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Palo Alto Networks Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$523.43
+22.21 (+4.43%)
(As of 12/7/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$514.38
$532.56
50-Day Range
$469.54
$551.18
52-Week Range
$298.53
$559.54
Volume
1.42 million shs
Average Volume
1.18 million shs
Market Capitalization
$51.64 billion
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Beta
1.37

Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
6,680,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
6,590,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+1.37%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$3.46 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
5.1
Last Record Date
November, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares
98,666,000 shares
Float Size
96,250,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
6.94%
Today's Trading Volume
1,423,048 shares
Average Trading Volume
1,182,601 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
20.33%
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Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
11/15/20216,680,000 shares $3.46 billion +1.4%6.9%5.1 $518.06
10/29/20216,590,000 shares $3.35 billion +2.3%6.9%4.7 $509.09
10/15/20216,440,000 shares $3.27 billion -0.5%6.8%4.7 $507.85
9/30/20216,470,000 shares $3.10 billion +13.3%6.8%4.9 $479.00
9/15/20215,710,000 shares $2.74 billion -4.0%6.0%4.4 $479.94
8/31/20215,950,000 shares $2.74 billion +21.9%6.3%4.9 $461.04
8/13/20214,880,000 shares $1.83 billion -3.8%5.2%5.3 $374.04
7/30/20215,070,000 shares $2.02 billion +6.3%5.4%5.3 $399.05
7/15/20214,770,000 shares $1.85 billion -3.3%5.0%5 $387.84
6/30/20214,930,000 shares $1.83 billion -1.6%5.2%5.2 $371.05
6/15/20215,010,000 shares $1.81 billion +2.2%5.3%5.3 $360.84
5/28/20214,900,000 shares $1.78 billion +5.2%5.2%5 $363.25
5/14/20214,660,000 shares $1.51 billion -7.5%4.9%4.1 $323.88
4/30/20215,040,000 shares $1.79 billion -1.2%5.4%4.7 $355.15
4/15/20215,100,000 shares $1.84 billion -1.4%5.4%4.4 $360.98
3/31/20215,170,000 shares $1.64 billion +0.2%5.5%4.4 $318.01
3/15/20215,160,000 shares $1.77 billion -1.7%5.5%4.1 $342.53
2/26/20215,250,000 shares $1.89 billion -0.6%5.6%4.2 $360.04
2/12/20215,280,000 shares $2.07 billion +14.5%5.6%4.5 $391.11
1/29/20214,610,000 shares $1.63 billion -4.2%4.9%3.8 $353.12
1/15/20214,810,000 shares $1.75 billion -10.3%5.1%4.1 $363.16
12/31/20205,360,000 shares $1.91 billion +25.8%5.6%4.7 $355.79
12/15/20204,260,000 shares $1.34 billion +11.8%4.5%3.9 $314.28
11/30/20203,810,000 shares $1.13 billion +2.4%4.1%3.7 $295.31
11/15/20203,720,000 shares $962.36 million -4.1%4.0%3.1 $258.70

Institutional Investors Shorting Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW)

