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Verizon Communications - VZ Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$38.24
-0.78 (-2.00%)
(As of 11/28/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$38.13
$39.09
50-Day Range
$35.35
$40.59
52-Week Range
$34.55
$55.51
Volume
20.87 million shs
Average Volume
22.93 million shs
Market Capitalization
$160.60 billion
P/E Ratio
8.30
Dividend Yield
6.69%
Price Target
$48.60

Verizon Communications Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
34,010,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
31,780,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+7.02%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$1.28 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
1.5
Last Record Date
November 15, 2022
Outstanding Shares
4,199,817,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
0.81%
Today's Trading Volume
20,865,429 shares
Average Trading Volume
22,933,416 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
-9.02%
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VZ Short Interest Over Time

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Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
11/15/202234,010,000 shares $1.28 billion +7.0%N/A1.5 $37.70
10/31/202231,780,000 shares $1.19 billion -9.9%N/A1.4 $37.37
10/15/202235,270,000 shares $1.28 billion -4.3%N/A1.6 $36.38
9/30/202236,850,000 shares $1.40 billion +8.5%N/A1.7 $37.97
9/15/202233,970,000 shares $1.39 billion +17.2%N/A1.7 $41.03
8/31/202228,990,000 shares $1.21 billion +0.4%N/A1.4 $41.81
8/15/202228,880,000 shares $1.32 billion -26.0%N/A1.5 $45.56
7/31/202239,000,000 shares $1.80 billion -7.3%N/A1.9 $46.19
7/15/202242,070,000 shares $2.15 billion +7.2%N/A1.9 $51.02
6/30/202239,260,000 shares $1.99 billion +11.2%N/A1.8 $50.75
6/15/202235,310,000 shares $1.74 billion -3.6%0.9%1.5 $49.15
5/31/202236,610,000 shares $1.88 billion -11.6%N/A1.5 $51.29
5/15/202241,390,000 shares $1.99 billion -8.3%N/A1.6 $48.18
4/30/202245,110,000 shares $2.09 billion +1.2%N/A1.8 $46.30
4/15/202244,570,000 shares $2.40 billion +12.7%N/A1.7 $53.83
3/31/202239,560,000 shares $2.02 billion -13.4%N/A1.6 $50.94
3/15/202245,660,000 shares $2.41 billion -8.4%N/A1.9 $52.76
2/28/202249,820,000 shares $2.67 billion -8.5%N/A2.1 $53.67
2/15/202254,430,000 shares $2.90 billion -9.6%N/A2.3 $53.36
1/31/202260,210,000 shares $3.20 billion +10.6%N/A2.7 $53.23
1/15/202254,430,000 shares $2.90 billion -4.1%N/A2.6 $53.28
12/31/202156,740,000 shares $2.95 billion -15.0%N/A2.6 $51.96
12/15/202166,730,000 shares $3.37 billion +27.9%N/A3.1 $50.55
11/30/202152,170,000 shares $2.62 billion +8.1%N/A2.6 $50.27
11/15/202148,280,000 shares $2.53 billion +3.6%N/A2.7 $52.40
10/29/202146,610,000 shares $2.47 billion -15.2%N/A2.7 $52.99
10/15/202154,940,000 shares $2.87 billion +2.7%N/A3.3 $52.27
9/30/202153,500,000 shares $2.89 billion -1.0%N/A3.4 $54.01
9/15/202154,020,000 shares $2.95 billion -2.9%N/A3.7 $54.57
8/31/202155,650,000 shares $3.06 billion +9.5%N/A3.8 $55.00
8/13/202150,820,000 shares $2.84 billion +1.3%N/A3.5 $55.87
7/30/202150,190,000 shares $2.80 billion -0.2%N/A3.2 $55.78
7/15/202150,280,000 shares $2.84 billion +5.1%N/A3.1 $56.55
6/30/202147,840,000 shares $2.68 billion +0.7%N/A2.9 $56.03
6/15/202147,520,000 shares $2.72 billion -1.9%N/A2.9 $57.29
5/28/202148,420,000 shares $2.74 billion +11.1%N/A2.8 $56.49
5/14/202143,600,000 shares $2.56 billion +8.5%N/A2.4 $58.69
4/30/202140,190,000 shares $2.32 billion -11.6%N/A2.1 $57.79
4/15/202145,460,000 shares $2.62 billion -4.3%N/A2.3 $57.70
3/31/202147,500,000 shares $2.76 billion +0.3%N/A2.3 $58.15













VZ Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Verizon Communications' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Verizon Communications shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of November 15th, traders have sold 34,010,000 shares of VZ short. Learn More on Verizon Communications' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Verizon Communications?

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. VZ shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on Verizon Communications's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Verizon Communications?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Verizon Communications: Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Capital Markets Trading UK LLP, Jane Street Group LLC, Maven Securities LTD, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SNC, Paloma Partners Management Co, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Caas Capital Management LP, Capital Fund Management S.A., Citadel Advisors LLC, Point72 Hong Kong Ltd, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, Verition Fund Management LLC, Boothbay Fund Management LLC, HBK Investments L P, Centiva Capital LP, Hsbc Holdings PLC, Maven Securities LTD, Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, UBS Group AG, Group One Trading L.P., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, IMC Chicago LLC, Simplex Trading LLC, SpiderRock Advisors LLC, Clear Street Markets LLC, CenterStar Asset Management LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, QVR LLC, Cutler Group LLC CA, and Washington Capital Management Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Is Verizon Communications' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Verizon Communications saw a increase in short interest during the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 34,010,000 shares, an increase of 7.0% from the previous total of 31,780,000 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 Verizon Communications' short interest compare to its competitors?

Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "computer and technology" compare to Verizon Communications: AT&T Inc. (1.33%), América Móvil, S.A.B. de C.V. (0.32%), Texas Instruments Incorporated (2.29%), Adobe Inc. (1.15%), Salesforce, Inc. (1.04%), T-Mobile US, Inc. (2.99%), QUALCOMM Incorporated (1.18%), International Business Machines Co. (3.20%), SAP SE (0.15%), and Cisco Systems, Inc. (0.92%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Enbridge Inc. ($4.34 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($4.15 billion), T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. ($2.41 billion), Diamondback Energy, Inc. ($2.05 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($1.75 billion), Lucid Group, Inc. ($1.66 billion), PG&E Co. ($1.62 billion), Rivian Automotive, Inc. ($1.62 billion), Etsy, Inc. ($1.61 billion), and Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. ($1.60 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Verizon Communications stock?

Short selling VZ is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Verizon Communications as its price is falling. VZ shares are trading down $0.43 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 Verizon Communications?

A short squeeze for Verizon Communications 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 VZ, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Verizon Communications' 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 VZ, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is November, 15 2022.



This page (NYSE:VZ) was last updated on 11/28/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff