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NYSE:MA

Mastercard - MA Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$294.97
-4.26 (-1.42%)
(As of 10/7/2022 04:33 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$292.99
$297.19
50-Day Range
$284.34
$359.95
52-Week Range
$281.69
$399.92
Volume
2.20 million shs
Average Volume
3.61 million shs
Market Capitalization
$285.05 billion
P/E Ratio
29.89
Dividend Yield
0.66%
Price Target
$413.36

Mastercard Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
4,240,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
4,010,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+5.74%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$1.34 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
1.6
Last Record Date
September 15, 2022
Outstanding Shares
966,376,000 shares
Float Size
854,240,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
0.50%
Today's Trading Volume
2,202,462 shares
Average Trading Volume
3,613,348 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
-39.05%
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MA Short Interest Over Time

MA Days to Cover Over Time

MA Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time


Mastercard (NYSE:MA) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
9/15/20224,240,000 shares $1.34 billion +5.7%0.5%1.6 $316.96
8/31/20224,010,000 shares $1.30 billion -7.0%0.5%1.5 $324.37
8/15/20224,310,000 shares $1.55 billion -9.5%0.5%1.6 $359.95
7/31/20224,760,000 shares $1.68 billion -11.4%0.6%1.6 $353.79
7/15/20225,370,000 shares $1.79 billion +5.9%0.6%1.7 $332.57
6/30/20225,070,000 shares $1.60 billion +2.6%0.6%1.6 $315.48
6/15/20224,940,000 shares $1.61 billion -5.2%0.6%1.5 $325.39
5/31/20225,210,000 shares $1.86 billion -1.0%0.6%1.5 $357.87
5/15/20225,260,000 shares $1.75 billion -7.9%0.6%1.4 $332.80
4/30/20225,710,000 shares $2.07 billion +11.3%0.7%1.4 $363.38
4/15/20225,130,000 shares $1.84 billion -7.1%0.6%1.2 $357.82
3/31/20225,520,000 shares $1.97 billion +4.0%0.6%1.2 $357.38
3/15/20225,310,000 shares $1.78 billion -5.9%0.6%1.1 $335.00
2/28/20225,640,000 shares $2.04 billion -5.2%0.7%1.2 $360.82
2/15/20225,950,000 shares $2.27 billion -6.2%0.7%1.2 $381.54
1/31/20226,340,000 shares $2.45 billion No Change0.7%1.2 $386.38
1/15/20226,340,000 shares $2.36 billion +17.4%0.7%1.2 $372.14
12/31/20215,400,000 shares $1.94 billion +10.7%0.6%1.1 $359.32
12/15/20214,880,000 shares $1.69 billion +13.2%0.6%1 $346.35
11/30/20214,310,000 shares $1.36 billion +14.6%0.5%0.9 $314.92
11/15/20213,760,000 shares $1.36 billion -37.0%0.4%0.8 $361.36
10/29/20215,970,000 shares $2.00 billion +20.9%0.7%1.5 $335.52
10/15/20214,940,000 shares $1.76 billion -9.7%0.6%1.3 $356.00
9/30/20215,470,000 shares $1.90 billion -2.7%0.6%1.4 $347.68
9/15/20215,620,000 shares $1.94 billion -0.5%0.7%1.5 $344.75
8/31/20215,650,000 shares $1.96 billion +7.6%0.7%1.6 $346.23
8/13/20215,250,000 shares $1.90 billion -0.4%0.6%1.6 $362.75
7/30/20215,270,000 shares $2.03 billion +24.9%0.6%1.6 $385.94
7/15/20214,220,000 shares $1.65 billion -3.4%0.5%1.3 $390.23
6/30/20214,370,000 shares $1.60 billion -34.7%0.5%1.4 $365.09
6/15/20216,690,000 shares $2.46 billion +8.1%0.8%2.1 $368.12
5/28/20216,190,000 shares $2.23 billion +6.0%0.7%1.9 $360.58
5/14/20215,840,000 shares $2.10 billion -6.0%0.7%1.6 $360.02
4/30/20216,210,000 shares $2.42 billion +9.3%0.7%1.6 $388.95
4/15/20215,680,000 shares $2.15 billion +12.0%0.7%1.4 $378.32
3/31/20215,070,000 shares $1.82 billion -23.6%0.6%1.1 $358.20
3/15/20216,640,000 shares $2.54 billion +3.6%0.8%1.5 $382.71
2/26/20216,410,000 shares $2.27 billion +2.9%0.7%1.5 $354.57
2/12/20216,230,000 shares $2.14 billion +7.6%0.7%1.5 $342.87
1/29/20215,790,000 shares $1.88 billion +14.4%0.7%1.4 $324.28













MA Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mastercard's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Mastercard shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of September 15th, investors have sold 4,240,000 shares of MA short. 0.50% of Mastercard's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Mastercard's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Mastercard?

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. MA shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on Mastercard's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Mastercard?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Mastercard: Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Centiva Capital LP, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Jane Street Group LLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, Capital Markets Trading UK LLP, Capula Management Ltd, Creative Planning, Delta Accumulation LLC, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Amussen Hunsaker Associates LLC, Point72 Hong Kong Ltd, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Citadel Advisors LLC, Laurion Capital Management LP, Millennium Management LLC, InterOcean Capital Group LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Guardian Capital LP, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, DRW Securities LLC, Group One Trading L.P., Twin Tree Management LP, UBS Group AG, Baader Bank Aktiengesellschaft, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Gladius Capital Management LP, Walleye Trading LLC, Credit Agricole S A, IMC Chicago LLC, QVR LLC, Privium Fund Management B.V., and CenterStar Asset Management LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Mastercard?

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. 0.50% of Mastercard's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Mastercard's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Mastercard saw a increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 4,240,000 shares, an increase of 5.7% from the previous total of 4,010,000 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 Mastercard's float size?

Mastercard currently has issued a total of 966,380,000 shares. Some of Mastercard'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. Mastercard currently has a public float of 854,240,000 shares.

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

0.50% of Mastercard's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "business services" compare to Mastercard: Visa Inc. (2.78%), Accenture plc (0.88%), S&P Global Inc. (2.54%), Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (1.12%), Fiserv, Inc. (1.45%), Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (0.98%), Global Payments Inc. (3.09%), Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (1.47%), FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc. (1.68%), and WEX Inc. (2.45%).

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. ($4.11 billion), Canadian Natural Resources Limited ($3.64 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.15 billion), Lucid Group, Inc. ($2.09 billion), Chesapeake Energy Co. ($2.02 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.01 billion), T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. ($1.92 billion), Plug Power Inc. ($1.77 billion), Rivian Automotive, Inc. ($1.71 billion), and Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ($1.59 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Mastercard stock?

Short selling MA is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Mastercard as its price is falling. MA shares are trading down $3.18 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 Mastercard?

A short squeeze for Mastercard 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 MA, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Mastercard'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 MA, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is September, 15 2022.



This page (NYSE:MA) was last updated on 10/7/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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