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Alaska Air Group (ALK) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$39.39
+0.21 (+0.54%)
(As of 02/22/2024 ET)

Alaska Air Group Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
3,220,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
3,070,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+4.89%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$115.37 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
0.9
Last Record Date
January 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
126,050,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
2.55%
Today's Trading Volume
2,091,745 shares
Average Trading Volume
2,617,769 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
80%
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ALK Short Interest Over Time

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Alaska Air Group Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/31/20243,220,000 shares $115.37 million +4.9%N/A0.9 $35.83
1/15/20243,070,000 shares $107.97 million -21.9%N/A0.8 $35.17
12/31/20233,930,000 shares $153.55 million -8.4%N/A1.1 $39.07
12/15/20234,290,000 shares $166.84 million -13.0%N/A1.2 $38.89
11/30/20234,930,000 shares $186.45 million -2.8%N/A1.7 $37.82
11/15/20235,070,000 shares $187.64 million +15.2%N/A2.3 $37.01
10/31/20234,400,000 shares $139.17 million -3.9%N/A2.1 $31.63
10/15/20234,580,000 shares $151.46 million +6.0%N/A2.1 $33.07
9/30/20234,320,000 shares $160.19 million +14.9%N/A2.2 $37.08
9/15/20233,760,000 shares $148.41 million -7.2%N/A2.1 $39.47
8/31/20234,050,000 shares $169.98 million -7.7%N/A2.3 $41.97
8/15/20234,390,000 shares $199.35 million -12.4%N/A2.6 $45.41
7/31/20235,010,000 shares $243.61 million +19.3%N/A3 $48.63
7/15/20234,200,000 shares $219.91 million -5.8%N/A2.6 $52.36
6/30/20234,460,000 shares $237.18 million +3.5%N/A2.9 $53.18
6/15/20234,310,000 shares $216.97 million -1.2%N/A2.7 $50.34
5/31/20234,360,000 shares $195.89 million -6.0%N/A2.5 $44.93
5/15/20234,640,000 shares $201.10 million +6.2%N/A2.7 $43.34
4/30/20234,370,000 shares $189.92 million -9.7%N/A2.6 $43.46
4/15/20234,840,000 shares $202.84 million +15.0%N/A2.9 $41.91
3/31/20234,210,000 shares $176.65 million +8.8%N/A2.6 $41.96
3/15/20233,870,000 shares $156.27 million +10.6%N/A2.6 $40.38
2/28/20233,500,000 shares $167.41 million -3.1%N/A2.6 $47.83
2/15/20233,610,000 shares $181.47 million -14.7%N/A2.7 $50.27
1/31/20234,230,000 shares $217.17 million +26.3%N/A3.1 $51.34
1/15/20233,350,000 shares $168.47 million -19.1%N/A2.4 $50.29
12/30/20224,140,000 shares $177.77 million +23.6%N/A2.9 $42.94
12/15/20223,350,000 shares $146.50 million +3.4%N/A2.3 $43.73
11/30/20223,240,000 shares $153.71 million +3.5%N/A2.3 $47.44
11/15/20223,130,000 shares $146.64 million +12.2%N/A2.1 $46.85
10/31/20222,790,000 shares $124.04 million -6.7%N/A1.9 $44.46
10/15/20222,990,000 shares $125.07 million -1.0%N/A2 $41.83
9/30/20223,020,000 shares $118.23 million -0.7%N/A2.1 $39.15
9/15/20223,040,000 shares $140.63 million +1.7%N/A2.1 $46.26
8/31/20222,990,000 shares $130.24 million +6.4%N/A2 $43.56
8/15/20222,810,000 shares $136.14 million -7.0%N/A1.7 $48.45
7/31/20223,020,000 shares $133.88 million -8.5%N/A1.8 $44.33
7/15/20223,300,000 shares $136.32 million -22.5%2.7%1.7 $41.31
6/30/20224,260,000 shares $170.61 million +2.9%3.5%2.2 $40.05
6/15/20224,140,000 shares $170.49 million -3.7%3.4%2.1 $41.18













ALK Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Alaska Air Group's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Alaska Air Group shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of January 31st, investors have sold 3,220,000 shares of ALK short. Learn More on Alaska Air Group's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Alaska Air 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. ALK shares currently have a short interest ratio of 1.0. Learn More on Alaska Air Group's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Alaska Air Group?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Alaska Air Group: GTS Securities LLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, Caas Capital Management LP, Citadel Advisors LLC, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., Eisler Capital UK Ltd., Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, Hsbc Holdings PLC, UBS Group AG, BNP Paribas Financial Markets, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., XR Securities LLC, Cutler Group LLC CA, and Citigroup Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Is Alaska Air Group's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Alaska Air Group saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 3,220,000 shares, an increase of 4.9% from the previous total of 3,070,000 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 Alaska Air Group's short interest compare to its competitors?

Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "transportation" compare to Alaska Air Group: Copa Holdings, S.A. (1.52%), SkyWest, Inc. (4.00%), JetBlue Airways Co. (10.40%), Allegiant Travel (5.68%), United Airlines Holdings, Inc. (5.18%), Azul S.A. (0.88%), Frontier Group Holdings, Inc. (36.06%), American Airlines Group Inc. (6.24%), Ryder System, Inc. (1.15%), Kirby Co. (1.73%),

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. ($4.48 billion), General Motors ($3.85 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.38 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.00 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($2.66 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.37 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.25 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.11 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.06 billion), and Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc. ($1.67 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Alaska Air Group stock?

Short selling ALK is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Alaska Air Group as its price is falling. ALK shares are trading up $0.21 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 Alaska Air Group?

A short squeeze for Alaska Air Group 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 ALK, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Alaska Air 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 ALK, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 31 2024.



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This page (NYSE:ALK) was last updated on 2/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff