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NYSE:MMM

3M Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$158.13
-0.40 (-0.25 %)
(As of 10/29/2020 12:45 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$156.25
Now: $158.13
$159.55
50-Day Range
$158.79
MA: $165.78
$172.38
52-Week Range
$114.04
Now: $158.13
$182.54
Volume98,867 shs
Average Volume3.53 million shs
Market Capitalization$91.09 billion
P/E Ratio17.93
Dividend Yield3.65%
Beta0.97

Short Interest

3M (NYSE:MMM) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:5,990,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:5,640,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+6.21%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$964.57 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:2.0
Last Record Date:October, 15 2020
Outstanding Shares:575,280,000 shares
Float Size:575,170,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:1.04%
Today's Trading Volume:98,867 shares
Average Trading Volume:3,525,091 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-97.20%



3M (NYSE:MMM) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
10/15/20205,990,000 $964.57 million 6.2%1.0%2.4$161.03
9/30/20205,640,000 $939.79 million 1.8%1.0%2.2$166.63
9/15/20205,540,000 $887.90 million -28.2%1.0%2.1$160.27
8/31/20207,710,000 $1.26 billion 15.4%1.3%2.9$163.54
8/14/20206,680,000 $1.10 billion 0.0%1.2%2.3$164.80
7/31/20206,680,000 $1.10 billion 2.8%1.2%2$164.85
7/15/20206,500,000 $978.06 million 0.5%1.1%2$150.47
6/30/20206,470,000 $1.03 billion 6.2%1.1%1.9$159.84
6/15/20206,090,000 $951.62 million -15.7%1.1%1.5$156.26
5/29/20207,220,000 $1.10 billion -12.9%1.3%1.5$152.22
5/15/20208,290,000 $1.30 billion 27.5%1.4%1.6$156.44
4/30/20206,500,000 $1.03 billion -12.6%1.1%1.4$158.15
4/15/20207,440,000 $1.08 billion -8.5%1.3%1.5$145.73
3/31/20208,130,000 $1.20 billion -0.3%1.4%1.7$147.00
3/13/20208,155,200 $1.21 billion -11.6%1.4%2.2$147.78
2/28/20209,230,000 $1.09 billion -0.7%1.6%2.5$117.87
2/14/20209,290,000 $1.42 billion 4.3%1.6%3$153.30
1/31/20208,910,000 $1.33 billion -16.7%1.6%3.2$148.96
1/15/202010,690,000 $1.74 billion 7.4%1.9%4$162.45
12/31/20199,950,000 $1.77 billion -0.1%1.7%3.9$178.15
8/15/20199,470,300 $1.48 billion -15.2%1.7%3$156.12

3M (NYSE:MMM) Short Interest FAQ

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What is 3M's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of 3M shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of October 15th, investors have sold 5,990,000 shares of MMM short. 1.04% of 3M's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for 3M?

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. 3M currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for 3M?

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. 1.04% of 3M's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is 3M's short interest increasing or decreasing?

3M saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totaling 5,990,000 shares, an increase of 6.2% from the previous total of 5,640,000 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 3M's float size?

3M currently has issued a total of 576,019,000 shares. Some of 3M'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. 3M currently has a public float of 575,170,000 shares.

How does 3M's short interest compare to its competitors?

1.04% of 3M's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "surgical & medical instruments" compare to 3M: Becton, Dickinson and Company (0.00%), Boston Scientific Co. (0.00%), Baxter International Inc. (1.05%), DexCom, Inc. (0.00%), ResMed Inc. (0.00%), FRESENIUS SE &/S (0.00%), Teleflex Incorporated (0.00%), Insulet Co. (0.00%), ABIOMED, Inc. (5.53%), and Novocure Ltd (5.57%).

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 ($4.68 billion), Aon Plc ($3.70 billion), Clorox Co ($2.93 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.88 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($2.75 billion), Snap Inc. ($2.72 billion), Kroger Co ($2.21 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($1.94 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($1.93 billion), and Datadog, Inc. ($1.83 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short 3M stock?

Short selling MMM is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from 3M as its price is falling. 3M's stock is trading down $0.40 today. To short 3M 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 3M 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 3M?

A short squeeze for 3M 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 MMM, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is 3M'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 MMM, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is October, 15 2020.


This page was last updated on 10/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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