Great Ajax Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.29 (+2.36 %)
(As of 05/7/2021 04:54 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume126,772 shs
Average Volume94,515 shs
Market Capitalization$289.43 million
P/E Ratio15.17
Dividend Yield5.53%

Short Interest

Great Ajax (NYSE:AJX) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume188,700 shares
Previous Short Volume207,300 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-8.97%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$2.17 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover1.8
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares18,970,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted0.82%
Today's Trading Volume126,772 shares
Average Trading Volume94,515 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average34.13%

Short Interest Over Time

Great Ajax (NYSE:AJX) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/2021188,700 shares $2.17 million -9.0%N/A1.8$11.48
3/31/2021207,300 shares $2.35 million -14.6%N/A2.3$11.35
3/15/2021242,800 shares $3.07 million -11.5%N/A3$12.65
2/26/2021274,300 shares $3.04 million -3.3%N/A4$11.10
2/12/2021283,500 shares $3.03 million +2.4%N/A4.3$10.68
1/29/2021276,800 shares $2.82 million -3.2%N/A3.6$10.20
1/15/2021285,800 shares $3.08 million -6.7%N/A3.5$10.78
12/31/2020306,300 shares $3.19 million +0.0%N/A3.6$10.40
12/15/2020306,200 shares $3.18 million +1.9%N/A2.2$10.37
11/30/2020300,400 shares $3.08 million -11.5%N/A2.2$10.26
11/15/2020339,300 shares $3.25 million -2.0%N/A2.4$9.59
10/30/2020346,100 shares $2.66 million -2.2%N/A2.4$7.69
10/15/2020353,700 shares $2.94 million -11.1%N/A2.6$8.30
9/30/2020397,800 shares $3.30 million -9.7%N/A2.8$8.29
9/15/2020440,500 shares $4.13 million +2.8%N/A4.2$9.37
8/31/2020428,600 shares $3.91 million +19.1%N/A3.5$9.12
8/14/2020359,800 shares $3.47 million +2.8%N/A2.6$9.64
7/31/2020350,100 shares $3.02 million -11.2%N/A2.3$8.62
7/15/2020394,100 shares $3.22 million -0.5%N/A2.3$8.17
6/30/2020396,100 shares $3.64 million +68.0%N/A2.1$9.20
6/15/2020235,800 shares $2.19 million -42.8%N/A1.1$9.27
5/29/2020412,200 shares $3.38 million -15.6%N/A1.6$8.20
5/15/2020488,200 shares $3.58 million -0.4%N/A1.9$7.34
4/30/2020489,900 shares $4.26 million +12.5%N/A2$8.70
4/15/2020435,600 shares $3.34 million +16.1%2.3%1.9$7.67

Great Ajax (NYSE:AJX) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Great Ajax's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Great Ajax shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of April 15th, traders have sold 188,700 shares of AJX short.

What is a good short interest ratio for Great Ajax?

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. Great Ajax currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

Is Great Ajax's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Great Ajax saw a decline in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 188,700 shares, a decline of 9.0% from the previous total of 207,300 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 Great Ajax's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Great Ajax's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "real estate investment trusts" compare to Great Ajax: American Finance Trust, Inc. (0.00%), Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (4.39%), RPT Realty (1.71%), Apartment Investment and Management (3.11%), Saul Centers, Inc. (1.05%), TPG RE Finance Trust, Inc. (1.18%), CoreCivic, Inc. (10.05%), UMH Properties, Inc. (1.55%), Investors Real Estate Trust (1.26%), and Diversified Healthcare Trust (4.51%).

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 Great Ajax stock?

Short selling AJX is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Great Ajax as its price is falling. Great Ajax's stock is trading up $0.29 today. To short Great Ajax 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 Great Ajax 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 Great Ajax?

A short squeeze for Great Ajax 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 AJX, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Great Ajax'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 AJX, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 5/8/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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