Aphria Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.64 (-4.50 %)
(As of 04/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $13.59
50-Day Range
MA: $17.94
52-Week Range
Now: $13.59
Volume19.96 million shs
Average Volume23.59 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.31 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Aphria (NASDAQ:APHA) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume15,980,000 shares
Previous Short Volume14,270,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+11.98%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$222.92 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.7
Last Record DateMarch, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares316,795,000 shares
Float Size312,430,000 shares
Short Percent of Float5.11%
Today's Trading Volume19,958,978 shares
Average Trading Volume23,590,900 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-15.40%

Short Interest Over Time

Aphria (NASDAQ:APHA) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/202115,980,000 shares $222.92 million +12.0%5.1%0.7 $13.95
3/15/202114,270,000 shares $247.30 million -6.9%4.6%0.6 $17.33
2/26/202115,330,000 shares $271.80 million -22.3%4.9%0.7 $17.73
2/12/202119,730,000 shares $351.98 million +18.1%6.3%0.9 $17.84
1/29/202116,700,000 shares $439.21 million -20.6%5.4%1 $26.30
1/15/202121,040,000 shares $272.68 million -7.2%6.7%1.5 $12.96
11/30/202024,820,000 shares $189.87 million -14.9%8.6%2.6 $7.65
11/15/202029,180,000 shares $244.53 million -11.4%10.1%3.8 $8.38
10/30/202032,930,000 shares $186.38 million +0.2%11.4%5 $5.66
10/15/202032,860,000 shares $153.78 million -6.5%11.4%5.3 $4.68
9/30/202035,150,000 shares $214.42 million +0.0%12.2%6.2 $6.10
9/15/202035,140,000 shares $148.64 million -10.3%12.2%6.6 $4.23
8/31/202039,190,000 shares $179.49 million -4.3%13.6%7 $4.58
8/14/202040,940,000 shares $195.69 million +5.2%14.2%6.3 $4.78
7/31/202038,920,000 shares $176.70 million +4.7%13.5%5.3 $4.54
7/15/202037,170,000 shares $177.67 million -4.6%13.8%5.8 $4.78
6/30/202038,980,000 shares $199.19 million -0.8%14.5%5.9 $5.11
6/15/202039,280,000 shares $171.26 million +2.3%N/A5.7 $4.36
5/29/202038,380,000 shares $164.27 million -1.8%N/A5.6 $4.28
5/15/202039,080,000 shares $165.31 million -13.8%15.8%5.9 $4.23
4/30/202045,340,000 shares $189.97 million +31.4%18.4%7.7 $4.19
4/15/202034,500,000 shares $112.47 million +3.4%14.0%5.7 $3.26
3/31/202033,370,000 shares $118.13 million -8.9%14.3%5.6 $3.54
3/13/202036,620,100 shares $117.18 million +9.7%14.1%6.2 $3.20
2/28/202033,390,000 shares $84.81 million -1.6%14.3%5.7 $2.54

Aphria (NASDAQ:APHA) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Aphria's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Aphria shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of March 31st, traders have sold 15,980,000 shares of APHA short. 5.11% of Aphria's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Aphria?

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. Aphria currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Aphria?

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. 5.11% of Aphria's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Aphria's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Aphria saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 15,980,000 shares, an increase of 12.0% from the previous total of 14,270,000 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 Aphria's float size?

Aphria currently has issued a total of 316,795,000 shares. Some of Aphria'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. Aphria currently has a public float of 312,430,000 shares.

How does Aphria's short interest compare to its competitors?

5.11% of Aphria's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "medicinals & botanicals" compare to Aphria: Canopy Growth Co. (5.18%), Cronos Group Inc. (12.05%), Tilray Inc (0.00%), USANA Health Sciences, Inc. (5.48%), Aurora Cannabis Inc. (14.16%), Sundial Growers Inc. (0.00%), HEXO Corp. (8.92%), ChromaDex Co. (9.89%), MediWound Ltd. (0.17%), and Charlie's Holdings, Inc. (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 Aphria stock?

Short selling APHA is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Aphria as its price is falling. Aphria's stock is trading down $0.64 today. To short Aphria 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 Aphria 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 Aphria?

A short squeeze for Aphria 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 APHA, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Aphria'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 APHA, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 4/15/2021 by Staff
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