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NYSE:RY

Royal Bank of Canada Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$86.20
-1.32 (-1.51 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:44 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$86.10
Now: $86.20
$87.22
50-Day Range
$80.87
MA: $84.35
$89.35
52-Week Range
$49.55
Now: $86.20
$90.59
Volume71,940 shs
Average Volume1.27 million shs
Market Capitalization$122.76 billion
P/E Ratio14.71
Dividend Yield3.79%
Beta0.99

Short Interest

Royal Bank of Canada (NYSE:RY) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume5,940,000 shares
Previous Short Volume4,400,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+35.00%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$495.34 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover7.0
Last Record DateJanuary, 29 2021
Outstanding Shares1,424,096,000 shares
Float Size1,420,000,000 shares
Short Percent of Float0.42%
Today's Trading Volume71,940 shares
Average Trading Volume1,265,316 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-94.31%

Short Interest Over Time


Royal Bank of Canada (NYSE:RY) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/29/20215,940,000 shares $495.34 million +35.0%0.4%7.3 $83.39
1/15/20214,400,000 shares $361.37 million -7.2%0.3%5.7 $82.13
12/31/20204,310,000 shares $363.76 million -11.5%0.3%5.8 $84.40
12/15/20204,310,000 shares $358.16 million -11.5%0.3%5.8 $83.10
11/30/20204,870,000 shares $396.22 million -1.8%0.3%6.5 $81.36
11/15/20204,960,000 shares $406.62 million -14.2%0.4%6.4 $81.98
10/30/20205,780,000 shares $441.82 million +14.2%0.4%7.7 $76.44
10/15/20205,060,000 shares $356.73 million +2.2%0.4%7 $70.50
9/30/20204,950,000 shares $366.45 million -2.2%0.4%6.5 $74.03
9/15/20205,060,000 shares $357.34 million -3.8%N/A6.5 $70.62
8/31/20205,260,000 shares $387.14 million -34.1%0.4%6.1 $73.60
8/14/20207,980,000 shares $604.80 million -33.9%0.6%8 $75.79
7/31/202012,070,000 shares $889.56 million +88.9%0.9%10.7 $73.70
7/15/20206,390,000 shares $441.49 million +6.7%0.5%5.2 $69.09
6/30/20205,990,000 shares $418.34 million -12.6%0.4%4.8 $69.84
6/15/20206,850,000 shares $462.58 million -9.6%0.5%4.7 $67.53
5/29/20207,580,000 shares $509.98 million -9.2%0.5%4.5 $67.28
5/15/20208,350,000 shares $541.50 million +6.4%0.6%4.4 $64.85
4/30/20207,850,000 shares $525.71 million +15.1%0.6%4.5 $66.97
4/15/20206,820,000 shares $420.93 million -3.7%0.5%4 $61.72
3/31/20207,080,000 shares $416.87 million -19.8%0.5%4.3 $58.88
3/13/20208,825,000 shares $556.95 million +86.2%0.6%7.5 $63.11
2/28/20204,740,000 shares $235.15 million -4.4%0.3%4.1 $49.61
2/14/20204,960,000 shares $333.71 million -21.6%N/A5.3 $67.28
1/31/20206,330,000 shares $494.31 million +32.4%0.4%7.2 $78.09

Royal Bank of Canada (NYSE:RY) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Royal Bank of Canada's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Royal Bank of Canada shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of January 29th, investors have sold 5,940,000 shares of RY short. 0.42% of Royal Bank of Canada's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Royal Bank of Canada?

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. Royal Bank of Canada currently has a short interest ratio of 7.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Royal Bank of Canada?

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. 0.42% of Royal Bank of Canada's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Royal Bank of Canada's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Royal Bank of Canada saw a increase in short interest during the month of January. As of January 29th, there was short interest totaling 5,940,000 shares, an increase of 35.0% from the previous total of 4,400,000 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 Royal Bank of Canada's float size?

Royal Bank of Canada currently has issued a total of 1,424,096,000 shares. Some of Royal Bank of Canada'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. Royal Bank of Canada currently has a public float of 1,420,000,000 shares.

How does Royal Bank of Canada's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.42% of Royal Bank of Canada's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "commercial banks, not elsewhere classified" compare to Royal Bank of Canada: HDFC Bank Limited (0.30%), Commonwealth Bank of Australia (0.00%), The Toronto-Dominion Bank (0.34%), BNP Paribas SA (0.00%), Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (0.04%), Westpac Banking Co. (0.00%), Banco Santander, S.A. (0.00%), Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (0.00%), ICICI Bank Limited (0.00%), and Bank of Montreal (0.55%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Aon Plc ($5.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.03 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($4.99 billion), DuPont de Nemours, Inc. ($4.72 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.57 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.87 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($3.58 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.75 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.43 billion), and Palantir Technologies Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Royal Bank of Canada stock?

Short selling RY is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Royal Bank of Canada as its price is falling. Royal Bank of Canada's stock is trading down $1.32 today. To short Royal Bank of Canada 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 Royal Bank of Canada 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 Royal Bank of Canada?

A short squeeze for Royal Bank of Canada 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 RY, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Royal Bank of Canada'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 RY, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 29 2021.



This page was last updated on 2/26/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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