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ZTO Express (Cayman) Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.16 (-0.45 %)
(As of 03/2/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $35.06
50-Day Range
MA: $34.25
52-Week Range
Now: $35.06
Volume2.27 million shs
Average Volume3.76 million shs
Market Capitalization$22.76 billion
P/E Ratio35.41
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

ZTO Express (Cayman) (NYSE:ZTO) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume16,680,000 shares
Previous Short Volume15,880,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+5.04%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$562.78 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover4.6
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares581,820,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted2.57%
Today's Trading Volume2,265,578 shares
Average Trading Volume3,759,463 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-39.74%

Short Interest Over Time

ZTO Express (Cayman) (NYSE:ZTO) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/202116,680,000 shares $562.78 million +5.0%N/A4.6 $33.74
1/29/202115,880,000 shares $588.67 million +13.5%N/A4.4 $37.07
1/15/202113,990,000 shares $463.63 million -1.3%N/A4.3 $33.14
12/31/202012,640,000 shares $364.03 million +14.9%N/A4.6 $28.80
12/15/202012,640,000 shares $364.28 million +14.9%N/A4.6 $28.82
11/30/202011,000,000 shares $309.10 million -16.2%N/A4.1 $28.10
10/30/202012,300,000 shares $402.58 million +32.7%N/A4.4 $32.73
10/15/20209,270,000 shares $276.89 million -22.0%N/A3.3 $29.87
9/30/202011,890,000 shares $358.84 million +23.2%N/A4.2 $30.18
9/15/20209,650,000 shares $294.33 million -22.6%1.7%3.4 $30.50
8/31/202012,460,000 shares $397.22 million +1.2%2.2%4.4 $31.88
8/14/202012,310,000 shares $434.17 million -1.7%2.2%4.2 $35.27
7/31/202012,520,000 shares $418.54 million -3.8%2.3%4.2 $33.43
7/15/202013,010,000 shares $482.02 million +0.9%2.4%4.3 $37.05
6/30/202012,890,000 shares $449.60 million +9.5%2.3%4.3 $34.88
6/15/202011,770,000 shares $435.96 million +15.4%2.1%3.9 $37.04
5/29/202010,200,000 shares $381.28 million +8.2%1.8%3.5 $37.38
5/15/20209,430,000 shares $307.61 million -5.8%1.7%3.4 $32.62
4/30/202010,010,000 shares $303.30 million +4.3%1.8%3.9 $30.30
4/15/20209,600,000 shares $311.52 million -0.6%1.7%3.7 $32.45
3/31/20209,660,000 shares $279.08 million -10.0%1.8%3.8 $28.89
3/13/202010,736,800 shares $291.29 million +19.7%N/A4.6 $27.13
2/28/20208,970,000 shares $211.87 million -1.9%1.6%3.9 $23.62
2/14/20209,140,000 shares $253.18 million +3.5%1.7%4.2 $27.70
1/31/20208,830,000 shares $209.80 million +0.5%1.6%3.9 $23.76

ZTO Express (Cayman) (NYSE:ZTO) Short Interest FAQ

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What is ZTO Express (Cayman)'s current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of ZTO Express (Cayman) shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 12th, traders have sold 16,680,000 shares of ZTO short.

What is a good short interest ratio for ZTO Express (Cayman)?

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. ZTO Express (Cayman) currently has a short interest ratio of 5.0.

Is ZTO Express (Cayman)'s short interest increasing or decreasing?

ZTO Express (Cayman) saw a increase in short interest during the month of February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 16,680,000 shares, an increase of 5.0% from the previous total of 15,880,000 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 ZTO Express (Cayman)'s short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of ZTO Express (Cayman)'s shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "transportation" compare to ZTO Express (Cayman): Canadian National Railway (0.33%), CSX Co. (0.90%), Norfolk Southern Co. (0.83%), FedEx Co. (1.40%), Deutsche Post AG (0.00%), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (0.67%), A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S (0.00%), DSV Panalpina A/S (0.00%), Southwest Airlines Co. (0.00%), and Central Japan Railway (0.00%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: ViacomCBS Inc. ($6.50 billion), Aon Plc ($5.58 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.30 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.97 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.80 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.84 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.40 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.35 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.07 billion), and The Kroger Co. ($2.00 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short ZTO Express (Cayman) stock?

Short selling ZTO is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from ZTO Express (Cayman) as its price is falling. ZTO Express (Cayman)'s stock is trading down $0.16 today. To short ZTO Express (Cayman) 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 ZTO Express (Cayman) 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 ZTO Express (Cayman)?

A short squeeze for ZTO Express (Cayman) 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 ZTO, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is ZTO Express (Cayman)'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 ZTO, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.

This page was last updated on 3/3/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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