American Airlines Group Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.48 (-2.18 %)
(As of 04/19/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $21.55
50-Day Range
MA: $22.90
52-Week Range
Now: $21.55
Volume26.65 million shs
Average Volume51.74 million shs
Market Capitalization$13.82 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:AAL) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume78,770,000 shares
Previous Short Volume73,850,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+6.66%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$1.80 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover1.5
Last Record DateMarch, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares445,270,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted12.28%
Today's Trading Volume26,649,742 shares
Average Trading Volume51,741,723 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-48.49%

Short Interest 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
3/31/202178,770,000 shares $1.80 billion +6.7%N/A1.5 $22.91
3/15/202173,850,000 shares $1.69 billion -3.3%N/A1.3 $22.93
2/26/202176,350,000 shares $1.66 billion -4.8%N/A1.1 $21.75
2/12/202180,220,000 shares $1.68 billion -17.6%N/A1.1 $20.94
1/29/202197,370,000 shares $1.70 billion -36.2%N/A1.2 $17.41
1/15/2021152,630,000 shares $2.76 billion -10.9%N/A2 $18.10
12/31/2020160,820,000 shares $2.41 billion +13.4%N/A2.1 $15.00
12/15/2020160,820,000 shares $2.48 billion +13.4%N/A2.1 $15.43
11/30/2020141,850,000 shares $2.34 billion +0.0%N/A2 $16.51
11/15/2020141,820,000 shares $2.00 billion -17.9%N/A2.1 $14.13
10/30/2020172,770,000 shares $2.11 billion +9.4%N/A2.8 $12.24
10/15/2020157,950,000 shares $1.77 billion +0.8%N/A2.5 $11.23
9/30/2020156,640,000 shares $1.91 billion +3.8%N/A0 $12.22
9/15/2020150,930,000 shares $1.85 billion -0.4%N/A2.1 $12.29
8/31/2020151,580,000 shares $1.96 billion +0.5%N/A1.8 $12.94
8/14/2020150,880,000 shares $1.98 billion -5.0%N/A1.6 $13.10
7/31/2020158,820,000 shares $2.04 billion +5.7%N/A1.6 $12.84
7/15/2020150,200,000 shares $1.67 billion +4.5%N/A1.5 $11.12
6/30/2020143,690,000 shares $1.64 billion +11.2%N/A1.5 $11.39
6/15/2020129,260,000 shares $1.66 billion +1.8%31.0%1.3 $12.84
5/29/2020126,980,000 shares $1.65 billion -14.0%30.5%1.5 $13.00
5/15/2020147,610,000 shares $1.55 billion +23.7%35.4%2.2 $10.50
4/30/2020119,300,000 shares $1.43 billion +46.3%28.6%2 $11.98
4/15/202081,540,000 shares $823.55 million +47.6%19.4%1.7 $10.10
3/31/202055,240,000 shares $569.52 million -16.8%13.2%1.6 $10.31

American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:AAL) Short Interest FAQ

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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 March 31st, investors have sold 78,770,000 shares of AAL short.

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 2.0.

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

American Airlines Group saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 78,770,000 shares, an increase of 6.7% from the previous total of 73,850,000 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 American Airlines Group's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% 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: Southwest Airlines Co. (0.00%), Delta Air Lines, Inc. (1.99%), Ryanair Holdings plc (0.00%), United Airlines Holdings, Inc. (0.00%), China Southern Airlines Company Limited (0.00%), Azul S.A. (0.00%), Alaska Air Group, Inc. (0.00%), Deutsche Lufthansa AG (0.00%), China Eastern Airlines Co. Limited (0.00%), and Air Canada (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: 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 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 $0.48 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 increases 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 March, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 4/19/2021 by Staff
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