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DOW   35,911.81 (-0.56%)
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DOW   35,911.81 (-0.56%)
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DOW   35,911.81 (-0.56%)

Asbury Automotive Group Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.16 (-0.10%)
(As of 01/14/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
238,022 shs
Average Volume
272,880 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.87 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield

Asbury Automotive Group (NYSE:ABG) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
Previous Short Volume
Change Vs. Previous Month
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$240.09 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
Last Record Date
December, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
Today's Trading Volume
Average Trading Volume
Today's Volume Vs. Average
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Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Asbury Automotive Group (NYSE:ABG) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
12/31/20211,390,000 shares $240.09 million +6.1%N/A4 $172.73
12/15/20211,310,000 shares $226.73 million -0.8%N/A4 $173.08
11/30/20211,320,000 shares $216.00 million -10.2%N/A4.2 $163.64
11/15/20211,470,000 shares $270.48 million +2.8%N/A5.2 $184.00
10/29/20211,430,000 shares $279.87 million -5.9%7.5%5.7 $195.71
10/15/20211,520,000 shares $320.16 million +2.7%7.9%9.7 $210.63
9/30/20211,480,000 shares $291.18 million +2.1%7.7%9.5 $196.74
9/15/20211,450,000 shares $253.11 million +1.4%7.6%8.5 $174.56
8/31/20211,430,000 shares $266.32 million +4.4%7.5%8 $186.24
8/13/20211,370,000 shares $267.30 million -8.1%7.2%7.6 $195.11
7/30/20211,490,000 shares $306.14 million -6.9%7.8%8.1 $205.46
7/15/20211,600,000 shares $299.01 million +2.6%8.4%9 $186.88
6/30/20211,560,000 shares $267.34 million +1.3%8.2%8.5 $171.37
6/15/20211,540,000 shares $267.22 million +12.4%8.1%9.4 $173.52
5/28/20211,370,000 shares $271.66 million +3.0%7.2%8.9 $198.29
5/14/20211,330,000 shares $265.79 million -0.8%7.0%8 $199.84
4/30/20211,340,000 shares $273.52 million -16.8%7.0%7.9 $204.12
4/15/20211,610,000 shares $337.78 million -10.1%8.4%8.3 $209.80
3/31/20211,790,000 shares $359.92 million -1.7%9.4%9.1 $201.07
3/15/20211,820,000 shares $347.71 million -14.6%9.5%8.9 $191.05
2/26/20212,130,000 shares $356.99 million +1.4%11.2%10 $167.60
2/12/20212,100,000 shares $334.17 million +2.9%11.0%10 $159.13
1/29/20212,040,000 shares $299.59 million -1.0%10.7%9.2 $146.86
1/15/20212,060,000 shares $340.68 million -5.1%10.8%9.6 $165.38
12/31/20202,170,000 shares $316.69 million -6.5%11.4%10.7 $145.94

Asbury Automotive Group (NYSE:ABG) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is Asbury Automotive Group's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Asbury Automotive Group shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of December 31st, traders have sold 1,390,000 shares of ABG short. Learn More on Asbury Automotive Group's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Asbury Automotive Group?

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. Asbury Automotive Group currently has a short interest ratio of 4.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Asbury Automotive Group

Which institutional investors are shorting Asbury Automotive Group?

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

Is Asbury Automotive Group's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Asbury Automotive Group saw a increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,390,000 shares, an increase of 6.1% from the previous total of 1,310,000 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.

How does Asbury Automotive Group's short interest compare to its competitors?

Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "automotive retail" compare to Asbury Automotive Group: O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (0.98%), AutoZone, Inc. (1.90%), CarMax, Inc. (3.26%), Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (4.50%), Lithia Motors, Inc. (0.00%), Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (5.94%), AutoNation, Inc. (11.35%), Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (9.22%), Sonic Automotive, Inc. (18.65%), and Monro, Inc. (10.02%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: S&P Global Inc. ($9.39 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($9.08 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($7.16 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($4.05 billion), Lucid Group Inc ($3.43 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($3.11 billion), Rivian ($3.05 billion), Datadog, Inc. ($2.76 billion), Zscaler, Inc. ($2.55 billion), and Etsy, Inc. ($1.99 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Asbury Automotive Group stock?

Short selling ABG is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Asbury Automotive Group as its price is falling. Asbury Automotive Group's stock is trading down $0.16 today. To short Asbury Automotive Group 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 Asbury Automotive Group 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 Asbury Automotive Group?

A short squeeze for Asbury Automotive Group 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 ABG, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Asbury Automotive Group'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 ABG, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is December, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 1/17/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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