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American Water Works (AWK) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$117.91
-0.12 (-0.10%)
(As of 02/28/2024 ET)

American Water Works Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
2,820,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
2,300,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+22.61%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$350.50 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
2.4
Last Record Date
February 15, 2024
Outstanding Shares
194,760,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
1.45%
Today's Trading Volume
1,443,213 shares
Average Trading Volume
1,331,809 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
108%
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American Water Works Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/15/20242,820,000 shares $350.50 million +22.6%N/A2.4 $124.29
1/31/20242,300,000 shares $285.25 million -15.1%N/A2.1 $124.02
1/15/20242,710,000 shares $358.29 million -1.1%N/A2.5 $132.21
12/31/20232,740,000 shares $361.65 million -5.2%N/A2.4 $131.99
12/15/20232,890,000 shares $380.76 million +1.1%N/A2.3 $131.75
11/30/20232,860,000 shares $377.06 million +11.3%N/A2.3 $131.84
11/15/20232,570,000 shares $335.03 million +1.6%N/A2.2 $130.36
10/31/20232,530,000 shares $297.65 million -10.6%N/A2.2 $117.65
10/15/20232,830,000 shares $334.05 million -10.4%N/A2.6 $118.04
9/30/20233,160,000 shares $391.30 million -0.3%N/A3.1 $123.83
9/15/20233,170,000 shares $440.31 million +8.6%N/A3.3 $138.90
8/31/20232,920,000 shares $405.12 million +9.8%N/A3.1 $138.74
8/15/20232,660,000 shares $374.24 million -2.9%N/A2.8 $140.69
7/31/20232,740,000 shares $403.85 million -6.8%N/A2.9 $147.39
7/15/20232,940,000 shares $429.86 million +3.2%N/A3.2 $146.21
6/30/20232,850,000 shares $406.89 million +44.7%N/A3.2 $142.77
6/15/20231,970,000 shares $291.74 million -1.5%N/A2.2 $148.09
5/31/20232,000,000 shares $288.96 million -4.3%N/A2.1 $144.48
5/15/20232,090,000 shares $308.40 million +7.2%N/A1.8 $147.56
4/30/20231,950,000 shares $289.09 million -3.0%N/A1.6 $148.25
4/15/20232,010,000 shares $300.90 million -9.5%N/A1.6 $149.70
3/31/20232,220,000 shares $325.21 million -36.9%N/A1.8 $146.49
3/15/20233,520,000 shares $495.02 million -5.4%N/A3 $140.63
2/28/20233,720,000 shares $522.21 million +1.1%N/A3.5 $140.38
2/15/20233,680,000 shares $549.24 million +0.3%2.0%4.4 $149.25
1/31/20233,670,000 shares $574.32 million +3.1%2.0%4.7 $156.49
1/15/20233,560,000 shares $565.58 million +2.6%2.0%4.4 $158.87
12/30/20223,470,000 shares $528.90 million -1.4%1.9%4.1 $152.42
12/15/20223,520,000 shares $550.60 million +12.1%1.9%4 $156.42
11/30/20223,140,000 shares $476.53 million +16.7%1.7%3.6 $151.76
11/15/20222,690,000 shares $392.79 million -8.5%1.5%3.1 $146.02
10/31/20222,940,000 shares $427.30 million +23.5%1.6%3.6 $145.34
10/15/20222,380,000 shares $305.69 million +20.2%1.3%3.1 $128.44
9/30/20221,980,000 shares $257.72 million -2.5%1.1%2.8 $130.16
9/15/20222,030,000 shares $300.16 million +7.4%1.1%2.9 $147.86
8/31/20221,890,000 shares $280.57 million -5.5%1.0%2.5 $148.45
8/15/20222,000,000 shares $318.48 million +3.1%1.1%2.5 $159.24
7/31/20221,940,000 shares $301.55 million +3.2%1.1%2.2 $155.44
7/15/20221,880,000 shares $279.31 million -1.1%1.0%2 $148.57
6/30/20221,900,000 shares $282.66 million -10.0%1.1%2.1 $148.77













AWK Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is American Water Works' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of American Water Works shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of January 31st, investors have sold 2,300,000 shares of AWK short. Learn More on American Water Works' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for American Water Works?

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. AWK shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on American Water Works's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting American Water Works?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of American Water Works: Wolverine Trading LLC, Paloma Partners Management Co, Citadel Advisors LLC, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., PEAK6 Investments LLC, Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, and Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Is American Water Works' short interest increasing or decreasing?

American Water Works saw a decline in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,300,000 shares, a decline of 15.1% from the previous total of 2,710,000 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 Water Works' short interest compare to its competitors?

Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "utilities" compare to American Water Works: Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP (0.34%), DTE Energy (1.14%), Telefónica, S.A. (0.06%), WEC Energy Group, Inc. (2.01%), Entergy Co. (0.88%), FirstEnergy Corp. (2.32%), Eversource Energy (1.24%), Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. - Eletrobrás (0.08%), TELUS Co. (1.08%), Edison International (1.35%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: T-Mobile US, Inc. ($4.48 billion), General Motors ($3.85 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.38 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.00 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($2.66 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.37 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.25 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.11 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.06 billion), and Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc. ($1.67 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short American Water Works stock?

Short selling AWK is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from American Water Works as its price is falling. AWK shares are trading up $0.60 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 American Water Works?

A short squeeze for American Water Works 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 AWK, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is American Water Works' 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 AWK, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 31 2024.



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This page (NYSE:AWK) was last updated on 2/28/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff