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QQQ   425.84
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Nucor (NUE) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$192.78
+0.67 (+0.35%)
(As of 04/17/2024 ET)

Nucor Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
4,900,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
5,120,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-4.30%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$969.71 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
3.5
Last Record Date
March 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
239,980,000 shares
Float Size
239,370,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
2.05%
Today's Trading Volume
1,150,369 shares
Average Trading Volume
1,379,947 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
83%
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NUE Short Interest Over Time

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Nucor Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/20244,900,000 shares $969.71 million -4.3%2.1%3.5 $197.90
3/15/20245,120,000 shares $965.07 million +3.4%2.1%3.6 $188.49
2/29/20244,950,000 shares $951.59 million +6.2%2.1%3.3 $192.24
2/15/20244,660,000 shares $868.44 million -11.4%1.9%3 $186.36
1/31/20245,260,000 shares $983.41 million +3.3%2.2%3.5 $186.96
1/15/20245,090,000 shares $859.65 million +5.0%2.1%3.6 $168.89
12/31/20234,850,000 shares $844.09 million -8.5%2.0%3.4 $174.04
12/15/20235,300,000 shares $915.73 million -3.5%2.2%3.7 $172.78
11/30/20235,490,000 shares $933.14 million +2.0%2.3%3.8 $169.97
11/15/20235,380,000 shares $842.51 million +3.7%2.2%4 $156.60
10/31/20235,190,000 shares $767.03 million -3.0%2.1%3.8 $147.79
10/15/20235,350,000 shares $786.77 million -4.1%2.2%3.9 $147.06
9/30/20235,580,000 shares $872.43 million +1.8%2.3%4.3 $156.35
9/15/20235,480,000 shares $851.70 million -2.7%2.2%4.2 $155.42
8/31/20235,630,000 shares $968.98 million +2.2%2.3%4.4 $172.11
8/15/20235,510,000 shares $932.57 million +4.0%2.2%4.1 $169.25
7/31/20235,300,000 shares $912.08 million -4.0%2.1%3.8 $172.09
7/15/20235,520,000 shares $920.57 million -1.4%2.2%3.7 $166.77
6/30/20235,600,000 shares $918.46 million +2.2%2.2%3.6 $164.01
6/15/20235,480,000 shares $828.63 million -8.4%2.2%3.4 $151.21
5/31/20235,980,000 shares $789.72 million +2.2%2.4%3.4 $132.06
5/15/20235,850,000 shares $821.81 million -16.8%2.3%3.3 $140.48
4/30/20237,030,000 shares $1.04 billion +13.6%2.8%3.9 $148.18
4/15/20236,190,000 shares $904.92 million -4.8%2.5%3.3 $146.19
3/31/20236,500,000 shares $1.00 billion +6.2%2.6%3.5 $154.47
3/15/20236,120,000 shares $886.24 million +3.0%2.5%3.3 $144.81
2/28/20235,940,000 shares $994.59 million -2.0%2.4%3.3 $167.44
2/15/20236,060,000 shares $1.03 billion -5.3%2.4%3.3 $170.08
1/31/20236,400,000 shares $1.08 billion -4.3%2.5%3.3 $169.02
1/15/20236,690,000 shares $1.05 billion -2.2%2.6%3.6 $157.56
12/30/20226,840,000 shares $901.58 million -4.2%2.7%3.6 $131.81
12/15/20227,140,000 shares $957.47 million -13.2%2.8%3.7 $134.10
11/30/20228,230,000 shares $1.23 billion -4.3%3.2%4.1 $149.95
11/15/20228,600,000 shares $1.24 billion -2.2%3.4%4.3 $144.05
10/31/20228,790,000 shares $1.15 billion +8.7%3.4%4.6 $131.38
10/15/20228,090,000 shares $960.36 million -5.8%3.1%4.2 $118.71
9/30/20228,590,000 shares $919.04 million +1.7%3.3%4.4 $106.99
9/15/20228,450,000 shares $990.93 million -2.3%3.3%4.1 $117.27
8/31/20228,650,000 shares $1.15 billion +7.7%3.3%4.2 $132.94
8/15/20228,030,000 shares $1.14 billion +12.5%3.1%3.6 $141.87
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NUE Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Nucor's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Nucor shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 31st, investors have sold 4,900,000 shares of NUE short. 2.05% of Nucor's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Nucor's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Nucor?

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. NUE shares currently have a short interest ratio of 4.0. Learn More on Nucor's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Nucor?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Nucor: Portman Square Capital LLP, GTS Securities LLC, Barclays PLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Caas Capital Management LP, Citadel Advisors LLC, Royal Bank of Canada, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Balyasny Asset Management L.P., Verition Fund Management LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., PEAK6 Investments LLC, Eisler Capital US LLC, Eisler Capital UK Ltd., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Dymon Asia Capital Singapore PTE. LTD., Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, IMC Chicago LLC, D.A. Davidson & CO., UBS Group AG, BNP Paribas Financial Markets, CenterStar Asset Management LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., Portman Square Capital LLP, and Cutler Group LLC CA. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Nucor?

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. 2.05% of Nucor's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Nucor's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Nucor saw a drop in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 4,900,000 shares, a drop of 4.3% from the previous total of 5,120,000 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 Nucor's float size?

Nucor currently has issued a total of 239,980,000 shares. Some of Nucor'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. Nucor currently has a public float of 239,370,000 shares.

How does Nucor's short interest compare to its competitors?

2.05% of Nucor's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "basic materials" compare to Nucor: Steel Dynamics, Inc. (3.07%), ArcelorMittal S.A. (0.73%), Newmont Co. (1.44%), Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (1.05%), Dow Inc. (1.98%), Vale S.A. (0.88%), Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (1.42%), Vulcan Materials (1.52%), LyondellBasell Industries (2.14%), PPG Industries, Inc. (1.77%),

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 Nucor stock?

Short selling NUE is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Nucor as its price is falling. NUE shares are trading up $0.67 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 Nucor?

A short squeeze for Nucor 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 NUE, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Nucor'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 NUE, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2024.



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