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NYSE:J

Jacobs Engineering Group Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$127.96
+1.43 (+1.13%)
(As of 01/21/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$125.11
$128.82
50-Day Range
$126.53
$148.45
52-Week Range
$100.05
$149.55
Volume
823,862 shs
Average Volume
583,585 shs
Market Capitalization
$16.56 billion
P/E Ratio
39.99
Dividend Yield
0.66%
Beta
0.8

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE:J) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
994,700 shares
Previous Short Volume
1,150,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-13.50%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$138.49 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
1.8
Last Record Date
December, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares
129,453,000 shares
Float Size
127,520,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
0.78%
Today's Trading Volume
823,862 shares
Average Trading Volume
583,585 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
41.17%
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Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time


Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE:J) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
12/31/2021994,700 shares $138.49 million -13.5%0.8%1.8 $139.23
12/15/20211,150,000 shares $161.09 million +12.8%0.9%2 $140.08
11/30/20211,020,000 shares $145.41 million -3.8%0.8%1.9 $142.56
11/15/20211,060,000 shares $154.17 million -6.2%0.8%2 $145.44
10/29/20211,130,000 shares $158.67 million -20.4%0.9%2.2 $140.42
10/15/20211,420,000 shares $190.22 million -9.0%1.1%2.7 $133.96
9/30/20211,560,000 shares $206.75 million +16.4%1.2%3 $132.53
9/15/20211,340,000 shares $182.24 million -11.8%1.0%2.5 $136.00
8/31/20211,520,000 shares $205.14 million +10.1%1.2%2.8 $134.96
8/13/20211,380,000 shares $190.54 million +21.1%1.1%2.5 $138.07
7/30/20211,140,000 shares $154.19 million -5.0%0.9%2 $135.25
7/15/20211,200,000 shares $159.18 million -13.7%0.9%2.1 $132.65
6/30/20211,390,000 shares $185.45 million -14.7%1.1%2.3 $133.42
6/15/20211,630,000 shares $225.98 million -20.1%1.3%2.7 $138.64
5/28/20212,040,000 shares $289.84 million +45.7%1.6%3.5 $142.08
5/14/20211,400,000 shares $194.68 million -6.7%1.1%2.2 $139.06
4/30/20211,500,000 shares $203.06 million -23.5%1.2%2.3 $135.37
4/15/20211,960,000 shares $257.39 million +4.8%1.5%3 $131.32
3/31/20211,870,000 shares $239.60 million +0.5%1.5%2.9 $128.13
3/15/20211,860,000 shares $235.22 million -8.4%1.4%2.9 $126.46
2/26/20212,030,000 shares $238.93 million +49.3%1.6%3.1 $117.70
2/12/20211,360,000 shares $156.40 million -1.5%1.1%2 $115.00
1/29/20211,380,000 shares $144.39 million -19.8%1.1%2 $104.63
1/15/20211,720,000 shares $192.62 million -0.6%1.3%2.5 $111.99
12/31/20201,730,000 shares $185.96 million -15.6%1.3%2.5 $107.49













Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE:J) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is Jacobs Engineering Group's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Jacobs Engineering Group shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of December 31st, investors have sold 994,700 shares of J short. 0.78% of Jacobs Engineering Group's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Jacobs Engineering Group's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Jacobs Engineering Group?

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. Jacobs Engineering Group currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Jacobs Engineering Group

Which institutional investors are shorting Jacobs Engineering Group?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Jacobs Engineering Group: Jane Street Group LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, Citadel Advisors LLC, Tudor Investment Corp Et Al, Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., Wolverine Trading LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., and CenterStar Asset Management LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Jacobs Engineering Group?

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. 0.78% of Jacobs Engineering Group's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Jacobs Engineering Group's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Jacobs Engineering Group saw a drop in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 994,700 shares, a drop of 13.5% from the previous total of 1,150,000 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 Jacobs Engineering Group's float size?

Jacobs Engineering Group currently has issued a total of 129,453,000 shares. Some of Jacobs Engineering Group'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. Jacobs Engineering Group currently has a public float of 127,520,000 shares.

How does Jacobs Engineering Group's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.78% of Jacobs Engineering Group's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "heavy construction, except building construction - contractors" compare to Jacobs Engineering Group: Hitachi, Ltd. (0.00%), KBR, Inc. (4.73%), Fluor Co. (7.81%), Granite Construction Incorporated (7.67%), Construction Partners, Inc. (0.00%), Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. (1.33%), Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (0.00%), Aenza S.A.A. (0.00%), Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (0.76%), and Empresas ICA, S.A.B. de C.V. (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: S&P Global Inc. ($9.39 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($9.08 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($7.16 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($4.05 billion), Lucid Group Inc ($3.43 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($3.11 billion), Rivian ($3.05 billion), Datadog, Inc. ($2.76 billion), Zscaler, Inc. ($2.55 billion), and Etsy, Inc. ($1.99 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Jacobs Engineering Group stock?

Short selling J is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Jacobs Engineering Group as its price is falling. Jacobs Engineering Group's stock is trading up $1.43 today. To short Jacobs Engineering Group 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 Jacobs Engineering Group 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 Jacobs Engineering Group?

A short squeeze for Jacobs Engineering Group 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 J, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Jacobs Engineering Group'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 J, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is December, 31 2021.



This page was last updated on 1/21/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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