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NYSE:IBM

International Business Machines Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$144.61
+1.22 (+0.85 %)
(As of 10/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$142.79
$144.85
50-Day Range
$132.97
$144.11
52-Week Range
$105.92
$152.84
Volume3.17 million shs
Average Volume5.14 million shs
Market Capitalization$129.62 billion
P/E Ratio24.39
Dividend Yield4.57%
Beta1.22

International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume25,810,000 shares
Previous Short Volume25,460,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+1.37%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$3.59 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover6.7
Last Record DateSeptember, 30 2021
Outstanding Shares896,320,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted2.88%
Today's Trading Volume3,170,857 shares
Average Trading Volume5,141,962 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-38.33%

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
9/30/202125,810,000 shares $3.59 billion +1.4%N/A6.7 $138.93
9/15/202125,460,000 shares $3.49 billion +1.5%N/A6.4 $137.20
8/31/202125,090,000 shares $3.52 billion -2.0%N/A6.4 $140.34
8/13/202125,600,000 shares $3.67 billion -0.1%N/A6.2 $143.18
7/30/202125,620,000 shares $3.61 billion -2.2%N/A5.8 $140.96
7/15/202126,190,000 shares $3.68 billion +7.5%2.9%5.5 $140.45
6/30/202124,370,000 shares $3.57 billion -4.7%2.7%4.8 $146.59
6/15/202125,580,000 shares $3.82 billion +3.7%2.9%5.2 $149.36
5/28/202124,660,000 shares $3.54 billion -1.9%2.8%4.9 $143.74
5/14/202125,130,000 shares $3.62 billion -12.1%N/A4.5 $144.17
4/30/202128,590,000 shares $4.12 billion +3.4%N/A5 $144.24
4/15/202127,650,000 shares $3.67 billion +2.4%N/A4.2 $132.63
3/31/202127,010,000 shares $3.64 billion -7.2%N/A4.2 $134.72
3/15/202129,100,000 shares $3.71 billion -3.0%N/A4.5 $127.61
2/26/202130,010,000 shares $3.68 billion +3.3%N/A4.6 $122.47
2/12/202129,060,000 shares $3.51 billion +8.3%N/A4.7 $120.91
1/29/202126,830,000 shares $3.22 billion +2.3%N/A4.3 $120.08
1/15/202126,220,000 shares $3.38 billion +6.6%N/A4.2 $128.97
12/31/202024,590,000 shares $3.06 billion +7.3%N/A4.4 $124.34
12/15/202022,920,000 shares $2.83 billion +4.0%N/A4 $123.53
11/30/202022,030,000 shares $2.74 billion -5.3%N/A4 $124.35
11/15/202023,260,000 shares $2.72 billion -5.3%N/A4.3 $116.85
10/30/202024,560,000 shares $2.67 billion +7.2%N/A4.8 $108.91
10/15/202022,920,000 shares $2.89 billion +5.1%N/A4.8 $125.94
9/30/202021,800,000 shares $2.65 billion -1.5%N/A4.8 $121.67

Institutional Investors Shorting International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM)

This table shows institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders that have reported short positions as of their most recent reporting period. Most commonly, these investors have purchased put options on shares of International Business Machines. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Reporting DateInvestor NameShares Shorted (Previous)Shares Shorted (Current)Position ChangePosition Size
10/14/2021XR Securities LLC15,5000-100.0%$0.00
9/13/2021Bank of America Corp DE46,600184,600+296.1%$27,061.00
9/10/2021HBK Investments L PN/A11,300N/A$1,656.00
8/31/2021Pathstone Family Office LLCN/A20,884N/A$3,061.00
8/17/2021Wells Fargo & Company MN88,50040,200-54.6%$5,893.00
8/17/2021Walleye Trading LLC542,400398,200-26.6%$58,372.00
8/17/2021Logan Capital Management Inc.N/A73,170N/A$10,726.00
8/17/2021Millennium Management LLC1,458,5001,471,800+0.9%$215,751.00
8/17/2021Pathstone Family Office LLCN/A20,884N/A$3,061.00
8/17/2021Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P.1,582,5001,276,600-19.3%$187,142.00
8/17/2021Balyasny Asset Management LLC150,0000-100.0%$0.00
8/17/2021Caas Capital Management LP10,0000-100.0%$0.00
8/17/2021Citadel Advisors LLC1,982,3002,310,900+16.6%$338,755.00
8/17/2021CMT Capital Markets Trading GmbH59,40045,000-24.2%$6,597.00
8/16/2021Squarepoint Ops LLC29,20067,400+130.8%$9,880.00
8/16/2021Bank of America Corp DE46,600184,600+296.1%$27,061.00
8/16/2021SG3 Management LLC5,0005,000No Change$733.00
8/16/2021Royal Bank of Canada40,000416,500+941.3%$61,055.00
8/16/2021Capital Markets Trading UK LLP47,70037,600-21.2%$5,512.00
8/16/2021Credit Suisse AG478,700453,600-5.2%$66,021.00
8/16/2021Maven Securities LTD17,10016,400-4.1%$2,404.00
8/16/2021HBK Investments L PN/A11,300N/A$1,656.00
8/16/2021Capula Management Ltd249,800115,300-53.8%$16,902.00
8/16/2021Goldman Sachs Group Inc.116,600375,800+222.3%$55,089.00
8/16/2021M&T Bank Corp4444No Change$0.00
8/16/2021Allianz Asset Management GmbH26,40017,200-34.8%$2,521.00
8/13/2021PEAK6 Investments LLC234,400183,964-21.5%$32,250.00
8/12/2021Lido Advisors LLCN/A4,100N/A$601.00
8/12/2021SG Americas Securities LLC725,000614,600-15.2%$1,269.00
8/12/2021Simplex Trading LLC8,975754,900+8,311.1%$110,660.00
8/12/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.1,100174,900+15,800.0%$25,639.00
8/12/2021Twin Tree Management LP967,00024,600-97.5%$3,606.00
8/11/2021HAP Trading LLC34,20042,900+25.4%$144.00
8/11/2021Susquehanna International Group LLP3,114,7002,784,900-10.6%$408,238.00
8/10/2021Group One Trading L.P.203,700291,000+42.9%$42,658.00
8/10/2021BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA8,7248,292-5.0%$121,552.00
8/10/2021Citigroup Inc.249,500117,000-53.1%$17,151.00
8/6/2021Wolverine Trading LLC589,100664,200+12.7%$96,674.00
8/6/2021IMC Chicago LLC308,900308,000-0.3%$45,150.00
8/6/2021Gladius Capital Management LP98,0005,700-94.2%$836.00
8/3/2021Avestar Capital LLCN/A15,000N/A$2,199.00
8/2/2021Advisor Group Holdings Inc.775-93.5%$2.00
8/2/2021Mint Tower Capital Management B.V.9,5000-100.0%$0.00
7/31/2021Valeo Financial Advisors LLCN/A1,700N/A$249.00
7/31/2021Clear Street Markets LLC38188+394.7%$2,756.00
7/31/2021Cutler Group LP38,50046,300+20.3%$138.00
7/26/2021XR Securities LLCN/A15,500N/A$10.00

