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NYSE:ROP

Roper Technologies Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$369.86
+2.36 (+0.64 %)
(As of 10/29/2020 12:33 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$366.57
Now: $369.86
$371.39
50-Day Range
$386.45
MA: $406.99
$433.89
52-Week Range
$240.00
Now: $369.86
$455.72
Volume17,545 shs
Average Volume561,131 shs
Market Capitalization$38.73 billion
P/E Ratio24.21
Dividend Yield0.52%
Beta1.06

Short Interest

Roper Technologies (NYSE:ROP) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:1,520,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:1,450,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+4.83%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$599.79 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:3.0
Last Record Date:October, 15 2020
Outstanding Shares:103,840,000 shares
Float Size:103,070,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:1.47%
Today's Trading Volume:17,545 shares
Average Trading Volume:561,131 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-96.87%



Roper Technologies (NYSE:ROP) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
10/15/20201,520,000 $599.79 million 4.8%1.5%3.2$394.60
9/30/20201,450,000 $614.45 million 16.0%1.4%3.1$423.76
9/15/20201,250,000 $497.65 million 15.7%1.2%2.6$398.12
8/31/20201,080,000 $429.74 million 9.5%1.1%2.2$397.91
8/14/2020986,700 $430.61 million -14.9%1.0%1.9$436.41
7/31/20201,160,000 $513.04 million -7.2%1.1%2.2$442.28
7/15/20201,250,000 $540.56 million -15.0%1.2%2.1$432.45
6/30/20201,470,000 $610.45 million -7.0%1.4%2.4$415.27
6/15/20201,580,000 $616.34 million 4.0%1.5%2.5$390.09
5/29/20201,520,000 $588.13 million -22.8%1.5%2.2$386.93
5/15/20201,970,000 $775.79 million 0.0%1.9%2.8$393.80
4/30/20201,970,000 $747.02 million 0.0%1.9%3$379.20
4/15/20201,970,000 $717.32 million 10.7%0.0%3.2$364.12
3/31/20201,780,000 $545.41 million -19.8%0.0%3$306.41
3/13/20202,220,600 $700.49 million 0.9%0.0%4.6$315.45
2/28/20202,200,000 $559.46 million 1.4%0.0%4.6$254.30
2/14/20202,170,000 $741.16 million -14.2%2.1%4.7$341.55
1/31/20202,530,000 $923.45 million -6.0%2.5%5.3$365.00
1/15/20202,690,000 $1.05 billion 9.8%2.6%5.3$389.77
12/31/20192,450,000 $923.26 million 11.9%2.4%4.7$376.84
8/15/20191,697,000 $591.81 million 10.1%1.7%3.6$348.74

Roper Technologies (NYSE:ROP) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Roper Technologies' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Roper Technologies shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of October 15th, traders have sold 1,520,000 shares of ROP short. 1.47% of Roper Technologies' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Roper Technologies?

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. Roper Technologies currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Roper Technologies?

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. 1.47% of Roper Technologies' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Roper Technologies' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Roper Technologies saw a increase in short interest in the month of October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,520,000 shares, an increase of 4.8% from the previous total of 1,450,000 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 Roper Technologies' float size?

Roper Technologies currently has issued a total of 104,711,000 shares. Some of Roper Technologies' 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. Roper Technologies currently has a public float of 103,070,000 shares.

How does Roper Technologies' short interest compare to its competitors?

1.47% of Roper Technologies' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "electrical components & equipment" compare to Roper Technologies: Eaton Co. PLC (0.95%), Emerson Electric Co. (1.57%), Rockwell Automation, Inc. (2.39%), AMETEK, Inc. (0.00%), Generac Holdings Inc. (1.83%), Enphase Energy, Inc. (8.61%), II-VI Incorporated (0.00%), Regal Beloit Co. (1.42%), Vicor Corp (3.91%), and Acuity Brands, Inc. (8.77%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Charter Communications Inc ($4.68 billion), Aon Plc ($3.70 billion), Clorox Co ($2.93 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.88 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($2.75 billion), Snap Inc. ($2.72 billion), Kroger Co ($2.21 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($1.94 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($1.93 billion), and Datadog, Inc. ($1.83 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Roper Technologies stock?

Short selling ROP is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Roper Technologies as its price is falling. Roper Technologies' stock is trading up $2.36 today. To short Roper Technologies 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 Roper Technologies 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 Roper Technologies?

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

How often is Roper Technologies' 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 ROP, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is October, 15 2020.


This page was last updated on 10/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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