General American Investors Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.09 (+0.21 %)
(As of 05/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume7,400 shs
Average Volume27,129 shs
Market Capitalization$1.04 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield6.52%

Short Interest

General American Investors (NYSE:GAM) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume3,500 shares
Previous Short Volume2,100 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+66.67%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$145,460.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.1
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares24,596,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted0.01%
Today's Trading Volume7,400 shares
Average Trading Volume27,129 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-72.72%

Short Interest Over Time

General American Investors (NYSE:GAM) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/20213,500 shares $145,460.00 +66.7%N/A0.1$41.56
3/31/20212,100 shares $83,286.00 -81.7%N/A0.1$39.66
3/15/202111,500 shares $452,410.00 +167.4%N/A0.4$39.34
2/26/20214,300 shares $162,884.00 +43.3%N/A0.2$37.88
2/12/20213,000 shares $115,530.00 -83.6%N/A0.1$38.51
1/29/202118,300 shares $690,276.00 +603.9%N/A0.6$37.72
1/15/20212,600 shares $98,436.00 -29.7%N/A0.1$37.86
12/31/20203,700 shares $137,455.00 +184.6%N/A0.1$37.15
12/15/20201,300 shares $47,008.00 -71.1%N/A0$36.16
11/30/20204,500 shares $161,865.00 -8.2%N/A0.1$35.97
11/15/20204,900 shares $167,972.00 -77.0%N/A0.2$34.28
10/30/202021,300 shares $711,420.00 +526.5%N/A0.7$33.40
10/15/20203,400 shares $119,714.00 -15.0%N/A0$35.21
9/30/20204,000 shares $135,800.00 -64.6%N/A0.1$33.95
9/15/20208,800 shares $305,184.00 -22.1%N/A0.3$34.68
8/31/202011,300 shares $400,698.00 +370.8%N/A0.4$35.46
8/14/20202,400 shares $82,224.00 -80.8%N/A0.1$34.26
7/31/202012,500 shares $415,000.00 +363.0%N/A0.4$33.20
7/15/20202,700 shares $87,723.00 +107.7%N/A0.1$32.49
6/30/20201,300 shares $40,820.00 -7.1%N/A0$31.40
6/15/20201,400 shares $44,310.00 -50.0%N/A0$31.65
5/29/20202,800 shares $87,836.00 -60.6%N/A0$31.37
5/15/20207,100 shares $206,255.00 -39.3%N/A0.1$29.05
4/30/202011,700 shares $356,031.00 +2,825.0%N/A0.1$30.43
4/15/2020400 shares $11,712.00 -97.5%N/A0$29.28

General American Investors (NYSE:GAM) Short Interest FAQ

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What is General American Investors' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of General American Investors shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of April 15th, investors have sold 3,500 shares of GAM short.

Is General American Investors' short interest increasing or decreasing?

General American Investors saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,500 shares, an increase of 66.7% from the previous total of 2,100 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 General American Investors' short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of General American Investors' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "investment offices, not elsewhere classified" compare to General American Investors: DNP Select Income Fund Inc. (0.00%), Nuveen Municipal Value Fund, Inc. (0.00%), Adams Diversified Equity Fund, Inc. (0.00%), PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund (0.00%), Hercules Capital, Inc. (0.00%), Goldman Sachs BDC, Inc. (0.00%), Royce Value Trust Inc. (0.00%), The Gabelli Equity Trust Inc. (0.00%), Tri-Continental Co. (0.00%), and Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (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: Analog Devices, Inc. ($5.85 billion), Aon plc ($5.61 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.44 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.49 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($3.35 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.53 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.48 billion), Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.39 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.26 billion), and Nuance Communications, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short General American Investors stock?

Short selling GAM is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from General American Investors as its price is falling. General American Investors' stock is trading up $0.09 today. To short General American Investors 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 General American Investors 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 General American Investors?

A short squeeze for General American Investors 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 GAM, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is General American Investors' 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 GAM, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 5/6/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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