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Macy's Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$23.70
+0.53 (+2.29 %)
(As of 09/24/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$22.84
$24.07
50-Day Range
$16.11
$23.70
52-Week Range
$5.57
$24.07
Volume15.08 million shs
Average Volume18.23 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.34 billion
P/E Ratio14.72
Dividend Yield2.59%
Beta2.11

Macy's (NYSE:M) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume44,840,000 shares
Previous Short Volume36,250,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+23.70%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$1.00 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover2.7
Last Record DateAugust, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares309,705,000 shares
Float Size306,890,000 shares
Short Percent of Float14.61%
Today's Trading Volume15,082,577 shares
Average Trading Volume18,234,246 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-17.28%

Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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Macy's (NYSE:M) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
8/31/202144,840,000 shares $1.00 billion +23.7%14.6%2.7 $22.39
8/13/202136,250,000 shares $685.85 million -14.2%11.7%2.2 $18.92
7/30/202142,250,000 shares $718.25 million +4.5%13.7%2.9 $17.00
7/15/202140,440,000 shares $710.13 million -2.5%13.1%2.8 $17.56
6/30/202141,490,000 shares $786.65 million -3.8%13.4%2.8 $18.96
6/15/202143,110,000 shares $794.95 million +3.6%14.0%2.7 $18.44
5/28/202141,610,000 shares $760.63 million +18.9%13.5%2.5 $18.28
5/14/202135,000,000 shares $555.10 million -18.3%N/A2 $15.86
4/30/202142,830,000 shares $718.69 million +2.7%N/A2.6 $16.78
4/15/202141,690,000 shares $700.81 million +10.4%N/A2 $16.81
3/31/202137,770,000 shares $625.85 million -13.2%N/A1.7 $16.57
3/15/202143,530,000 shares $815.32 million -4.9%14.1%1.8 $18.73
2/26/202145,750,000 shares $719.19 million +5.3%14.9%1.9 $15.72
2/12/202143,450,000 shares $660.87 million -17.4%14.1%1.6 $15.21
1/29/202152,630,000 shares $819.45 million -40.7%17.1%1.7 $15.57
1/15/202188,790,000 shares $1.23 billion -18.3%28.8%2.9 $13.86
12/31/2020108,650,000 shares $1.31 billion +0.7%35.3%3.9 $12.03
12/15/2020107,930,000 shares $1.11 billion -1.9%35.1%4.1 $10.33
11/30/2020110,050,000 shares $1.19 billion -3.0%35.8%4.2 $10.85
11/15/2020113,440,000 shares $834.92 million -5.5%36.9%4.2 $7.36
10/30/2020120,070,000 shares $744.43 million -5.4%39.0%5 $6.20
10/15/2020126,880,000 shares $776.51 million +2.1%41.2%5.3 $6.12
9/30/2020124,280,000 shares $708.40 million +1.3%40.4%4.9 $5.70
9/15/2020122,680,000 shares $842.81 million -9.2%39.9%4.4 $6.87
8/31/2020135,040,000 shares $941.23 million +4.5%43.9%4.2 $6.97

Institutional Investors Shorting Macy's (NYSE:M)

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 Macy's. 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
8/17/2021Wells Fargo & Company MN53,30050,000-6.2%$948.00
8/17/2021Walleye Trading LLC135,100170,700+26.4%$3,236.00
8/17/2021Millennium Management LLC364,000615,900+69.2%$11,677.00
8/17/2021Marathon Trading Investment Management LLC25,0000-100.0%$0.00
8/17/2021Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P.152,1000-100.0%$0.00
8/17/2021Caas Capital Management LP149,600125,000-16.4%$2,370.00
8/17/2021Citadel Advisors LLC3,773,7003,193,100-15.4%$60,541.00
8/17/2021CMT Capital Markets Trading GmbH216,000316,100+46.3%$5,993.00
8/16/2021Bank of America Corp DE500,000500,000No Change$9,480.00
8/16/2021Capital Markets Trading UK LLP33,60034,200+1.8%$648.00
8/13/2021PEAK6 Investments LLC365,900241,600-34.0%$4,581.00
8/12/2021Simplex Trading LLC8,7140-100.0%$0.00
8/12/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.66,20066,200No Change$1,255.00
8/12/2021Twin Tree Management LP327,6001,746,700+433.2%$33,117.00
8/12/2021Capital Fund Management S.A.127,1001,203,200+846.7%$22,813.00
8/11/2021Susquehanna International Group LLP4,232,7004,653,100+9.9%$88,222.00
8/10/2021BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA1,5345,534+260.8%$10,492.00
8/6/2021Wolverine Trading LLC298,900335,100+12.1%$6,310.00
8/6/2021IMC Chicago LLC393,0000-100.0%$0.00
7/31/2021Cutler Group LP15,30038,500+151.6%$68.00
7/26/2021XR Securities LLC12,1000-100.0%$0.00

Macy's (NYSE:M) Short Interest FAQ

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Macy's (NYSE:M) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is Macy's' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Macy's shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of August 31st, traders have sold 44,840,000 shares of M short. 14.61% of Macy's' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Macy's' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Macy's?

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. Macy's currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Macy's

Which institutional investors are shorting Macy's?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Macy's: Wells Fargo & Company MN, Walleye Trading LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Marathon Trading Investment Management LLC, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Caas Capital Management LP, Citadel Advisors LLC, CMT Capital Markets Trading GmbH, Bank of America Corp DE, Capital Markets Trading UK LLP, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Simplex Trading LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Twin Tree Management LP, Capital Fund Management S.A., Susquehanna International Group LLP, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Wolverine Trading LLC, IMC Chicago LLC, Cutler Group LP, and XR Securities LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Macy's?

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. 14.61% of Macy's' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Macy's' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Macy's saw a increase in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 44,840,000 shares, an increase of 23.7% from the previous total of 36,250,000 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 Macy's' float size?

Macy's currently has issued a total of 309,705,000 shares. Some of Macy'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. Macy's currently has a public float of 306,890,000 shares.

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

14.61% of Macy's' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "department stores" compare to Macy's: Burlington Stores, Inc. (3.52%), Kohl's Co. (8.33%), Dillard's, Inc. (9.83%), Sears Holdings Co. (0.00%), The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (0.00%), El Puerto de Liverpool, S.A.B. de C.V. (0.00%), Grupo Comercial Chedraui, S.A.B. de C.V. (0.00%), Harvey Norman Holdings Limited (0.00%), Lojas Renner S.A. (0.00%), and Pick n Pay Stores Limited (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: Square, Inc. ($9.81 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($7.52 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($7.18 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($6.21 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.60 billion), Zoom Video Communications, Inc. ($3.23 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($3.11 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($2.74 billion), Teladoc Health, Inc. ($2.52 billion), and Etsy, Inc. ($2.16 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Macy's stock?

Short selling M is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Macy's as its price is falling. Macy's' stock is trading up $0.53 today. To short Macy's 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 Macy's 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 Macy's?

A short squeeze for Macy's 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 M, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Macy'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 M, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is August, 31 2021.



This page was last updated on 9/24/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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