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NYSE:UPS

United Parcel Service Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$174.88
+2.78 (+1.62 %)
(As of 10/20/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$172.36
Now: $174.88
$177.35
50-Day Range
$156.45
MA: $165.75
$176.54
52-Week Range
$82.00
Now: $174.88
$177.35
Volume2.78 million shs
Average Volume4.61 million shs
Market Capitalization$150.99 billion
P/E Ratio34.77
Dividend Yield2.35%
Beta0.99

Short Interest

United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:7,700,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:8,620,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-10.67%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$1.35 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:2.0
Last Record Date:September, 30 2020
Outstanding Shares:698,340,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:0.00%
Today's Trading Volume:2,783,671 shares
Average Trading Volume:4,610,317 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-39.62%



United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
9/30/20207,700,000 $1.35 billion -10.7%0.0%1.8$175.33
9/15/20208,620,000 $1.43 billion -14.0%0.0%2.1$166.12
8/31/202010,020,000 $1.59 billion -29.1%0.0%2.3$158.53
8/14/202014,130,000 $2.30 billion -20.2%0.0%3.1$162.65
7/31/202017,700,000 $2.84 billion -2.1%0.0%3.8$160.56
7/15/202018,080,000 $2.58 billion -6.0%0.0%4.3$142.76
6/30/202019,230,000 $2.28 billion 3.2%0.0%4.3$118.35
6/15/202018,640,000 $2.14 billion 1.1%0.0%3.9$114.90
5/29/202018,430,000 $2.02 billion 8.4%0.0%3.4$109.50
5/15/202017,010,000 $1.70 billion 14.0%0.0%2.9$99.71
4/30/202014,920,000 $1.49 billion 2.4%0.0%2.5$99.62
4/15/202014,570,000 $1.37 billion 13.2%0.0%2.6$93.91
3/31/202012,870,000 $1.29 billion -4.4%0.0%2.4$100.18
3/13/202013,459,400 $1.33 billion -8.6%0.0%3.3$98.69
2/28/202014,730,000 $1.35 billion 28.2%0.0%3.6$91.90
2/14/202011,490,000 $1.07 billion 8.5%0.0%3.4$92.82
1/31/202010,590,000 $992.60 million -6.2%0.0%3.5$93.73
1/15/202011,290,000 $1.18 billion 0.7%0.0%4.2$104.87
12/31/201911,210,000 $1.31 billion 4.3%0.0%4.1$116.66
10/15/201910,760,000 $1.32 billion -14.5%1.5%3.3$123.04
8/15/201915,460,300 $1.77 billion 24.4%2.2%4.5$114.36

United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS) Short Interest FAQ

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What is United Parcel Service's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of United Parcel Service shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of September 30th, investors have sold 7,700,000 shares of UPS short. 0.00% of United Parcel Service's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for United Parcel Service?

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. United Parcel Service currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

Is United Parcel Service's short interest increasing or decreasing?

United Parcel Service saw a drop in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totaling 7,700,000 shares, a drop of 10.7% from the previous total of 8,620,000 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 Parcel Service's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of United Parcel Service's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "air freight & logistics" compare to United Parcel Service: FedEx Co. (1.59%), Expeditors International of Washington (2.01%), C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (10.14%), XPO Logistics, Inc. (6.28%), Hub Group, Inc. (1.78%), Forward Air Co. (1.74%), Air Transport Services Group Inc. (2.73%), Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (9.84%), Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (3.90%), and Park-Ohio Holdings Corp. (3.41%).

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 ($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 United Parcel Service stock?

Short selling UPS is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from United Parcel Service as its price is falling. United Parcel Service's stock is trading up $2.78 today. To short United Parcel Service 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 United Parcel Service 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 Parcel Service?

A short squeeze for United Parcel Service 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 UPS, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is United Parcel Service'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 UPS, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is September, 30 2020.


This page was last updated on 10/21/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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