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Norfolk Southern (NSC) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$224.87
+0.37 (+0.16%)
(As of 06/21/2024 ET)

Norfolk Southern Short Interest Data

Current Short Interest
1,620,000 shares
Previous Short Interest
1,710,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-5.26%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$363.58 million
Short Interest Ratio
1.3 Days to Cover
Last Record Date
May 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
225,910,000 shares
Float Size
225,770,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
0.72%
Today's Trading Volume
1,231,012 shares
Average Trading Volume
832,257 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
148%
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NSC Short Interest Over Time

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NSC Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Norfolk Southern Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
5/31/20241,620,000 shares $363.58 million -5.3%0.7%1.3 $224.43
5/15/20241,710,000 shares $395.45 million +19.6%0.8%1.3 $231.26
4/30/20241,430,000 shares $329.36 million -5.3%0.6%1.1 $230.32
4/15/20241,510,000 shares $370.81 million -10.1%0.7%1.2 $245.57
3/31/20241,680,000 shares $428.18 million -19.6%0.7%1.3 $254.87
3/15/20242,090,000 shares $534.68 million +7.7%0.9%1.6 $255.83
2/29/20241,940,000 shares $491.56 million -17.5%0.9%1.5 $253.38
2/15/20242,350,000 shares $597.70 million +13.5%1.0%1.8 $254.34
1/31/20242,070,000 shares $486.66 million -4.6%0.9%1.6 $235.10
1/15/20242,170,000 shares $498.08 million -3.1%1.0%1.8 $229.53
12/31/20232,240,000 shares $529.49 million -19.1%1.0%1.9 $236.38
12/15/20232,770,000 shares $643.39 million -11.5%1.2%2.3 $232.27
11/30/20233,130,000 shares $682.84 million +14.2%1.4%2.5 $218.16
11/15/20232,740,000 shares $567.22 million +2.6%1.2%2.2 $207.02
10/31/20232,670,000 shares $509.41 million -7.3%1.2%2.2 $190.79
10/15/20232,880,000 shares $578.71 million -4.3%1.3%2.4 $200.94
9/30/20233,010,000 shares $592.76 million +10.3%1.3%2.5 $196.93
9/15/20232,730,000 shares $557.00 million +3.8%1.2%2.3 $204.03
8/31/20232,630,000 shares $539.18 million +4.0%1.2%2.3 $205.01
8/15/20232,530,000 shares $528.39 million +7.2%1.1%2.2 $208.85
7/31/20232,360,000 shares $551.27 million -3.3%1.0%1.9 $233.59
7/15/20232,440,000 shares $572.86 million +14.0%1.1%1.9 $234.78
6/30/20232,140,000 shares $485.18 million +1.4%0.9%1.6 $226.72
6/15/20232,110,000 shares $471.65 million -13.9%0.9%1.5 $223.53
5/31/20232,450,000 shares $510.04 million -10.9%1.1%1.6 $208.18
5/15/20232,750,000 shares $585.53 million -6.5%1.2%1.7 $212.92
4/30/20232,940,000 shares $596.91 million -17.0%1.3%1.7 $203.03
4/15/20233,540,000 shares $734.87 million +61.6%1.6%2 $207.59
3/31/20232,190,000 shares $464.28 million -3.5%1.0%1.3 $212.00
3/15/20232,270,000 shares $465.76 million -15.3%1.0%1.5 $205.18
2/28/20232,680,000 shares $602.52 million +22.9%1.2%1.8 $224.82
2/15/20232,180,000 shares $519.47 million -4.8%1.0%1.5 $238.29
1/31/20232,290,000 shares $562.90 million -11.2%1.0%1.9 $245.81
1/15/20232,580,000 shares $658.24 million +7.1%1.1%1.9 $255.13
12/30/20222,410,000 shares $593.87 million -4.7%1.0%1.8 $246.42
12/15/20222,530,000 shares $638.29 million -0.8%1.1%1.9 $252.29
11/30/20222,550,000 shares $654.08 million -8.6%1.1%1.8 $256.50
11/15/20222,790,000 shares $692.31 million -18.2%1.2%2 $248.14
10/31/20223,410,000 shares $777.72 million +51.6%1.5%2.5 $228.07
10/15/20222,250,000 shares $480.35 million -7.8%1.0%1.7 $213.49
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9/30/20222,440,000 shares $511.55 million -4.3%1.0%2 $209.65
9/15/20222,550,000 shares $609.09 million +15.9%1.1%2.1 $238.86
8/31/20222,200,000 shares $534.89 million -15.1%0.9%1.8 $243.13
8/15/20222,590,000 shares $665.79 million -15.1%1.1%2.2 $257.06
7/31/20223,050,000 shares $766.07 million -7.6%1.3%2.5 $251.17
7/15/20223,300,000 shares $752.04 million +3.1%1.4%2.6 $227.89
