Waste Connections (WCN) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$167.06
+0.79 (+0.48%)
(As of 01:34 PM ET)

Waste Connections Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
1,070,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
1,270,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-15.75%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$184.05 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
1.2
Last Record Date
March 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
258,020,000 shares
Float Size
256,760,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
0.42%
Today's Trading Volume
368,111 shares
Average Trading Volume
891,784 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
41%
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WCN Short Interest Over Time

WCN Days to Cover Over Time

WCN Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Waste Connections Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/20241,070,000 shares $184.05 million -15.8%0.4%1.2 $172.01
3/15/20241,270,000 shares $217.08 million -24.4%0.5%1.4 $170.93
2/29/20241,680,000 shares $279.60 million +3.7%0.7%1.7 $166.43
2/15/20241,620,000 shares $268.03 million No Change0.6%1.6 $165.45
1/31/20241,620,000 shares $251.44 million +46.0%0.6%1.6 $155.21
1/15/20241,110,000 shares $165.30 million -22.9%0.4%1 $148.92
12/31/20231,440,000 shares $214.95 million -33.9%0.6%1.3 $149.27
12/15/20232,180,000 shares $316.99 million -21.0%0.9%1.9 $145.41
11/30/20232,760,000 shares $374.09 million +3.8%1.1%2.6 $135.54
11/15/20232,660,000 shares $356.41 million -14.2%1.0%2.7 $133.99
10/31/20233,100,000 shares $401.45 million -17.3%1.2%3.3 $129.50
10/15/20233,750,000 shares $519.04 million +11.9%1.5%4.7 $138.41
9/30/20233,350,000 shares $449.91 million -3.2%1.3%4 $134.30
9/15/20233,460,000 shares $490.63 million +1.2%1.4%4.2 $141.80
8/31/20233,420,000 shares $468.64 million +18.3%1.3%4 $137.03
8/15/20232,890,000 shares $399.89 million +25.1%1.1%3.3 $138.37
7/31/20232,310,000 shares $326.10 million +51.0%0.9%2.7 $141.17
7/15/20231,530,000 shares $216.37 million -19.5%0.6%1.7 $141.42
6/30/20231,900,000 shares $271.61 million -25.8%0.7%2.2 $142.95
6/15/20232,560,000 shares $351.82 million +4.1%1.0%3 $137.43
5/31/20232,460,000 shares $336.28 million -2.4%1.0%2.9 $136.70
5/15/20232,520,000 shares $361.90 million +3.7%1.0%2.8 $143.61
4/30/20232,430,000 shares $338.13 million -23.8%1.0%2.6 $139.15
4/15/20233,190,000 shares $456.49 million +12.7%1.2%3.6 $143.10
3/31/20232,830,000 shares $393.57 million -10.7%1.1%3.1 $139.07
3/15/20233,170,000 shares $428.08 million +20.5%1.2%3.5 $135.04
2/28/20232,630,000 shares $352.21 million +30.2%1.0%2.9 $133.92
2/15/20232,020,000 shares $273.77 million -9.8%0.8%2.3 $135.53
1/31/20232,240,000 shares $297.70 million -23.8%0.9%2.5 $132.90
1/15/20232,940,000 shares $383.93 million +7.7%1.2%3 $130.59
12/30/20222,730,000 shares $361.89 million -8.7%1.1%2.9 $132.56
12/15/20222,990,000 shares $410.62 million No Change1.2%2.7 $137.33
11/30/20222,990,000 shares $432.06 million -25.4%1.2%2.6 $144.50
11/15/20224,010,000 shares $545.80 million +19.4%1.6%3.4 $136.11
10/31/20223,360,000 shares $443.22 million -14.7%1.3%3 $131.91
10/15/20223,940,000 shares $490.69 million +1.0%1.5%3.8 $124.54
9/30/20223,900,000 shares $527.01 million +13.0%1.5%3.9 $135.13
9/15/20223,450,000 shares $503.11 million +12.4%1.4%4 $145.83
8/31/20223,070,000 shares $427.28 million +4.4%1.2%3.7 $139.18
8/15/20222,940,000 shares $416.60 million +33.0%1.2%3.7 $141.70
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WCN Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Waste Connections' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Waste Connections shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of March 31st, investors have sold 1,070,000 shares of WCN short. 0.42% of Waste Connections' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Waste Connections' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Waste Connections?

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. WCN shares currently have a short interest ratio of 1.0. Learn More on Waste Connections's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Waste Connections?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Waste Connections: Citadel Advisors LLC, PEAK6 Investments 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 Waste Connections?

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. 0.42% of Waste Connections' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Waste Connections' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Waste Connections saw a drop in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,070,000 shares, a drop of 15.7% from the previous total of 1,270,000 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 Waste Connections' float size?

Waste Connections currently has issued a total of 258,020,000 shares. Some of Waste Connections' 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. Waste Connections currently has a public float of 256,760,000 shares.

How does Waste Connections' short interest compare to its competitors?

0.42% of Waste Connections' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies compare to Waste Connections: United Rentals, Inc. (3.61%), Ingersoll Rand Inc. (1.41%), AerCap Holdings (1.35%), Enviri Co. (2.57%), Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. (1.68%), Aqua Metals, Inc. (3.45%), Tetra Tech, Inc. (1.61%), AGCO Co. (3.04%), Donaldson Company, Inc. (1.30%), Crane (1.27%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: TC Energy Co. ($4.49 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.94 billion), General Motors ($3.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.32 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.21 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($3.13 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($3.08 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.28 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.24 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.14 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Waste Connections stock?

Short selling WCN is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Waste Connections as its price is falling. WCN shares are trading up $1.18 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 Waste Connections?

A short squeeze for Waste Connections 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 WCN, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Waste Connections' 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 WCN, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2024.



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