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Kimberly-Clark Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$131.53
+1.76 (+1.36 %)
(As of 10/20/2021 03:58 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$129.81
$132.57
50-Day Range
$131.53
$141.49
52-Week Range
$128.02
$152.74
Volume86,082 shs
Average Volume2.18 million shs
Market Capitalization$44.29 billion
P/E Ratio22.41
Dividend Yield3.47%
Beta0.54

Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume7,730,000 shares
Previous Short Volume8,630,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-10.43%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$1.02 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover4.2
Last Record DateSeptember, 30 2021
Outstanding Shares336,762,000 shares
Float Size336,400,000 shares
Short Percent of Float2.30%
Today's Trading Volume86,082 shares
Average Trading Volume2,175,845 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-96.04%

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
9/30/20217,730,000 shares $1.02 billion -10.4%2.3%4.2 $132.44
9/15/20218,630,000 shares $1.18 billion +12.8%2.6%4.4 $137.02
8/31/20217,650,000 shares $1.05 billion +1.5%2.3%3.9 $137.81
8/13/20217,540,000 shares $1.03 billion +5.5%2.2%3.5 $136.48
7/30/20217,150,000 shares $970.40 million -1.7%2.1%3.1 $135.72
7/15/20217,270,000 shares $989.74 million +6.8%2.2%2.8 $136.14
6/30/20216,810,000 shares $911.04 million -1.3%2.0%2.7 $133.78
6/15/20216,900,000 shares $891.62 million -22.9%2.1%2.8 $129.22
5/28/20218,950,000 shares $1.17 billion +19.0%2.7%3.5 $130.63
5/14/20217,520,000 shares $1.01 billion -9.9%2.2%3.1 $133.75
4/30/20218,350,000 shares $1.11 billion -7.3%2.5%3.5 $132.63
4/15/20219,010,000 shares $1.23 billion -3.5%2.7%3.8 $136.27
3/31/20219,340,000 shares $1.29 billion +9.1%2.8%4.2 $138.31
3/15/20218,560,000 shares $1.14 billion -3.9%2.5%4 $133.47
2/26/20218,910,000 shares $1.16 billion +7.2%2.6%4.3 $130.56
2/12/20218,310,000 shares $1.10 billion +3.8%2.5%4 $132.09
1/29/20218,010,000 shares $1.08 billion +9.6%2.4%3.6 $135.16
1/15/20217,310,000 shares $961.78 million +11.3%2.2%3.3 $131.57
12/31/20206,570,000 shares $874.66 million -7.9%1.9%3.1 $133.13
12/15/20207,130,000 shares $969.68 million +2.9%2.1%3.4 $136.00
11/30/20206,930,000 shares $979.69 million +6.1%2.0%3.4 $141.37
11/15/20206,530,000 shares $916.42 million -11.9%1.9%3.5 $140.34
10/30/20207,410,000 shares $984.27 million -3.9%2.2%4.5 $132.83
10/15/20207,710,000 shares $1.18 billion +9.7%2.3%5 $152.64
9/30/20207,030,000 shares $1.04 billion +15.8%2.1%4.9 $147.66

Institutional Investors Shorting Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB)

