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UnitedHealth Group (UNH) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$484.60
-5.38 (-1.10%)
(As of 06/25/2024 ET)

UnitedHealth Group Short Interest Data

Current Short Interest
7,510,000 shares
Previous Short Interest
8,110,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-7.40%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$3.72 billion
Short Interest Ratio
1.8 Days to Cover
Last Record Date
May 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
920,385,000 shares
Float Size
918,530,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
0.82%
Today's Trading Volume
3,209,678 shares
Average Trading Volume
4,167,338 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
77%
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UNH Short Interest Over Time

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UNH Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

UnitedHealth Group Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
5/31/20247,510,000 shares $3.72 billion -7.4%0.8%1.8 $495.92
5/15/20248,110,000 shares $4.20 billion +8.6%0.9%1.9 $517.50
4/30/20247,470,000 shares $3.61 billion -5.3%0.8%1.7 $483.70
4/15/20247,890,000 shares $3.52 billion +1.5%0.9%1.7 $445.63
3/31/20247,770,000 shares $3.84 billion +6.6%0.8%1.8 $494.70
3/15/20247,290,000 shares $3.58 billion +8.2%0.8%1.9 $490.77
2/29/20246,740,000 shares $3.33 billion +6.3%0.7%1.7 $493.60
2/15/20246,340,000 shares $3.30 billion +1.4%0.7%1.8 $520.94
1/31/20246,250,000 shares $3.20 billion -0.2%0.7%1.8 $511.74
1/15/20246,260,000 shares $3.26 billion -4.1%0.7%2 $521.51
12/31/20236,530,000 shares $3.44 billion -3.0%0.7%2.3 $526.47
12/15/20236,730,000 shares $3.57 billion +34.6%0.7%2.3 $531.12
11/30/20235,000,000 shares $2.77 billion -16.0%0.5%1.8 $553.00
11/15/20235,950,000 shares $3.20 billion No Change0.7%2.2 $538.49
10/31/20235,950,000 shares $3.19 billion -3.4%0.6%2.2 $535.56
10/15/20236,160,000 shares $3.32 billion +5.1%0.7%2.3 $539.40
9/30/20235,860,000 shares $2.95 billion -7.1%0.6%1.9 $504.19
9/15/20236,310,000 shares $3.07 billion +21.4%0.7%1.9 $486.70
8/31/20235,200,000 shares $2.48 billion -16.3%0.6%1.5 $476.58
8/15/20236,210,000 shares $3.15 billion -0.3%0.7%1.7 $506.84
7/31/20236,230,000 shares $3.15 billion -5.3%0.7%1.7 $506.37
7/15/20236,580,000 shares $3.16 billion +9.1%0.7%1.8 $480.17
6/30/20236,030,000 shares $2.90 billion +28.3%0.7%1.8 $480.77
6/15/20234,700,000 shares $2.19 billion -14.9%0.5%1.4 $465.89
5/31/20235,520,000 shares $2.69 billion +6.2%0.6%1.8 $487.24
5/15/20235,200,000 shares $2.53 billion -0.4%0.6%1.7 $486.86
4/30/20235,220,000 shares $2.57 billion +0.2%0.6%1.7 $492.09
4/15/20235,210,000 shares $2.67 billion +3.6%0.6%1.5 $511.79
3/31/20235,030,000 shares $2.38 billion -6.5%0.5%1.4 $472.59
3/15/20235,380,000 shares $2.50 billion +11.2%0.6%1.6 $465.43
2/28/20234,840,000 shares $2.30 billion -0.2%0.5%1.4 $475.94
2/15/20234,850,000 shares $2.38 billion -4.9%0.5%1.4 $491.25
1/31/20235,100,000 shares $2.55 billion -1.2%0.6%1.4 $499.19
1/15/20235,160,000 shares $2.53 billion -18.5%0.6%1.6 $489.57
12/30/20226,330,000 shares $3.36 billion +5.9%0.7%2 $530.18
12/15/20225,980,000 shares $3.16 billion +32.3%0.6%1.9 $527.68
11/30/20224,520,000 shares $2.48 billion -8.1%0.5%1.5 $547.76
11/15/20224,920,000 shares $2.47 billion -4.7%0.5%1.7 $503.01
10/31/20225,160,000 shares $2.86 billion +19.2%0.6%2 $555.15
10/15/20224,330,000 shares $2.22 billion -16.6%0.5%1.8 $513.13
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9/30/20225,190,000 shares $2.62 billion +2.4%0.6%2.1 $505.04
9/15/20225,070,000 shares $2.65 billion +22.2%0.5%1.8 $522.91
8/31/20224,150,000 shares $2.16 billion -12.3%0.5%1.4 $519.33
8/15/20224,730,000 shares $2.58 billion -9.6%0.5%1.6 $544.64
7/31/20225,230,000 shares $2.84 billion -7.9%0.6%1.6 $542.34
7/15/20225,680,000 shares $3.01 billion -19.2%0.7%1.7 $529.75
6/30/20227,030,000 shares $3.61 billion +22.1%0.8%2.1 $513.63
6/15/20225,760,000 shares $2.67 billion +0.9%0.6%1.7 $464.33
5/31/20225,710,000 shares $2.84 billion +23.9%N/A1.9 $496.78
5/15/20224,610,000 shares $2.24 billion -5.7%0.5%1.4 $485.40
4/30/20224,890,000 shares $2.49 billion -11.3%0.5%1.6 $508.55
4/15/20225,510,000 shares $2.95 billion +6.2%0.6%1.7 $534.82
3/31/20225,190,000 shares $2.65 billion -21.6%0.6%1.5 $509.97
3/15/20226,620,000 shares $3.30 billion +13.0%0.7%2 $497.91
2/28/20225,860,000 shares $2.79 billion +1.0%0.6%1.8 $475.87
2/15/20225,800,000 shares $2.77 billion +8.4%0.6%1.7 $478.23
1/31/20225,350,000 shares $2.53 billion +0.4%0.6%1.6 $472.57
1/15/20225,330,000 shares $2.50 billion +0.4%0.6%1.7 $468.69
12/31/20215,310,000 shares $2.67 billion -1.9%0.6%1.7 $502.14
12/15/20215,410,000 shares $2.67 billion -5.8%0.6%1.8 $494.38
11/30/20215,740,000 shares $2.55 billion -3.0%0.6%1.9 $444.22
11/15/20215,920,000 shares $2.67 billion -11.6%0.6%2.2 $450.80
10/29/20216,700,000 shares $3.09 billion +13.4%0.7%2.5 $460.47
10/15/20215,910,000 shares $2.53 billion -6.6%0.6%2.3 $428.07
9/30/20216,330,000 shares $2.47 billion +1.8%0.7%2.5 $390.74
9/15/20216,220,000 shares $2.60 billion -2.7%0.7%2.3 $417.52
8/31/20216,390,000 shares $2.66 billion -2.3%0.7%2.3 $416.27
8/13/20216,540,000 shares $2.68 billion -0.8%0.7%2.3 $409.67
7/30/20216,590,000 shares $2.72 billion +0.9%0.7%2.3 $412.22
7/15/20216,530,000 shares $2.74 billion +4.3%0.7%2.3 $420.05
6/30/20216,260,000 shares $2.51 billion -2.2%0.7%2.1 $400.44
6/15/20216,400,000 shares $2.56 billion -2.0%0.7%2.3 $400.28
5/28/20216,530,000 shares $2.69 billion -5.1%0.7%2.4 $411.92
5/14/20216,880,000 shares $2.81 billion -2.1%0.7%2.3 $408.56
4/30/20217,030,000 shares $2.82 billion +5.9%0.8%2.3 $401.55
4/15/20216,640,000 shares $2.49 billion -10.8%0.7%2 $375.63
3/31/20217,440,000 shares $2.78 billion +8.1%0.8%2.2 $373.56
3/15/20216,880,000 shares $2.45 billion +28.6%0.7%2 $356.02
2/26/20215,350,000 shares $1.76 billion -12.3%0.6%1.6 $328.87
2/12/20216,100,000 shares $2.03 billion -6.7%0.7%1.9 $333.07
1/29/20216,540,000 shares $2.21 billion +5.1%0.7%2 $338.15
1/15/20216,220,000 shares $2.18 billion -0.5%0.7%1.9 $350.53
12/31/20206,250,000 shares $2.16 billion +0.5%0.7%2 $344.99
12/15/20206,220,000 shares $2.09 billion +7.1%0.7%2 $336.13
11/30/20205,810,000 shares $1.96 billion -2.7%0.6%1.9 $337.94
10/30/20204,880,000 shares $1.48 billion -10.8%0.5%1.7 $303.68
10/15/20205,470,000 shares $1.76 billion +9.2%0.6%2 $321.85
9/30/20205,010,000 shares $1.56 billion -3.5%0.5%1.8 $311.77
9/15/20205,190,000 shares $1.59 billion -6.8%0.6%1.8 $307.23
8/31/20205,570,000 shares $1.74 billion +1.8%0.6%1.9 $312.55
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8/14/20205,470,000 shares $1.77 billion -4.0%0.6%1.7 $323.70
7/31/20205,700,000 shares $1.73 billion +13.1%0.6%1.6 $302.78
7/15/20205,040,000 shares $1.53 billion -9.4%0.5%1.3 $304.07
6/30/20205,560,000 shares $1.64 billion -9.3%0.6%1.3 $294.95
6/15/20206,130,000 shares $1.75 billion -21.1%0.7%1.3 $286.28
5/29/20207,770,000 shares $2.37 billion +31.9%0.8%1.4 $304.85
5/15/20205,890,000 shares $1.71 billion -13.4%0.6%1 $290.96
4/30/20206,800,000 shares $1.99 billion -2.3%0.7%1.1 $292.47
4/15/20206,960,000 shares $1.96 billion -1.0%0.7%1.1 $281.68
3/31/20207,030,000 shares $1.75 billion -16.3%0.8%1.2 $249.38
3/13/20208,402,600 shares $2.22 billion -4.3%0.9%1.9 $264.13
2/28/20208,780,000 shares $1.71 billion -3.6%0.9%2 $194.86
2/14/20209,110,000 shares $2.55 billion -4.3%1.0%2.5 $280.00
1/31/20209,520,000 shares $2.50 billion -1.0%1.0%2.7 $263.00
1/15/20209,620,000 shares $2.80 billion -8.9%1.0%2.8 $290.79
12/31/201910,560,000 shares $3.09 billion +1.8%1.1%2.9 $292.81
8/15/20197,110,900 shares $1.64 billion -0.6%0.8%1.8 $231.08

UNH Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is UnitedHealth Group's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of UnitedHealth Group shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of May 31st, investors have sold 7,510,000 shares of UNH short. 0.82% of UnitedHealth Group's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on UnitedHealth Group's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for UnitedHealth Group?

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. UNH shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on UnitedHealth Group's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting UnitedHealth Group?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of UnitedHealth Group: Walleye Trading LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, BlueCrest Capital Management Ltd, Capital Markets Trading UK LLP, PEAK6 Investments LLC, National Bank of Canada FI, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Monaco Asset Management SAM, XR Securities LLC, MAI Capital Management, BNP Paribas Financial Markets, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., Mission Wealth Management LP, SpiderRock Advisors LLC, Oak Hill Wealth Advisors LLC, Simplex Trading LLC, Edge Financial Advisors LLC, SteelPeak Wealth LLC, Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services LLC, Revolve Wealth Partners LLC, Portman Square Capital LLP, IMC Chicago LLC, and Nomura Holdings Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for UnitedHealth Group?

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. 0.82% of UnitedHealth Group's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is UnitedHealth Group's short interest increasing or decreasing?

UnitedHealth Group saw a drop in short interest in the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totaling 7,510,000 shares, a drop of 7.4% from the previous total of 8,110,000 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 UnitedHealth Group's float size?

UnitedHealth Group currently has issued a total of 920,385,000 shares. Some of UnitedHealth Group'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. UnitedHealth Group currently has a public float of 918,530,000 shares.

How does UnitedHealth Group's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.82% of UnitedHealth Group's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies compare to UnitedHealth Group: Elevance Health, Inc. (0.79%), The Cigna Group (1.18%), Humana Inc. (3.10%), Centene Co. (2.47%), Molina Healthcare, Inc. (2.80%), Oscar Health, Inc. (4.58%), Alignment Healthcare, Inc. (6.43%), Trupanion, Inc. (38.78%), Clover Health Investments, Corp. (7.67%), NeueHealth, Inc. (0.30%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: T-Mobile US, Inc. ($4.43 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.54 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.11 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.88 billion), General Motors ($2.62 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.34 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.25 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.12 billion), Dell Technologies Inc. ($1.89 billion), and Enphase Energy, Inc. ($1.72 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short UnitedHealth Group stock?

Short selling UNH is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from UnitedHealth Group as its price is falling. UNH shares are trading down $5.38 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 UnitedHealth Group?

A short squeeze for UnitedHealth Group 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 UNH, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is UnitedHealth Group'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 UNH, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is May, 31 2024.



This page (NYSE:UNH) was last updated on 6/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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