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Albemarle (ALB) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$111.22
-1.43 (-1.27%)
(As of 10:13 AM ET)

Albemarle Short Interest Data

Current Short Interest
15,940,000 shares
Previous Short Interest
13,590,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+17.29%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$1.96 billion
Short Interest Ratio
6.4 Days to Cover
Last Record Date
May 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
117,530,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
13.56%
Today's Trading Volume
337,561 shares
Average Trading Volume
2,946,090 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
11%
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ALB Short Interest Over Time

ALB Days to Cover Over Time

ALB Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Albemarle Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
5/31/202415,940,000 shares $1.96 billion +17.3%N/A6.4 $122.79
5/15/202413,590,000 shares $1.73 billion -5.5%N/A4.3 $127.49
4/30/202414,380,000 shares $1.73 billion +4.7%N/A4.3 $120.31
4/15/202413,730,000 shares $1.65 billion -6.2%N/A4.1 $120.50
3/31/202414,630,000 shares $1.93 billion +3.5%N/A4.3 $131.74
3/15/202414,130,000 shares $1.73 billion +28.3%N/A4.3 $122.14
2/29/202411,010,000 shares $1.52 billion -9.4%N/A3.1 $137.85
2/15/202412,150,000 shares $1.43 billion -12.4%N/A4 $117.50
1/31/202413,870,000 shares $1.59 billion -1.8%N/A4.7 $114.74
1/15/202414,130,000 shares $1.78 billion No ChangeN/A4.4 $126.05
12/31/202314,130,000 shares $2.04 billion +17.1%N/A4.5 $144.48
12/15/202312,070,000 shares $1.77 billion -8.0%N/A3.8 $146.97
11/30/202313,120,000 shares $1.59 billion +14.3%N/A4.5 $121.25
11/15/202311,480,000 shares $1.47 billion +26.9%N/A4.4 $127.72
10/31/20239,050,000 shares $1.15 billion -1.7%N/A3.8 $126.77
10/15/20239,210,000 shares $1.50 billion +4.2%N/A4.4 $163.38
9/30/20238,840,000 shares $1.50 billion +4.3%N/A4.8 $170.04
9/15/20238,480,000 shares $1.56 billion +10.3%N/A4.9 $183.92
8/31/20237,690,000 shares $1.53 billion +18.5%N/A4.3 $198.71
8/15/20236,490,000 shares $1.19 billion +10.8%N/A3.5 $184.04
7/31/20235,860,000 shares $1.24 billion -9.0%N/A3.1 $212.26
7/15/20236,440,000 shares $1.52 billion -14.4%N/A2.9 $235.27
6/30/20237,520,000 shares $1.68 billion +14.6%N/A3.4 $222.87
6/15/20236,560,000 shares $1.51 billion +1.6%N/A2.8 $230.91
5/31/20236,460,000 shares $1.25 billion +8.0%N/A2.8 $193.53
5/15/20235,980,000 shares $1.22 billion +8.1%N/A2.6 $203.75
4/30/20235,530,000 shares $1.03 billion -20.4%N/A2.5 $185.46
4/15/20236,950,000 shares $1.42 billion +11.4%N/A3.5 $204.00
3/31/20236,240,000 shares $1.38 billion +13.9%N/A3.6 $221.04
3/15/20235,480,000 shares $1.17 billion +2.6%N/A3.3 $214.40
2/28/20235,340,000 shares $1.36 billion +32.2%N/A3.4 $254.31
2/15/20234,040,000 shares $1.10 billion +1.5%N/A2.6 $272.79
1/31/20233,980,000 shares $1.12 billion +10.3%N/A2.7 $281.45
1/15/20233,610,000 shares $874.45 million +6.2%N/A2.5 $242.23
12/30/20223,400,000 shares $737.32 million +18.9%N/A2.3 $216.86
12/15/20222,860,000 shares $687.83 million +35.6%N/A2 $240.50
11/30/20222,110,000 shares $586.56 million +6.0%N/A1.5 $277.99
11/15/20221,990,000 shares $588.76 million -7.0%N/A1.4 $295.86
10/31/20222,140,000 shares $598.92 million -3.2%N/A1.5 $279.87
10/15/20222,210,000 shares $524.81 million -10.9%N/A1.6 $237.47
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9/30/20222,480,000 shares $655.81 million -8.5%N/A2 $264.44
9/15/20222,710,000 shares $777.09 million +10.6%N/A2.1 $286.75
8/31/20222,450,000 shares $656.50 million -4.3%N/A1.9 $267.96
8/15/20222,560,000 shares $727.24 million +11.8%N/A1.9 $284.08
7/31/20222,290,000 shares $559.47 million +6.0%N/A1.7 $244.31
7/15/20222,160,000 shares $433.51 million +6.4%N/A1.5 $200.70
6/30/20222,030,000 shares $424.23 million -1.5%N/A1.5 $208.98
6/15/20222,060,000 shares $443.06 million +10.2%N/A1.5 $215.08
5/31/20221,870,000 shares $486.99 million +3.9%N/A1.5 $260.42
5/15/20221,800,000 shares $411.88 million +20.8%N/A1.5 $228.82
4/30/20221,490,000 shares $287.32 million -5.7%N/A1.2 $192.83
4/15/20221,580,000 shares $333.21 million +5.3%N/A1.4 $210.89
3/31/20221,500,000 shares $331.73 million -8.5%N/A1.3 $221.15
3/15/20221,640,000 shares $298.40 million -9.9%1.4%1.5 $181.95
2/28/20221,820,000 shares $356.52 million +9.0%1.6%1.6 $195.89
2/15/20221,670,000 shares $403.12 million -4.6%1.4%1.4 $241.39
1/31/20221,750,000 shares $386.30 million -15.5%1.5%1.7 $220.74
1/15/20222,070,000 shares $483.70 million +21.8%1.8%1.8 $233.67
12/31/20211,700,000 shares $397.41 million -17.1%1.5%1.5 $233.77
12/15/20212,050,000 shares $491.57 million -10.9%1.8%1.8 $239.79
11/30/20212,300,000 shares $612.93 million +9.5%2.0%1.9 $266.49
11/15/20212,100,000 shares $569.71 million -10.6%1.8%1.8 $271.29
10/29/20212,350,000 shares $588.60 million +21.1%2.0%1.9 $250.47
10/15/20211,940,000 shares $443.81 million +12.8%1.7%1.6 $228.77
9/30/20211,720,000 shares $376.63 million -21.5%1.5%1.3 $218.97
9/15/20212,190,000 shares $512.42 million -9.9%1.9%1.7 $233.98
8/31/20212,430,000 shares $575.28 million -19.5%2.1%2 $236.74
8/13/20213,020,000 shares $710.36 million +9.8%2.6%2.6 $235.22
7/30/20212,750,000 shares $566.61 million +7.8%2.4%2.5 $206.04
7/15/20212,550,000 shares $473.87 million +25.0%2.2%2.5 $185.83
6/30/20212,040,000 shares $343.66 million -3.3%1.8%2.1 $168.46
6/15/20212,110,000 shares $350.32 million +19.2%1.8%2.2 $166.03
5/28/20211,770,000 shares $295.73 million -4.3%1.5%1.8 $167.08
5/14/20211,850,000 shares $291.73 million -5.6%N/A1.6 $157.69
4/30/20211,960,000 shares $328.54 million -8.8%N/A1.4 $167.62
4/15/20212,150,000 shares $328.80 million -1.8%N/A1.3 $152.93
3/31/20212,190,000 shares $318.40 million -20.9%N/A1.2 $145.39
3/15/20212,770,000 shares $435.67 million -3.8%N/A1.5 $157.28
2/26/20212,880,000 shares $442.02 million +30.3%N/A1.5 $153.48
2/12/20212,210,000 shares $353.27 million -35.0%N/A1.2 $159.85
1/29/20213,400,000 shares $565.66 million -15.8%N/A2 $166.37
1/15/20214,040,000 shares $736.77 million +1.3%N/A2.8 $182.37
12/31/20203,990,000 shares $595.67 million -9.7%N/A3 $149.29
12/15/20204,420,000 shares $594.80 million -30.8%N/A3.6 $134.57
11/30/20206,390,000 shares $879.65 million -10.9%N/A5.2 $137.66
11/15/20207,170,000 shares $878.18 million -10.8%N/A6 $122.48
10/30/20208,040,000 shares $753.91 million -3.1%N/A7 $93.77
10/15/20208,300,000 shares $785.10 million -0.2%7.8%7.3 $94.59
9/30/20208,320,000 shares $742.81 million -10.3%7.9%7.1 $89.28
9/15/20209,270,000 shares $912.08 million -4.1%8.8%8.1 $98.39
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8/31/20209,670,000 shares $880.07 million -8.2%9.1%9 $91.01
8/14/202010,530,000 shares $972.87 million -13.6%10.0%8.9 $92.39
7/31/202012,190,000 shares $1.01 billion -1.5%11.5%9.5 $82.46
7/15/202012,380,000 shares $1.04 billion +1.3%11.7%9.8 $84.15
6/30/202012,220,000 shares $932.75 million -9.9%11.6%9.3 $76.33
6/15/202013,560,000 shares $1.04 billion -2.9%12.8%9.2 $76.41
5/29/202013,970,000 shares $1.07 billion -9.1%13.2%8.1 $76.52
5/15/202015,360,000 shares $942.34 million +2.7%14.5%8.6 $61.35
4/30/202014,950,000 shares $918.38 million +1.6%14.1%8 $61.43
4/15/202014,710,000 shares $856.86 million +7.7%13.9%7.2 $58.25
3/31/202013,660,000 shares $840.50 million -13.8%12.9%6.2 $61.53
3/13/202015,845,500 shares $1.06 billion +0.0%15.0%8.4 $67.02
2/28/202015,840,000 shares $806.26 million -6.9%15.0%8.4 $50.90
2/14/202017,010,000 shares $1.28 billion -3.8%16.1%9.5 $75.19
1/31/202017,690,000 shares $1.52 billion +6.1%16.8%10.6 $85.65
1/15/202016,680,000 shares $1.41 billion +3.5%15.8%9.6 $84.71
12/31/201916,110,000 shares $1.31 billion -3.5%15.3%10.1 $81.18
8/15/201916,612,100 shares $1.01 billion +5.4%15.8%11.4 $60.81

ALB Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Albemarle's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Albemarle shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of May 31st, investors have sold 15,940,000 shares of ALB short. Learn More on Albemarle's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Albemarle?

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. ALB shares currently have a short interest ratio of 6.0. Learn More on Albemarle's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Albemarle?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Albemarle: Walleye Trading LLC, BlueCrest Capital Management Ltd, PEAK6 Investments LLC, HAP Trading LLC, Twin Tree Management LP, XR Securities LLC, Hiddenite Capital Partners LP, BNP Paribas Financial Markets, SpiderRock Advisors LLC, Caas Capital Management LP, and Nomura Holdings Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Is Albemarle's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Albemarle saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totaling 15,940,000 shares, an increase of 17.3% from the previous total of 13,590,000 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 Albemarle's short interest compare to its competitors?

Here is how the short interest of companies compare to Albemarle: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (1.86%), Celanese Co. (4.37%), RPM International Inc. (1.12%), NewMarket Co. (1.38%), Ashland Inc. (1.49%), Balchem Co. (1.00%), H.B. Fuller (1.12%), Sensient Technologies Co. (1.54%), Quaker Chemical Co. (9.78%), Innospec Inc. (0.82%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: T-Mobile US, Inc. ($4.43 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.54 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.11 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.88 billion), General Motors ($2.62 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.34 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.25 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.12 billion), Dell Technologies Inc. ($1.89 billion), and Enphase Energy, Inc. ($1.72 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Albemarle stock?

Short selling ALB is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Albemarle as its price is falling. ALB shares are trading down $1.32 today. To short a 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 a stock 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 Albemarle?

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

How often is Albemarle'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 ALB, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is May, 31 2024.



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This page (NYSE:ALB) was last updated on 6/13/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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