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Illinois Tool Works (ITW) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$237.41
-2.66 (-1.11%)
(As of 05/28/2024 ET)

Illinois Tool Works Short Interest Data

Current Short Interest
7,110,000 shares
Previous Short Interest
6,940,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+2.45%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$1.77 billion
Short Interest Ratio
5.7 Days to Cover
Last Record Date
May 15, 2024
Outstanding Shares
298,400,000 shares
Float Size
297,380,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
2.39%
Today's Trading Volume
1,217,543 shares
Average Trading Volume
1,200,123 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
101%
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Illinois Tool Works Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
5/15/20247,110,000 shares $1.77 billion +2.5%2.4%5.7 $249.09
4/30/20246,940,000 shares $1.69 billion +7.3%2.3%5.5 $244.11
4/15/20246,470,000 shares $1.64 billion -9.1%2.2%4.9 $253.88
3/31/20247,120,000 shares $1.91 billion -5.7%2.4%5.6 $268.33
3/15/20247,550,000 shares $2.02 billion -3.7%2.5%6 $266.92
2/29/20247,840,000 shares $2.06 billion +8.9%2.6%7.3 $262.15
2/15/20247,200,000 shares $1.85 billion -6.6%2.4%7 $256.83
1/31/20247,710,000 shares $2.01 billion +4.2%2.6%7.4 $260.90
1/15/20247,400,000 shares $1.88 billion -4.0%2.5%7 $253.63
12/31/20237,710,000 shares $2.02 billion -1.8%2.6%7.3 $261.94
12/15/20237,850,000 shares $2.03 billion -1.1%2.6%7.3 $258.29
11/30/20237,940,000 shares $1.92 billion +0.1%2.7%7.3 $242.14
11/15/20237,930,000 shares $1.88 billion -2.2%2.6%7.5 $237.52
10/31/20238,110,000 shares $1.82 billion +8.7%2.7%7.7 $224.12
10/15/20237,460,000 shares $1.73 billion -3.6%2.5%7 $231.50
9/30/20237,740,000 shares $1.78 billion +13.0%2.6%7.6 $230.31
9/15/20236,850,000 shares $1.63 billion +3.8%2.3%6.9 $238.25
8/31/20236,600,000 shares $1.63 billion +2.5%2.2%6.5 $247.35
8/15/20236,440,000 shares $1.53 billion -1.1%2.1%6 $237.49
7/31/20236,510,000 shares $1.71 billion -1.8%2.2%6 $263.32
7/15/20236,630,000 shares $1.65 billion +5.6%2.2%6.1 $249.57
6/30/20236,280,000 shares $1.57 billion -0.2%2.1%5.9 $250.16
6/15/20236,290,000 shares $1.55 billion +7.3%2.1%5.7 $246.94
5/31/20235,860,000 shares $1.28 billion +1.4%1.9%5 $218.73
5/15/20235,780,000 shares $1.33 billion -3.0%1.9%5.2 $229.27
4/30/20235,960,000 shares $1.44 billion -2.9%2.0%5.4 $241.94
4/15/20236,140,000 shares $1.42 billion -4.2%2.0%5.6 $231.32
3/31/20236,410,000 shares $1.56 billion +11.1%2.1%5.8 $243.45
3/15/20235,770,000 shares $1.32 billion +5.1%1.9%5.4 $228.55
2/28/20235,490,000 shares $1.28 billion +1.7%1.8%5.6 $233.16
2/15/20235,400,000 shares $1.30 billion -16.3%1.8%5.2 $240.05
1/31/20236,450,000 shares $1.52 billion +1.3%2.1%6.1 $236.04
1/15/20236,370,000 shares $1.49 billion +3.2%2.1%5.9 $233.24
12/30/20226,170,000 shares $1.36 billion +8.3%2.0%5.6 $220.30
12/15/20225,700,000 shares $1.24 billion -4.4%1.9%5 $218.00
11/30/20225,960,000 shares $1.36 billion -5.1%2.0%5 $227.47
11/15/20226,280,000 shares $1.43 billion -0.8%2.1%5.3 $227.86
10/31/20226,330,000 shares $1.35 billion -10.0%2.1%5.4 $213.53
10/15/20227,030,000 shares $1.31 billion +5.7%2.3%6 $186.10
9/30/20226,650,000 shares $1.20 billion +9.0%2.2%6.2 $180.65
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9/15/20226,100,000 shares $1.19 billion +21.8%2.0%5.7 $194.79
8/31/20225,010,000 shares $976.10 million -9.9%1.6%4.6 $194.83
8/15/20225,560,000 shares $1.19 billion -0.7%1.8%5.4 $213.99
7/31/20225,600,000 shares $1.16 billion -2.3%1.8%5 $207.76
7/15/20225,730,000 shares $1.03 billion -9.3%1.9%5 $180.62
6/30/20226,320,000 shares $1.15 billion -2.9%N/A5.4 $182.25
6/15/20226,510,000 shares $1.21 billion -3.7%N/A5.7 $186.41
