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Yum China (YUMC) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$36.95
-0.78 (-2.07%)
(As of 04:10 PM ET)

Yum China Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
12,210,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
10,990,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+11.10%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$485.84 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
3.3
Last Record Date
March 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
392,030,000 shares
Float Size
386,550,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
3.16%
Today's Trading Volume
2,558,147 shares
Average Trading Volume
3,516,138 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
73%
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YUMC Short Interest Over Time

YUMC Days to Cover Over Time

YUMC Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Yum China Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/202412,210,000 shares $485.84 million +11.1%3.2%3.3 $39.79
3/15/202410,990,000 shares $461.03 million +20.2%2.8%3 $41.95
2/29/20249,140,000 shares $392.01 million +4.9%2.4%2.5 $42.89
2/15/20248,710,000 shares $355.89 million +8.5%2.2%2.5 $40.86
1/31/20248,030,000 shares $277.84 million -5.4%2.0%2.4 $34.60
1/15/20248,490,000 shares $318.21 million +11.0%2.2%2.7 $37.48
12/31/20237,650,000 shares $324.59 million -3.0%1.9%2.7 $42.43
12/15/20237,890,000 shares $315.84 million -0.5%2.0%3.2 $40.03
11/30/20237,930,000 shares $342.42 million -9.3%2.0%3.3 $43.18
11/15/20238,740,000 shares $400.64 million +33.4%2.2%4.1 $45.84
10/31/20236,550,000 shares $344.07 million -1.1%1.6%3.1 $52.53
10/15/20236,620,000 shares $355.76 million -2.8%1.6%3.7 $53.74
9/30/20236,810,000 shares $379.45 million +1.6%1.7%3.9 $55.72
9/15/20236,700,000 shares $388.20 million +5.7%1.7%3.9 $57.94
8/31/20236,340,000 shares $340.39 million +5.1%1.6%3.8 $53.69
8/15/20236,030,000 shares $328.27 million +7.9%1.5%3.5 $54.44
7/31/20235,590,000 shares $341.16 million -7.0%1.4%3.3 $61.03
7/15/20236,010,000 shares $360.66 million +1.5%1.5%3.7 $60.01
6/30/20235,920,000 shares $334.48 million -27.8%1.5%3.7 $56.50
6/15/20238,200,000 shares $484.95 million +0.4%2.0%5.1 $59.14
5/31/20238,170,000 shares $461.03 million -9.2%2.0%5.1 $56.43
5/15/20239,000,000 shares $557.19 million +37.2%2.2%5.6 $61.91
4/30/20236,560,000 shares $401.34 million -17.8%1.6%3.9 $61.18
4/15/20237,980,000 shares $502.58 million +0.6%2.0%4.8 $62.98
3/31/20237,930,000 shares $502.68 million +27.1%2.0%4.5 $63.39
3/15/20236,240,000 shares $377.15 million -24.2%1.5%3.4 $60.44
2/28/20238,230,000 shares $483.35 million -9.7%2.0%4.3 $58.73
2/15/20239,110,000 shares $538.77 million +8.2%2.3%4.5 $59.14
1/31/20238,420,000 shares $518.76 million -2.6%2.1%3.9 $61.61
1/15/20238,640,000 shares $520.21 million -15.3%2.1%3.7 $60.21
12/30/202210,200,000 shares $557.43 million +0.4%2.5%4.4 $54.65
12/15/202210,160,000 shares $566.72 million +5.1%2.5%4.4 $55.78
11/30/20229,670,000 shares $533.01 million -14.1%2.4%3.8 $55.12
11/15/202211,260,000 shares $597.01 million -3.9%2.8%4.6 $53.02
10/31/202211,720,000 shares $484.62 million +0.2%2.9%4.8 $41.35
10/15/202211,700,000 shares $524.51 million -14.4%2.9%5.3 $44.83
9/30/202213,660,000 shares $646.53 million +33.8%3.4%6.5 $47.33
9/15/202210,210,000 shares $515.40 million +1.9%2.5%3.8 $50.48
8/31/202210,020,000 shares $502.10 million +1.7%2.5%3.6 $50.11
8/15/20229,850,000 shares $474.28 million +4.5%2.5%3.4 $48.15
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YUMC Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Yum China's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Yum China shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 31st, traders have sold 12,210,000 shares of YUMC short. 3.16% of Yum China's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Yum China's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Yum China?

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. YUMC shares currently have a short interest ratio of 3.0. Learn More on Yum China's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Yum China?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Yum China: IMC Chicago LLC, GTS Securities LLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, UBS Group AG, BNP Paribas Financial Markets, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., SpiderRock Advisors LLC, and Cutler Group LLC CA. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Yum China?

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. 3.16% of Yum China's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Yum China's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Yum China saw a increase in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 12,210,000 shares, an increase of 11.1% from the previous total of 10,990,000 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 China's float size?

Yum China currently has issued a total of 392,030,000 shares. Some of Yum China'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. Yum China currently has a public float of 386,550,000 shares.

How does Yum China's short interest compare to its competitors?

3.16% of Yum China's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "retail/wholesale" compare to Yum China: Darden Restaurants, Inc. (4.95%), Wingstop Inc. (6.50%), Texas Roadhouse, Inc. (2.36%), Restaurant Brands International Inc. (2.96%), CAVA Group, Inc. (13.46%), Yum! Brands, Inc. (2.53%), Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (4.95%), Carvana Co. (14.44%), DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. (10.74%), Domino's Pizza, Inc. (4.34%),

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 Yum China stock?

Short selling YUMC is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Yum China as its price is falling. YUMC shares are trading down $0.71 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 China?

A short squeeze for Yum China 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 YUMC, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Yum China'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 YUMC, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2024.



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This page (NYSE:YUMC) was last updated on 4/16/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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