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S&P 500   4,471.37
DOW   35,294.76
QQQ   368.94
S&P 500   4,471.37
DOW   35,294.76
QQQ   368.94
S&P 500   4,471.37
DOW   35,294.76
QQQ   368.94

Wayfair Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-2.33 (-0.96 %)
(As of 10/15/2021 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume780,336 shs
Average Volume1.57 million shs
Market Capitalization$24.91 billion
P/E Ratio74.93
Dividend YieldN/A

Wayfair (NYSE:W) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume17,530,000 shares
Previous Short Volume16,380,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+7.02%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$4.48 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover13.3
Last Record DateSeptember, 30 2021
Outstanding Shares103,900,000 shares
Float Size71,940,000 shares
Short Percent of Float24.37%
Today's Trading Volume780,336 shares
Average Trading Volume1,572,295 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-50.37%

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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Wayfair (NYSE:W) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
9/30/202117,530,000 shares $4.48 billion +7.0%24.4%13.3 $255.51
9/15/202116,380,000 shares $4.53 billion -0.1%22.8%12.6 $276.40
8/31/202116,390,000 shares $4.60 billion -1.3%22.8%12.8 $280.75
8/13/202116,600,000 shares $5.18 billion +5.0%23.1%12.2 $311.88
7/30/202115,810,000 shares $3.82 billion +3.5%22.0%11.3 $241.36
7/15/202115,270,000 shares $4.38 billion +0.5%21.1%11.5 $286.72
6/30/202115,190,000 shares $4.80 billion +0.4%21.0%11.4 $315.71
6/15/202115,130,000 shares $4.68 billion +9.1%20.9%11 $309.36
5/28/202113,870,000 shares $4.25 billion +6.0%19.2%9.9 $306.54
5/14/202113,090,000 shares $3.87 billion +1.1%N/A7.7 $295.27
4/30/202112,950,000 shares $3.97 billion +3.4%N/A7.3 $306.80
4/15/202112,520,000 shares $4.05 billion +1.4%N/A7.2 $323.26
3/31/202112,350,000 shares $3.92 billion -4.3%N/A6.1 $317.02
3/15/202112,900,000 shares $4.08 billion +7.8%N/A6.1 $316.26
2/26/202111,970,000 shares $3.09 billion +2.4%N/A5.6 $258.05
2/12/202111,690,000 shares $3.41 billion +2.0%N/A6.2 $291.61
1/29/202111,460,000 shares $3.19 billion -9.6%N/A5.6 $278.14
1/15/202112,680,000 shares $4.18 billion -0.7%N/A5.5 $329.87
12/31/202012,770,000 shares $2.95 billion -0.2%N/A5.9 $230.67
12/15/202012,790,000 shares $3.24 billion -4.0%N/A5.8 $253.48
11/30/202013,320,000 shares $3.47 billion -4.6%N/A5.6 $260.68
10/30/202013,800,000 shares $3.53 billion -3.1%N/A4.9 $255.76
10/15/202014,240,000 shares $4.18 billion -7.5%N/A5.4 $293.88
9/30/202015,400,000 shares $4.48 billion +0.2%N/A6.2 $291.01
9/15/202015,370,000 shares $4.16 billion +0.4%N/A6.2 $270.34

Institutional Investors Shorting Wayfair (NYSE:W)

