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Williams-Sonoma - WSM Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$127.67
+0.49 (+0.39%)
(As of 10/6/2022 09:31 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$126.29
$127.67
50-Day Range
$117.85
$168.87
52-Week Range
$101.58
$223.32
Volume
33 shs
Average Volume
1.22 million shs
Market Capitalization
$8.52 billion
P/E Ratio
7.94
Dividend Yield
2.43%
Price Target
$168.40

Williams-Sonoma Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
11,500,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
11,130,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+3.32%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$1.59 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
9.8
Last Record Date
September 15, 2022
Outstanding Shares
66,710,000 shares
Float Size
65,810,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
17.47%
Today's Trading Volume
33 shares
Average Trading Volume
1,218,340 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
-100.00%
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WSM Short Interest Over Time

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Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
9/15/202211,500,000 shares $1.59 billion +3.3%17.5%9.8 $138.40
8/31/202211,130,000 shares $1.66 billion -11.2%16.9%9.6 $148.75
8/15/202212,530,000 shares $2.02 billion -2.0%18.5%9.3 $161.47
7/31/202212,790,000 shares $1.85 billion -5.4%18.9%8.7 $144.42
7/15/202213,520,000 shares $1.78 billion +7.6%20.0%9.1 $131.90
6/30/202212,570,000 shares $1.39 billion +0.8%18.5%8.2 $110.95
6/15/202212,470,000 shares $1.51 billion +8.0%18.4%7.9 $121.29
5/31/202211,550,000 shares $1.48 billion +0.3%16.7%7 $127.92
5/15/202211,520,000 shares $0.00 +13.2%16.7%7.7 $0.00
4/30/202210,180,000 shares $1.33 billion +9.8%14.7%7.5 $130.48
4/15/20229,270,000 shares $1.38 billion +15.9%13.1%6.8 $148.98
3/31/20228,000,000 shares $1.16 billion +3.1%11.3%5.9 $145.00
3/15/20227,760,000 shares $1.15 billion -8.1%10.7%6 $148.51
2/28/20228,440,000 shares $1.22 billion +10.3%11.7%7.1 $144.86
2/15/20227,650,000 shares $1.18 billion -0.1%10.6%6.5 $154.33
1/31/20227,660,000 shares $1.23 billion +1.3%10.6%6.7 $160.54
1/15/20227,560,000 shares $1.11 billion +5.6%10.5%6.9 $147.04
12/31/20217,160,000 shares $1.21 billion +26.3%9.9%7.1 $169.13
12/15/20215,670,000 shares $972.97 million +11.2%7.9%5.8 $171.60
11/30/20215,100,000 shares $993.68 million -10.4%7.1%5.5 $194.84
11/15/20215,690,000 shares $1.21 billion -5.6%7.7%5.6 $212.00
10/29/20216,030,000 shares $1.12 billion -2.4%8.2%6.3 $185.73
10/15/20216,180,000 shares $1.13 billion +4.9%8.4%6.5 $182.26
9/30/20215,890,000 shares $1.04 billion +2.6%9.0%6.2 $177.33
9/15/20215,740,000 shares $1.06 billion +5.5%7.8%6.3 $184.25
8/31/20215,440,000 shares $1.02 billion -16.6%7.4%5.7 $186.70
8/13/20216,520,000 shares $1.04 billion +5.5%8.8%7 $159.31
7/30/20216,180,000 shares $937.51 million +2.2%8.3%6.4 $151.70
7/15/20216,050,000 shares $955.54 million -7.5%8.2%5.9 $157.94
6/30/20216,540,000 shares $1.04 billion +6.5%8.8%5.9 $159.65
6/15/20216,140,000 shares $991.61 million +1.2%8.3%4.9 $161.50
5/28/20216,070,000 shares $1.03 billion -3.3%8.1%4.2 $169.54
5/14/20216,280,000 shares $1.05 billion -3.5%8.4%4.5 $167.61
4/30/20216,510,000 shares $1.14 billion +0.5%8.7%4.7 $175.75
4/15/20216,480,000 shares $1.12 billion +10.4%8.6%4.3 $172.63
3/31/20215,870,000 shares $1.08 billion No Change7.8%3.8 $184.00
3/15/20215,870,000 shares $792.92 million -4.1%7.8%4.2 $135.08
2/26/20216,120,000 shares $784.95 million -0.8%8.1%5.3 $128.26
2/12/20216,170,000 shares $787.54 million +8.8%8.1%4.9 $127.64
1/29/20215,670,000 shares $759.33 million -15.0%7.5%4.3 $133.92













WSM Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Williams-Sonoma's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Williams-Sonoma shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of September 15th, traders have sold 11,500,000 shares of WSM short. 17.47% of Williams-Sonoma's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Williams-Sonoma's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Williams-Sonoma?

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. WSM shares currently have a short interest ratio of 10.0. Learn More on Williams-Sonoma's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Williams-Sonoma?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Williams-Sonoma: Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Jane Street Group LLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Citadel Advisors LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., Twin Tree Management LP, Deutsche Bank AG, Walleye Trading LLC, and Otter Creek Advisors LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Williams-Sonoma?

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. 17.47% of Williams-Sonoma's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Williams-Sonoma's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Williams-Sonoma saw a increase in short interest in September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 11,500,000 shares, an increase of 3.3% from the previous total of 11,130,000 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 Williams-Sonoma's float size?

Williams-Sonoma currently has issued a total of 66,711,000 shares. Some of Williams-Sonoma'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. Williams-Sonoma currently has a public float of 65,810,000 shares.

How does Williams-Sonoma's short interest compare to its competitors?

17.47% of Williams-Sonoma's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "retail/wholesale" compare to Williams-Sonoma: GameStop Corp. (16.26%), Bath & Body Works, Inc. (6.33%), Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (16.64%), Builders FirstSource, Inc. (6.00%), DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. (24.02%), Casey's General Stores, Inc. (2.04%), Burlington Stores, Inc. (5.53%), Five Below, Inc. (10.42%), Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (1.86%), and Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (5.45%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Occidental Petroleum Co. ($4.11 billion), Canadian Natural Resources Limited ($3.64 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.15 billion), Lucid Group, Inc. ($2.09 billion), Chesapeake Energy Co. ($2.02 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.01 billion), T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. ($1.92 billion), Plug Power Inc. ($1.77 billion), Rivian Automotive, Inc. ($1.71 billion), and Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ($1.59 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Williams-Sonoma stock?

Short selling WSM is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Williams-Sonoma as its price is falling. WSM shares are trading down $1.39 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 Williams-Sonoma?

A short squeeze for Williams-Sonoma 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 WSM, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Williams-Sonoma'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 WSM, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is September, 15 2022.



This page (NYSE:WSM) was last updated on 10/6/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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