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Rio Tinto Group (RIO) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$71.85
+0.43 (+0.60%)
(As of 05/24/2024 07:00 PM ET)

Rio Tinto Group Short Interest Data

Current Short Interest
6,870,000 shares
Previous Short Interest
5,480,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+25.36%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$465.99 million
Short Interest Ratio
2.3 Days to Cover
Last Record Date
April 30, 2024
Outstanding Shares
1,252,570,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
0.55%
Today's Trading Volume
1,769,300 shares
Average Trading Volume
2,925,720 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
60%
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RIO Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Rio Tinto Group Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/30/20246,870,000 shares $465.99 million +25.4%N/A2.3 $67.83
4/15/20245,480,000 shares $365.95 million -3.0%N/A1.8 $66.78
3/31/20245,650,000 shares $360.13 million -9.6%N/A1.9 $63.74
3/15/20246,250,000 shares $388.50 million -7.1%N/A2.3 $62.16
2/29/20246,730,000 shares $434.29 million -4.9%N/A2.5 $64.53
2/15/20247,080,000 shares $478.18 million +18.0%N/A2.6 $67.54
1/31/20246,000,000 shares $415.74 million +6.6%N/A2.3 $69.29
1/15/20245,630,000 shares $395.11 million +0.9%N/A2 $70.18
12/31/20235,580,000 shares $415.49 million -10.0%N/A1.9 $74.46
12/15/20236,200,000 shares $449.19 million -5.1%N/A2 $72.45
11/30/20236,530,000 shares $451.16 million -6.2%N/A2.1 $69.09
11/15/20236,960,000 shares $472.34 million -13.4%N/A2.3 $67.87
10/31/20238,040,000 shares $517.29 million -11.3%N/A2.5 $64.34
10/15/20239,060,000 shares $565.16 million -15.3%N/A2.8 $62.38
9/30/202310,700,000 shares $680.95 million -9.3%N/A3.6 $63.64
9/15/202311,790,000 shares $776.37 million +3.8%N/A4.2 $65.85
8/31/202311,360,000 shares $710 million +24.4%N/A4 $62.50
8/15/20239,130,000 shares $536.20 million +19.7%N/A2.9 $58.73
7/31/20237,630,000 shares $507.85 million +2.3%N/A2.5 $66.56
7/15/20237,460,000 shares $511.23 million +0.8%N/A2.3 $68.53
6/30/20237,400,000 shares $472.38 million +5.7%N/A2.3 $63.84
6/15/20237,000,000 shares $478.45 million -3.9%N/A2.1 $68.35
5/31/20237,280,000 shares $429.81 million +13.8%N/A2 $59.04
5/15/20236,400,000 shares $402.62 million -11.0%N/A1.8 $62.91
4/30/20237,190,000 shares $460.09 million -11.2%N/A2.1 $63.99
4/15/20238,100,000 shares $555.50 million +12.3%N/A2.4 $68.58
3/31/20237,210,000 shares $494.61 million -26.8%N/A2.2 $68.60
3/15/20239,850,000 shares $648.82 million -8.9%N/A3.1 $65.87
2/28/202310,810,000 shares $753.78 million +1.3%N/A3.7 $69.73
2/15/202310,670,000 shares $794.17 million -2.7%N/A3.7 $74.43
1/31/202310,970,000 shares $870.47 million -13.9%N/A3.6 $79.35
1/15/202312,740,000 shares $987.99 million +1.0%N/A3.7 $77.55
12/30/202212,610,000 shares $897.83 million -7.8%N/A3.5 $71.20
12/15/202213,670,000 shares $963.05 million +2.2%N/A3.4 $70.45
11/30/202213,370,000 shares $917.72 million -0.8%N/A3.1 $68.64
11/15/202213,480,000 shares $879.97 million +15.7%N/A3.2 $65.28
10/31/202211,650,000 shares $621.53 million -1.4%N/A2.7 $53.35
10/15/202211,820,000 shares $634.85 million +8.2%N/A3 $53.71
9/30/202210,920,000 shares $601.26 million -26.3%N/A2.8 $55.06
9/15/202214,820,000 shares $820.29 million +6.4%N/A4.1 $55.35
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8/31/202213,930,000 shares $784.12 million +1.5%N/A3.9 $56.29
8/15/202213,730,000 shares $803.34 million -10.8%N/A3.9 $58.51
7/31/202215,400,000 shares $939.86 million -2.6%N/A4.5 $61.03
7/15/202215,810,000 shares $876.03 million +8.2%N/A4.4 $55.41
6/30/202214,610,000 shares $891.21 million +11.0%N/A4.1 $61.00
6/15/202213,160,000 shares $914.88 million +1.2%N/A3.9 $69.52
5/31/202213,000,000 shares $954.72 million +8.5%N/A3.4 $73.44
5/15/202211,980,000 shares $788.40 million +15.9%N/A2.7 $65.81
4/30/202210,340,000 shares $735.38 million +7.6%N/A2.3 $71.12
4/15/20229,610,000 shares $786.77 million -12.6%N/A2.1 $81.87
3/31/202211,000,000 shares $884.40 million -6.6%N/A2.2 $80.40
3/15/202211,780,000 shares $813.76 million -10.6%N/A2.4 $69.08
2/28/202213,170,000 shares $1.03 billion -1.1%N/A2.9 $78.58
2/15/202213,320,000 shares $1.03 billion -6.0%N/A3.2 $77.13
1/31/202214,170,000 shares $1.01 billion -3.0%N/A3.5 $71.40
1/15/202214,610,000 shares $1.10 billion +10.4%N/A3.9 $75.40
12/31/202113,230,000 shares $885.62 million -6.2%N/A3.8 $66.94
12/15/202114,110,000 shares $910.80 million +8.7%N/A4 $64.55
11/30/202112,980,000 shares $813.72 million -1.7%N/A3.3 $62.69
11/15/202113,200,000 shares $813.38 million +5.1%N/A3.7 $61.62
10/29/202112,560,000 shares $794.67 million +2.0%N/A3.6 $63.27
10/15/202112,320,000 shares $867.70 million +8.3%N/A3.7 $70.43
9/30/202111,380,000 shares $760.41 million -0.9%N/A3.7 $66.82
9/15/202111,480,000 shares $844.47 million -0.2%N/A4.2 $73.56
8/31/202111,500,000 shares $863.31 million -9.6%N/A5 $75.07
8/13/202112,720,000 shares $1.01 billion +5.3%N/A5.5 $79.44
7/30/202112,080,000 shares $1.04 billion +8.3%N/A5.2 $86.31
7/15/202111,150,000 shares $961.69 million +6.7%N/A4.8 $86.25
6/30/202110,450,000 shares $876.65 million +2.1%N/A4.3 $83.89
6/15/202110,240,000 shares $884.94 million +7.0%N/A4 $86.42
5/28/20219,570,000 shares $836.71 million -6.3%N/A3.7 $87.43
5/14/202110,210,000 shares $919.10 million -3.5%0.8%3.8 $90.02
4/30/202110,580,000 shares $926.07 million -0.4%0.9%4 $87.53
4/15/202110,620,000 shares $867.87 million +15.4%0.9%4.4 $81.72
3/31/20219,200,000 shares $716.50 million +12.2%0.7%3.9 $77.88
3/15/20218,200,000 shares $666.41 million +2.0%0.7%3.7 $81.27
2/26/20218,040,000 shares $724.65 million +6.2%0.6%3.8 $90.13
2/12/20217,570,000 shares $622.86 million +30.7%0.6%3.8 $82.28
1/29/20215,790,000 shares $454.57 million -20.7%0.5%3 $78.51
1/15/20217,300,000 shares $619.33 million +4.3%0.6%3.7 $84.84
12/31/20207,000,000 shares $531.93 million -8.0%0.6%3.4 $75.99
12/15/20207,610,000 shares $566.11 million -9.3%0.6%3.7 $74.39
11/30/20208,390,000 shares $554.16 million -10.6%0.7%3.9 $66.05
11/15/20209,380,000 shares $586.34 million +0.4%0.8%4.6 $62.51
10/30/20209,340,000 shares $529.11 million -23.4%0.8%4.6 $56.65
10/15/202012,190,000 shares $743.59 million -3.3%1.0%6.1 $61.00
9/30/202012,610,000 shares $761.52 million +4.0%1.0%6 $60.39
9/15/202012,120,000 shares $793.01 million -0.5%1.0%6 $65.43
8/31/202012,180,000 shares $745.78 million +5.5%1.0%6 $61.23
8/14/202011,550,000 shares $711.36 million +20.9%0.9%5.4 $61.59
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7/31/20209,550,000 shares $582.93 million +6.0%0.8%4.2 $61.04
7/15/20209,010,000 shares $548.44 million +21.1%0.7%4.1 $60.87
6/30/20207,440,000 shares $417.98 million +1.0%0.6%3.3 $56.18
6/15/20207,370,000 shares $420.75 million +14.3%0.6%2.9 $57.09
5/29/20206,450,000 shares $347.78 million +3.2%0.5%2.2 $53.92
5/15/20206,250,000 shares $297.44 million +10.6%0.5%2 $47.59
4/30/20205,650,000 shares $276.12 million +12.6%0.5%1.9 $48.87
4/15/20205,020,000 shares $231.02 million +3.5%0.4%1.7 $46.02
3/31/20204,850,000 shares $225.53 million -28.9%0.4%1.7 $46.50
3/13/20206,822,800 shares $325.17 million +16.4%0.6%3.3 $47.66
2/28/20205,860,000 shares $213.42 million +12.1%0.5%2.9 $36.42
2/14/20205,230,000 shares $239.53 million -11.1%0.4%3.5 $45.80
1/31/20205,880,000 shares $292.29 million -10.5%N/A4.1 $49.71
1/15/20206,570,000 shares $353.79 million +11.7%N/A4.4 $53.85
12/31/20195,880,000 shares $339.63 million -7.6%N/A3.7 $57.76

