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Watsco (WSO) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$502.50
+9.90 (+2.01%)
(As of 01:19 PM ET)

Watsco Short Interest Data

Current Short Interest
3,070,000 shares
Previous Short Interest
3,470,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-11.53%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$1.42 billion
Short Interest Ratio
10.7 Days to Cover
Last Record Date
June 30, 2024
Outstanding Shares
40,300,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
7.62%
Today's Trading Volume
87,917 shares
Average Trading Volume
315,565 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
28%
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WSO Short Interest Over Time

WSO Days to Cover Over Time

WSO Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Watsco Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
6/30/20243,070,000 shares $1.42 billion -11.5%N/A10.7 $463.24
6/15/20243,470,000 shares $1.66 billion +1.2%N/A12.1 $477.99
5/31/20243,430,000 shares $1.63 billion -1.4%N/A10.8 $474.90
5/15/20243,480,000 shares $1.68 billion -7.0%N/A10.7 $482.70
4/30/20243,740,000 shares $1.67 billion -10.7%N/A10.7 $447.72
4/15/20244,190,000 shares $1.73 billion +8.6%N/A12 $412.45
3/31/20243,860,000 shares $1.67 billion -7.0%N/A11.1 $431.97
3/15/20244,150,000 shares $1.68 billion +7.2%N/A12.2 $404.41
2/29/20243,870,000 shares $1.53 billion +1.8%N/A12.3 $394.12
2/15/20243,800,000 shares $1.51 billion +1.1%N/A12.7 $397.18
1/31/20243,760,000 shares $1.47 billion -1.8%N/A13.7 $390.98
1/15/20243,830,000 shares $1.56 billion -1.0%N/A14.1 $407.66
12/31/20233,870,000 shares $1.66 billion -1.8%N/A13.4 $428.47
12/15/20233,940,000 shares $1.66 billion -5.5%N/A12.6 $421.15
11/30/20234,170,000 shares $1.59 billion +1.5%N/A12.9 $382.04
11/15/20234,110,000 shares $1.57 billion +0.7%N/A12.9 $381.88
10/31/20234,080,000 shares $1.42 billion -5.6%N/A12.8 $348.82
10/15/20234,320,000 shares $1.65 billion -3.1%N/A13 $382.67
9/30/20234,460,000 shares $1.68 billion +0.2%N/A14.6 $377.72
9/15/20234,450,000 shares $1.57 billion +0.9%N/A15.4 $352.66
8/31/20234,410,000 shares $1.61 billion +1.2%N/A14.8 $364.59
8/15/20234,360,000 shares $1.57 billion +0.5%N/A12.3 $360.56
7/31/20234,340,000 shares $1.64 billion -1.4%N/A12.1 $378.23
7/15/20234,400,000 shares $1.60 billion +2.3%N/A12.3 $364.65
6/30/20234,300,000 shares $1.64 billion -2.7%N/A11.3 $381.41
6/15/20234,420,000 shares $1.62 billion +9.4%N/A11.7 $367.19
5/31/20234,040,000 shares $1.31 billion +2.3%N/A11 $324.23
5/15/20233,950,000 shares $1.33 billion +7.6%N/A12.5 $335.77
4/30/20233,670,000 shares $1.27 billion -4.9%N/A11 $346.38
4/15/20233,860,000 shares $1.20 billion +5.8%N/A11.6 $311.97
3/31/20233,650,000 shares $1.16 billion +1.7%N/A12 $318.16
3/15/20233,590,000 shares $1.08 billion -4.0%N/A12.5 $300.45
2/28/20233,740,000 shares $1.14 billion -0.5%N/A13.5 $304.71
2/15/20233,760,000 shares $1.16 billion -0.3%N/A13.5 $307.62
1/31/20233,770,000 shares $1.08 billion -3.6%N/A14 $287.37
1/15/20233,910,000 shares $1.08 billion +5.1%N/A15 $275.46
12/30/20223,720,000 shares $927.77 million -1.1%N/A12.4 $249.40
12/15/20223,760,000 shares $970.79 million +8.4%N/A12.2 $258.19
11/30/20223,470,000 shares $933.36 million +7.1%N/A11.4 $268.98
11/15/20223,240,000 shares $917.67 million +13.7%N/A10.9 $283.23
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10/31/20222,850,000 shares $772.24 million +11.3%8.7%9.8 $270.96
10/15/20222,560,000 shares $618.16 million +17.4%7.8%8.5 $241.47
9/30/20222,180,000 shares $561.26 million +2.8%6.6%8.2 $257.46
9/15/20222,120,000 shares $577.15 million -2.3%6.5%8.1 $272.24
8/31/20222,170,000 shares $590.31 million +4.3%6.6%7.9 $272.03
8/15/20222,080,000 shares $635.02 million +6.1%6.3%7.5 $305.30
7/31/20221,960,000 shares $536.94 million -11.7%6.0%6.8 $273.95
7/15/20222,220,000 shares $563.19 million +3.3%6.8%7.6 $253.69
6/30/20222,150,000 shares $513.46 million +25.0%6.5%7.5 $238.82
6/15/20221,720,000 shares $421.43 million -5.5%5.2%5.9 $245.02
5/31/20221,820,000 shares $465.25 million -2.2%5.5%6.9 $255.63
5/15/20221,860,000 shares $480.12 million +17.7%5.7%7 $258.13
4/30/20221,580,000 shares $421.51 million +17.9%4.8%6.4 $266.78
4/15/20221,340,000 shares $386.44 million +13.6%4.1%5.9 $288.39
3/31/20221,180,000 shares $359.48 million -11.3%3.6%6.2 $304.64
3/15/20221,330,000 shares $389.94 million +4.7%4.1%7.9 $293.19
2/28/20221,270,000 shares $346.79 million +2.4%3.9%7.9 $273.06
2/15/20221,240,000 shares $325.61 million -2.4%3.8%8.3 $262.59
1/31/20221,270,000 shares $358.85 million -3.1%3.9%9.9 $282.56
1/15/20221,310,000 shares $390.45 million No Change4.0%10.9 $298.05
12/31/20211,310,000 shares $409.87 million -3.7%4.0%10.7 $312.88
12/15/20211,360,000 shares $429.71 million +7.9%4.2%11.1 $315.96
11/30/20211,260,000 shares $368.81 million +2.4%3.9%10.6 $292.71
11/15/20211,230,000 shares $370.12 million -0.8%3.8%10.1 $300.91
10/29/20211,240,000 shares $359.08 million +3.3%3.8%10.1 $289.58
10/15/20211,200,000 shares $342.35 million -3.2%3.7%9.2 $285.29
9/30/20211,240,000 shares $328.13 million No Change3.8%8.9 $264.62
9/15/20211,240,000 shares $347.65 million -0.8%3.8%8.6 $280.36
8/31/20211,250,000 shares $348.03 million -3.1%3.8%8.5 $278.42
8/13/20211,290,000 shares $356.35 million -1.5%4.0%9 $276.24
7/30/20211,310,000 shares $370.00 million -12.1%4.0%8.5 $282.44
7/15/20211,490,000 shares $425.98 million +1.4%4.6%9.5 $285.89
6/30/20211,470,000 shares $421.36 million -5.8%4.5%9.2 $286.64
6/15/20211,560,000 shares $446.57 million +2.6%4.8%9.9 $286.26
5/28/20211,520,000 shares $442.93 million +4.8%4.7%9 $291.40
5/14/20211,450,000 shares $427.66 million -0.7%N/A7.9 $294.94
4/30/20211,460,000 shares $434.90 million -8.2%N/A7.5 $297.88
4/15/20211,590,000 shares $440.26 million -1.9%N/A7.7 $276.89
3/31/20211,620,000 shares $421.56 million -4.1%N/A8.2 $260.22
3/15/20211,690,000 shares $419.22 million -7.1%N/A8.6 $248.06
2/26/20211,820,000 shares $448.45 million +4.6%N/A9.6 $246.40
2/12/20211,740,000 shares $433.64 million -4.4%N/A9.9 $249.22
1/29/20211,820,000 shares $456.67 million -9.0%N/A10.6 $250.92
1/15/20212,000,000 shares $465.76 million No ChangeN/A12 $232.88
12/31/20202,000,000 shares $455.68 million -0.5%N/A12.5 $227.84
12/15/20202,010,000 shares $441.70 million -1.5%N/A12.4 $219.75
11/30/20202,040,000 shares $455.10 million -1.9%N/A11.9 $223.09
10/30/20202,120,000 shares $480.12 million -2.3%N/A11.4 $226.47
10/15/20202,170,000 shares $516.37 million +5.3%N/A11.1 $237.96
9/30/20202,060,000 shares $479.75 million -1.9%N/A9.2 $232.89
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9/15/20202,100,000 shares $496.13 million -1.4%N/A9 $236.25
8/31/20202,130,000 shares $521.83 million -5.8%N/A9 $244.99
8/14/20202,260,000 shares $538.26 million +0.4%N/A9.3 $238.17
7/31/20202,250,000 shares $531.16 million -5.5%N/A9.5 $236.07
7/15/20202,380,000 shares $452.70 million +4.4%N/A9.7 $190.21
6/30/20202,280,000 shares $405.16 million +7.0%N/A9.6 $177.70
6/15/20202,130,000 shares $377.61 million -2.7%N/A8.1 $177.28
5/29/20202,190,000 shares $386.91 million +7.4%N/A7.2 $176.67
5/15/20202,040,000 shares $317.18 million -3.8%N/A6.1 $155.48
4/30/20202,120,000 shares $341.30 million +1.4%N/A6.1 $160.99
4/15/20202,090,000 shares $323.68 million +16.1%N/A6.2 $154.87
3/31/20201,800,000 shares $284.45 million +3.0%N/A5.7 $158.03
3/13/20201,747,000 shares $282.11 million +5.2%N/A7.6 $161.48
2/28/20201,660,000 shares $229.78 million +7.8%N/A7.2 $138.42
2/14/20201,540,000 shares $264.88 million +15.8%N/A8.7 $172.00
1/31/20201,330,000 shares $216.13 million -5.7%N/A8.2 $162.50
1/15/20201,410,000 shares $244.47 million -7.8%N/A8.8 $173.38
12/31/20191,530,000 shares $272.48 million -5.0%N/A8.9 $178.09
9/15/20191,840,000 shares $305.92 million +5.1%5.7%7.8 $166.26

WSO Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Watsco's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Watsco shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of June 30th, traders have sold 3,070,000 shares of WSO short. Learn More on Watsco's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Watsco?

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. WSO shares currently have a short interest ratio of 11.0. Learn More on Watsco's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Watsco?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Watsco: Walleye Trading LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, and Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Is Watsco's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Watsco saw a drop in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 3,070,000 shares, a drop of 11.5% from the previous total of 3,470,000 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.

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

Here is how the short interest of companies compare to Watsco: W.W. Grainger, Inc. (3.08%), United Rentals, Inc. (4.15%), Fastenal (2.51%), WESCO International, Inc. (5.35%), Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. (2.11%), Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. (2.96%), Air Lease Co. (3.18%), GATX Co. (3.44%), MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (3.23%), Rush Enterprises, Inc. (3.71%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.71 billion), TC Energy Co. ($2.95 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.63 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.53 billion), Paychex, Inc. ($2.03 billion), Cencora, Inc. ($2.03 billion), Tractor Supply ($1.91 billion), Rivian Automotive, Inc. ($1.78 billion), Chesapeake Energy Co. ($1.50 billion), and United Therapeutics Co. ($1.40 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Watsco stock?

Short selling WSO is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Watsco as its price is falling. WSO shares are trading up $9.90 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 Watsco?

A short squeeze for Watsco 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 WSO, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Watsco'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 WSO, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is June, 30 2024.



This page (NYSE:WSO) was last updated on 7/15/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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