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AllianceBernstein Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$44.37
+1.26 (+2.92 %)
(As of 05/14/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$43.52
$45.01
50-Day Range
$38.93
$46.30
52-Week Range
$20.91
$46.92
Volume324,365 shs
Average Volume482,554 shs
Market Capitalization$4.36 billion
P/E Ratio16.08
Dividend Yield7.52%
Beta1.51

Short Interest

AllianceBernstein (NYSE:AB) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume1,120,000 shares
Previous Short Volume940,500 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+19.09%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$45.19 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover2.2
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares96,620,000 shares
Float Size94,800,000 shares
Short Percent of Float1.18%
Today's Trading Volume324,365 shares
Average Trading Volume482,554 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-32.78%

Short Interest Over Time


AllianceBernstein (NYSE:AB) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/20211,120,000 shares $45.19 million +19.1%1.2%2.2 $40.35
3/31/2021940,500 shares $37.38 million +68.9%1.0%1.9 $39.74
3/15/2021556,800 shares $21.49 million -2.3%0.6%1.2 $38.60
2/26/2021569,700 shares $20.78 million +1.1%0.6%1.2 $36.47
2/12/2021563,600 shares $21.81 million +257.8%0.6%1.3 $38.70
1/29/2021157,500 shares $5.81 million -46.7%0.2%0.4 $36.87
1/15/2021295,500 shares $10.48 million +23.3%0.3%0.7 $35.48
12/31/2020239,600 shares $7.96 million +2.1%0.3%0.5 $33.23
12/15/2020234,700 shares $7.52 million -14.2%0.3%0.5 $32.06
11/30/2020273,600 shares $8.85 million -2.3%0.3%0.6 $32.36
11/15/2020279,900 shares $8.86 million -9.3%0.3%0.6 $31.64
10/30/2020308,600 shares $9.22 million -39.5%0.3%0.7 $29.89
10/15/2020510,200 shares $16.83 million +63.5%0.6%1.3 $32.98
9/30/2020312,000 shares $8.44 million +17.1%0.4%0.9 $27.04
9/15/2020266,500 shares $7.34 million +2.8%0.3%0.9 $27.55
8/31/2020259,300 shares $7.39 million -26.7%0.3%0.8 $28.49
8/14/2020353,900 shares $10.29 million -23.1%0.4%1.1 $29.07
7/31/2020460,300 shares $13.08 million -36.6%0.5%1.3 $28.41
7/15/2020726,500 shares $20.25 million -23.5%0.8%1.9 $27.87
6/30/2020949,900 shares $25.88 million -47.8%1.1%2.3 $27.24
6/15/20201,820,000 shares $47.03 million -7.1%2.0%3.7 $25.84
5/29/20201,960,000 shares $48.94 million +14.0%2.2%2.9 $24.97
5/15/20201,720,000 shares $36.58 million +8.9%1.9%2.4 $21.27
4/30/20201,580,000 shares $37.00 million +11.3%1.7%2.1 $23.42
4/15/20201,420,000 shares $28.36 million -1.4%1.6%2 $19.97

AllianceBernstein (NYSE:AB) Short Interest FAQ

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What is AllianceBernstein's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of AllianceBernstein shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of April 15th, investors have sold 1,120,000 shares of AB short. 1.18% of AllianceBernstein's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for AllianceBernstein?

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. AllianceBernstein currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for AllianceBernstein?

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. 1.18% of AllianceBernstein's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is AllianceBernstein's short interest increasing or decreasing?

AllianceBernstein saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,120,000 shares, an increase of 19.1% from the previous total of 940,500 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 AllianceBernstein's float size?

AllianceBernstein currently has issued a total of 98,323,000 shares. Some of AllianceBernstein'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. AllianceBernstein currently has a public float of 94,800,000 shares.

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

1.18% of AllianceBernstein's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "investment advice" compare to AllianceBernstein: Franklin Resources, Inc. (6.58%), The Carlyle Group Inc. (0.00%), Ares Management Co. (0.00%), Apollo Global Management, Inc. (0.00%), Invesco Ltd. (2.87%), Morningstar, Inc. (0.89%), Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (3.43%), Janus Henderson Group plc (1.49%), Evercore Inc. (3.51%), and Houlihan Lokey, 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. ($5.85 billion), Aon plc ($5.61 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.44 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.49 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($3.35 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.53 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.48 billion), Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.39 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.26 billion), and Nuance Communications, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short AllianceBernstein stock?

Short selling AB is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from AllianceBernstein as its price is falling. AllianceBernstein's stock is trading up $1.26 today. To short AllianceBernstein 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 AllianceBernstein 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 AllianceBernstein?

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

How often is AllianceBernstein'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 AB, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 15 2021.



This page was last updated on 5/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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