NYSE:AIT

Applied Industrial Technologies Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$102.00
+0.81 (+0.80 %)
(As of 05/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$101.02
$102.75
50-Day Range
$88.55
$101.19
52-Week Range
$45.95
$102.75
Volume117,544 shs
Average Volume160,881 shs
Market Capitalization$3.96 billion
P/E Ratio208.17
Dividend Yield1.30%
Beta1.47

Short Interest

Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE:AIT) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume495,100 shares
Previous Short Volume518,800 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-4.57%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$46.31 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover3.1
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares38,590,000 shares
Float Size38,160,000 shares
Short Percent of Float1.30%
Today's Trading Volume117,544 shares
Average Trading Volume160,881 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-26.94%

Short Interest Over Time


Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE:AIT) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/2021495,100 shares $46.31 million -4.6%1.3%3.1$93.53
3/31/2021518,800 shares $47.62 million +9.4%1.4%3.1$91.78
3/15/2021474,100 shares $45.14 million -19.7%1.2%2.7$95.21
2/26/2021590,500 shares $51.80 million +19.0%1.6%3.6$87.72
2/12/2021496,200 shares $39.98 million -8.0%1.3%3$80.58
1/29/2021539,300 shares $39.42 million +0.7%1.4%3.2$73.10
1/15/2021535,700 shares $45.35 million +6.3%1.4%3.2$84.65
12/31/2020504,100 shares $39.11 million +10.9%1.3%3.1$77.58
12/15/2020454,700 shares $34.72 million +5.0%1.2%2.5$76.36
11/30/2020433,100 shares $34.87 million +5.7%1.1%2.3$80.52
11/15/2020409,700 shares $29.16 million -12.2%1.1%2.1$71.18
10/30/2020466,600 shares $28.69 million -7.9%1.2%2.4$61.48
10/15/2020506,600 shares $30.58 million +18.2%1.3%2.7$60.37
9/30/2020428,600 shares $23.62 million -12.6%1.1%2.3$55.10
9/15/2020490,200 shares $27.91 million +0.8%1.3%2.5$56.93
8/31/2020486,100 shares $29.27 million -6.8%1.3%2.6$60.21
8/14/2020521,300 shares $32.99 million +1.0%1.4%2.7$63.29
7/31/2020516,100 shares $32.58 million +8.6%1.4%2.6$63.12
7/15/2020475,300 shares $29.48 million -2.6%1.3%2.1$62.02
6/30/2020488,100 shares $30.00 million -5.0%1.3%2.2$61.46
6/15/2020513,700 shares $31.34 million +2.0%1.4%2.3$61.00
5/29/2020503,600 shares $29.21 million -7.4%1.3%1.9$58.00
5/15/2020543,800 shares $27.26 million -10.2%1.4%2$50.12
4/30/2020605,500 shares $31.72 million -13.4%1.6%2.2$52.39
4/15/2020699,400 shares $32.12 million -4.7%1.8%2.6$45.93

Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE:AIT) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Applied Industrial Technologies' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Applied Industrial Technologies shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of April 15th, investors have sold 495,100 shares of AIT short. 1.30% of Applied Industrial Technologies' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Applied Industrial Technologies?

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. Applied Industrial Technologies currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Applied Industrial Technologies?

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. 1.30% of Applied Industrial Technologies' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Applied Industrial Technologies' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Applied Industrial Technologies saw a decrease in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 495,100 shares, a decrease of 4.6% from the previous total of 518,800 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 Applied Industrial Technologies' float size?

Applied Industrial Technologies currently has issued a total of 38,859,000 shares. Some of Applied Industrial Technologies' 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. Applied Industrial Technologies currently has a public float of 38,160,000 shares.

How does Applied Industrial Technologies' short interest compare to its competitors?

1.30% of Applied Industrial Technologies' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "trading companies & distributors" compare to Applied Industrial Technologies: Fastenal (2.72%), W.W. Grainger, Inc. (2.06%), United Rentals, Inc. (3.12%), Watsco, Inc. (0.00%), Air Lease Co. (4.20%), MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (0.00%), WESCO International, Inc. (3.88%), Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. (4.29%), GATX Co. (11.80%), and Rush Enterprises, 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 Applied Industrial Technologies stock?

Short selling AIT is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Applied Industrial Technologies as its price is falling. Applied Industrial Technologies' stock is trading up $0.81 today. To short Applied Industrial Technologies 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 Applied Industrial Technologies 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 Applied Industrial Technologies?

A short squeeze for Applied Industrial Technologies 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 AIT, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Applied Industrial Technologies' 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 AIT, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 15 2021.



This page was last updated on 5/6/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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