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AutoNation (AN) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$149.81
+5.39 (+3.73%)
(As of 02/29/2024 ET)

AutoNation Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
3,490,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
3,430,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+1.75%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$502.49 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
8.4
Last Record Date
February 15, 2024
Outstanding Shares
41,660,000 shares
Float Size
27,280,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
12.79%
Today's Trading Volume
432,547 shares
Average Trading Volume
422,096 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
102%
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AutoNation Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/15/20243,490,000 shares $502.49 million +1.8%12.8%8.4 $143.98
1/31/20243,430,000 shares $479.03 million +0.3%12.3%8.8 $139.66
1/15/20243,420,000 shares $464.20 million +3.6%12.5%7.7 $135.73
12/31/20233,300,000 shares $495.59 million -11.5%12.1%7.2 $150.18
12/15/20233,730,000 shares $550.81 million -2.1%13.7%7.6 $147.67
11/30/20233,810,000 shares $515.38 million -1.3%14.0%7.4 $135.27
11/15/20233,860,000 shares $542.04 million +5.5%14.2%7.5 $140.43
10/31/20233,660,000 shares $476.09 million +1.1%13.2%6.7 $130.08
10/15/20233,620,000 shares $489.10 million -2.2%12.6%6.7 $135.11
9/30/20233,700,000 shares $560.18 million -11.9%12.9%6 $151.40
9/15/20234,200,000 shares $640.71 million +2.7%14.6%6.8 $152.55
8/31/20234,090,000 shares $642.46 million +4.3%14.2%6.3 $157.08
8/15/20233,920,000 shares $614.03 million +4.0%13.6%5.9 $156.64
7/31/20233,770,000 shares $606.71 million +3.3%12.9%5.9 $160.93
7/15/20233,650,000 shares $642.66 million -17.1%13.6%5.6 $176.07
6/30/20234,400,000 shares $724.28 million -13.7%16.0%7.2 $164.61
6/15/20235,100,000 shares $772.60 million -8.9%18.5%8.4 $151.49
5/31/20235,600,000 shares $733.26 million -1.4%20.4%8.7 $130.94
5/15/20235,680,000 shares $756.58 million No Change20.7%8.3 $133.20
4/30/20235,680,000 shares $748.06 million -8.5%20.4%7.4 $131.70
4/15/20236,210,000 shares $837.73 million -5.5%22.3%8 $134.90
3/31/20236,570,000 shares $882.75 million +11.7%23.0%8.4 $134.36
3/15/20235,880,000 shares $738.00 million +1.9%20.9%7.1 $125.51
2/28/20235,770,000 shares $787.66 million -14.5%20.5%7 $136.51
2/15/20236,750,000 shares $948.31 million -4.9%21.9%8.3 $140.49
1/31/20237,100,000 shares $899.71 million +2.3%23.2%9.1 $126.72
1/15/20236,940,000 shares $766.94 million +1.6%17.8%8.1 $110.51
12/30/20226,830,000 shares $732.86 million +4.1%9.9%7.4 $107.30
12/15/20226,560,000 shares $750.53 million +3.8%9.5%6.5 $114.41
11/30/20226,320,000 shares $783.11 million -3.5%19.5%6.3 $123.91
11/15/20226,550,000 shares $790.52 million -5.8%20.2%6.6 $120.69
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













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 closed out or covered. As of February 15th, investors have sold 3,490,000 shares of AN short. 12.79% 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 8.0. 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: GTS Securities LLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, Caas Capital Management LP, Citadel Advisors LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., PEAK6 Investments LLC, Dymon Asia Capital Singapore PTE. LTD., Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., 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. 12.79% 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 the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,490,000 shares, an increase of 1.7% from the previous total of 3,430,000 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 41,660,000 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 27,280,000 shares.

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

12.79% of AutoNation's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "retail/wholesale" compare to AutoNation: Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. (9.82%), Lithia Motors, Inc. (9.56%), Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (16.43%), Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (14.86%), Sonic Automotive, Inc. (19.28%), CarMax, Inc. (11.60%), Rush Enterprises, Inc. (1.46%), Rush Enterprises, Inc. (3.77%), Casey's General Stores, Inc. (1.86%), Carvana Co. (16.69%),

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 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 $3.92 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 increases 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 February, 15 2024.



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This page (NYSE:AN) was last updated on 2/29/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff