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International Business Machines (IBM) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$167.13
-2.53 (-1.49%)
(As of 05/29/2024 ET)

International Business Machines Short Interest Data

Current Short Interest
20,180,000 shares
Previous Short Interest
20,460,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-1.37%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$3.40 billion
Short Interest Ratio
4.6 Days to Cover
Last Record Date
May 15, 2024
Outstanding Shares
918,600,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
2.20%
Today's Trading Volume
4,190,055 shares
Average Trading Volume
3,282,791 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
128%
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International Business Machines Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
5/15/202420,180,000 shares $3.40 billion -1.4%N/A4.6 $168.29
4/30/202420,460,000 shares $3.40 billion -8.9%N/A4.5 $166.19
4/15/202422,450,000 shares $4.07 billion -3.6%N/A4.5 $181.25
3/31/202423,290,000 shares $4.45 billion -0.2%N/A4.6 $190.96
3/15/202423,330,000 shares $4.46 billion +6.1%N/A4.6 $191.09
2/29/202422,000,000 shares $4.07 billion +1.8%N/A4.3 $184.78
2/15/202421,610,000 shares $4.04 billion -8.1%N/A4.4 $186.87
1/31/202423,510,000 shares $4.32 billion -5.6%N/A4.9 $183.59
1/15/202424,910,000 shares $4.13 billion -3.2%N/A5.8 $165.80
12/31/202325,720,000 shares $4.21 billion -6.0%N/A6.2 $163.55
12/15/202327,370,000 shares $4.44 billion +1.3%N/A6.4 $162.26
11/30/202327,020,000 shares $4.28 billion +3.0%N/A6.4 $158.54
11/15/202326,240,000 shares $4.00 billion +1.2%N/A6.6 $152.62
10/31/202325,940,000 shares $3.75 billion -10.5%N/A6.5 $144.64
10/15/202328,990,000 shares $4.01 billion +0.7%N/A7.4 $138.46
9/30/202328,780,000 shares $4.04 billion -0.4%N/A7.2 $140.30
9/15/202328,890,000 shares $4.22 billion +4.9%N/A7.4 $145.99
8/31/202327,540,000 shares $4.04 billion -1.3%N/A6.7 $146.83
8/15/202327,890,000 shares $3.96 billion +5.9%N/A6.3 $141.87
7/31/202326,330,000 shares $3.80 billion +2.8%N/A5.9 $144.18
7/15/202325,610,000 shares $3.42 billion -4.6%N/A5.8 $133.40
6/30/202326,850,000 shares $3.59 billion -0.5%N/A6.1 $133.81
6/15/202326,990,000 shares $3.74 billion +10.9%N/A5.9 $138.42
5/31/202324,330,000 shares $3.13 billion -6.4%N/A4.8 $128.64
5/15/202325,980,000 shares $3.20 billion -0.5%N/A5.4 $123.36
4/30/202326,110,000 shares $3.30 billion +5.8%N/A5.4 $126.41
4/15/202324,680,000 shares $3.16 billion +3.6%N/A4.7 $128.14
3/31/202323,820,000 shares $3.12 billion -7.3%N/A4.7 $131.09
3/15/202325,700,000 shares $3.17 billion -1.1%N/A5.2 $123.28
2/28/202325,980,000 shares $3.36 billion +1.1%N/A6 $129.30
2/15/202325,690,000 shares $3.50 billion -10.2%N/A5.8 $136.40
1/31/202328,620,000 shares $3.86 billion -5.0%N/A6.2 $134.73
1/15/202330,110,000 shares $4.39 billion +1.7%N/A6.7 $145.89
12/30/202229,620,000 shares $4.17 billion -3.6%N/A6.5 $140.89
12/15/202230,720,000 shares $4.37 billion +2.7%N/A6.4 $142.36
11/30/202229,920,000 shares $4.46 billion -1.8%N/A6.4 $148.90
11/15/202230,470,000 shares $4.40 billion +5.2%N/A6.6 $144.34
10/31/202228,960,000 shares $4.00 billion +8.0%N/A6.6 $138.29
10/15/202226,820,000 shares $3.22 billion +3.7%N/A6.3 $120.04
9/30/202225,870,000 shares $3.07 billion +0.4%N/A5.6 $118.81
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9/15/202225,760,000 shares $3.23 billion +8.1%N/A5.5 $125.49
8/31/202223,820,000 shares $3.06 billion +5.2%N/A5 $128.45
8/15/202222,640,000 shares $3.05 billion -2.0%N/A4.5 $134.93
7/31/202223,110,000 shares $3.02 billion +3.1%N/A4.2 $130.79
7/15/202222,410,000 shares $3.14 billion +0.9%N/A3.9 $139.92
6/30/202222,210,000 shares $3.14 billion +4.2%2.5%4.2 $141.19
6/15/202221,310,000 shares $2.92 billion +8.8%2.4%4.1 $137.06
5/31/202219,580,000 shares $2.72 billion +2.6%N/A4 $138.84
5/15/202219,090,000 shares $2.55 billion -11.8%N/A3.8 $133.60
4/30/202221,650,000 shares $2.86 billion +2.0%N/A4.4 $132.21
4/15/202221,230,000 shares $2.69 billion -2.1%N/A4 $126.56
3/31/202221,680,000 shares $2.82 billion -6.2%N/A4.1 $130.02
3/15/202223,120,000 shares $2.90 billion -9.7%N/A4.2 $125.64
2/28/202225,610,000 shares $3.14 billion -7.8%N/A4.4 $122.51
2/15/202227,790,000 shares $3.61 billion +8.3%N/A4.7 $129.94
1/31/202225,650,000 shares $3.43 billion +6.0%N/A4.3 $133.57
1/15/202224,200,000 shares $3.25 billion +0.9%N/A4 $134.21
12/31/202123,990,000 shares $3.21 billion +4.5%N/A3.9 $133.66
12/15/202122,950,000 shares $2.83 billion +0.7%N/A3.9 $123.11
11/30/202122,800,000 shares $2.67 billion -5.7%N/A4.1 $117.10
11/15/202124,180,000 shares $2.87 billion -7.7%N/A4.8 $118.87
10/29/202126,200,000 shares $3.28 billion +2.8%N/A5.5 $125.10
10/15/202125,490,000 shares $3.69 billion -1.2%N/A5.9 $144.61
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
9/15/202022,130,000 shares $2.71 billion -2.2%N/A4.9 $122.44
8/31/202022,630,000 shares $2.79 billion +4.8%N/A4.7 $123.31
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8/14/202021,600,000 shares $2.71 billion -4.5%N/A4.4 $125.27
7/31/202022,610,000 shares $2.78 billion -2.7%N/A4.5 $122.94
7/15/202023,240,000 shares $2.80 billion -4.1%2.6%4.4 $120.60
6/30/202024,240,000 shares $2.93 billion +11.5%2.7%4.6 $120.77
6/15/202021,740,000 shares $2.64 billion +4.5%2.5%3.9 $121.65
5/29/202020,810,000 shares $2.60 billion -3.3%2.4%3.3 $124.90
5/15/202021,510,000 shares $2.52 billion +12.2%2.4%3.2 $116.98
4/30/202019,170,000 shares $2.41 billion +3.3%N/A2.9 $125.56
4/15/202018,550,000 shares $2.20 billion +9.8%N/A2.6 $118.69
3/31/202016,890,000 shares $2.11 billion -11.7%N/A2.4 $124.72
3/13/202019,131,600 shares $2.32 billion +2.5%N/A3.6 $121.50
2/28/202018,670,000 shares $1.77 billion -1.4%N/A3.5 $94.77
2/14/202018,930,000 shares $2.36 billion +13.9%2.1%4.1 $124.77
1/31/202016,620,000 shares $2.32 billion -1.2%1.9%3.8 $139.75
1/15/202016,820,000 shares $2.58 billion +4.0%1.9%4.5 $153.48
12/31/201916,170,000 shares $2.27 billion +6.9%1.8%4.5 $140.56
8/15/201917,512,900 shares $2.28 billion +3.3%2.0%4.7 $129.99

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 May 15th, traders have sold 20,180,000 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. IBM shares currently have a short interest ratio of 5.0. Learn More on International Business Machines's short interest ratio.

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: Bluefin Capital Management LLC, Walleye Trading LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, CMT Capital Markets Trading GmbH, BlueCrest Capital Management Ltd, Capital Markets Trading UK LLP, PEAK6 Investments LLC, HAP Trading LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., XR Securities LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, BNP Paribas Financial Markets, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., Caas Capital Management LP, Oak Hill Wealth Advisors LLC, Simplex Trading LLC, Portman Square Capital LLP, IMC Chicago LLC, Capital CS Group LLC, and Nomura Holdings Inc.. 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 drop in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 20,180,000 shares, a drop of 1.4% from the previous total of 20,460,000 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?

Here is how the short interest of companies compare to International Business Machines: Accenture plc (1.14%), Gartner, Inc. (1.61%), Cognizant Technology Solutions Co. (2.75%), Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. (1.11%), Leidos Holdings, Inc. (1.77%), EPAM Systems, Inc. (1.43%), CACI International Inc (1.06%), Amdocs Limited (1.99%), Teradata Co. (2.96%), The Hackett Group, Inc. (0.93%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.81 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.30 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.10 billion), General Motors ($2.84 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.77 billion), AppLovin Co. ($2.22 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.22 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.16 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.12 billion), and Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ($2.12 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. IBM shares are trading down $2.53 today. To short a 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 a stock 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 increases 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 May, 15 2024.



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