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QQQ   325.42
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DOW   30,996.98
QQQ   325.42
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Wayfair Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+6.42 (+2.19 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $299.94
50-Day Range
MA: $260.82
52-Week Range
Now: $299.94
Volume2.25 million shs
Average Volume2.65 million shs
Market Capitalization$29.83 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Wayfair (NYSE:W) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:12,790,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:13,320,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-3.98%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$3.31 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:6.0
Last Record Date:December, 31 2020
Outstanding Shares:64,070,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:0.00%
Today's Trading Volume:2,247,494 shares
Average Trading Volume:2,645,728 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-15.05%

Wayfair (NYSE:W) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
12/31/202012,790,000 $3.31 billion -4.0%0.0%5.8$259.18
12/15/202012,790,000 $3.09 billion -4.0%0.0%5.8$241.93
11/30/202013,320,000 $3.70 billion -4.6%0.0%5.6$277.51
10/30/202013,800,000 $3.25 billion -3.1%0.0%4.9$235.84
10/15/202014,240,000 $3.91 billion -7.5%0.0%5.4$274.34
9/30/202015,400,000 $4.72 billion 0.2%0.0%6.2$306.74
9/15/202015,370,000 $4.51 billion 0.4%0.0%6.2$293.74
8/31/202015,310,000 $4.12 billion -2.3%0.0%6.4$269.31
8/14/202015,670,000 $4.81 billion -3.3%0.0%6.6$306.83
7/31/202016,210,000 $5.08 billion -2.6%26.6%6.5$313.64
7/15/202016,650,000 $4.43 billion 4.0%27.6%5.5$266.09
6/30/202016,010,000 $3.57 billion -10.8%26.5%4.7$222.79
6/15/202017,950,000 $3.92 billion 2.1%29.8%4.3$218.43
5/29/202017,580,000 $3.53 billion 14.5%29.2%3.8$200.71
5/15/202015,350,000 $2.63 billion -13.2%25.5%3.1$171.55
4/30/202017,690,000 $2.72 billion -22.2%29.3%3.7$153.89
4/15/202022,730,000 $4.32 billion -4.6%35.8%5.6$190.27
3/31/202023,830,000 $2.92 billion 3.0%0.0%6.4$122.41
3/13/202023,127,000 $1.78 billion 18.9%36.7%9.8$76.85
2/28/202019,450,000 $592.06 million 0.4%30.9%8.2$30.44
2/14/202019,380,000 $953.50 million -5.8%31.5%9.5$49.20
1/31/202020,570,000 $1.46 billion -5.9%32.8%10.2$71.15
1/15/202021,850,000 $2.11 billion 4.9%34.8%9.3$96.40
12/31/201920,840,000 $2.22 billion 4.1%33.2%9$106.74
8/15/201912,503,900 $1.35 billion 8.7%20.8%8.6$108.30

Wayfair (NYSE:W) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Wayfair's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Wayfair shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of December 31st, traders have sold 12,790,000 shares of W short. 0.00% of Wayfair's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Wayfair?

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. Wayfair currently has a short interest ratio of 6.0.

Is Wayfair's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Wayfair saw a drop in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 12,790,000 shares, a drop of 4.0% from the previous total of 13,320,000 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 Wayfair's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Wayfair's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "catalog & mail-order houses" compare to Wayfair: Chewy, Inc. (0.00%), Vipshop Holdings Limited (0.00%), CDW Co. (1.41%), Stitch Fix, Inc. (0.00%), Qurate Retail, Inc. (6.19%), Jumia Technologies AG (0.00%), Overstock.com, Inc. (0.00%), Insight Enterprises, Inc. (5.93%), Revolve Group, Inc. (0.00%), and Baozun Inc. (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: Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.18 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($4.71 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.45 billion), Aon Plc ($4.28 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.70 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($3.00 billion), The Clorox Company ($2.46 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.40 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.38 billion), and Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.37 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Wayfair stock?

Short selling W is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Wayfair as its price is falling. Wayfair's stock is trading up $6.42 today. To short Wayfair 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 Wayfair 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 Wayfair?

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

How often is Wayfair'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 W, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is December, 31 2020.

This page was last updated on 1/24/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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