Advanced Energy Industries Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.96 (+0.83 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $116.75
50-Day Range
MA: $108.86
52-Week Range
Now: $116.75
Volume201,079 shs
Average Volume295,798 shs
Market Capitalization$4.48 billion
P/E Ratio43.24
Dividend Yield0.35%

Short Interest

Advanced Energy Industries (NASDAQ:AEIS) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume1,390,000 shares
Previous Short Volume1,280,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+8.59%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$166.15 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover4.6
Last Record DateMarch, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares38,240,000 shares
Float Size37,810,000 shares
Short Percent of Float3.68%
Today's Trading Volume201,079 shares
Average Trading Volume295,798 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-32.02%

Short Interest Over Time

Advanced Energy Industries (NASDAQ:AEIS) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/20211,390,000 shares $166.15 million +8.6%3.7%4.6 $119.53
3/15/20211,280,000 shares $142.14 million +6.7%3.4%4.4 $111.05
2/26/20211,200,000 shares $124.52 million +12.2%3.2%4.1 $103.77
2/12/20211,070,000 shares $111.76 million -1.8%2.8%3.7 $104.45
1/29/20211,090,000 shares $114.88 million -4.4%2.9%4.1 $105.39
1/15/20211,140,000 shares $121.92 million +1.8%3.0%4.4 $106.95
12/31/20201,030,000 shares $117.27 million +13.4%2.7%4.1 $113.85
12/15/20201,030,000 shares $104.92 million +13.4%2.7%4.1 $101.86
11/30/2020908,200 shares $89.72 million -15.9%2.4%3.4 $98.79
11/15/20201,080,000 shares $104.18 million +0.9%2.9%4 $96.46
10/30/20201,070,000 shares $92.33 million +8.2%2.8%3.9 $86.29
10/15/2020988,700 shares $68.71 million -1.1%2.6%3.5 $69.50
9/30/2020999,400 shares $72.12 million -3.9%2.6%3.5 $72.16
9/15/20201,040,000 shares $62.11 million +4.3%2.8%3.7 $59.72
8/31/2020997,400 shares $58.33 million +5.8%2.6%3.6 $58.48
8/14/2020942,400 shares $69.77 million +21.2%2.5%3.5 $74.03
7/31/2020777,600 shares $63.55 million -5.2%2.1%2.8 $81.73
7/15/2020819,900 shares $60.32 million -9.4%2.2%2.9 $73.57
6/30/2020904,900 shares $62.10 million +8.7%2.4%3.1 $68.63
6/15/2020832,800 shares $55.20 million -23.6%2.2%2.8 $66.28
5/29/20201,090,000 shares $70.87 million +10.6%2.9%3.4 $65.02
5/15/2020985,700 shares $65.87 million -8.7%2.6%3 $66.83
4/30/20201,080,000 shares $71.39 million -3.6%2.9%3.2 $66.10
4/15/20201,120,000 shares $70.59 million -8.2%3.0%3.5 $63.03
3/31/20201,220,000 shares $60.00 million -7.4%3.2%3.9 $49.18

Advanced Energy Industries (NASDAQ:AEIS) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Advanced Energy Industries' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Advanced Energy Industries shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of March 31st, traders have sold 1,390,000 shares of AEIS short. 3.68% of Advanced Energy Industries' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Advanced Energy Industries?

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. Advanced Energy Industries currently has a short interest ratio of 5.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Advanced Energy Industries?

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. 3.68% of Advanced Energy Industries' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Advanced Energy Industries' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Advanced Energy Industries saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,390,000 shares, an increase of 8.6% from the previous total of 1,280,000 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 Advanced Energy Industries' float size?

Advanced Energy Industries currently has issued a total of 38,376,000 shares. Some of Advanced Energy Industries' 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. Advanced Energy Industries currently has a public float of 37,810,000 shares.

How does Advanced Energy Industries' short interest compare to its competitors?

3.68% of Advanced Energy Industries' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "semiconductor equipment" compare to Advanced Energy Industries: Applied Materials, Inc. (1.30%), Lam Research Co. (1.51%), KLA Co. (1.73%), Entegris, Inc. (1.44%), MKS Instruments, Inc. (0.00%), Brooks Automation, Inc. (0.00%), Amkor Technology, Inc. (4.25%), CMC Materials, Inc. (1.75%), FormFactor, Inc. (0.00%), and Onto Innovation Inc. (2.96%).

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 Advanced Energy Industries stock?

Short selling AEIS is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Advanced Energy Industries as its price is falling. Advanced Energy Industries' stock is trading up $0.96 today. To short Advanced Energy Industries 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 Advanced Energy Industries 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 Advanced Energy Industries?

A short squeeze for Advanced Energy Industries 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 AEIS, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Advanced Energy Industries' 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 AEIS, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 4/17/2021 by Staff
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