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Waste Management (WM) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$200.87
-1.26 (-0.62%)
(As of 06/12/2024 ET)

Waste Management Short Interest Data

Current Short Interest
3,060,000 shares
Previous Short Interest
2,450,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+24.90%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$644.83 million
Short Interest Ratio
1.8 Days to Cover
Last Record Date
May 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
401,080,000 shares
Float Size
400,230,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
0.76%
Today's Trading Volume
1,311,372 shares
Average Trading Volume
1,729,823 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
76%
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WM Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Waste Management Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
5/31/20243,060,000 shares $644.83 million +24.9%0.8%1.8 $210.73
5/15/20242,450,000 shares $512.05 million -30.6%0.6%1.5 $209.00
4/30/20243,530,000 shares $734.28 million -6.1%0.9%2 $208.01
4/15/20243,760,000 shares $772.15 million -14.9%0.9%2.2 $205.36
3/31/20244,420,000 shares $942.12 million -15.0%1.1%2.6 $213.15
3/15/20245,200,000 shares $1.09 billion -6.0%1.3%3.3 $210.53
2/29/20245,530,000 shares $1.14 billion +41.1%1.4%3.3 $205.65
2/15/20243,920,000 shares $780.51 million +4.5%1.0%2.4 $199.11
1/31/20243,750,000 shares $696.11 million -18.5%0.9%2.5 $185.63
1/15/20244,600,000 shares $834.44 million +3.4%1.1%3 $181.40
12/31/20234,450,000 shares $797.00 million -12.9%1.1%2.9 $179.10
12/15/20235,110,000 shares $891.54 million -1.9%1.3%3.3 $174.47
11/30/20235,210,000 shares $890.86 million -9.7%1.3%3.4 $170.99
11/15/20235,770,000 shares $987.65 million +9.5%1.4%3.9 $171.17
10/31/20235,270,000 shares $866.02 million +39.4%1.3%3.7 $164.33
10/15/20233,780,000 shares $600.30 million +11.8%0.9%2.6 $158.81
9/30/20233,380,000 shares $515.25 million -17.4%0.8%2.4 $152.44
9/15/20234,090,000 shares $656.36 million -8.5%1.0%3 $160.48
8/31/20234,470,000 shares $700.81 million +19.5%1.1%3.3 $156.78
8/15/20233,740,000 shares $594.62 million -4.8%0.9%2.7 $158.99
7/31/20233,930,000 shares $643.69 million -17.6%1.0%2.7 $163.79
7/15/20234,770,000 shares $804.03 million +15.2%1.2%3.4 $168.56
6/30/20234,140,000 shares $717.83 million -4.2%1.1%2.9 $173.39
6/15/20234,320,000 shares $709.34 million -7.7%1.1%2.7 $164.20
5/31/20234,680,000 shares $757.79 million +0.2%1.2%2.8 $161.92
5/15/20234,670,000 shares $787.27 million -6.0%1.2%2.7 $168.58
4/30/20234,970,000 shares $825.27 million -16.9%1.3%2.8 $166.05
4/15/20235,980,000 shares $988.49 million +1.2%1.5%3.3 $165.30
3/31/20235,910,000 shares $964.33 million +28.2%1.5%3.1 $163.17
3/15/20234,610,000 shares $714.83 million +3.8%1.2%2.6 $155.06
2/28/20234,440,000 shares $664.93 million +3.0%1.1%2.7 $149.76
2/15/20234,310,000 shares $655.72 million +8.3%1.1%2.6 $152.14
1/31/20233,980,000 shares $615.83 million -1.2%1.0%2.4 $154.73
1/15/20234,030,000 shares $621.39 million +7.5%1.0%2.3 $154.19
12/30/20223,750,000 shares $588.30 million -2.6%1.0%2.2 $156.88
12/15/20223,850,000 shares $628.97 million -4.0%1.0%2.2 $163.37
11/30/20224,010,000 shares $672.56 million -6.7%1.0%2.2 $167.72
11/15/20224,300,000 shares $675.49 million +9.7%1.1%2.4 $157.09
10/31/20223,920,000 shares $620.81 million -3.9%1.0%2.3 $158.37
10/15/20224,080,000 shares $631.30 million -9.5%1.0%2.4 $154.73
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9/30/20224,510,000 shares $722.55 million +11.1%1.1%2.8 $160.21
9/15/20224,060,000 shares $694.38 million +18.0%1.0%2.6 $171.03
8/31/20223,440,000 shares $581.46 million -4.4%0.9%2.2 $169.03
8/15/20223,600,000 shares $621.72 million +9.4%0.9%2.4 $172.70
7/31/20223,290,000 shares $541.40 million +1.5%0.8%2 $164.56
7/15/20223,240,000 shares $492.51 million -4.1%0.8%1.9 $152.01
6/30/20223,380,000 shares $517.07 million -5.3%N/A1.9 $152.98
6/15/20223,570,000 shares $519.11 million -4.6%N/A2 $145.41
5/31/20223,740,000 shares $592.83 million -21.4%0.9%2.1 $158.51
5/15/20224,760,000 shares $751.60 million -1.9%1.2%2.5 $157.90
4/30/20224,850,000 shares $797.53 million +6.1%1.2%2.6 $164.44
4/15/20224,570,000 shares $727.36 million No Change1.2%2.3 $159.16
3/31/20224,570,000 shares $724.35 million -0.2%1.2%2.2 $158.50
3/15/20224,580,000 shares $710.68 million -10.2%1.2%2.2 $155.17
2/28/20225,100,000 shares $736.44 million -1.2%1.3%2.4 $144.40
2/15/20225,160,000 shares $736.23 million +5.3%1.3%2.6 $142.68
1/31/20224,900,000 shares $737.16 million -11.1%1.2%2.6 $150.44
1/15/20225,510,000 shares $863.14 million -3.8%1.4%3.1 $156.65
12/31/20215,730,000 shares $956.34 million -4.7%1.4%3.5 $166.90
12/15/20216,010,000 shares $976.81 million +3.6%1.5%3.6 $162.53
11/30/20215,800,000 shares $931.89 million +1.4%1.5%3.8 $160.67
11/15/20215,720,000 shares $932.36 million +12.6%1.4%3.8 $163.00
10/29/20215,080,000 shares $813.97 million +18.1%1.3%3.5 $160.23
10/15/20214,300,000 shares $680.13 million +11.7%1.1%3 $158.17
9/30/20213,850,000 shares $575.04 million +2.1%1.0%2.9 $149.36
9/15/20213,770,000 shares $586.73 million -1.6%0.9%2.9 $155.63
8/31/20213,830,000 shares $594.07 million +4.1%1.0%3 $155.11
8/13/20213,680,000 shares $554.24 million +16.8%0.9%3 $150.61
7/30/20213,150,000 shares $467.02 million +5.4%0.8%2.5 $148.26
7/15/20212,990,000 shares $434.63 million +1.4%0.7%2.3 $145.36
6/30/20212,950,000 shares $413.32 million -6.7%0.7%2.2 $140.11
6/15/20213,160,000 shares $445.12 million -17.1%0.8%2.2 $140.86
5/28/20213,810,000 shares $535.99 million +21.7%0.9%2.4 $140.68
5/14/20213,130,000 shares $442.64 million -21.8%0.8%1.7 $141.42
4/30/20214,000,000 shares $548.72 million -5.9%1.0%2 $137.18
4/15/20214,250,000 shares $568.99 million +1.2%1.1%2.1 $133.88
3/31/20214,200,000 shares $542.98 million -4.8%1.0%2 $129.28
3/15/20214,410,000 shares $537.09 million +16.4%1.1%2.2 $121.79
2/26/20213,790,000 shares $425.50 million +5.3%0.9%2 $112.27
2/12/20213,600,000 shares $407.59 million +7.1%0.9%2.2 $113.22
1/29/20213,360,000 shares $376.69 million -12.7%0.8%2.2 $112.11
1/15/20213,850,000 shares $441.36 million +7.2%0.9%2.4 $114.64
12/31/20203,590,000 shares $419.78 million +10.8%0.9%2.4 $116.93
12/15/20203,240,000 shares $371.89 million +12.1%0.8%2.2 $114.78
11/30/20202,890,000 shares $344.46 million -13.0%0.7%1.9 $119.19
10/30/20202,650,000 shares $285.01 million -27.4%0.6%1.7 $107.55
10/15/20203,650,000 shares $418.22 million +11.6%0.9%2.4 $114.58
9/30/20203,270,000 shares $370.07 million -12.3%N/A2.1 $113.17
9/15/20203,730,000 shares $436.67 million -3.1%0.9%2.1 $117.07
8/31/20203,850,000 shares $438.90 million -1.5%0.9%2.1 $114.00
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8/14/20203,910,000 shares $435.85 million +12.0%0.9%2 $111.47
7/31/20203,490,000 shares $382.50 million +15.6%0.8%1.7 $109.60
7/15/20203,020,000 shares $320.72 million -5.3%0.7%1.4 $106.20
6/30/20203,190,000 shares $337.85 million -17.8%0.8%1.4 $105.91
6/15/20203,880,000 shares $405.42 million -15.1%0.9%1.5 $104.49
5/29/20204,570,000 shares $487.85 million -12.1%1.1%1.5 $106.75
5/15/20205,200,000 shares $498.84 million +12.1%1.2%1.6 $95.93
4/30/20204,640,000 shares $464.09 million -2.7%1.1%1.4 $100.02
4/15/20204,770,000 shares $460.93 million +24.2%1.1%1.5 $96.63
3/31/20203,840,000 shares $355.43 million -30.1%0.9%1.3 $92.56
3/13/20205,495,400 shares $548.72 million -8.6%1.3%2.8 $99.85
2/28/20206,010,000 shares $528.10 million +30.9%1.4%3.1 $87.87
2/14/20204,590,000 shares $520.78 million -19.9%1.1%2.8 $113.46
1/31/20205,730,000 shares $692.93 million +6.5%1.4%3.6 $120.93
1/15/20205,380,000 shares $672.39 million +8.3%1.3%3.1 $124.98
12/31/20194,970,000 shares $601.37 million -4.6%1.2%2.9 $121.00
8/15/20193,507,800 shares $410.59 million +3.2%0.8%2.1 $117.05

WM Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Waste Management's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Waste Management shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of May 31st, traders have sold 3,060,000 shares of WM short. 0.76% of Waste Management's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Waste Management's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Waste Management?

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. WM shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on Waste Management's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Waste Management?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Waste Management: Walleye Trading LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., SpiderRock Advisors LLC, Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services LLC, and Portman Square Capital LLP. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Waste Management?

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. 0.76% of Waste Management's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Waste Management's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Waste Management saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totaling 3,060,000 shares, an increase of 24.9% from the previous total of 2,450,000 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 Management's float size?

Waste Management currently has issued a total of 401,080,000 shares. Some of Waste Management'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. Waste Management currently has a public float of 400,230,000 shares.

How does Waste Management's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.76% of Waste Management's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies compare to Waste Management: Republic Services, Inc. (1.14%), Rollins, Inc. (2.34%), Clean Harbors, Inc. (1.04%), Tetra Tech, Inc. (1.85%), Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (3.40%), Stericycle, Inc. (2.82%), ABM Industries Incorporated (2.62%), SP Plus Co. (5.74%), Team, Inc. (0.42%), Waste Connections, Inc. (0.41%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: T-Mobile US, Inc. ($4.43 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.54 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.11 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.88 billion), General Motors ($2.62 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.34 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.25 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.12 billion), Dell Technologies Inc. ($1.89 billion), and Enphase Energy, Inc. ($1.72 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Waste Management stock?

Short selling WM is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Waste Management as its price is falling. WM shares are trading down $1.26 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 Management?

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

How often is Waste Management'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 WM, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is May, 31 2024.



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