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NYSE:URI

United Rentals Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$175.72
+7.58 (+4.51 %)
(As of 09/28/2020 04:01 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$171.13
Now: $175.72
$178.52
50-Day Range
$161.98
MA: $176.10
$184.58
52-Week Range
$58.85
Now: $175.72
$186.78
Volume32,604 shs
Average Volume1.36 million shs
Market Capitalization$12.67 billion
P/E Ratio11.85
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.38

Short Interest

United Rentals (NYSE:URI) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:6,570,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:7,010,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-6.28%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$1.10 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:7.0
Last Record Date:September, 15 2020
Outstanding Shares:77,160,000 shares
Float Size:71,670,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:9.17%
Today's Trading Volume:32,604 shares
Average Trading Volume:1,363,171 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-97.61%



United Rentals (NYSE:URI) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
9/15/20206,570,000 $1.10 billion -6.3%9.2%7.4$168.14
8/31/20207,010,000 $1.21 billion 0.0%9.8%6.9$172.57
8/14/20207,010,000 $1.28 billion 2.3%9.8%6.1$182.54
7/31/20206,850,000 $1.23 billion -0.9%9.6%5.5$179.95
7/15/20206,910,000 $1.07 billion -1.6%9.7%5.2$155.37
6/30/20207,020,000 $1.13 billion -7.1%9.8%4.7$160.88
6/15/20207,560,000 $1.10 billion -8.1%10.6%4.4$146.01
5/29/20208,230,000 $1.17 billion 2.9%11.5%4.3$142.43
5/15/20208,000,000 $1.11 billion 1.7%11.2%4.1$138.89
4/30/20207,870,000 $1.11 billion 7.7%11.0%4.2$140.48
4/15/20207,310,000 $851.76 million 22.2%9.9%3.9$116.52
3/31/20205,980,000 $634.18 million 11.5%8.1%3.4$106.05
3/13/20205,361,100 $577.44 million 5.5%7.3%4.5$107.71
2/28/20205,080,000 $360.12 million 2.6%6.9%4.3$70.89
2/14/20204,950,000 $531.73 million 1.6%6.7%4.9$107.42
1/31/20204,870,000 $641.48 million -5.8%6.6%4.6$131.72
1/15/20205,170,000 $796.44 million -3.9%6.9%4.7$154.05
12/31/20195,380,000 $815.88 million -1.8%7.2%4.4$151.65
8/15/20195,421,700 $576.11 million 7.3%6.9%4.1$106.26

United Rentals (NYSE:URI) Short Interest FAQ

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What is United Rentals' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of United Rentals shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of September 15th, traders have sold 6,570,000 shares of URI short. 9.17% of United Rentals' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for United Rentals?

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 Rentals currently has a short interest ratio of 7.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for United Rentals?

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. 9.17% of United Rentals' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is United Rentals' short interest increasing or decreasing?

United Rentals saw a decrease in short interest in September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 6,570,000 shares, a decrease of 6.3% from the previous total of 7,010,000 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 United Rentals' float size?

United Rentals currently has issued a total of 72,080,000 shares. Some of United Rentals' 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. United Rentals currently has a public float of 71,670,000 shares.

How does United Rentals' short interest compare to its competitors?

9.17% of United Rentals' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "trading companies & distributors" compare to United Rentals: Fastenal (2.86%), W W Grainger Inc (2.18%), Watsco Inc (0.00%), MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc (3.84%), Air Lease Corp (6.93%), GATX Co. (19.80%), WESCO International, Inc. (5.77%), Applied Industrial Technologies (1.28%), Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. (6.90%), and Rush Enterprises, Inc. (1.54%).

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 ($5.17 billion), Aon PLC ($3.57 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.01 billion), Clorox Co ($2.91 billion), Charles Schwab Co. ($2.80 billion), Mercadolibre Inc ($2.33 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($2.14 billion), Kroger Co ($1.99 billion), Moderna Inc ($1.96 billion), and Simon Property Group Inc ($1.80 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short United Rentals stock?

Short selling URI is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from United Rentals as its price is falling. United Rentals' stock is trading up $7.58 today. To short United Rentals 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 Rentals 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 Rentals?

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

How often is United Rentals' 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 URI, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is September, 15 2020.


This page was last updated on 9/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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