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NYSE:DAL

Delta Air Lines Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$31.48
-0.50 (-1.56 %)
(As of 10/21/2020 09:46 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$31.48
Now: $31.48
$32.04
50-Day Range
$29.01
MA: $31.64
$34.57
52-Week Range
$17.51
Now: $31.48
$62.48
Volume108,568 shs
Average Volume33.25 million shs
Market Capitalization$20.08 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.32

Short Interest

Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:16,950,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:20,060,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-15.50%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$538.50 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:1.0
Last Record Date:September, 30 2020
Outstanding Shares:650,200,000 shares
Float Size:635,640,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:2.67%
Today's Trading Volume:108,568 shares
Average Trading Volume:33,251,832 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-99.67%



Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
9/30/202016,950,000 $538.50 million -15.5%2.7%0.8$31.77
9/15/202020,060,000 $597.39 million -15.9%3.2%0.8$29.78
8/31/202023,840,000 $757.87 million 13.9%3.8%0.8$31.79
8/14/202020,940,000 $643.07 million -22.8%3.3%0.5$30.71
7/31/202027,120,000 $763.43 million 1.1%4.3%0.6$28.15
7/15/202026,830,000 $669.95 million 1.0%4.2%0.5$24.97
6/30/202026,570,000 $689.76 million -2.2%4.2%0.5$25.96
6/15/202027,180,000 $756.96 million -10.3%4.3%0.4$27.85
5/29/202030,300,000 $828.40 million -8.4%4.8%0.5$27.34
5/15/202033,090,000 $834.20 million 16.0%5.2%0.6$25.21
4/30/202028,520,000 $750.65 million 25.4%4.5%0.7$26.32
4/15/202022,740,000 $500.51 million -9.1%3.6%0.7$22.01
3/31/202025,010,000 $560.47 million -18.5%3.9%1$22.41
3/13/202030,673,000 $748.11 million 7.3%4.8%3.4$24.39
2/28/202028,600,000 $635.49 million 27.1%4.5%3.2$22.22
2/14/202022,510,000 $1.02 billion -1.6%3.5%3.4$45.47
1/31/202022,870,000 $1.13 billion 9.5%3.6%3.8$49.59
1/15/202020,890,000 $1.23 billion 15.5%3.2%3.5$58.66
12/31/201918,080,000 $1.06 billion 0.9%2.8%3.3$58.81
8/15/201916,765,600 $943.57 million 16.2%2.5%3.1$56.28

Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Delta Air Lines' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Delta Air Lines shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of September 30th, traders have sold 16,950,000 shares of DAL short. 2.67% of Delta Air Lines' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Delta Air Lines?

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. Delta Air Lines currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Delta Air Lines?

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. 2.67% of Delta Air Lines' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Delta Air Lines' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Delta Air Lines saw a decline in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totaling 16,950,000 shares, a decline of 15.5% from the previous total of 20,060,000 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.

What is Delta Air Lines' float size?

Delta Air Lines currently has issued a total of 637,734,000 shares. Some of Delta Air Lines' 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. Delta Air Lines currently has a public float of 635,640,000 shares.

How does Delta Air Lines' short interest compare to its competitors?

2.67% of Delta Air Lines' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "air transportation, scheduled" compare to Delta Air Lines: Southwest Airlines Co. (0.00%), Ryanair Holdings plc (0.00%), United Airlines Holdings, Inc. (0.00%), China Eastern Airlines Corp. Ltd. ADR Class H (0.00%), China Southern Airlines Company Limited (0.00%), American Airlines Group Inc (0.00%), Azul SA (0.00%), Alaska Air Group, Inc. (2.44%), Deutsche Lufthansa AG (0.00%), and Air Canada (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 ($5.12 billion), Aon PLC ($3.76 billion), Clorox Co ($3.07 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.89 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($2.49 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.37 billion), Datadog ($2.29 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($2.22 billion), Kroger Co ($2.20 billion), and Simon Property Group Inc ($1.88 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Delta Air Lines stock?

Short selling DAL is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Delta Air Lines as its price is falling. Delta Air Lines' stock is trading down $0.50 today. To short Delta Air Lines 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 Delta Air Lines 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 Delta Air Lines?

A short squeeze for Delta Air Lines 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 DAL, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Delta Air Lines' 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 DAL, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is September, 30 2020.


This page was last updated on 10/21/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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