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American Tower Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+1.72 (+0.77 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $223.92
50-Day Range
MA: $220.44
52-Week Range
Now: $223.92
Volume2.11 million shs
Average Volume2.55 million shs
Market Capitalization$99.47 billion
P/E Ratio52.94
Dividend Yield2.18%

Short Interest

American Tower (NYSE:AMT) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:4,380,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:4,170,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+5.04%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$941.35 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:2.0
Last Record Date:December, 31 2020
Outstanding Shares:442,020,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:0.00%
Today's Trading Volume:2,113,945 shares
Average Trading Volume:2,552,665 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-17.19%

American Tower (NYSE:AMT) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
12/31/20204,380,000 $941.35 million 5.0%0.0%2.1$214.92
12/15/20204,380,000 $966.71 million 5.0%0.0%2.1$220.71
11/30/20204,170,000 $924.32 million 14.9%0.0%2$221.66
11/15/20203,630,000 $839.26 million 7.4%0.0%1.9$231.20
10/30/20203,380,000 $821.64 million -1.2%0.0%1.9$243.09
10/15/20203,420,000 $807.67 million 48.1%0.0%2$236.16
9/30/20202,310,000 $559.97 million -21.7%0.0%1.3$242.41
9/15/20202,950,000 $707.44 million -3.3%0.0%1.8$239.81
8/31/20203,050,000 $758.44 million 19.1%0.0%1.9$248.67
8/14/20202,560,000 $634.96 million -17.2%0.0%1.5$248.03
7/31/20203,090,000 $776.12 million -6.1%0.0%1.7$251.17
7/15/20203,290,000 $859.97 million -15.2%0.7%1.7$261.39
6/30/20203,880,000 $994.56 million 5.2%0.9%1.9$256.33
6/15/20203,690,000 $980.73 million -8.0%0.8%1.6$265.78
5/29/20204,010,000 $1.02 billion 7.2%0.9%1.5$254.18
5/15/20203,740,000 $965.56 million 22.2%0.9%1.4$258.17
4/30/20203,060,000 $771.15 million -21.5%0.7%1.1$252.01
4/15/20203,900,000 $929.10 million 2.4%0.0%1.5$238.23
3/31/20203,810,000 $931.96 million -6.5%0.9%1.5$244.61
3/13/20204,072,500 $1.06 billion 8.3%0.9%2.3$259.60
2/28/20203,760,000 $673.38 million -18.8%0.9%2.1$179.09
2/14/20204,630,000 $1.13 billion 10.5%1.1%2.9$243.87
1/31/20204,190,000 $1.02 billion -3.9%1.0%2.8$242.67
1/15/20204,360,000 $1.11 billion 3.6%1.0%2.7$254.27
12/31/20194,210,000 $999.96 million 1.2%1.0%2.7$237.52

American Tower (NYSE:AMT) Short Interest FAQ

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What is American Tower's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of American Tower shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of December 31st, investors have sold 4,380,000 shares of AMT short. 0.00% of American Tower's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for American Tower?

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. American Tower currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

Is American Tower's short interest increasing or decreasing?

American Tower saw a increase in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 4,380,000 shares, an increase of 5.0% from the previous total of 4,170,000 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 American Tower's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of American Tower's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "specialized reits" compare to American Tower: Public Storage (1.71%), Welltower Inc. (0.00%), Weyerhaeuser (1.39%), Ventas, Inc. (0.00%), Extra Space Storage Inc. (2.31%), Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (0.00%), Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (0.00%), CubeSmart (0.00%), Life Storage, Inc. (0.00%), and Rayonier Inc. (0.00%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.18 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($4.71 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.45 billion), Aon Plc ($4.28 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.70 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($3.00 billion), The Clorox Company ($2.46 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.40 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.38 billion), and Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.37 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short American Tower stock?

Short selling AMT is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from American Tower as its price is falling. American Tower's stock is trading up $1.72 today. To short American Tower 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 American Tower 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 American Tower?

A short squeeze for American Tower 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 AMT, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is American Tower'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 AMT, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is December, 31 2020.

This page was last updated on 1/24/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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