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Yum! Brands (YUM) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$136.79
-1.22 (-0.88%)
(As of 06/14/2024 ET)

Yum! Brands Short Interest Data

Current Short Interest
7,970,000 shares
Previous Short Interest
8,840,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-9.84%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$1.10 billion
Short Interest Ratio
4.0 Days to Cover
Last Record Date
May 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
281,630,000 shares
Float Size
281,200,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
2.83%
Today's Trading Volume
1,418,495 shares
Average Trading Volume
1,524,531 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
93%
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Yum! Brands Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
5/31/20247,970,000 shares $1.10 billion -9.8%2.8%4 $137.54
5/15/20248,840,000 shares $1.22 billion +2.3%3.1%4.4 $138.34
4/30/20248,640,000 shares $1.22 billion +4.4%3.1%4 $141.25
4/15/20248,280,000 shares $1.14 billion +16.6%3.0%4.1 $137.67
3/31/20247,100,000 shares $984.42 million +4.9%2.5%3.7 $138.65
3/15/20246,770,000 shares $926.41 million +1.4%2.4%3.6 $136.84
2/29/20246,680,000 shares $924.18 million +9.7%2.4%3.7 $138.35
2/15/20246,090,000 shares $824.62 million +13.4%2.2%3.5 $135.41
1/31/20245,370,000 shares $695.36 million -12.3%1.9%3.4 $129.49
1/15/20246,120,000 shares $790.28 million +3.4%2.2%4 $129.13
12/31/20235,920,000 shares $773.51 million +13.0%2.1%3.8 $130.66
12/15/20235,240,000 shares $674.07 million +17.2%1.9%3.3 $128.64
11/30/20234,470,000 shares $561.21 million +3.0%1.6%2.9 $125.55
11/15/20234,340,000 shares $549.62 million +14.2%1.6%2.9 $126.64
10/31/20233,800,000 shares $459.27 million +7.0%1.4%2.5 $120.86
10/15/20233,550,000 shares $414.92 million +8.2%1.3%2.3 $116.88
9/30/20233,280,000 shares $409.80 million -12.3%1.2%2.2 $124.94
9/15/20233,740,000 shares $478.68 million -2.4%1.3%2.7 $127.99
8/31/20233,830,000 shares $495.53 million -24.9%1.4%2.5 $129.38
8/15/20235,100,000 shares $676.82 million +7.8%1.8%2.9 $132.71
7/31/20234,730,000 shares $651.18 million -15.4%1.7%2.8 $137.67
7/15/20235,590,000 shares $757.78 million -1.6%2.0%3.2 $135.56
6/30/20235,680,000 shares $786.96 million +15.0%2.0%3.2 $138.55
6/15/20234,940,000 shares $687.65 million -2.6%1.8%2.9 $139.20
5/31/20235,070,000 shares $652.46 million +63.0%1.8%3.2 $128.69
5/15/20233,110,000 shares $428.50 million -15.7%1.1%2.1 $137.78
4/30/20233,690,000 shares $518.74 million +3.1%1.3%2.4 $140.58
4/15/20233,580,000 shares $482.87 million -3.0%1.3%2.3 $134.88
3/31/20233,690,000 shares $487.38 million -2.6%1.3%2.4 $132.08
3/15/20233,790,000 shares $481.82 million +12.8%1.4%2.5 $127.13
2/28/20233,360,000 shares $427.26 million +32.8%1.2%2 $127.16
2/15/20232,530,000 shares $333.13 million -12.8%0.9%1.5 $131.67
1/31/20232,900,000 shares $378.48 million +1.4%1.0%1.7 $130.51
1/15/20232,860,000 shares $372.43 million -4.7%1.0%1.6 $130.22
12/30/20223,000,000 shares $384.24 million -13.8%1.1%1.7 $128.08
12/15/20223,480,000 shares $453.97 million +10.1%1.2%1.9 $130.45
11/30/20223,160,000 shares $406.57 million +21.1%1.1%1.7 $128.66
11/15/20222,610,000 shares $321.84 million +2.4%0.9%1.5 $123.31
10/31/20222,550,000 shares $301.54 million -12.4%N/A1.4 $118.25
10/15/20222,910,000 shares $310.70 million +3.2%1.0%1.7 $106.77
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9/30/20222,820,000 shares $299.88 million +13.7%1.0%1.7 $106.34
9/15/20222,480,000 shares $285.60 million +25.3%0.9%1.6 $115.16
8/31/20221,980,000 shares $220.26 million -30.5%0.7%1.3 $111.24
8/15/20222,850,000 shares $336.98 million No Change1.0%1.9 $118.24
7/31/20222,850,000 shares $349.24 million -12.8%1.0%1.9 $122.54
7/15/20223,270,000 shares $386.35 million +30.8%1.2%2.1 $118.15
6/30/20222,500,000 shares $283.78 million +9.2%0.9%1.6 $113.51
6/15/20222,290,000 shares $256.25 million -12.3%0.8%1.3 $111.90
5/31/20222,610,000 shares $317.04 million +17.0%0.9%1.4 $121.47
5/15/20222,230,000 shares $251.61 million -9.0%0.8%1.1 $112.83
4/30/20222,450,000 shares $286.67 million -2.4%0.9%1.2 $117.01
4/15/20222,510,000 shares $308.65 million -4.6%0.9%1.2 $122.97
3/31/20222,630,000 shares $311.73 million -25.7%0.9%1.2 $118.53
3/15/20223,540,000 shares $405.86 million +27.8%1.2%1.8 $114.65
2/28/20222,770,000 shares $339.55 million +18.4%1.0%1.5 $122.58
2/15/20222,340,000 shares $287.82 million -17.9%0.8%1.3 $123.00
1/31/20222,850,000 shares $356.73 million -25.6%1.0%1.8 $125.17
1/15/20223,830,000 shares $486.64 million -23.6%1.3%2.7 $127.06
12/31/20215,010,000 shares $695.69 million +9.9%1.7%4 $138.86
12/15/20214,560,000 shares $603.84 million +27.4%1.6%3.2 $132.42
11/30/20213,580,000 shares $439.77 million -8.0%1.2%2.4 $122.84
11/15/20213,890,000 shares $492.44 million +10.2%1.3%2.6 $126.59
10/29/20213,530,000 shares $441.04 million -9.7%1.2%2.4 $124.94
10/15/20213,910,000 shares $489.57 million +4.8%1.3%2.6 $125.21
9/30/20213,730,000 shares $456.22 million -5.1%1.3%2.4 $122.31
9/15/20213,930,000 shares $504.97 million +2.6%1.3%2.6 $128.49
8/31/20213,830,000 shares $501.84 million -9.5%1.3%2.6 $131.03
8/13/20214,230,000 shares $570.88 million +0.7%1.4%2.8 $134.96
7/30/20214,200,000 shares $551.84 million +15.4%1.4%2.6 $131.39
7/15/20213,640,000 shares $425.84 million +1.1%1.2%2.3 $116.99
6/30/20213,600,000 shares $414.11 million -2.7%1.2%2.3 $115.03
6/15/20213,700,000 shares $438.71 million -6.3%1.2%2.4 $118.57
5/28/20213,950,000 shares $473.88 million +22.7%1.3%2.6 $119.97
5/14/20213,220,000 shares $380.25 million -8.3%1.1%2.1 $118.09
4/30/20213,510,000 shares $417.37 million -5.4%1.2%2.1 $118.91
4/15/20213,710,000 shares $438.37 million -13.3%1.2%2.2 $118.16
3/31/20214,280,000 shares $469.82 million -7.2%1.4%2.5 $109.77
3/15/20214,610,000 shares $483.17 million +10.6%1.5%2.6 $104.81
2/26/20214,170,000 shares $436.60 million -0.5%1.4%2.4 $104.70
2/12/20214,190,000 shares $441.96 million +15.4%1.4%2.5 $105.48
1/29/20213,630,000 shares $372.18 million -25.9%1.2%2.2 $102.53
1/15/20214,900,000 shares $528.12 million -20.6%1.6%3.1 $107.78
12/31/20206,170,000 shares $675.68 million +51.2%2.1%3.9 $109.51
12/15/20204,080,000 shares $430.44 million +10.3%1.4%2.6 $105.50
11/30/20203,700,000 shares $396.57 million -9.3%1.2%2.5 $107.18
10/30/20203,480,000 shares $330.39 million -17.3%1.2%2.3 $94.94
10/15/20204,210,000 shares $406.35 million +26.4%1.4%2.7 $96.52
9/30/20203,330,000 shares $304.03 million +3.4%1.1%2.1 $91.30
9/15/20203,220,000 shares $301.13 million +0.3%1.1%1.9 $93.52
8/31/20203,210,000 shares $307.68 million No Change1.1%1.8 $95.85
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8/14/20203,210,000 shares $297.41 million -13.0%1.1%1.5 $92.65
7/31/20203,690,000 shares $335.97 million -2.4%1.2%1.6 $91.05
7/15/20203,780,000 shares $333.32 million -3.1%1.3%1.6 $88.18
6/30/20203,900,000 shares $338.95 million +0.5%1.3%1.5 $86.91
6/15/20203,880,000 shares $354.79 million -35.2%1.3%1.3 $91.44
5/29/20205,990,000 shares $537.48 million +23.0%2.0%1.8 $89.73
5/15/20204,870,000 shares $413.46 million +26.2%1.6%1.5 $84.90
4/30/20203,860,000 shares $333.62 million -14.6%1.3%1.3 $86.43
4/15/20204,520,000 shares $350.93 million -1.1%1.5%1.5 $77.64
3/31/20204,570,000 shares $313.18 million +4.7%1.5%1.6 $68.53
3/13/20204,363,900 shares $350.73 million -8.7%1.5%2.3 $80.37
2/28/20204,780,000 shares $270.17 million +2.1%1.6%2.5 $56.52
2/14/20204,680,000 shares $406.13 million +10.4%1.6%2.5 $86.78
1/31/20204,240,000 shares $413.40 million -19.4%1.4%2.2 $97.50
1/15/20205,260,000 shares $547.30 million +3.1%1.7%2.5 $104.05
12/31/20195,100,000 shares $535.40 million +14.4%1.7%2.5 $104.98
8/15/20195,452,100 shares $639.15 million +10.2%1.8%3.6 $117.23

YUM Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Yum! Brands' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Yum! Brands shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of May 31st, investors have sold 7,970,000 shares of YUM short. 2.83% of Yum! Brands' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Yum! Brands' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Yum! Brands?

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. YUM shares currently have a short interest ratio of 4.0. Learn More on Yum! Brands's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Yum! Brands?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Yum! Brands: Walleye Trading LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, CMT Capital Markets Trading GmbH, PEAK6 Investments LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., and SpiderRock Advisors LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Yum! Brands?

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. 2.83% of Yum! Brands' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Yum! Brands' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Yum! Brands saw a decline in short interest in the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totaling 7,970,000 shares, a decline of 9.8% from the previous total of 8,840,000 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 Yum! Brands' float size?

Yum! Brands currently has issued a total of 281,630,000 shares. Some of Yum! Brands' 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. Yum! Brands currently has a public float of 281,200,000 shares.

How does Yum! Brands' short interest compare to its competitors?

2.83% of Yum! Brands' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies compare to Yum! Brands: Starbucks Co. (1.96%), Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (3.19%), Domino's Pizza, Inc. (3.29%), Darden Restaurants, Inc. (4.37%), Texas Roadhouse, Inc. (2.50%), The Wendy's Company (7.09%), Brinker International, Inc. (18.01%), The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (14.75%), Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (7.20%), Papa John's International, Inc. (13.38%),

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 Yum! Brands stock?

Short selling YUM is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Yum! Brands as its price is falling. YUM shares are trading down $1.22 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 Yum! Brands?

A short squeeze for Yum! Brands 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 YUM, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Yum! Brands' 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 YUM, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is May, 31 2024.



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