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VMware - VMW Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$122.61
+0.27 (+0.22%)
(As of 03/28/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$121.84
$123.16
50-Day Range
$110.09
$126.37
52-Week Range
$91.53
$132.15
Volume
845,055 shs
Average Volume
1.60 million shs
Market Capitalization
$52.16 billion
P/E Ratio
39.81
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$135.88

VMware Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
7,190,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
7,790,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-7.70%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$858.49 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
6.3
Last Record Date
March 15, 2023
Outstanding Shares
425,430,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
1.69%
Today's Trading Volume
845,055 shares
Average Trading Volume
1,595,921 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
-47.05%
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VMW Short Interest Over Time

VMW Days to Cover Over Time

VMW Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

VMware (NYSE:VMW) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/15/20237,190,000 shares $858.49 million -7.7%N/A6.3 $119.40
2/28/20237,790,000 shares $857.91 million +2.0%N/A7.1 $110.13
2/15/20237,640,000 shares $900.37 million +8.5%N/A7.5 $117.85
1/31/20237,040,000 shares $862.19 million -6.9%N/A7 $122.47
1/15/20237,560,000 shares $944.47 million -3.5%N/A7.6 $124.93
12/30/20227,830,000 shares $961.21 million +0.5%N/A7.8 $122.76
12/15/20227,790,000 shares $958.09 million +4.7%N/A8 $122.99
11/30/20227,440,000 shares $903.89 million +58.3%N/A6.8 $121.49
11/15/20224,700,000 shares $546.56 million +9.8%N/A4.5 $116.29
10/31/20224,280,000 shares $481.63 million +12.6%N/A4.2 $112.53
10/15/20223,800,000 shares $403.45 million -7.1%N/A3.7 $106.17
9/30/20224,090,000 shares $435.42 million +9.7%N/A3.7 $106.46
9/15/20223,730,000 shares $423.99 million -1.8%N/A3.2 $113.67
8/31/20223,800,000 shares $440.91 million +22.2%N/A3 $116.03
8/15/20223,110,000 shares $380.73 million -20.5%N/A1.5 $122.42
7/31/20223,910,000 shares $454.34 million +7.7%N/A1.8 $116.20
7/15/20223,630,000 shares $401.55 million -6.7%N/A1.7 $110.62
6/30/20223,890,000 shares $443.38 million +7.5%N/A1.8 $113.98
6/15/20223,620,000 shares $437.55 million +56.0%4.7%1.7 $120.87
5/31/20222,320,000 shares $297.19 million -10.1%N/A1.1 $128.10
5/15/20222,580,000 shares $258.46 million +3.6%N/A1.4 $100.18
4/30/20222,490,000 shares $269.02 million -5.0%N/A1.6 $108.04
4/15/20222,620,000 shares $297.97 million -2.6%N/A1.6 $113.73
3/31/20222,690,000 shares $306.31 million -3.2%N/A1.5 $113.87
3/15/20222,780,000 shares $309.02 million -17.0%N/A1.5 $111.16
2/28/20223,350,000 shares $393.02 million -21.4%N/A1.6 $117.32
2/15/20224,260,000 shares $540.13 million -20.5%N/A1.9 $126.79
1/31/20225,360,000 shares $688.65 million -22.5%N/A2.2 $128.48
1/15/20226,920,000 shares $866.25 million -4.6%N/A2.6 $125.18
12/31/20217,250,000 shares $840.13 million -9.0%N/A2.8 $115.88
12/15/20217,970,000 shares $902.92 million -8.0%N/A3.2 $113.29
11/30/20218,660,000 shares $1.01 billion -17.0%N/A3.6 $116.74
11/15/202110,430,000 shares $1.30 billion -34.4%N/A4.8 $124.66
10/29/202115,900,000 shares $2.41 billion -1.0%20.1%9.2 $151.70
10/15/202116,060,000 shares $2.51 billion -0.4%20.3%12.7 $156.39
9/30/202116,130,000 shares $2.40 billion -0.9%20.4%13.7 $148.70
9/15/202116,270,000 shares $2.31 billion +12.4%20.6%14.1 $141.90
8/31/202114,470,000 shares $2.15 billion +5.5%18.3%14 $148.87
8/13/202113,720,000 shares $2.16 billion -2.6%17.3%15.1 $157.66
7/30/202114,090,000 shares $2.17 billion -0.4%17.8%14.9 $153.74













VMW Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is VMware's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of VMware shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of March 15th, traders have sold 7,190,000 shares of VMW short. Learn More on VMware's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for VMware?

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. VMW shares currently have a short interest ratio of 6.0. Learn More on VMware's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting VMware?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of VMware: Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Natixis, Jane Street Group LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Susquehanna International Group LLP, CSS LLC IL, Verition Fund Management LLC, Jet Capital Investors L P, Clear Street Markets LLC, Natixis, Antara Capital LP, Twin Tree Management LP, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Bank of America Corp DE, Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, Group One Trading L.P., IMC Chicago LLC, UBS Group AG, SpiderRock Advisors LLC, Cutler Group LLC CA, Simplex Trading LLC, Equitec Proprietary Markets LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., and Ursa Fund Management LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Is VMware's short interest increasing or decreasing?

VMware saw a decrease in short interest in March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totaling 7,190,000 shares, a decrease of 7.7% from the previous total of 7,790,000 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 VMware's short interest compare to its competitors?

Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "prepackaged software" compare to VMware: ServiceNow, Inc. (1.71%), NetEase, Inc. (1.13%), Synopsys, Inc. (1.26%), Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (1.35%), Shopify Inc. (4.06%), Snowflake Inc. (4.42%), Autodesk, Inc. (1.02%), Atlassian Co. (1.88%), CrowdStrike Holdings, Inc. (3.01%), and Veeva Systems Inc. (1.61%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Canadian Natural Resources Limited ($3.66 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($2.62 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.38 billion), T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. ($2.13 billion), Verisk Analytics, Inc. ($2.08 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($1.95 billion), Paramount Global ($1.78 billion), Etsy, Inc. ($1.60 billion), Teck Resources Limited ($1.51 billion), and Voya Financial, Inc. ($1.49 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short VMware stock?

Short selling VMW is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from VMware as its price is falling. VMW shares are trading up $0.27 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 VMware?

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

How often is VMware'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 VMW, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 15 2023.



This page (NYSE:VMW) was last updated on 3/29/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff