Roblox Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+1.06 (+1.31 %)
(As of 09/23/2021 02:15 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume113,712 shs
Average Volume9.65 million shs
Market Capitalization$42.46 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Roblox (NYSE:RBLX) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume19,870,000 shares
Previous Short Volume19,710,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+0.81%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$1.63 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover2.3
Last Record DateAugust, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares516,244,000 shares
Float Size219,940,000 shares
Short Percent of Float9.03%
Today's Trading Volume113,712 shares
Average Trading Volume9,647,567 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-98.82%

Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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Roblox (NYSE:RBLX) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
8/31/202119,870,000 shares $1.63 billion +0.8%9.0%2.3 $82.05
8/13/202119,710,000 shares $1.65 billion No Change8.9%1.9 $83.96

Institutional Investors Shorting Roblox (NYSE:RBLX)

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 Roblox. 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
8/17/2021Walleye Trading LLC16,90089,100+427.2%$8,017.00
8/17/2021Millennium Management LLCN/A70,000N/A$6,299.00
8/17/2021Marathon Trading Investment Management LLCN/A4,000N/A$360.00
8/17/2021Citadel Advisors LLC356,1002,262,600+535.4%$203,589.00
8/16/2021Credit Suisse AG13,000103,000+692.3%$9,538.00
8/16/2021Goldman Sachs Group Inc.N/A474,000N/A$42,651.00
8/13/2021PEAK6 Investments LLC15,000150,100+900.7%$13,506.00
8/12/2021Lido Advisors LLCN/A7,200N/A$647.00
8/12/2021Simplex Trading LLC1,281624,600+48,658.8%$56,201.00
8/11/2021HAP Trading LLC16,90025,600+51.5%$115.00
8/11/2021Susquehanna International Group LLP933,6003,595,400+285.1%$323,514.00
8/10/2021Group One Trading L.P.18,400420,400+2,184.8%$37,828.00
8/6/2021Wolverine Trading LLC62,700305,300+386.9%$28,271.00
7/31/2021Strategic Family Wealth Counselors L.L.C.N/A450,000N/A$0.00
7/31/2021Clear Street Markets LLC60200+233.3%$1,800.00
7/31/2021Cutler Group LP92,100175,200+90.2%$472.00

Roblox (NYSE:RBLX) Short Interest FAQ

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Roblox (NYSE:RBLX) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is Roblox's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Roblox shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of August 31st, traders have sold 19,870,000 shares of RBLX short. 9.03% of Roblox's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Roblox's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Roblox?

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. Roblox currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Roblox

Which institutional investors are shorting Roblox?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Roblox: Walleye Trading LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Marathon Trading Investment Management LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Credit Suisse AG, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., PEAK6 Investments LLC, Lido Advisors LLC, Simplex Trading LLC, HAP Trading LLC, Susquehanna International Group LLP, Group One Trading L.P., Wolverine Trading LLC, Strategic Family Wealth Counselors L.L.C., Clear Street Markets LLC, and Cutler Group LP. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Roblox?

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. 9.03% of Roblox's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Roblox's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Roblox saw a increase in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 19,870,000 shares, an increase of 0.8% from the previous total of 19,710,000 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 Roblox's float size?

Roblox currently has issued a total of 516,244,000 shares. Some of Roblox'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. Roblox currently has a public float of 219,940,000 shares.

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

9.03% of Roblox's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "prepackaged software" compare to Roblox: Intuit Inc. (0.73%), ServiceNow, Inc. (0.00%), Square, Inc. (9.36%), Snowflake Inc. (4.09%), Dassault Systèmes SE (0.00%), Autodesk, Inc. (1.04%), Twilio Inc. (0.00%), VMware, Inc. (18.27%), CrowdStrike Holdings, Inc. (0.00%), and Activision Blizzard, Inc. (1.63%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Square, Inc. ($9.81 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($7.52 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($7.18 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($6.21 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.60 billion), Zoom Video Communications, Inc. ($3.23 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($3.11 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($2.74 billion), Teladoc Health, Inc. ($2.52 billion), and Etsy, Inc. ($2.16 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Roblox stock?

Short selling RBLX is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Roblox as its price is falling. Roblox's stock is trading up $1.06 today. To short Roblox 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 Roblox 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 Roblox?

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

How often is Roblox'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 RBLX, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is August, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 9/23/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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