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NYSE:AA

Alcoa - AA Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$39.94
-0.29 (-0.72%)
(As of 10/5/2022 01:16 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$38.31
$39.94
50-Day Range
$33.66
$56.92
52-Week Range
$33.55
$98.09
Volume
210,373 shs
Average Volume
8.32 million shs
Market Capitalization
$7.19 billion
P/E Ratio
7.85
Dividend Yield
1.07%
Price Target
$78.55

Alcoa Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
9,650,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
10,930,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-11.71%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$416.30 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
1.6
Last Record Date
September 15, 2022
Outstanding Shares
179,930,000 shares
Float Size
178,390,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
5.41%
Today's Trading Volume
210,373 shares
Average Trading Volume
8,324,147 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
-97.47%
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AA Short Interest Over Time

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Alcoa (NYSE:AA) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
9/15/20229,650,000 shares $416.30 million -11.7%5.4%1.6 $43.14
8/31/202210,930,000 shares $540.82 million +39.8%6.1%1.8 $49.48
8/15/20227,820,000 shares $404.29 million +3.4%4.4%1.3 $51.70
7/31/20227,560,000 shares $384.73 million -19.1%4.2%1.2 $50.89
7/15/20229,340,000 shares $402.18 million -17.5%5.1%1.3 $43.06
6/30/202211,320,000 shares $515.97 million +7.4%6.2%1.6 $45.58
6/15/202210,540,000 shares $538.70 million +21.6%5.8%1.5 $51.11
5/31/20228,670,000 shares $535.11 million +10.3%4.7%1.2 $61.72
5/15/20227,860,000 shares $458.47 million -4.4%4.3%1 $58.33
4/30/20228,220,000 shares $557.32 million +2.6%4.5%1 $67.80
4/15/20228,010,000 shares $703.04 million -10.3%4.4%1 $87.77
3/31/20228,930,000 shares $803.97 million +11.2%4.9%1.1 $90.03
3/15/20228,030,000 shares $591.89 million -14.0%4.4%1 $73.71
2/28/20229,340,000 shares $703.68 million -5.3%5.1%1.1 $75.34
2/15/20229,860,000 shares $730.03 million +1.8%5.4%1.2 $74.04
1/31/20229,690,000 shares $549.52 million -14.5%5.3%1.2 $56.71
1/15/202211,330,000 shares $695.55 million -23.2%6.1%1.4 $61.39
12/31/202114,750,000 shares $878.81 million +32.8%8.0%1.7 $59.58
12/15/202111,110,000 shares $566.28 million +14.2%6.0%1.3 $50.97
11/30/20219,730,000 shares $452.74 million -0.3%5.2%1.2 $46.53
11/15/20219,760,000 shares $494.15 million +17.6%5.3%1.2 $50.63
10/29/20218,300,000 shares $381.39 million -10.2%4.5%1 $45.95
10/15/20219,240,000 shares $517.44 million -1.4%5.0%1.2 $56.00
9/30/20219,370,000 shares $458.57 million -23.2%5.1%1.2 $48.94
9/15/202112,200,000 shares $630.50 million +10.1%6.6%1.5 $51.68
8/31/202111,080,000 shares $491.62 million -10.1%6.0%1.4 $44.37
8/13/202112,320,000 shares $557.48 million +2.6%6.7%1.6 $45.25
7/30/202112,010,000 shares $482.20 million +5.1%6.5%1.6 $40.15
7/15/202111,430,000 shares $394.79 million +10.1%6.2%1.5 $34.54
6/30/202110,380,000 shares $382.40 million +3.8%5.6%1.4 $36.84
6/15/202110,000,000 shares $362.90 million +5.0%5.4%1.5 $36.29
5/28/20219,520,000 shares $377.66 million -6.4%5.2%1.5 $39.67
5/14/202110,170,000 shares $397.95 million +9.4%5.5%1.4 $39.13
4/30/20219,300,000 shares $345.68 million -2.2%5.0%1.4 $37.17
4/15/20219,510,000 shares $317.54 million -3.5%5.2%1.3 $33.39
3/31/20219,850,000 shares $324.75 million -10.3%5.3%1.5 $32.97
3/15/202110,980,000 shares $345.98 million +7.9%5.9%1.7 $31.51
2/26/202110,180,000 shares $260.20 million -1.2%5.5%1.6 $25.56
2/12/202110,300,000 shares $220.32 million -7.6%5.6%1.7 $21.39
1/29/202111,150,000 shares $206.28 million +27.3%6.1%1.9 $18.50













AA Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Alcoa's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Alcoa shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of September 15th, traders have sold 9,650,000 shares of AA short. 5.41% of Alcoa's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Alcoa's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Alcoa?

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. AA shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on Alcoa's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Alcoa?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Alcoa: Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Centiva Capital LP, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Caption Management LLC, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Group One Trading L.P., Twin Tree Management LP, Walleye Trading LLC, IMC Chicago LLC, and XR Securities LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Alcoa?

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. 5.41% of Alcoa's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Alcoa's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Alcoa saw a decrease in short interest during the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 9,650,000 shares, a decrease of 11.7% from the previous total of 10,930,000 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 Alcoa's float size?

Alcoa currently has issued a total of 179,930,000 shares. Some of Alcoa'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. Alcoa currently has a public float of 178,390,000 shares.

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

5.41% of Alcoa's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "industrial products" compare to Alcoa: AptarGroup, Inc. (1.43%), Berry Global Group, Inc. (1.38%), Donaldson Company, Inc. (0.99%), Graphic Packaging Holding (2.73%), Sealed Air Co. (1.64%), Pentair plc (4.46%), Chart Industries, Inc. (13.65%), Valmont Industries, Inc. (1.34%), Tetra Tech, Inc. (1.93%), and The Middleby Co. (9.30%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Occidental Petroleum Co. ($4.11 billion), Canadian Natural Resources Limited ($3.64 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.15 billion), Lucid Group, Inc. ($2.09 billion), Chesapeake Energy Co. ($2.02 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.01 billion), T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. ($1.92 billion), Plug Power Inc. ($1.77 billion), Rivian Automotive, Inc. ($1.71 billion), and Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ($1.59 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Alcoa stock?

Short selling AA is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Alcoa as its price is falling. AA shares are trading down $0.89 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 Alcoa?

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

How often is Alcoa'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 AA, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is September, 15 2022.



This page (NYSE:AA) was last updated on 10/5/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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