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Merck KGaA (MKGAF) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$180.98
-4.18 (-2.26%)
(As of 06/20/2024 ET)

Merck KGaA Short Interest Data

Current Short Interest
471,000 shares
Previous Short Interest
479,100 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-1.69%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$86.73 million
Short Interest Ratio
1,570.0 Days to Cover
Last Record Date
May 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
129,240,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
0.36%
Today's Trading Volume
22 shares
Average Trading Volume
167 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
13%
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MKGAF Short Interest Over Time

MKGAF Days to Cover Over Time

MKGAF Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Merck KGaA Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
5/31/2024471,000 shares $86.73 million -1.7%N/A1570 $184.13
5/15/2024479,100 shares $84.13 million -29.8%N/A684.4 $175.59
4/30/2024682,700 shares $109.91 million +23.8%N/A1706.8 $161.00
4/15/2024551,400 shares $89.33 million +4.2%N/A229.8 $162.00
3/31/2024529,000 shares $93.53 million +20.6%N/A881.7 $176.81
3/15/2024438,600 shares $76.69 million +13.4%N/A337.4 $174.86
2/29/2024386,800 shares $65.76 million -3.4%N/A184.2 $170.00
2/15/2024400,300 shares $67.65 million +10.2%N/A444.8 $169.00
1/15/2024344,000 shares $53.91 million -5.8%N/A688 $156.73
12/31/2023365,300 shares $58.81 million -18.1%N/A444.9 $161.00
12/15/2023445,800 shares $67.76 million -16.3%N/A40.5 $152.00
11/30/2023532,600 shares $92.14 million +6.6%N/A665.8 $173.00
11/15/2023499,700 shares $84.45 million +25.6%N/A108.6 $169.00
10/31/2023397,900 shares $60.64 million +4.7%N/A137.2 $152.39
10/15/2023379,900 shares $60.31 million +1.1%N/A759.8 $158.75
9/30/2023375,800 shares $62.38 million -6.5%N/A536.9 $166.00
9/15/2023401,800 shares $69.50 million +5.6%N/A669.7 $172.97
8/31/2023380,400 shares $68.66 million +13.7%N/A514.1 $180.50
8/15/2023334,700 shares $59.28 million +2.0%N/A3347 $177.12
7/31/2023328,100 shares $58.07 million -13.0%N/A252.4 $177.00
7/15/2023377,200 shares $63.86 million +20.3%N/A55.5 $169.30
6/30/2023313,600 shares $52.06 million +3.6%N/A627.2 $166.00
6/15/2023302,700 shares $53.58 million +12.2%N/A1513.5 $177.00
5/31/2023269,700 shares $46.93 million +39.2%N/A299.7 $174.00
5/15/2023193,700 shares $34.50 million -29.7%N/A645.7 $178.10
4/30/2023275,700 shares $50.04 million +11.2%N/A919 $181.50
4/15/2023248,000 shares $46.00 million -32.6%N/A496 $185.50
3/31/2023367,900 shares $70.47 million +55.8%N/A1226.3 $191.55
3/15/2023236,200 shares $41.24 million +13.1%N/A787.3 $174.61
2/28/2023208,900 shares $40.00 million -27.5%N/A696.3 $191.50
2/15/2023288,200 shares $57.84 million +27.5%N/A480.3 $200.71
1/31/2023226,000 shares $47.46 million +14.3%N/A205.5 $210.00
1/15/2023197,800 shares $41.90 million +7.6%N/A82.4 $211.85
12/30/2022183,800 shares $35.84 million -0.9%N/A20.2 $195.00
12/15/2022185,400 shares $35.63 million +3.9%N/A206 $192.20
11/30/2022178,500 shares $33.01 million +0.8%N/A595 $184.95
11/15/2022177,100 shares $33.60 million -28.2%N/A126.5 $189.70
10/31/2022246,500 shares $41.73 million +65.6%N/A352.1 $169.30
10/15/2022148,900 shares $24.31 million -12.3%N/A87.6 $163.27
9/30/2022169,700 shares $27.96 million +6.3%N/A565.7 $164.75
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9/15/2022159,600 shares $27.04 million -1.2%N/A319.2 $169.45
8/31/2022161,600 shares $28.28 million +63.2%N/A146.9 $175.00
8/15/202299,000 shares $18.85 million -42.9%N/A76.2 $190.43
7/31/2022173,400 shares $33.23 million -63.9%N/A289 $191.64
7/15/2022480,600 shares $84.71 million -4.8%N/A2403 $176.25
6/30/2022504,700 shares $85.54 million +48.5%N/A721 $169.49
6/15/2022339,800 shares $57.35 million +10.2%N/A1699 $168.77
5/31/2022308,300 shares $57.83 million +23.0%N/A1541.5 $187.58
5/15/2022250,700 shares $41.62 million -39.5%N/A626.8 $166.00
4/30/2022414,600 shares $78.57 million +26.3%N/A1036.5 $189.50
4/15/2022328,200 shares $65.84 million +15.8%N/A410.3 $200.60
3/31/2022283,400 shares $60.78 million -2.9%N/A472.3 $214.46
3/15/2022291,700 shares $58.12 million +21.0%N/A2917 $199.24
2/28/2022241,100 shares $48.22 million +16.6%N/A602.8 $200.00
2/15/2022206,800 shares $41.93 million -28.2%N/A689.3 $202.75
1/31/2022288,200 shares $64.14 million +407.4%N/A720.5 $222.55
1/15/202256,800 shares $12.36 million -2.7%N/A81.1 $217.66
12/31/202158,400 shares $15.27 million +28.1%N/A116.8 $261.50
12/15/202145,600 shares $11.44 million -7.1%N/A152 $250.94
11/30/202149,100 shares $12.32 million -24.2%N/A122.8 $250.90
11/15/202164,800 shares $15.93 million +21.8%N/A216 $245.85
10/29/202153,200 shares $12.64 million -76.8%N/A266 $237.61
10/15/2021229,500 shares $51.40 million -16.3%N/A573.8 $223.95
9/30/2021274,300 shares $60.86 million +28.0%N/A1371.5 $221.86
9/15/2021214,300 shares $50.47 million -1.7%N/A1071.5 $235.50
8/31/2021218,000 shares $52.63 million -1.8%N/A2180 $241.41
8/13/2021221,900 shares $51.60 million +3.3%N/A2219 $232.54
7/30/2021214,800 shares $45.31 million +5.0%N/A2148 $210.95
7/15/2021204,600 shares $40.68 million -21.9%N/A682 $198.84
6/30/2021262,100 shares $49.27 million -3.5%N/A374.4 $187.98
6/15/2021271,600 shares $49.77 million +6.2%N/A905.3 $183.26
5/28/2021255,700 shares $46.03 million +72.7%N/A2557 $180.00
5/14/2021148,100 shares $25.16 million +10.0%N/A740.5 $169.87
4/30/2021134,700 shares $23.91 million -10.5%N/A1347 $177.50
4/15/2021150,500 shares $26.41 million -31.6%N/A1505 $175.51
3/31/2021219,900 shares $37.17 million +27.8%N/A274.9 $169.03
3/15/2021172,100 shares $27.71 million -42.3%N/A78.2 $161.00
2/26/2021298,300 shares $49.22 million +48.4%N/A745.8 $165.00
2/12/2021201,000 shares $34.75 million +1.3%N/A670 $172.88
1/29/2021198,500 shares $33.55 million +35.5%N/A661.7 $169.00
1/15/2021619,200 shares $113.22 million +9.5%N/A1238.4 $182.85
12/31/2020335,400 shares $57.24 million -45.8%N/A838.5 $170.65
12/15/2020619,200 shares $102.14 million +9.5%N/A1238.4 $164.95
11/30/2020565,300 shares $90.08 million -4.9%N/A2826.5 $159.35
11/15/2020594,300 shares $92.41 million +11.4%N/A1981 $155.50
10/30/2020533,700 shares $82.16 million -0.7%N/A280.9 $153.95
10/15/2020537,500 shares $82.80 million -3.3%N/A2687.5 $154.05
9/30/2020555,900 shares $81.61 million -15.6%N/A5559 $146.80
9/15/2020658,900 shares $94.68 million -3.3%N/A313.8 $143.70
8/31/2020681,700 shares $92.54 million +7.6%N/A1136.2 $135.75
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8/14/2020633,300 shares $85.27 million +8.8%N/A2111 $134.65
7/31/2020582,000 shares $73.19 million -16.4%N/A646.7 $125.75
7/15/2020695,900 shares $89.81 million +23.6%N/A1391.8 $129.06
6/30/2020562,900 shares $65.52 million +2.9%N/A2814.5 $116.40
6/15/2020547,300 shares $61.27 million +23.2%N/A248.8 $111.95
5/29/2020444,200 shares $48.06 million -5.3%N/A1480.7 $108.20
5/15/2020468,800 shares $52.62 million +92.3%N/A1172 $112.25
4/30/2020243,800 shares $27.46 million +22.4%N/A304.8 $112.65
4/15/2020199,200 shares $20.36 million -22.9%N/A11.6 $102.20
3/31/2020258,300 shares $26.94 million -17.9%N/A143.5 $104.29
3/13/2020314,700 shares $32.35 million +13.0%N/A262.3 $102.80
2/28/2020278,500 shares $25.48 million +23.2%N/A928.3 $91.50
2/14/2020226,000 shares $25.11 million -7.7%N/A2260 $111.10
1/31/2020244,800 shares $31.57 million -26.2%N/A612 $128.95
1/15/2020331,200 shares $42.61 million -30.4%N/A828 $128.65
12/31/2019475,500 shares $62.50 million +1.0%N/A1188.8 $131.45

MKGAF Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Merck KGaA's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Merck KGaA shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of May 31st, traders have sold 471,000 shares of MKGAF short. Learn More on Merck KGaA's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Merck KGaA?

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. MKGAF shares currently have a short interest ratio of 1,570.0. Learn More on Merck KGaA's short interest ratio.

Is Merck KGaA's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Merck KGaA saw a decline in short interest during the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totaling 471,000 shares, a decline of 1.7% from the previous total of 479,100 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 Merck KGaA's short interest compare to its competitors?

Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "pharmaceutical preparations" compare to Merck KGaA: CSL Limited (0.00%), Bristol-Myers Squibb (1.42%), GSK plc (0.39%), Zoetis Inc. (1.27%), Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (0.21%), Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (1.96%), Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (1.60%), Genmab A/S (0.44%), Astellas Pharma Inc. (0.01%), Genmab A/S (0.18%),

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 Merck KGaA stock?

Short selling MKGAF is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Merck KGaA as its price is falling. MKGAF shares are trading down $4.18 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 Merck KGaA?

A short squeeze for Merck KGaA 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 MKGAF, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Merck KGaA'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 MKGAF, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is May, 31 2024.



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This page (OTCMKTS:MKGAF) was last updated on 6/21/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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