Short Interest, Volume, and Squeeze

SecurityFMC / FMC Corp. (302491303)
Latest Market Date2017-12-15
Short Volume163,452
Market Volume 5,271,200
Short Percent 3%

FMC / FMC Corp. short volume is shown in the following chart.

Short Volume is a data set that can be used to understand investor sentiment. When an investor makes a short sale, they do so with the belief that a security will decline in price. If the short sale volume increases as a percentage of the total volume, then that suggests a bearish (negative) sentiment by the market. If short sale volume decreases as a percentage of total volume, then that suggests a bullish (positive) sentiment.

Short Volume
Total number of short shares traded on the major US markets each day
Short Percent
Total number of short shares traded divided by the total shares traded each day
Short Interest
Total number of open short positions of a security, divided by the total float (not shown)
Short Squeeze
When a company with a high degree of short interest increases in price, which forces short sellers to "cover" their short interest buy buying actual shares, which in turn drives the price up even further.

Note that Short Percent on this page is not the same as Short Interest. Short Interest is a measure of the number of open short positions of a security, divided by the total float. Short Percent is the daily short volume divided by the total volume. Short Interest is not available for this security at this time.

Market Date Total Volume Short Volume Short Percent
2017-12-15 5,271,200 163,452 3.10
2017-12-14 2,128,200 160,503 7.54
2017-12-13 1,830,600 112,953 6.17
2017-12-12 1,521,800 90,078 5.92
2017-12-11 1,869,000 54,336 2.91
2017-12-08 2,016,600 93,263 4.62
2017-12-07 2,691,600 81,622 3.03
2017-12-06 2,614,200 79,653 3.05
2017-12-01 2,670,400 165,156 6.18
2017-11-30 2,297,800 151,679 6.60
2017-11-29 2,125,000 256,255 12.06
2017-11-28 1,402,600 131,832 9.40
2017-11-27 1,802,400 136,023 7.55
2017-11-24 855,200 39,120 4.57
2017-11-22 916,200 75,136 8.20
2017-11-21 1,422,400 65,262 4.59
2017-11-20 1,731,000 81,427 4.70
2017-11-17 1,600,000 153,481 9.59
2017-11-16 2,005,200 123,133 6.14
2017-11-15 2,891,000 268,202 9.28
2017-11-14 2,942,400 136,047 4.62
2017-11-13 2,838,600 159,477 5.62
2017-11-10 1,467,200 68,513 4.67
2017-11-09 2,314,600 136,706 5.91
2017-11-08 2,815,000 207,914 7.39
2017-11-07 4,969,800 316,504 6.37
2017-11-06 2,857,200 153,527 5.37
2017-11-03 3,064,600 106,302 3.47
2017-11-01 2,564,000 127,395 4.97
2017-10-31 1,995,000 69,545 3.49
2017-10-30 2,160,400 81,041 3.75
2017-10-27 1,888,000 45,582 2.41
2017-10-26 1,460,600 38,055 2.61
2017-10-25 1,947,800 47,871 2.46
2017-10-24 1,433,800 55,855 3.90
2017-10-23 1,285,800 78,619 6.11
2017-10-20 1,665,800 56,631 3.40
2017-10-19 1,516,000 80,614 5.32
2017-10-18 1,743,600 82,202 4.71
2017-10-17 1,924,800 147,374 7.66
2017-10-16 2,215,200 160,309 7.24
2017-10-13 2,091,800 105,332 5.04
2017-10-12 1,869,400 105,351 5.64
2017-10-11 1,604,800 80,146 4.99
2017-10-10 1,351,600 43,879 3.25
2017-10-09 917,600 44,022 4.80
2017-10-06 2,110,600 234,039 11.09
2017-10-05 2,112,200 107,215 5.08
2017-10-04 2,604,400 169,290 6.50
2017-10-03 2,753,800 90,802 3.30
2017-10-02 2,102,200 53,593 2.55
2017-09-29 2,501,400 112,182 4.48
2017-09-28 2,159,400 92,264 4.27
2017-09-27 2,186,600 81,180 3.71
2017-09-26 2,708,200 66,056 2.44
2017-09-25 5,210,600 141,510 2.72
2017-09-22 2,601,600 113,966 4.38
2017-09-21 2,468,400 120,324 4.87
2017-09-20 2,547,400 94,088 3.69
2017-09-19 3,157,400 119,087 3.77

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