Shopify Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$1,120.35
-22.59 (-1.98 %)
(As of 05/5/2021 05:19 PM ET)
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$1,109.85
$1,142.31
50-Day Range
$1,039.91
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$669.00
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Volume648,961 shs
Average Volume1.37 million shs
Market Capitalization$137.28 billion
P/E Ratio713.60
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Beta1.6

Short Interest

Shopify (NYSE:SHOP) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume1,520,000 shares
Previous Short Volume1,800,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-15.56%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$1.79 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover1.1
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares99,190,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted1.24%
Today's Trading Volume648,961 shares
Average Trading Volume1,369,647 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-52.62%

Short Interest Over Time


Shopify (NYSE:SHOP) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/20211,520,000 shares $1.79 billion -15.6%N/A1.1$1,179.86
3/31/20211,800,000 shares $1.89 billion +1.1%N/A1.3$1,048.68
3/15/20211,780,000 shares $2.03 billion +60.4%N/A1.3$1,140.63
2/26/20211,110,000 shares $1.38 billion -11.2%N/A0.8$1,245.10
2/12/20211,250,000 shares $1.83 billion +15.7%N/A0.9$1,463.31
1/29/20211,080,000 shares $1.21 billion -15.0%N/A0.8$1,120.57
1/15/20211,270,000 shares $1.50 billion +11.4%N/A0.9$1,178.86
12/31/20201,140,000 shares $1.33 billion +9.6%N/A0.8$1,163.00
12/15/20201,040,000 shares $1.10 billion -28.8%N/A0.7$1,059.17
11/30/20201,460,000 shares $1.51 billion -5.2%N/A0.9$1,034.39
11/15/20201,540,000 shares $1.41 billion +38.7%N/A0.9$918.30
10/30/20201,110,000 shares $1.08 billion -21.3%N/A0.6$977.00
10/15/20201,410,000 shares $1.53 billion -11.9%N/A0.7$1,082.12
9/30/20201,600,000 shares $1.64 billion +1.3%N/A0.7$1,022.97
9/15/20201,580,000 shares $1.47 billion -0.6%N/A0.7$929.39
8/31/20201,590,000 shares $1.70 billion -7.6%N/A0.6$1,066.42
8/14/20201,720,000 shares $1.70 billion +6.8%N/A0.7$987.90
7/31/20201,610,000 shares $1.65 billion -4.2%N/A0.5$1,024.00
7/15/20201,680,000 shares $1.61 billion -9.7%N/A0.5$959.45
6/30/20201,860,000 shares $1.77 billion -4.1%N/A0.5$949.20
6/15/20201,940,000 shares $1.56 billion -14.2%N/A0.5$805.47
5/29/20202,260,000 shares $1.71 billion -7.0%N/A0.6$757.80
5/15/20202,430,000 shares $1.86 billion -14.1%N/A0.6$767.00
4/30/20202,830,000 shares $1.79 billion -37.5%N/A0.8$632.29
4/15/20204,530,000 shares $2.25 billion +23.1%N/A1.4$497.17

Shopify (NYSE:SHOP) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Shopify's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Shopify shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of April 15th, investors have sold 1,520,000 shares of SHOP short.

What is a good short interest ratio for Shopify?

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. Shopify currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0.

Is Shopify's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Shopify saw a decline in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,520,000 shares, a decline of 15.6% from the previous total of 1,800,000 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 Shopify's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Shopify's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "prepackaged software" compare to Shopify: Adobe Inc. (1.11%), Oracle Co. (1.77%), salesforce.com, inc. (0.00%), SAP SE (0.23%), Intuit Inc. (0.00%), Square, Inc. (0.00%), ServiceNow, Inc. (0.00%), Activision Blizzard, Inc. (1.09%), VMware, Inc. (14.63%), and Snowflake Inc. (2.46%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Analog Devices, Inc. ($5.85 billion), Aon plc ($5.61 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.44 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.49 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($3.35 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.53 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.48 billion), Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.39 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.26 billion), and Nuance Communications, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Shopify stock?

Short selling SHOP is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Shopify as its price is falling. Shopify's stock is trading down $22.59 today. To short Shopify 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 Shopify 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 Shopify?

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

How often is Shopify'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 SHOP, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 15 2021.



This page was last updated on 5/5/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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