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Applied Molecular Transport Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$44.70
+3.61 (+8.79 %)
(As of 05/14/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$40.54
$48.00
50-Day Range
$39.76
$64.31
52-Week Range
$17.05
$78.22
Volume192,387 shs
Average Volume227,360 shs
Market Capitalization$1.58 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
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Short Interest

Applied Molecular Transport (NASDAQ:AMTI) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume2,060,000 shares
Previous Short Volume1,820,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+13.19%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$86.36 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover7.9
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares35,250,000 shares
Float Size22,950,000 shares
Short Percent of Float8.98%
Today's Trading Volume192,387 shares
Average Trading Volume227,360 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-15.38%

Short Interest Over Time


Applied Molecular Transport (NASDAQ:AMTI) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/20212,060,000 shares $86.36 million +13.2%9.0%7.9 $41.92
3/31/20211,820,000 shares $76.46 million +13.8%7.9%8.4 $42.01
3/15/20211,600,000 shares $111.30 million -2.4%7.5%10.7 $69.56
2/26/20211,640,000 shares $93.71 million -27.4%7.8%13.2 $57.14
2/12/20212,260,000 shares $109.29 million -3.4%10.7%19.1 $48.36
1/29/20212,340,000 shares $79.72 million -0.4%11.6%21 $34.07
1/15/20212,350,000 shares $80.79 million No Change11.6%19.8 $34.38

Applied Molecular Transport (NASDAQ:AMTI) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Applied Molecular Transport's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Applied Molecular Transport shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of April 15th, investors have sold 2,060,000 shares of AMTI short. 8.98% of Applied Molecular Transport's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Applied Molecular Transport?

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. Applied Molecular Transport currently has a short interest ratio of 8.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Applied Molecular Transport?

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. 8.98% of Applied Molecular Transport's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Applied Molecular Transport's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Applied Molecular Transport saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,060,000 shares, an increase of 13.2% from the previous total of 1,820,000 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 Molecular Transport's float size?

Applied Molecular Transport currently has issued a total of 35,250,000 shares. Some of Applied Molecular Transport'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. Applied Molecular Transport currently has a public float of 22,950,000 shares.

How does Applied Molecular Transport's short interest compare to its competitors?

8.98% of Applied Molecular Transport's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "pharmaceutical preparations" compare to Applied Molecular Transport: Perrigo Company plc (4.21%), Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. (0.00%), Blueprint Medicines Co. (0.00%), Allakos Inc. (9.45%), Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (0.00%), Galapagos NV (0.00%), TG Therapeutics, Inc. (8.53%), I-Mab (0.00%), Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Company Ltd. (0.00%), and Schrödinger, Inc. (7.97%).

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. ($5.85 billion), Aon plc ($5.61 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.44 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.49 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($3.35 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.53 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.48 billion), Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.39 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.26 billion), and Nuance Communications, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Applied Molecular Transport stock?

Short selling AMTI is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Applied Molecular Transport as its price is falling. Applied Molecular Transport's stock is trading up $3.61 today. To short Applied Molecular Transport 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 Applied Molecular Transport 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 Molecular Transport?

A short squeeze for Applied Molecular Transport 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 AMTI, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Applied Molecular Transport'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 AMTI, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 15 2021.



This page was last updated on 5/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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