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DOW   34,899.34
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United Rentals Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-11.66 (-3.12%)
(As of 11/26/2021 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
542,944 shs
Average Volume
693,951 shs
Market Capitalization
$26.22 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield

United Rentals (NYSE:URI) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
Previous Short Volume
Change Vs. Previous Month
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$773.38 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
Last Record Date
October, 29 2021
Outstanding Shares
Float Size
Short Percent of Float
Today's Trading Volume
Average Trading Volume
Today's Volume Vs. Average
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Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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United Rentals (NYSE:URI) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
10/29/20212,040,000 shares $773.38 million +17.2%2.8%3.5 $379.11
10/15/20211,740,000 shares $607.85 million +27.0%2.4%3 $349.34
9/30/20211,370,000 shares $480.77 million -6.8%1.9%2.2 $350.93
9/15/20211,470,000 shares $502.15 million +4.3%2.0%2.2 $341.60
8/31/20211,410,000 shares $497.24 million -9.6%2.0%2 $352.65
8/13/20211,560,000 shares $550.85 million +3.3%2.2%2.1 $353.11
7/30/20211,510,000 shares $497.62 million +22.8%2.1%2 $329.55
7/15/20211,230,000 shares $387.09 million -2.4%1.7%1.7 $314.71
6/30/20211,260,000 shares $401.95 million -13.1%1.8%1.7 $319.01
6/15/20211,450,000 shares $449.25 million -19.0%2.0%2 $309.83
5/28/20211,790,000 shares $597.79 million No Change2.5%2.6 $333.96
5/14/20211,790,000 shares $596.18 million -5.3%2.5%2.5 $333.06
4/30/20211,890,000 shares $618.65 million -16.0%2.6%2.5 $327.33
4/15/20212,250,000 shares $731.39 million -16.4%3.1%2.9 $325.06
3/31/20212,690,000 shares $896.33 million -9.7%3.7%3.5 $333.21
3/15/20212,980,000 shares $947.22 million -14.6%4.2%4 $317.86
2/26/20213,490,000 shares $1.03 billion +1.2%4.9%4.5 $295.11
2/12/20213,450,000 shares $965.38 million -5.0%4.8%4.4 $279.82
1/29/20213,630,000 shares $920.42 million -13.4%5.1%4.6 $253.56
1/15/20214,190,000 shares $1.09 billion -8.5%5.8%5 $260.37
12/31/20204,580,000 shares $1.05 billion -9.1%6.4%5.3 $230.06
12/15/20205,040,000 shares $1.20 billion -4.7%7.0%5.7 $238.89
11/30/20205,290,000 shares $1.23 billion -8.2%7.4%6 $232.91
10/30/20205,390,000 shares $933.66 million -13.5%7.5%6.3 $173.22
10/15/20206,230,000 shares $1.17 billion -3.4%8.7%7.7 $188.13

Institutional Investors Shorting United Rentals (NYSE:URI)

This table shows institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders that have reported short positions as of their most recent reporting period. Most commonly, these investors have purchased put options on shares of United Rentals. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Reporting DateInvestor NameShares Shorted (Previous)Shares Shorted (Current)Position ChangePosition Size
11/16/2021BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA1919No Change$667.00
11/16/2021Jane Street Group LLC116,50071,900-38.3%$25.23 thousand
11/16/2021Squarepoint Ops LLC16,80039,600+135.7%$13.90 thousand
11/16/2021Two Sigma Investments LPN/A1,000N/A$351.00
11/16/2021Two Sigma Securities LLCN/A1,200N/A$421.00
11/16/2021UBS Group AGN/A16,500N/A$5.79 thousand
11/16/2021Verition Fund Management LLCN/A12,800N/A$4.49 thousand
11/16/2021Millennium Management LLC72,200277,800+284.8%$97.49 thousand
11/16/2021Citadel Advisors LLC457,600311,200-32.0%$109.21 thousand
11/15/2021Point72 Hong Kong Ltd3,7004,600+24.3%$1.61 thousand
11/15/2021Tudor Investment Corp Et Al8,1006,900-14.8%$2.42 thousand
11/15/2021Capstone Investment Advisors LLC47,60049,100+3.2%$17.23 thousand
11/12/2021PEAK6 Investments LLC64,30016,200-74.8%$5.69 thousand
11/12/2021Capital Fund Management S.A.45,60037,900-16.9%$13.30 thousand
11/12/2021Eagle Bay Advisors LLCN/A110N/A$39.00
11/12/2021Credit Suisse AG4,80030,900+543.8%$10.84 thousand
11/12/2021Wolverine Trading LLC66,30052,200-21.3%$18.90 thousand
11/10/2021HAP Trading LLCN/A10,200N/A$46.00
11/9/2021Barclays PLCN/A6,300N/A$2.21 thousand
11/9/2021Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc.N/A0N/A$0.00
9/13/2021Bank of America Corp DE13,30020,600+54.9%$6.57 thousand
8/31/2021Pathstone Family Office LLCN/A1,196N/A$381.00

United Rentals (NYSE:URI) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

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 October 29th, traders have sold 2,040,000 shares of URI short. 2.83% of United Rentals' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on United Rentals' current short interest.

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 4.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for United Rentals

Which institutional investors are shorting United Rentals?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of United Rentals: BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Jane Street Group LLC, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, Two Sigma Securities LLC, UBS Group AG, Verition Fund Management LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Point72 Hong Kong Ltd, Tudor Investment Corp Et Al, Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., Eagle Bay Advisors LLC, Credit Suisse AG, Wolverine Trading LLC, HAP Trading LLC, Barclays PLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, and Pathstone Family Office LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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. 2.83% of United Rentals' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is United Rentals' short interest increasing or decreasing?

United Rentals saw a increase in short interest during the month of October. As of October 29th, there was short interest totaling 2,040,000 shares, an increase of 17.2% from the previous total of 1,740,000 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 72,394,000 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 72,070,000 shares.

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

2.83% 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 (2.37%), W.W. Grainger, Inc. (1.80%), Watsco, Inc. (3.79%), WESCO International, Inc. (2.25%), Air Lease Co. (3.79%), MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (1.87%), Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. (1.11%), Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. (3.29%), GATX Co. (8.92%), and Rush Enterprises, Inc. (2.08%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: S&P Global Inc. ($8.61 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($8.44 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.26 billion), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited ($5.13 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.34 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($3.69 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($3.35 billion), Teladoc Health, Inc. ($3.11 billion), eBay Inc. ($2.91 billion), and Etsy, Inc. ($2.63 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 down $11.66 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 October, 29 2021.

This page was last updated on 11/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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