Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.48 (-0.40 %)
(As of 09/16/2021 02:22 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume324,386 shs
Average Volume10.33 million shs
Market Capitalization$627.62 billion
P/E Ratio32.19
Dividend Yield1.15%

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (NYSE:TSM) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume13,310,000 shares
Previous Short Volume17,150,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-22.39%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$1.58 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover1.6
Last Record DateAugust, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares5,186,080,000 shares
Short Percent of Float0.26%
Today's Trading Volume324,386 shares
Average Trading Volume10,327,365 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-96.86%

Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (NYSE:TSM) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
8/31/202113,310,000 shares $1.58 billion -22.4%0.3%1.6 $119.01
8/13/202117,150,000 shares $1.98 billion -4.4%0.3%2.2 $115.50
7/30/202117,930,000 shares $2.09 billion +8.1%0.4%2.2 $116.64
7/15/202116,590,000 shares $1.95 billion +10.9%0.3%2 $117.53
6/30/202114,960,000 shares $1.80 billion +20.7%0.3%1.7 $120.16
6/15/202112,390,000 shares $1.48 billion -7.1%0.2%1.3 $119.45
5/28/202113,340,000 shares $1.57 billion -13.0%N/A1.4 $117.36
5/14/202115,340,000 shares $1.67 billion -0.5%N/A1.4 $108.75
4/30/202115,420,000 shares $1.84 billion +4.6%N/A1.3 $119.10
4/15/202114,740,000 shares $1.78 billion +24.0%N/A1.2 $120.84
3/31/202111,890,000 shares $1.37 billion +9.1%N/A0.9 $115.07
3/15/202110,900,000 shares $1.29 billion -23.7%N/A0.9 $118.30
2/26/202114,290,000 shares $1.80 billion -5.7%N/A1.2 $126.00
2/12/202115,150,000 shares $2.11 billion +7.4%N/A1.4 $139.16
1/29/202114,110,000 shares $1.78 billion -14.1%N/A1.3 $125.83
1/15/202116,420,000 shares $2.08 billion +19.5%N/A1.6 $126.45
12/31/202013,740,000 shares $1.50 billion -30.3%N/A1.7 $108.90
12/15/202019,710,000 shares $2.04 billion +13.3%N/A2.5 $103.56
11/30/202017,400,000 shares $1.72 billion -2.3%N/A2 $98.74
11/15/202017,810,000 shares $1.66 billion +7.7%N/A2.1 $93.22
10/30/202016,540,000 shares $1.40 billion -8.1%N/A2 $84.89
10/15/202018,000,000 shares $1.59 billion +19.6%N/A1.8 $88.60
9/30/202015,050,000 shares $1.22 billion -11.3%N/A1.3 $81.07
9/15/202016,960,000 shares $1.46 billion -8.8%N/A1.5 $85.85
8/31/202018,590,000 shares $1.47 billion -7.4%N/A1.7 $79.25

Institutional Investors Shorting Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (NYSE:TSM)

