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NYSE:MUFG

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$5.36
+0.04 (+0.75 %)
(As of 03/3/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$5.31
Now: $5.36
$5.41
50-Day Range
$4.56
MA: $4.97
$5.47
52-Week Range
$3.32
Now: $5.36
$5.51
Volume1.96 million shs
Average Volume1.56 million shs
Market Capitalization$68.85 billion
P/E Ratio23.30
Dividend Yield3.76%
Beta1.15

Short Interest

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (NYSE:MUFG) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume6,410,000 shares
Previous Short Volume5,360,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+19.59%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$33.65 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover4.3
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares12,844,655,000 shares
Short Percent of Float0.05%
Today's Trading Volume1,961,474 shares
Average Trading Volume1,561,861 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average25.59%

Short Interest Over Time


Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (NYSE:MUFG) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/20216,410,000 shares $33.65 million +19.6%0.1%4.3 $5.25
1/29/20215,360,000 shares $26.91 million +3.7%0.0%3.5 $5.02
1/15/20215,170,000 shares $23.99 million +12.2%0.0%3.4 $4.64
12/31/20205,730,000 shares $27.22 million +17.4%0.0%4.4 $4.75
12/15/20205,730,000 shares $25.27 million +17.4%0.0%4.4 $4.41
11/30/20204,880,000 shares $21.13 million +8.7%0.0%4.1 $4.33
11/15/20204,490,000 shares $19.26 million -4.1%0.0%4 $4.29
10/30/20204,680,000 shares $20.31 million -0.4%0.0%4.3 $4.34
10/15/20204,700,000 shares $18.61 million +1.3%0.0%4.5 $3.96
9/30/20204,640,000 shares $18.79 million +10.5%0.0%4 $4.05
9/15/20204,200,000 shares $17.60 million +23.9%0.0%3.4 $4.19
8/31/20203,390,000 shares $14.03 million -26.3%0.0%2.4 $4.14
8/14/20204,600,000 shares $19.27 million +7.2%0.0%2.5 $4.19
7/31/20204,290,000 shares $17.46 million -4.7%0.0%2.2 $4.07
7/15/20204,500,000 shares $16.83 million -6.8%0.0%2.2 $3.74
6/30/20204,830,000 shares $18.55 million -29.1%0.0%2.2 $3.84
6/15/20206,810,000 shares $26.29 million -14.2%0.1%2.9 $3.86
5/29/20207,940,000 shares $31.60 million +29.7%0.1%3.1 $3.98
5/15/20206,120,000 shares $25.52 million +62.8%0.1%2.5 $4.17
4/30/20203,760,000 shares $15.75 million +34.3%0.0%1.7 $4.19
4/15/20202,800,000 shares $10.95 million -25.5%0.0%1.3 $3.91
3/31/20203,760,000 shares $14.48 million +3.4%0.0%2 $3.85
3/13/20203,636,300 shares $13.67 million -14.4%0.0%3.2 $3.76
2/28/20204,250,000 shares $14.79 million +46.1%0.0%3.7 $3.48
2/14/20202,910,000 shares $12.05 million -17.6%0.0%2.5 $4.14

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (NYSE:MUFG) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 12th, investors have sold 6,410,000 shares of MUFG short. 0.05% of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group?

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. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group currently has a short interest ratio of 4.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group?

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. 0.05% of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group saw a increase in short interest during the month of February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 6,410,000 shares, an increase of 19.6% from the previous total of 5,360,000 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 Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.05% of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "commercial banks, not elsewhere classified" compare to Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group: HDFC Bank Limited (0.29%), Royal Bank of Canada (0.37%), Commonwealth Bank of Australia (0.00%), The Toronto-Dominion Bank (0.37%), BNP Paribas SA (0.00%), Westpac Banking Co. (0.00%), Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (0.00%), Banco Santander, S.A. (0.00%), ICICI Bank Limited (0.00%), and Bank of Montreal (0.52%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: ViacomCBS Inc. ($6.50 billion), Aon Plc ($5.58 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.30 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.97 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.80 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.84 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.40 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.35 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.07 billion), and The Kroger Co. ($2.00 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group stock?

Short selling MUFG is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group as its price is falling. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group's stock is trading up $0.04 today. To short Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group 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 Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group 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 Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group?

A short squeeze for Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group 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 MUFG, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group'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 MUFG, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.



This page was last updated on 3/4/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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