NYSE:ALLY

Ally Financial Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$47.96
+0.21 (+0.44 %)
(As of 04/15/2021 12:34 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$47.05
Now: $47.96
$48.34
50-Day Range
$40.98
MA: $45.07
$48.05
52-Week Range
$13.29
Now: $47.96
$48.34
Volume71,721 shs
Average Volume4.41 million shs
Market Capitalization$17.90 billion
P/E Ratio23.51
Dividend Yield1.61%
Beta1.61

Short Interest

Ally Financial (NYSE:ALLY) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume18,710,000 shares
Previous Short Volume14,790,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+26.50%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$899.02 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover4.2
Last Record DateMarch, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares390,420,000 shares
Float Size371,210,000 shares
Short Percent of Float5.04%
Today's Trading Volume71,721 shares
Average Trading Volume4,407,142 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-98.37%

Short Interest Over Time


Ally Financial (NYSE:ALLY) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/202118,710,000 shares $899.02 million +26.5%5.0%4.2 $48.05
3/15/202114,790,000 shares $677.68 million +29.2%4.0%3.4 $45.82
2/26/202111,450,000 shares $520.63 million +37.3%3.1%2.5 $45.47
2/12/20218,340,000 shares $346.11 million -5.1%2.2%1.8 $41.50
1/29/20218,790,000 shares $362.85 million +21.8%2.4%1.8 $41.28
1/15/20217,220,000 shares $278.40 million -16.0%1.9%1.5 $38.56
12/31/20209,610,000 shares $360.18 million +27.5%2.6%1.9 $37.48
12/15/20209,610,000 shares $344.13 million +27.5%2.6%1.9 $35.81
11/30/20207,540,000 shares $253.57 million -2.2%2.0%1.4 $33.63
11/15/20207,710,000 shares $228.60 million +9.4%2.1%1.6 $29.65
10/30/20207,050,000 shares $210.87 million -23.6%1.9%1.4 $29.91
10/15/20209,230,000 shares $251.89 million -17.9%2.5%2 $27.29
9/30/202011,240,000 shares $310.22 million -12.6%3.0%2.3 $27.60
9/15/202012,860,000 shares $315.07 million +2.1%3.5%2.5 $24.50
8/31/202012,600,000 shares $296.10 million +14.1%3.4%2.5 $23.50
8/14/202011,040,000 shares $252.93 million +2.2%3.0%1.9 $22.91
7/31/202010,800,000 shares $240.19 million -3.7%2.9%1.8 $22.24
7/15/202011,210,000 shares $225.32 million +14.3%3.0%1.7 $20.10
6/30/20209,810,000 shares $207.78 million -7.5%2.6%1.4 $21.18
6/15/202010,600,000 shares $205.43 million -2.1%2.9%1.5 $19.38
5/29/202010,830,000 shares $198.30 million +14.5%2.9%1.4 $18.31
5/15/20209,460,000 shares $164.98 million -6.7%2.6%1.3 $17.44
4/30/202010,140,000 shares $188.60 million +6.9%2.7%1.4 $18.60
4/15/20209,490,000 shares $143.58 million +15.5%2.6%1.4 $15.13
3/31/20208,220,000 shares $117.55 million -24.9%2.2%1.3 $14.30

Ally Financial (NYSE:ALLY) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Ally Financial's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Ally Financial shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 31st, investors have sold 18,710,000 shares of ALLY short. 5.04% of Ally Financial's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Ally Financial?

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. Ally Financial currently has a short interest ratio of 4.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Ally Financial?

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. 5.04% of Ally Financial's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Ally Financial's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Ally Financial saw a increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 18,710,000 shares, an increase of 26.5% from the previous total of 14,790,000 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 Ally Financial's float size?

Ally Financial currently has issued a total of 373,271,000 shares. Some of Ally Financial'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. Ally Financial currently has a public float of 371,210,000 shares.

How does Ally Financial's short interest compare to its competitors?

5.04% of Ally Financial's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "state commercial banks" compare to Ally Financial: Itaú Unibanco Holding S.A. (0.21%), The Bank of New York Mellon Co. (0.98%), Banco Bradesco S.A. (0.00%), Banco Bradesco S.A. (0.00%), State Street Co. (1.89%), Fifth Third Bancorp (1.31%), SVB Financial Group (0.00%), Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft (1.07%), Northern Trust Co. (1.43%), and M&T Bank Co. (2.31%).

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 Ally Financial stock?

Short selling ALLY is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Ally Financial as its price is falling. Ally Financial's stock is trading up $0.21 today. To short Ally Financial 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 Ally Financial 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 Ally Financial?

A short squeeze for Ally Financial 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 ALLY, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Ally Financial'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 ALLY, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2021.



This page was last updated on 4/15/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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