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KB Financial Group (KB) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$47.16
+0.40 (+0.86%)
(As of 11:22 AM ET)

KB Financial Group Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
480,400 shares
Previous Short Volume
222,900 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+115.52%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$23.70 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
2.4
Last Record Date
February 15, 2024
Outstanding Shares
403,510,000 shares
Float Size
382,340,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
0.13%
Today's Trading Volume
55,953 shares
Average Trading Volume
222,553 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
25%
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KB Financial Group Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/15/2024480,400 shares $23.70 million +115.5%0.1%2.4 $49.34
1/31/2024222,900 shares $9.42 million +6.4%0.1%1.1 $42.27
1/15/2024209,500 shares $8.07 million +1.7%0.1%1.2 $38.54
12/31/2023206,000 shares $8.52 million -6.3%0.1%1.2 $41.37
12/15/2023219,800 shares $8.81 million +47.4%0.1%1.2 $40.09
11/30/2023149,100 shares $6.01 million -49.7%0.0%0.8 $40.30
11/15/2023296,200 shares $12.28 million -39.4%0.1%1.6 $41.46
10/31/2023489,100 shares $18.66 million -3.8%0.1%3.1 $38.16
10/15/2023508,300 shares $21.10 million +53.0%0.1%3 $41.51
9/30/2023332,200 shares $13.66 million -28.4%0.1%1.8 $41.11
9/15/2023464,000 shares $19.76 million -15.8%0.1%2.6 $42.59
8/31/2023551,200 shares $22.26 million -15.7%0.1%3 $40.39
8/15/2023654,100 shares $25.01 million +25.9%0.2%3.3 $38.24
7/31/2023519,600 shares $20.87 million -24.1%0.1%2.5 $40.17
7/15/2023684,600 shares $26.20 million +20.2%0.2%3.3 $38.27
6/30/2023569,400 shares $20.72 million +27.4%0.2%2.7 $36.39
6/15/2023447,100 shares $17.14 million -11.2%0.1%1.9 $38.33
5/31/2023503,500 shares $18.13 million +145.1%0.1%2 $36.00
5/15/2023205,400 shares $7.62 million +29.4%0.1%0.8 $37.11
4/30/2023158,800 shares $5.92 million -20.8%0.0%0.7 $37.29
4/15/2023200,400 shares $7.43 million -48.3%0.1%0.9 $37.08
3/31/2023387,700 shares $14.12 million +56.1%0.1%1.7 $36.42
3/15/2023248,300 shares $8.99 million -22.0%0.1%1.1 $36.21
2/28/2023318,200 shares $12.26 million +58.4%0.1%1.6 $38.53
2/15/2023200,900 shares $8.00 million -11.4%0.1%1 $39.80
1/31/2023226,700 shares $10.39 million -5.7%0.1%1.2 $45.83
1/15/2023240,400 shares $11.13 million -28.9%0.1%1.1 $46.29
12/30/2022338,100 shares $13.07 million +35.2%0.1%1.4 $38.66
12/15/2022250,000 shares $9.67 million -42.9%0.1%0.9 $38.69
11/30/2022437,500 shares $17.24 million +10.7%0.1%1.5 $39.41
11/15/2022395,400 shares $14.88 million -24.5%0.1%1.3 $37.63
10/31/2022523,500 shares $17.56 million -28.1%0.1%1.6 $33.54
10/15/2022728,400 shares $23.29 million -5.0%0.2%2.2 $31.98
9/30/2022767,000 shares $23.12 million -19.4%0.2%2.4 $30.14
9/15/2022951,900 shares $33.72 million +40.8%0.3%3.1 $35.42
8/31/2022676,300 shares $24.74 million +25.7%0.2%2.3 $36.58
8/15/2022537,900 shares $21.62 million +40.9%N/A2 $40.20
7/31/2022381,900 shares $14.16 million -48.8%N/A1.5 $37.08
7/15/2022746,000 shares $25.33 million -6.5%N/A3.1 $33.95
6/30/2022798,000 shares $29.69 million -18.0%N/A3.3 $37.20













KB Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is KB Financial Group's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of KB Financial Group shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of February 15th, investors have sold 480,400 shares of KB short. 0.13% of KB Financial Group's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on KB Financial Group's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for KB Financial 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. KB shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on KB Financial Group's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting KB Financial Group?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of KB Financial Group: 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 KB Financial 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. 0.13% of KB Financial Group's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is KB Financial Group's short interest increasing or decreasing?

KB Financial Group saw a increase in short interest during the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 480,400 shares, an increase of 115.5% from the previous total of 222,900 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 KB Financial Group's float size?

KB Financial Group currently has issued a total of 403,510,000 shares. Some of KB Financial 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. KB Financial Group currently has a public float of 382,340,000 shares.

How does KB Financial Group's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.13% of KB Financial Group's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "finance" compare to KB Financial Group: Banco Santander (Brasil) S.A. (0.05%), Credicorp Ltd. (1.05%), Banco de Chile (0.08%), NatWest Group plc (0.18%), Banco Santander-Chile (0.12%), Woori Financial Group Inc. (0.03%), Barclays PLC (0.94%), Lloyds Banking Group plc (0.06%), ING Groep (0.10%), Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. (0.04%),

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 KB Financial Group stock?

Short selling KB is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from KB Financial Group as its price is falling. KB shares are trading up $0.40 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 KB Financial Group?

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

How often is KB Financial 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 KB, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 15 2024.



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This page (NYSE:KB) was last updated on 2/29/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff