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Union Pacific Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-3.44 (-1.83 %)
(As of 10/26/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $184.70
50-Day Range
MA: $198.87
52-Week Range
Now: $184.70
Volume3.63 million shs
Average Volume3.60 million shs
Market Capitalization$125.38 billion
P/E Ratio22.92
Dividend Yield2.06%

Short Interest

Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:3,850,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:3,970,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-3.02%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$781.55 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:2.0
Last Record Date:September, 30 2020
Outstanding Shares:704,530,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:0.00%
Today's Trading Volume:3,633,782 shares
Average Trading Volume:3,596,501 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:1.04%

Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
9/30/20203,850,000 $781.55 million -3.0%0.0%1.5$203.00
9/15/20203,970,000 $786.66 million -10.8%0.6%1.4$198.15
8/31/20204,450,000 $869.71 million -13.9%0.7%1.5$195.44
8/14/20205,170,000 $1.01 billion 9.1%0.8%1.6$195.80
7/31/20204,740,000 $922.36 million 16.8%0.7%1.4$194.59
7/15/20204,060,000 $703.80 million 8.0%0.6%1.2$173.35
6/30/20203,760,000 $662.21 million -38.5%0.6%1.1$176.12
6/15/20206,110,000 $1.02 billion -5.0%0.9%1.6$167.29
5/29/20206,430,000 $1.06 billion -19.0%1.0%1.4$165.55
5/15/20207,940,000 $1.35 billion -8.1%1.2%1.6$169.86
4/30/20208,640,000 $1.50 billion 4.0%1.3%1.8$173.84
4/15/20208,310,000 $1.30 billion 0.9%1.2%1.7$156.85
3/31/20208,240,000 $1.29 billion -19.2%1.2%1.8$156.09
3/13/202010,200,200 $1.52 billion -8.9%1.5%3$148.73
2/28/202011,190,000 $1.28 billion 65.8%1.6%3.3$114.04
2/14/20206,750,000 $991.04 million 1.1%1.0%2.4$146.82
1/31/20206,680,000 $1.11 billion 6.0%1.0%2.5$165.75
1/15/20206,300,000 $1.15 billion -8.6%0.9%2.3$183.30
12/31/20196,890,000 $1.28 billion 10.8%1.0%2.5$185.68
8/15/20195,760,000 $916.47 million 20.1%0.8%1.8$159.11

Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Union Pacific's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Union Pacific shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of September 30th, investors have sold 3,850,000 shares of UNP short. 0.00% of Union Pacific's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Union Pacific?

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. Union Pacific currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

Is Union Pacific's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Union Pacific saw a decrease in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totaling 3,850,000 shares, a decrease of 3.0% from the previous total of 3,970,000 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 Union Pacific's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Union Pacific's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "transportation" compare to Union Pacific: United Parcel Service, Inc. (0.00%), FedEx Co. (1.59%), Canadian National Railway (0.40%), CSX Co. (1.02%), Norfolk Southern Corp. (1.21%), Deutsche Post AG (0.00%), Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd (0.66%), A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S (0.00%), DSV AS/ADR (0.00%), and Central Japan Railway (0.00%).

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 ($5.12 billion), Aon PLC ($3.76 billion), Clorox Co ($3.07 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.89 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($2.49 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.37 billion), Datadog, Inc. ($2.29 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($2.22 billion), Kroger Co ($2.20 billion), and Simon Property Group, Inc. ($1.88 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Union Pacific stock?

Short selling UNP is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Union Pacific as its price is falling. Union Pacific's stock is trading down $3.44 today. To short Union Pacific 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 Union Pacific 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 Union Pacific?

A short squeeze for Union Pacific 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 UNP, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Union Pacific'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 UNP, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is September, 30 2020.

This page was last updated on 10/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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