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3M Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$182.40
+0.09 (+0.05 %)
(As of 10/20/2021 03:58 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$182.04
$183.18
50-Day Range
$175.42
$202.32
52-Week Range
$156.13
$208.95
Volume95,715 shs
Average Volume2.46 million shs
Market Capitalization$105.54 billion
P/E Ratio17.94
Dividend Yield3.26%
Beta0.96

3M (NYSE:MMM) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume10,790,000 shares
Previous Short Volume11,590,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-6.90%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$1.89 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover4.4
Last Record DateSeptember, 30 2021
Outstanding Shares578,638,000 shares
Float Size578,000,000 shares
Short Percent of Float1.87%
Today's Trading Volume95,715 shares
Average Trading Volume2,460,586 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-96.11%

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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3M (NYSE:MMM) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
9/30/202110,790,000 shares $1.89 billion -6.9%1.9%4.4 $175.42
9/15/202111,590,000 shares $2.13 billion +8.8%2.0%4.8 $184.19
8/31/202110,650,000 shares $2.07 billion -2.9%1.8%4.8 $194.74
8/13/202110,970,000 shares $2.20 billion +0.6%1.9%5.2 $200.58
7/30/202110,900,000 shares $2.16 billion -5.4%1.9%5.2 $197.94
7/15/202111,520,000 shares $2.33 billion -2.4%2.0%5.2 $202.59
6/30/202111,800,000 shares $2.34 billion +7.7%2.0%5.5 $198.63
6/15/202110,960,000 shares $2.20 billion +4.9%1.9%5.2 $200.61
5/28/202110,450,000 shares $2.12 billion +3.8%1.8%4.7 $203.04
5/14/202110,070,000 shares $2.05 billion +0.5%N/A4.4 $203.41
4/30/202110,020,000 shares $1.99 billion -2.5%N/A4.2 $199.05
4/15/202110,280,000 shares $2.02 billion -3.2%N/A4 $196.75
3/31/202110,620,000 shares $2.07 billion +6.7%N/A3.8 $194.64
3/15/20219,950,000 shares $1.84 billion +7.5%N/A3.6 $184.92
2/26/20219,260,000 shares $1.66 billion +1.1%N/A3.5 $178.76
2/12/20219,160,000 shares $1.62 billion +17.6%N/A3.4 $177.21
1/29/20217,790,000 shares $1.43 billion -4.3%N/A2.8 $183.42
1/15/20218,140,000 shares $1.35 billion +6.7%N/A2.9 $166.41
12/31/20207,630,000 shares $1.33 billion +0.4%N/A3.1 $174.11
12/15/20207,600,000 shares $1.32 billion -1.4%N/A3.2 $173.08
11/30/20207,710,000 shares $1.36 billion +9.1%N/A3.2 $176.89
11/15/20207,070,000 shares $1.20 billion +3.8%N/A2.9 $169.79
10/30/20206,810,000 shares $1.08 billion +13.7%N/A2.8 $158.48
10/15/20205,990,000 shares $1.01 billion +6.2%1.0%2.4 $168.40
9/30/20205,640,000 shares $903.42 million +1.8%1.0%2.2 $160.18

Institutional Investors Shorting 3M (NYSE:MMM)

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 3M. 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
10/20/2021Clear Street Markets LLCN/A32N/A$561.00
10/19/2021SpiderRock Advisors LLC6,2004,700-24.2%$728.00
10/12/2021Private Capital Management LLC22,0000-100.0%$0.00
9/13/2021Bank of America Corp DE19,20071,000+269.8%$14,103.00
8/31/2021Pathstone Family Office LLCN/A5,237N/A$1,040.00
8/17/2021Wells Fargo & Company MN100100No Change$0.00
8/17/2021Walleye Trading LLC91,30013,900-84.8%$2,761.00
8/17/2021Logan Capital Management Inc.N/A3,080N/A$612.00
8/17/2021Millennium Management LLC298,500273,400-8.4%$54,305.00
8/17/2021Pathstone Family Office LLCN/A5,237N/A$1,040.00
8/17/2021Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P.236,700145,400-38.6%$28,886.00
8/17/2021Citadel Advisors LLC755,8001,456,800+92.7%$289,364.00
8/16/2021Squarepoint Ops LLC21,50054,000+151.2%$10,726.00
8/16/2021Bank of America Corp DE19,20071,000+269.8%$14,103.00
8/16/2021Credit Suisse AG22,50051,200+127.6%$10,037.00
8/16/2021Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLCN/A50,000N/A$9,932.00
8/16/2021Maven Securities LTD9,90017,300+74.7%$3,436.00
8/16/2021Capula Management Ltd209,000125,000-40.2%$24,829.00
8/16/2021Goldman Sachs Group Inc.20,00020,000No Change$3,973.00
8/16/2021Allianz Asset Management GmbH20,50016,400-20.0%$3,258.00
8/13/2021PEAK6 Investments LLC93,5004,803-94.9%$1,013.00
8/13/2021SpiderRock Advisors LLC6,2006,200No Change$852.00
8/12/2021Lido Advisors LLCN/A3,700N/A$734.00
8/12/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.15,90025,300+59.1%$5,025.00
8/12/2021Simplex Trading LLC1,556199,200+12,702.1%$39,567.00
8/12/2021Capital Fund Management S.A.72,300189,100+161.5%$37,561.00
8/11/2021HAP Trading LLC14,00017,500+25.0%$41.00
8/11/2021Levin Capital Strategies L.P.5,0000-100.0%$0.00
8/11/2021Susquehanna International Group LLP1,150,0001,052,400-8.5%$209,038.00
8/10/2021Group One Trading L.P.99,500101,800+2.3%$20,221.00
8/10/2021BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA1,9552,757+41.0%$54,762.00
8/10/2021Citigroup Inc.48,00048,000No Change$9,534.00
8/6/2021Wolverine Trading LLC142,900137,700-3.6%$26,993.00
8/6/2021IMC Chicago LLC92,600121,000+30.7%$24,034.00
8/6/2021Gladius Capital Management LP134,20010,100-92.5%$2,007.00
8/2/2021Mint Tower Capital Management B.V.8,50017,700+108.2%$3,516.00
7/31/2021Private Capital Management LLCN/A22,000N/A$4,239.00
7/31/2021Cutler Group LP8,90019,600+120.2%$69.00

3M (NYSE:MMM) Short Interest FAQ













3M (NYSE:MMM) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

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 September 30th, traders have sold 10,790,000 shares of MMM short. 1.87% of 3M's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on 3M's current short interest.

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 4.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for 3M

Which institutional investors are shorting 3M?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of 3M: Clear Street Markets LLC, SpiderRock Advisors LLC, Private Capital Management LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Pathstone Family Office LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Walleye Trading LLC, Logan Capital Management Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Pathstone Family Office LLC, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Citadel Advisors LLC, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Credit Suisse AG, Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC, Maven Securities LTD, Capula Management Ltd, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, PEAK6 Investments LLC, SpiderRock Advisors LLC, Lido Advisors LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Simplex Trading LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., HAP Trading LLC, Levin Capital Strategies L.P., Susquehanna International Group LLP, Group One Trading L.P., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Citigroup Inc., Wolverine Trading LLC, IMC Chicago LLC, Gladius Capital Management LP, Mint Tower Capital Management B.V., Private Capital Management LLC, and Cutler Group LP. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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. 1.87% of 3M's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is 3M's short interest increasing or decreasing?

3M saw a decline in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totaling 10,790,000 shares, a decline of 6.9% from the previous total of 11,590,000 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 3M's float size?

3M currently has issued a total of 578,638,000 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 578,000,000 shares.

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

1.87% 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: Stryker Co. (1.16%), Becton, Dickinson and Company (1.06%), Boston Scientific Co. (1.69%), DexCom, Inc. (3.60%), Baxter International Inc. (1.50%), ResMed Inc. (0.68%), Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA (0.00%), Insulet Co. (0.00%), Teleflex Incorporated (1.40%), and Abiomed, Inc. (1.86%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: S&P Global Inc. ($7.35 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($6.43 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.68 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.48 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($3.77 billion), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited ($3.73 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($3.10 billion), Zoom Video Communications, Inc. ($2.87 billion), Match Group, Inc. ($2.83 billion), and DoorDash, Inc. ($2.54 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 up $0.09 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 increases 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 September, 30 2021.



This page was last updated on 10/20/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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