6/30/20223,200,000 shares $727.33 million -12.8%N/A2.5 $227.29
6/15/20223,670,000 shares $823.92 million +10.5%N/A2.7 $224.50
5/31/20223,320,000 shares $795.67 million +0.6%1.4%2.5 $239.66
5/15/20223,300,000 shares $822.76 million +9.6%1.4%2.2 $249.32
4/30/20223,010,000 shares $776.22 million +0.7%1.3%2 $257.88
4/15/20222,990,000 shares $786.55 million -12.8%N/A2 $263.06
3/31/20223,430,000 shares $978.30 million -14.3%1.4%2.4 $285.22
3/15/20224,000,000 shares $1.07 billion +0.5%1.7%2.9 $268.06
2/28/20223,980,000 shares $1.02 billion +11.2%1.7%2.9 $256.52
2/15/20223,580,000 shares $984.97 million +7.8%1.5%2.7 $275.13
1/31/20223,320,000 shares $903.01 million -3.8%1.4%2.8 $271.99
1/15/20223,450,000 shares $994.57 million -1.7%1.4%2.9 $288.28
12/31/20213,510,000 shares $1.04 billion -2.5%1.4%3.1 $297.71
12/15/20213,600,000 shares $1.04 billion +3.2%1.5%3 $287.77
11/30/20213,490,000 shares $925.79 million +4.5%1.4%2.8 $265.27
11/15/20213,340,000 shares $919.84 million +25.1%1.4%2.8 $275.40
10/29/20212,670,000 shares $782.44 million -13.0%1.1%2.2 $293.05
10/15/20213,070,000 shares $846.03 million -8.9%1.2%2.6 $275.58
9/30/20213,370,000 shares $806.27 million -2.9%1.4%2.8 $239.25
9/15/20213,470,000 shares $862.71 million +13.8%1.4%2.8 $248.62
8/31/20213,050,000 shares $773.30 million -5.0%1.2%2.5 $253.54
8/13/20213,210,000 shares $863.23 million +4.2%1.3%2.7 $268.92
7/30/20213,080,000 shares $794.12 million -4.9%1.3%2.6 $257.83
7/15/20213,240,000 shares $853.42 million +14.5%1.3%2.7 $263.40
6/30/20212,830,000 shares $751.11 million +1.4%1.1%2.4 $265.41
6/15/20212,790,000 shares $762.31 million +2.2%1.1%2.6 $273.23
5/28/20212,730,000 shares $766.86 million +3.8%1.1%2.5 $280.90
5/14/20212,630,000 shares $754.84 million +0.8%1.1%2.3 $287.01
4/30/20212,610,000 shares $732.63 million -17.9%1.0%2.3 $280.70
4/15/20213,180,000 shares $864.45 million +24.7%1.3%2.7 $271.84
3/31/20212,550,000 shares $689.24 million +2.8%N/A2.2 $270.29
3/15/20212,480,000 shares $648.37 million +3.3%1.0%2.1 $261.44
2/26/20212,400,000 shares $609.84 million +14.3%1.0%2.1 $254.10
2/12/20212,100,000 shares $522.71 million -2.8%0.8%1.9 $248.91
1/29/20212,160,000 shares $522.27 million -22.0%0.9%1.8 $241.79
1/15/20212,770,000 shares $699.31 million +5.3%1.1%2.2 $252.46
12/31/20202,630,000 shares $620.63 million +7.8%1.0%2.1 $235.98
12/15/20202,440,000 shares $559.37 million +15.6%1.0%1.9 $229.25
11/30/20202,110,000 shares $512.14 million +15.9%0.8%1.6 $242.72
11/15/20201,820,000 shares $435.45 million -6.2%0.7%1.4 $239.26
10/30/20201,940,000 shares $398.90 million -16.7%0.8%1.5 $205.62
10/15/20202,330,000 shares $506.43 million -24.6%0.9%1.8 $217.35
9/30/20203,090,000 shares $661.23 million -2.8%1.2%2.3 $213.99
9/15/20203,180,000 shares $706.06 million -0.3%1.3%2.3 $222.03
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8/31/20203,190,000 shares $677.97 million -3.6%1.3%2.3 $212.53
8/14/20203,310,000 shares $683.88 million +39.1%1.3%2.3 $206.61
7/31/20202,380,000 shares $457.46 million -5.9%0.9%1.6 $192.21
7/15/20202,530,000 shares $450.16 million -18.9%1.0%1.7 $177.93
6/30/20203,120,000 shares $547.78 million +3.7%1.2%2.1 $175.57
6/15/20203,010,000 shares $534.61 million -9.3%1.2%1.8 $177.61
5/29/20203,320,000 shares $598.46 million -6.5%1.3%1.7 $180.26
5/15/20203,550,000 shares $569.28 million -7.6%1.4%1.8 $160.36
4/30/20203,840,000 shares $657.02 million +6.4%1.5%1.9 $171.10
4/15/20203,610,000 shares $555.40 million +13.9%N/A1.8 $153.85
3/31/20203,170,000 shares $509.36 million -5.5%N/A1.6 $160.68
3/13/20203,354,500 shares $534.37 million -8.6%1.3%2.1 $159.30
2/28/20203,670,000 shares $436.29 million +2.5%1.4%2.3 $118.88
2/14/20203,580,000 shares $574.63 million +7.8%1.4%2.3 $160.51
1/31/20203,320,000 shares $631.03 million -9.5%1.4%2.2 $190.07
1/15/20203,670,000 shares $767.65 million -13.0%1.4%2.4 $209.17
12/31/20194,220,000 shares $877.17 million +9.0%1.6%2.7 $207.86
8/15/20193,516,400 shares $602.54 million -18.2%1.3%2 $171.35

