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Block (SQ) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$65.54
-0.54 (-0.82%)
(As of 05/29/2024 ET)

Block Short Interest Data

Current Short Interest
10,730,000 shares
Previous Short Interest
13,090,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-18.03%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$767.20 million
Short Interest Ratio
1.1 Days to Cover
Last Record Date
May 15, 2024
Outstanding Shares
617,040,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
1.74%
Today's Trading Volume
7,602,447 shares
Average Trading Volume
9,223,758 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
82%
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SQ Short Interest Over Time

SQ Days to Cover Over Time

SQ Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Block Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
5/15/202410,730,000 shares $767.20 million -18.0%N/A1.1 $71.50
4/30/202413,090,000 shares $955.44 million +4.0%N/A1.3 $72.99
4/15/202412,590,000 shares $925.62 million -4.5%N/A1.3 $73.52
3/31/202413,180,000 shares $1.11 billion -0.9%N/A1.3 $84.58
3/15/202413,300,000 shares $1.07 billion -9.0%N/A1.2 $80.18
2/29/202414,620,000 shares $1.16 billion -1.7%N/A1.3 $79.32
2/15/202414,870,000 shares $1.03 billion -10.8%N/A1.3 $69.48
1/31/202416,670,000 shares $1.08 billion -11.9%N/A1.5 $65.00
1/15/202418,920,000 shares $1.26 billion -3.5%N/A1.5 $66.48
12/31/202319,600,000 shares $1.52 billion -11.7%N/A1.5 $77.35
12/15/202322,200,000 shares $1.65 billion -2.8%N/A1.7 $74.14
11/30/202322,830,000 shares $1.45 billion +8.7%N/A1.7 $63.44
11/15/202321,010,000 shares $1.18 billion +17.8%N/A1.6 $56.28
10/31/202317,830,000 shares $717.66 million +0.2%N/A1.4 $40.25
10/15/202317,800,000 shares $768.43 million +10.4%N/A1.6 $43.17
9/30/202316,120,000 shares $713.47 million -14.6%N/A1.6 $44.26
9/15/202318,870,000 shares $996.90 million +12.5%N/A1.9 $52.83
8/31/202316,780,000 shares $967.37 million -2.0%N/A1.8 $57.65
8/15/202317,120,000 shares $998.70 million -8.9%N/A1.8 $58.34
7/31/202318,800,000 shares $1.51 billion -10.4%N/A1.9 $80.53
7/15/202320,990,000 shares $1.58 billion -1.6%N/A2.1 $75.46
6/30/202321,320,000 shares $1.42 billion -5.5%N/A2 $66.56
6/15/202322,550,000 shares $1.49 billion -7.0%N/A1.8 $66.21
5/31/202324,250,000 shares $1.46 billion -10.6%N/A1.6 $60.39
5/15/202327,110,000 shares $1.54 billion -2.0%N/A1.7 $56.87
4/30/202327,650,000 shares $1.68 billion -5.4%N/A1.7 $60.79
4/15/202329,230,000 shares $1.87 billion +5.4%N/A1.9 $64.04
3/31/202327,730,000 shares $1.90 billion +20.0%N/A1.7 $68.65
3/15/202323,110,000 shares $1.71 billion -11.5%N/A1.6 $74.07
2/28/202326,110,000 shares $2.00 billion +16.2%N/A2.2 $76.73
2/15/202322,470,000 shares $1.86 billion -14.5%N/A1.9 $82.69
1/31/202326,270,000 shares $2.15 billion -6.7%N/A2.2 $81.72
1/15/202328,150,000 shares $2.02 billion +10.3%N/A2.2 $71.65
12/30/202225,530,000 shares $1.60 billion -5.6%N/A2 $62.84
12/15/202227,050,000 shares $1.78 billion +6.3%N/A2 $65.89
11/30/202225,450,000 shares $1.72 billion -4.8%N/A1.8 $67.77
11/15/202226,730,000 shares $1.96 billion +3.3%N/A1.9 $73.38
10/31/202225,880,000 shares $1.55 billion -0.7%N/A1.8 $60.07
10/15/202226,070,000 shares $1.34 billion -10.3%N/A1.9 $51.51
9/30/202229,050,000 shares $1.60 billion +15.6%N/A2.1 $54.99
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9/15/202225,130,000 shares $1.74 billion -3.0%N/A1.8 $69.18
8/31/202225,910,000 shares $1.79 billion -9.9%N/A1.7 $68.91
8/15/202228,770,000 shares $2.49 billion -15.8%N/A1.8 $86.72
7/31/202234,180,000 shares $2.60 billion -11.2%N/A1.8 $76.06
7/15/202238,480,000 shares $2.54 billion -3.9%N/A2.1 $65.98
6/30/202240,060,000 shares $2.46 billion -9.6%N/A2.2 $61.46
6/15/202244,290,000 shares $2.79 billion -4.5%N/A2.3 $62.91
