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Kontoor Brands (KTB) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$62.83
-0.62 (-0.98%)
(As of 02/26/2024 ET)

Kontoor Brands Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
2,810,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
2,730,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+2.93%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$164.69 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
6.4
Last Record Date
January 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
56,180,000 shares
Float Size
55,290,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
5.08%
Today's Trading Volume
474,036 shares
Average Trading Volume
394,038 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
120%
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Kontoor Brands Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/31/20242,810,000 shares $164.69 million +2.9%5.1%6.4 $58.61
1/15/20242,730,000 shares $157.06 million -6.8%4.9%5.9 $57.53
12/31/20232,930,000 shares $182.89 million -33.7%5.3%6.2 $62.42
12/15/20234,420,000 shares $259.76 million +0.5%8.0%9.5 $58.77
11/30/20234,400,000 shares $242.09 million +0.2%8.0%10.2 $55.02
11/15/20234,390,000 shares $229.82 million +1.6%7.9%10.1 $52.35
10/31/20234,320,000 shares $200.66 million +63.0%7.8%9.9 $46.45
10/15/20232,650,000 shares $114.06 million -34.7%4.8%6.2 $43.04
9/30/20234,060,000 shares $178.27 million +52.1%7.4%9.4 $43.91
9/15/20232,670,000 shares $119.38 million +9.0%4.8%6 $44.71
8/31/20232,450,000 shares $112.16 million -7.9%4.4%5.3 $45.78
8/15/20232,660,000 shares $130.93 million -32.7%4.8%5.9 $49.22
7/31/20233,950,000 shares $167.32 million +58.0%7.2%8.9 $42.36
7/15/20232,500,000 shares $97.78 million -6.7%4.6%5.3 $39.11
6/30/20232,680,000 shares $112.85 million -7.6%4.9%5.5 $42.11
6/15/20232,900,000 shares $123.37 million -29.3%5.3%6.2 $42.54
5/31/20234,100,000 shares $160.56 million +17.1%7.5%8.6 $39.16
5/15/20233,500,000 shares $141.89 million -7.2%6.4%6.7 $40.54
4/30/20233,770,000 shares $170.29 million -5.3%6.9%7.4 $45.17
4/15/20233,980,000 shares $188.33 million +2.6%7.3%8.5 $47.32
3/31/20233,880,000 shares $187.75 million -7.4%7.2%8.8 $48.39
3/15/20234,190,000 shares $210.46 million -2.1%7.7%10 $50.23
2/28/20234,280,000 shares $223.20 million +9.7%7.9%9.3 $52.15
2/15/20233,900,000 shares $182.48 million +5.1%7.2%9.7 $46.79
1/31/20233,710,000 shares $177.19 million +11.4%6.8%8.6 $47.76
1/15/20233,330,000 shares $152.55 million -24.5%6.1%7.3 $45.81
12/30/20224,410,000 shares $176.36 million -5.2%8.1%9.1 $39.99
12/15/20224,650,000 shares $187.91 million +3.8%8.6%9 $40.41
11/30/20224,480,000 shares $194.66 million -13.7%8.2%9.6 $43.45
11/15/20225,190,000 shares $224.16 million -7.5%9.5%10.8 $43.19
10/31/20225,610,000 shares $200.28 million +6.3%10.3%12.2 $35.70
10/15/20225,280,000 shares $183.06 million +12.8%9.7%12.1 $34.67
9/30/20224,680,000 shares $157.29 million -4.9%8.6%11.2 $33.61
9/15/20224,920,000 shares $178.74 million +10.8%9.1%12.3 $36.33
8/31/20224,440,000 shares $165.30 million -2.8%8.2%10.5 $37.23
8/15/20224,570,000 shares $182.75 million -3.2%8.3%10.5 $39.99
7/31/20224,720,000 shares $172.28 million -1.3%8.6%9.5 $36.50
7/15/20224,780,000 shares $168.35 million +1.3%8.7%9.4 $35.22
6/30/20224,720,000 shares $157.51 million -1.1%8.6%8.8 $33.37
6/15/20224,770,000 shares $160.37 million +13.6%8.7%8.7 $33.62













KTB Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kontoor Brands' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Kontoor Brands shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of January 31st, traders have sold 2,810,000 shares of KTB short. 5.08% of Kontoor Brands' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Kontoor Brands' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Kontoor Brands?

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. KTB shares currently have a short interest ratio of 6.0. Learn More on Kontoor Brands's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Kontoor Brands?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Kontoor Brands: Citadel Advisors LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Mendel Money Management, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., and Simplex Trading LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Kontoor Brands?

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. 5.08% of Kontoor Brands' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Kontoor Brands' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Kontoor Brands saw a increase in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,810,000 shares, an increase of 2.9% from the previous total of 2,730,000 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 Kontoor Brands' float size?

Kontoor Brands currently has issued a total of 56,180,000 shares. Some of Kontoor Brands' 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. Kontoor Brands currently has a public float of 55,290,000 shares.

How does Kontoor Brands' short interest compare to its competitors?

5.08% of Kontoor Brands' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "consumer discretionary" compare to Kontoor Brands: Oxford Industries, Inc. (9.10%), V.F. Co. (7.91%), PVH Corp. (4.45%), Ralph Lauren Co. (9.25%), Under Armour, Inc. (9.04%), Liberty Live Group (2.20%), Under Armour, Inc. (6.97%), iQIYI, Inc. (8.13%), YETI Holdings, Inc. (14.77%), Melco Resorts & Entertainment Limited (1.12%),

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. ($4.48 billion), General Motors ($3.85 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.38 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.00 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($2.66 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.37 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.25 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.11 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.06 billion), and Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc. ($1.67 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Kontoor Brands stock?

Short selling KTB is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Kontoor Brands as its price is falling. KTB shares are trading down $0.62 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 Kontoor Brands?

A short squeeze for Kontoor Brands 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 KTB, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Kontoor Brands' 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 KTB, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 31 2024.



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This page (NYSE:KTB) was last updated on 2/26/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff