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Applied Materials (AMAT) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$209.49
-0.76 (-0.36%)
(As of 03/4/2024 ET)

Applied Materials Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
12,310,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
16,780,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-26.64%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$2.31 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
2.0
Last Record Date
February 15, 2024
Outstanding Shares
830,900,000 shares
Float Size
829,110,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
1.48%
Today's Trading Volume
7,087,502 shares
Average Trading Volume
7,036,550 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
101%
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Applied Materials Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/15/202412,310,000 shares $2.31 billion -26.6%1.5%2 $187.66
1/31/202416,780,000 shares $2.76 billion -22.6%2.0%2.8 $164.30
1/15/202421,690,000 shares $3.28 billion -3.8%2.6%3.8 $151.25
12/31/202322,550,000 shares $3.65 billion +1.3%2.7%4 $162.07
12/15/202322,270,000 shares $3.61 billion +9.1%2.7%4 $161.95
11/30/202320,420,000 shares $3.06 billion -6.4%2.5%3.5 $149.78
11/15/202321,810,000 shares $3.39 billion -0.5%2.6%3.9 $155.37
10/31/202321,910,000 shares $2.90 billion -2.1%2.6%4 $132.35
10/15/202322,390,000 shares $3.16 billion +0.2%2.7%4.1 $141.14
9/30/202322,340,000 shares $3.09 billion +12.2%2.7%4 $138.45
9/15/202319,910,000 shares $2.75 billion +2.1%2.4%3.5 $138.25
8/31/202319,500,000 shares $2.98 billion +1.2%2.3%3.5 $152.76
8/15/202319,270,000 shares $2.70 billion -6.7%2.3%3.2 $140.08
7/31/202320,650,000 shares $3.13 billion +24.3%2.5%3.5 $151.59
7/15/202316,610,000 shares $2.37 billion +26.3%2.0%2.8 $142.74
6/30/202313,150,000 shares $1.90 billion -8.3%1.6%2.3 $144.54
6/15/202314,340,000 shares $2.01 billion +11.2%1.7%2.4 $140.11
5/31/202312,900,000 shares $1.72 billion +17.0%1.5%2.1 $133.30
5/15/202311,030,000 shares $1.34 billion +6.4%1.3%1.8 $121.11
4/30/202310,370,000 shares $1.17 billion -14.9%1.2%1.7 $113.03
4/15/202312,180,000 shares $1.38 billion -20.2%1.5%1.9 $112.90
3/31/202315,260,000 shares $1.87 billion +0.8%1.8%2.4 $122.83
3/15/202315,140,000 shares $1.79 billion +24.1%1.8%2.3 $118.48
2/28/202312,200,000 shares $1.42 billion +18.5%1.5%2 $116.15
2/15/202310,300,000 shares $1.23 billion -1.1%1.2%1.7 $119.46
1/31/202310,410,000 shares $1.16 billion +1.5%1.2%1.5 $111.49
1/15/202310,260,000 shares $1.13 billion -10.9%1.2%1.4 $109.97
12/30/202211,520,000 shares $1.12 billion -21.5%1.4%1.4 $97.38
12/15/202214,680,000 shares $1.53 billion +6.9%1.8%1.8 $104.56
11/30/202213,730,000 shares $1.50 billion -19.6%1.6%1.7 $109.60
11/15/202217,070,000 shares $1.89 billion +15.7%2.0%2 $110.46
10/31/202214,760,000 shares $1.30 billion +15.7%1.7%1.8 $88.29
10/15/202212,760,000 shares $954.70 million +15.7%1.5%1.6 $74.82
9/30/202211,030,000 shares $903.69 million +11.5%1.3%1.6 $81.93
9/15/20229,890,000 shares $879.42 million -5.5%1.2%1.4 $88.92
8/31/202210,470,000 shares $984.91 million -3.1%1.2%1.4 $94.07
8/15/202210,800,000 shares $1.19 billion -6.3%1.3%1.5 $109.78
7/31/202211,530,000 shares $1.22 billion +2.1%1.3%1.5 $105.98
7/15/202211,290,000 shares $1.07 billion +7.8%1.3%1.4 $94.47
6/30/202210,470,000 shares $952.56 million -5.9%1.2%1.3 $90.98













AMAT Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Applied Materials' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Applied Materials shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 15th, traders have sold 12,310,000 shares of AMAT short. 1.48% of Applied Materials' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Applied Materials' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Applied Materials?

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. AMAT shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on Applied Materials's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Applied Materials?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Applied Materials: Readystate Asset Management LP, Governors Lane LP, GTS Securities LLC, Barclays PLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, Prelude Capital Management LLC, Paloma Partners Management Co, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Governors Lane LP, HAP Trading LLC, Berkley W R Corp, Caas Capital Management LP, Citadel Advisors LLC, Royal Bank of Canada, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Symmetry Peak Management LLC, Balyasny Asset Management L.P., Nomura Holdings Inc., Verition Fund Management LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., PEAK6 Investments LLC, Optiver Holding B.V., Eisler Capital US LLC, Eisler Capital UK Ltd., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Hsbc Holdings PLC, IMC Chicago LLC, One River Asset Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, UBS Group AG, BNP Paribas Financial Markets, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., CTC LLC, Genus Capital Management Inc., Mission Wealth Management LP, XR Securities LLC, Wolverine Asset Management LLC, OVERSEA CHINESE BANKING Corp Ltd, SpiderRock Advisors LLC, Portman Square Capital LLP, Cutler Group LLC CA, and One River Asset Management LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Applied Materials?

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. 1.48% of Applied Materials' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Applied Materials' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Applied Materials saw a drop in short interest during the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 12,310,000 shares, a drop of 26.6% from the previous total of 16,780,000 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 Applied Materials' float size?

Applied Materials currently has issued a total of 830,900,000 shares. Some of Applied Materials' 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. Applied Materials currently has a public float of 829,110,000 shares.

How does Applied Materials' short interest compare to its competitors?

1.48% of Applied Materials' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "computer and technology" compare to Applied Materials: Intel Co. (1.58%), Texas Instruments Incorporated (1.62%), Micron Technology, Inc. (1.86%), Analog Devices, Inc. (1.34%), NXP Semiconductors (1.74%), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (2.41%), Microchip Technology Incorporated (3.93%), Broadcom Inc. (1.10%), Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (0.42%), International Business Machines Co. (2.36%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($5.32 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($4.38 billion), General Motors ($3.76 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.08 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($2.65 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.62 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.52 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.19 billion), Rivian Automotive, Inc. ($1.84 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($1.78 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Applied Materials stock?

Short selling AMAT is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Applied Materials as its price is falling. AMAT shares are trading down $0.76 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 Applied Materials?

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

How often is Applied Materials' 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 AMAT, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 15 2024.



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This page (NASDAQ:AMAT) was last updated on 3/5/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff