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Ambac Financial Group (AMBC) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$16.19
-0.17 (-1.04%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)

Ambac Financial Group Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
1,660,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
1,620,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+2.47%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$27.14 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
4.3
Last Record Date
February 15, 2024
Outstanding Shares
45,190,000 shares
Float Size
44,030,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
3.77%
Today's Trading Volume
522,424 shares
Average Trading Volume
382,429 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
137%
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Ambac Financial Group Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/15/20241,660,000 shares $27.14 million +2.5%3.8%4.3 $16.35
1/31/20241,620,000 shares $26.33 million +3.2%3.7%3.8 $16.25
1/15/20241,570,000 shares $24.63 million -5.4%3.6%3.5 $15.69
12/31/20231,660,000 shares $27.36 million -8.8%3.8%3.7 $16.48
12/15/20231,820,000 shares $28.97 million +2.3%4.1%3.8 $15.92
11/30/20231,780,000 shares $26.26 million +0.6%4.0%4.1 $14.75
11/15/20231,770,000 shares $26.28 million -8.3%4.0%4.2 $14.85
10/31/20231,930,000 shares $23.39 million -7.2%4.4%4.9 $12.12
10/15/20232,080,000 shares $23.86 million -5.9%4.7%5.8 $11.47
9/30/20232,210,000 shares $26.65 million +0.9%5.0%6.2 $12.06
9/15/20232,190,000 shares $28.01 million -3.5%5.0%6.1 $12.79
8/31/20232,270,000 shares $29.24 million -3.4%5.1%6 $12.88
8/15/20232,350,000 shares $31.96 million +0.9%5.3%6.1 $13.60
7/31/20232,330,000 shares $32.95 million +3.1%5.3%5.6 $14.14
7/15/20232,260,000 shares $31.30 million -1.3%5.1%5.3 $13.85
6/30/20232,290,000 shares $32.63 million +5.1%5.2%5.5 $14.25
6/15/20232,180,000 shares $31.52 million -11.0%4.9%5.2 $14.46
5/31/20232,450,000 shares $34.13 million -14.0%5.5%5.4 $13.93
5/15/20232,850,000 shares $42.27 million -13.1%6.5%6 $14.83
4/30/20233,280,000 shares $52.32 million +1.9%7.4%7.2 $15.95
4/15/20233,220,000 shares $48.62 million -12.0%7.3%6.7 $15.10
3/31/20233,660,000 shares $56.66 million -1.6%8.3%7.7 $15.48
3/15/20233,720,000 shares $55.69 million +27.4%8.5%7.9 $14.97
2/28/20232,920,000 shares $48.33 million -0.7%6.7%6.6 $16.55
2/15/20232,940,000 shares $47.07 million +4.3%6.7%6.8 $16.01
1/31/20232,820,000 shares $46.98 million +3.3%6.4%6.1 $16.66
1/15/20232,730,000 shares $46.74 million +14.2%6.2%5.9 $17.12
12/30/20222,390,000 shares $41.68 million -5.2%5.4%4.6 $17.44
12/15/20222,520,000 shares $40.09 million +34.0%5.7%5 $15.91
11/30/20221,880,000 shares $30.57 million -16.4%4.3%3.9 $16.26
11/15/20222,250,000 shares $33.21 million -10.0%5.1%4.9 $14.76
10/31/20222,500,000 shares $35.13 million -0.8%5.7%5.3 $14.05
10/15/20222,520,000 shares $33.44 million +4.1%5.7%5.2 $13.27
9/30/20222,420,000 shares $30.86 million +7.1%5.5%4.9 $12.75
9/15/20222,260,000 shares $32.34 million -15.0%5.1%4.9 $14.31
8/31/20222,660,000 shares $40.14 million -3.3%6.1%5.2 $15.09
8/15/20222,750,000 shares $42.08 million -11.6%6.3%4.9 $15.30
7/31/20223,110,000 shares $36.60 million -13.4%7.1%5.1 $11.77
7/15/20223,590,000 shares $42.40 million +12.5%8.2%6.1 $11.81
6/30/20223,190,000 shares $36.21 million -13.3%7.2%4.8 $11.35













AMBC Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ambac Financial Group's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Ambac Financial Group shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of February 15th, traders have sold 1,660,000 shares of AMBC short. 3.77% of Ambac Financial Group's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Ambac Financial Group's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Ambac Financial 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. AMBC shares currently have a short interest ratio of 4.0. Learn More on Ambac Financial Group's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Ambac Financial Group?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Ambac Financial Group: Citadel Advisors LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., and Simplex Trading LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Ambac Financial Group?

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. 3.77% of Ambac Financial Group's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Ambac Financial Group's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Ambac Financial Group saw a increase in short interest in February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,660,000 shares, an increase of 2.5% from the previous total of 1,620,000 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 Ambac Financial Group's float size?

Ambac Financial Group currently has issued a total of 45,190,000 shares. Some of Ambac Financial Group'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. Ambac Financial Group currently has a public float of 44,030,000 shares.

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

3.77% of Ambac Financial Group's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies compare to Ambac Financial Group: Hippo Holdings Inc. (8.59%), Oxford Lane Capital Corp. (1.75%), Gores Holdings IX, Inc. (0.00%), CrossFirst Bankshares, Inc. (2.86%), UWM Holdings Co. (20.37%), Trinity Capital Inc. (1.73%), MetroCity Bankshares, Inc. (1.17%), International General Insurance Holdings Ltd. (0.26%), HBT Financial, Inc. (0.77%), CION Investment Co. (0.14%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($5.32 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($4.38 billion), General Motors ($3.76 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.08 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($2.65 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.62 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.52 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.19 billion), Rivian Automotive, Inc. ($1.84 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($1.78 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Ambac Financial Group stock?

Short selling AMBC is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Ambac Financial Group as its price is falling. AMBC shares are trading down $0.17 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 Ambac Financial Group?

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

How often is Ambac Financial 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 AMBC, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 15 2024.



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This page (NYSE:AMBC) was last updated on 3/3/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff