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DOW   35,677.02
QQQ   374.10
S&P 500   4,544.90
DOW   35,677.02
QQQ   374.10
S&P 500   4,544.90
DOW   35,677.02
QQQ   374.10

Penske Automotive Group Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+1.63 (+1.48 %)
(As of 10/22/2021 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume533,905 shs
Average Volume308,773 shs
Market Capitalization$8.99 billion
P/E Ratio9.31
Dividend Yield1.74%

Penske Automotive Group (NYSE:PAG) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume2,170,000 shares
Previous Short Volume2,430,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-10.70%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$218.30 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover5.8
Last Record DateSeptember, 30 2021
Outstanding Shares80,329,000 shares
Float Size31,660,000 shares
Short Percent of Float6.85%
Today's Trading Volume533,905 shares
Average Trading Volume308,773 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average72.91%

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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Penske Automotive Group (NYSE:PAG) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
9/30/20212,170,000 shares $218.30 million -10.7%6.9%5.8 $100.60
9/15/20212,430,000 shares $223.05 million +6.1%7.7%6.8 $91.79
8/31/20212,290,000 shares $205.94 million +9.1%7.2%7.3 $89.93
8/13/20212,100,000 shares $188.33 million +7.7%6.6%6.9 $89.68
7/30/20211,950,000 shares $172.77 million -2.5%6.1%6.7 $88.60
7/15/20212,000,000 shares $157.50 million -6.5%6.2%7.2 $78.75
6/30/20212,140,000 shares $161.55 million +3.9%6.7%8 $75.49
6/15/20212,060,000 shares $161.83 million +5.1%6.4%8.2 $78.56
5/28/20211,960,000 shares $167.76 million -1.0%6.1%7.6 $85.59
5/14/20211,980,000 shares $175.84 million -2.5%6.2%7.8 $88.81
4/30/20212,030,000 shares $180.24 million +2.0%6.4%7.7 $88.79
4/15/20211,990,000 shares $171.16 million -2.5%6.3%7.5 $86.01
3/31/20212,040,000 shares $167.44 million -7.7%6.5%7.3 $82.08
3/15/20212,210,000 shares $187.43 million -3.5%7.0%7.1 $84.81
2/26/20212,290,000 shares $153.57 million -0.4%7.3%7.3 $67.06
2/12/20212,300,000 shares $150.35 million -10.5%7.3%7.1 $65.37
1/29/20212,570,000 shares $159.06 million +2.4%8.2%7.8 $61.89
1/15/20212,510,000 shares $162.55 million -8.1%8.0%7.5 $64.76
12/31/20202,730,000 shares $160.66 million -8.4%8.7%7.9 $58.85
12/15/20202,980,000 shares $168.97 million +8.8%9.5%8.6 $56.70
11/30/20202,740,000 shares $158.76 million -9.0%8.7%8.3 $57.94
11/15/20203,010,000 shares $179.19 million -3.8%9.6%9.2 $59.53
10/30/20203,130,000 shares $162.92 million -3.4%10.0%9.7 $52.05
10/15/20203,240,000 shares $170.49 million -11.2%10.3%9.9 $52.62
9/30/20203,650,000 shares $173.96 million -4.5%11.6%10.9 $47.66

Institutional Investors Shorting Penske Automotive Group (NYSE:PAG)

This table shows institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders that have reported short positions as of their most recent reporting period. Most commonly, these investors have purchased put options on shares of Penske Automotive Group. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Reporting DateInvestor NameShares Shorted (Previous)Shares Shorted (Current)Position ChangePosition Size
9/10/2021HBK Investments L P197,300197,300No Change$14,894.00
8/17/2021Walleye Trading LLC13,00011,200-13.8%$845.00
8/17/2021Logan Capital Management Inc.N/A10,672N/A$806.00
8/17/2021Citadel Advisors LLC44,00035,600-19.1%$2,687.00
8/16/2021HBK Investments L P197,300197,300No Change$14,894.00
8/13/2021PEAK6 Investments LLCN/A45,600N/A$3,442.00
8/12/2021Simplex Trading LLCN/A16,500N/A$1,245.00
8/11/2021Susquehanna International Group LLP38,40011,300-70.6%$853.00
8/10/2021Group One Trading L.P.3,100700-77.4%$53.00
8/6/2021Wolverine Trading LLC7,60021,600+184.2%$1,605.00

Penske Automotive Group (NYSE:PAG) Short Interest FAQ

Penske Automotive Group (NYSE:PAG) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is Penske Automotive Group's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Penske Automotive Group shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of September 30th, traders have sold 2,170,000 shares of PAG short. 6.85% of Penske Automotive Group's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Penske Automotive Group's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Penske Automotive 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. Penske Automotive Group currently has a short interest ratio of 6.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Penske Automotive Group

Which institutional investors are shorting Penske Automotive Group?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Penske Automotive Group: HBK Investments L P, Walleye Trading LLC, Logan Capital Management Inc., Citadel Advisors LLC, HBK Investments L P, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Simplex Trading LLC, Susquehanna International Group LLP, Group One Trading L.P., and Wolverine Trading LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Penske Automotive 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. 6.85% of Penske Automotive Group's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Penske Automotive Group's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Penske Automotive Group saw a drop in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totaling 2,170,000 shares, a drop of 10.7% from the previous total of 2,430,000 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 Penske Automotive Group's float size?

Penske Automotive Group currently has issued a total of 80,329,000 shares. Some of Penske Automotive Group'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. Penske Automotive Group currently has a public float of 31,660,000 shares.

How does Penske Automotive Group's short interest compare to its competitors?

6.85% of Penske Automotive Group's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "automotive retail" compare to Penske Automotive Group: O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (1.21%), AutoZone, Inc. (1.68%), CarMax, Inc. (2.72%), Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (6.81%), Lithia Motors, Inc. (0.00%), AutoNation, Inc. (11.60%), Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. (7.72%), Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (11.16%), Sonic Automotive, Inc. (18.99%), and Monro, Inc. (8.83%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: S&P Global Inc. ($7.35 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($6.43 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.68 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.48 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($3.77 billion), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited ($3.73 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($3.10 billion), Zoom Video Communications, Inc. ($2.87 billion), Match Group, Inc. ($2.83 billion), and DoorDash, Inc. ($2.54 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Penske Automotive Group stock?

Short selling PAG is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Penske Automotive Group as its price is falling. Penske Automotive Group's stock is trading up $1.63 today. To short Penske Automotive 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 Penske Automotive 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 Penske Automotive Group?

A short squeeze for Penske Automotive 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 PAG, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Penske Automotive 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 PAG, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is September, 30 2021.

This page was last updated on 10/24/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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