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Lithium Americas (Argentina) (LAAC) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$4.82
-0.31 (-6.04%)
(As of 04/18/2024 ET)

Lithium Americas (Argentina) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
8,750,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
9,670,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-9.51%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$47.16 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
4.8
Last Record Date
March 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
160,770,000 shares
Float Size
120,750,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
7.25%
Today's Trading Volume
1,668,859 shares
Average Trading Volume
1,723,778 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
97%
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Lithium Americas (Argentina) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/20248,750,000 shares $47.16 million -9.5%7.3%4.8 $5.39
3/15/20249,670,000 shares $48.50 million -20.6%8.0%5.3 $5.02
2/29/202412,180,000 shares $60.05 million +9.1%10.1%6.8 $4.93
2/15/202411,160,000 shares $47.71 million -15.8%9.3%6.7 $4.28
1/31/202413,250,000 shares $58.90 million No Change11.0%8.5 $4.45

LAAC Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lithium Americas (Argentina)'s current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Lithium Americas (Argentina) shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 31st, investors have sold 8,750,000 shares of LAAC short. 7.25% of Lithium Americas (Argentina)'s shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Lithium Americas (Argentina)'s current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Lithium Americas (Argentina)?

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. LAAC shares currently have a short interest ratio of 5.0. Learn More on Lithium Americas (Argentina)'s short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Lithium Americas (Argentina)?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Lithium Americas (Argentina): Citadel Advisors LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., and Wolverine Asset Management LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Lithium Americas (Argentina)?

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. 7.25% of Lithium Americas (Argentina)'s floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Lithium Americas (Argentina)'s short interest increasing or decreasing?

Lithium Americas (Argentina) saw a decline in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 8,750,000 shares, a decline of 9.5% from the previous total of 9,670,000 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 Lithium Americas (Argentina)'s float size?

Lithium Americas (Argentina) currently has issued a total of 160,770,000 shares. Some of Lithium Americas (Argentina)'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. Lithium Americas (Argentina) currently has a public float of 120,750,000 shares.

How does Lithium Americas (Argentina)'s short interest compare to its competitors?

7.25% of Lithium Americas (Argentina)'s shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "basic materials" compare to Lithium Americas (Argentina): Ferroglobe PLC (0.92%), Metals Acquisition Limited (0.17%), TMC the metals company Inc. (8.47%), Hudbay Minerals Inc. (2.20%), MP Materials Corp. (21.17%), TimkenSteel Co. (6.22%), Algoma Steel Group Inc. (3.57%), CVR Partners, LP (2.88%), Olympic Steel, Inc. (3.36%), AdvanSix Inc. (1.25%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: TC Energy Co. ($4.49 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.94 billion), General Motors ($3.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.32 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.21 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($3.13 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($3.08 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.28 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.24 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.14 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Lithium Americas (Argentina) stock?

Short selling LAAC is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Lithium Americas (Argentina) as its price is falling. LAAC shares are trading down $0.31 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 Lithium Americas (Argentina)?

A short squeeze for Lithium Americas (Argentina) 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 LAAC, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Lithium Americas (Argentina)'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 LAAC, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2024.



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