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Penske Automotive Group (PAG) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$153.42
+2.08 (+1.37%)
(As of 02/29/2024 ET)

Penske Automotive Group Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
2,790,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
2,760,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+1.09%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$422.56 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
13.7
Last Record Date
February 15, 2024
Outstanding Shares
66,990,000 shares
Float Size
18,780,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
14.86%
Today's Trading Volume
170,517 shares
Average Trading Volume
226,712 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
75%
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Penske Automotive Group Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/15/20242,790,000 shares $422.56 million +1.1%14.9%13.7 $151.46
1/31/20242,760,000 shares $409.69 million -1.4%14.6%13.8 $148.44
1/15/20242,800,000 shares $417.68 million +4.5%14.8%13.3 $149.17
12/31/20232,680,000 shares $430.17 million -8.5%14.2%11.9 $160.51
12/15/20232,930,000 shares $473.49 million -1.4%15.5%12.5 $161.60
11/30/20232,970,000 shares $443.42 million -3.9%15.9%11.7 $149.30
11/15/20233,090,000 shares $493.26 million +1.0%16.6%12.1 $159.63
10/31/20233,060,000 shares $437.58 million -2.6%16.4%11 $143.00
10/15/20233,140,000 shares $460.23 million -8.2%16.8%8.2 $146.57
9/30/20233,420,000 shares $571.35 million -7.8%18.3%8.9 $167.06
9/15/20233,710,000 shares $607.96 million -7.5%19.9%9.7 $163.87
8/31/20234,010,000 shares $658.84 million +1.5%21.5%10.6 $164.30
8/15/20233,950,000 shares $682.52 million +20.4%21.2%10.1 $172.79
7/31/20233,280,000 shares $529.44 million -3.0%17.6%8.5 $161.42
7/15/20233,380,000 shares $591.06 million -8.4%16.6%11.1 $174.87
6/30/20233,690,000 shares $614.86 million -9.1%18.1%11.9 $166.63
6/15/20234,060,000 shares $635.63 million -3.3%20.0%13.4 $156.56
5/31/20234,200,000 shares $580.31 million -0.9%20.6%12.8 $138.17
5/15/20234,240,000 shares $594.32 million +2.9%20.8%12.7 $140.17
4/30/20234,120,000 shares $570.95 million +1.7%20.2%11.3 $138.58
4/15/20234,050,000 shares $577.77 million -3.8%19.8%11.4 $142.66
3/31/20234,210,000 shares $597.02 million +2.2%20.6%11.6 $141.81
3/15/20234,120,000 shares $546.97 million -5.1%20.2%10.1 $132.76
2/28/20234,340,000 shares $625.61 million -6.9%21.3%10.5 $144.15
2/15/20234,660,000 shares $683.58 million -4.7%21.3%11.4 $146.69
1/31/20234,890,000 shares $625.04 million +5.8%21.6%11.4 $127.82
1/15/20234,620,000 shares $548.16 million +2.2%20.4%10.6 $118.65
12/30/20224,520,000 shares $519.48 million -1.5%20.0%10 $114.93
12/15/20224,590,000 shares $559.02 million -3.4%20.3%9.2 $121.79
11/30/20224,750,000 shares $600.64 million -4.4%21.0%9.6 $126.45
11/15/20224,970,000 shares $626.92 million +2.9%22.0%10.1 $126.14
10/31/20224,830,000 shares $539.12 million -1.0%19.7%10.3 $111.62
10/15/20224,880,000 shares $490.20 million +13.0%19.1%10.6 $100.45
9/30/20224,320,000 shares $425.22 million +1.7%16.9%9.4 $98.43
9/15/20224,250,000 shares $451.35 million +8.4%16.6%10.3 $106.20
8/31/20223,920,000 shares $462.21 million +1.8%15.4%10.2 $117.91
8/15/20223,850,000 shares $452.61 million -1.8%14.5%10.3 $117.56
7/31/20223,920,000 shares $448.80 million +16.7%14.7%10 $114.49
7/15/20223,360,000 shares $354.48 million +23.5%12.4%8.8 $105.50
6/30/20222,720,000 shares $284.76 million +21.4%10.0%7.4 $104.69













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 February 15th, investors have sold 2,790,000 shares of PAG short. 14.86% 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. PAG shares currently have a short interest ratio of 14.0. Learn More on Penske Automotive Group's short interest ratio.

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: GTS Securities LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., 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 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. 14.86% 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 increase in short interest during the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,790,000 shares, an increase of 1.1% from the previous total of 2,760,000 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 66,990,000 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 18,780,000 shares.

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

14.86% of Penske Automotive Group's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "retail/wholesale" compare to Penske Automotive Group: CarMax, Inc. (11.60%), Lithia Motors, Inc. (9.56%), AutoNation, Inc. (12.79%), Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. (9.82%), Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (16.43%), Casey's General Stores, Inc. (1.86%), Carvana Co. (16.69%), Rush Enterprises, Inc. (1.46%), Rush Enterprises, Inc. (3.77%), Match Group, Inc. (4.23%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($5.32 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($4.38 billion), General Motors ($3.76 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.08 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($2.65 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.62 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.52 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.19 billion), Rivian Automotive, Inc. ($1.84 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($1.78 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. PAG shares are trading up $2.08 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 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 February, 15 2024.



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