The Allstate Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.24 (-0.19 %)
(As of 04/22/2021 04:58 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $123.66
50-Day Range
MA: $115.92
52-Week Range
Now: $123.66
Volume1.16 million shs
Average Volume2.02 million shs
Market Capitalization$37.14 billion
P/E Ratio8.67
Dividend Yield2.62%

Short Interest

The Allstate (NYSE:ALL) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume5,250,000 shares
Previous Short Volume4,420,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+18.78%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$626.64 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover2.5
Last Record DateMarch, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares333,110,000 shares
Float Size301,380,000 shares
Short Percent of Float1.74%
Today's Trading Volume1,159,681 shares
Average Trading Volume2,016,847 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-42.50%

Short Interest Over Time

The Allstate (NYSE:ALL) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/20215,250,000 shares $626.64 million +18.8%1.7%2.5 $119.36
3/15/20214,420,000 shares $512.85 million +17.2%1.5%2.1 $116.03
2/26/20213,770,000 shares $428.69 million +5.9%1.3%2.1 $113.71
2/12/20213,560,000 shares $379.50 million -10.6%1.2%2 $106.60
1/29/20213,980,000 shares $420.29 million +15.4%1.3%2.2 $105.60
1/15/20213,450,000 shares $377.09 million -7.0%1.1%1.9 $109.30
12/31/20204,670,000 shares $509.73 million -4.1%1.5%2.4 $109.15
12/15/20204,670,000 shares $500.76 million -4.1%1.5%2.4 $107.23
11/30/20204,870,000 shares $523.57 million +23.6%1.6%2.5 $107.51
11/15/20203,940,000 shares $403.26 million -1.8%1.3%2 $102.35
10/30/20204,010,000 shares $387.81 million -34.8%1.3%2.1 $96.71
10/15/20206,150,000 shares $547.60 million -35.9%2.0%3.3 $89.04
9/30/20209,600,000 shares $881.18 million +90.5%3.1%4.9 $91.79
9/15/20205,040,000 shares $460.05 million +45.7%1.6%2.5 $91.28
8/31/20203,460,000 shares $320.64 million +16.1%1.1%1.7 $92.67
8/14/20202,980,000 shares $277.02 million -31.5%1.0%1.5 $92.96
7/31/20204,350,000 shares $415.08 million +24.6%1.4%2.1 $95.42
7/15/20203,490,000 shares $329.42 million +0.6%1.1%1.6 $94.39
6/30/20203,470,000 shares $327.43 million -12.2%1.1%1.6 $94.36
6/15/20203,950,000 shares $378.25 million -1.7%1.3%1.8 $95.76
5/29/20204,020,000 shares $373.66 million +3.9%N/A1.6 $92.95
5/15/20203,870,000 shares $378.52 million +25.7%1.2%1.5 $97.81
4/30/20203,080,000 shares $301.01 million -12.0%1.0%1.3 $97.73
4/15/20203,500,000 shares $356.44 million -5.9%1.1%1.5 $101.84
3/31/20203,720,000 shares $377.36 million -24.6%1.2%1.6 $101.44

The Allstate (NYSE:ALL) Short Interest FAQ

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What is The Allstate's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of The Allstate shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 31st, traders have sold 5,250,000 shares of ALL short. 1.74% of The Allstate's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for The Allstate?

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. The Allstate currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for The Allstate?

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. 1.74% of The Allstate's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is The Allstate's short interest increasing or decreasing?

The Allstate saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 5,250,000 shares, an increase of 18.8% from the previous total of 4,420,000 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 The Allstate's float size?

The Allstate currently has issued a total of 300,342,000 shares. Some of The Allstate's 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. The Allstate currently has a public float of 301,380,000 shares.

How does The Allstate's short interest compare to its competitors?

1.74% of The Allstate's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "property & casualty insurance" compare to The Allstate: The Progressive Co. (1.04%), The Travelers Companies, Inc. (2.15%), Cincinnati Financial Co. (4.79%), Markel Co. (0.62%), Arch Capital Group Ltd. (1.07%), W. R. Berkley Co. (1.52%), Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (2.11%), CNA Financial Co. (2.43%), Erie Indemnity (3.86%), and Old Republic International Co. (1.99%).

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. ($5.84 billion), Aon plc ($5.47 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.36 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.99 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.77 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.90 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.43 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.38 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.28 billion), and Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short The Allstate stock?

Short selling ALL is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from The Allstate as its price is falling. The Allstate's stock is trading down $0.24 today. To short The Allstate 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 The Allstate 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 The Allstate?

A short squeeze for The Allstate 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 ALL, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is The Allstate'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 ALL, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 4/22/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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