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United Microelectronics (UMC) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$7.54
-0.04 (-0.53%)
(As of 02/28/2024 ET)

United Microelectronics Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
57,410,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
57,440,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-0.05%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$448.09 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
8.4
Last Record Date
February 15, 2024
Outstanding Shares
2,500,950,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
2.30%
Today's Trading Volume
4,700,040 shares
Average Trading Volume
6,475,258 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
73%
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United Microelectronics Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/15/202457,410,000 shares $448.09 million -0.1%N/A8.4 $7.81
1/31/202457,440,000 shares $441.71 million -5.0%N/A8.5 $7.69
1/15/202460,450,000 shares $480.58 million +0.2%N/A9.1 $7.95
12/31/202360,360,000 shares $510.65 million -5.4%N/A9.5 $8.46
12/15/202363,820,000 shares $516.94 million +0.7%N/A10.2 $8.10
11/30/202363,380,000 shares $493.73 million -3.5%N/A10.4 $7.79
11/15/202365,690,000 shares $501.21 million +6.2%N/A10.6 $7.63
10/31/202361,860,000 shares $440.75 million +2.8%N/A10.2 $7.13
10/15/202360,150,000 shares $427.07 million +2.7%N/A10.3 $7.10
9/30/202358,600,000 shares $413.72 million +15.5%N/A10 $7.06
9/15/202350,760,000 shares $370.04 million +1.8%N/A8.6 $7.29
8/31/202349,850,000 shares $357.18 million +3.4%N/A8.4 $7.17
8/15/202348,230,000 shares $334.96 million +5.9%N/A7.6 $6.95
7/31/202345,560,000 shares $342.16 million +3.2%N/A7.1 $7.51
7/15/202344,160,000 shares $344.89 million -3.0%N/A6.7 $7.81
6/30/202345,510,000 shares $359.07 million -7.9%N/A7.2 $7.89
6/15/202349,400,000 shares $440.90 million -8.3%N/A7.7 $8.93
5/31/202353,880,000 shares $445.32 million +5.6%N/A8 $8.27
5/15/202351,020,000 shares $402.55 million +4.7%N/A8 $7.89
4/30/202348,710,000 shares $391.14 million -2.6%N/A7.3 $8.03
4/15/202350,020,000 shares $418.67 million -2.3%N/A7 $8.37
3/31/202351,220,000 shares $448.69 million -6.6%N/A6.9 $8.76
3/15/202354,810,000 shares $456.02 million +0.8%N/A7.2 $8.32
2/28/202354,390,000 shares $442.19 million +5.6%N/A7.2 $8.13
2/15/202351,530,000 shares $424.61 million -3.3%N/A6.6 $8.24
1/31/202353,280,000 shares $433.17 million +2.2%N/A6.1 $8.13
1/15/202352,160,000 shares $391.20 million +3.2%N/A5.7 $7.50
12/30/202250,560,000 shares $330.16 million +2.4%N/A5.1 $6.53
12/15/202249,390,000 shares $345.73 million -1.0%N/A4.9 $7.00
11/30/202249,880,000 shares $376.10 million -1.7%N/A5 $7.54
11/15/202250,730,000 shares $384.53 million -12.1%N/A5.1 $7.58
10/31/202257,720,000 shares $342.28 million +12.8%N/A6.2 $5.93
10/15/202251,190,000 shares $297.93 million -2.3%N/A5.9 $5.82
9/30/202252,410,000 shares $291.92 million +5.9%N/A6.4 $5.57
9/15/202249,510,000 shares $314.39 million -3.8%N/A5.9 $6.35
8/31/202251,460,000 shares $341.18 million +2.8%N/A6 $6.63
8/15/202250,040,000 shares $363.79 million -17.0%N/A5.8 $7.27
7/31/202260,290,000 shares $411.18 million +5.4%N/A6.8 $6.82
7/15/202257,220,000 shares $383.37 million +6.6%N/A6.3 $6.70
6/30/202253,670,000 shares $363.35 million +1.3%N/A6 $6.77













UMC Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is United Microelectronics' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of United Microelectronics shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of February 15th, investors have sold 57,410,000 shares of UMC short. Learn More on United Microelectronics' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for United Microelectronics?

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. UMC shares currently have a short interest ratio of 8.0. Learn More on United Microelectronics's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting United Microelectronics?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of United Microelectronics: Governors Lane LP, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Governors Lane LP, Citadel Advisors LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, and Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Is United Microelectronics' short interest increasing or decreasing?

United Microelectronics saw a decrease in short interest during the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 57,410,000 shares, a decrease of 0.1% from the previous total of 57,440,000 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 United Microelectronics' short interest compare to its competitors?

Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "computer and technology" compare to United Microelectronics: ASE Technology Holding Co., Ltd. (0.43%), Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (3.03%), Qorvo, Inc. (2.54%), Lattice Semiconductor Co. (9.58%), GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. (14.03%), Amkor Technology, Inc. (1.59%), Rambus Inc. (2.88%), MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. (5.25%), Allegro MicroSystems, Inc. (9.18%), Cirrus Logic, Inc. (1.19%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($5.32 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($4.38 billion), General Motors ($3.76 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.08 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($2.65 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.62 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.52 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.19 billion), Rivian Automotive, Inc. ($1.84 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($1.78 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short United Microelectronics stock?

Short selling UMC is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from United Microelectronics as its price is falling. UMC shares are trading down $0.04 today. To short a 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 a stock 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 United Microelectronics?

A short squeeze for United Microelectronics 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 UMC, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is United Microelectronics' 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 UMC, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 15 2024.



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This page (NYSE:UMC) was last updated on 2/29/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff