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NYSE:SHAK

Shake Shack Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$125.33
+4.47 (+3.70 %)
(As of 02/24/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$119.65
Now: $125.33
$125.75
50-Day Range
$85.92
MA: $112.86
$130.76
52-Week Range
$30.01
Now: $125.33
$138.38
Volume505,236 shs
Average Volume963,968 shs
Market Capitalization$5.19 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.78

Short Interest

Shake Shack (NYSE:SHAK) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:4,450,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:5,350,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-16.82%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$575.07 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:5.0
Last Record Date:January, 29 2021
Outstanding Shares:29,700,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted:10.74%
Today's Trading Volume:505,236 shares
Average Trading Volume:963,968 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-47.59%


Shake Shack (NYSE:SHAK) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/29/20214,450,000 shares $575.07 million -16.8%N/A5.2 $129.23
1/15/20215,350,000 shares $621.35 million +1.3%N/A6.1 $116.14
12/31/20205,830,000 shares $529.77 million -4.6%N/A7.2 $90.87
12/15/20205,830,000 shares $500.91 million -4.6%N/A7.2 $85.92
11/30/20206,110,000 shares $551.79 million +0.3%N/A6.8 $90.31
11/15/20206,090,000 shares $497.31 million -2.6%N/A6.1 $81.66
10/30/20206,250,000 shares $494.13 million -9.4%N/A5.7 $79.06
10/15/20206,900,000 shares $490.18 million -6.1%N/A5.7 $71.04
9/30/20207,350,000 shares $532.58 million -3.9%N/A5.8 $72.46
9/15/20207,650,000 shares $506.81 million -4.0%N/A5.6 $66.25
8/31/20207,970,000 shares $537.50 million +3.6%N/A5.6 $67.44
8/14/20207,690,000 shares $525.07 million -6.9%N/A5.3 $68.28
7/31/20208,260,000 shares $448.93 million -4.2%N/A5.7 $54.35
7/15/20208,620,000 shares $418.50 million -6.5%N/A5.7 $48.55
6/30/20209,220,000 shares $477.87 million +10.4%N/A5.1 $51.83
6/15/20208,350,000 shares $445.47 million -3.2%N/A4.3 $53.35
5/29/20208,630,000 shares $449.36 million +4.2%N/A4 $52.07
5/15/20208,280,000 shares $459.95 million -3.7%N/A3.5 $55.55
4/30/20208,600,000 shares $489.08 million -1.8%N/A3.5 $56.87
4/15/20208,760,000 shares $455.61 million -5.8%N/A3.8 $52.01
3/31/20209,300,000 shares $459.14 million +4.6%N/A3.8 $49.37
3/13/20208,891,700 shares $396.04 million +31.3%30.0%4.6 $44.54
2/28/20206,770,000 shares $242.98 million +15.3%N/A3.5 $35.89
2/14/20205,870,000 shares $284.58 million -0.3%N/A3.3 $48.48
1/31/20205,890,000 shares $369.95 million +10.5%N/A3.5 $62.81

Shake Shack (NYSE:SHAK) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Shake Shack's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Shake Shack shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of January 29th, traders have sold 4,450,000 shares of SHAK short.

What is a good short interest ratio for Shake Shack?

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. Shake Shack currently has a short interest ratio of 5.0.

Is Shake Shack's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Shake Shack saw a decline in short interest during the month of January. As of January 29th, there was short interest totaling 4,450,000 shares, a decline of 16.8% from the previous total of 5,350,000 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 Shake Shack's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Shake Shack's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "retail/wholesale" compare to Shake Shack: CarMax, Inc. (4.32%), Tractor Supply (3.75%), Ulta Beauty, Inc. (4.41%), Restaurant Brands International Inc. (2.61%), Burlington Stores, Inc. (3.18%), Darden Restaurants, Inc. (0.00%), MonotaRO Co., Ltd. (0.00%), Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited (0.00%), NEXT plc (0.00%), and Carrefour SA (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 ($5.34 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 Shake Shack stock?

Short selling SHAK is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Shake Shack as its price is falling. Shake Shack's stock is trading up $4.47 today. To short Shake Shack 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 Shake Shack 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 Shake Shack?

A short squeeze for Shake Shack 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 SHAK, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Shake Shack'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 SHAK, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 29 2021.



This page was last updated on 2/24/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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