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Packaging Co. of America Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$133.21
+1.29 (+0.98%)
(As of 12/3/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$131.42
$133.69
50-Day Range
$129.51
$143.63
52-Week Range
$127.06
$156.54
Volume
1.05 million shs
Average Volume
618,017 shs
Market Capitalization
$12.65 billion
P/E Ratio
16.97
Dividend Yield
3.03%
Beta
0.9

Packaging Co. of America (NYSE:PKG) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
2,110,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
2,290,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-7.86%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$284.47 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
3.2
Last Record Date
November, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares
94,991,000 shares
Float Size
93,580,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
2.25%
Today's Trading Volume
1,053,371 shares
Average Trading Volume
618,017 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
70.44%
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Packaging Co. of America (NYSE:PKG) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
11/15/20212,110,000 shares $284.47 million -7.9%2.3%3.2 $134.82
10/29/20212,290,000 shares $314.58 million +19.3%2.5%3.6 $137.37
10/15/20211,920,000 shares $256.72 million +9.7%2.1%3 $133.71
9/30/20211,750,000 shares $240.52 million -14.6%1.9%3 $137.44
9/15/20212,050,000 shares $299.38 million +33.1%2.2%3.5 $146.04
8/31/20211,540,000 shares $233.62 million +6.2%1.7%2.6 $151.70
8/13/20211,450,000 shares $212.31 million +5.8%1.6%2.4 $146.42
7/30/20211,370,000 shares $193.86 million -13.8%1.5%2.4 $141.50
7/15/20211,590,000 shares $217.38 million -4.2%1.7%2.9 $136.72
6/30/20211,660,000 shares $224.80 million +23.9%1.8%3.1 $135.42
6/15/20211,340,000 shares $187.52 million -9.5%1.4%2.5 $139.94
5/28/20211,480,000 shares $220.00 million +2.8%1.6%2.7 $148.65
5/14/20211,440,000 shares $223.27 million +10.8%1.5%2.7 $155.05
4/30/20211,300,000 shares $195.01 million +3.2%1.4%2.3 $150.01
4/15/20211,260,000 shares $173.33 million -7.4%1.4%2 $137.56
3/31/20211,360,000 shares $184.21 million -13.9%1.5%2 $135.45
3/15/20211,580,000 shares $216.81 million +18.8%1.7%2.3 $137.22
2/26/20211,330,000 shares $177.65 million +8.1%1.4%2.1 $133.57
2/12/20211,230,000 shares $161.34 million +3.4%1.3%2 $131.17
1/29/20211,190,000 shares $156.73 million +2.6%1.3%1.9 $131.71
1/15/20211,160,000 shares $165.88 million +11.5%1.2%2 $143.00
12/31/20201,040,000 shares $142.97 million -14.1%1.1%1.9 $137.47
12/15/20201,210,000 shares $159.33 million -2.4%1.3%2.2 $131.68
11/30/20201,240,000 shares $164.63 million -8.8%1.3%2.2 $132.77
11/15/20201,360,000 shares $176.73 million -2.2%1.5%2.2 $129.95

Institutional Investors Shorting Packaging Co. of America (NYSE:PKG)

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 Packaging Co. of America. 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
11/16/2021Jane Street Group LLC22,80011,200-50.9%$1.54 thousand
11/16/2021Millennium Management LLCN/A16,000N/A$2.20 thousand
11/16/2021Citadel Advisors LLC29,00022,200-23.4%$3.05 thousand
11/15/2021Tudor Investment Corp Et AlN/A4,900N/A$672.00
11/15/2021Royal Bank of Canada400400No Change$55.00
11/15/2021Capstone Investment Advisors LLC21,50044,000+104.7%$6.05 thousand
11/12/2021PEAK6 Investments LLC9,90025,900+161.6%$3.56 thousand
11/12/2021Capital Fund Management S.A.11,6000-100.0%$0.00
11/12/2021Wolverine Trading LLC2,70011,600+329.6%$1.64 thousand
11/9/2021Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc.N/A0N/A$0.00













Packaging Co. of America (NYSE:PKG) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is Packaging Co. of America's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Packaging Co. of America shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of November 15th, investors have sold 2,110,000 shares of PKG short. 2.25% of Packaging Co. of America's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Packaging Co. of America's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Packaging Co. of America?

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. Packaging Co. of America currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Packaging Co. of America

Which institutional investors are shorting Packaging Co. of America?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Packaging Co. of America: Jane Street Group LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Tudor Investment Corp Et Al, Royal Bank of Canada, Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., Wolverine Trading LLC, and Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Packaging Co. of America?

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. 2.25% of Packaging Co. of America's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Packaging Co. of America's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Packaging Co. of America saw a decline in short interest in November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,110,000 shares, a decline of 7.9% from the previous total of 2,290,000 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 Packaging Co. of America's float size?

Packaging Co. of America currently has issued a total of 94,991,000 shares. Some of Packaging Co. of America'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. Packaging Co. of America currently has a public float of 93,580,000 shares.

How does Packaging Co. of America's short interest compare to its competitors?

2.25% of Packaging Co. of America's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "industrial products" compare to Packaging Co. of America: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (0.00%), Roper Technologies, Inc. (1.00%), Cintas Co. (1.17%), Fanuc Co. (0.00%), Rockwell Automation, Inc. (2.66%), Techtronic Industries Company Limited (0.00%), Parker-Hannifin Co. (0.73%), Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (0.00%), Ashtead Group plc (0.00%), and KONE Oyj (0.00%).

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 Packaging Co. of America stock?

Short selling PKG is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Packaging Co. of America as its price is falling. Packaging Co. of America's stock is trading up $1.29 today. To short Packaging Co. of America 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 Packaging Co. of America 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 Packaging Co. of America?

A short squeeze for Packaging Co. of America 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 PKG, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Packaging Co. of America'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 PKG, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is November, 15 2021.



This page was last updated on 12/3/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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