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Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies (WAB) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$142.08
+0.79 (+0.56%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
1,990,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
1,950,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+2.05%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$266.58 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
2.0
Last Record Date
February 15, 2024
Outstanding Shares
177,030,000 shares
Float Size
175,190,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
1.14%
Today's Trading Volume
965,007 shares
Average Trading Volume
1,285,373 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
75%
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Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/15/20241,990,000 shares $266.58 million +2.1%1.1%2 $133.96
1/31/20241,950,000 shares $256.56 million -3.0%1.1%2.1 $131.57
1/15/20242,010,000 shares $257.32 million +0.5%1.1%2.1 $128.02
12/31/20232,000,000 shares $253.80 million -8.7%1.1%2.2 $126.90
12/15/20232,190,000 shares $267.36 million +1.9%1.2%2.4 $122.08
11/30/20232,150,000 shares $250.60 million +12.0%1.2%2.5 $116.56
11/15/20231,920,000 shares $220.55 million +22.3%1.1%2.3 $114.87
10/31/20231,570,000 shares $166.45 million -14.2%0.9%2 $106.02
10/15/20231,830,000 shares $187.70 million +5.2%1.0%2.4 $102.57
9/30/20231,740,000 shares $184.91 million -12.6%1.0%2.2 $106.27
9/15/20231,990,000 shares $214.30 million +14.4%1.1%2.4 $107.69
8/31/20231,740,000 shares $195.78 million -2.8%1.0%2 $112.52
8/15/20231,790,000 shares $201.52 million +2.3%1.0%1.9 $112.58
7/31/20231,750,000 shares $207.27 million -17.1%1.0%1.7 $118.44
7/15/20232,110,000 shares $236.17 million -7.9%1.2%2 $111.93
6/30/20232,290,000 shares $251.14 million +29.4%1.3%2.3 $109.67
6/15/20231,770,000 shares $180.96 million -8.3%1.0%1.8 $102.24
5/31/20231,930,000 shares $178.78 million -3.5%1.1%2 $92.63
5/15/20232,000,000 shares $196.66 million -2.0%1.1%2.1 $98.33
4/30/20232,040,000 shares $199.25 million +20.0%1.2%2.2 $97.67
4/15/20231,700,000 shares $169.54 million -11.5%1.0%1.8 $99.73
3/31/20231,920,000 shares $194.04 million +15.7%1.1%2 $101.06
3/15/20231,660,000 shares $159.74 million +6.4%0.9%1.8 $96.23
2/28/20231,560,000 shares $162.75 million +3.3%0.9%1.7 $104.33
2/15/20231,510,000 shares $159.46 million -6.8%0.8%1.7 $105.60
1/31/20231,620,000 shares $168.17 million -22.9%0.9%1.9 $103.81
1/15/20232,100,000 shares $218.61 million -7.5%1.2%2.5 $104.10
12/30/20222,270,000 shares $226.57 million -7.4%1.3%2.7 $99.81
12/15/20222,450,000 shares $245.47 million -7.9%1.4%2.8 $100.19
11/30/20222,660,000 shares $268.90 million -17.1%1.5%3 $101.09
11/15/20223,210,000 shares $319.04 million +47.9%1.8%3.7 $99.39
10/31/20222,170,000 shares $202.42 million -10.3%1.3%2.6 $93.28
10/15/20222,420,000 shares $203.50 million +2.1%1.4%2.9 $84.09
9/30/20222,370,000 shares $192.80 million -1.7%1.4%2.9 $81.35
9/15/20222,410,000 shares $211.72 million +1.7%1.4%2.8 $87.85
8/31/20222,370,000 shares $207.73 million -29.9%1.4%2.8 $87.65
8/15/20223,380,000 shares $324.78 million -2.0%1.9%3.8 $96.09
7/31/20223,450,000 shares $322.47 million -9.5%2.0%3.8 $93.47
7/15/20223,810,000 shares $316.88 million +67.1%2.2%4.1 $83.17
6/30/20222,280,000 shares $187.14 million -8.8%1.3%2.4 $82.08













WAB Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 15th, investors have sold 1,990,000 shares of WAB short. 1.14% of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies?

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. WAB shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies: GTS Securities LLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, Paloma Partners Management Co, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Citadel Advisors LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., PEAK6 Investments LLC, Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, and Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies?

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. 1.14% of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies saw a increase in short interest during the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,990,000 shares, an increase of 2.1% from the previous total of 1,950,000 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 Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies' float size?

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies currently has issued a total of 177,030,000 shares. Some of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies' 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. Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies currently has a public float of 175,190,000 shares.

How does Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies' short interest compare to its competitors?

1.14% of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "transportation" compare to Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies: Delta Air Lines, Inc. (2.61%), J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (2.39%), Southwest Airlines Co. (3.23%), Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. (3.11%), Ryanair Holdings plc (1.09%), Saia, Inc. (5.04%), United Airlines Holdings, Inc. (4.83%), XPO, Inc. (4.22%), TFI International Inc. (0.71%), ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. (2.52%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($5.32 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($4.38 billion), General Motors ($3.76 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.08 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($2.65 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.62 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.52 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.19 billion), Rivian Automotive, Inc. ($1.84 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($1.78 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies stock?

Short selling WAB is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies as its price is falling. WAB shares are trading up $0.79 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 Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies?

A short squeeze for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies 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 WAB, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies' 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 WAB, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 15 2024.



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This page (NYSE:WAB) was last updated on 3/3/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff