Northrop Grumman (NOC) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$470.22
-0.47 (-0.10%)
(As of 05/17/2024 ET)

Northrop Grumman Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
2,050,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
1,860,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+10.22%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$994.43 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
2.2
Last Record Date
April 30, 2024
Outstanding Shares
147,990,000 shares
Float Size
147,560,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
1.39%
Today's Trading Volume
957,169 shares
Average Trading Volume
976,624 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
98%
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NOC Short Interest Over Time

NOC Days to Cover Over Time

NOC Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Northrop Grumman Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/30/20242,050,000 shares $994.43 million +10.2%1.4%2.2 $485.09
4/15/20241,860,000 shares $839.40 million +2.8%1.3%1.8 $451.29
3/31/20241,810,000 shares $866.37 million -6.2%1.2%1.8 $478.66
3/15/20241,930,000 shares $891.18 million -6.8%1.3%2.1 $461.75
2/29/20242,070,000 shares $954.31 million -34.9%1.4%2.3 $461.02
2/15/20243,180,000 shares $1.43 billion +3.6%2.1%3.6 $450.00
1/31/20243,070,000 shares $1.37 billion +107.4%2.1%3.6 $446.72
1/15/20241,480,000 shares $712.00 million -0.7%1.0%2 $481.08
12/31/20231,490,000 shares $697.53 million -9.7%1.0%1.9 $468.14
12/15/20231,650,000 shares $760.27 million +6.5%1.1%2 $460.77
11/30/20231,550,000 shares $736.48 million -0.6%1.0%1.9 $475.15
11/15/20231,560,000 shares $725.38 million +9.9%1.0%1.9 $464.99
10/31/20231,420,000 shares $669.03 million +2.9%0.9%1.7 $471.15
10/15/20231,380,000 shares $676.41 million +2.2%0.9%1.7 $490.15
9/30/20231,350,000 shares $594.26 million -2.2%0.9%1.7 $440.19
9/15/20231,380,000 shares $598.22 million +8.7%0.9%2 $433.49
8/31/20231,270,000 shares $550.02 million -5.2%0.8%1.8 $433.09
8/15/20231,340,000 shares $567.05 million +3.9%0.9%1.8 $423.17
7/31/20231,290,000 shares $574.05 million -9.2%0.9%1.8 $445.00
7/15/20231,420,000 shares $639.91 million +15.5%0.9%2 $450.64
6/30/20231,230,000 shares $560.63 million -10.2%0.8%1.8 $455.80
6/15/20231,370,000 shares $620.17 million +7.9%0.9%2 $452.68
5/31/20231,270,000 shares $553.07 million -6.6%0.8%1.7 $435.49
5/15/20231,360,000 shares $597.54 million -6.2%0.9%1.8 $439.37
4/30/20231,450,000 shares $668.84 million +0.7%1.0%1.7 $461.27
4/15/20231,440,000 shares $680.50 million +6.7%1.0%1.5 $472.57
3/31/20231,350,000 shares $623.32 million -1.5%0.9%1.3 $461.72
3/15/20231,370,000 shares $614.99 million -8.1%0.9%1.3 $448.90
2/28/20231,490,000 shares $691.52 million +8.8%1.0%1.5 $464.11
2/15/20231,370,000 shares $631.49 million No Change0.9%1.4 $460.94
1/31/20231,370,000 shares $613.81 million -19.4%0.9%1.3 $448.04
1/15/20231,700,000 shares $784.43 million -12.4%1.1%1.7 $461.43
12/30/20221,940,000 shares $1.06 billion +9.0%1.3%2.1 $545.61
12/15/20221,780,000 shares $940.71 million -0.6%1.2%1.9 $528.49
11/30/20221,790,000 shares $954.59 million -4.8%1.2%1.8 $533.29
11/15/20221,880,000 shares $941.35 million -27.7%1.2%1.9 $500.72
10/31/20222,600,000 shares $1.43 billion +9.2%1.7%2.9 $549.01
10/15/20222,380,000 shares $1.10 billion +0.9%1.5%2.9 $464.19
9/30/20222,360,000 shares $1.11 billion +36.4%1.5%3.1 $470.32
9/15/20221,730,000 shares $839.19 million +7.5%1.1%2.4 $485.08
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NOC Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Northrop Grumman's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Northrop Grumman shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of April 30th, traders have sold 2,050,000 shares of NOC short. 1.39% of Northrop Grumman's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Northrop Grumman's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Northrop Grumman?

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. NOC shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on Northrop Grumman's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Northrop Grumman?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Northrop Grumman: Walleye Trading LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Twin Tree Management LP, BNP Paribas Financial Markets, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., SpiderRock Advisors LLC, and Simplex Trading LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Northrop Grumman?

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. 1.39% of Northrop Grumman's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Northrop Grumman's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Northrop Grumman saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 2,050,000 shares, an increase of 10.2% from the previous total of 1,860,000 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 Northrop Grumman's float size?

Northrop Grumman currently has issued a total of 147,990,000 shares. Some of Northrop Grumman'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. Northrop Grumman currently has a public float of 147,560,000 shares.

How does Northrop Grumman's short interest compare to its competitors?

1.39% of Northrop Grumman's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "aerospace" compare to Northrop Grumman: Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (1.56%), L3Harris Technologies, Inc. (0.84%), TransDigm Group Incorporated (1.94%), General Dynamics Co. (0.74%), The Boeing Company (2.00%), HEICO Co. (3.75%), Lockheed Martin Co. (0.81%), Leidos Holdings, Inc. (1.12%), RTX Co. (2.55%), Leonardo DRS, Inc. (3.09%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.98 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.35 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.06 billion), General Motors ($2.88 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.32 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.27 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.22 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.18 billion), Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ($1.95 billion), and Chesapeake Energy Co. ($1.52 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Northrop Grumman stock?

Short selling NOC is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Northrop Grumman as its price is falling. NOC shares are trading down $0.47 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 Northrop Grumman?

A short squeeze for Northrop Grumman 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 NOC, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Northrop Grumman'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 NOC, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 30 2024.



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This page (NYSE:NOC) was last updated on 5/18/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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