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NYSE:M

Macy's - M Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$23.08
-0.39 (-1.66%)
(As of 01/27/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$23.07
$23.61
50-Day Range
$20.02
$23.65
52-Week Range
$15.10
$28.21
Volume
5.62 million shs
Average Volume
9.64 million shs
Market Capitalization
$6.26 billion
P/E Ratio
4.81
Dividend Yield
2.68%
Price Target
$24.64

Macy's Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
19,320,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
22,080,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-12.50%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$444.55 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
1.9
Last Record Date
January 15, 2023
Outstanding Shares
271,112,000 shares
Float Size
270,010,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
7.16%
Today's Trading Volume
5,616,420 shares
Average Trading Volume
9,635,656 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
-41.71%
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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
1/15/202319,320,000 shares $444.55 million -12.5%7.2%1.9 $23.01
12/30/202222,080,000 shares $455.95 million +4.6%8.2%2.1 $20.65
12/15/202221,120,000 shares $443.52 million -8.9%7.8%2.1 $21.00
11/30/202223,170,000 shares $544.50 million +22.6%8.6%2.1 $23.50
11/15/202218,900,000 shares $405.22 million -2.5%7.0%1.7 $21.44
10/31/202219,380,000 shares $404.07 million -13.5%7.2%1.7 $20.85
10/15/202222,410,000 shares $391.28 million +0.4%8.3%1.9 $17.46
9/30/202222,320,000 shares $349.75 million +2.2%8.3%2 $15.67
9/15/202221,830,000 shares $363.69 million -6.4%8.1%1.8 $16.66
8/31/202223,330,000 shares $404.08 million +2.9%8.6%1.9 $17.32
8/15/202222,670,000 shares $452.49 million -14.8%8.4%1.7 $19.96
7/31/202226,620,000 shares $469.84 million -2.4%9.9%1.9 $17.65
7/15/202227,260,000 shares $452.79 million -3.0%10.2%1.9 $16.61
6/30/202228,110,000 shares $514.98 million -19.6%10.5%2 $18.32
6/15/202234,980,000 shares $766.76 million +7.5%13.0%2.4 $21.92
5/31/202232,540,000 shares $769.57 million -10.5%11.5%2.4 $23.65
5/15/202236,350,000 shares $783.34 million +1.8%12.8%2.6 $21.55
4/30/202235,710,000 shares $863.11 million +5.8%12.6%2.7 $24.17
4/15/202233,760,000 shares $871.01 million +6.2%11.9%2.5 $25.80
3/31/202231,800,000 shares $774.65 million +8.7%10.9%2.3 $24.36
3/15/202229,250,000 shares $727.16 million -9.8%10.0%2.1 $24.86
2/28/202232,430,000 shares $840.59 million +7.5%11.1%2.1 $25.92
2/15/202230,180,000 shares $767.48 million +0.4%10.3%1.9 $25.43
1/31/202230,060,000 shares $769.54 million +0.1%10.1%1.8 $25.60
1/15/202230,040,000 shares $782.54 million -8.3%10.1%1.8 $26.05
12/31/202132,740,000 shares $857.13 million -7.1%11.0%1.9 $26.18
12/15/202135,230,000 shares $881.10 million -4.6%11.8%1.9 $25.01
11/30/202136,930,000 shares $1.05 billion -6.2%12.4%2.1 $28.50
11/15/202139,380,000 shares $1.22 billion -17.5%13.3%2.3 $31.05
10/29/202147,720,000 shares $1.26 billion -7.6%15.6%2.6 $26.47
10/15/202151,640,000 shares $1.24 billion +8.1%16.8%2.8 $24.04
9/30/202147,760,000 shares $1.08 billion -6.8%15.6%2.8 $22.60
9/15/202151,230,000 shares $1.09 billion +14.3%16.7%3.1 $21.31
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













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 covered or closed out. As of January 15th, traders have sold 19,320,000 shares of M short. 7.16% 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. M shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on Macy's's short interest ratio.

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: Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., CMT Capital Markets Trading GmbH, Jane Street Group LLC, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SNC, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Caas Capital Management LP, Capital Fund Management S.A., Citadel Advisors LLC, Royal Bank of Canada, Wolverine Trading LLC, Centiva Capital LP, UBS Oconnor LLC, Twin Tree Management LP, UBS Group AG, Group One Trading L.P., IMC Chicago LLC, 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 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. 7.16% of Macy's' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Macy's' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Macy's saw a decrease in short interest in the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 19,320,000 shares, a decrease of 12.5% from the previous total of 22,080,000 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 271,112,000 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 270,010,000 shares.

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

7.16% of Macy's' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "retail/wholesale" compare to Macy's: Dillard's, Inc. (16.83%), Kohl's Co. (16.35%), Burlington Stores, Inc. (6.59%), Lithia Motors, Inc. (8.74%), Levi Strauss & Co. (1.97%), GameStop Corp. (19.18%), Texas Roadhouse, Inc. (7.15%), Tempur Sealy International, Inc. (6.85%), Wayfair Inc. (34.86%), and AutoNation, Inc. (9.88%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.43 billion), T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. ($2.26 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.19 billion), Etsy, Inc. ($1.78 billion), Paramount Global ($1.77 billion), Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. ($1.69 billion), United Rentals, Inc. ($1.53 billion), American Airlines Group Inc. ($1.52 billion), PG&E Co. ($1.48 billion), and Voya Financial, Inc. ($1.47 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. M shares are trading down $0.39 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 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 January, 15 2023.



This page (NYSE:M) was last updated on 1/27/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff