NYSE:IFF

International Flavors & Fragrances Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$150.64
+1.51 (+1.01 %)
(As of 07/30/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$148.75
$150.77
50-Day Range
$140.11
$150.64
52-Week Range
$99.54
$150.77
Volume738,038 shs
Average Volume1.15 million shs
Market Capitalization$37.50 billion
P/E Ratio81.43
Dividend Yield2.04%
Beta0.96

International Flavors & Fragrances (NYSE:IFF) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume6,380,000 shares
Previous Short Volume6,380,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous MonthNo Change
Dollar Volume Sold Short$918.72 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover5.1
Last Record DateJuly, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares248,920,000 shares
Float Size248,470,000 shares
Short Percent of Float2.57%
Today's Trading Volume738,038 shares
Average Trading Volume1,147,137 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-35.66%

Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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International Flavors & Fragrances (NYSE:IFF) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
7/15/20216,380,000 shares $918.72 million No Change2.6%5.1 $144.00
6/30/20216,380,000 shares $953.17 million -12.6%2.6%5 $149.40
6/15/20217,300,000 shares $1.07 billion -4.6%2.9%5.2 $147.23
5/28/20217,650,000 shares $1.08 billion -10.2%3.1%4.9 $141.67
5/14/20218,520,000 shares $1.18 billion -4.5%N/A4.8 $138.65
4/30/20218,920,000 shares $1.29 billion -5.4%N/A3.8 $144.13
4/15/20219,430,000 shares $1.33 billion -24.1%N/A2 $140.95
3/31/202112,430,000 shares $1.74 billion +0.2%N/A2.3 $139.75
3/15/202112,400,000 shares $1.67 billion +3.1%N/A2.2 $134.84
2/26/202112,030,000 shares $1.64 billion -32.1%N/A2.2 $136.63
2/12/202117,710,000 shares $2.42 billion -59.8%N/A3.3 $136.77
1/29/202144,000,000 shares $5.06 billion +46.8%N/A9 $115.02
1/15/202129,980,000 shares $3.60 billion +50.8%28.1%10.4 $119.94
12/31/202019,880,000 shares $2.21 billion +4.3%18.6%10.1 $111.26
12/15/202019,060,000 shares $2.08 billion +3.2%17.9%13.9 $109.25
11/30/202018,470,000 shares $2.08 billion +4.7%17.3%15 $112.87
11/15/202017,640,000 shares $1.98 billion +0.9%16.5%15.5 $112.17
10/30/202017,480,000 shares $1.80 billion +10.6%16.4%16.2 $102.92
10/15/202015,800,000 shares $1.85 billion +10.6%14.8%16.9 $116.91
9/30/202014,280,000 shares $1.75 billion -1.8%13.4%16.7 $122.45
9/15/202014,540,000 shares $1.81 billion +3.2%13.6%17.8 $124.24
8/31/202014,090,000 shares $1.74 billion +1.7%13.2%16.8 $123.79
8/14/202013,850,000 shares $1.71 billion +1.2%13.0%16.1 $123.17
7/31/202013,680,000 shares $1.72 billion -0.9%12.8%14.4 $125.95
7/15/202013,800,000 shares $1.75 billion +0.4%12.9%15.2 $127.01

Institutional Investors Shorting International Flavors & Fragrances (NYSE:IFF)

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 Flavors & Fragrances. 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
7/31/2021Private Capital Management LLC6,5000-100.0%$0.00
7/31/2021Cutler Group LP18,1006,000-66.9%$29.00
7/20/2021Equitec Specialists LLC15,0000-100.0%$0.00

International Flavors & Fragrances (NYSE:IFF) Short Interest FAQ

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What is International Flavors & Fragrances' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of International Flavors & Fragrances shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of July 15th, investors have sold 6,380,000 shares of IFF short. 2.57% of International Flavors & Fragrances' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on International Flavors & Fragrances' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for International Flavors & Fragrances?

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 Flavors & Fragrances currently has a short interest ratio of 5.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for International Flavors & Fragrances

Which institutional investors are shorting International Flavors & Fragrances?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of International Flavors & Fragrances: Private Capital Management LLC, Cutler Group LP, and Equitec Specialists LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for International Flavors & Fragrances?

Companies that have a short interest as a percentage of float below 10% indicates positive investor sentiment and few short sellers. Stocks with a short interest percentage above 10% is considered high, suggesting some investors are pessimistic about the stock. Companies with a short interest percentage of 20% or more indicates widespread negative sentiment. 2.57% of International Flavors & Fragrances' floating shares are currently sold short.

What is International Flavors & Fragrances' float size?

International Flavors & Fragrances currently has issued a total of 248,920,000 shares. Some of International Flavors & Fragrances' outstanding shares are available for trading, while others are subject to various restrictions. The public float, also referred to as floating shares or "the float", are shares that publicly owned, unrestricted and available to trade on the open market. International Flavors & Fragrances currently has a public float of 248,470,000 shares.

How does International Flavors & Fragrances' short interest compare to its competitors?

2.57% of International Flavors & Fragrances' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "specialty chemicals" compare to International Flavors & Fragrances: The Sherwin-Williams Company (1.27%), Ecolab Inc. (0.82%), Albemarle Co. (2.19%), Celanese Co. (1.18%), RPM International Inc. (1.32%), Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (3.23%), W. R. Grace & Co. (4.08%), Quaker Chemical Co. (11.14%), Balchem Co. (1.29%), and Sensient Technologies Co. (1.94%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($7.55 billion), Square, Inc. ($7.47 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($7.40 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($6.82 billion), Aon plc ($5.98 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.10 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.38 billion), AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. ($2.87 billion), Teladoc Health, Inc. ($2.55 billion), and Nuance Communications, Inc. ($2.41 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short International Flavors & Fragrances stock?

Short selling IFF is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from International Flavors & Fragrances as its price is falling. International Flavors & Fragrances' stock is trading up $1.51 today. To short International Flavors & Fragrances 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 Flavors & Fragrances 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 Flavors & Fragrances?

A short squeeze for International Flavors & Fragrances 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 IFF, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is International Flavors & Fragrances' 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 IFF, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is July, 15 2021.



This page was last updated on 8/1/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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