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Twitter Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.58 (-1.36%)
(As of 12/3/2021 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
26.11 million shs
Average Volume
17.03 million shs
Market Capitalization
$33.64 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield

Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
Previous Short Volume
Change Vs. Previous Month
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$1.25 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
Last Record Date
November, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares
Float Size
Short Percent of Float
Today's Trading Volume
Average Trading Volume
Today's Volume Vs. Average
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Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
11/15/202123,520,000 shares $1.25 billion -22.6%3.0%1.8 $52.95
10/29/202130,390,000 shares $1.63 billion +11.7%3.9%2.7 $53.54
10/15/202127,220,000 shares $1.71 billion +6.0%3.5%2.6 $62.77
9/30/202125,680,000 shares $1.55 billion +11.6%3.3%2.2 $60.39
9/15/202123,010,000 shares $1.42 billion +0.8%3.0%1.9 $61.84
8/31/202122,820,000 shares $1.47 billion +4.7%2.9%1.9 $64.50
8/13/202121,790,000 shares $1.41 billion -1.6%2.8%1.7 $64.82
7/30/202122,150,000 shares $1.54 billion +11.2%2.9%1.6 $69.75
7/15/202119,920,000 shares $1.36 billion -2.0%2.6%1.1 $68.07
6/30/202120,320,000 shares $1.40 billion +9.1%2.6%1.2 $68.81
6/15/202118,620,000 shares $1.12 billion -7.6%2.4%1.1 $60.23
5/28/202120,160,000 shares $1.17 billion -0.7%2.6%1.1 $58.00
5/14/202120,310,000 shares $1.02 billion -19.3%N/A1 $50.11
4/30/202125,160,000 shares $1.64 billion -11.1%N/A1.1 $65.09
4/15/202128,310,000 shares $1.97 billion +0.9%N/A1.4 $69.74
3/31/202128,060,000 shares $1.77 billion -16.7%N/A1.3 $62.99
3/15/202133,690,000 shares $2.29 billion +14.4%N/A1.6 $68.10
2/26/202129,450,000 shares $2.20 billion +24.4%N/A1.5 $74.59
2/12/202123,680,000 shares $1.62 billion +33.9%N/A1.3 $68.56
1/29/202117,690,000 shares $912.27 million -23.1%N/A1.2 $51.57
1/15/202123,010,000 shares $1.05 billion +9.2%N/A1.3 $45.79
12/31/202021,080,000 shares $1.15 billion -3.2%N/A1.2 $54.33
12/15/202021,770,000 shares $1.13 billion -12.9%N/A1.3 $52.02
11/30/202024,980,000 shares $1.16 billion -2.7%N/A1.4 $46.59
11/15/202025,670,000 shares $1.12 billion +16.3%N/A1.4 $43.48

Institutional Investors Shorting Twitter (NYSE:TWTR)

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 Twitter. 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
11/17/2021Centiva Capital LP33,9002,540-92.5%$153.00
11/16/2021BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA3,9746,102+53.5%$36.85 thousand
11/16/2021Jane Street Group LLC2,408,7001,930,600-19.8%$116.59 thousand
11/16/2021Squarepoint Ops LLC170,400286,700+68.3%$17.31 thousand
11/16/2021Two Sigma Investments LP146,000134,000-8.2%$8.09 thousand
11/16/2021Two Sigma Securities LLC55,80027,500-50.7%$1.66 thousand
11/16/2021UBS Group AG3,594,4513,675,312+2.2%$221.95 thousand
11/16/2021Verition Fund Management LLCN/A75,700N/A$4.57 thousand
11/16/2021Laurion Capital Management LPN/A38,000N/A$2.30 thousand
11/16/2021Millennium Management LLC2,095,6002,279,300+8.8%$137.65 thousand
11/16/2021Citadel Advisors LLC4,767,6005,062,900+6.2%$305.75 thousand
11/16/2021Capula Management Ltd23,60082,600+250.0%$4.99 thousand
11/16/2021Centiva Capital LP33,9002,540-92.5%$153.00
11/15/2021Point72 Hong Kong Ltd74,90024,300-67.6%$1.47 thousand
11/15/2021Royal Bank of Canada370,000370,000No Change$22.34 thousand
11/15/2021Capstone Investment Advisors LLC709,500764,000+7.7%$46.14 thousand
11/15/2021Athanor Capital LP20,00020,000No Change$1.21 thousand
11/15/2021HighTower Advisors LLCN/A100N/A$0.00
11/12/2021PEAK6 Investments LLC820,0061,043,100+27.2%$62.99 thousand
11/12/2021Wolverine Asset Management LLC140,800178,800+27.0%$10.80 thousand
11/12/2021Hsbc Holdings PLC756,2001,043,500+38.0%$63.19 thousand
11/12/2021Capital Fund Management S.A.1,366,100847,300-38.0%$51.17 thousand
11/12/2021Credit Suisse AG1,047,5001,126,700+7.6%$68.04 thousand
11/12/2021Cowen AND Company LLC18,1000-100.0%$0.00
11/12/2021WS Management Lllp230,000100,000-56.5%$6.04 thousand
11/12/2021Wolverine Trading LLC616,500557,000-9.7%$33.46 thousand
11/10/2021Goldman Sachs Group Inc.687,400303,200-55.9%$18.31 thousand
11/10/2021HAP Trading LLC51,40056,900+10.7%$200.00
11/10/2021Allianz Asset Management GmbH13,90034,000+144.6%$2.05 thousand
11/10/2021Citigroup Inc.90,00090,000No Change$5.44 thousand
11/9/2021Barclays PLC50,300428,300+751.5%$25.87 thousand
11/9/2021Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc.N/A0N/A$0.00
11/9/2021Teilinger Capital Ltd.N/A3,085N/A$3.83 thousand
11/5/2021IMC Chicago LLC1,623,0001,208,300-25.6%$72.97 thousand
11/2/2021CenterStar Asset Management LLC10,00017,000+70.0%$1.08 thousand
9/13/2021Bank of America Corp DE140,800375,100+166.4%$25.81 thousand

Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is Twitter's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Twitter shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of November 15th, traders have sold 23,520,000 shares of TWTR short. 3.02% of Twitter's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Twitter's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Twitter?

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. Twitter currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Twitter

Which institutional investors are shorting Twitter?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Twitter: Centiva Capital LP, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Jane Street Group LLC, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, Two Sigma Securities LLC, UBS Group AG, Verition Fund Management LLC, Laurion Capital Management LP, Millennium Management LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Capula Management Ltd, Centiva Capital LP, Point72 Hong Kong Ltd, Royal Bank of Canada, Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, Athanor Capital LP, HighTower Advisors LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Wolverine Asset Management LLC, Hsbc Holdings PLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., Credit Suisse AG, Cowen AND Company LLC, WS Management Lllp, Wolverine Trading LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., HAP Trading LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Citigroup Inc., Barclays PLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., Teilinger Capital Ltd., IMC Chicago LLC, CenterStar Asset Management LLC, and Bank of America Corp DE. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Twitter?

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. 3.02% of Twitter's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Twitter's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Twitter saw a decline in short interest during the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 23,520,000 shares, a decline of 22.6% from the previous total of 30,390,000 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 Twitter's float size?

Twitter currently has issued a total of 799,610,000 shares. Some of Twitter'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. Twitter currently has a public float of 778,160,000 shares.

How does Twitter's short interest compare to its competitors?

3.02% of Twitter's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "internet software & services" compare to Twitter: Facebook, Inc. (1.00%), Sea Limited (0.00%), Equinix, Inc. (REIT) (0.00%), eBay Inc. (5.82%), CoStar Group, Inc. (0.00%), VeriSign, Inc. (0.87%), Akamai Technologies, Inc. (5.95%), Opendoor Technologies Inc. (13.48%), SPS Commerce, Inc. (2.09%), and Angi Inc. (10.69%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($11.06 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($8.74 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.66 billion), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited ($5.43 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.23 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($3.46 billion), DoorDash, Inc. ($3.41 billion), Teladoc Health, Inc. ($2.84 billion), Etsy, Inc. ($2.76 billion), and Zscaler, Inc. ($2.62 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Twitter stock?

Short selling TWTR is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Twitter as its price is falling. Twitter's stock is trading down $0.58 today. To short Twitter 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 Twitter 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 Twitter?

A short squeeze for Twitter 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 TWTR, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Twitter'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 TWTR, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is November, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 12/5/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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