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Synchrony Financial (SYF) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$40.41
-0.88 (-2.13%)
(As of 04/12/2024 ET)

Synchrony Financial Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
10,890,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
11,700,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-6.92%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$469.58 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
2.4
Last Record Date
March 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
406,840,000 shares
Float Size
403,800,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
2.70%
Today's Trading Volume
3,244,035 shares
Average Trading Volume
4,094,190 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
79%
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SYF Short Interest Over Time

SYF Days to Cover Over Time

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Synchrony Financial Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/202410,890,000 shares $469.58 million -6.9%2.7%2.4 $43.12
3/15/202411,700,000 shares $488.88 million -6.1%2.9%2.7 $41.79
2/29/202412,460,000 shares $513.73 million -6.9%3.1%2.8 $41.23
2/15/202413,380,000 shares $533.19 million +11.7%3.3%3 $39.85
1/31/202411,980,000 shares $465.66 million +0.6%2.9%2.7 $38.87
1/15/202411,910,000 shares $437.45 million -12.8%2.9%2.6 $36.73
12/31/202313,650,000 shares $521.29 million -7.7%3.3%3.2 $38.19
12/15/202314,780,000 shares $548.63 million -15.1%3.6%3.4 $37.12
11/30/202317,400,000 shares $562.72 million +13.3%4.2%4.2 $32.34
11/15/202315,360,000 shares $457.11 million +2.7%3.7%4 $29.76
10/31/202314,960,000 shares $419.63 million +8.3%3.6%3.9 $28.05
10/15/202313,810,000 shares $398.69 million +3.7%3.3%3.8 $28.87
9/30/202313,320,000 shares $407.19 million -6.5%3.2%3.5 $30.57
9/15/202314,250,000 shares $463.41 million +6.7%3.4%3.9 $32.52
8/31/202313,350,000 shares $430.94 million -3.1%3.2%3.3 $32.28
8/15/202313,780,000 shares $461.49 million +7.2%3.3%2.9 $33.49
7/31/202312,850,000 shares $443.84 million -13.8%3.1%2.4 $34.54
7/15/202314,910,000 shares $520.36 million -22.8%3.6%2.6 $34.90
6/30/202319,310,000 shares $654.61 million +16.4%4.5%3.3 $33.90
6/15/202316,590,000 shares $554.60 million +1.9%3.9%2.8 $33.43
5/31/202316,280,000 shares $504.03 million +7.7%3.8%2.6 $30.96
5/15/202315,110,000 shares $422.63 million +12.9%3.6%2.5 $27.97
4/30/202313,390,000 shares $395.14 million -12.5%3.2%2.5 $29.51
4/15/202315,300,000 shares $455.94 million +11.7%3.6%2.7 $29.80
3/31/202313,700,000 shares $398.40 million -4.9%3.2%2.4 $29.08
3/15/202314,410,000 shares $416.45 million -8.5%3.3%2.6 $28.90
2/28/202315,750,000 shares $562.43 million +5.4%3.6%2.9 $35.71
2/15/202314,950,000 shares $545.82 million +18.8%3.4%2.8 $36.51
1/31/202312,590,000 shares $462.43 million -16.6%2.8%2.3 $36.73
1/15/202315,100,000 shares $505.40 million -2.0%3.4%2.7 $33.47
12/30/202215,400,000 shares $506.04 million -14.3%3.4%2.8 $32.86
12/15/202217,960,000 shares $603.28 million -0.2%4.0%3.2 $33.59
11/30/202218,000,000 shares $676.44 million +1.6%4.0%3.3 $37.58
11/15/202217,720,000 shares $636.50 million +9.6%4.0%3.4 $35.92
10/31/202216,170,000 shares $575.01 million -1.9%3.6%3.2 $35.56
10/15/202216,490,000 shares $518.12 million +10.1%3.4%3.3 $31.42
9/30/202214,980,000 shares $422.29 million -3.7%3.1%3 $28.19
9/15/202215,560,000 shares $507.26 million -0.6%3.3%3.1 $32.60
8/31/202215,660,000 shares $512.87 million +30.3%3.3%2.8 $32.75
8/15/202212,020,000 shares $429.72 million +2.2%2.5%2 $35.75
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SYF Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Synchrony Financial's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Synchrony Financial shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of March 31st, investors have sold 10,890,000 shares of SYF short. 2.70% of Synchrony Financial's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Synchrony Financial's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Synchrony Financial?

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. SYF shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on Synchrony Financial's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Synchrony Financial?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Synchrony Financial: Nomura Holdings Inc., Kingdon Capital Management L.L.C., GTS Securities LLC, Barclays PLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Citadel Advisors LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Nomura Holdings Inc., Capital Fund Management S.A., Muzinich & Co. Inc., PEAK6 Investments LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, IMC Chicago LLC, UBS Group AG, BNP Paribas Financial Markets, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., Capital Investment Advisory Services LLC, and Cutler Group LLC CA. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Synchrony Financial?

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. 2.70% of Synchrony Financial's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Synchrony Financial's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Synchrony Financial saw a decrease in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 10,890,000 shares, a decrease of 6.9% from the previous total of 11,700,000 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 Synchrony Financial's float size?

Synchrony Financial currently has issued a total of 406,840,000 shares. Some of Synchrony Financial'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. Synchrony Financial currently has a public float of 403,800,000 shares.

How does Synchrony Financial's short interest compare to its competitors?

2.70% of Synchrony Financial's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "finance" compare to Synchrony Financial: Mr. Cooper Group Inc. (2.36%), Coinbase Global, Inc. (6.86%), The Carlyle Group Inc. (7.70%), Brookfield Asset Management Ltd. (4.64%), AerCap Holdings (1.35%), Corebridge Financial, Inc. (7.40%), Shinhan Financial Group Co., Ltd. (0.09%), Loews Co. (1.02%), Royalty Pharma plc (3.27%), Ventas, Inc. (1.57%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: TC Energy Co. ($4.49 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.94 billion), General Motors ($3.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.32 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.21 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($3.13 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($3.08 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.28 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.24 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.14 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Synchrony Financial stock?

Short selling SYF is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Synchrony Financial as its price is falling. SYF shares are trading down $0.88 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 Synchrony Financial?

A short squeeze for Synchrony Financial 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 SYF, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Synchrony Financial'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 SYF, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2024.



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