PPL (PPL) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$27.37
+0.13 (+0.48%)
(As of 04/24/2024 ET)

PPL Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
16,870,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
18,380,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-8.22%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$464.43 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
3.3
Last Record Date
March 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
737,600,000 shares
Float Size
735,670,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
2.29%
Today's Trading Volume
4,327,455 shares
Average Trading Volume
3,985,705 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
109%
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PPL Short Interest Over Time

PPL Days to Cover Over Time

PPL Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

PPL Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/202416,870,000 shares $464.43 million -8.2%2.3%3.3 $27.53
3/15/202418,380,000 shares $489.64 million +6.8%2.5%3.5 $26.64
2/29/202417,210,000 shares $453.83 million +5.9%2.3%3 $26.37
2/15/202416,250,000 shares $429.81 million +3.3%2.2%2.8 $26.45
1/31/202415,730,000 shares $412.13 million -12.2%2.1%2.6 $26.20
1/15/202417,920,000 shares $485.27 million -9.6%2.4%2.8 $27.08
12/31/202319,830,000 shares $537.39 million +49.7%2.7%3 $27.10
12/15/202313,250,000 shares $356.43 million +4.6%1.8%1.9 $26.90
11/30/202312,670,000 shares $330.88 million -13.1%1.7%2 $26.12
11/15/202314,580,000 shares $376.16 million +21.3%2.0%2.4 $25.80
10/31/202312,020,000 shares $295.33 million +16.3%1.6%2.1 $24.57
10/15/202310,340,000 shares $247.02 million -2.0%1.4%2 $23.89
9/30/202310,550,000 shares $248.56 million +0.4%1.4%2 $23.56
9/15/202310,510,000 shares $269.69 million +0.6%1.4%2.2 $25.66
8/31/202310,450,000 shares $260.41 million -10.9%1.4%2.2 $24.92
8/15/202311,730,000 shares $298.88 million -3.1%1.6%2.4 $25.48
7/31/202312,100,000 shares $333.11 million +12.5%1.7%2.4 $27.53
7/15/202310,760,000 shares $287.94 million +7.5%1.5%2.2 $26.76
6/30/202310,010,000 shares $264.86 million +0.3%1.4%2.1 $26.46
6/15/20239,980,000 shares $269.56 million -3.6%1.4%2 $27.01
5/31/202310,350,000 shares $271.17 million -18.3%1.4%1.9 $26.20
5/15/202312,670,000 shares $356.53 million -3.8%1.7%2.3 $28.14
4/30/202313,170,000 shares $378.24 million -7.1%1.8%2.5 $28.72
4/15/202314,180,000 shares $405.12 million +8.1%1.9%2.6 $28.57
3/31/202313,120,000 shares $364.60 million +9.1%1.8%2.3 $27.79
3/15/202312,030,000 shares $327.70 million +1.2%1.6%2.2 $27.24
2/28/202311,890,000 shares $321.86 million +36.7%1.6%2.3 $27.07
2/15/20238,700,000 shares $249.52 million -10.1%1.2%1.7 $28.68
1/31/20239,680,000 shares $286.53 million -8.3%1.3%2.1 $29.60
1/15/202310,560,000 shares $323.24 million +25.0%1.4%2.3 $30.61
12/30/20228,450,000 shares $246.91 million -16.6%1.2%1.8 $29.22
12/15/202210,130,000 shares $297.42 million +11.8%1.4%2.1 $29.36
11/30/20229,060,000 shares $267.45 million -0.9%1.2%2 $29.52
11/15/20229,140,000 shares $251.26 million -10.2%1.2%1.9 $27.49
10/31/202210,180,000 shares $269.67 million -8.6%1.4%2.1 $26.49
10/15/202211,140,000 shares $272.93 million +0.5%1.5%2.3 $24.50
9/30/202211,090,000 shares $281.13 million +4.9%1.5%2.3 $25.35
9/15/202210,570,000 shares $305.26 million -2.0%1.4%2.3 $28.88
8/31/202210,790,000 shares $313.77 million -6.3%1.5%2.1 $29.08
8/15/202211,510,000 shares $352.21 million -3.4%1.6%2.1 $30.60
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PPL Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is PPL's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of PPL shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of March 31st, traders have sold 16,870,000 shares of PPL short. 2.29% of PPL's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on PPL's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for PPL?

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. PPL shares currently have a short interest ratio of 3.0. Learn More on PPL's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting PPL?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of PPL: Portman Square Capital LLP, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, UBS Group AG, BNP Paribas Financial Markets, 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 PPL?

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. 2.29% of PPL's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is PPL's short interest increasing or decreasing?

PPL saw a decrease in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 16,870,000 shares, a decrease of 8.2% from the previous total of 18,380,000 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 PPL's float size?

PPL currently has issued a total of 737,600,000 shares. Some of PPL'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. PPL currently has a public float of 735,670,000 shares.

How does PPL's short interest compare to its competitors?

2.29% of PPL's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "utilities" compare to PPL: Eversource Energy (1.35%), FirstEnergy Corp. (2.02%), Entergy Co. (1.12%), Edison International (1.73%), Pinnacle West Capital Co. (2.69%), OGE Energy Corp. (2.92%), The Southern Company (1.46%), Fortis Inc. (1.79%), CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (1.85%), DTE Energy (1.66%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: TC Energy Co. ($4.49 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.94 billion), General Motors ($3.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.32 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.21 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($3.13 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($3.08 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.28 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.24 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.14 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short PPL stock?

Short selling PPL is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from PPL as its price is falling. PPL shares are trading up $0.13 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 PPL?

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

How often is PPL'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 PPL, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2024.



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