NASDAQ:ALSK

Alaska Communications Systems Group Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$3.29
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(As of 04/16/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$3.28
Now: $3.29
$3.30
50-Day Range
$3.24
MA: $3.27
$3.32
52-Week Range
$1.81
Now: $3.29
$3.92
Volume85,495 shs
Average Volume602,917 shs
Market Capitalization$178.00 million
P/E Ratio19.35
Dividend Yield2.74%
Beta1.5

Short Interest

Alaska Communications Systems Group (NASDAQ:ALSK) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume2,060,000 shares
Previous Short Volume1,160,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+77.59%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$6.76 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover4.0
Last Record DateMarch, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares53,790,000 shares
Float Size50,100,000 shares
Short Percent of Float4.11%
Today's Trading Volume85,495 shares
Average Trading Volume602,917 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-85.82%

Short Interest Over Time


Alaska Communications Systems Group (NASDAQ:ALSK) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/20212,060,000 shares $6.76 million +77.6%4.1%4 $3.28
3/15/20211,160,000 shares $3.77 million -19.4%2.3%1.7 $3.25
2/26/20211,440,000 shares $4.74 million +2.9%2.9%1.8 $3.29
2/12/20211,400,000 shares $4.58 million +1.5%2.8%1.6 $3.27
1/29/20211,380,000 shares $4.51 million +7.0%2.8%1.4 $3.27
1/15/20211,290,000 shares $4.23 million +161.4%2.7%1.1 $3.28
12/31/2020399,300 shares $1.33 million +19.3%0.8%0.5 $3.32
12/15/2020399,300 shares $1.33 million +19.3%0.8%0.5 $3.33
11/30/2020334,600 shares $1.19 million -12.8%0.7%0.4 $3.56
11/15/2020383,600 shares $1.17 million -64.2%0.8%0.7 $3.06
10/30/20201,070,000 shares $3.31 million -1.8%2.3%2.2 $3.09
10/15/20201,090,000 shares $2.10 million -2.7%2.3%5.9 $1.93
9/30/20201,120,000 shares $2.27 million +2.8%2.4%5.2 $2.03
9/15/20201,090,000 shares $2.10 million No Change2.3%3.1 $1.93
8/31/20201,090,000 shares $2.39 million -1.8%2.3%2.9 $2.19
8/14/20201,110,000 shares $2.52 million -5.9%2.3%2.8 $2.27
7/31/20201,180,000 shares $2.67 million -7.8%2.5%2.8 $2.26
7/15/20201,280,000 shares $2.92 million -14.1%2.7%3.1 $2.28
6/30/20201,490,000 shares $3.47 million +147.7%3.2%3.9 $2.33
6/15/2020601,600 shares $1.61 million +2,003.5%1.3%2.4 $2.67
5/29/202028,600 shares $76,648.00 -16.1%0.1%0.1 $2.68
5/15/202034,100 shares $89,001.00 +63.2%0.1%0.2 $2.61
4/30/202020,900 shares $53,922.00 +6.1%0.0%0.1 $2.58
4/15/202019,700 shares $45,310.00 +101.0%0.0%0.1 $2.30
3/31/20209,800 shares $19,208.00 -66.8%0.0%0.1 $1.96

Alaska Communications Systems Group (NASDAQ:ALSK) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Alaska Communications Systems Group's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Alaska Communications Systems Group shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 31st, traders have sold 2,060,000 shares of ALSK short. 4.11% of Alaska Communications Systems Group's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Alaska Communications Systems 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. Alaska Communications Systems Group currently has a short interest ratio of 4.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Alaska Communications Systems 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. 4.11% of Alaska Communications Systems Group's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Alaska Communications Systems Group's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Alaska Communications Systems Group saw a increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,060,000 shares, an increase of 77.6% from the previous total of 1,160,000 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 Alaska Communications Systems Group's float size?

Alaska Communications Systems Group currently has issued a total of 54,103,000 shares. Some of Alaska Communications Systems 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. Alaska Communications Systems Group currently has a public float of 50,100,000 shares.

How does Alaska Communications Systems Group's short interest compare to its competitors?

4.11% of Alaska Communications Systems Group's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "telephone communication, except radio" compare to Alaska Communications Systems Group: IDT Co. (2.66%), Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (6.47%), Atento S.A. (0.02%), Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (0.00%), Crexendo, Inc. (4.31%), GTT Communications, Inc. (24.07%), Oi S.A. (0.00%), Pervasip Co. (0.00%), Frontier Communications Co. (0.00%), and Maxcom Telecomunicaciones S.A.B. de C.V. (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 Alaska Communications Systems Group stock?

Short selling ALSK is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Alaska Communications Systems Group as its price is falling. To short Alaska Communications Systems 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 Alaska Communications Systems 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 Alaska Communications Systems Group?

A short squeeze for Alaska Communications Systems 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 ALSK, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Alaska Communications Systems 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 ALSK, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2021.



This page was last updated on 4/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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