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NYSE:IP

International Paper Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$52.05
-1.17 (-2.20 %)
(As of 03/4/2021 05:13 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$51.26
Now: $52.05
$53.84
50-Day Range
$46.75
MA: $49.83
$52.63
52-Week Range
$26.38
Now: $52.05
$53.84
Volume3.12 million shs
Average Volume3.18 million shs
Market Capitalization$20.46 billion
P/E Ratio41.64
Dividend Yield3.85%
Beta1.1

Short Interest

International Paper (NYSE:IP) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume8,570,000 shares
Previous Short Volume6,620,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+29.46%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$425.50 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover3.0
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares397,330,000 shares
Float Size390,820,000 shares
Short Percent of Float2.19%
Today's Trading Volume3,117,234 shares
Average Trading Volume3,175,256 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-1.83%

Short Interest Over Time


International Paper (NYSE:IP) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/20218,570,000 shares $425.50 million +29.5%2.2%3 $49.65
1/29/20216,620,000 shares $320.41 million -6.6%1.7%2.3 $48.40
1/15/20217,090,000 shares $355.56 million +5.0%1.8%2.6 $50.15
12/31/20208,420,000 shares $438.68 million -0.5%2.2%2.9 $52.10
12/15/20208,420,000 shares $418.81 million -0.5%2.2%2.9 $49.74
11/30/20208,460,000 shares $422.83 million -17.3%2.2%2.7 $49.98
11/15/202010,230,000 shares $506.18 million -0.2%2.6%3.3 $49.48
10/30/202010,250,000 shares $490.87 million -13.4%2.6%3.4 $47.89
10/15/202011,830,000 shares $524.90 million -4.3%3.0%3.9 $44.37
9/30/202012,360,000 shares $543.96 million -14.0%3.2%4.2 $44.01
9/15/202014,370,000 shares $591.47 million +2.9%3.7%5 $41.16
8/31/202013,970,000 shares $530.86 million -1.9%3.6%4.9 $38.00
8/14/202014,240,000 shares $534.28 million +12.7%3.6%5.1 $37.52
7/31/202012,640,000 shares $466.29 million +7.6%3.2%4.4 $36.89
7/15/202011,750,000 shares $408.78 million -6.6%3.0%4 $34.79
6/30/202012,580,000 shares $456.91 million +29.6%3.2%3.9 $36.32
6/15/20209,710,000 shares $337.33 million -0.8%2.5%2.8 $34.74
5/29/20209,790,000 shares $328.75 million -7.3%2.5%2.5 $33.58
5/15/202010,560,000 shares $359.57 million +12.7%2.7%2.7 $34.05
4/30/20209,370,000 shares $335.82 million -8.4%2.4%2.4 $35.84
4/15/202010,230,000 shares $338.31 million +8.3%2.6%2.7 $33.07
3/31/20209,450,000 shares $294.18 million -18.5%2.4%2.7 $31.13
3/13/202011,589,800 shares $396.02 million -7.2%3.0%3.9 $34.17
2/28/202012,490,000 shares $330.61 million -1.1%3.2%4.2 $26.47
2/14/202012,630,000 shares $431.57 million +20.1%3.2%4.6 $34.17

International Paper (NYSE:IP) Short Interest FAQ

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What is International Paper's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of International Paper shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of February 12th, investors have sold 8,570,000 shares of IP short. 2.19% of International Paper's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for International Paper?

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 Paper currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for International Paper?

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. 2.19% of International Paper's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is International Paper's short interest increasing or decreasing?

International Paper saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 8,570,000 shares, an increase of 29.5% from the previous total of 6,620,000 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.

What is International Paper's float size?

International Paper currently has issued a total of 393,117,000 shares. Some of International Paper's 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 Paper currently has a public float of 390,820,000 shares.

How does International Paper's short interest compare to its competitors?

2.19% of International Paper's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "basic materials" compare to International Paper: Basf Se (0.00%), L'Air Liquide S.A. (0.00%), BHP Group (0.00%), Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd. (0.00%), Ecolab Inc. (0.73%), Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (0.72%), Southern Copper Co. (6.33%), Anglo American plc (0.00%), Fortescue Metals Group Limited (0.00%), and Glencore plc (0.00%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: ViacomCBS Inc. ($6.50 billion), Aon Plc ($5.58 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.30 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.97 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.80 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.84 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.40 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.35 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.07 billion), and The Kroger Co. ($2.00 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short International Paper stock?

Short selling IP is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from International Paper as its price is falling. International Paper's stock is trading down $1.17 today. To short International Paper 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 Paper 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 Paper?

A short squeeze for International Paper 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 IP, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is International Paper's 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 IP, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.



This page was last updated on 3/4/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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