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VMware (VMW) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

Notice: This company has been marked as potentially delisted and may not be actively trading.

VMware Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
10,220,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
4,290,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+138.23%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$1.49 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
4.7
Last Record Date
October 31, 2023
Outstanding Shares
431,790,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
2.37%
Today's Trading Volume
200 shares
Average Trading Volume
1,569,096 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
0%
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VMW Short Interest Over Time

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VMware Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
10/31/202310,220,000 shares $1.49 billion +138.2%N/A4.7 $145.48
10/15/20234,290,000 shares $762.59 million +13.8%N/A1.9 $177.76
9/30/20233,770,000 shares $627.63 million -2.8%N/A2.2 $166.48
9/15/20233,880,000 shares $647.15 million -17.3%N/A2.3 $166.79
8/31/20234,690,000 shares $791.30 million -3.3%N/A2.8 $168.72
8/15/20234,850,000 shares $756.75 million +16.6%N/A2.8 $156.03
7/31/20234,160,000 shares $655.70 million -2.1%N/A2.6 $157.62
7/15/20234,250,000 shares $663.98 million -1.9%N/A2.6 $156.23
6/30/20234,330,000 shares $622.18 million +50.9%N/A2.8 $143.69
6/15/20232,870,000 shares $408.80 million +6.3%N/A2 $142.44
5/31/20232,700,000 shares $367.98 million +5.1%N/A1.9 $136.29
5/15/20232,570,000 shares $319.12 million -20.2%N/A2.1 $124.17
4/30/20233,220,000 shares $402.60 million -51.7%N/A2.6 $125.03
4/15/20236,660,000 shares $838.49 million -5.3%N/A5.4 $125.90
3/31/20237,030,000 shares $877.70 million -2.2%N/A5.9 $124.85
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













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 closed out or covered. As of October 31st, traders have sold 10,220,000 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 5.0. 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: Bluefin Capital Management LLC, GTS Securities LLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, Mint Tower Capital Management B.V., HAP Trading LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Clear Street Markets LLC, Balyasny Asset Management L.P., Nomura Holdings Inc., Lighthouse Investment Partners LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, BNP Paribas Financial Markets, Simplex Trading LLC, XR Securities LLC, Ursa Fund Management LLC, SpiderRock Advisors LLC, Equitec Proprietary Markets LLC, Cutler Group LLC CA, and FNY Investment Advisers 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 increase in short interest in October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totaling 10,220,000 shares, an increase of 138.2% from the previous total of 4,290,000 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 sector of "computer and technology" compare to VMware: ServiceNow, Inc. (1.50%), Autodesk, Inc. (1.67%), NetEase, Inc. (0.86%), Atlassian Co. (1.24%), Snowflake Inc. (3.31%), CrowdStrike Holdings, Inc. (2.57%), Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (1.01%), Datadog, Inc. (3.00%), Synopsys, Inc. (1.98%), Veeva Systems Inc. (1.32%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: RTX Co. ($9.07 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.71 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.51 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($2.81 billion), Lululemon Athletica Inc. ($2.35 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.26 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($1.88 billion), Rivian Automotive, Inc. ($1.71 billion), Celsius Holdings, Inc. ($1.67 billion), and Newmont Co. ($1.66 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 $0.52 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 October, 31 2023.



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This page (NYSE:VMW) was last updated on 2/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff