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NYSE:KO

The Coca-Cola Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$48.68
+0.17 (+0.35 %)
(As of 01/20/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$48.31
Now: $48.68
$48.82
50-Day Range
$48.51
MA: $52.40
$54.84
52-Week Range
$36.27
Now: $48.68
$60.13
Volume22.11 million shs
Average Volume27.93 million shs
Market Capitalization$209.20 billion
P/E Ratio25.35
Dividend Yield3.38%
Beta0.58

Short Interest

The Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:24,950,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:27,600,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-9.60%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$1.25 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:2.0
Last Record Date:December, 31 2020
Outstanding Shares:4,297,435,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:0.58%
Today's Trading Volume:22,108,458 shares
Average Trading Volume:27,930,273 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-20.84%



The Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
12/31/202024,950,000 $1.25 billion -9.6%0.6%1.7$50.20
12/15/202024,950,000 $1.30 billion -9.6%0.6%1.7$52.18
11/30/202027,600,000 $1.48 billion -3.8%0.7%1.8$53.74
11/15/202028,690,000 $1.48 billion 18.8%0.7%1.9$51.60
10/30/202024,160,000 $1.29 billion 3.3%0.6%1.7$53.45
10/15/202023,380,000 $1.17 billion 20.3%0.6%1.7$49.90
9/30/202019,440,000 $976.28 million -17.4%0.5%1.3$50.22
9/15/202023,530,000 $1.15 billion 19.9%0.6%1.5$48.72
8/31/202019,630,000 $984.05 million -9.0%0.5%1.2$50.13
8/14/202021,570,000 $1.06 billion -24.5%0.5%1.3$49.12
7/31/202028,550,000 $1.38 billion 5.9%0.7%1.6$48.49
7/15/202026,970,000 $1.27 billion 11.4%0.6%1.5$47.24
6/30/202024,220,000 $1.17 billion 0.6%0.6%1.3$48.49
6/15/202024,070,000 $1.08 billion -9.2%0.6%1.2$44.96
5/29/202026,510,000 $1.18 billion -9.3%0.6%1.2$44.65
5/15/202029,220,000 $1.36 billion 4.8%0.7%1.3$46.68
4/30/202027,870,000 $1.30 billion 1.9%0.7%1.3$46.73
4/15/202027,340,000 $1.25 billion -4.2%0.6%1.3$45.54
3/31/202028,540,000 $1.30 billion -17.3%0.7%1.4$45.43
3/13/202034,521,500 $1.69 billion -0.1%0.8%2.6$49.00
2/28/202034,550,000 $1.30 billion -9.9%0.8%2.6$37.56
2/14/202038,340,000 $2.06 billion 5.9%0.0%3.3$53.66
1/31/202036,190,000 $2.08 billion -1.2%0.9%3.1$57.60
1/15/202036,630,000 $2.18 billion -2.2%0.9%3.2$59.59
12/31/201937,470,000 $2.16 billion 9.1%0.9%3.3$57.68

The Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) Short Interest FAQ

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What is The Coca-Cola's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of The Coca-Cola shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of December 31st, traders have sold 24,950,000 shares of KO short. 0.58% of The Coca-Cola's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for The Coca-Cola?

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. The Coca-Cola currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for The Coca-Cola?

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. 0.58% of The Coca-Cola's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is The Coca-Cola's short interest increasing or decreasing?

The Coca-Cola saw a decrease in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 24,950,000 shares, a decrease of 9.6% from the previous total of 27,600,000 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.

How does The Coca-Cola's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.58% of The Coca-Cola's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "beverages" compare to The Coca-Cola: LVMH Moët Hennessy - Louis Vuitton, Société Européenne (0.00%), Diageo plc (0.09%), Pernod Ricard SA (0.00%), Ambev S.A. (0.00%), Constellation Brands, Inc. (2.36%), (STZ.B) (0.11%), Coca-Cola Amatil Limited (0.00%), Crimson Wine Group, Ltd. (0.00%), Willamette Valley Vineyards, Inc. (0.03%), and Jones Soda Co. (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: Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.18 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($4.71 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.45 billion), Aon Plc ($4.28 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.70 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($3.00 billion), The Clorox Company ($2.46 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.40 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.38 billion), and Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.37 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short The Coca-Cola stock?

Short selling KO is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from The Coca-Cola as its price is falling. The Coca-Cola's stock is trading up $0.17 today. To short The Coca-Cola 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 The Coca-Cola 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 The Coca-Cola?

A short squeeze for The Coca-Cola 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 KO, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is The Coca-Cola'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 KO, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is December, 31 2020.


This page was last updated on 1/20/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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