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Takeda Pharmaceutical Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.46 (-2.57 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $17.44
50-Day Range
MA: $18.37
52-Week Range
Now: $17.44
Volume4.13 million shs
Average Volume2.35 million shs
Market Capitalization$54.98 billion
P/E Ratio58.14
Dividend Yield3.99%

Short Interest

Takeda Pharmaceutical (NYSE:TAK) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:7,860,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:6,570,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+19.63%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$144.00 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:6.0
Last Record Date:December, 31 2020
Outstanding Shares:3,152,750,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:0.25%
Today's Trading Volume:4,126,997 shares
Average Trading Volume:2,345,775 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:75.93%

Takeda Pharmaceutical (NYSE:TAK) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
12/31/20207,860,000 $144.00 million 19.6%0.3%5.8$18.32
12/15/20207,860,000 $140.14 million 19.6%0.3%5.8$17.83
11/30/20206,570,000 $124.04 million 3.5%0.2%5.4$18.88
11/15/20206,350,000 $113.22 million 22.8%0.2%5.4$17.83
10/30/20205,170,000 $89.39 million 37.9%0.2%4.5$17.29
10/15/20203,750,000 $62.06 million 7.1%0.1%3.4$16.55
9/30/20203,500,000 $60.87 million 53.5%0.1%3.3$17.39
9/15/20202,280,000 $42.25 million -18.0%0.1%2.3$18.53
8/31/20202,780,000 $51.12 million 2.2%0.1%2.6$18.39
8/14/20202,720,000 $50.46 million -0.4%0.1%2.5$18.55
7/31/20202,730,000 $51.27 million 34.5%0.1%2.4$18.78
7/15/20202,030,000 $36.95 million -2.9%0.1%1.8$18.20
6/30/20202,090,000 $36.41 million -3.2%0.1%1.8$17.42
6/15/20202,160,000 $38.19 million 1.9%0.1%1.7$17.68
5/29/20202,120,000 $38.84 million -0.9%0.0%1.4$18.32
5/15/20202,140,000 $41.73 million 50.7%0.0%1.3$19.50
4/30/20201,420,000 $27.36 million -2.1%0.0%0.9$19.27
4/15/20201,450,000 $25.62 million -17.6%0.0%0.8$17.67
3/31/20201,760,000 $30.91 million -28.7%0.0%1$17.56
3/13/20202,470,000 $39.64 million 0.0%0.0%1.6$16.05
2/28/20202,820,000 $37.62 million 2.9%0.0%2.4$13.34
2/14/20202,740,000 $49.05 million -3.5%0.0%2.4$17.90
1/31/20202,840,000 $51.72 million -17.9%0.0%2.4$18.21
1/15/20203,460,000 $69.41 million -4.4%0.1%3$20.06
12/31/20193,620,000 $71.78 million -5.2%0.0%3.4$19.83

Takeda Pharmaceutical (NYSE:TAK) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Takeda Pharmaceutical's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Takeda Pharmaceutical shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of December 31st, investors have sold 7,860,000 shares of TAK short. 0.25% of Takeda Pharmaceutical's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Takeda Pharmaceutical?

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. Takeda Pharmaceutical currently has a short interest ratio of 6.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Takeda Pharmaceutical?

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. 0.25% of Takeda Pharmaceutical's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Takeda Pharmaceutical's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Takeda Pharmaceutical saw a increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 7,860,000 shares, an increase of 19.6% from the previous total of 6,570,000 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 Takeda Pharmaceutical's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.25% of Takeda Pharmaceutical's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "pharmaceutical preparations" compare to Takeda Pharmaceutical: Novartis AG (0.20%), Merck & Co., Inc. (0.54%), Pfizer Inc. (0.00%), Abbott Laboratories (0.00%), AbbVie Inc. (0.00%), Eli Lilly and Company (0.87%), Novo Nordisk A/S (0.23%), Bristol-Myers Squibb (0.00%), Sanofi (0.00%), and CSL Limited (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. ($5.18 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($4.71 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.45 billion), Aon Plc ($4.28 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.70 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($3.00 billion), The Clorox Company ($2.46 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.40 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.38 billion), and Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.37 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Takeda Pharmaceutical stock?

Short selling TAK is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Takeda Pharmaceutical as its price is falling. Takeda Pharmaceutical's stock is trading down $0.46 today. To short Takeda Pharmaceutical 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 Takeda Pharmaceutical 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 Takeda Pharmaceutical?

A short squeeze for Takeda Pharmaceutical 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 TAK, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Takeda Pharmaceutical'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 TAK, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is December, 31 2020.

This page was last updated on 1/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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