S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69

American Airlines Group Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.46 (-2.74%)
(As of 01/21/2022 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
52.38 million shs
Average Volume
38.68 million shs
Market Capitalization
$10.55 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield

American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:AAL) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
Previous Short Volume
Change Vs. Previous Month
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$1.69 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
Last Record Date
December, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares
Float Size
Short Percent of Float
Today's Trading Volume
Average Trading Volume
Today's Volume Vs. Average
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Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:AAL) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
12/31/202194,010,000 shares $1.69 billion -8.3%14.7%2.7 $17.96
12/15/2021102,470,000 shares $1.74 billion +3.7%16.0%3 $16.99
11/30/202198,850,000 shares $1.75 billion +36.3%15.4%2.9 $17.69
11/15/202172,510,000 shares $1.47 billion -24.1%11.3%2.5 $20.32
10/29/202195,590,000 shares $1.84 billion +6.0%14.9%3.2 $19.20
10/15/202190,160,000 shares $1.80 billion -0.1%14.1%3 $19.98
9/30/202190,230,000 shares $1.85 billion -7.3%14.1%2.8 $20.52
9/15/202197,300,000 shares $1.89 billion -5.2%15.2%3.1 $19.38
8/31/2021102,610,000 shares $2.05 billion +13.3%16.0%3.5 $19.94
8/13/202190,550,000 shares $1.80 billion +7.9%14.1%3 $19.84
7/30/202183,950,000 shares $1.71 billion -8.2%13.1%2.6 $20.38
7/15/202191,490,000 shares $1.87 billion +2.1%14.3%2.9 $20.46
6/30/202189,580,000 shares $1.90 billion +10.5%14.1%2.8 $21.21
6/15/202181,070,000 shares $1.85 billion -3.2%12.8%2.5 $22.79
5/28/202183,760,000 shares $2.03 billion -0.9%13.2%2.3 $24.24
5/14/202184,500,000 shares $1.79 billion -6.9%N/A2.1 $21.21
4/30/202190,790,000 shares $1.93 billion +5.2%N/A2.2 $21.30
4/15/202186,310,000 shares $1.93 billion +9.6%N/A1.7 $22.37
3/31/202178,770,000 shares $1.90 billion +6.7%N/A1.5 $24.12
3/15/202173,850,000 shares $1.73 billion -3.3%N/A1.3 $23.37
2/26/202176,350,000 shares $1.59 billion -4.8%N/A1.1 $20.86
2/12/202180,220,000 shares $1.36 billion -17.6%N/A1.1 $16.99
1/29/202197,370,000 shares $1.76 billion -36.2%N/A1.2 $18.10
1/15/2021152,630,000 shares $2.51 billion -10.9%N/A2 $16.44
12/31/2020171,340,000 shares $2.77 billion +6.5%N/A2.3 $16.15

American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:AAL) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is American Airlines Group's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of American Airlines Group shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of December 31st, traders have sold 94,010,000 shares of AAL short. 14.69% of American Airlines Group's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on American Airlines Group's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for American Airlines Group?

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. American Airlines Group currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for American Airlines Group

Which institutional investors are shorting American Airlines Group?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of American Airlines Group: Clear Street Markets LLC, Cutler Group LP, XR Securities LLC, Jefferies Group LLC, Apollo Management Holdings L.P., Balyasny Asset Management LLC, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Jane Street Group LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, Two Sigma Securities LLC, UBS Group AG, Whitebox Advisors LLC, Laurion Capital Management LP, Millennium Management LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Man Group plc, Tudor Investment Corp Et Al, Royal Bank of Canada, Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, CSS LLC IL, Balyasny Asset Management LLC, HBK Investments L P, Caas Capital Management LP, DLD Asset Management LP, HighTower Advisors LLC, Lombard Odier Asset Management USA Corp, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Weiss Asset Management LP, Mariner Investment Group LLC, Wolverine Asset Management LLC, Caption Management LLC, Credit Suisse AG, Cowen AND Company LLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., HAP Trading LLC, Citigroup Inc., Barclays PLC, BlackRock Inc., Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., IMC Chicago LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, and Simplex Trading LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for American Airlines Group?

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. 14.69% of American Airlines Group's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is American Airlines Group's short interest increasing or decreasing?

American Airlines Group saw a decrease in short interest during the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 94,010,000 shares, a decrease of 8.3% from the previous total of 102,470,000 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 American Airlines Group's float size?

American Airlines Group currently has issued a total of 647,514,000 shares. Some of American Airlines Group'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. American Airlines Group currently has a public float of 640,120,000 shares.

How does American Airlines Group's short interest compare to its competitors?

14.69% of American Airlines Group's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "air transportation, scheduled" compare to American Airlines Group: Ryanair Holdings plc (0.00%), Southwest Airlines Co. (3.42%), Delta Air Lines, Inc. (3.53%), United Airlines Holdings, Inc. (5.37%), China Southern Airlines Company Limited (0.00%), China Eastern Airlines Co. Limited (0.00%), Alaska Air Group, Inc. (0.00%), Azul S.A. (0.00%), Air Canada (0.00%), and Deutsche Lufthansa AG (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: S&P Global Inc. ($9.39 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($9.08 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($7.16 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($4.05 billion), Lucid Group Inc ($3.43 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($3.11 billion), Rivian ($3.05 billion), Datadog, Inc. ($2.76 billion), Zscaler, Inc. ($2.55 billion), and Etsy, Inc. ($1.99 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short American Airlines Group stock?

Short selling AAL is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from American Airlines Group as its price is falling. American Airlines Group's stock is trading down $0.46 today. To short American Airlines Group 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 American Airlines Group 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 American Airlines Group?

A short squeeze for American Airlines Group 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 AAL, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is American Airlines Group'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 AAL, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is December, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 1/22/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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