This table shows institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders that have reported short positions as of their most recent reporting period. Most commonly, these investors have purchased put options on shares of Kimberly-Clark. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Reporting DateInvestor NameShares Shorted (Previous)Shares Shorted (Current)Position ChangePosition Size
10/20/2021Clear Street Markets LLCN/A17N/A$225.00
10/19/2021SpiderRock Advisors LLC1,0001,000No Change$105.00
8/31/2021Pathstone Family Office LLCN/A4,328N/A$582.00
8/17/2021Walleye Trading LLC2,90021,800+651.7%$2,916.00
8/17/2021Logan Capital Management Inc.N/A18,650N/A$2,495.00
8/17/2021Millennium Management LLC107,500107,500No Change$14,381.00
8/17/2021Pathstone Family Office LLCN/A4,328N/A$582.00
8/17/2021Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P.32,6000-100.0%$0.00
8/17/2021Citadel Advisors LLC335,600408,100+21.6%$54,596.00
8/16/2021Squarepoint Ops LLC12,40012,400No Change$1,659.00
8/16/2021Maven Securities LTDN/A9,300N/A$1,244.00
8/16/2021Capula Management LtdN/A10,300N/A$1,378.00
8/16/2021Allianz Asset Management GmbH5,0004,800-4.0%$642.00
8/13/2021PEAK6 Investments LLCN/A1,500N/A$201.00
8/13/2021SpiderRock Advisors LLC1,0001,000No Change$105.00
8/12/2021Simplex Trading LLC4600-100.0%$0.00
8/12/2021Capital Fund Management S.A.193,000169,200-12.3%$22,636.00
8/11/2021HAP Trading LLC12,00010,400-13.3%$68.00
8/11/2021Susquehanna International Group LLP595,800871,700+46.3%$116,616.00
8/10/2021BNP Paribas Arbitrage SAN/A250N/A$3,344.00
8/6/2021Wolverine Trading LLC57,50073,500+27.8%$9,742.00
8/5/2021US Bancorp DE55No Change$1.00
7/31/2021Cutler Group LP6,50022,900+252.3%$73.00

Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB) Short Interest FAQ













Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kimberly-Clark's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Kimberly-Clark shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of September 30th, investors have sold 7,730,000 shares of KMB short. 2.30% of Kimberly-Clark's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Kimberly-Clark's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Kimberly-Clark?

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. Kimberly-Clark currently has a short interest ratio of 4.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Kimberly-Clark

Which institutional investors are shorting Kimberly-Clark?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Kimberly-Clark: Clear Street Markets LLC, SpiderRock Advisors LLC, Pathstone Family Office LLC, Walleye Trading LLC, Logan Capital Management Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Pathstone Family Office LLC, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Citadel Advisors LLC, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Maven Securities LTD, Capula Management Ltd, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, PEAK6 Investments LLC, SpiderRock Advisors LLC, Simplex Trading LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., HAP Trading LLC, Susquehanna International Group LLP, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Wolverine Trading LLC, US Bancorp DE, and Cutler Group LP. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Kimberly-Clark?

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. 2.30% of Kimberly-Clark's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Kimberly-Clark's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Kimberly-Clark saw a drop in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totaling 7,730,000 shares, a drop of 10.4% from the previous total of 8,630,000 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 Kimberly-Clark's float size?

Kimberly-Clark currently has issued a total of 336,762,000 shares. Some of Kimberly-Clark'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. Kimberly-Clark currently has a public float of 336,400,000 shares.

How does Kimberly-Clark's short interest compare to its competitors?

2.30% of Kimberly-Clark's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "consumer staples" compare to Kimberly-Clark: Philip Morris International Inc. (0.00%), Unilever PLC (0.08%), Diageo plc (0.05%), Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (0.35%), The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (0.90%), Coca-Cola FEMSA, S.A.B. de C.V. (0.45%), Altria Group, Inc. (0.75%), Mondelez International, Inc. (0.00%), British American Tobacco p.l.c. (0.00%), and Colgate-Palmolive (0.96%).

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. ($7.35 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($6.43 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.68 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.48 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($3.77 billion), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited ($3.73 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($3.10 billion), Zoom Video Communications, Inc. ($2.87 billion), Match Group, Inc. ($2.83 billion), and DoorDash, Inc. ($2.54 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Kimberly-Clark stock?

Short selling KMB is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Kimberly-Clark as its price is falling. Kimberly-Clark's stock is trading up $1.76 today. To short Kimberly-Clark 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 Kimberly-Clark 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 Kimberly-Clark?

A short squeeze for Kimberly-Clark 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 KMB, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Kimberly-Clark'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 KMB, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is September, 30 2021.



This page was last updated on 10/20/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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