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American States Water Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-1.77 (-2.41 %)
(As of 03/2/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $71.65
50-Day Range
MA: $79.10
52-Week Range
Now: $71.65
Volume174,692 shs
Average Volume164,171 shs
Market Capitalization$2.64 billion
P/E Ratio31.99
Dividend Yield1.83%

Short Interest

American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume661,800 shares
Previous Short Volume785,400 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-15.74%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$48.34 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover3.9
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares36,800,000 shares
Float Size36,380,000 shares
Short Percent of Float1.82%
Today's Trading Volume174,692 shares
Average Trading Volume164,171 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average6.41%

Short Interest Over Time

American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/2021661,800 shares $48.34 million -15.7%1.8%3.9 $73.05
1/29/2021785,400 shares $64.32 million -6.8%2.2%4.5 $81.89
1/15/2021842,900 shares $66.02 million +0.4%2.3%4.5 $78.33
12/31/2020871,600 shares $70.34 million +3.7%2.4%4.6 $80.70
12/15/2020871,600 shares $68.41 million +3.7%2.4%4.6 $78.49
11/30/2020840,600 shares $65.73 million +20.0%2.3%4.3 $78.19
11/15/2020700,800 shares $51.73 million -21.9%1.9%3.2 $73.82
10/30/2020897,300 shares $69.27 million +5.9%2.5%4.1 $77.20
10/15/2020847,600 shares $66.19 million -0.3%2.3%3.9 $78.09
9/30/2020850,400 shares $66.57 million -5.6%2.3%3.9 $78.28
9/15/2020901,200 shares $66.54 million -27.3%2.5%4 $73.84
8/31/20201,240,000 shares $91.45 million +56.4%3.4%5.8 $73.75
8/14/2020792,900 shares $59.63 million -3.6%2.2%4 $75.20
7/31/2020822,700 shares $64.69 million -6.8%2.3%3.9 $78.63
7/15/2020882,700 shares $67.86 million +0.2%2.4%3.9 $76.88
6/30/2020881,300 shares $70.68 million -0.4%2.4%3.7 $80.20
6/15/2020884,500 shares $69.60 million +9.0%2.4%3.3 $78.69
5/29/2020811,400 shares $62.13 million -13.5%2.2%2.5 $76.57
5/15/2020938,000 shares $76.93 million -6.0%2.6%2.8 $82.01
4/30/2020998,100 shares $79.37 million -1.2%2.7%3 $79.52
4/15/20201,010,000 shares $77.44 million +2.9%2.8%3.2 $76.67
3/31/2020981,300 shares $80.65 million -37.7%2.7%3 $82.19
3/13/20201,574,300 shares $138.49 million -2.2%4.3%6.5 $87.97
2/28/20201,610,000 shares $120.59 million -9.0%4.4%6.6 $74.90
2/14/20201,770,000 shares $147.74 million +4.7%4.9%7.7 $83.47

American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Short Interest FAQ

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What is American States Water's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of American States Water shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 12th, traders have sold 661,800 shares of AWR short. 1.82% of American States Water's shares are currently sold short. View details.

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

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 States Water currently has a short interest ratio of 4.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for American States Water?

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. 1.82% of American States Water's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is American States Water's short interest increasing or decreasing?

American States Water saw a drop in short interest in February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 661,800 shares, a drop of 15.7% from the previous total of 785,400 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 States Water's float size?

American States Water currently has issued a total of 36,898,000 shares. Some of American States Water'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 States Water currently has a public float of 36,380,000 shares.

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

1.82% of American States Water's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "water supply" compare to American States Water: Essential Utilities, Inc. (4.20%), Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP (1.16%), California Water Service Group (0.00%), SJW Group (1.26%), Middlesex Water (0.00%), The York Water Company (1.66%), Global Water Resources, Inc. (1.17%), Cadiz Inc. (0.00%), Artesian Resources Co. (1.09%), and Pure Cycle Co. (1.68%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: ViacomCBS Inc. ($6.50 billion), Aon Plc ($5.58 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.30 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.97 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.80 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.84 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.40 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.35 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.07 billion), and The Kroger Co. ($2.00 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

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

Short selling AWR is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from American States Water as its price is falling. American States Water's stock is trading down $1.77 today. To short American States Water 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 States Water 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 States Water?

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

How often is American States Water'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 AWR, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.

This page was last updated on 3/3/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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