ADTRAN Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.14 (-0.75 %)
(As of 04/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $18.42
50-Day Range
MA: $17.49
52-Week Range
Now: $18.42
Volume114,825 shs
Average Volume297,475 shs
Market Capitalization$893.09 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.94%

Short Interest

ADTRAN (NASDAQ:ADTN) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume1,200,000 shares
Previous Short Volume1,460,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-17.81%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$22.33 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover4.0
Last Record DateMarch, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares47,810,000 shares
Float Size47,630,000 shares
Short Percent of Float2.52%
Today's Trading Volume114,825 shares
Average Trading Volume297,475 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-61.40%

Short Interest Over Time

ADTRAN (NASDAQ:ADTN) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/20211,200,000 shares $22.33 million -17.8%2.5%4 $18.61
3/15/20211,460,000 shares $25.33 million +2.8%3.1%4.6 $17.35
2/26/20211,420,000 shares $24.95 million -7.8%3.0%4.3 $17.57
2/12/20211,540,000 shares $25.93 million -0.7%3.3%4.8 $16.84
1/29/20211,550,000 shares $25.39 million +12.3%3.3%4.9 $16.38
1/15/20211,380,000 shares $24.15 million +4.6%2.9%4.4 $17.50
12/31/2020975,100 shares $15.29 million +21.9%2.1%3.4 $15.68
12/15/2020975,100 shares $14.62 million +21.9%2.1%3.4 $14.99
11/30/2020799,700 shares $12.11 million -12.7%1.7%2.8 $15.14
11/15/2020915,700 shares $11.57 million -9.3%1.9%3.5 $12.64
10/30/20201,010,000 shares $12.78 million -5.6%2.1%3.9 $12.65
10/15/20201,070,000 shares $12.34 million +7.8%2.3%4.2 $11.53
9/30/2020992,400 shares $10.76 million -1.7%2.1%3.7 $10.84
9/15/20201,010,000 shares $10.03 million -2.9%2.1%3.4 $9.93
8/31/20201,040,000 shares $10.45 million +2.0%2.2%3.3 $10.05
8/14/20201,020,000 shares $11.43 million +2.4%2.2%3 $11.21
7/31/2020996,500 shares $12.18 million +17.0%2.1%2.8 $12.22
7/15/2020851,900 shares $10.58 million +3.6%1.8%2.2 $12.42
6/30/2020822,600 shares $10.36 million -4.0%1.7%2.1 $12.60
6/15/2020857,200 shares $9.13 million -8.2%1.8%2.1 $10.65
5/29/2020934,000 shares $9.73 million +0.7%2.0%2.2 $10.42
5/15/2020927,300 shares $10.57 million +22.4%2.0%2.2 $11.40
4/30/2020757,900 shares $8.62 million -29.2%1.6%1.8 $11.38
4/15/20201,070,000 shares $11.42 million +28.0%2.3%2.8 $10.67
3/31/2020836,200 shares $8.00 million -1.5%1.8%2.4 $9.57


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What is ADTRAN's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of ADTRAN shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of March 31st, investors have sold 1,200,000 shares of ADTN short. 2.52% of ADTRAN's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for ADTRAN?

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. ADTRAN currently has a short interest ratio of 4.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for ADTRAN?

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. 2.52% of ADTRAN's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is ADTRAN's short interest increasing or decreasing?

ADTRAN saw a drop in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,200,000 shares, a drop of 17.8% from the previous total of 1,460,000 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 ADTRAN's float size?

ADTRAN currently has issued a total of 48,485,000 shares. Some of ADTRAN'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. ADTRAN currently has a public float of 47,630,000 shares.

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

2.52% of ADTRAN's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "communications equipment" compare to ADTRAN: Cisco Systems, Inc. (1.27%), QUALCOMM Incorporated (1.96%), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (5.49%), Motorola Solutions, Inc. (0.00%), F5 Networks, Inc. (0.00%), Ciena Co. (2.64%), Juniper Networks, Inc. (6.41%), Viasat, Inc. (0.00%), Calix, Inc. (5.09%), and EchoStar Co. (10.88%).

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 ADTRAN stock?

Short selling ADTN is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from ADTRAN as its price is falling. ADTRAN's stock is trading down $0.14 today. To short ADTRAN 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 ADTRAN 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 ADTRAN?

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

How often is ADTRAN'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 ADTN, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 4/16/2021 by Staff
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