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Motorola Solutions Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.08 (+0.05 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $173.55
50-Day Range
MA: $170.35
52-Week Range
Now: $173.55
Volume570,341 shs
Average Volume744,060 shs
Market Capitalization$29.42 billion
P/E Ratio38.83
Dividend Yield1.64%

Short Interest

Motorola Solutions (NYSE:MSI) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:2,340,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:2,770,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-15.52%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$406.43 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:2.0
Last Record Date:December, 31 2020
Outstanding Shares:164,790,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:0.00%
Today's Trading Volume:570,341 shares
Average Trading Volume:744,060 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-23.35%

Motorola Solutions (NYSE:MSI) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
12/31/20202,340,000 $406.43 million -15.5%0.0%2.5$173.69
12/15/20202,340,000 $389.87 million -15.5%0.0%2.5$166.61
11/30/20202,770,000 $471.62 million 15.9%0.0%3$170.26
11/15/20202,390,000 $409.96 million -22.9%0.0%2.6$171.53
10/30/20203,100,000 $528.55 million -27.7%0.0%3.1$170.50
10/15/20204,290,000 $739.42 million 3.9%0.0%4.2$172.36
9/30/20204,130,000 $686.57 million 4.8%0.0%3.7$166.24
9/15/20203,940,000 $606.76 million 24.7%0.0%3.1$154.00
8/31/20203,160,000 $480.76 million -2.5%0.0%2.3$152.14
8/14/20203,240,000 $498.21 million 20.9%0.0%2.1$153.77
7/31/20202,680,000 $392.97 million 2.7%0.0%1.6$146.63
7/15/20202,610,000 $364.88 million 2.0%0.0%1.5$139.80
6/30/20202,560,000 $362.83 million -3.8%0.0%1.6$141.73
6/15/20202,660,000 $364.71 million 14.2%0.0%1.6$137.11
5/29/20202,330,000 $324.57 million 0.4%0.0%1.4$139.30
5/15/20202,320,000 $313.97 million -11.8%0.0%1.4$135.33
4/30/20202,630,000 $352.47 million -23.3%0.0%1.7$134.02
4/15/20203,430,000 $446.38 million -9.5%0.0%2.6$130.14
3/31/20203,790,000 $579.11 million 27.5%0.0%2.8$152.80
3/13/20202,973,700 $454.65 million 41.6%0.0%2.5$152.89
2/28/20202,100,000 $261.58 million -10.6%0.0%1.8$124.56
2/14/20202,350,000 $401.22 million -4.9%0.0%2.1$170.73
1/31/20202,470,000 $439.04 million -3.5%0.0%2.2$177.75
1/15/20202,560,000 $472.22 million 0.4%0.0%2$184.46
12/31/20192,550,000 $458.13 million 7.1%0.0%2$179.66

Motorola Solutions (NYSE:MSI) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Motorola Solutions' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Motorola Solutions shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of December 31st, traders have sold 2,340,000 shares of MSI short. 0.00% of Motorola Solutions' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Motorola Solutions?

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. Motorola Solutions currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

Is Motorola Solutions' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Motorola Solutions saw a decrease in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,340,000 shares, a decrease of 15.5% from the previous total of 2,770,000 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.

How does Motorola Solutions' short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Motorola Solutions' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "communications equipment" compare to Motorola Solutions: Cisco Systems, Inc. (0.89%), QUALCOMM Incorporated (1.51%), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (4.48%), F5 Networks, Inc. (0.00%), Ciena Co. (2.66%), Juniper Networks, Inc. (7.00%), Viasat, Inc. (0.00%), EchoStar Co. (0.00%), Calix, Inc. (5.37%), and InterDigital, Inc. (5.10%).

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 Motorola Solutions stock?

Short selling MSI is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Motorola Solutions as its price is falling. Motorola Solutions' stock is trading up $0.08 today. To short Motorola Solutions 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 Motorola Solutions 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 Motorola Solutions?

A short squeeze for Motorola Solutions 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 MSI, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Motorola Solutions' 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 MSI, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is December, 31 2020.

This page was last updated on 1/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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