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AAON Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+2.29 (+3.45 %)
(As of 05/14/2021 03:14 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume3,148 shs
Average Volume166,108 shs
Market Capitalization$3.60 billion
P/E Ratio47.08
Dividend Yield0.59%

Short Interest

AAON (NASDAQ:AAON) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume2,830,000 shares
Previous Short Volume2,730,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+3.66%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$194.82 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover17.0
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares52,120,000 shares
Float Size41,420,000 shares
Short Percent of Float6.83%
Today's Trading Volume3,148 shares
Average Trading Volume166,108 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-98.10%

Short Interest Over Time

AAON (NASDAQ:AAON) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/20212,830,000 shares $194.82 million +3.7%6.8%17$68.84
3/31/20212,730,000 shares $193.20 million -1.4%6.6%15.3$70.77
3/15/20212,770,000 shares $207.36 million -4.8%6.7%14.4$74.86
2/26/20212,910,000 shares $222.99 million -0.7%7.1%15.5$76.63
2/12/20212,930,000 shares $232.52 million -13.1%7.1%15.7$79.36
1/29/20213,370,000 shares $249.48 million -4.8%8.2%17$74.03
1/15/20213,540,000 shares $250.95 million -2.8%8.6%18.5$70.89
12/31/20203,640,000 shares $242.02 million -2.4%8.8%19.8$66.49
12/15/20203,730,000 shares $232.68 million -2.9%9.0%21.2$62.38
11/30/20203,840,000 shares $253.13 million +3.8%9.4%20.4$65.92
11/15/20203,700,000 shares $240.83 million -0.8%9.1%19.7$65.09
10/30/20203,730,000 shares $220.00 million -6.1%9.2%20.8$58.98
10/15/20203,970,000 shares $254.83 million No Change9.7%21.5$64.19
9/30/20203,970,000 shares $239.19 million -0.3%9.7%20.2$60.25
9/15/20203,980,000 shares $228.45 million +5.9%9.8%19.4$57.40
8/31/20203,760,000 shares $214.06 million +9.9%9.2%18.8$56.93
8/14/20203,420,000 shares $197.71 million -1.7%8.4%16.3$57.81
7/31/20203,480,000 shares $206.19 million +0.6%8.6%15.9$59.25
7/15/20203,460,000 shares $194.59 million +3.0%8.5%15$56.24
6/30/20203,360,000 shares $182.41 million +0.9%8.3%14.2$54.29
6/15/20203,330,000 shares $175.52 million +2.5%8.2%13.4$52.71
5/29/20203,250,000 shares $176.05 million +1.9%8.0%10.2$54.17
5/15/20203,190,000 shares $146.55 million -9.6%7.9%9.8$45.94
4/30/20203,530,000 shares $171.31 million +0.3%8.7%11.5$48.53
4/15/20203,520,000 shares $164.10 million -1.4%8.7%12.7$46.62


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What is AAON's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of AAON shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of April 15th, traders have sold 2,830,000 shares of AAON short. 6.83% of AAON's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for AAON?

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. AAON currently has a short interest ratio of 17.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for AAON?

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. 6.83% of AAON's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is AAON's short interest increasing or decreasing?

AAON saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,830,000 shares, an increase of 3.7% from the previous total of 2,730,000 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 AAON's float size?

AAON currently has issued a total of 52,435,000 shares. Some of AAON'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. AAON currently has a public float of 41,420,000 shares.

How does AAON's short interest compare to its competitors?

6.83% of AAON's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "building products" compare to AAON: Masco Co. (2.72%), Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (1.16%), Lennox International Inc. (4.73%), Trex Company, Inc. (0.00%), A. O. Smith Co. (3.74%), Owens Corning (1.98%), Builders FirstSource, Inc. (0.00%), UFP Industries, Inc. (1.38%), Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (2.40%), and Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. (1.82%).

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. ($5.85 billion), Aon plc ($5.61 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.44 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.49 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($3.35 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.53 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.48 billion), Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.39 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.26 billion), and Nuance Communications, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short AAON stock?

Short selling AAON is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from AAON as its price is falling. AAON's stock is trading up $2.29 today. To short AAON 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 AAON 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 AAON?

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

How often is AAON'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 AAON, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 5/14/2021 by Staff
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