This table shows institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders that have reported short positions as of their most recent reporting period. Most commonly, these investors have purchased put options on shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Reporting DateInvestor NameShares Shorted (Previous)Shares Shorted (Current)Position ChangePosition Size
9/10/2021HBK Investments L P59,70043,200-27.6%$5,191.00
8/31/2021Pathstone Family Office LLCN/A38,198N/A$4,601.00
8/18/2021Bluefin Capital Management LLC13,40014,300+6.7%$1.00
8/17/2021Walleye Trading LLC1,217,2001,908,600+56.8%$229,337.00
8/17/2021Millennium Management LLC150,000327,000+118.0%$39,292.00
8/17/2021Marathon Trading Investment Management LLC13,3006,500-51.1%$781.00
8/17/2021Pathstone Family Office LLCN/A38,198N/A$4,601.00
8/17/2021Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P.4,246,8000-100.0%$0.00
8/17/2021Balyasny Asset Management LLC50,000147,500+195.0%$17,724.00
8/17/2021Boothbay Fund Management LLC3860-100.0%$0.00
8/17/2021Citadel Advisors LLC3,586,3004,198,700+17.1%$504,516.00
8/17/2021Caas Capital Management LP110,000175,500+59.5%$21,088.00
8/16/2021SG3 Management LLC75,00055,000-26.7%$6,609.00
8/16/2021Bluefin Capital Management LLC13,40014,300+6.7%$1.00
8/16/2021Royal Bank of Canada415,600175,000-57.9%$21,028.00
8/16/2021Capital Markets Trading UK LLPN/A157,500N/A$18,925.00
8/16/2021HBK Investments L P59,70043,200-27.6%$5,191.00
8/16/2021Capula Management Ltd159,50059,200-62.9%$7,114.00
8/16/2021Goldman Sachs Group Inc.1,509,900812,700-46.2%$97,654.00
8/13/2021PEAK6 Investments LLC2,039,2001,631,200-20.0%$196,005.00
8/13/2021Laurion Capital Management LP889,1001,242,500+39.7%$149,299.00
8/13/2021DCF Advisers LLCN/A10,000N/A$1,202.00
8/13/2021Lombard Odier Asset Management USA CorpN/A50,000N/A$6,008.00
8/12/2021SG Americas Securities LLC43,30018,300-57.7%$1.00
8/12/2021Simplex Trading LLC10,4531,063,500+10,074.1%$127,790.00
8/12/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.180,000305,200+69.6%$36,673.00
8/12/2021Twin Tree Management LP1,511,9002,241,800+48.3%$269,375.00
8/12/2021Bank of Nova ScotiaN/A200,000N/A$24,032.00
8/12/2021Capital Fund Management S.A.454,600634,800+39.6%$76,278.00
8/12/2021NINE MASTS CAPITAL Ltd60,0000-100.0%$0.00
8/11/2021HAP Trading LLCN/A197,900N/A$767.00
8/11/2021Susquehanna International Group LLP9,673,1009,827,300+1.6%$1.18 million
8/10/2021Citigroup Inc.N/A58,600N/A$7,041.00
8/6/2021Wolverine Trading LLC809,0001,136,000+40.4%$136,581.00
8/6/2021HighTower Advisors LLC1,102104,900+9,419.1%$438.00
8/6/2021IMC Chicago LLC222,500390,900+75.7%$46,971.00
8/3/2021Avestar Capital LLCN/A11,000N/A$1,322.00
7/31/2021Clear Street Markets LLC325549+68.9%$6,597.00
7/31/2021Cutler Group LP135,800117,200-13.7%$97.00
7/26/2021XR Securities LLC19,10028,600+49.7%$137.00
7/21/2021CTC LLCN/A66N/A$792.00

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (NYSE:TSM) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of August 31st, traders have sold 13,310,000 shares of TSM short. 0.26% of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing?

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. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing

Which institutional investors are shorting Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing: HBK Investments L P, Pathstone Family Office LLC, Bluefin Capital Management LLC, Walleye Trading LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Marathon Trading Investment Management LLC, Pathstone Family Office LLC, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Boothbay Fund Management LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Caas Capital Management LP, SG3 Management LLC, Bluefin Capital Management LLC, Royal Bank of Canada, Capital Markets Trading UK LLP, HBK Investments L P, Capula Management Ltd, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., PEAK6 Investments LLC, Laurion Capital Management LP, DCF Advisers LLC, Lombard Odier Asset Management USA Corp, SG Americas Securities LLC, Simplex Trading LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Twin Tree Management LP, Bank of Nova Scotia, Capital Fund Management S.A., NINE MASTS CAPITAL Ltd, HAP Trading LLC, Susquehanna International Group LLP, Citigroup Inc., Wolverine Trading LLC, HighTower Advisors LLC, IMC Chicago LLC, Avestar Capital LLC, Clear Street Markets LLC, Cutler Group LP, XR Securities LLC, and CTC LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing?

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. 0.26% of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing saw a drop in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 13,310,000 shares, a drop of 22.4% from the previous total of 17,150,000 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 Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.26% of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "computer and technology" compare to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing: Apple Inc. (0.00%), Microsoft Co. (0.62%), Alphabet Inc. (0.87%), Alphabet Inc. (1.00%), Facebook, Inc. (1.16%), Tencent Holdings Limited (0.00%), NVIDIA Co. (0.00%), ASML Holding (0.21%), PayPal Holdings, Inc. (0.00%), and Adobe Inc. (0.99%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Square, Inc. ($9.81 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($7.52 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($7.18 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($6.21 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.60 billion), Zoom Video Communications, Inc. ($3.23 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($3.11 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($2.74 billion), Teladoc Health, Inc. ($2.52 billion), and Etsy, Inc. ($2.16 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing stock?

Short selling TSM is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing as its price is falling. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing's stock is trading down $0.48 today. To short Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing 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 Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing 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 Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing?

A short squeeze for Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing 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 TSM, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing'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 TSM, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is August, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 9/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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