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NYSE:SMFG

Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMFG) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$8.26
+0.05 (+0.61%)
(As of 06/9/2023 ET)
Compare
Today's Range
$8.25
$8.30
50-Day Range
$7.84
$8.61
52-Week Range
$5.39
$9.18
Volume
2.04 million shs
Average Volume
3.31 million shs
Market Capitalization
$56.81 billion
P/E Ratio
9.50
Dividend Yield
1.69%
Price Target
N/A

Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
3,050,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
3,310,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-7.85%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$26.26 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
0.9
Last Record Date
May 15, 2023
Outstanding Shares
6,873,460,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
0.05%
Today's Trading Volume
2,037,652 shares
Average Trading Volume
3,314,779 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
61%
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Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (NYSE:SMFG) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
5/15/20233,050,000 shares $26.26 million -7.9%0.1%0.9 $8.61
4/30/20233,310,000 shares $27.18 million +33.5%0.1%1 $8.21
4/15/20232,480,000 shares $20.61 million -3.5%0.0%0.7 $8.31
3/31/20232,570,000 shares $20.56 million -40.2%0.0%0.7 $8.00
3/15/20234,300,000 shares $33.07 million +121.7%0.1%1 $7.69
2/28/20231,940,000 shares $16.94 million +3.7%0.0%0.6 $8.73
2/15/20231,870,000 shares $16.55 million -42.8%0.0%0.6 $8.85
1/31/20233,270,000 shares $28.65 million -34.1%0.1%0.9 $8.76
1/15/20234,960,000 shares $44.79 million -9.7%0.1%1.5 $9.03
12/30/20225,490,000 shares $44.03 million +21.5%0.1%1.6 $8.02
12/15/20224,520,000 shares $30.42 million -9.6%0.1%1.3 $6.73
11/30/20225,000,000 shares $34 million -5.5%0.1%1.6 $6.80
11/15/20225,290,000 shares $33.86 million -8.6%0.1%1.7 $6.40
10/31/20225,790,000 shares $32.42 million -15.2%0.1%2 $5.60
10/15/20226,830,000 shares $38.38 million +62.6%0.1%2.4 $5.62
9/30/20224,200,000 shares $23.10 million +25.8%0.1%1.6 $5.50
9/15/20223,340,000 shares $20.07 million +136.9%0.1%1.3 $6.01
8/31/20221,410,000 shares $8.53 million -67.5%0.0%0.5 $6.05
8/15/20224,340,000 shares $27.21 million +52.8%0.1%1.6 $6.27
7/31/20222,840,000 shares $18.15 million -3.1%0.0%0.9 $6.39
7/15/20222,930,000 shares $17.23 million -18.8%N/A0.9 $5.88
6/30/20223,610,000 shares $21.30 million -16.8%N/A1.1 $5.90
6/15/20224,340,000 shares $25.91 million -12.2%N/A1.3 $5.97
5/31/20224,940,000 shares $30.13 million +21.7%0.1%1.6 $6.10
5/15/20224,060,000 shares $24.64 million +3.3%0.1%1.2 $6.07
4/30/20223,930,000 shares $23.54 million +1.8%0.1%1.3 $5.99
4/15/20223,860,000 shares $23.55 million +27.8%0.1%1.3 $6.10
3/31/20223,020,000 shares $18.94 million -18.2%0.0%1.1 $6.27
3/15/20223,690,000 shares $25.02 million +9.5%0.1%1.5 $6.78
2/28/20223,370,000 shares $24.03 million -4.8%0.1%1.6 $7.13
2/15/20223,540,000 shares $26.73 million +30.6%0.1%1.9 $7.55
1/31/20222,710,000 shares $19.48 million -10.6%0.0%1.5 $7.19
1/15/20223,030,000 shares $22.91 million -1.0%0.0%1.7 $7.56
12/31/20213,060,000 shares $20.78 million -17.5%0.0%1.8 $6.79
12/15/20213,710,000 shares $25.49 million +64.9%0.1%2.2 $6.87
11/30/20212,250,000 shares $14.56 million -52.4%0.0%1.5 $6.47
11/15/20214,730,000 shares $32.59 million -3.7%0.1%3.5 $6.89
10/29/20214,910,000 shares $31.82 million +8.2%0.1%3.6 $6.48
10/15/20214,540,000 shares $31.19 million +0.4%0.1%4 $6.87
9/30/20214,520,000 shares $31.69 million -7.6%0.1%3.8 $7.01













SMFG Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of May 15th, investors have sold 3,050,000 shares of SMFG short. 0.05% of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group?

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. SMFG shares currently have a short interest ratio of 1.0. Learn More on Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group: PEAK6 Investments LLC, and Simplex Trading LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group?

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. 0.05% of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group saw a drop in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,050,000 shares, a drop of 7.9% from the previous total of 3,310,000 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 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.05% of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "finance" compare to Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group: Banco Santander, S.A. (0.06%), Bank of Montreal (1.68%), ING Groep (0.11%), Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. (0.05%), Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (1.20%), Lloyds Banking Group plc (0.05%), ICICI Bank Limited (0.42%), Barclays PLC (0.23%), NatWest Group plc (0.06%), Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (0.05%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Enbridge Inc. ($4.29 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($4.17 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.07 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($2.81 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.37 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.27 billion), T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. ($1.98 billion), Verisk Analytics, Inc. ($1.94 billion), Extra Space Storage Inc. ($1.88 billion), and Xylem Inc. ($1.61 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group stock?

Short selling SMFG is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group as its price is falling. SMFG shares are trading up $0.05 today. To short a 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 a stock 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 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group?

A short squeeze for Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 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 SMFG, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group'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 SMFG, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is May, 15 2023.



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