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NYSE:SMG

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$170.57
+0.08 (+0.05 %)
(As of 11/24/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$169.13
Now: $170.57
$172.49
50-Day Range
$150.05
MA: $162.21
$176.47
52-Week Range
$76.50
Now: $170.57
$179.97
Volume189,608 shs
Average Volume425,887 shs
Market Capitalization$9.51 billion
P/E Ratio29.92
Dividend Yield1.45%
Beta1.08

Short Interest

The Scotts Miracle-Gro (NYSE:SMG) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:921,400 shares
Previous Short Volume:904,900 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+1.82%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$153.32 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:3.0
Last Record Date:October, 30 2020
Outstanding Shares:55,470,000 shares
Float Size:40,540,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:2.27%
Today's Trading Volume:189,608 shares
Average Trading Volume:425,887 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-55.48%



The Scotts Miracle-Gro (NYSE:SMG) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
10/30/2020921,400 $153.32 million 1.8%2.3%2.6$166.40
10/15/2020904,900 $140.43 million 0.3%2.2%2.4$155.19
9/30/2020901,900 $149.10 million 20.2%2.2%2.4$165.32
9/15/2020750,300 $111.91 million -20.5%1.9%2$149.15
8/31/2020943,400 $153.18 million -9.3%2.3%2.5$162.37
8/14/20201,040,000 $176.88 million 0.0%2.6%2.5$170.08
7/31/20201,040,000 $173.40 million 0.0%2.6%2.4$166.73
7/15/20201,040,000 $164.91 million -9.6%2.6%2.4$158.57
6/30/20201,150,000 $167.95 million 35.7%2.9%2.5$146.04
6/15/2020847,600 $113.07 million -0.3%2.1%1.7$133.40
5/29/2020850,000 $110.14 million -10.8%2.1%1.6$129.58
5/15/2020953,000 $135.87 million -17.8%2.4%1.7$142.57
4/30/20201,160,000 $161.38 million -5.7%2.9%2.2$139.12
4/15/20201,230,000 $169.59 million 13.9%3.1%2.4$137.88
3/31/20201,080,000 $134.79 million -31.3%2.7%2.1$124.81
3/13/20201,571,200 $174.89 million -1.8%3.9%4$111.31
2/28/20201,600,000 $124.18 million -7.5%4.0%4$77.61
2/14/20201,730,000 $194.57 million -21.4%4.3%4.8$112.47
1/31/20202,200,000 $253.51 million -10.2%5.5%5.8$115.23
1/15/20202,450,000 $294.39 million -15.5%6.1%6.5$120.16
12/31/20192,900,000 $315.06 million -19.2%7.3%7.9$108.64
8/15/20193,060,100 $321.28 million -5.0%7.8%6.4$104.99

The Scotts Miracle-Gro (NYSE:SMG) Short Interest FAQ

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What is The Scotts Miracle-Gro's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of The Scotts Miracle-Gro shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of October 30th, traders have sold 921,400 shares of SMG short. 2.27% of The Scotts Miracle-Gro's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for The Scotts Miracle-Gro?

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 Scotts Miracle-Gro currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for The Scotts Miracle-Gro?

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. 2.27% of The Scotts Miracle-Gro's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is The Scotts Miracle-Gro's short interest increasing or decreasing?

The Scotts Miracle-Gro saw a increase in short interest in the month of October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 921,400 shares, an increase of 1.8% from the previous total of 904,900 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 Scotts Miracle-Gro's float size?

The Scotts Miracle-Gro currently has issued a total of 55,769,000 shares. Some of The Scotts Miracle-Gro's 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 Scotts Miracle-Gro currently has a public float of 40,540,000 shares.

How does The Scotts Miracle-Gro's short interest compare to its competitors?

2.27% of The Scotts Miracle-Gro's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "agricultural chemicals" compare to The Scotts Miracle-Gro: Nutrien Ltd. (0.71%), The Mosaic Company (2.58%), CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (2.22%), ICL Group Ltd (0.09%), CVR Partners, LP (0.10%), American Vanguard Co. (1.47%), Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (2.06%), Calyxt, Inc. (3.25%), Evogene Ltd. (1.16%), and China Green Agriculture, Inc. (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: Charter Communications, Inc. ($4.66 billion), Aon Plc ($3.83 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($3.33 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.13 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.05 billion), The Clorox Company ($2.85 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($2.80 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.26 billion), Simon Property Group, Inc. ($2.02 billion), and International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. ($1.96 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short The Scotts Miracle-Gro stock?

Short selling SMG is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from The Scotts Miracle-Gro as its price is falling. The Scotts Miracle-Gro's stock is trading up $0.08 today. To short The Scotts Miracle-Gro 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 Scotts Miracle-Gro 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 Scotts Miracle-Gro?

A short squeeze for The Scotts Miracle-Gro 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 SMG, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is The Scotts Miracle-Gro'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 SMG, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is October, 30 2020.


This page was last updated on 11/24/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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