This table shows institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders that have reported short positions as of their most recent reporting period. Most commonly, these investors have purchased put options on shares of Wayfair. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Reporting DateInvestor NameShares Shorted (Previous)Shares Shorted (Current)Position ChangePosition Size
10/14/2021XR Securities LLC16,50018,500+12.1%$486.00
10/12/2021Focused Wealth Management Inc200200No Change$6.00
9/13/2021Bank of America Corp DEN/A1,400N/A$442.00
8/31/2021Pathstone Family Office LLCN/A1,230N/A$389.00
8/20/2021Jefferies Group LLCN/A60,000N/A$18,943.00
8/17/2021Wells Fargo & Company MN3,0002,500-16.7%$789.00
8/17/2021Walleye Trading LLC123,300128,400+4.1%$40,537.00
8/17/2021Millennium Management LLC126,30066,300-47.5%$20,932.00
8/17/2021Pathstone Family Office LLCN/A1,230N/A$389.00
8/17/2021Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P.280,0000-100.0%$0.00
8/17/2021Citadel Advisors LLC622,600785,000+26.1%$247,832.00
8/17/2021Boothbay Fund Management LLCN/A800N/A$253.00
8/17/2021Caas Capital Management LPN/A116,200N/A$36,686.00
8/17/2021CMT Capital Markets Trading GmbH402,300402,300No Change$127,010.00
8/16/2021Squarepoint Ops LLC256,200651,600+154.3%$205,717.00
8/16/2021Bank of America Corp DEN/A1,400N/A$442.00
8/16/2021SG3 Management LLC74,00074,000No Change$23,363.00
8/16/2021Credit Suisse AG70,40027,500-60.9%$8,481.00
8/16/2021Jefferies Group LLCN/A6,000,000N/A$18,943.00
8/16/2021DLD Asset Management LP2,0007,000+250.0%$2,212.00
8/16/2021Goldman Sachs Group Inc.151,500151,500No Change$47,830.00
8/16/2021Shay Capital LLCN/A2,000N/A$631.00
8/13/2021Cartenna Capital LPN/A50,000N/A$15,786.00
8/13/2021PEAK6 Investments LLC196,800189,800-3.6%$59,922.00
8/13/2021Laurion Capital Management LP2,8000-100.0%$0.00
8/12/2021Simplex Trading LLC1,140115,700+10,049.1%$36,527.00
8/12/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.355,600502,000+41.2%$158,486.00
8/12/2021Bank of Montreal Can150,000130,000-13.3%$40,114.00
8/12/2021Capital Fund Management S.A.25,10029,500+17.5%$9,313.00
8/11/2021HAP Trading LLCN/A342,400N/A$10,448.00
8/11/2021Levin Capital Strategies L.P.N/A1,000N/A$316.00
8/11/2021Susquehanna International Group LLP1,600,8002,145,700+34.0%$677,419.00
8/10/2021BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA250200-20.0%$6,314.00
8/10/2021Citigroup Inc.225,000556,900+147.5%$175,819.00
8/6/2021Wolverine Trading LLC163,700200,600+22.5%$61,865.00
8/6/2021IMC Chicago LLC170,9000-100.0%$0.00
7/31/2021Clear Street Markets LLCN/A45N/A$1,421.00
7/31/2021Cutler Group LP1002,800+2,700.0%$157.00
7/26/2021XR Securities LLC16,10016,500+2.5%$341.00

Wayfair (NYSE:W) Short Interest FAQ

Wayfair (NYSE:W) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

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 September 30th, investors have sold 17,530,000 shares of W short. 24.37% of Wayfair's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Wayfair's current short interest.

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 13.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Wayfair

Which institutional investors are shorting Wayfair?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Wayfair: XR Securities LLC, Focused Wealth Management Inc, Bank of America Corp DE, Pathstone Family Office LLC, Jefferies Group LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Walleye Trading LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Pathstone Family Office LLC, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Citadel Advisors LLC, Boothbay Fund Management LLC, Caas Capital Management LP, CMT Capital Markets Trading GmbH, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, SG3 Management LLC, Credit Suisse AG, Jefferies Group LLC, DLD Asset Management LP, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Shay Capital LLC, Cartenna Capital LP, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Laurion Capital Management LP, Simplex Trading LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Bank of Montreal Can, Capital Fund Management S.A., HAP Trading LLC, Levin Capital Strategies L.P., Susquehanna International Group LLP, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Citigroup Inc., Wolverine Trading LLC, IMC Chicago LLC, Clear Street Markets LLC, Cutler Group LP, and XR Securities LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Wayfair?

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. 24.37% of Wayfair's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Wayfair's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Wayfair saw a increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totaling 17,530,000 shares, an increase of 7.0% from the previous total of 16,380,000 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.

What is Wayfair's float size?

Wayfair currently has issued a total of 103,900,000 shares. Some of Wayfair's outstanding shares are available for trading, while others are subject to various restrictions. The public float, also referred to as floating shares or "the float", are shares that publicly owned, unrestricted and available to trade on the open market. Wayfair currently has a public float of 71,940,000 shares.

How does Wayfair's short interest compare to its competitors?

24.37% 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: Coupang, Inc. (6.07%), Chewy, Inc. (18.60%), CDW Co. (0.98%), Ozon Holdings PLC (0.00%), Vipshop Holdings Limited (3.69%), Dingdong (Cayman) Limited (0.18%), Revolve Group, Inc. (0.00%), Qurate Retail, Inc. (5.28%), Stitch Fix, Inc. (0.00%), and Overstock.com, Inc. (13.61%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: S&P Global Inc. ($7.35 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($6.43 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.68 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.48 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($3.77 billion), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited ($3.73 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($3.10 billion), Zoom Video Communications, Inc. ($2.87 billion), Match Group, Inc. ($2.83 billion), and DoorDash, Inc. ($2.54 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 down $2.33 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 appreciates 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 September, 30 2021.

This page was last updated on 10/17/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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