NYSE:SAN

Banco Santander Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$3.46
-0.05 (-1.42 %)
(As of 04/9/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$3.44
Now: $3.46
$3.49
50-Day Range
$3.36
MA: $3.52
$3.68
52-Week Range
$1.78
Now: $3.46
$3.70
Volume7.96 million shs
Average Volume6.87 million shs
Market Capitalization$60.00 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.36

Short Interest

Banco Santander (NYSE:SAN) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume7,240,000 shares
Previous Short Volume7,900,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-8.35%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$25.05 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover1.0
Last Record DateMarch, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares17,340,640,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted0.04%
Today's Trading Volume7,964,610 shares
Average Trading Volume6,871,178 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average15.91%

Short Interest Over Time


Banco Santander (NYSE:SAN) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/15/20217,240,000 shares $25.05 million -8.4%N/A1 $3.46
2/26/20217,900,000 shares $28.20 million +42.3%N/A1 $3.57
2/12/20215,550,000 shares $19.48 million +11.7%N/A0.7 $3.51
1/29/20214,970,000 shares $17.10 million -26.0%N/A0.5 $3.44
1/15/20216,720,000 shares $20.23 million -34.8%N/A0.7 $3.01
12/31/20209,430,000 shares $32.25 million +20.7%N/A1 $3.42
12/15/20209,430,000 shares $29.61 million +20.7%N/A1 $3.14
11/30/20207,810,000 shares $24.37 million -27.6%N/A0.8 $3.12
11/15/202010,790,000 shares $30.43 million -35.2%N/A1.1 $2.82
10/30/202016,640,000 shares $44.43 million +6.0%N/A1.9 $2.67
10/15/202015,700,000 shares $31.40 million +8.3%N/A1.8 $2.00
9/30/202014,500,000 shares $27.41 million +10.8%N/A1.6 $1.89
9/15/202013,090,000 shares $23.95 million +9.5%N/A1.5 $1.83
8/31/202011,960,000 shares $25.47 million -11.8%N/A1.4 $2.13
8/14/202013,560,000 shares $29.83 million +30.0%N/A1.4 $2.20
7/31/202010,430,000 shares $23.05 million +12.6%N/A1 $2.21
7/15/20209,260,000 shares $19.54 million +6.3%N/A1 $2.11
6/30/20208,710,000 shares $20.90 million -27.2%N/A1 $2.40
6/15/202011,970,000 shares $28.73 million +11.7%N/A1.3 $2.40
5/29/202010,720,000 shares $25.62 million +81.7%N/A1 $2.39
5/15/20205,900,000 shares $13.39 million -36.8%N/A0.5 $2.27
4/30/20209,340,000 shares $22.23 million +14.2%N/A0.9 $2.38
4/15/20208,180,000 shares $16.85 million -7.8%N/A0.7 $2.06
3/31/20208,870,000 shares $18.18 million -51.4%N/A0.8 $2.05
3/13/202018,257,200 shares $42.54 million +37.0%N/A1.9 $2.33

Banco Santander (NYSE:SAN) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Banco Santander's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Banco Santander shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 15th, investors have sold 7,240,000 shares of SAN short.

What is a good short interest ratio for Banco Santander?

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. Banco Santander currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0.

Is Banco Santander's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Banco Santander saw a drop in short interest in the month of March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totaling 7,240,000 shares, a drop of 8.4% from the previous total of 7,900,000 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 Banco Santander's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Banco Santander'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 Banco Santander: HDFC Bank Limited (0.33%), Royal Bank of Canada (0.39%), The Toronto-Dominion Bank (0.41%), Commonwealth Bank of Australia (0.00%), BNP Paribas SA (0.00%), Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (0.04%), Westpac Banking Co. (0.00%), Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (0.00%), Bank of Montreal (0.51%), and ICICI Bank Limited (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: Aon plc ($5.64 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($5.59 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.47 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($4.95 billion), Baidu, Inc. ($3.51 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.18 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.38 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.28 billion), Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.24 billion), and Bilibili Inc. ($2.06 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Banco Santander stock?

Short selling SAN is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Banco Santander as its price is falling. Banco Santander's stock is trading down $0.05 today. To short Banco Santander 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 Banco Santander 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 Banco Santander?

A short squeeze for Banco Santander 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 SAN, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Banco Santander'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 SAN, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 15 2021.



This page was last updated on 4/11/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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