The Sherwin-Williams Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-1.18 (-0.39 %)
(As of 09/16/2021 02:16 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume23,808 shs
Average Volume1.26 million shs
Market Capitalization$78.52 billion
P/E Ratio37.42
Dividend Yield0.74%

The Sherwin-Williams (NYSE:SHW) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume2,670,000 shares
Previous Short Volume3,090,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-13.59%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$810.80 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover2.6
Last Record DateAugust, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares263,302,000 shares
Float Size245,020,000 shares
Short Percent of Float1.09%
Today's Trading Volume23,808 shares
Average Trading Volume1,261,538 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-98.11%

Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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The Sherwin-Williams (NYSE:SHW) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
8/31/20212,670,000 shares $810.80 million -13.6%1.1%2.6 $303.67
8/13/20213,090,000 shares $944.49 million -5.2%1.3%2.9 $305.66
7/30/20213,260,000 shares $948.76 million +5.2%1.3%2.9 $291.03
7/15/20213,100,000 shares $865.27 million -10.9%1.3%2.7 $279.12
6/30/20213,480,000 shares $948.13 million +12.6%1.4%3 $272.45
6/15/20213,090,000 shares $839.31 million -27.0%1.3%2.5 $271.62
5/28/20214,230,000 shares $1.20 billion +21.6%1.7%3.3 $283.53
5/14/20213,480,000 shares $994.62 million +2.1%N/A2.4 $285.81
4/30/20213,410,000 shares $932.43 million -24.9%N/A2.3 $273.44
4/15/20214,540,000 shares $1.16 billion +257.5%N/A3 $255.05
3/31/20211,270,000 shares $315.90 million No ChangeN/A0.8 $248.74
3/15/20211,270,000 shares $299.78 million +4.1%1.6%2.6 $236.04
2/26/20211,220,000 shares $273.76 million +11.9%1.5%2.5 $224.39
2/12/20211,090,000 shares $261.34 million +7.9%1.4%2.3 $239.76
1/29/20211,010,000 shares $239.72 million -1.9%1.2%2.2 $237.35
1/15/20211,030,000 shares $246.78 million -14.2%1.3%2.2 $239.59
12/31/20201,200,000 shares $290.85 million -4.8%1.5%2.6 $242.38
12/15/20201,260,000 shares $301.92 million +24.8%1.6%2.6 $239.62
11/30/20201,010,000 shares $247.72 million +2.3%1.2%2 $245.27
11/15/2020987,000 shares $238.95 million +15.5%1.2%2.1 $242.09
10/30/2020854,900 shares $197.22 million -8.9%1.1%1.8 $230.70
10/15/2020938,200 shares $217.03 million +3.0%1.2%2.1 $231.33
9/30/2020910,600 shares $211.48 million -3.3%1.1%2 $232.25
9/15/2020941,700 shares $224.83 million +19.6%1.2%2.1 $238.75
8/31/2020787,300 shares $176.11 million +19.9%1.0%1.7 $223.68

Institutional Investors Shorting The Sherwin-Williams (NYSE:SHW)

