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Sprint Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

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(As of 04/1/2020)
Today's Range
Now: $8.62
50-Day Range
MA: $8.62
52-Week Range
Now: $8.62
Average Volume29.57 million shs
Market Capitalization$35.44 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Sprint (NYSE:S) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume123,977,700 shares
Previous Short Volume121,970,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+1.65%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$1.07 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover5.0
Last Record DateMarch, 13 2020
Outstanding Shares4,111,433,000 shares
Float Size653,900,700 shares
Short Percent of Float18.96%
Today's Trading Volume0 shares
Average Trading Volume29,565,703 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-100.00%

Short Interest Over Time

Sprint (NYSE:S) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/13/2020123,977,700 shares $1.07 billion +1.7%19.0%5 $8.62
2/28/2020121,970,000 shares $930.63 million +30.9%19.3%4.9 $7.63
2/14/202093,170,000 shares $800.33 million +49.1%14.8%4 $8.59
1/31/202062,500,000 shares $596.88 million -23.4%10.0%3.5 $9.55
1/15/202081,620,000 shares $695.40 million -5.3%13.0%5.5 $8.52
12/31/201986,220,000 shares $416.44 million -2.4%13.8%6.1 $4.83
8/15/2019103,322,500 shares $707.76 million -7.3%17.3%3.9 $6.85

Sprint (NYSE:S) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Sprint's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Sprint shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 13th, investors have sold 123,977,700 shares of S short. 18.96% of Sprint's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Sprint?

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. Sprint currently has a short interest ratio of 5.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Sprint?

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. 18.96% of Sprint's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Sprint's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Sprint saw a increase in short interest in March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 123,977,700 shares, an increase of 1.6% from the previous total of 121,970,000 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 Sprint's float size?

Sprint currently has issued a total of 4,111,433,000 shares. Some of Sprint'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. Sprint currently has a public float of 653,900,700 shares.

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

18.96% of Sprint's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "telephone communication, except radio" compare to Sprint: China Mobile Limited (0.32%), Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Co. (0.00%), América Móvil, S.A.B. de C.V. (0.35%), Vivendi SA (0.00%), BCE Inc. (0.64%), Orange S.A. (0.01%), Singapore Telecommunications Limited (0.00%), Telstra Co. Limited (0.00%), Swisscom AG (0.00%), and Telenor ASA (0.00%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Tesla, Inc. ($9.26 billion), AbbVie Inc. ($6.51 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($4.96 billion), McKesson Co. ($4.86 billion), Microchip Technology Incorporated ($2.85 billion), The Charles Schwab Co. ($2.75 billion), Match Group, Inc. ($2.50 billion), International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. ($1.95 billion), Tiffany & Co. ($1.93 billion), and Wayfair Inc. ($1.78 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Sprint stock?

Short selling S is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Sprint as its price is falling. To short Sprint 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 Sprint 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 Sprint?

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

How often is Sprint'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 S, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 13 2020.

This page was last updated on 2/28/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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