5/31/20226,760,000 shares $1.41 billion +9.0%2.2%6.1 $208.07
5/15/20226,200,000 shares $1.29 billion +5.8%2.0%5.2 $207.64
4/30/20225,860,000 shares $1.16 billion +1.9%1.9%5 $197.11
4/15/20225,750,000 shares $1.13 billion +1.8%1.9%5.1 $196.27
3/31/20225,650,000 shares $1.18 billion +6.0%1.8%5.1 $209.40
3/15/20225,330,000 shares $1.11 billion +17.4%1.7%4.9 $208.45
2/28/20224,540,000 shares $982.18 million -5.0%1.5%4.1 $216.34
2/15/20224,780,000 shares $1.05 billion -15.7%1.5%4.4 $219.74
1/31/20225,670,000 shares $1.33 billion +8.2%1.8%5.6 $233.92
1/15/20225,240,000 shares $1.28 billion -18.0%1.7%5.6 $243.84
12/31/20216,390,000 shares $1.58 billion +17.0%2.0%7.1 $246.80
12/15/20215,460,000 shares $1.34 billion +9.6%1.8%5.7 $245.05
11/30/20214,980,000 shares $1.16 billion +6.9%1.6%5.2 $232.15
11/15/20214,660,000 shares $1.11 billion +6.2%1.5%5.1 $239.02
10/29/20214,390,000 shares $1.00 billion -0.5%1.4%4.9 $227.87
10/15/20214,410,000 shares $985.50 million -16.6%1.4%5 $223.47
9/30/20215,290,000 shares $1.09 billion +9.5%1.7%6 $206.63
9/15/20214,830,000 shares $1.06 billion +9.8%1.5%5.7 $220.20
8/31/20214,400,000 shares $1.02 billion +0.9%1.4%5.2 $232.86
8/13/20214,360,000 shares $1.02 billion No Change1.4%5.2 $233.01
7/30/20214,360,000 shares $988.28 million +3.6%1.4%4.9 $226.67
7/15/20214,210,000 shares $966.15 million +0.7%1.3%4.7 $229.49
6/30/20214,180,000 shares $934.48 million +9.7%1.3%4.4 $223.56
6/15/20213,810,000 shares $883.96 million +2.4%1.2%3.9 $232.01
5/28/20213,720,000 shares $862.15 million +38.8%1.2%3.5 $231.76
5/14/20212,680,000 shares $637.71 million -14.4%0.9%2.4 $237.95
4/30/20213,130,000 shares $722.31 million -19.7%1.0%2.8 $230.77
4/15/20213,900,000 shares $864.32 million -12.6%1.2%3.4 $221.62
3/31/20214,460,000 shares $1.00 billion +23.6%1.4%3.9 $224.76
3/15/20213,610,000 shares $779.76 million +3.7%1.1%3.3 $216.00
2/26/20213,480,000 shares $705.36 million -1.4%1.1%3.4 $202.69
2/12/20213,530,000 shares $709.32 million +1.7%1.1%3.3 $200.94
1/29/20213,470,000 shares $684.60 million No Change1.1%3.2 $197.29
1/15/20213,470,000 shares $712.77 million -5.5%1.1%3.2 $205.41
12/31/20203,670,000 shares $741.96 million No Change1.2%3.4 $202.17
12/15/20203,670,000 shares $732.79 million -20.7%1.2%3.4 $199.67
11/30/20204,630,000 shares $982.62 million +3.6%1.5%4.2 $212.23
11/15/20204,470,000 shares $945.27 million -2.6%1.4%4.5 $211.47
10/30/20204,590,000 shares $903.36 million -13.2%1.5%4.8 $196.81
10/15/20205,290,000 shares $1.07 billion -5.0%1.7%5.8 $203.10
9/30/20205,570,000 shares $1.08 billion -1.4%1.8%5.9 $193.21
9/15/20205,650,000 shares $1.12 billion -7.8%1.8%5.7 $198.64
8/31/20206,130,000 shares $1.21 billion -6.3%2.0%5.6 $197.55
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8/14/20206,540,000 shares $1.28 billion -8.3%2.1%5.7 $196.13
7/31/20207,130,000 shares $1.32 billion -10.1%2.3%5.8 $184.99
7/15/20207,930,000 shares $1.42 billion -7.1%2.5%5.9 $179.43
6/30/20208,540,000 shares $1.49 billion -6.5%2.7%6.1 $174.85
6/15/20209,130,000 shares $1.51 billion -0.8%2.9%5.8 $164.95
5/29/20209,200,000 shares $1.59 billion +0.6%2.9%5.1 $172.46
5/15/20209,150,000 shares $1.42 billion +4.8%2.9%4.7 $155.68
4/30/20208,730,000 shares $1.42 billion -3.0%2.8%4.7 $162.50
4/15/20209,000,000 shares $1.37 billion +16.4%2.9%4.8 $152.70
3/31/20207,730,000 shares $1.22 billion +7.1%2.4%4.2 $158.23
3/13/20207,219,000 shares $1.15 billion +0.3%2.3%5.5 $159.28
2/28/20207,200,000 shares $850.25 million +7.6%2.3%5.5 $118.09
2/14/20206,690,000 shares $1.10 billion -5.1%2.1%5.8 $164.62
1/31/20207,050,000 shares $1.24 billion +1.0%2.2%6.3 $175.99
1/15/20206,980,000 shares $1.31 billion -0.3%2.2%6.1 $187.13
12/31/20197,000,000 shares $1.23 billion +2.6%2.2%6.4 $176.30
8/15/20198,021,000 shares $1.17 billion -0.6%2.5%5.9 $145.30

ITW Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Illinois Tool Works' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Illinois Tool Works shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of April 30th, traders have sold 6,940,000 shares of ITW short. 2.33% of Illinois Tool Works' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Illinois Tool Works' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Illinois Tool Works?

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. ITW shares currently have a short interest ratio of 6.0. Learn More on Illinois Tool Works's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Illinois Tool Works?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Illinois Tool Works: Walleye Trading LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, Levin Capital Strategies L.P., BNP Paribas Financial Markets, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., Planned Solutions Inc., Portman Square Capital LLP, and HBK Investments L P. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Illinois Tool Works?

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. 2.33% of Illinois Tool Works' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Illinois Tool Works' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Illinois Tool Works saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 6,940,000 shares, an increase of 7.3% from the previous total of 6,470,000 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 Illinois Tool Works' float size?

Illinois Tool Works currently has issued a total of 298,400,000 shares. Some of Illinois Tool Works' 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. Illinois Tool Works currently has a public float of 297,390,000 shares.

How does Illinois Tool Works' short interest compare to its competitors?

2.33% of Illinois Tool Works' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "industrial products" compare to Illinois Tool Works: Cintas Co. (1.54%), Parker-Hannifin Co. (0.64%), Emerson Electric Co. (0.99%), Johnson Controls International plc (1.53%), W.W. Grainger, Inc. (2.92%), Deere & Company (1.28%), Xylem Inc. (1.80%), Rockwell Automation, Inc. (2.61%), Dover Co. (2.79%), Ball Co. (3.00%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.98 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.35 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.06 billion), General Motors ($2.88 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.32 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.27 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.22 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.18 billion), Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ($1.95 billion), and Chesapeake Energy Co. ($1.52 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Illinois Tool Works stock?

Short selling ITW is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Illinois Tool Works as its price is falling. ITW shares are trading down $0.98 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 Illinois Tool Works?

A short squeeze for Illinois Tool Works 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 ITW, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Illinois Tool Works' 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 ITW, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 30 2024.



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