NSC Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Norfolk Southern's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Norfolk Southern shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of May 31st, investors have sold 1,620,000 shares of NSC short. 0.72% of Norfolk Southern's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Norfolk Southern's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Norfolk Southern?

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. NSC shares currently have a short interest ratio of 1.0. Learn More on Norfolk Southern's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Norfolk Southern?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Norfolk Southern: Walleye Trading LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Twin Tree Management LP, Signaturefd LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., SpiderRock Advisors LLC, Caas Capital Management LP, Oak Hill Wealth Advisors LLC, and Portman Square Capital LLP. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Norfolk Southern?

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. 0.72% of Norfolk Southern's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Norfolk Southern's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Norfolk Southern saw a decline in short interest in May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,620,000 shares, a decline of 5.3% from the previous total of 1,710,000 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 Norfolk Southern's float size?

Norfolk Southern currently has issued a total of 225,910,000 shares. Some of Norfolk Southern'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. Norfolk Southern currently has a public float of 225,770,000 shares.

How does Norfolk Southern's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.72% of Norfolk Southern's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies compare to Norfolk Southern: Union Pacific Co. (0.70%), Canadian National Railway (1.28%), Canadian Pacific Kansas City Limited (1.08%), CSX Co. (1.58%), FTAI Infrastructure Inc. (3.47%), General Electric (1.23%), United Parcel Service, Inc. (1.46%), FedEx Co. (1.51%), Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (2.49%), Delta Air Lines, Inc. (2.92%),

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. ($4.43 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.54 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.11 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.88 billion), General Motors ($2.62 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.34 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.25 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.12 billion), Dell Technologies Inc. ($1.89 billion), and Enphase Energy, Inc. ($1.72 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Norfolk Southern stock?

Short selling NSC is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Norfolk Southern as its price is falling. NSC shares are trading up $0.37 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 Norfolk Southern?

A short squeeze for Norfolk Southern 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 NSC, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Norfolk Southern'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 NSC, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is May, 31 2024.



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This page (NYSE:NSC) was last updated on 6/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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