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NYSE:SHW

The Sherwin-Williams Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$683.92
+5.26 (+0.78 %)
(As of 10/29/2020 12:14 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$674.03
Now: $683.92
$687.85
50-Day Range
$669.30
MA: $693.20
$717.60
52-Week Range
$325.43
Now: $683.92
$725.91
Volume7,705 shs
Average Volume581,373 shs
Market Capitalization$62.27 billion
P/E Ratio36.46
Dividend Yield0.80%
Beta1.14

Short Interest

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

Current Short Volume:938,200 shares
Previous Short Volume:910,600 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+3.03%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$631.85 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:2.0
Last Record Date:October, 15 2020
Outstanding Shares:92,260,000 shares
Float Size:81,470,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:1.15%
Today's Trading Volume:7,705 shares
Average Trading Volume:581,373 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-98.67%



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

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
10/15/2020938,200 $631.85 million 3.0%1.2%2.1$673.47
9/30/2020910,600 $634.85 million -3.3%1.1%2$697.18
9/15/2020941,700 $656.79 million 19.6%1.2%2.1$697.45
8/31/2020787,300 $554.04 million 19.9%1.0%1.7$703.72
8/14/2020656,800 $450.59 million -12.2%0.8%1.4$686.04
7/31/2020748,100 $502.27 million -2.3%0.9%1.4$671.40
7/15/2020765,400 $495.92 million -6.4%0.9%1.5$647.92
6/30/2020817,600 $506.93 million 12.0%1.0%1.5$620.02
6/15/2020729,900 $418.89 million 1.8%0.9%1.2$573.90
5/29/2020716,700 $406.12 million -38.7%0.9%1$566.65
5/15/20201,170,000 $694.80 million 0.9%1.4%1.5$593.85
4/30/20201,160,000 $676.12 million -10.8%1.4%1.5$582.86
4/15/20201,300,000 $726.49 million 21.5%1.6%1.7$558.84
3/31/20201,070,000 $541.48 million -14.3%1.3%1.4$506.06
3/13/20201,249,100 $614.74 million 6.8%1.5%2.3$492.15
2/28/20201,170,000 $464.14 million 8.3%1.4%2.2$396.70
2/14/20201,080,000 $589.70 million -9.2%1.3%2.2$546.02
1/31/20201,190,000 $655.23 million -7.0%1.4%2.5$550.61
1/15/20201,280,000 $738.61 million -9.2%1.6%2.7$577.04
12/31/20191,410,000 $838.72 million 9.3%1.7%3$594.84
8/15/20191,413,400 $725.72 million 0.9%1.7%2.6$513.46

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 closed out or covered. As of October 15th, traders have sold 938,200 shares of SHW short. 1.15% of The Sherwin-Williams' shares are currently sold short. View details.

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 2.0.

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. 1.15% of The Sherwin-Williams' floating shares are currently sold short.

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

The Sherwin-Williams saw a increase in short interest in the month of October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totaling 938,200 shares, an increase of 3.0% from the previous total of 910,600 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 91,050,000 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 81,470,000 shares.

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

1.15% 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. (1.04%), Celanese Co. (1.66%), RPM International Inc. (1.05%), International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (14.81%), Albemarle Co. (7.84%), Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (2.81%), NewMarket Co. (1.84%), Quaker Chemical Co. (16.75%), Balchem Co. (1.44%), and W. R. Grace & Co. (1.80%).

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 ($4.68 billion), Aon Plc ($3.70 billion), Clorox Co ($2.93 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.88 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($2.75 billion), Snap Inc. ($2.72 billion), Kroger Co ($2.21 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($1.94 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($1.93 billion), and Datadog, Inc. ($1.83 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 up $5.26 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 increases 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 October, 15 2020.


This page was last updated on 10/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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