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Kroger (KR) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$53.66
-0.23 (-0.43%)
(As of 05/21/2024 ET)

Kroger Short Interest Data

Current Short Interest
14,590,000 shares
Previous Short Interest
15,360,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-5.01%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$807.99 million
Short Interest Ratio
2.8 Days to Cover
Last Record Date
April 30, 2024
Outstanding Shares
721,688,000 shares
Float Size
715,900,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
2.04%
Today's Trading Volume
5,961,589 shares
Average Trading Volume
4,912,037 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
121%
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KR Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Kroger Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/30/202414,590,000 shares $807.99 million -5.0%2.0%2.8 $55.38
4/15/202415,360,000 shares $850.10 million -1.6%2.2%3 $55.35
3/31/202415,610,000 shares $891.80 million +16.8%2.2%3.1 $57.13
3/15/202413,370,000 shares $749.52 million -22.9%1.9%2.7 $56.06
2/29/202417,350,000 shares $860.73 million -21.1%2.4%3.4 $49.61
2/15/202422,000,000 shares $1.03 billion +27.4%3.1%4.6 $46.87
1/31/202417,270,000 shares $796.84 million -13.0%2.4%3.6 $46.14
1/15/202419,840,000 shares $913.24 million -0.3%2.8%4.3 $46.03
12/31/202319,900,000 shares $909.63 million -18.2%2.8%4.2 $45.71
12/15/202324,320,000 shares $1.07 billion +8.4%3.4%5.2 $44.11
11/30/202322,430,000 shares $992.53 million -4.4%3.1%4.6 $44.25
11/15/202323,450,000 shares $1.04 billion +18.2%3.3%5 $44.52
10/31/202319,840,000 shares $900.14 million -11.2%2.8%4.4 $45.37
10/15/202322,340,000 shares $986.53 million +3.6%3.1%4.9 $44.16
9/30/202321,570,000 shares $965.26 million -0.7%3.0%4.6 $44.75
9/15/202321,720,000 shares $1.01 billion +9.3%3.1%4.7 $46.32
8/31/202319,870,000 shares $921.77 million -15.5%2.8%4.1 $46.39
8/15/202323,520,000 shares $1.13 billion +21.7%3.3%4.6 $47.95
7/31/202319,330,000 shares $940.21 million +8.9%2.7%3.8 $48.64
7/15/202317,750,000 shares $824.31 million +6.1%2.5%3.5 $46.44
6/30/202316,730,000 shares $786.31 million -11.9%2.4%3.2 $47.00
6/15/202318,990,000 shares $872.59 million +15.9%2.7%3.4 $45.95
5/31/202316,380,000 shares $742.51 million -11.7%2.3%2.9 $45.33
5/15/202318,540,000 shares $909.76 million +21.4%2.6%3.3 $49.07
4/30/202315,270,000 shares $742.58 million +0.9%2.2%2.8 $48.63
4/15/202315,130,000 shares $705.81 million -0.7%2.1%2.7 $46.65
3/31/202315,240,000 shares $752.40 million -17.8%2.1%2.8 $49.37
3/15/202318,550,000 shares $895.78 million +18.5%2.6%3.5 $48.29
2/28/202315,660,000 shares $675.57 million +11.7%2.2%3.2 $43.14
2/15/202314,020,000 shares $620.67 million +10.7%2.0%3 $44.27
1/31/202312,660,000 shares $565.02 million -19.0%1.8%2.6 $44.63
1/15/202315,630,000 shares $706.79 million -2.1%2.2%3.2 $45.22
12/30/202215,960,000 shares $711.50 million +9.0%2.3%2.7 $44.58
12/15/202214,640,000 shares $636.69 million -1.3%2.1%2.4 $43.49
11/30/202214,830,000 shares $729.49 million -3.4%2.1%2.3 $49.19
11/15/202215,350,000 shares $719.45 million -2.6%2.2%2.4 $46.87
10/31/202215,760,000 shares $745.29 million -7.8%2.2%2.5 $47.29
10/15/202217,090,000 shares $737.60 million -4.4%2.4%2.7 $43.16
9/30/202217,880,000 shares $782.25 million -4.2%2.5%3.2 $43.75
9/15/202218,670,000 shares $893.92 million -0.6%2.6%3.4 $47.88
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8/31/202218,780,000 shares $900.31 million -9.1%2.7%3.3 $47.94
8/15/202220,670,000 shares $982.24 million -5.8%2.9%3.7 $47.52
7/31/202221,930,000 shares $1.02 billion -5.3%3.1%3.7 $46.44
7/15/202223,160,000 shares $1.11 billion +10.1%3.3%3.7 $47.75
6/30/202221,040,000 shares $995.82 million -0.5%3.0%3.3 $47.33