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 Palo Alto Networks. 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
11/17/2021Centiva Capital LP6,200620-90.0%$297.00
11/16/2021BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA290350+20.7%$16.77 thousand
11/16/2021Jane Street Group LLC50,400172,300+241.9%$82.53 thousand
11/16/2021Squarepoint Ops LLC739,500905,000+22.4%$433.50 thousand
11/16/2021Two Sigma Investments LP16,00023,100+44.4%$11.07 thousand
11/16/2021Two Sigma Securities LLC1,5001,000-33.3%$479.00
11/16/2021UBS Group AG35,29380,793+128.9%$38.70 thousand
11/16/2021Verition Fund Management LLCN/A9,300N/A$4.46 thousand
11/16/2021Millennium Management LLC365,400470,500+28.8%$225.37 thousand
11/16/2021Citadel Advisors LLC772,0001,187,500+53.8%$568.81 thousand
11/16/2021Centiva Capital LP6,200620-90.0%$297.00
11/15/2021Tudor Investment Corp Et AlN/A800N/A$384.00
11/15/2021Royal Bank of Canada1,00051,900+5,090.0%$24.86 thousand
11/12/2021PEAK6 Investments LLC4,70087,300+1,757.4%$41.82 thousand
11/12/2021Wolverine Asset Management LLC39,20039,200No Change$18.78 thousand
11/12/2021Caption Management LLC50,00065,000+30.0%$31.14 thousand
11/12/2021Capital Fund Management S.A.32,80053,800+64.0%$25.77 thousand
11/12/2021Credit Suisse AG1,5001,700+13.3%$814.00
11/10/2021HAP Trading LLC155,500157,500+1.3%$3.25 thousand
11/10/2021Citigroup Inc.991,8001,076,800+8.6%$515.79 thousand
11/9/2021Barclays PLC19,200639,200+3,229.2%$306.18 thousand
11/9/2021Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc.N/A0N/A$0.00
11/5/2021IMC Chicago LLC25,40086,400+240.2%$41.39 thousand
11/4/2021Deutsche Bank AG1,3952,356+68.9%$1.13 thousand
11/1/2021SG Americas Securities LLC240,000830,200+245.9%$218.00
10/28/2021Compagnie Lombard Odier SCmAN/A0N/A$0.00













Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is Palo Alto Networks' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Palo Alto Networks shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of November 15th, investors have sold 6,680,000 shares of PANW short. 6.94% of Palo Alto Networks' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Palo Alto Networks' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Palo Alto Networks?

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. Palo Alto Networks currently has a short interest ratio of 5.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Palo Alto Networks

Which institutional investors are shorting Palo Alto Networks?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Palo Alto Networks: Centiva Capital LP, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Jane Street Group LLC, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, Two Sigma Securities LLC, UBS Group AG, Verition Fund Management LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Centiva Capital LP, Tudor Investment Corp Et Al, Royal Bank of Canada, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Wolverine Asset Management LLC, Caption Management LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., Credit Suisse AG, HAP Trading LLC, Citigroup Inc., Barclays PLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., IMC Chicago LLC, Deutsche Bank AG, SG Americas Securities LLC, and Compagnie Lombard Odier SCmA. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Palo Alto Networks?

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. 6.94% of Palo Alto Networks' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Palo Alto Networks' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Palo Alto Networks saw a increase in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 6,680,000 shares, an increase of 1.4% from the previous total of 6,590,000 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 Palo Alto Networks' float size?

Palo Alto Networks currently has issued a total of 98,666,000 shares. Some of Palo Alto Networks' 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. Palo Alto Networks currently has a public float of 96,250,000 shares.

How does Palo Alto Networks' short interest compare to its competitors?

6.94% of Palo Alto Networks' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "communications equipment" compare to Palo Alto Networks: Cisco Systems, Inc. (0.00%), QUALCOMM Incorporated (1.42%), Motorola Solutions, Inc. (0.69%), F5 Networks, Inc. (0.00%), Juniper Networks, Inc. (4.01%), Ciena Co. (2.18%), Calix, Inc. (3.32%), Viasat, Inc. (10.14%), EchoStar Co. (19.38%), and InterDigital, Inc. (4.59%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($11.06 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($8.74 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.66 billion), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited ($5.43 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.23 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($3.46 billion), DoorDash, Inc. ($3.41 billion), Teladoc Health, Inc. ($2.84 billion), Etsy, Inc. ($2.76 billion), and Zscaler, Inc. ($2.62 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Palo Alto Networks stock?

Short selling PANW is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Palo Alto Networks as its price is falling. Palo Alto Networks' stock is trading up $22.21 today. To short Palo Alto Networks 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 Palo Alto Networks 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 Palo Alto Networks?

A short squeeze for Palo Alto Networks 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 PANW, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Palo Alto Networks' 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 PANW, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is November, 15 2021.



This page was last updated on 12/7/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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