International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM) Short Interest FAQ













International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is International Business Machines' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of International Business Machines shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of September 30th, traders have sold 25,810,000 shares of IBM short. Learn More on International Business Machines' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for International Business Machines?

The short interest ratio, also known as the "days to cover ratio", is calculated by dividing the number of shares of a stock sold short divided by its average trading volume. A short interest ratio ranging between 1 and 4 generally indicates strong positive sentiment about a stock and a lack of short sellers. A short interest ratio of 10 or greater indicates strong pessimism about a stock. International Business Machines currently has a short interest ratio of 7.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for International Business Machines

Which institutional investors are shorting International Business Machines?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of International Business Machines: XR Securities LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, HBK Investments L P, Pathstone Family Office LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Walleye Trading LLC, Logan Capital Management Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Pathstone Family Office LLC, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Caas Capital Management LP, Citadel Advisors LLC, CMT Capital Markets Trading GmbH, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, SG3 Management LLC, Royal Bank of Canada, Capital Markets Trading UK LLP, Credit Suisse AG, Maven Securities LTD, HBK Investments L P, Capula Management Ltd, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., M&T Bank Corp, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Lido Advisors LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, Simplex Trading LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Twin Tree Management LP, HAP Trading LLC, Susquehanna International Group LLP, Group One Trading L.P., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Citigroup Inc., Wolverine Trading LLC, IMC Chicago LLC, Gladius Capital Management LP, Avestar Capital LLC, Advisor Group Holdings Inc., Mint Tower Capital Management B.V., Valeo Financial Advisors LLC, Clear Street Markets LLC, Cutler Group LP, and XR Securities LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Is International Business Machines' short interest increasing or decreasing?

International Business Machines saw a increase in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totaling 25,810,000 shares, an increase of 1.4% from the previous total of 25,460,000 shares. Changes in short volume can be used to identify positive and negative investor sentiment. Investors that short sell a stock are betting that its price will decline in the future. An increase in short sale volume suggests bearish (negative) sentiment among investors. A decrease on short sale volume suggests bullish (positive) sentiment.

How does International Business Machines' short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of International Business Machines' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "it consulting & other services" compare to International Business Machines: Accenture plc (0.53%), Cognizant Technology Solutions Co. (1.32%), EPAM Systems, Inc. (1.04%), Gartner, Inc. (1.61%), Leidos Holdings, Inc. (1.91%), Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. (1.14%), Amdocs Limited (1.95%), CACI International Inc (1.63%), Teradata Co. (5.94%), and ManTech International Co. (1.60%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: S&P Global Inc. ($7.35 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($6.43 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.68 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.48 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($3.77 billion), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited ($3.73 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($3.10 billion), Zoom Video Communications, Inc. ($2.87 billion), Match Group, Inc. ($2.83 billion), and DoorDash, Inc. ($2.54 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short International Business Machines stock?

Short selling IBM is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from International Business Machines as its price is falling. International Business Machines' stock is trading up $1.22 today. To short International Business Machines stock, an investor borrows shares, sells them and buys the shares back on the public market later to return it to the lender. Short sellers are betting that International Business Machines will decline in price. If the stock does drop after selling, the short seller buys it back at a lower price and returns it to the lender. The difference between the sell price and the buy price is the trader's profit.

How does a short squeeze work against International Business Machines?

A short squeeze for International Business Machines occurs when it has a large amount of short interest and its stock appreciates in price. This forces short sellers to cover their short interest positions by buying actual shares of IBM, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is International Business Machines' short interest reported?

Short interest is typically published by a stock exchange once per month. However, NASDAQ publishes a report for U.S. stocks, including IBM, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is September, 30 2021.



This page was last updated on 10/15/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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