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Paycom Software (PAYC) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$184.67
+2.96 (+1.63%)
(As of 02/23/2024 ET)

Paycom Software Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
2,410,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
1,850,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+30.27%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$458.48 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
2.7
Last Record Date
January 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
57,550,000 shares
Float Size
49,080,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
4.91%
Today's Trading Volume
1,335,554 shares
Average Trading Volume
991,626 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
135%
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Paycom Software Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/31/20242,410,000 shares $458.48 million +30.3%4.9%2.7 $190.24
1/15/20241,850,000 shares $365.50 million +11.5%3.8%1.6 $197.57
12/31/20231,660,000 shares $343.16 million -4.6%3.4%1.6 $206.72
12/15/20231,740,000 shares $352.30 million +25.2%3.5%1.7 $202.47
11/30/20231,390,000 shares $252.51 million -17.3%2.7%1.4 $181.66
11/15/20231,680,000 shares $297.54 million +46.1%3.3%1.9 $177.11
10/31/20231,150,000 shares $281.72 million +13.9%2.2%1.4 $244.97
10/15/20231,010,000 shares $267.62 million -6.5%2.0%1.9 $264.97
9/30/20231,080,000 shares $280.01 million -12.2%2.1%2 $259.27
9/15/20231,230,000 shares $341.84 million +9.8%2.4%2.3 $277.92
8/31/20231,120,000 shares $330.22 million +8.7%2.2%2.1 $294.84
8/15/20231,030,000 shares $300.72 million -21.4%2.0%1.8 $291.96
7/31/20231,310,000 shares $483.08 million -21.1%2.6%2.2 $368.76
7/15/20231,660,000 shares $589.32 million +7.8%3.2%2.9 $355.01
6/30/20231,540,000 shares $494.65 million +10.0%3.0%2.8 $321.20
6/15/20231,400,000 shares $453.53 million -18.1%2.7%2.5 $323.95
5/31/20231,710,000 shares $479.02 million +14.8%3.3%3.1 $280.13
5/15/20231,490,000 shares $404.86 million +33.0%2.9%2.8 $271.72
4/30/20231,120,000 shares $325.21 million +4.7%2.2%2 $290.37
4/15/20231,070,000 shares $324.37 million +2.9%2.1%2.2 $303.15
3/31/20231,040,000 shares $316.17 million -11.9%2.0%2.1 $304.01
3/15/20231,180,000 shares $327.90 million -0.8%2.3%2.4 $277.88
2/28/20231,190,000 shares $343.98 million +6.3%2.3%2.5 $289.06
2/15/20231,120,000 shares $358.40 million +18.3%2.2%2.4 $320.00
1/31/2023946,500 shares $306.61 million -4.4%1.9%2 $323.94
1/15/2023990,200 shares $301.48 million -4.8%2.0%2.2 $304.46
12/30/20221,040,000 shares $322.72 million -3.7%2.1%2.3 $310.31
12/15/20221,080,000 shares $340.12 million -4.4%2.1%2.6 $314.93
11/30/20221,130,000 shares $383.18 million -6.6%2.2%2.9 $339.10
11/15/20221,210,000 shares $420.10 million -4.0%2.4%3.2 $347.19
10/31/20221,260,000 shares $435.96 million +4.1%2.5%3.4 $346.00
10/15/20221,210,000 shares $361.46 million +12.0%2.4%3.3 $298.73
9/30/20221,080,000 shares $356.39 million +8.0%2.1%2.9 $329.99
9/15/20221,000,000 shares $351.58 million +0.5%2.0%2.7 $351.58
8/31/2022995,300 shares $349.55 million -4.3%2.0%2.6 $351.20
8/15/20221,040,000 shares $414.87 million -6.3%2.0%2.6 $398.91
7/31/20221,110,000 shares $366.84 million +26.8%2.2%2.6 $330.49
7/15/2022875,500 shares $264.25 million -11.9%1.7%2 $301.83
6/30/2022994,000 shares $278.44 million +3.3%1.9%2.2 $280.12
6/15/2022961,900 shares $263.39 million 0.0%1.9%2.1 $273.82













PAYC Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Paycom Software's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Paycom Software shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of January 31st, traders have sold 2,410,000 shares of PAYC short. 4.91% of Paycom Software's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Paycom Software's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Paycom Software?

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. PAYC shares currently have a short interest ratio of 3.0. Learn More on Paycom Software's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Paycom Software?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Paycom Software: Wolverine Trading LLC, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Caas Capital Management LP, Citadel Advisors LLC, Oribel Capital Management LP, Capital Fund Management S.A., PEAK6 Investments LLC, Dymon Asia Capital Singapore PTE. LTD., Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, BNP Paribas Financial Markets, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., Simplex Trading LLC, 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 Paycom Software?

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. 4.91% of Paycom Software's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Paycom Software's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Paycom Software saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,410,000 shares, an increase of 30.3% from the previous total of 1,850,000 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 Paycom Software's float size?

Paycom Software currently has issued a total of 57,550,000 shares. Some of Paycom Software'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. Paycom Software currently has a public float of 49,080,000 shares.

How does Paycom Software's short interest compare to its competitors?

4.91% of Paycom Software's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "prepackaged software" compare to Paycom Software: GitLab Inc. (5.16%), Dayforce Inc (5.89%), Ceridian HCM Holding Inc. (5.41%), Twilio Inc. (1.98%), CyberArk Software Ltd. (5.01%), MicroStrategy Incorporated (17.91%), Paylocity Holding Co. (5.06%), Unity Software Inc. (11.82%), Guidewire Software, Inc. (3.19%), Dropbox, Inc. (6.74%),

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. ($4.48 billion), General Motors ($3.85 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.38 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.00 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($2.66 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.37 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.25 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.11 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.06 billion), and Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc. ($1.67 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Paycom Software stock?

Short selling PAYC is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Paycom Software as its price is falling. PAYC shares are trading up $2.96 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 Paycom Software?

A short squeeze for Paycom Software occurs when it has a large amount of short interest and its stock appreciates in price. This forces short sellers to cover their short interest positions by buying actual shares of PAYC, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Paycom Software'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 PAYC, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 31 2024.



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This page (NYSE:PAYC) was last updated on 2/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff