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Kaiser Aluminum (KALU) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$98.72
+0.78 (+0.80%)
(As of 10:44 AM ET)

Kaiser Aluminum Short Interest Data

Current Short Interest
460,500 shares
Previous Short Interest
418,400 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+10.06%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$46.60 million
Short Interest Ratio
2.7 Days to Cover
Last Record Date
May 15, 2024
Outstanding Shares
16,070,000 shares
Float Size
15,740,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
2.93%
Today's Trading Volume
17,038 shares
Average Trading Volume
144,664 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
12%
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KALU Short Interest Over Time

KALU Days to Cover Over Time

KALU Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Kaiser Aluminum Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
5/15/2024460,500 shares $46.60 million +10.1%2.9%2.7 $101.20
4/30/2024418,400 shares $37.86 million +9.2%2.7%2.4 $90.49
4/15/2024383,300 shares $34.05 million +9.0%2.5%2.6 $88.83
3/31/2024351,600 shares $31.42 million -36.3%2.3%2.5 $89.36
3/15/2024551,500 shares $43.18 million +29.5%3.5%4.3 $78.30
2/29/2024426,000 shares $30.89 million -3.5%2.7%3.4 $72.52
2/15/2024441,600 shares $28.95 million +2.4%2.8%3.6 $65.55
1/31/2024431,100 shares $27.98 million -3.1%2.7%3.8 $64.90
1/15/2024444,800 shares $28.40 million +6.0%3.5%3.7 $63.85
12/31/2023419,800 shares $29.89 million +8.1%2.7%3.7 $71.19
12/15/2023388,200 shares $26.09 million -0.2%2.5%3.4 $67.22
11/30/2023388,800 shares $22.74 million -4.9%2.5%4.1 $58.48
11/15/2023408,800 shares $25.45 million +2.5%2.6%4.6 $62.26
10/31/2023398,800 shares $22.65 million +5.2%2.5%4.7 $56.80
10/15/2023379,200 shares $25.44 million -7.7%2.4%4.7 $67.08
9/30/2023410,700 shares $30.91 million -13.8%2.6%5 $75.26
9/15/2023476,400 shares $36.84 million +9.1%3.0%5.7 $77.32
8/31/2023436,500 shares $33.14 million -8.0%2.8%5.1 $75.92
8/15/2023474,600 shares $35.41 million -4.1%3.0%5.4 $74.60
7/31/2023494,900 shares $40.19 million -12.7%3.2%5.3 $81.20
7/15/2023566,600 shares $42.76 million +4.3%3.7%5.3 $75.47
6/30/2023543,200 shares $38.91 million -9.9%3.5%4.7 $71.64
6/15/2023602,700 shares $42.83 million -4.4%3.9%4.5 $71.07
5/31/2023630,300 shares $38.07 million +4.7%4.1%4.2 $60.40
5/15/2023602,100 shares $36.96 million +1.7%3.9%3.6 $61.39
4/30/2023592,100 shares $38.91 million +17.3%3.8%3.6 $65.72
4/15/2023504,800 shares $33.25 million +5.3%3.3%3.2 $65.86
3/31/2023479,600 shares $35.79 million +6.0%3.1%3.3 $74.63
3/15/2023452,600 shares $29.65 million +18.1%2.9%3.3 $65.51
2/28/2023383,400 shares $30.41 million -0.2%2.5%2.8 $79.32
2/15/2023384,100 shares $34.53 million +10.3%2.5%3 $89.91
1/31/2023348,300 shares $30.48 million -2.3%2.2%2.8 $87.52
1/15/2023356,300 shares $31.49 million +2.5%2.3%2.7 $88.38
12/30/2022347,600 shares $26.40 million -31.4%2.2%2.5 $75.96
12/15/2022506,400 shares $39.38 million -14.4%3.3%3.4 $77.76
11/30/2022591,600 shares $53.48 million -10.7%3.8%4.4 $90.40
11/15/2022662,400 shares $62.91 million -8.9%4.3%4.9 $94.98
10/31/2022727,100 shares $58.74 million -7.6%4.7%5.2 $80.79
10/15/2022787,100 shares $51.49 million +8.8%5.1%4.9 $65.42
9/30/2022723,500 shares $44.39 million +14.2%4.7%4.4 $61.35
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9/15/2022633,400 shares $46.99 million +5.4%4.1%3.7 $74.18
8/31/2022601,200 shares $43.14 million -10.2%3.9%3.6 $71.76
8/15/2022669,800 shares $52.31 million +10.4%4.3%4 $78.10
7/31/2022607,000 shares $45.99 million +1.9%3.9%3.5 $75.77
7/15/2022595,800 shares $44.56 million +0.3%3.8%3.5 $74.79
6/30/2022594,100 shares $46.99 million -9.5%3.8%4 $79.09
6/15/2022656,700 shares $56.25 million +9.4%4.2%4.7 $85.66
5/31/2022600,200 shares $61.32 million +13.7%3.9%4.9 $102.17
5/15/2022527,800 shares $50.32 million +19.2%3.4%4.2 $95.34
4/30/2022442,900 shares $42.74 million +21.9%2.9%3.9 $96.50
4/15/2022363,200 shares $36.50 million -11.4%2.3%3.3 $100.49
3/31/2022410,000 shares $38.61 million +5.5%2.7%3.8 $94.16
3/15/2022388,700 shares $33.86 million -4.9%2.5%3.5 $87.12
2/28/2022408,600 shares $39.43 million +1.8%2.6%3.6 $96.50
2/15/2022401,300 shares $41.55 million +21.5%2.6%3.6 $103.53
1/31/2022330,400 shares $31.64 million +12.6%2.1%3 $95.75
1/15/2022293,400 shares $31.04 million -5.1%1.9%2.6 $105.80
12/31/2021309,200 shares $29.05 million -23.1%2.0%2.7 $93.94
12/15/2021402,200 shares $37.32 million +13.4%2.6%3.7 $92.78
11/30/2021354,600 shares $31.64 million +43.5%2.3%3.4 $89.23
11/15/2021247,200 shares $26.38 million -11.3%1.6%2.5 $106.70
10/29/2021278,800 shares $27.08 million -18.5%1.8%3 $97.14
10/15/2021342,100 shares $40.03 million +8.4%2.2%3.8 $117.00
9/30/2021315,700 shares $34.40 million -35.1%2.0%3.6 $108.96
9/15/2021486,300 shares $58.34 million -5.4%3.1%4.9 $119.97
8/31/2021514,000 shares $64.90 million +0.4%3.3%4.9 $126.26
8/13/2021511,900 shares $65.23 million +6.8%3.3%4.7 $127.43
7/30/2021479,400 shares $58.33 million -3.7%3.1%4.1 $121.68
7/15/2021497,800 shares $57.98 million +38.1%3.2%3.9 $116.47
6/30/2021360,400 shares $44.51 million -19.3%2.3%3.1 $123.49
6/15/2021446,300 shares $58.88 million +23.0%2.9%4.1 $131.92
5/28/2021362,900 shares $46.96 million -6.6%2.3%3.3 $129.39
5/14/2021388,600 shares $50.59 million +2.6%2.5%3.2 $130.18
4/30/2021378,600 shares $45.54 million +17.2%2.4%3 $120.29
4/15/2021323,100 shares $36.25 million -13.5%2.1%2.7 $112.20
3/31/2021373,300 shares $40.92 million -0.9%2.4%3.1 $109.61
3/15/2021376,600 shares $47.25 million -0.5%2.4%2.9 $125.46
2/26/2021378,400 shares $44.30 million +4.2%2.5%3.1 $117.07
2/12/2021363,000 shares $38.71 million +1.4%2.4%3 $106.65
1/29/2021357,900 shares $32.77 million -13.4%2.3%3.1 $91.57
1/15/2021413,400 shares $43.82 million -11.8%2.7%3.4 $105.99
12/31/2020468,500 shares $46.10 million +0.3%3.0%3.6 $98.40
12/15/2020467,100 shares $43.60 million +27.5%3.0%3.5 $93.34
11/30/2020366,500 shares $29.30 million -6.2%2.4%2.7 $79.95
11/15/2020390,900 shares $30.03 million -15.9%2.5%3 $76.83
10/30/2020464,600 shares $29.85 million -10.3%3.0%3.7 $64.24
10/15/2020517,700 shares $32.06 million +8.2%3.4%4.1 $61.92
9/30/2020478,600 shares $25.65 million +1.2%3.1%3.8 $53.59
9/15/2020473,000 shares $27.78 million +1.2%3.1%3.9 $58.73
8/31/2020467,200 shares $30.03 million -15.8%3.0%4 $64.28
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8/14/2020555,100 shares $36.80 million -12.6%3.6%4.6 $66.29
7/31/2020635,400 shares $39.36 million +7.1%4.1%5.1 $61.95
7/15/2020593,100 shares $40.15 million -10.8%3.9%5 $67.70
6/30/2020664,600 shares $48.78 million +1.5%4.3%5.6 $73.40
6/15/2020654,800 shares $48.06 million -10.7%4.3%5.1 $73.39
5/29/2020733,300 shares $52.61 million +8.0%4.8%5.2 $71.75
5/15/2020678,700 shares $39.93 million -0.3%4.4%4.6 $58.84
4/30/2020680,500 shares $49.15 million -9.2%4.4%4.6 $72.23
4/15/2020749,100 shares $56.27 million -1.2%4.9%4.9 $75.12
3/31/2020757,900 shares $54.36 million -5.4%4.9%5.1 $71.72
3/13/2020800,700 shares $59.25 million -3.2%5.2%6 $74.00
2/28/2020827,500 shares $47.19 million +44.1%5.3%6.4 $57.03
2/14/2020574,400 shares $50.34 million -5.0%3.7%4.7 $87.64
1/31/2020604,700 shares $61.90 million -15.8%3.9%5.6 $102.37
1/15/2020718,500 shares $75.54 million +1.3%4.6%6.3 $105.14
12/31/2019709,400 shares $72.00 million +39.3%4.6%6.5 $101.50
8/15/2019311,700 shares $27.04 million -12.2%2.0%2.7 $86.76

KALU Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kaiser Aluminum's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Kaiser Aluminum shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of May 15th, investors have sold 460,500 shares of KALU short. 2.93% of Kaiser Aluminum's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Kaiser Aluminum's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Kaiser Aluminum?

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. KALU shares currently have a short interest ratio of 3.0. Learn More on Kaiser Aluminum's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Kaiser Aluminum?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Kaiser Aluminum: 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 Kaiser Aluminum?

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. 2.93% of Kaiser Aluminum's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Kaiser Aluminum's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Kaiser Aluminum saw a increase in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 460,500 shares, an increase of 10.1% 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 Kaiser Aluminum's float size?

Kaiser Aluminum currently has issued a total of 16,070,000 shares. Some of Kaiser Aluminum'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. Kaiser Aluminum currently has a public float of 15,740,000 shares.

How does Kaiser Aluminum's short interest compare to its competitors?

2.93% of Kaiser Aluminum's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies compare to Kaiser Aluminum: Century Aluminum (14.46%), Alcoa Co. (7.03%), Encore Wire Co. (5.44%), Quanex Building Products Co. (3.05%), Tredegar Co. (0.50%), Howmet Aerospace Inc. (2.09%), Mueller Industries, Inc. (4.15%), ESAB Co. (1.08%), The Timken Company (2.31%), Sonoco Products (1.46%),

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. ($3.81 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.30 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.10 billion), General Motors ($2.84 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.77 billion), AppLovin Co. ($2.22 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.22 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.16 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.12 billion), and Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ($2.12 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Kaiser Aluminum stock?

Short selling KALU is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Kaiser Aluminum as its price is falling. KALU shares are trading up $2.25 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 Kaiser Aluminum?

A short squeeze for Kaiser Aluminum occurs when it has a large amount of short interest and its stock appreciates in price. This forces short sellers to cover their short interest positions by buying actual shares of KALU, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Kaiser Aluminum'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 KALU, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is May, 15 2024.



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This page (NASDAQ:KALU) was last updated on 5/29/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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