6/15/202221,140,000 shares $1.08 billion -6.5%N/A3.1 $50.88
5/31/202222,620,000 shares $1.20 billion +3.4%3.2%3.4 $52.97
5/15/202221,870,000 shares $1.17 billion -3.6%3.1%2.9 $53.39
4/30/202222,690,000 shares $1.22 billion +2.0%3.2%3 $53.96
4/15/202222,250,000 shares $1.30 billion +0.5%3.1%2.9 $58.32
3/31/202222,130,000 shares $1.27 billion -13.8%3.1%2.8 $57.37
3/15/202225,660,000 shares $1.44 billion -25.3%3.5%3.2 $56.19
2/28/202234,360,000 shares $1.61 billion +0.5%4.7%4.1 $46.80
2/15/202234,200,000 shares $1.59 billion +13.4%4.7%4.4 $46.41
1/31/202230,150,000 shares $1.31 billion +1.5%4.1%3.9 $43.59
1/15/202229,720,000 shares $1.46 billion -8.3%4.1%4 $49.12
12/31/202132,400,000 shares $1.47 billion -1.5%4.4%4.6 $45.26
12/15/202132,880,000 shares $1.52 billion -3.4%4.5%4.5 $46.22
11/30/202134,030,000 shares $1.41 billion -6.1%4.6%4.4 $41.53
11/15/202136,230,000 shares $1.55 billion -4.6%4.9%5 $42.66
10/29/202137,960,000 shares $1.52 billion +7.4%5.2%5.1 $40.02
10/15/202135,340,000 shares $1.36 billion -1.2%4.8%4.7 $38.59
9/30/202135,750,000 shares $1.45 billion -4.0%4.9%4.6 $40.43
9/15/202137,220,000 shares $1.53 billion -3.1%5.1%4.9 $41.10
8/31/202138,390,000 shares $1.77 billion -12.7%5.2%5 $46.03
8/13/202143,960,000 shares $1.88 billion -2.0%5.9%6 $42.81
7/30/202144,860,000 shares $1.83 billion -12.5%6.1%6 $40.70
7/15/202151,280,000 shares $1.99 billion -5.4%6.9%6.5 $38.84
6/30/202154,180,000 shares $2.08 billion -5.2%7.3%7 $38.31
6/15/202157,150,000 shares $2.16 billion -4.3%7.7%6.6 $37.87
5/28/202159,710,000 shares $2.21 billion +0.3%8.0%7.1 $36.98
5/14/202159,550,000 shares $2.19 billion -1.7%7.9%6.7 $36.81
4/30/202160,590,000 shares $2.25 billion -0.3%8.1%6.6 $37.06
4/15/202160,760,000 shares $2.26 billion +1.0%8.1%5.6 $37.24
3/31/202160,140,000 shares $2.29 billion -1.6%8.0%5.2 $38.08
3/15/202161,110,000 shares $2.17 billion -3.6%8.1%5.4 $35.46
2/26/202163,380,000 shares $2.05 billion +2.1%8.4%5.3 $32.41
2/12/202162,070,000 shares $2.07 billion +15.2%8.2%5.1 $33.40
1/29/202153,860,000 shares $1.91 billion -29.3%7.1%4.3 $35.38
1/15/202176,140,000 shares $2.52 billion +3.8%10.1%6.4 $33.14
12/31/202073,390,000 shares $2.32 billion -2.2%9.7%7.2 $31.55
12/15/202075,020,000 shares $2.35 billion +8.7%9.9%7.6 $31.30
11/30/202068,990,000 shares $2.24 billion +8.1%9.0%6.7 $32.43
11/15/202063,830,000 shares $2.05 billion +10.4%8.3%7.2 $32.14
10/30/202057,800,000 shares $1.86 billion -15.4%7.5%6.9 $32.26
10/15/202068,310,000 shares $2.31 billion +8.3%8.9%8.9 $33.84
9/30/202063,080,000 shares $2.14 billion +6.4%8.2%8 $33.91
9/15/202059,280,000 shares $1.94 billion +3.9%7.7%6.8 $32.72
8/31/202057,070,000 shares $2.04 billion -3.3%7.4%6.2 $35.68
8/14/202059,040,000 shares $2.09 billion +3.6%7.7%6.2 $35.39
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7/31/202057,010,000 shares $1.98 billion -0.2%7.4%5.7 $34.79
7/15/202057,150,000 shares $1.93 billion +8.9%7.4%5.3 $33.77
6/30/202052,480,000 shares $1.78 billion -4.4%6.8%4.4 $33.85
6/15/202054,880,000 shares $1.76 billion +0.7%7.1%4.3 $32.08
5/29/202054,520,000 shares $1.78 billion -0.4%7.0%4.2 $32.62
5/15/202054,730,000 shares $1.78 billion +2.1%7.0%4.1 $32.51
4/30/202053,600,000 shares $1.69 billion +30.4%6.8%4.2 $31.61
4/15/202041,110,000 shares $1.32 billion +52.2%5.2%3.4 $32.03
3/31/202027,020,000 shares $890.58 million -9.5%3.5%2.5 $32.96
3/13/202029,850,100 shares $927.14 million -15.4%3.9%4.3 $31.06
2/28/202035,280,000 shares $1.10 billion +0.6%4.5%5.1 $31.08
2/14/202035,060,000 shares $1.14 billion +10.8%4.4%5.7 $32.60
1/31/202031,650,000 shares $909.94 million -7.5%4.0%5.2 $28.75
1/15/202034,230,000 shares $973.50 million +5.4%4.3%5 $28.44
12/31/201932,490,000 shares $915.89 million +6.5%4.1%4.8 $28.19
8/15/201942,182,800 shares $1.01 billion -7.2%5.3%4.2 $23.92

KR Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kroger's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Kroger shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of April 30th, traders have sold 14,590,000 shares of KR short. 2.04% of Kroger's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Kroger's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Kroger?

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. KR shares currently have a short interest ratio of 3.0. Learn More on Kroger's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Kroger?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Kroger: Walleye Trading LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, CMT Capital Markets Trading GmbH, PEAK6 Investments LLC, HAP Trading LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., Portman Square Capital LLP, IMC Chicago LLC, and HBK Investments L P. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Kroger?

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. 2.04% of Kroger's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Kroger's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Kroger saw a drop in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 14,590,000 shares, a drop of 5.0% from the previous total of 15,360,000 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 Kroger's float size?

Kroger currently has issued a total of 721,688,000 shares. Some of Kroger'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. Kroger currently has a public float of 715,900,000 shares.

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

2.04% of Kroger's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "retail/wholesale" compare to Kroger: Coupang, Inc. (2.41%), Yum! Brands, Inc. (3.08%), Fastenal (2.68%), Ross Stores, Inc. (1.51%), Dollar General Co. (2.47%), Tractor Supply (7.71%), AutoZone, Inc. (2.91%), JD.com, Inc. (2.04%), eBay Inc. (3.08%), Dollar Tree, Inc. (2.57%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.98 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.35 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.06 billion), General Motors ($2.88 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.32 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.27 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.22 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.18 billion), Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ($1.95 billion), and Chesapeake Energy Co. ($1.52 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Kroger stock?

Short selling KR is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Kroger as its price is falling. KR shares are trading down $0.20 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 Kroger?

A short squeeze for Kroger occurs when it has a large amount of short interest and its stock appreciates in price. This forces short sellers to cover their short interest positions by buying actual shares of KR, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Kroger'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 KR, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 30 2024.



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This page (NYSE:KR) was last updated on 5/22/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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