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NYSE:AVD

American Vanguard Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$15.15
+0.17 (+1.13 %)
(As of 11/24/2020 09:34 AM ET)
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$15.15
Now: $15.15
$15.15
50-Day Range
$12.90
MA: $14.14
$15.14
52-Week Range
$11.35
Now: $15.15
$19.60
Volume1 shs
Average Volume111,779 shs
Market Capitalization$458.86 million
P/E Ratio40.95
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.97

Short Interest

American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:391,600 shares
Previous Short Volume:414,600 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-5.55%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$5.66 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:4.0
Last Record Date:October, 30 2020
Outstanding Shares:29,720,000 shares
Float Size:26,600,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:1.47%
Today's Trading Volume:1 shares
Average Trading Volume:111,779 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-100.00%



American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
10/30/2020391,600 $5.66 million -5.6%1.5%4.4$14.46
10/15/2020414,600 $5.68 million -19.3%1.6%4.7$13.70
9/30/2020513,700 $7.47 million -1.1%1.9%5.8$14.54
9/15/2020519,300 $6.68 million 2.0%2.0%5.3$12.86
8/31/2020509,000 $7.34 million 3.1%1.9%5$14.43
8/14/2020493,800 $7.27 million -14.7%1.9%4$14.72
7/31/2020578,700 $8.31 million -8.2%2.2%4.2$14.36
7/15/2020630,500 $8.49 million -11.7%2.4%4.5$13.46
6/30/2020714,100 $9.50 million 24.8%2.7%5$13.30
6/15/2020572,200 $7.66 million -19.1%2.2%4$13.38
5/29/2020707,100 $8.81 million -21.1%2.7%4.8$12.46
5/15/2020896,100 $11.92 million -14.7%3.4%6.5$13.30
4/30/20201,050,000 $14.22 million -3.7%4.0%8.8$13.54
4/15/20201,090,000 $15.12 million -0.9%4.1%9.4$13.87
3/31/20201,100,000 $15.95 million -11.8%4.2%9.2$14.50
3/13/20201,247,400 $19.41 million -1.0%4.7%9.6$15.56
2/28/20201,260,000 $14.63 million -3.8%4.8%9.7$11.61
2/14/20201,310,000 $20.28 million 0.8%4.9%10.2$15.48
1/31/20201,300,000 $21.02 million -8.5%4.9%10.1$16.17
1/15/20201,420,000 $25.12 million 5.2%5.4%11$17.69
12/31/20191,350,000 $24.26 million 29.8%5.1%10.2$17.97
8/15/2019698,100 $9.26 million -11.8%2.6%6.8$13.26

American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD) Short Interest FAQ

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What is American Vanguard's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of American Vanguard shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of October 30th, traders have sold 391,600 shares of AVD short. 1.47% of American Vanguard's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for American Vanguard?

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 Vanguard currently has a short interest ratio of 4.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for American Vanguard?

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. 1.47% of American Vanguard's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is American Vanguard's short interest increasing or decreasing?

American Vanguard saw a drop in short interest in the month of October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 391,600 shares, a drop of 5.5% from the previous total of 414,600 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 American Vanguard's float size?

American Vanguard currently has issued a total of 30,288,000 shares. Some of American Vanguard'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. American Vanguard currently has a public float of 26,600,000 shares.

How does American Vanguard's short interest compare to its competitors?

1.47% of American Vanguard's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "agricultural chemicals" compare to American Vanguard: Nutrien Ltd. (0.71%), The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (2.27%), The Mosaic Company (2.58%), CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (2.22%), ICL Group Ltd (0.09%), Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (2.06%), Calyxt, Inc. (3.25%), CVR Partners, LP (0.10%), Evogene Ltd. (1.16%), and China Green Agriculture, 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. ($4.66 billion), Aon Plc ($3.83 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($3.33 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.13 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.05 billion), The Clorox Company ($2.85 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($2.80 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.26 billion), Simon Property Group, Inc. ($2.02 billion), and International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. ($1.96 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short American Vanguard stock?

Short selling AVD is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from American Vanguard as its price is falling. American Vanguard's stock is trading up $0.17 today. To short American Vanguard 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 Vanguard 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 Vanguard?

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

How often is American Vanguard'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 AVD, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is October, 30 2020.


This page was last updated on 11/24/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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