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The Aarons Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.40 (-1.86 %)
(As of 01/19/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $21.07
50-Day Range
MA: $18.84
52-Week Range
Now: $21.07
Volume362,549 shs
Average Volume659,388 shs
Market Capitalization$712.17 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

The Aarons (NYSE:AAN) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:879,100 shares
Previous Short Volume:1,680,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-47.67%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$18.03 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:1.0
Last Record Date:December, 31 2020
Outstanding Shares:67,550,000 shares
Float Size:33,090,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:2.66%
Today's Trading Volume:362,549 shares
Average Trading Volume:659,388 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-45.02%

The Aarons (NYSE:AAN) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
12/31/2020879,100 $18.03 million -47.7%2.7%0.6$20.51
12/15/2020879,100 $17.20 million -47.7%2.7%0.6$19.57
11/30/20201,680,000 $30.51 million -2.9%0.0%0.8$18.16
11/15/20201,730,000 $108.87 million -5.0%2.6%3.1$62.93
10/30/20201,820,000 $109.29 million -6.2%2.7%3.2$60.05
10/15/20201,940,000 $109.36 million -8.1%2.9%2.8$56.37
9/30/20202,110,000 $124.64 million -0.9%3.2%3$59.07
9/15/20202,130,000 $118.60 million 2.9%3.2%2.9$55.68
8/31/20202,070,000 $121.41 million -11.2%3.1%2.7$58.65
8/14/20202,330,000 $131.76 million -2.1%3.5%2.8$56.55
7/31/20202,380,000 $136.95 million -9.9%3.6%2.7$57.54
7/15/20202,640,000 $137.76 million -4.4%4.0%3.2$52.18
6/30/20202,760,000 $123.37 million -0.4%4.1%3.1$44.70
6/15/20202,770,000 $125.81 million -31.6%4.2%2.7$45.42
5/29/20204,050,000 $173.22 million -8.0%6.1%3.4$42.77
5/15/20204,400,000 $162.40 million 2.1%6.6%3.6$36.91
4/30/20204,310,000 $165.42 million 8.3%6.5%3.3$38.38
4/15/20203,980,000 $137.35 million -11.2%6.0%3.1$34.51
3/31/20204,480,000 $115.14 million 11.3%6.8%3.7$25.70
3/13/20204,024,700 $101.58 million 1.6%6.1%4.5$25.24
2/28/20203,960,000 $62.25 million 16.5%6.0%4.5$15.72
2/14/20203,400,000 $114.21 million -13.0%5.2%4.2$33.59
1/31/20203,910,000 $162.27 million 3.4%5.9%5.3$41.50
1/15/20203,780,000 $221.32 million 3.0%5.7%4.7$58.55
12/31/20193,670,000 $225.63 million -8.3%5.5%4.4$61.48

The Aarons (NYSE:AAN) Short Interest FAQ

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What is The Aarons' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of The Aarons shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of December 31st, traders have sold 879,100 shares of AAN short. 2.66% of The Aarons' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for The Aarons?

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. The Aarons currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for The Aarons?

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. 2.66% of The Aarons' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is The Aarons' short interest increasing or decreasing?

The Aarons saw a decrease in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 879,100 shares, a decrease of 47.7% from the previous total of 1,680,000 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 The Aarons' float size?

The Aarons currently has issued a total of 33,800,000 shares. Some of The Aarons' 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. The Aarons currently has a public float of 33,090,000 shares.

How does The Aarons' short interest compare to its competitors?

2.66% of The Aarons' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "equipment rental & leasing, not elsewhere classified" compare to The Aarons: Rent-A-Center, Inc. (3.67%), McGrath RentCorp (0.91%), Textainer Group Holdings Limited (2.37%), CAI International, Inc. (2.77%), Nesco Holdings, Inc. (4.54%), General Finance Co. (0.79%), Exterran Co. (3.87%), Black Diamond Group Limited (0.00%), FlexShopper, Inc. (0.53%), and Quest Resource Holding Co. (0.21%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.18 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($4.71 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.45 billion), Aon Plc ($4.28 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.70 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($3.00 billion), The Clorox Company ($2.46 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.40 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.38 billion), and Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.37 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short The Aarons stock?

Short selling AAN is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from The Aarons as its price is falling. The Aarons' stock is trading down $0.40 today. To short The Aarons 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 The Aarons 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 The Aarons?

A short squeeze for The Aarons 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 AAN, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is The Aarons' 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 AAN, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is December, 31 2020.

This page was last updated on 1/20/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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