AMC Entertainment Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-1.47 (-2.42 %)
(As of 06/18/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume243.65 million shs
Average Volume170.65 million shs
Market Capitalization$26.68 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

AMC Entertainment (NYSE:AMC) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume102,300,000 shares
Previous Short Volume94,580,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+8.16%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$2.67 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.7
Last Record DateMay, 28 2021
Outstanding Shares450,280,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted22.72%
Today's Trading Volume243,645,937 shares
Average Trading Volume170,646,453 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average42.78%

Short Interest Over Time

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AMC Entertainment (NYSE:AMC) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
5/28/2021102,300,000 shares $2.67 billion +8.2%N/A0.7 $26.12
5/14/202194,580,000 shares $1.21 billion +8.0%N/A1 $12.77
4/30/202187,550,000 shares $893.01 million -6.8%N/A1 $10.20
4/15/202193,890,000 shares $877.87 million +27.2%N/A0.6 $9.35
3/31/202173,820,000 shares $764.04 million +49.7%N/A0.4 $10.35
3/15/202149,310,000 shares $550.30 million -11.1%N/A0.3 $11.16
2/26/202155,490,000 shares $460.01 million +15.3%N/A0.4 $8.29
2/12/202148,130,000 shares $270.01 million +27.6%N/A0.4 $5.61
1/29/202137,720,000 shares $325.52 million -15.6%N/A0.3 $8.63
1/15/202144,670,000 shares $97.38 million +14.6%N/A0.6 $2.18
12/31/202038,990,000 shares $84.22 million +2.4%N/A1.5 $2.16
12/15/202038,080,000 shares $121.48 million +13.6%N/A1.9 $3.19
11/30/202033,510,000 shares $149.12 million +14.5%N/A2 $4.45
11/15/202029,260,000 shares $86.90 million +22.5%N/A2 $2.97
10/30/202023,890,000 shares $60.20 million +7.0%N/A2 $2.52
10/15/202022,320,000 shares $66.07 million +3.8%N/A2.5 $2.96
9/30/202021,500,000 shares $101.27 million -1.8%N/A3.2 $4.71
9/15/202021,890,000 shares $120.83 million +23.3%N/A3.2 $5.52
8/31/202017,760,000 shares $104.43 million +4.8%N/A2.4 $5.88
8/14/202016,950,000 shares $93.90 million -3.7%N/A2.6 $5.54
7/31/202017,600,000 shares $71.10 million +5.6%N/A2.3 $4.04
7/15/202016,670,000 shares $70.35 million -6.0%32.6%2 $4.22
6/30/202017,740,000 shares $76.10 million +11.6%34.6%1.9 $4.29
6/15/202015,900,000 shares $92.22 million -21.7%31.0%1.6 $5.80
5/29/202020,300,000 shares $104.14 million -10.3%39.6%2.1 $5.13

AMC Entertainment (NYSE:AMC) Short Interest FAQ

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What is AMC Entertainment's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of AMC Entertainment shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of May 28th, investors have sold 102,300,000 shares of AMC short.

What is a good short interest ratio for AMC Entertainment?

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. AMC Entertainment currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0.

Is AMC Entertainment's short interest increasing or decreasing?

AMC Entertainment saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 28th, there was short interest totaling 102,300,000 shares, an increase of 8.2% from the previous total of 94,580,000 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 AMC Entertainment's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of AMC Entertainment's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "consumer discretionary" compare to AMC Entertainment: Naspers Limited (0.00%), Nintendo Co., Ltd. (0.00%), Activision Blizzard, Inc. (1.23%), adidas AG (0.00%), ANTA Sports Products Limited (0.00%), Oriental Land Co., Ltd. (0.00%), Roku, Inc. (3.10%), Lululemon Athletica Inc. (2.02%), Marriott International, Inc. (1.85%), and Las Vegas Sands Corp. (3.22%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Tesla, Inc. ($25.04 billion), AstraZeneca PLC ($7.50 billion), Aon plc ($7.09 billion), Square, Inc. ($6.95 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($6.90 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($6.79 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($6.18 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($5.54 billion), Sea Limited ($4.96 billion), and Wayfair Inc. ($4.25 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short AMC Entertainment stock?

Short selling AMC is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from AMC Entertainment as its price is falling. AMC Entertainment's stock is trading down $1.47 today. To short AMC Entertainment 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 AMC Entertainment 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 AMC Entertainment?

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

How often is AMC Entertainment'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 AMC, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is May, 28 2021.

This page was last updated on 6/20/2021 by Staff
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