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Altair Engineering (ALTR) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$81.14
+0.12 (+0.15%)
(As of 04/16/2024 ET)

Altair Engineering Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
3,430,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
3,410,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+0.59%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$295.49 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
8.3
Last Record Date
March 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
82,490,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
4.16%
Today's Trading Volume
182,183 shares
Average Trading Volume
411,544 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
44%
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ALTR Short Interest Over Time

ALTR Days to Cover Over Time

ALTR Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Altair Engineering Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/20243,430,000 shares $295.49 million +0.6%N/A8.3 $86.15
3/15/20243,410,000 shares $269.49 million +2.7%N/A7.8 $79.03
2/29/20243,320,000 shares $282.47 million -4.9%N/A7.7 $85.08
2/15/20243,490,000 shares $319.96 million +0.6%N/A8.4 $91.68
1/31/20243,470,000 shares $295.02 million +8.1%N/A9.1 $85.02
1/15/20243,210,000 shares $270.38 million +7.4%N/A8.5 $84.23
12/31/20232,990,000 shares $251.61 million +3.8%N/A8.2 $84.15
12/15/20232,880,000 shares $213.64 million -4.0%N/A8.3 $74.18
11/30/20233,000,000 shares $217.38 million -1.0%N/A9.9 $72.46
11/15/20233,030,000 shares $224.10 million +13.5%N/A10.4 $73.96
10/31/20232,670,000 shares $165.86 million -2.6%N/A9.6 $62.12
10/15/20232,740,000 shares $179.66 million +13.2%N/A10.6 $65.57
9/30/20232,420,000 shares $151.40 million +4.3%N/A9.8 $62.56
9/15/20232,320,000 shares $151.77 million -16.9%N/A10.2 $65.42
8/31/20232,790,000 shares $185.48 million +0.7%N/A10.8 $66.48
8/15/20232,770,000 shares $173.40 million +1.5%N/A9.6 $62.60
7/31/20232,730,000 shares $204.59 million -0.7%N/A9.6 $74.94
7/15/20232,750,000 shares $206.17 million -4.8%N/A9.5 $74.97
6/30/20232,890,000 shares $219.18 million -3.3%N/A9.9 $75.84
6/15/20232,990,000 shares $228.44 million +0.3%N/A9.9 $76.40
5/31/20232,980,000 shares $218.52 million -2.0%N/A9.5 $73.33
5/15/20233,040,000 shares $206.96 million -1.3%N/A9.2 $68.08
4/30/20233,080,000 shares $212.67 million -1.0%N/A9.4 $69.05
4/15/20233,110,000 shares $221.31 million +2.0%N/A9.4 $71.16
3/31/20233,050,000 shares $219.94 million +3.7%N/A9.3 $72.11
3/15/20232,940,000 shares $196.98 million +14.4%N/A9.4 $67.00
2/28/20232,570,000 shares $164.63 million +6.2%N/A8.7 $64.06
2/15/20232,420,000 shares $140.80 million +6.6%N/A8.1 $58.18
1/31/20232,270,000 shares $120.54 million +8.1%N/A7.3 $53.10
1/15/20232,100,000 shares $104.54 million -3.7%N/A6.7 $49.78
12/30/20222,180,000 shares $99.12 million +6.3%N/A6.1 $45.47
12/15/20222,050,000 shares $94.12 million -1.9%N/A5.7 $45.91
11/30/20222,090,000 shares $102.56 million -14.0%N/A6 $49.07
11/15/20222,430,000 shares $121.67 million -5.1%N/A7.2 $50.07
10/31/20222,560,000 shares $125.57 million -0.4%N/A8.7 $49.05
10/15/20222,570,000 shares $112.90 million +1.6%N/A8.8 $43.93
9/30/20222,530,000 shares $111.88 million -3.4%N/A8.6 $44.22
9/15/20222,620,000 shares $125.37 million -6.8%N/A9.5 $47.85
8/31/20222,810,000 shares $146.15 million -0.4%N/A8.7 $52.01
8/15/20222,820,000 shares $161.53 million +2.6%N/A8.4 $57.28
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ALTR Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Altair Engineering's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Altair Engineering shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 31st, traders have sold 3,430,000 shares of ALTR short. Learn More on Altair Engineering's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Altair Engineering?

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. ALTR shares currently have a short interest ratio of 8.0. Learn More on Altair Engineering's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Altair Engineering?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Altair Engineering: Citadel Advisors LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., and Simplex Trading LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Is Altair Engineering's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Altair Engineering saw a increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 3,430,000 shares, an increase of 0.6% from the previous total of 3,410,000 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 Altair Engineering's short interest compare to its competitors?

Here is how the short interest of companies compare to Altair Engineering: Fluor Co. (4.15%), Installed Building Products, Inc. (4.57%), AAON, Inc. (2.95%), The AZEK Company Inc. (3.02%), UFP Industries, Inc. (1.39%), Summit Materials, Inc. (2.39%), MasTec, Inc. (5.05%), Taylor Morrison Home Co. (2.56%), Boise Cascade (2.96%), THOR Industries, Inc. (7.33%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: TC Energy Co. ($4.49 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.94 billion), General Motors ($3.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.32 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.21 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($3.13 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($3.08 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.28 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.24 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.14 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Altair Engineering stock?

Short selling ALTR is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Altair Engineering as its price is falling. ALTR shares are trading up $0.43 today. To short a 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 a stock 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 Altair Engineering?

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

How often is Altair Engineering'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 ALTR, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2024.



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