Astec Industries (ASTE) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$33.49
-0.06 (-0.18%)
(As of 05/17/2024 ET)

Astec Industries Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
449,600 shares
Previous Short Volume
418,400 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+7.46%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$18.79 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
2.9
Last Record Date
April 30, 2024
Outstanding Shares
22,760,000 shares
Float Size
22,270,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
2.02%
Today's Trading Volume
188,515 shares
Average Trading Volume
231,985 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
81%
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ASTE Short Interest Over Time

ASTE Days to Cover Over Time

ASTE Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Astec Industries Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/30/2024449,600 shares $18.79 million +7.5%2.0%2.9 $41.80
4/15/2024418,400 shares $17.74 million +9.1%1.9%3.2 $42.41
3/31/2024383,600 shares $16.77 million -26.4%1.7%3 $43.71
3/15/2024521,400 shares $21.19 million -6.8%2.3%3.9 $40.64
2/29/2024559,500 shares $22.72 million +4.1%2.5%3.7 $40.60
2/15/2024537,600 shares $19.29 million +5.2%2.4%3.8 $35.88
1/31/2024510,900 shares $18.19 million +21.0%2.3%3.4 $35.60
1/15/2024422,300 shares $14.43 million -7.8%1.9%2.5 $34.17
12/31/2023458,000 shares $17.04 million -14.2%2.1%2.8 $37.20
12/15/2023533,800 shares $20.00 million +37.9%2.4%3.4 $37.47
11/30/2023387,100 shares $12.03 million +20.9%1.7%2.7 $31.09
11/15/2023320,100 shares $10.34 million +95.4%1.4%2.4 $32.31
10/31/2023163,800 shares $6.56 million -29.0%0.7%1.4 $40.04
10/15/2023230,800 shares $10.15 million +12.8%1.0%2.3 $43.96
9/30/2023204,700 shares $9.64 million -30.4%0.9%2.2 $47.11
9/15/2023294,000 shares $14.16 million +19.5%1.3%3.3 $48.18
8/31/2023246,100 shares $13.49 million +5.5%1.1%2.9 $54.82
8/15/2023233,300 shares $12.19 million +16.2%1.1%3 $52.25
7/31/2023200,700 shares $9.91 million -1.5%0.9%2.6 $49.40
7/15/2023203,700 shares $9.51 million -3.9%0.9%2.6 $46.70
6/30/2023212,000 shares $9.63 million -28.2%1.0%2.8 $45.44
6/15/2023295,400 shares $13.17 million +21.2%1.3%3.6 $44.57
5/31/2023243,700 shares $8.98 million +5.4%1.1%2.7 $36.86
5/15/2023231,300 shares $8.94 million +9.8%1.0%2.5 $38.67
4/30/2023210,700 shares $8.70 million -22.9%1.0%2.2 $41.28
4/15/2023273,200 shares $11.21 million +0.5%1.2%2.7 $41.05
3/31/2023271,900 shares $11.22 million +12.1%1.2%2.4 $41.25
3/15/2023242,500 shares $9.62 million -1.4%1.1%2.1 $39.66
2/28/2023246,000 shares $11.08 million -11.1%1.1%2.3 $45.03
2/15/2023276,800 shares $12.53 million +20.1%1.2%2.4 $45.28
1/31/2023230,400 shares $10.17 million +4.4%1.0%2 $44.14
1/15/2023220,800 shares $8.57 million -22.7%1.0%1.8 $38.82
12/30/2022285,700 shares $11.62 million -1.4%1.3%2.3 $40.66
12/15/2022289,800 shares $11.67 million -1.7%1.3%2.3 $40.28
11/30/2022294,700 shares $13.04 million -6.9%1.3%2.4 $44.24
11/15/2022316,500 shares $13.79 million -24.9%1.4%2.7 $43.58
10/31/2022421,200 shares $18.39 million -1.5%1.9%3.8 $43.65
10/15/2022427,400 shares $14.28 million -3.2%1.9%4.1 $33.40
9/30/2022441,500 shares $13.77 million +3.6%2.0%4.4 $31.19
9/15/2022426,300 shares $15.62 million +13.1%1.9%4.7 $36.63
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ASTE Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Astec Industries' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Astec Industries shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of April 30th, investors have sold 449,600 shares of ASTE short. 2.02% of Astec Industries' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Astec Industries' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Astec Industries?

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. ASTE shares currently have a short interest ratio of 3.0. Learn More on Astec Industries's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Astec Industries?

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

What is a good short interest percentage for Astec Industries?

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. 2.02% of Astec Industries' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Astec Industries' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Astec Industries saw a increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 449,600 shares, an increase of 7.5% from the previous total of 418,400 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 Astec Industries' float size?

Astec Industries currently has issued a total of 22,760,000 shares. Some of Astec Industries' 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. Astec Industries currently has a public float of 22,270,000 shares.

How does Astec Industries' short interest compare to its competitors?

2.02% of Astec Industries' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies compare to Astec Industries: Douglas Dynamics, Inc. (2.02%), The Manitowoc Company, Inc. (2.19%), Columbus McKinnon Co. (0.86%), Energy Recovery, Inc. (4.49%), Xometry, Inc. (9.67%), DXP Enterprises, Inc. (5.20%), Proto Labs, Inc. (1.94%), Kornit Digital Ltd. (1.78%), The Gorman-Rupp Company (0.89%), CECO Environmental Corp. (3.78%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.98 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.35 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.06 billion), General Motors ($2.88 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.32 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.27 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.22 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.18 billion), Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ($1.95 billion), and Chesapeake Energy Co. ($1.52 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Astec Industries stock?

Short selling ASTE is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Astec Industries as its price is falling. ASTE shares are trading down $0.06 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 Astec Industries?

A short squeeze for Astec Industries 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 ASTE, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Astec Industries' 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 ASTE, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 30 2024.



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This page (NASDAQ:ASTE) was last updated on 5/19/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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