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Rocket Companies Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.76 (+4.58 %)
(As of 05/14/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume5.62 million shs
Average Volume19.07 million shs
Market Capitalization$34.41 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Rocket Companies (NYSE:RKT) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume9,990,000 shares
Previous Short Volume9,700,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+2.99%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$222.28 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.4
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares1,984,454,000 shares
Float Size126,980,000 shares
Short Percent of Float7.87%
Today's Trading Volume5,616,264 shares
Average Trading Volume19,066,273 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-70.54%

Short Interest Over Time

Rocket Companies (NYSE:RKT) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/20219,990,000 shares $222.28 million +3.0%7.9%0.4 $22.25
3/31/20219,700,000 shares $225.04 million -54.8%8.9%0.4 $23.20
3/15/202121,450,000 shares $536.46 million -45.9%19.8%1 $25.01
2/26/202139,660,000 shares $789.23 million -8.0%36.6%1.8 $19.90
2/12/202143,090,000 shares $890.67 million +21.8%39.7%4.1 $20.67
1/29/202135,380,000 shares $753.95 million -15.1%31.3%3.1 $21.31
1/15/202141,690,000 shares $840.47 million No Change40.7%3.8 $20.16

Rocket Companies (NYSE:RKT) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Rocket Companies' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Rocket Companies shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of April 15th, traders have sold 9,990,000 shares of RKT short. 7.87% of Rocket Companies' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest percentage for Rocket Companies?

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. 7.87% of Rocket Companies' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Rocket Companies' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Rocket Companies saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 9,990,000 shares, an increase of 3.0% from the previous total of 9,700,000 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 Rocket Companies' float size?

Rocket Companies currently has issued a total of 1,984,454,000 shares. Some of Rocket Companies' 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. Rocket Companies currently has a public float of 126,980,000 shares.

How does Rocket Companies' short interest compare to its competitors?

7.87% of Rocket Companies' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "business services" compare to Rocket Companies: Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (0.00%), S&P Global Inc. (4.97%), Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (0.90%), Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. (0.00%), Fiserv, Inc. (2.08%), Waste Management, Inc. (1.05%), Global Payments Inc. (0.00%), BYD Company Limited (0.00%), Thomson Reuters Co. (0.51%), and IQVIA Holdings Inc. (1.54%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Analog Devices, Inc. ($5.85 billion), Aon plc ($5.61 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.44 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.49 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($3.35 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.53 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.48 billion), Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.39 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.26 billion), and Nuance Communications, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Rocket Companies stock?

Short selling RKT is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Rocket Companies as its price is falling. Rocket Companies' stock is trading up $0.76 today. To short Rocket Companies 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 Rocket Companies 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 Rocket Companies?

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

How often is Rocket Companies' 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 RKT, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 5/15/2021 by Staff
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