5/31/202246,380,000 shares $4.06 billion +2.1%N/A2.4 $87.51
5/15/202245,430,000 shares $3.82 billion +3.7%N/A2.1 $84.15
4/30/202243,800,000 shares $4.36 billion -3.4%N/A2.1 $99.54
4/15/202245,340,000 shares $5.50 billion +3.0%N/A2.2 $121.31
3/31/202244,040,000 shares $5.97 billion +2.4%N/A2.1 $135.60
3/15/202242,990,000 shares $4.43 billion -6.6%N/A2.2 $103.09
2/28/202246,010,000 shares $5.87 billion -4.8%N/A2.6 $127.50
2/15/202248,310,000 shares $5.57 billion -5.3%N/A3.1 $115.21
1/31/202251,010,000 shares $6.24 billion +21.6%N/A4.1 $122.29
1/15/202241,960,000 shares $5.59 billion -1.6%N/A4.2 $133.29
12/31/202142,650,000 shares $6.89 billion +1.7%N/A5.1 $161.51
12/15/202141,940,000 shares $7.29 billion +5.9%N/A5.2 $173.80
11/30/202139,600,000 shares $8.25 billion -4.9%N/A5.3 $208.33
11/15/202141,660,000 shares $9.71 billion +2.9%N/A6.2 $233.02
10/29/202140,480,000 shares $10.30 billion +4.2%N/A6.3 $254.50
10/15/202138,840,000 shares $9.67 billion +0.9%N/A5.2 $249.00
9/30/202138,490,000 shares $9.23 billion +5.0%N/A5 $239.84
9/15/202136,650,000 shares $9.12 billion +0.2%9.4%5 $248.80
8/31/202136,590,000 shares $9.81 billion +1.3%9.4%4.7 $268.07
8/13/202136,110,000 shares $9.67 billion +12.8%9.2%4.4 $267.88
7/30/202132,000,000 shares $7.91 billion +0.8%8.2%3.4 $247.26
7/15/202131,750,000 shares $7.47 billion -0.7%8.2%3.7 $235.16
6/30/202131,970,000 shares $7.79 billion +1.7%8.3%3.5 $243.80
6/15/202131,450,000 shares $7.16 billion +0.6%8.2%3.1 $227.75
5/28/202131,250,000 shares $6.95 billion -4.1%8.1%3.1 $222.52
5/14/202132,580,000 shares $6.42 billion +3.2%N/A2.8 $197.13
4/30/202131,580,000 shares $7.82 billion -3.7%N/A2.8 $247.76
4/15/202132,780,000 shares $8.47 billion -0.2%N/A2.9 $258.40
3/31/202132,860,000 shares $6.99 billion -1.1%N/A3 $212.83
3/15/202133,210,000 shares $8.04 billion +5.1%N/A3.1 $242.11
2/26/202131,600,000 shares $7.18 billion -1.8%N/A3 $227.11
2/12/202132,170,000 shares $8.55 billion +11.0%N/A3.3 $265.93
1/29/202128,980,000 shares $6.37 billion 0.0%N/A2.9 $219.91
1/15/202128,990,000 shares $6.75 billion +6.2%N/A3 $232.79
12/31/202027,310,000 shares $6.04 billion -4.8%N/A2.9 $221.04
12/15/202028,690,000 shares $6.19 billion +7.3%N/A3.1 $215.86
11/30/202026,740,000 shares $5.68 billion +1.8%N/A2.8 $212.52
11/15/202026,270,000 shares $4.65 billion +1.4%N/A2.7 $177.19
10/30/202025,920,000 shares $4.40 billion -0.4%N/A2.6 $169.86
10/15/202026,030,000 shares $4.88 billion +7.5%N/A2.5 $187.49
9/30/202024,210,000 shares $3.94 billion -13.4%N/A2.2 $162.55
9/15/202027,940,000 shares $4.32 billion +6.7%N/A2.2 $154.50
8/31/202026,190,000 shares $4.18 billion -1.3%N/A2 $159.56
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8/14/202026,530,000 shares $3.77 billion -2.0%N/A2 $141.96
7/31/202027,070,000 shares $3.52 billion -2.0%N/A2 $129.85
7/15/202027,610,000 shares $3.37 billion -2.5%N/A2 $122.20
6/30/202028,320,000 shares $2.97 billion -11.6%N/A1.9 $104.94
6/15/202032,020,000 shares $2.91 billion -8.0%N/A2.2 $91.00
5/29/202034,800,000 shares $2.82 billion -7.5%N/A2.2 $81.08
5/15/202037,630,000 shares $3.02 billion +1.8%N/A2.2 $80.26
4/30/202036,950,000 shares $2.41 billion +6.4%N/A2.3 $65.14
4/15/202034,740,000 shares $2.13 billion +18.2%N/A2.3 $61.38
3/31/202029,380,000 shares $1.82 billion +13.8%N/A2.1 $62.01
3/13/202025,814,700 shares $1.53 billion -14.0%N/A3 $59.21
2/28/202030,010,000 shares $1.20 billion -12.0%N/A3.5 $40.01
2/14/202034,090,000 shares $2.29 billion +1.1%N/A4.9 $67.24
1/31/202033,720,000 shares $2.58 billion +15.7%N/A4.8 $76.59
1/15/202029,140,000 shares $2.33 billion -3.7%N/A4.1 $79.88
12/31/201930,260,000 shares $2.15 billion -11.1%N/A4.4 $71.14
9/15/201934,710,000 shares $2.11 billion +4.4%10.3%3.9 $60.80
8/15/201931,853,200 shares $2.00 billion -4.5%10.7%3.6 $62.80

SQ Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Block's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Block shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of May 15th, traders have sold 10,730,000 shares of SQ short. Learn More on Block's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Block?

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. SQ shares currently have a short interest ratio of 1.0. Learn More on Block's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Block?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Block: Walleye Trading LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, CMT Capital Markets Trading GmbH, Capital Markets Trading UK LLP, PEAK6 Investments LLC, HAP Trading LLC, Texas Capital Bank Wealth Management Services Inc, Osaic Holdings Inc., Twin Tree Management LP, XR Securities LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, BNP Paribas Financial Markets, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services LLC, Nomura Holdings Inc., and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Is Block's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Block saw a decline in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 10,730,000 shares, a decline of 18.0% from the previous total of 13,090,000 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.

How does Block's short interest compare to its competitors?

Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "prepackaged software" compare to Block: ServiceNow, Inc. (1.37%), Synopsys, Inc. (2.25%), Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (1.18%), Shopify Inc. (1.66%), NetEase, Inc. (0.79%), Snowflake Inc. (2.35%), Palantir Technologies Inc. (3.49%), Autodesk, Inc. (0.98%), Atlassian Co. (1.31%), Datadog, Inc. (2.99%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.81 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.30 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.10 billion), General Motors ($2.84 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.77 billion), AppLovin Co. ($2.22 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.22 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.16 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.12 billion), and Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ($2.12 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Block stock?

Short selling SQ is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Block as its price is falling. SQ shares are trading down $0.54 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 Block?

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

How often is Block'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 SQ, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is May, 15 2024.



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