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Thermo Fisher Scientific Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+9.48 (+2.11 %)
(As of 03/1/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $459.56
50-Day Range
MA: $495.03
52-Week Range
Now: $459.56
Volume1.30 million shs
Average Volume1.80 million shs
Market Capitalization$182.14 billion
P/E Ratio37.67
Dividend Yield0.20%

Short Interest

Thermo Fisher Scientific (NYSE:TMO) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume2,850,000 shares
Previous Short Volume2,950,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-3.39%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$1.28 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover1.6
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares399,980,000 shares
Float Size395,560,000 shares
Short Percent of Float0.72%
Today's Trading Volume1,300,932 shares
Average Trading Volume1,799,656 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-27.71%

Short Interest Over Time

Thermo Fisher Scientific (NYSE:TMO) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/20212,850,000 shares $1.28 billion -3.4%0.7%1.6 $450.08
1/29/20212,950,000 shares $1.43 billion +17.5%0.8%1.6 $484.88
1/15/20212,510,000 shares $1.25 billion -9.1%0.6%1.4 $496.48
12/31/20202,350,000 shares $1.21 billion -6.0%0.6%1.5 $513.35
12/15/20202,350,000 shares $1.12 billion -6.0%0.6%1.5 $477.72
11/30/20202,500,000 shares $1.16 billion +7.8%0.6%1.6 $465.50
11/15/20202,320,000 shares $1.08 billion -2.5%0.6%1.5 $464.98
10/30/20202,380,000 shares $1.16 billion +7.7%0.6%1.7 $488.59
10/15/20202,210,000 shares $1.08 billion -6.8%0.6%1.8 $489.30
9/30/20202,370,000 shares $1.11 billion -23.1%0.6%1.9 $467.53
9/15/20203,080,000 shares $1.30 billion +21.7%0.8%2.4 $422.29
8/31/20202,530,000 shares $1.08 billion -3.4%0.6%1.9 $427.50
8/14/20202,620,000 shares $1.14 billion -14.1%0.7%2 $433.73
7/31/20203,050,000 shares $1.28 billion -2.2%0.8%2.2 $418.99
7/15/20203,120,000 shares $1.29 billion +4.0%0.8%2.1 $413.95
6/30/20203,000,000 shares $1.22 billion -18.0%0.8%1.9 $406.38
6/15/20203,660,000 shares $1.32 billion +6.1%0.9%2.1 $361.46
5/29/20203,450,000 shares $1.20 billion -1.7%0.9%1.6 $347.96
5/15/20203,510,000 shares $1.23 billion +5.1%0.9%1.5 $349.19
4/30/20203,340,000 shares $1.13 billion -4.6%0.9%1.4 $337.35
4/15/20203,500,000 shares $1.19 billion -7.7%0.9%1.5 $340.39
3/31/20203,790,000 shares $1.25 billion -16.2%1.0%1.7 $328.70
3/13/20204,525,000 shares $1.44 billion +9.8%1.1%2.8 $317.38
2/28/20204,120,000 shares $1.05 billion +7.0%1.0%2.6 $255.30
2/14/20203,850,000 shares $1.18 billion +40.5%N/A2.8 $307.70

Thermo Fisher Scientific (NYSE:TMO) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Thermo Fisher Scientific's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Thermo Fisher Scientific shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of February 12th, investors have sold 2,850,000 shares of TMO short. 0.72% of Thermo Fisher Scientific's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Thermo Fisher Scientific?

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. Thermo Fisher Scientific currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Thermo Fisher Scientific?

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. 0.72% of Thermo Fisher Scientific's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Thermo Fisher Scientific's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Thermo Fisher Scientific saw a decrease in short interest during the month of February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 2,850,000 shares, a decrease of 3.4% from the previous total of 2,950,000 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 Thermo Fisher Scientific's float size?

Thermo Fisher Scientific currently has issued a total of 396,335,000 shares. Some of Thermo Fisher Scientific'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. Thermo Fisher Scientific currently has a public float of 395,560,000 shares.

How does Thermo Fisher Scientific's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.72% of Thermo Fisher Scientific's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "life sciences tools & services" compare to Thermo Fisher Scientific: Illumina, Inc. (2.61%), Agilent Technologies, Inc. (0.77%), Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (1.57%), Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (2.92%), Waters Co. (1.72%), PerkinElmer, Inc. (0.00%), Bio-Techne Co. (0.00%), Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (0.00%), Bruker Co. (1.32%), and Pacific Biosciences of California, 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: ViacomCBS Inc. ($6.50 billion), Aon Plc ($5.58 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.30 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.97 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.80 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.84 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.40 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.35 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.07 billion), and The Kroger Co. ($2.00 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Thermo Fisher Scientific stock?

Short selling TMO is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Thermo Fisher Scientific as its price is falling. Thermo Fisher Scientific's stock is trading up $9.48 today. To short Thermo Fisher Scientific 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 Thermo Fisher Scientific 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 Thermo Fisher Scientific?

A short squeeze for Thermo Fisher Scientific 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 TMO, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Thermo Fisher Scientific'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 TMO, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.

This page was last updated on 3/2/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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