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Marsh & McLennan Companies Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.31 (-0.28 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $111.52
50-Day Range
MA: $114.74
52-Week Range
Now: $111.52
Volume1.49 million shs
Average Volume1.82 million shs
Market Capitalization$56.56 billion
P/E Ratio28.02
Dividend Yield1.66%

Short Interest

Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE:MMC) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:3,670,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:3,590,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+2.23%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$413.21 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:2.0
Last Record Date:December, 31 2020
Outstanding Shares:507,000,000 shares
Float Size:506,000,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:0.73%
Today's Trading Volume:1,490,422 shares
Average Trading Volume:1,821,423 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-18.17%

Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE:MMC) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
12/31/20203,670,000 $413.21 million 2.2%0.7%2.1$112.59
12/15/20203,670,000 $413.68 million 2.2%0.7%2.1$112.72
11/30/20203,590,000 $417.41 million 9.5%0.7%2$116.27
11/15/20203,280,000 $376.02 million -0.9%0.7%1.8$114.64
10/30/20203,310,000 $375.06 million -17.7%0.7%1.9$113.31
10/15/20204,020,000 $443.85 million -15.4%0.8%2.5$110.41
9/30/20204,750,000 $546.01 million -12.7%0.9%2.9$114.95
9/15/20205,440,000 $614.50 million 14.1%1.1%3.4$112.96
8/31/20204,770,000 $550.27 million 7.2%0.9%2.8$115.36
8/14/20204,450,000 $513.89 million 1.4%0.9%2.4$115.48
7/31/20204,390,000 $510.25 million 1.2%0.9%1.9$116.23
7/15/20204,340,000 $506.04 million -7.1%0.0%1.8$116.60
6/30/20204,670,000 $535.28 million -7.9%0.0%1.8$114.62
6/15/20205,070,000 $548.52 million -23.4%0.0%1.8$108.19
5/29/20206,620,000 $688.02 million 2.3%0.0%2.1$103.93
5/15/20206,470,000 $685.30 million 28.4%1.3%2$105.92
4/30/20205,040,000 $534.04 million -6.5%1.0%1.8$105.96
4/15/20205,390,000 $561.05 million 12.3%1.1%2$104.09
3/31/20204,800,000 $447.79 million -21.2%1.0%1.9$93.29
3/13/20206,091,200 $588.47 million 16.0%1.2%3.4$96.61
2/28/20205,250,000 $402.62 million -5.8%1.0%2.9$76.69
2/14/20205,570,000 $574.21 million 0.4%1.1%3.7$103.09
1/31/20205,550,000 $624.87 million -5.3%1.1%3.7$112.59
1/15/20205,860,000 $692.36 million 1.0%1.2%3.8$118.15
12/31/20195,800,000 $660.45 million 0.0%1.2%3.7$113.87

Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE:MMC) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Marsh & McLennan Companies' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Marsh & McLennan Companies shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of December 31st, traders have sold 3,670,000 shares of MMC short. 0.73% of Marsh & McLennan Companies' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Marsh & McLennan Companies?

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. Marsh & McLennan Companies currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Marsh & McLennan Companies?

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. 0.73% of Marsh & McLennan Companies' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Marsh & McLennan Companies' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Marsh & McLennan Companies saw a increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 3,670,000 shares, an increase of 2.2% from the previous total of 3,590,000 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 Marsh & McLennan Companies' float size?

Marsh & McLennan Companies currently has issued a total of 507,191,000 shares. Some of Marsh & McLennan Companies' 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. Marsh & McLennan Companies currently has a public float of 506,000,000 shares.

How does Marsh & McLennan Companies' short interest compare to its competitors?

0.73% of Marsh & McLennan Companies' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "insurance agents, brokers, & service" compare to Marsh & McLennan Companies: Allianz SE (0.00%), Kering SA (0.00%), Aon Plc (9.36%), Willis Towers Watson Public Limited (6.47%), Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (0.00%), Brown & Brown, Inc. (1.27%), Equitable Holdings, Inc. (4.20%), Erie Indemnity (3.21%), Goosehead Insurance, Inc (0.00%), and Ashmore Group PLC (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: Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.18 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($4.71 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.45 billion), Aon Plc ($4.28 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.70 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($3.00 billion), The Clorox Company ($2.46 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.40 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.38 billion), and Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.37 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Marsh & McLennan Companies stock?

Short selling MMC is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Marsh & McLennan Companies as its price is falling. Marsh & McLennan Companies' stock is trading down $0.31 today. To short Marsh & McLennan Companies 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 Marsh & McLennan Companies 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 Marsh & McLennan Companies?

A short squeeze for Marsh & McLennan Companies 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 MMC, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Marsh & McLennan Companies' 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 MMC, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is December, 31 2020.

This page was last updated on 1/24/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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