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NYSE:QS

QuantumScape Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$15.57
-0.32 (-2.01%)
(As of 01/25/2022 02:40 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$14.90
$16.10
50-Day Range
$15.72
$36.91
52-Week Range
$13.76
$71.97
Volume
158,910 shs
Average Volume
9.68 million shs
Market Capitalization
$6.58 billion
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Beta
10.22

QuantumScape (NYSE:QS) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
34,710,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
31,240,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+11.11%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$770.21 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
3.2
Last Record Date
December, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares
422,447,000 shares
Float Size
213,660,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
16.25%
Today's Trading Volume
158,910 shares
Average Trading Volume
9,677,374 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
-98.36%
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Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time


QuantumScape (NYSE:QS) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
12/31/202134,710,000 shares $770.21 million +11.1%16.3%3.2 $22.19
12/15/202131,240,000 shares $749.14 million +14.9%14.7%2.7 $23.98
11/30/202127,180,000 shares $783.87 million -14.7%13.0%2.2 $28.84
11/15/202131,880,000 shares $1.29 billion -11.3%15.2%2.7 $40.58
10/29/202135,950,000 shares $1.04 billion -0.4%17.5%3.4 $28.94
10/15/202136,110,000 shares $870.61 million +0.3%18.7%3.9 $24.11
9/30/202136,020,000 shares $883.93 million +0.6%18.7%3.9 $24.54
9/15/202135,800,000 shares $737.84 million -3.0%18.6%3.7 $20.61
8/31/202136,920,000 shares $812.24 million +3.6%19.1%4.1 $22.00
8/13/202135,640,000 shares $774.81 million +8.1%18.5%3.3 $21.74
7/30/202132,970,000 shares $755.34 million +4.5%18.8%2.9 $22.91
7/15/202131,560,000 shares $747.34 million +7.3%21.1%3 $23.68
6/30/202129,420,000 shares $860.83 million +11.5%19.7%2.4 $29.26
6/15/202126,380,000 shares $715.16 million -18.2%17.7%2 $27.11
5/28/202132,250,000 shares $834.95 million -3.0%21.6%2.5 $25.89
5/14/202133,250,000 shares $882.79 million +7.9%23.8%2.7 $26.55
4/30/202130,820,000 shares $1.14 billion +53.9%23.9%2.1 $36.89
4/15/202120,030,000 shares $818.23 million +24.3%16.8%1.3 $40.85
3/31/202116,120,000 shares $710.41 million +37.3%13.8%1 $44.07
3/15/202111,740,000 shares $684.56 million -1.3%9.3%0.6 $58.31
2/26/202111,890,000 shares $684.63 million +20.7%9.4%0.6 $57.58
2/12/20219,850,000 shares $442.95 million +16.0%7.9%0.5 $44.97
1/29/20218,490,000 shares $386.80 million +34.6%6.8%0.5 $45.56
1/15/20216,310,000 shares $353.04 million No Change5.1%0.4 $55.95













QuantumScape (NYSE:QS) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is QuantumScape's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of QuantumScape shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of December 31st, traders have sold 34,710,000 shares of QS short. 16.25% of QuantumScape's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on QuantumScape's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for QuantumScape?

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

Which institutional investors are shorting QuantumScape?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of QuantumScape: National Bank of Canada FI, Clear Street Markets LLC, Cutler Group LP, XR Securities LLC, Jefferies Group LLC, Apollo Management Holdings L.P., Jane Street Group LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, LPL Financial LLC, Beryl Capital Management LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Man Group plc, Tudor Investment Corp Et Al, 683 Capital Management LLC, Royal Bank of Canada, HighTower Advisors LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Carlson Capital L P, Sculptor Capital LP, Wolverine Asset Management LLC, Caption Management LLC, Credit Suisse AG, Cowen AND Company LLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., HAP Trading LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Avestar Capital LLC, IMC Chicago LLC, Ursa Fund Management LLC, and Truist Financial Corp. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for QuantumScape?

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. 16.25% of QuantumScape's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is QuantumScape's short interest increasing or decreasing?

QuantumScape saw a increase in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 34,710,000 shares, an increase of 11.1% from the previous total of 31,240,000 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 QuantumScape's float size?

QuantumScape currently has issued a total of 422,447,000 shares. Some of QuantumScape'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. QuantumScape currently has a public float of 213,660,000 shares.

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

16.25% of QuantumScape's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "miscellaneous electrical machinery, equipment, & supplies" compare to QuantumScape: CAE Inc. (1.19%), Novanta Inc. (2.52%), Atkore Inc. (2.02%), Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (2.30%), Fluence Energy Inc (8.76%), EnerSys (2.35%), Integer Holdings Co. (1.98%), Energizer Holdings, Inc. (7.03%), Rodgers Silicon Valley Acquisition Corp. (3.59%), and Stem, Inc. (7.47%).

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 QuantumScape stock?

Short selling QS is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from QuantumScape as its price is falling. QuantumScape's stock is trading down $0.32 today. To short QuantumScape 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 QuantumScape 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 QuantumScape?

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

How often is QuantumScape'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 QS, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is December, 31 2021.



This page was last updated on 1/25/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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