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Atmos Energy Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-3.62 (-4.10 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $84.61
50-Day Range
MA: $89.83
52-Week Range
Now: $84.61
Volume1.41 million shs
Average Volume1.10 million shs
Market Capitalization$10.84 billion
P/E Ratio17.23
Dividend Yield2.83%

Short Interest

Atmos Energy (NYSE:ATO) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume2,430,000 shares
Previous Short Volume5,060,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-51.98%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$223.20 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover2.0
Last Record DateJanuary, 29 2021
Outstanding Shares116,990,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted1.90%
Today's Trading Volume1,413,637 shares
Average Trading Volume1,098,115 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average28.73%

Short Interest Over Time

Atmos Energy (NYSE:ATO) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/29/20212,430,000 shares $223.20 million -52.0%N/A2.3 $91.85
1/15/20215,060,000 shares $448.16 million -2.9%N/A5.2 $88.57
12/31/20204,680,000 shares $410.30 million -18.6%N/A4.8 $87.67
12/15/20204,680,000 shares $433.41 million -18.6%N/A4.8 $92.61
11/30/20205,750,000 shares $546.88 million +11.9%N/A6.1 $95.11
11/15/20205,140,000 shares $492.87 million -10.3%N/A5.6 $95.89
10/30/20205,730,000 shares $585.38 million -11.6%N/A6.6 $102.16
10/15/20206,480,000 shares $629.01 million -6.4%N/A7.6 $97.07
9/30/20206,920,000 shares $660.24 million +2.4%N/A8.2 $95.41
9/15/20206,760,000 shares $643.89 million -5.3%N/A8.1 $95.25
8/31/20207,140,000 shares $668.02 million +7.9%N/A8.5 $93.56
8/14/20206,620,000 shares $644.99 million +3.6%N/A7.2 $97.43
7/31/20206,390,000 shares $666.99 million +3.9%N/A6.8 $104.38
7/15/20206,150,000 shares $651.84 million -0.5%N/A6.3 $105.99
6/30/20206,180,000 shares $636.54 million +5.8%N/A6.3 $103.00
6/15/20205,840,000 shares $590.48 million +18.7%N/A5.8 $101.11
5/29/20204,920,000 shares $486.88 million +1.2%N/A4.5 $98.96
5/15/20204,860,000 shares $499.51 million +3.4%N/A4.4 $102.78
4/30/20204,700,000 shares $466.15 million +3.5%N/A4.4 $99.18
4/15/20204,540,000 shares $439.38 million -3.4%N/A4.1 $96.78
3/31/20204,700,000 shares $490.73 million -8.3%N/A4.4 $104.41
3/13/20205,126,900 shares $539.35 million +6.2%N/A5.5 $105.20
2/28/20204,830,000 shares $388.82 million -2.2%N/A5.2 $80.50
2/14/20204,940,000 shares $520.82 million +15.2%N/A5.7 $105.43
1/31/20204,290,000 shares $480.87 million +7.0%N/A5.1 $112.09

Atmos Energy (NYSE:ATO) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Atmos Energy's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Atmos Energy shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of January 29th, investors have sold 2,430,000 shares of ATO short.

What is a good short interest ratio for Atmos Energy?

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. Atmos Energy currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

Is Atmos Energy's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Atmos Energy saw a drop in short interest in the month of January. As of January 29th, there was short interest totaling 2,430,000 shares, a drop of 52.0% from the previous total of 5,060,000 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 Atmos Energy's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Atmos Energy's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "natural gas distribution" compare to Atmos Energy: Engie Sa (0.00%), Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. (3.88%), Cheniere Energy, Inc. (1.45%), New Fortress Energy Inc. (0.00%), ENAGAS S A/ADR (0.00%), National Fuel Gas (0.00%), Ultrapar Participações S.A. (0.00%), New Jersey Resources Co. (0.00%), ONE Gas, Inc. (3.14%), and Spire Inc. (2.06%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Aon Plc ($5.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.03 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($4.99 billion), DuPont de Nemours, Inc. ($4.72 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.57 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.87 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($3.58 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.75 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.43 billion), and Palantir Technologies Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Atmos Energy stock?

Short selling ATO is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Atmos Energy as its price is falling. Atmos Energy's stock is trading down $3.62 today. To short Atmos Energy 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 Atmos Energy 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 Atmos Energy?

A short squeeze for Atmos Energy 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 ATO, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Atmos Energy'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 ATO, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 29 2021.

This page was last updated on 2/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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