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S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69

Palantir Technologies Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-1.09 (-7.46%)
(As of 01/21/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
73.03 million shs
Average Volume
47.93 million shs
Market Capitalization
$26.43 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield

Palantir Technologies (NYSE:PLTR) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
Previous Short Volume
Change Vs. Previous Month
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$1.86 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
Last Record Date
December, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares
Float Size
Short Percent of Float
Today's Trading Volume
Average Trading Volume
Today's Volume Vs. Average
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Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Palantir Technologies (NYSE:PLTR) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
12/31/2021102,090,000 shares $1.86 billion +11.8%6.4%2.8 $18.21
12/15/202191,320,000 shares $1.72 billion +6.3%5.7%2.3 $18.86
11/30/202185,920,000 shares $1.77 billion +5.2%5.4%1.9 $20.65
11/15/202181,700,000 shares $1.91 billion +30.1%5.1%1.8 $23.41
10/29/202162,800,000 shares $1.63 billion -21.7%4.1%1.3 $25.88
10/15/202180,180,000 shares $1.92 billion +10.8%5.2%1.7 $24.00
9/30/202172,390,000 shares $1.74 billion +32.9%4.7%1.6 $24.04
9/15/202154,490,000 shares $1.48 billion -11.3%3.6%1.2 $27.08
8/31/202161,410,000 shares $1.62 billion +9.0%4.0%1.5 $26.34
8/13/202156,350,000 shares $1.40 billion -3.5%3.7%1.3 $24.90
7/30/202158,400,000 shares $1.27 billion -5.8%4.0%1.2 $21.71
7/15/202161,980,000 shares $1.33 billion -9.0%4.3%1.2 $21.47
6/30/202168,130,000 shares $1.80 billion +30.3%4.7%1.2 $26.36
6/15/202152,300,000 shares $1.28 billion -23.8%3.7%0.9 $24.41
5/28/202168,640,000 shares $1.58 billion -19.5%4.9%1.2 $22.95
5/14/202185,270,000 shares $1.57 billion +37.7%6.1%1.3 $18.37
4/30/202161,940,000 shares $1.45 billion +11.5%4.5%0.8 $23.37
4/15/202155,550,000 shares $1.32 billion -3.8%4.1%0.6 $23.70
3/31/202157,740,000 shares $1.27 billion +27.2%4.3%0.7 $22.04
3/15/202145,410,000 shares $1.22 billion -19.5%3.6%0.5 $26.92
2/26/202156,430,000 shares $1.35 billion -26.7%4.4%0.7 $23.96
2/12/202176,970,000 shares $2.55 billion +26.0%6.6%0.9 $33.11
1/29/202161,100,000 shares $2.18 billion -38.3%6.0%0.8 $35.66
1/15/202198,950,000 shares $2.47 billion No Change9.7%1.5 $24.92

Palantir Technologies (NYSE:PLTR) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is Palantir Technologies' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Palantir Technologies shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of December 31st, investors have sold 102,090,000 shares of PLTR short. 6.42% of Palantir Technologies' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Palantir Technologies' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Palantir Technologies?

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. Palantir Technologies currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Palantir Technologies

Which institutional investors are shorting Palantir Technologies?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Palantir Technologies: Cutler Group LP, XR Securities LLC, Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, CTC LLC, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, Two Sigma Securities LLC, UBS Group AG, Citadel Advisors LLC, Islet Management LP, Royal Bank of Canada, Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Caas Capital Management LP, Dymon Asia Capital Singapore PTE. LTD., HighTower Advisors LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Caption Management LLC, CWA Asset Management Group LLC, Credit Suisse AG, Wolverine Trading LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., HAP Trading LLC, Citigroup Inc., Levin Capital Strategies L.P., Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., IMC Chicago LLC, CenterStar Asset Management LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, 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 Palantir Technologies?

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. 6.42% of Palantir Technologies' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Palantir Technologies' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Palantir Technologies saw a increase in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 102,090,000 shares, an increase of 11.8% from the previous total of 91,320,000 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 Palantir Technologies' float size?

Palantir Technologies currently has issued a total of 1,953,123,000 shares. Some of Palantir Technologies' 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. Palantir Technologies currently has a public float of 1,590,000,000 shares.

How does Palantir Technologies' short interest compare to its competitors?

6.42% of Palantir Technologies' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "prepackaged software" compare to Palantir Technologies: ServiceNow, Inc. (0.00%), Snowflake Inc. (1.78%), Dassault Systèmes SE (0.00%), NetEase, Inc. (0.99%), Activision Blizzard, Inc. (1.47%), Square, Inc. (0.00%), Autodesk, Inc. (1.20%), VMware, Inc. (0.00%), Synopsys, Inc. (0.00%), and Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (0.85%).

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. ($9.39 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($9.08 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($7.16 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($4.05 billion), Lucid Group Inc ($3.43 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($3.11 billion), Rivian ($3.05 billion), Datadog, Inc. ($2.76 billion), Zscaler, Inc. ($2.55 billion), and Etsy, Inc. ($1.99 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Palantir Technologies stock?

Short selling PLTR is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Palantir Technologies as its price is falling. Palantir Technologies' stock is trading down $1.09 today. To short Palantir Technologies 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 Palantir Technologies 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 Palantir Technologies?

A short squeeze for Palantir Technologies 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 PLTR, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Palantir Technologies' 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 PLTR, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is December, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 1/22/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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