RIO Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Rio Tinto Group's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Rio Tinto Group shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of April 30th, investors have sold 6,870,000 shares of RIO short. Learn More on Rio Tinto Group's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Rio Tinto Group?

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. RIO shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on Rio Tinto Group's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Rio Tinto Group?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Rio Tinto Group: Walleye Trading LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Twin Tree Management LP, SAL Trading LLC, BNP Paribas Financial Markets, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., and IMC Chicago LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Is Rio Tinto Group's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Rio Tinto Group saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 6,870,000 shares, an increase of 25.4% from the previous total of 5,480,000 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.

How does Rio Tinto Group's short interest compare to its competitors?

Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "basic materials" compare to Rio Tinto Group: Southern Copper Co. (7.12%), Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (1.72%), Vale S.A. (1.16%), BHP Group Limited (0.32%), Ecolab Inc. (0.74%), Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (1.32%), Newmont Co. (1.63%), Dow Inc. (1.90%), Nucor Co. (2.25%), Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (1.17%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.98 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.35 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.06 billion), General Motors ($2.88 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.32 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.27 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.22 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.18 billion), Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ($1.95 billion), and Chesapeake Energy Co. ($1.52 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Rio Tinto Group stock?

Short selling RIO is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Rio Tinto Group as its price is falling. RIO shares are trading up $0.43 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 Rio Tinto Group?

A short squeeze for Rio Tinto Group 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 RIO, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Rio Tinto Group'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 RIO, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 30 2024.



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This page (NYSE:RIO) was last updated on 5/27/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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