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The TJX Companies Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-2.02 (-3.54 %)
(As of 10/26/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $55.00
50-Day Range
MA: $55.94
52-Week Range
Now: $55.00
Volume4.14 million shs
Average Volume8.20 million shs
Market Capitalization$65.95 billion
P/E Ratio96.49
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

The TJX Companies (NYSE:TJX) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:10,770,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:11,720,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-8.11%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$618.09 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:2.0
Last Record Date:September, 30 2020
Outstanding Shares:1,210,000,000 shares
Float Size:1,200,000,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:0.90%
Today's Trading Volume:4,135,742 shares
Average Trading Volume:8,195,677 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-49.54%

The TJX Companies (NYSE:TJX) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
9/30/202010,770,000 $618.09 million -8.1%0.9%1.6$57.39
9/15/202011,720,000 $623.27 million -7.4%1.0%1.7$53.18
8/31/202012,660,000 $687.18 million 4.4%1.1%1.7$54.28
8/14/202012,130,000 $670.43 million -17.3%1.0%1.5$55.27
7/31/202014,660,000 $869.48 million 0.8%1.2%1.8$59.31
7/15/202014,540,000 $755.93 million -5.4%1.2%1.6$51.99
6/30/202015,370,000 $812.92 million -13.7%1.3%1.6$52.89
6/15/202017,810,000 $918.28 million 14.5%1.5%1.6$51.56
5/29/202015,560,000 $801.81 million 16.5%1.3%1.3$51.53
5/15/202013,360,000 $704.87 million -5.6%1.1%1.1$52.76
4/30/202014,150,000 $782.35 million 16.2%0.0%1.4$55.29
4/15/202012,180,000 $588.90 million -5.1%0.0%1.3$48.35
3/31/202012,830,000 $590.82 million -15.2%0.0%1.5$46.05
3/13/202015,125,500 $738.28 million 17.3%1.3%2.8$48.81
2/28/202012,890,000 $473.84 million 13.4%0.0%2.4$36.76
2/14/202011,370,000 $659.12 million -1.2%0.0%2.3$57.97
1/31/202011,510,000 $736.52 million -15.3%0.0%2.4$63.99
1/15/202013,590,000 $848.83 million -17.3%0.0%2.8$62.46
12/31/201916,430,000 $1.01 billion 9.0%0.0%3.4$61.19

The TJX Companies (NYSE:TJX) Short Interest FAQ

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What is The TJX Companies' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of The TJX Companies shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of September 30th, investors have sold 10,770,000 shares of TJX short. 0.90% of The TJX Companies' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for The TJX Companies?

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 TJX Companies currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for The TJX Companies?

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. 0.90% of The TJX Companies' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is The TJX Companies' short interest increasing or decreasing?

The TJX Companies saw a decline in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totaling 10,770,000 shares, a decline of 8.1% from the previous total of 11,720,000 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 The TJX Companies' float size?

The TJX Companies currently has issued a total of 1,199,061,000 shares. Some of The TJX Companies' 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 TJX Companies currently has a public float of 1,200,000,000 shares.

How does The TJX Companies' short interest compare to its competitors?

0.90% of The TJX Companies' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "apparel retail" compare to The TJX Companies: Ross Stores, Inc. (1.33%), The Gap, Inc. (14.73%), Foot Locker, Inc. (9.43%), American Eagle Outfitters (22.55%), Urban Outfitters, Inc. (13.61%), The Buckle, Inc. (24.26%), Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (16.01%), Guess', Inc. (22.28%), Zumiez Inc. (6.50%), and Shoe Carnival, Inc. (31.86%).

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 ($5.12 billion), Aon PLC ($3.76 billion), Clorox Co ($3.07 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.89 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($2.49 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.37 billion), Datadog, Inc. ($2.29 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($2.22 billion), Kroger Co ($2.20 billion), and Simon Property Group, Inc. ($1.88 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short The TJX Companies stock?

Short selling TJX is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from The TJX Companies as its price is falling. The TJX Companies' stock is trading down $2.02 today. To short The TJX Companies 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 TJX Companies 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 TJX Companies?

A short squeeze for The TJX Companies 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 TJX, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is The TJX Companies' 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 TJX, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is September, 30 2020.

This page was last updated on 10/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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