MERCK Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-1.33 (-0.76 %)
(As of 04/22/2021 10:21 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $172.93
50-Day Range
MA: $166.78
52-Week Range
Now: $172.93
Volume17 shs
Average Volume507 shs
Market Capitalization$22.35 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

MERCK Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien (OTCMKTS:MKGAF) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume219,900 shares
Previous Short Volume172,100 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+27.77%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$37.17 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover274.9
Last Record DateMarch, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares129,240,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted0.17%
Today's Trading Volume17 shares
Average Trading Volume507 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-96.65%

Short Interest Over Time

MERCK Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien (OTCMKTS:MKGAF) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
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
12/31/2020619,200 shares $105.67 million +9.5%N/A1238.4 $170.65
12/15/2020619,200 shares $102.14 million +9.5%N/A1238.4 $164.95
11/30/2020565,300 shares $95.28 million -4.9%N/A2826.5 $168.55
11/15/2020594,300 shares $92.41 million +11.4%N/A1981 $155.50
10/30/2020533,700 shares $82.99 million -0.7%N/A280.9 $155.50
10/15/2020537,500 shares $84.39 million -3.3%N/A2687.5 $157.00
9/30/2020555,900 shares $81.61 million -15.6%N/A5559 $146.80
9/15/2020658,900 shares $94.09 million -3.3%N/A313.8 $142.80
8/31/2020681,700 shares $92.54 million +7.6%N/A1136.2 $135.75
8/14/2020633,300 shares $85.97 million +8.8%N/A2111 $135.75
7/31/2020582,000 shares $78.37 million -16.4%N/A646.7 $134.65
7/15/2020695,900 shares $87.51 million +23.6%N/A1391.8 $125.75
6/30/2020562,900 shares $72.73 million +2.9%N/A2814.5 $129.20
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 $50.72 million +92.3%N/A1172 $108.20
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

MERCK Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien (OTCMKTS:MKGAF) Short Interest FAQ

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What is MERCK Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of MERCK Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of March 31st, investors have sold 219,900 shares of MKGAF short.

What is a good short interest ratio for MERCK Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien?

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. MERCK Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien currently has a short interest ratio of 275.0.

Is MERCK Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien's short interest increasing or decreasing?

MERCK Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien saw a increase in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 219,900 shares, an increase of 27.8% from the previous total of 172,100 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 Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of MERCK Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "pharmaceutical preparations" compare to MERCK Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien: Zoetis Inc. (0.99%), Bayer Aktiengesellschaft (0.00%), Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (0.00%), Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (0.30%), Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (2.16%), Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (3.58%), BeiGene, Ltd. (0.00%), Astellas Pharma Inc. (0.00%), Shiseido Company, Limited (0.00%), and Royalty Pharma plc (6.01%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Analog Devices, Inc. ($5.84 billion), Aon plc ($5.47 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.36 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.99 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.77 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.90 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.43 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.38 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.28 billion), and Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short MERCK Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien stock?

Short selling MKGAF is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from MERCK Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien as its price is falling. MERCK Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien's stock is trading down $1.33 today. To short MERCK Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien 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 MERCK Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien 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 Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien?

A short squeeze for MERCK Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien 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 Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien'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 March, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 4/22/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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