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Vale Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.50 (-2.87 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $16.90
50-Day Range
MA: $17.57
52-Week Range
Now: $16.90
Volume30.04 million shs
Average Volume29.86 million shs
Market Capitalization$86.67 billion
P/E Ratio33.14
Dividend Yield1.44%

Short Interest

Vale (NYSE:VALE) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume83,750,000 shares
Previous Short Volume93,870,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-10.78%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$1.48 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover3.0
Last Record DateJanuary, 29 2021
Outstanding Shares5,128,280,000 shares
Short Percent of Float1.63%
Today's Trading Volume30,037,535 shares
Average Trading Volume29,856,744 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average0.61%

Short Interest Over Time

Vale (NYSE:VALE) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/29/202183,750,000 shares $1.48 billion -10.8%1.6%2.6 $17.65
1/15/202193,870,000 shares $1.57 billion +1.1%1.8%3 $16.75
12/31/202087,730,000 shares $1.63 billion -22.9%1.7%2.9 $18.61
12/15/202087,730,000 shares $1.55 billion -22.9%1.7%2.9 $17.70
11/30/2020113,750,000 shares $1.98 billion +34.5%2.2%3.4 $17.40
10/30/202072,790,000 shares $850.19 million +5.2%1.4%2.6 $11.68
10/15/202069,210,000 shares $764.08 million +0.4%1.4%2.4 $11.04
9/30/202068,940,000 shares $772.82 million +5.8%1.3%2.3 $11.21
9/15/202065,170,000 shares $699.93 million +6.3%1.3%2.3 $10.74
8/31/202061,300,000 shares $711.69 million +44.8%1.2%2.3 $11.61
8/14/202042,340,000 shares $486.91 million +24.0%0.8%1.5 $11.50
7/31/202034,160,000 shares $388.06 million -20.3%0.7%1.2 $11.36
7/15/202042,880,000 shares $499.12 million +40.5%0.8%1.5 $11.64
6/30/202030,530,000 shares $343.77 million +10.8%0.6%1.1 $11.26
6/15/202027,550,000 shares $282.66 million +28.6%0.5%1 $10.26
5/29/202021,420,000 shares $222.77 million -16.7%0.4%0.7 $10.40
5/15/202025,710,000 shares $250.93 million +10.1%0.5%0.8 $9.76
4/30/202023,360,000 shares $223.56 million -8.3%0.5%0.7 $9.57
4/15/202025,470,000 shares $209.62 million +3.3%0.5%0.8 $8.23
3/31/202024,650,000 shares $189.07 million -5.5%0.5%0.8 $7.67
3/13/202026,094,600 shares $221.80 million -8.0%0.7%1 $8.50
2/28/202028,360,000 shares $186.61 million +9.6%0.6%1 $6.58
2/14/202025,880,000 shares $243.27 million +9.9%N/A1.2 $9.40
1/31/202023,560,000 shares $239.84 million -6.8%0.5%1.1 $10.18
1/15/202025,290,000 shares $301.46 million -5.2%0.5%1.3 $11.92

Vale (NYSE:VALE) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Vale's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Vale shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of January 29th, traders have sold 83,750,000 shares of VALE short. 1.63% of Vale's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Vale?

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. Vale currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Vale?

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. 1.63% of Vale's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Vale's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Vale saw a decline in short interest during the month of January. As of January 29th, there was short interest totaling 83,750,000 shares, a decline of 10.8% from the previous total of 93,870,000 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 Vale's short interest compare to its competitors?

1.63% of Vale's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "metal mining" compare to Vale: BHP Group (0.00%), Rio Tinto Group (0.46%), Fortescue Metals Group Limited (0.00%), Southern Copper Co. (6.27%), Anglo American plc (0.00%), Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (1.20%), Public Joint Stock Company Mining and Metallurgical Company Norilsk Nickel (0.00%), First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (0.00%), Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (0.00%), and South32 Limited (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: Aon Plc ($5.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.03 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($4.99 billion), DuPont de Nemours, Inc. ($4.72 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.57 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.87 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($3.58 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.75 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.43 billion), and Palantir Technologies Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Vale stock?

Short selling VALE is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Vale as its price is falling. Vale's stock is trading down $0.50 today. To short Vale 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 Vale 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 Vale?

A short squeeze for Vale 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 VALE, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Vale'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 VALE, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 29 2021.

This page was last updated on 2/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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