Unilever Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

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(As of 11/27/2020)
Today's Range
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Volume3.59 million shs
Average Volume2.01 million shs
Market Capitalization$103.74 billion
P/E Ratio21.15
Dividend Yield3.01%

Unilever (NYSE:UN) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume1,520,000 shares
Previous Short Volume1,110,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+36.94%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$87.20 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover1.2
Last Record DateOctober, 30 2020
Outstanding Shares1,714,730,000 shares
Float Size1,450,000,000 shares
Short Percent of Float0.10%
Today's Trading Volume3,587,433 shares
Average Trading Volume2,010,867 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average78.40%

Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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Unilever (NYSE:UN) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
10/30/20201,520,000 shares $87.20 million +36.9%0.1%1.2 $57.37
10/15/20201,110,000 shares $69.09 million -2.6%0.1%0.9 $62.24
9/30/20201,140,000 shares $68.86 million No Change0.1%0.8 $60.40
9/15/20201,140,000 shares $70.08 million +34.8%0.1%0.8 $61.47
8/31/2020845,600 shares $49.04 million -9.3%0.1%0.5 $58.00
8/14/2020932,000 shares $54.25 million -28.3%0.1%0.5 $58.21
7/31/20201,300,000 shares $76.74 million +47.5%0.1%0.7 $59.03
7/15/2020881,200 shares $47.01 million -19.9%0.1%0.4 $53.35
6/30/20201,100,000 shares $58.60 million +10.9%0.1%0.5 $53.27
6/15/2020991,900 shares $53.04 million +103.5%0.1%0.4 $53.47
5/29/2020487,500 shares $25.12 million +6.0%0.0%0.2 $51.52
5/15/2020459,900 shares $22.21 million -21.5%0.0%0.1 $48.29
4/30/2020585,500 shares $28.94 million +35.3%0.0%0.2 $49.42
4/15/2020432,900 shares $21.60 million -59.9%0.0%0.2 $49.90
3/31/20201,080,000 shares $52.69 million -50.9%0.1%0.4 $48.79
3/13/20202,199,300 shares $106.60 million +52.7%0.2%1.3 $48.47
2/28/20201,440,000 shares $75.97 million -8.9%0.1%0.8 $52.76
2/14/20201,580,000 shares $94.37 million -16.8%0.1%1.1 $59.73
1/31/20201,900,000 shares $110.73 million +4.4%0.1%1.4 $58.28
1/15/20201,820,000 shares $102.65 million +32.9%0.1%1.4 $56.40
12/31/20191,370,000 shares $78.72 million -34.8%0.1%1.1 $57.46
8/15/20191,799,200 shares $104.77 million +7.5%0.1%1.8 $58.23

Unilever (NYSE:UN) Short Interest FAQ

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Unilever (NYSE:UN) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is Unilever's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Unilever shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of October 30th, investors have sold 1,520,000 shares of UN short. 0.10% of Unilever's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Unilever's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Unilever?

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. Unilever currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Unilever

What is a good short interest percentage for Unilever?

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. 0.10% of Unilever's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Unilever's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Unilever saw a increase in short interest during the month of October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,520,000 shares, an increase of 36.9% from the previous total of 1,110,000 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 Unilever's float size?

Unilever currently has issued a total of 1,714,730,000 shares. Some of Unilever'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. Unilever currently has a public float of 1,450,000,000 shares.

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

0.10% of Unilever's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "consumer staples" compare to Unilever: The Procter & Gamble Company (0.56%), Nestlé S.A. (0.00%), L'Oréal S.A. (0.00%), The Coca-Cola Company (0.57%), Philip Morris International Inc. (0.47%), Unilever PLC (0.18%), Diageo plc (0.10%), Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (0.00%), The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (0.00%), and Coca-Cola FEMSA, S.A.B. de C.V. (0.29%).

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. ($4.15 billion), Aon plc ($3.50 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.18 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.92 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($2.90 billion), The Clorox Company ($2.87 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($2.01 billion), The Kroger Co. ($1.86 billion), International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. ($1.80 billion), and Moderna, Inc. ($1.80 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Unilever stock?

Short selling UN is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Unilever as its price is falling. To short Unilever 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 Unilever 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 Unilever?

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

How often is Unilever'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 UN, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is October, 30 2020.

This page was last updated on 9/23/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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