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Aurora Cannabis Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.15 (-2.88 %)
(As of 09/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $5.05
50-Day Range
MA: $8.69
52-Week Range
Now: $5.05
Volume9.47 million shs
Average Volume5.81 million shs
Market Capitalization$582.96 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Aurora Cannabis (NYSE:ACB) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:23,380,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:19,710,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+18.62%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$118.07 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:5.0
Last Record Date:September, 15 2020
Outstanding Shares:115,438,000 shares
Float Size:111,940,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:20.89%
Today's Trading Volume:9,466,631 shares
Average Trading Volume:5,811,671 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:62.89%

Aurora Cannabis (NYSE:ACB) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
9/15/202023,380,000 $118.07 million 18.6%20.9%5.4$5.05
8/31/202019,710,000 $142.11 million 12.5%17.6%5.6$7.21
8/14/202017,520,000 $162.94 million 0.0%15.7%4$9.30
7/31/202017,520,000 $178.18 million 21.3%15.7%1.7$10.17
7/15/202014,450,000 $147.25 million -15.9%12.9%1.4$10.19
6/30/202017,180,000 $178.67 million -11.9%15.4%1.7$10.40
6/15/202019,490,000 $238.75 million -10.9%17.4%1.9$12.25
5/29/202021,870,000 $298.96 million 2.7%19.6%2.3$13.67
5/15/202021,290,000 $299.76 million -90.5%19.5%2.4$14.08
4/30/2020222,970,000 $3.41 billion 2.5%0.0%84.5$15.30
4/15/2020217,440,000 $1.61 billion 13.1%16.7%6.9$7.41
3/31/2020192,210,000 $140.31 million -0.2%16.6%5.7$0.73
3/13/2020192,564,100 $169.46 million -1.6%17.1%6.5$0.88
2/28/2020195,730,000 $133.10 million -1.2%17.2%6.7$0.68
2/14/2020198,070,000 $194.11 million 3.3%17.5%6.1$0.98
1/31/2020191,690,000 $289.45 million 7.2%18.3%5.8$1.51
1/15/2020178,840,000 $275.41 million 4.5%17.0%5.9$1.54
12/31/2019171,210,000 $340.71 million 9.8%16.3%6.2$1.99

Aurora Cannabis (NYSE:ACB) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Aurora Cannabis' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Aurora Cannabis shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of September 15th, traders have sold 23,380,000 shares of ACB short. 20.89% of Aurora Cannabis' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Aurora Cannabis?

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. Aurora Cannabis currently has a short interest ratio of 5.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Aurora Cannabis?

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. 20.89% of Aurora Cannabis' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Aurora Cannabis' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Aurora Cannabis saw a increase in short interest during the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 23,380,000 shares, an increase of 18.6% from the previous total of 19,710,000 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 Aurora Cannabis' float size?

Aurora Cannabis currently has issued a total of 115,438,000 shares. Some of Aurora Cannabis' 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. Aurora Cannabis currently has a public float of 111,940,000 shares.

How does Aurora Cannabis' short interest compare to its competitors?

20.89% of Aurora Cannabis' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "medicinals & botanicals" compare to Aurora Cannabis: Cronos Group Inc (28.05%), USANA Health Sciences, Inc. (7.96%), Aphria Inc (12.21%), Tilray Inc (0.00%), Chromadex Corp (6.17%), Mediwound Ltd (0.45%), Charlie's Holdings, Inc. (0.00%), Natural Alternatives International, Inc. (0.10%), Happiness Biotech Group Limited (0.58%), and Mannatech, Inc. (0.40%).

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 ($5.17 billion), Aon PLC ($3.57 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.01 billion), Clorox Co ($2.91 billion), Charles Schwab Co. ($2.80 billion), Mercadolibre Inc ($2.33 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($2.14 billion), Kroger Co ($1.99 billion), Moderna Inc ($1.96 billion), and Simon Property Group Inc ($1.80 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Aurora Cannabis stock?

Short selling ACB is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Aurora Cannabis as its price is falling. Aurora Cannabis' stock is trading down $0.15 today. To short Aurora Cannabis 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 Aurora Cannabis 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 Aurora Cannabis?

A short squeeze for Aurora Cannabis 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 ACB, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Aurora Cannabis' 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 ACB, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is September, 15 2020.

This page was last updated on 9/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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