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NYSE:KNX

Knight-Swift Transportation Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$43.11
+0.02 (+0.05 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 02:27 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$42.77
Now: $43.11
$43.61
50-Day Range
$40.00
MA: $42.84
$45.06
52-Week Range
$27.54
Now: $43.11
$47.44
Volume44,613 shs
Average Volume1.77 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.32 billion
P/E Ratio22.11
Dividend Yield0.73%
Beta1.19

Short Interest

Knight-Swift Transportation (NYSE:KNX) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume4,100,000 shares
Previous Short Volume4,970,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-17.51%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$175.40 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover2.0
Last Record DateJanuary, 29 2021
Outstanding Shares169,832,000 shares
Float Size155,220,000 shares
Short Percent of Float2.64%
Today's Trading Volume44,613 shares
Average Trading Volume1,768,081 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-97.48%

Short Interest Over Time


Knight-Swift Transportation (NYSE:KNX) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/29/20214,100,000 shares $175.40 million -17.5%2.6%2 $42.78
1/15/20214,970,000 shares $202.97 million No Change3.2%2.3 $40.84
1/31/202034,400,000 shares $1.31 billion -5.3%28.2%21.4 $38.21
1/15/202034,400,000 shares $1.31 billion -5.3%28.2%21.4 $38.21
12/31/201936,320,000 shares $1.35 billion -0.6%29.8%23.3 $37.06

Knight-Swift Transportation (NYSE:KNX) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Knight-Swift Transportation's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Knight-Swift Transportation shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of January 29th, investors have sold 4,100,000 shares of KNX short. 2.64% of Knight-Swift Transportation's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Knight-Swift Transportation?

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. Knight-Swift Transportation currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Knight-Swift Transportation?

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. 2.64% of Knight-Swift Transportation's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Knight-Swift Transportation's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Knight-Swift Transportation saw a drop in short interest in January. As of January 29th, there was short interest totaling 4,100,000 shares, a drop of 17.5% from the previous total of 4,970,000 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 Knight-Swift Transportation's float size?

Knight-Swift Transportation currently has issued a total of 169,832,000 shares. Some of Knight-Swift Transportation'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. Knight-Swift Transportation currently has a public float of 155,220,000 shares.

How does Knight-Swift Transportation's short interest compare to its competitors?

2.64% of Knight-Swift Transportation's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "trucking" compare to Knight-Swift Transportation: Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (0.00%), J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (2.11%), AMERCO (1.61%), Landstar System, Inc. (2.65%), Saia, Inc. (0.00%), Avis Budget Group, Inc. (13.99%), Ryder System, Inc. (2.09%), Werner Enterprises, Inc. (2.22%), Heartland Express, Inc. (4.88%), and Marten Transport, Ltd. (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: Aon Plc ($5.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.03 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($4.99 billion), DuPont de Nemours, Inc. ($4.72 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.57 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.87 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($3.58 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.75 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.43 billion), and Palantir Technologies Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Knight-Swift Transportation stock?

Short selling KNX is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Knight-Swift Transportation as its price is falling. Knight-Swift Transportation's stock is trading up $0.02 today. To short Knight-Swift Transportation 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 Knight-Swift Transportation 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 Knight-Swift Transportation?

A short squeeze for Knight-Swift Transportation 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 KNX, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Knight-Swift Transportation'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 KNX, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 29 2021.



This page was last updated on 2/26/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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