This table shows institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders that have reported short positions as of their most recent reporting period. Most commonly, these investors have purchased put options on shares of The Sherwin-Williams. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Reporting DateInvestor NameShares Shorted (Previous)Shares Shorted (Current)Position ChangePosition Size
9/13/2021Bank of America Corp DE4,70014,500+208.5%$3,951.00
8/31/2021Pathstone Family Office LLCN/A9,359N/A$2,550.00
8/17/2021Walleye Trading LLC80017,800+2,125.0%$4,850.00
8/17/2021Logan Capital Management Inc.N/A80,854N/A$22,029.00
8/17/2021Millennium Management LLC18,90056,700+200.0%$15,448.00
8/17/2021Pathstone Family Office LLCN/A9,359N/A$2,550.00
8/17/2021Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P.16,2000-100.0%$0.00
8/17/2021Citadel Advisors LLC128,900303,600+135.5%$82,716.00
8/16/2021Squarepoint Ops LLC1,3003,900+200.0%$1,063.00
8/16/2021Bank of America Corp DE4,70014,500+208.5%$3,951.00
8/16/2021Maven Securities LTD1,8002,500+38.9%$681.00
8/16/2021Goldman Sachs Group Inc.N/A1,500N/A$409.00
8/16/2021Allianz Asset Management GmbH1,1005,900+436.4%$1,607.00
8/13/2021PEAK6 Investments LLCN/A1,000N/A$272.00
8/13/2021SpiderRock Advisors LLC2,2006,900+213.6%$1,437.00
8/12/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.5,90017,700+200.0%$4,822.00
8/12/2021Simplex Trading LLC18348,800+26,566.7%$13,295.00
8/12/2021Capital Fund Management S.A.N/A56,600N/A$15,421.00
8/11/2021Susquehanna International Group LLP289,700602,600+108.0%$164,178.00
8/10/2021Group One Trading L.P.2,4005,100+112.5%$1,390.00
8/10/2021BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA1,1813,823+223.7%$104,158.00
8/10/2021Citigroup Inc.23,00069,000+200.0%$18,799.00
8/6/2021Wolverine Trading LLC31,00074,700+141.0%$20,377.00
8/2/2021Mint Tower Capital Management B.V.N/A3,000N/A$817.00
7/31/2021MAI Capital Management1,0001,100+10.0%$300.00

The Sherwin-Williams (NYSE:SHW) Short Interest FAQ

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What is The Sherwin-Williams' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of The Sherwin-Williams shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of August 31st, traders have sold 2,670,000 shares of SHW short. 1.09% of The Sherwin-Williams' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on The Sherwin-Williams' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for The Sherwin-Williams?

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. The Sherwin-Williams currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for The Sherwin-Williams

Which institutional investors are shorting The Sherwin-Williams?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of The Sherwin-Williams: Bank of America Corp DE, Pathstone Family Office LLC, Walleye Trading LLC, Logan Capital Management Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Pathstone Family Office LLC, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Citadel Advisors LLC, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Maven Securities LTD, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, PEAK6 Investments LLC, SpiderRock Advisors LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Simplex Trading LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., Susquehanna International Group LLP, Group One Trading L.P., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Citigroup Inc., Wolverine Trading LLC, Mint Tower Capital Management B.V., and MAI Capital Management. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for The Sherwin-Williams?

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. 1.09% of The Sherwin-Williams' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is The Sherwin-Williams' short interest increasing or decreasing?

The Sherwin-Williams saw a drop in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,670,000 shares, a drop of 13.6% from the previous total of 3,090,000 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 The Sherwin-Williams' float size?

The Sherwin-Williams currently has issued a total of 263,302,000 shares. Some of The Sherwin-Williams' 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. The Sherwin-Williams currently has a public float of 245,020,000 shares.

How does The Sherwin-Williams' short interest compare to its competitors?

1.09% of The Sherwin-Williams' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "specialty chemicals" compare to The Sherwin-Williams: Ecolab Inc. (0.98%), International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (2.74%), Albemarle Co. (2.08%), Celanese Co. (1.16%), RPM International Inc. (1.41%), Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (3.44%), W. R. Grace & Co. (5.65%), Balchem Co. (1.66%), Quaker Chemical Co. (10.09%), and Sensient Technologies Co. (1.70%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Square, Inc. ($9.81 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($7.52 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($7.18 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($6.21 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.60 billion), Zoom Video Communications, Inc. ($3.23 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($3.11 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($2.74 billion), Teladoc Health, Inc. ($2.52 billion), and Etsy, Inc. ($2.16 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short The Sherwin-Williams stock?

Short selling SHW is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from The Sherwin-Williams as its price is falling. The Sherwin-Williams' stock is trading down $1.18 today. To short The Sherwin-Williams 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 The Sherwin-Williams 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 The Sherwin-Williams?

A short squeeze for The Sherwin-Williams 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 SHW, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is The Sherwin-Williams' 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 SHW, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is August, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 9/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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