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S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is granted bail in a Bangladesh graft case
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
The former chairman of the state-owned Bank of Beijing is being investigated for alleged corruption
Trader Joe's chicken soup dumplings recalled for possibly containing permanent marker plastic
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
Stock market today: Japan's Nikkei tops 40,000, as investors await China political meeting
China seeks ways to revive slowing economy and salvage property market as annual congress convenes
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
OPEC+ production cuts deepen with extensions from Saudi Arabia, Russia and other oil giants
Arkhouse and Brigade up Macy's takeover offer to $6.6 billion following rejection of previous deal
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is granted bail in a Bangladesh graft case
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
The former chairman of the state-owned Bank of Beijing is being investigated for alleged corruption
Trader Joe's chicken soup dumplings recalled for possibly containing permanent marker plastic
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
Stock market today: Japan's Nikkei tops 40,000, as investors await China political meeting
China seeks ways to revive slowing economy and salvage property market as annual congress convenes
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
OPEC+ production cuts deepen with extensions from Saudi Arabia, Russia and other oil giants
Arkhouse and Brigade up Macy's takeover offer to $6.6 billion following rejection of previous deal
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is granted bail in a Bangladesh graft case
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
The former chairman of the state-owned Bank of Beijing is being investigated for alleged corruption
Trader Joe's chicken soup dumplings recalled for possibly containing permanent marker plastic
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
Stock market today: Japan's Nikkei tops 40,000, as investors await China political meeting
China seeks ways to revive slowing economy and salvage property market as annual congress convenes
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
OPEC+ production cuts deepen with extensions from Saudi Arabia, Russia and other oil giants
Arkhouse and Brigade up Macy's takeover offer to $6.6 billion following rejection of previous deal

OPENLANE (KAR) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$15.86
+0.59 (+3.86%)
(As of 03/1/2024 08:52 PM ET)

OPENLANE Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
3,470,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
3,270,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+6.12%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$50.37 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
4.2
Last Record Date
February 15, 2024
Outstanding Shares
108,050,000 shares
Float Size
105,720,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
3.28%
Today's Trading Volume
1,008,200 shares
Average Trading Volume
748,005 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
135%
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OPENLANE Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/15/20243,470,000 shares $50.37 million +6.1%3.3%4.2 $14.52
1/31/20243,270,000 shares $46.04 million -1.8%3.1%4.4 $14.08
1/15/20243,330,000 shares $46.82 million +7.1%3.2%4.5 $14.06
12/31/20233,110,000 shares $46.06 million +5.8%2.9%3.9 $14.81
12/15/20232,940,000 shares $43.01 million +10.9%2.8%3.6 $14.63
11/30/20232,650,000 shares $38.72 million +1.2%2.5%3.6 $14.61
11/15/20232,620,000 shares $38.38 million -10.3%2.5%4.2 $14.65
10/31/20232,920,000 shares $39.19 million -22.6%2.8%4.7 $13.42
10/15/20233,770,000 shares $53.42 million +10.6%3.5%6.3 $14.17
9/30/20233,410,000 shares $50.88 million -6.1%3.2%5.9 $14.92
9/15/20233,630,000 shares $56.45 million +1.7%3.4%6.7 $15.55
8/31/20233,570,000 shares $55.73 million -17.9%3.3%6.2 $15.61
8/15/20234,350,000 shares $64.60 million -7.1%4.1%7 $14.85
7/31/20234,680,000 shares $73.50 million -4.3%4.4%7.5 $15.71
7/15/20234,890,000 shares $76.87 million -7.4%4.6%8 $15.72
6/30/20235,280,000 shares $80.36 million -8.3%4.9%8.5 $15.22
6/15/20235,760,000 shares $88.10 million +1.1%5.4%9.3 $15.30
5/31/20235,700,000 shares $85.61 million +3.6%5.3%9.1 $15.02
5/15/20235,500,000 shares $82.78 million -9.4%5.2%9 $15.05
4/30/20236,070,000 shares $82.19 million +3.9%5.7%9.8 $13.54
4/15/20235,840,000 shares $78.66 million -5.4%5.5%9.3 $13.47
3/31/20236,170,000 shares $84.41 million -1.0%5.8%9.4 $13.68
3/15/20236,230,000 shares $79.43 million -1.7%5.8%9.3 $12.75
2/28/20236,340,000 shares $90.60 million +0.3%5.9%9 $14.29
2/15/20236,320,000 shares $94.29 million -8.9%5.9%8.8 $14.92
1/31/20236,940,000 shares $101.05 million +0.1%6.5%9.3 $14.56
1/15/20236,930,000 shares $93.49 million -12.4%6.5%8.5 $13.49
12/30/20227,910,000 shares $103.23 million +2.1%7.4%8.8 $13.05
12/15/20227,750,000 shares $104.16 million -4.3%7.3%8 $13.44
11/30/20228,100,000 shares $111.29 million +6.6%7.6%8 $13.74
11/15/20227,600,000 shares $111.34 million -14.4%7.1%7.2 $14.65
10/31/20228,880,000 shares $129.03 million -0.8%8.3%7.9 $14.53
10/15/20228,950,000 shares $116.08 million +7.7%7.9%7.9 $12.97
9/30/20228,310,000 shares $92.82 million -17.1%7.3%7.8 $11.17
9/15/202210,020,000 shares $130.26 million +37.5%8.8%10.3 $13.00
8/31/20227,290,000 shares $106.43 million +1.8%6.4%7.8 $14.60
8/15/20227,160,000 shares $121.58 million -8.9%6.3%7.7 $16.98
7/31/20227,860,000 shares $134.41 million +0.5%6.6%7.5 $17.10
7/15/20227,820,000 shares $121.91 million -4.8%6.6%6.9 $15.59
6/30/20228,210,000 shares $121.26 million +4.2%6.9%6.4 $14.77













KAR Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is OPENLANE's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of OPENLANE shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of February 15th, investors have sold 3,470,000 shares of KAR short. 3.28% of OPENLANE's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on OPENLANE's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for OPENLANE?

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. KAR shares currently have a short interest ratio of 4.0. Learn More on OPENLANE's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting OPENLANE?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of OPENLANE: Citadel Advisors LLC, and Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for OPENLANE?

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. 3.28% of OPENLANE's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is OPENLANE's short interest increasing or decreasing?

OPENLANE saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,470,000 shares, an increase of 6.1% from the previous total of 3,270,000 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 OPENLANE's float size?

OPENLANE currently has issued a total of 108,050,000 shares. Some of OPENLANE'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. OPENLANE currently has a public float of 105,720,000 shares.

How does OPENLANE's short interest compare to its competitors?

3.28% of OPENLANE's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "auto/tires/trucks" compare to OPENLANE: PHINIA Inc. (2.14%), Custom Truck One Source, Inc. (2.82%), Dana Incorporated (4.09%), XPEL, Inc. (7.49%), Gentherm Incorporated (4.14%), LiveWire Group, Inc. (8.34%), Wabash National Co. (15.34%), Fox Factory Holding Corp. (3.86%), Blue Bird Co. (5.65%), Driven Brands Holdings Inc. (6.66%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($5.32 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($4.38 billion), General Motors ($3.76 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.08 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($2.65 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.62 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.52 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.19 billion), Rivian Automotive, Inc. ($1.84 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($1.78 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short OPENLANE stock?

Short selling KAR is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from OPENLANE as its price is falling. KAR shares are trading up $0.59 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 OPENLANE?

A short squeeze for OPENLANE 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 KAR, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is OPENLANE'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 KAR, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 15 2024.



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This page (NYSE:KAR) was last updated on 3/4/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff