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US Foods (USFD) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$53.34
+0.05 (+0.09%)
(As of 05/24/2024 ET)

US Foods Short Interest Data

Current Short Interest
6,050,000 shares
Previous Short Interest
7,220,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-16.20%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$304.07 million
Short Interest Ratio
3.4 Days to Cover
Last Record Date
April 30, 2024
Outstanding Shares
245,870,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
2.46%
Today's Trading Volume
1,433,556 shares
Average Trading Volume
1,741,165 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
82%
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USFD Short Interest Over Time

USFD Days to Cover Over Time

USFD Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

US Foods Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/30/20246,050,000 shares $304.07 million -16.2%N/A3.4 $50.26
4/15/20247,220,000 shares $364.97 million +20.1%N/A4.2 $50.55
3/31/20246,010,000 shares $324.36 million -11.0%N/A3.4 $53.97
3/15/20246,750,000 shares $364.64 million +110.3%N/A4.2 $54.02
2/29/20243,210,000 shares $163.04 million -4.5%N/A1.8 $50.79
2/15/20243,360,000 shares $163.23 million +0.9%N/A2 $48.58
1/31/20243,330,000 shares $153.18 million -2.9%N/A1.9 $46.00
1/15/20243,430,000 shares $157.95 million +3.3%N/A2 $46.05
12/31/20233,320,000 shares $150.76 million -41.2%N/A1.9 $45.41
12/15/20235,650,000 shares $246.17 million +18.0%N/A3.2 $43.57
11/30/20234,790,000 shares $209.80 million -14.9%N/A2.6 $43.80
11/15/20235,630,000 shares $241.08 million -8.9%N/A3.1 $42.82
10/31/20236,180,000 shares $240.71 million +7.7%N/A3.1 $38.95
10/15/20235,740,000 shares $208.08 million -12.8%N/A3 $36.25
9/30/20236,580,000 shares $261.23 million +49.9%N/A3.5 $39.70
9/15/20234,390,000 shares $178.23 million -1.8%N/A2.5 $40.60
8/31/20234,470,000 shares $180.77 million -6.5%N/A2.7 $40.44
8/15/20234,780,000 shares $190.51 million -7.9%N/A2.4 $39.86
7/31/20235,190,000 shares $221.66 million +2.8%N/A2.7 $42.71
7/15/20235,050,000 shares $221.85 million -13.1%N/A2.7 $43.93
6/30/20235,810,000 shares $255.61 million +3.9%N/A3.2 $44.00
6/15/20235,590,000 shares $233.10 million -8.2%N/A3.1 $41.70
5/31/20236,090,000 shares $242.20 million +9.9%N/A2.4 $39.77
5/15/20235,540,000 shares $222.60 million -26.4%N/A2.2 $40.18
4/30/20237,530,000 shares $289.15 million -11.1%N/A3.3 $38.40
4/15/20238,470,000 shares $312.97 million -0.4%3.9%3.8 $36.95
3/31/20238,500,000 shares $313.99 million +73.1%3.9%3.8 $36.94
3/15/20234,910,000 shares $174.35 million +81.9%2.3%2.2 $35.51
2/28/20232,700,000 shares $101.33 million -0.7%1.2%1.8 $37.53
2/15/20232,720,000 shares $100.50 million -11.4%1.3%2 $36.95
1/31/20233,070,000 shares $117.06 million -12.3%1.4%2.2 $38.13
1/15/20233,500,000 shares $130.52 million +9.4%1.6%2.5 $37.29
12/30/20223,200,000 shares $108.86 million +8.5%1.5%2.2 $34.02
12/15/20222,950,000 shares $104.11 million +23.4%1.4%2 $35.29
11/30/20222,390,000 shares $87.43 million +32.0%1.1%1.6 $36.58
11/15/20221,810,000 shares $61.92 million -38.2%0.8%1.2 $34.21
10/31/20222,930,000 shares $87.20 million -9.3%1.4%2 $29.76
10/15/20223,230,000 shares $85.43 million -2.7%1.5%2.2 $26.45
9/30/20223,320,000 shares $87.78 million -17.8%1.5%2.3 $26.44
9/15/20224,040,000 shares $121.32 million +30.3%1.9%2.9 $30.03
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8/31/20223,100,000 shares $94.92 million +13.6%1.4%2.2 $30.62
8/15/20222,730,000 shares $90.25 million -19.7%1.3%1.9 $33.06
7/31/20223,400,000 shares $107.10 million -19.6%1.6%2.1 $31.50
7/15/20224,230,000 shares $136.04 million +1.4%2.0%2.6 $32.16
6/30/20224,170,000 shares $127.94 million +1.2%1.9%2.2 $30.68
6/15/20224,120,000 shares $118.24 million +4.6%1.9%2.2 $28.70
5/31/20223,940,000 shares $130.49 million +11.9%1.8%2 $33.12
5/15/20223,520,000 shares $121.40 million -15.4%1.6%1.7 $34.49
4/30/20224,160,000 shares $156.50 million -30.7%1.9%2 $37.62
4/15/20226,000,000 shares $219.18 million -11.8%2.8%2.8 $36.53
3/31/20226,800,000 shares $255.88 million +35.5%3.2%3.3 $37.63
3/15/20225,020,000 shares $177.06 million -20.4%2.3%2.5 $35.27
2/28/20226,310,000 shares $246.66 million -7.9%2.9%2.9 $39.09
2/15/20226,850,000 shares $266.40 million +10.5%3.2%3.2 $38.89
1/31/20226,200,000 shares $218.61 million +62.7%2.9%2.9 $35.26
1/15/20223,810,000 shares $140.78 million +0.3%1.8%1.8 $36.95
12/31/20213,800,000 shares $132.35 million -45.1%1.8%1.9 $34.83
12/15/20216,920,000 shares $225.59 million -34.4%3.2%3.1 $32.60
11/30/202110,540,000 shares $331.17 million -10.0%4.9%5 $31.42
11/15/202111,710,000 shares $404.11 million -19.7%5.5%6.3 $34.51
10/29/202114,580,000 shares $505.49 million +2.8%6.8%7.2 $34.67
10/15/202114,180,000 shares $535.01 million +3.1%6.6%6.9 $37.73
9/30/202113,760,000 shares $476.92 million +6.3%6.4%6.2 $34.66
9/15/202112,950,000 shares $430.98 million +6.2%6.1%5.7 $33.28
8/31/202112,200,000 shares $414.80 million +32.9%5.7%5.5 $34.00
8/13/20219,180,000 shares $315.15 million +24.9%4.3%4 $34.33
7/30/20217,350,000 shares $252.40 million +20.7%3.5%3.3 $34.34
7/15/20216,090,000 shares $216.32 million +10.7%2.9%3 $35.52
6/30/20215,500,000 shares $210.98 million -2.8%2.6%3 $38.36
6/15/20215,660,000 shares $218.14 million -9.9%2.7%3.1 $38.54
5/28/20216,280,000 shares $244.54 million -2.8%3.0%3.1 $38.94
5/14/20216,460,000 shares $245.67 million -12.2%3.0%3.2 $38.03
4/30/20217,360,000 shares $306.76 million +3.8%3.5%3.6 $41.68
4/15/20217,090,000 shares $274.95 million +9.8%3.4%3.6 $38.78
3/31/20216,460,000 shares $244.45 million +0.5%3.1%2.9 $37.84
3/15/20216,430,000 shares $259.96 million +17.3%3.1%3.1 $40.43
2/26/20215,480,000 shares $198.21 million +28.6%2.6%2.9 $36.17
2/12/20214,260,000 shares $155.19 million +24.2%2.0%2.2 $36.43
1/29/20213,430,000 shares $112.16 million -23.4%1.7%1.5 $32.70
1/15/20214,480,000 shares $161.06 million -1.3%2.2%1.9 $35.95
12/31/20204,540,000 shares $151.41 million -9.7%2.2%1.9 $33.35
12/15/20205,030,000 shares $162.72 million +3.3%2.4%2.1 $32.35
11/30/20204,870,000 shares $157.06 million +0.4%2.3%1.8 $32.25
10/30/20204,910,000 shares $104.04 million +11.9%N/A1.9 $21.19
10/15/20204,390,000 shares $108.35 million +17.1%N/A1.8 $24.68
9/30/20203,750,000 shares $83.33 million -11.6%N/A1.4 $22.22
9/15/20204,240,000 shares $105.92 million -0.5%N/A1.5 $24.98
8/31/20204,260,000 shares $103.73 million -7.6%N/A1.4 $24.35
8/14/20204,610,000 shares $112.02 million -13.5%N/A1.2 $24.30
7/31/20205,330,000 shares $108.20 million -20.1%N/A1.3 $20.30
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7/15/20206,670,000 shares $131.53 million +6.2%N/A1.5 $19.72
6/30/20206,280,000 shares $123.84 million -0.3%N/A1.4 $19.72
6/15/20206,300,000 shares $128.02 million +35.2%N/A1.3 $20.32
5/29/20204,660,000 shares $89.19 million -14.0%N/A0.9 $19.14
5/15/20205,420,000 shares $92.95 million -3.9%N/A1.1 $17.15
4/30/20205,640,000 shares $121.26 million +9.5%N/A1.3 $21.50
4/15/20205,150,000 shares $88.73 million +17.1%N/A1.3 $17.23
3/31/20204,400,000 shares $77.92 million -9.9%N/A1.4 $17.71
3/13/20204,885,600 shares $90.58 million +64.5%N/A3.4 $18.54
2/28/20202,970,000 shares $39.47 million +26.9%N/A2.1 $13.29
2/14/20202,340,000 shares $70.81 million +2.6%N/A1.9 $30.26
1/31/20202,280,000 shares $83.06 million -13.6%N/A1.9 $36.43
1/15/20202,640,000 shares $104.73 million -9.6%N/A2.1 $39.67
12/31/20192,920,000 shares $120.71 million +16.8%N/A2.2 $41.34
10/15/20192,540,000 shares $98.55 million +29.6%1.2%1.3 $38.80
8/15/20192,342,100 shares $94.93 million -31.3%1.1%1.5 $40.53

USFD Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is US Foods' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of US Foods shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of April 30th, traders have sold 6,050,000 shares of USFD short. Learn More on US Foods' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for US Foods?

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. USFD shares currently have a short interest ratio of 3.0. Learn More on US Foods's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting US Foods?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of US Foods: Bluefin Capital Management LLC, Walleye Trading LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., Simplex Trading LLC, and Nomura Holdings Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Is US Foods' short interest increasing or decreasing?

US Foods saw a decrease in short interest in the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 6,050,000 shares, a decrease of 16.2% from the previous total of 7,220,000 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 US Foods' short interest compare to its competitors?

Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "consumer staples" compare to US Foods: Sysco Co. (1.30%), Campbell Soup (8.36%), Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (5.28%), Conagra Brands, Inc. (2.85%), The J. M. Smucker Company (3.37%), Albertsons Companies, Inc. (4.08%), Molson Coors Beverage (5.34%), The Clorox Company (2.79%), Coca-Cola Consolidated, Inc. (2.38%), Coty Inc. (5.49%),

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. ($3.98 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.35 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.06 billion), General Motors ($2.88 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.32 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.27 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.22 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.18 billion), Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ($1.95 billion), and Chesapeake Energy Co. ($1.52 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short US Foods stock?

Short selling USFD is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from US Foods as its price is falling. USFD shares are trading up $0.05 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 US Foods?

A short squeeze for US Foods occurs when it has a large amount of short interest and its stock increases in price. This forces short sellers to cover their short interest positions by buying actual shares of USFD, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is US Foods' 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 USFD, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 30 2024.



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This page (NYSE:USFD) was last updated on 5/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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