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NYSE:SCHW

Charles Schwab Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$36.20
+1.26 (+3.61 %)
(As of 09/28/2020 05:08 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$35.42
Now: $36.20
$36.31
50-Day Range
$33.14
MA: $35.19
$36.28
52-Week Range
$28.00
Now: $36.20
$51.65
Volume6.04 million shs
Average Volume11.43 million shs
Market Capitalization$46.65 billion
P/E Ratio15.21
Dividend Yield2.06%
Beta1.17

Short Interest

Charles Schwab (NYSE:SCHW) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:80,250,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:80,460,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-0.26%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$2.80 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:9.0
Last Record Date:September, 15 2020
Outstanding Shares:1,340,000,000 shares
Float Size:1,150,000,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:6.98%
Today's Trading Volume:6,035,433 shares
Average Trading Volume:11,425,873 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-47.18%



Charles Schwab (NYSE:SCHW) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
9/15/202080,250,000 $2.80 billion -0.3%7.0%8.6$34.94
8/31/202080,460,000 $2.80 billion 4.7%7.0%8.2$34.76
8/14/202076,840,000 $2.75 billion -2.2%6.7%7.2$35.80
7/31/202078,600,000 $2.73 billion -1.2%6.8%7.2$34.73
7/15/202079,520,000 $2.64 billion 2.0%6.9%7.3$33.15
6/30/202077,990,000 $2.72 billion 5.7%6.8%7$34.94
6/15/202073,800,000 $2.44 billion 0.5%6.4%6.6$33.06
5/29/202073,410,000 $2.48 billion -0.2%6.4%5.6$33.80
5/15/202073,550,000 $2.64 billion -1.2%6.4%5$35.91
4/30/202074,410,000 $2.76 billion 4.2%6.5%5.1$37.09
4/15/202071,380,000 $2.56 billion 1.5%6.2%4.9$35.84
3/31/202070,310,000 $2.49 billion -6.5%6.1%4.9$35.40
3/13/202075,203,800 $2.75 billion 16.1%6.5%6.5$36.54
2/28/202064,760,000 $1.85 billion 2.0%5.6%5.6$28.50
2/14/202063,500,000 $2.09 billion 3.9%5.5%5.9$32.94
1/31/202061,090,000 $2.53 billion 15.5%5.5%6.2$41.42
1/15/202052,910,000 $2.52 billion 22.1%4.6%5.6$47.67
12/31/201943,350,000 $2.04 billion 21.3%3.8%4.6$47.15

Charles Schwab (NYSE:SCHW) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Charles Schwab's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Charles Schwab shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of September 15th, investors have sold 80,250,000 shares of SCHW short. 6.98% of Charles Schwab's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Charles Schwab?

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. Charles Schwab currently has a short interest ratio of 9.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Charles Schwab?

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. 6.98% of Charles Schwab's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Charles Schwab's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Charles Schwab saw a drop in short interest during the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 80,250,000 shares, a drop of 0.3% from the previous total of 80,460,000 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 Charles Schwab's float size?

Charles Schwab currently has issued a total of 1,288,642,000 shares. Some of Charles Schwab'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. Charles Schwab currently has a public float of 1,150,000,000 shares.

How does Charles Schwab's short interest compare to its competitors?

6.98% of Charles Schwab's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "investment banking & brokerage" compare to Charles Schwab: Morgan Stanley (3.51%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc (1.21%), TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. (3.63%), E*TRADE Financial Corp (5.24%), Raymond James (2.19%), LPL Financial Holdings Inc (1.82%), Stifel Financial Corp (3.53%), Lazard Ltd (2.62%), Evercore Inc (2.46%), and BGC Partners, Inc. (5.09%).

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 ($5.17 billion), Aon PLC ($3.57 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.01 billion), Clorox Co ($2.91 billion), Charles Schwab Co. ($2.80 billion), Mercadolibre Inc ($2.33 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($2.14 billion), Kroger Co ($1.99 billion), Moderna Inc ($1.96 billion), and Simon Property Group Inc ($1.80 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Charles Schwab stock?

Short selling SCHW is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Charles Schwab as its price is falling. Charles Schwab's stock is trading up $1.26 today. To short Charles Schwab 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 Charles Schwab 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 Charles Schwab?

A short squeeze for Charles Schwab 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 SCHW, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Charles Schwab'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 SCHW, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is September, 15 2020.


This page was last updated on 9/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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