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NYSE:AN

AutoNation - AN Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$120.28
+1.11 (+0.93%)
(As of 11/25/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$118.25
$121.19
50-Day Range
$95.60
$120.69
52-Week Range
$94.92
$135.57
Volume
222,693 shs
Average Volume
815,245 shs
Market Capitalization
$5.96 billion
P/E Ratio
4.92
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$144.50

AutoNation Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
6,950,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
6,330,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+9.79%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$738.85 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
7.1
Last Record Date
October 31, 2022
Outstanding Shares
49,570,000 shares
Float Size
32,440,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
21.42%
Today's Trading Volume
222,693 shares
Average Trading Volume
815,245 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
-72.68%
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AutoNation (NYSE:AN) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
10/31/20226,950,000 shares $738.85 million +9.8%21.4%7.1 $106.31
10/15/20226,330,000 shares $641.48 million +8.6%17.3%7 $101.34
9/30/20225,830,000 shares $593.90 million -1.9%16.2%6.8 $101.87
9/15/20225,940,000 shares $657.68 million +5.0%16.6%8 $110.72
8/31/20225,660,000 shares $705.24 million +3.1%15.9%8 $124.60
8/15/20225,490,000 shares $678.12 million -4.5%15.4%7.8 $123.52
7/31/20225,750,000 shares $682.76 million -17.4%15.9%7.6 $118.74
7/15/20226,960,000 shares $796.64 million -0.7%18.6%8.2 $114.46
6/30/20227,010,000 shares $783.44 million +1.9%18.7%8 $111.76
6/15/20226,880,000 shares $780.19 million +5.2%18.5%7.4 $113.40
5/31/20226,540,000 shares $781.92 million +11.6%17.7%7.3 $119.56
5/15/20225,860,000 shares $724.76 million -0.5%16.0%6.1 $123.68
4/30/20225,890,000 shares $682.71 million -6.1%N/A6.2 $115.91
4/15/20226,270,000 shares $636.15 million +12.2%16.1%6.6 $101.46
3/31/20225,590,000 shares $556.65 million -4.4%14.3%6.4 $99.58
3/15/20225,850,000 shares $674.15 million -4.3%15.1%7.1 $115.24
2/28/20226,110,000 shares $700.57 million +6.3%15.2%6.6 $114.66
2/15/20225,750,000 shares $626.06 million +9.5%14.3%6.5 $108.88
1/31/20225,250,000 shares $572.25 million +4.4%12.3%6 $109.00
1/15/20225,030,000 shares $552.80 million +3.5%11.8%5.6 $109.90
12/31/20214,860,000 shares $567.89 million +5.2%11.4%5.3 $116.85
12/15/20214,620,000 shares $536.84 million -1.3%11.8%4.7 $116.20
11/30/20214,680,000 shares $579.62 million -10.3%11.9%4.5 $123.85
11/15/20215,220,000 shares $673.48 million -1.1%13.3%4.9 $129.02
10/29/20215,280,000 shares $639.51 million +18.1%12.8%4.7 $121.12
10/15/20214,470,000 shares $521.69 million -11.8%11.0%3.8 $116.71
9/30/20215,070,000 shares $617.32 million -18.5%11.6%4.1 $121.76
9/15/20216,220,000 shares $687.25 million +7.6%14.2%5.2 $110.49
8/31/20215,780,000 shares $630.54 million +14.9%13.2%5.4 $109.09
8/13/20215,030,000 shares $582.52 million +26.7%11.5%4.7 $115.81
7/30/20213,970,000 shares $481.68 million -17.6%8.5%4 $121.33
7/15/20214,820,000 shares $498.34 million +10.8%10.3%5.1 $103.39
6/30/20214,350,000 shares $412.42 million +11.8%8.3%5.2 $94.81
6/15/20213,890,000 shares $365.74 million +45.2%7.4%5 $94.02
5/28/20212,680,000 shares $273.71 million +13.1%5.1%3.4 $102.13
5/14/20212,370,000 shares $244.73 million -1.3%4.5%2.8 $103.26
4/30/20212,400,000 shares $247.90 million +5.3%4.5%2.9 $103.29
4/15/20212,280,000 shares $217.67 million -23.2%4.3%3 $95.47
3/31/20212,970,000 shares $281.59 million +16.5%5.5%4 $94.81
3/15/20212,550,000 shares $227.05 million -16.4%4.8%3.4 $89.04













AN Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is AutoNation's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of AutoNation shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of October 31st, traders have sold 6,950,000 shares of AN short. 21.42% of AutoNation's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on AutoNation's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for AutoNation?

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. AN shares currently have a short interest ratio of 7.0. Learn More on AutoNation's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting AutoNation?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of AutoNation: Jane Street Group LLC, Paloma Partners Management Co, Caas Capital Management LP, Citadel Advisors LLC, Tudor Investment Corp Et Al, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, ExodusPoint Capital Management LP, Group One Trading L.P., Ibex Investors LLC, and Cutler Group LLC CA. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for AutoNation?

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. 21.42% of AutoNation's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is AutoNation's short interest increasing or decreasing?

AutoNation saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totaling 6,950,000 shares, an increase of 9.8% from the previous total of 6,330,000 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 AutoNation's float size?

AutoNation currently has issued a total of 49,570,000 shares. Some of AutoNation'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. AutoNation currently has a public float of 32,440,000 shares.

How does AutoNation's short interest compare to its competitors?

21.42% of AutoNation's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "automotive dealers & gasoline service stations" compare to AutoNation: Lithia Motors, Inc. (7.10%), Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. (8.99%), Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (19.68%), Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (16.75%), Sonic Automotive, Inc. (29.42%), CarMax, Inc. (8.53%), Rush Enterprises, Inc. (5.39%), Casey's General Stores, Inc. (2.04%), Rush Enterprises, Inc. (4.40%), and Carvana Co. (19.89%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.81 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.04 billion), T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. ($1.98 billion), PG&E Co. ($1.92 billion), Lucid Group, Inc. ($1.90 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($1.75 billion), Roblox Co. ($1.58 billion), Rivian Automotive, Inc. ($1.54 billion), Diamondback Energy, Inc. ($1.53 billion), and Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. ($1.47 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short AutoNation stock?

Short selling AN is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from AutoNation as its price is falling. AN shares are trading up $1.11 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 AutoNation?

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

How often is AutoNation'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 AN, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is October, 31 2022.



This page (NYSE:AN) was last updated on 11/27/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff