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S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 4/19/2024
The Senate passes a reauthorization of a key US surveillance program just after a midnight deadline
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
MarketBeat Week in Review – 4/15 - 4/19
The drug war devastated Black and other minority communities. Is marijuana legalization helping?
Crews turn sights to removing debris from ship's deck in Baltimore bridge collapse cleanup
A man escaped Sudan's bloody civil war. His mysterious death in Missisippi has sparked suspicion
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 4/19/2024
The Senate passes a reauthorization of a key US surveillance program just after a midnight deadline
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
MarketBeat Week in Review – 4/15 - 4/19
The drug war devastated Black and other minority communities. Is marijuana legalization helping?
Crews turn sights to removing debris from ship's deck in Baltimore bridge collapse cleanup
A man escaped Sudan's bloody civil war. His mysterious death in Missisippi has sparked suspicion
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 4/19/2024
The Senate passes a reauthorization of a key US surveillance program just after a midnight deadline
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
MarketBeat Week in Review – 4/15 - 4/19
The drug war devastated Black and other minority communities. Is marijuana legalization helping?
Crews turn sights to removing debris from ship's deck in Baltimore bridge collapse cleanup
A man escaped Sudan's bloody civil war. His mysterious death in Missisippi has sparked suspicion

Morgan Stanley (MS) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$90.66
+0.40 (+0.44%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)

Morgan Stanley Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
15,130,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
16,390,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-7.69%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$1.42 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
1.8
Last Record Date
March 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
1,626,630,000 shares
Float Size
1,250,000,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
1.21%
Today's Trading Volume
8,143,003 shares
Average Trading Volume
7,380,509 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
110%
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MS Short Interest Over Time

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Morgan Stanley Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/202415,130,000 shares $1.42 billion -7.7%1.2%1.8 $94.16
3/15/202416,390,000 shares $1.45 billion +15.1%1.3%1.9 $88.38
2/29/202414,240,000 shares $1.23 billion -2.4%1.1%1.6 $86.04
2/15/202414,590,000 shares $1.25 billion -13.6%1.2%1.8 $85.67
1/31/202416,890,000 shares $1.47 billion -19.3%1.3%2 $87.25
1/15/202420,940,000 shares $1.88 billion -9.8%1.7%2.3 $89.70
12/31/202323,210,000 shares $2.16 billion +21.1%1.8%2.6 $93.25
12/15/202319,160,000 shares $1.75 billion +7.5%1.5%2.2 $91.37
11/30/202317,830,000 shares $1.41 billion -15.6%1.4%2.1 $79.34
11/15/202321,130,000 shares $1.68 billion +4.8%1.7%2.5 $79.68
10/31/202320,160,000 shares $1.43 billion +0.2%1.6%2.5 $70.82
10/15/202320,130,000 shares $1.57 billion -4.0%1.6%2.7 $77.79
9/30/202320,970,000 shares $1.71 billion +2.1%1.6%3 $81.67
9/15/202320,530,000 shares $1.82 billion +6.5%1.6%2.9 $88.41
8/31/202319,280,000 shares $1.64 billion +3.5%1.5%2.8 $85.15
8/15/202318,620,000 shares $1.60 billion +1.5%1.5%2.6 $86.15
7/31/202318,340,000 shares $1.68 billion +11.9%1.4%2.5 $91.56
7/15/202316,390,000 shares $1.41 billion -18.6%1.3%2.2 $85.78
6/30/202320,140,000 shares $1.72 billion -7.3%1.6%2.8 $85.40
6/15/202321,720,000 shares $1.93 billion -2.4%1.7%3.1 $89.05
5/31/202322,260,000 shares $1.82 billion +8.9%1.7%2.9 $81.76
5/15/202320,450,000 shares $1.70 billion -6.4%1.6%2.7 $82.95
4/30/202321,840,000 shares $1.96 billion +17.8%1.7%3 $89.97
4/15/202318,540,000 shares $1.61 billion +1.6%1.4%2.5 $86.71
3/31/202318,240,000 shares $1.60 billion -5.6%1.4%2.3 $87.80
3/15/202319,320,000 shares $1.65 billion +0.9%1.5%2.5 $85.39
2/28/202319,150,000 shares $1.85 billion +6.7%1.5%2.7 $96.50
2/15/202317,940,000 shares $1.81 billion -3.7%1.4%2.5 $100.83
1/31/202318,620,000 shares $1.81 billion +11.8%1.4%2.6 $97.33
1/15/202316,660,000 shares $1.53 billion -6.4%1.3%2.3 $91.66
12/30/202217,800,000 shares $1.51 billion -3.3%1.4%2.6 $85.02
12/15/202218,400,000 shares $1.62 billion +20.0%1.4%2.5 $87.79
11/30/202215,340,000 shares $1.43 billion -13.3%1.2%2 $93.07
11/15/202217,700,000 shares $1.60 billion -10.2%1.4%2.3 $90.50
10/31/202219,710,000 shares $1.62 billion +9.7%1.5%2.5 $82.17
10/15/202217,970,000 shares $1.35 billion -5.5%1.4%2.3 $75.30
9/30/202219,010,000 shares $1.50 billion -17.6%1.4%2.5 $79.01
9/15/202223,060,000 shares $2.04 billion -14.6%1.7%2.9 $88.26
8/31/202227,000,000 shares $2.30 billion +22.9%2.0%3.4 $85.22
8/15/202221,970,000 shares $2.02 billion +12.0%1.6%2.9 $92.02
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MS Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Morgan Stanley's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Morgan Stanley shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of March 31st, traders have sold 15,130,000 shares of MS short. 1.21% of Morgan Stanley's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Morgan Stanley's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Morgan Stanley?

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. MS shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on Morgan Stanley's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Morgan Stanley?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Morgan Stanley: Portman Square Capital LLP, Nomura Holdings Inc., Readystate Asset Management LP, Bluefin Capital Management LLC, GTS Securities LLC, Barclays PLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, Mint Tower Capital Management B.V., Prelude Capital Management LLC, Paloma Partners Management Co, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., HAP Trading LLC, BlueCrest Capital Management Ltd, Caas Capital Management LP, Citadel Advisors LLC, Clear Street Markets LLC, CMT Capital Markets Trading GmbH, Royal Bank of Canada, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Balyasny Asset Management L.P., Nomura Holdings Inc., Verition Fund Management LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., PEAK6 Investments LLC, Optiver Holding B.V., Eisler Capital US LLC, Eisler Capital UK Ltd., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Bank of Nova Scotia, Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Hsbc Holdings PLC, One River Asset Management LLC, UBS Group AG, BNP Paribas Financial Markets, CenterStar Asset Management LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., XR Securities LLC, Wolverine Asset Management LLC, and XY Capital Ltd. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Morgan Stanley?

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. 1.21% of Morgan Stanley's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Morgan Stanley's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Morgan Stanley saw a decline in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 15,130,000 shares, a decline of 7.7% from the previous total of 16,390,000 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 Morgan Stanley's float size?

Morgan Stanley currently has issued a total of 1,626,630,000 shares. Some of Morgan Stanley'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. Morgan Stanley currently has a public float of 1,250,000,000 shares.

How does Morgan Stanley's short interest compare to its competitors?

1.21% of Morgan Stanley's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "finance" compare to Morgan Stanley: The Charles Schwab Co. (0.90%), The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (1.57%), BlackRock, Inc. (1.24%), Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (0.64%), HSBC Holdings plc (0.24%), Royal Bank of Canada (0.84%), American Express (0.92%), The Progressive Co. (0.75%), Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (0.09%), Citigroup Inc. (1.56%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: TC Energy Co. ($4.49 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.94 billion), General Motors ($3.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.32 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.21 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($3.13 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($3.08 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.28 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.24 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.14 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Morgan Stanley stock?

Short selling MS is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Morgan Stanley as its price is falling. MS shares are trading up $0.40 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 Morgan Stanley?

A short squeeze for Morgan Stanley 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 MS, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Morgan Stanley'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 MS, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2024.



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