Mid-America Apartment Communities Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.80 (+0.53 %)
(As of 04/19/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $151.82
50-Day Range
MA: $143.41
52-Week Range
Now: $151.82
Volume585,374 shs
Average Volume687,513 shs
Market Capitalization$17.37 billion
P/E Ratio54.61
Dividend Yield2.71%

Short Interest

Mid-America Apartment Communities (NYSE:MAA) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume1,490,000 shares
Previous Short Volume1,560,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-4.49%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$219.49 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover2.1
Last Record DateMarch, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares114,000,000 shares
Float Size113,600,000 shares
Short Percent of Float1.31%
Today's Trading Volume585,374 shares
Average Trading Volume687,513 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-14.86%

Short Interest Over Time

Mid-America Apartment Communities (NYSE:MAA) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/20211,490,000 shares $219.49 million -4.5%1.3%2.1 $147.31
3/15/20211,560,000 shares $231.80 million -7.7%1.4%2.2 $148.59
2/26/20211,690,000 shares $227.86 million -8.7%1.5%2.5 $134.83
2/12/20211,850,000 shares $249.25 million +36.0%1.6%2.7 $134.73
1/29/20211,360,000 shares $185.37 million +15.3%N/A2 $136.30
1/15/20211,180,000 shares $156.69 million -8.5%1.0%1.8 $132.79
12/31/20201,350,000 shares $167.68 million -1.5%1.2%2.2 $124.21
12/15/20201,350,000 shares $165.60 million -1.5%1.2%2.2 $122.67
11/30/20201,370,000 shares $169.93 million -12.2%1.2%2.3 $124.04
11/15/20201,560,000 shares $196.81 million +12.2%1.4%2.8 $126.16
10/30/20201,390,000 shares $183.97 million -21.0%1.2%2.6 $132.35
10/15/20201,760,000 shares $202.15 million +29.4%1.6%3.4 $114.86
9/30/20201,360,000 shares $168.91 million +14.3%1.2%2.5 $124.20
9/15/20201,190,000 shares $137.30 million -6.3%1.1%2.2 $115.38
8/31/20201,270,000 shares $146.41 million +6.7%1.1%2.1 $115.28
8/14/20201,190,000 shares $138.69 million +11.2%1.1%1.9 $116.55
7/31/20201,070,000 shares $123.70 million -7.8%0.9%1.5 $115.61
7/15/20201,160,000 shares $138.26 million -6.5%1.0%1.6 $119.19
6/30/20201,240,000 shares $137.97 million -16.8%1.1%1.6 $111.27
6/15/20201,490,000 shares $175.24 million -3.3%N/A1.6 $117.61
5/29/20201,540,000 shares $170.20 million -4.4%N/A1.6 $110.52
5/15/20201,610,000 shares $187.34 million +15.8%N/A1.6 $116.36
4/30/20201,390,000 shares $162.46 million +10.3%N/A1.4 $116.88
4/15/20201,260,000 shares $142.39 million No Change1.1%1.4 $113.01
3/31/20201,260,000 shares $134.10 million -41.4%1.1%1.5 $106.43

Mid-America Apartment Communities (NYSE:MAA) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Mid-America Apartment Communities' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Mid-America Apartment Communities shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of March 31st, traders have sold 1,490,000 shares of MAA short. 1.31% of Mid-America Apartment Communities' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Mid-America Apartment Communities?

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. Mid-America Apartment Communities currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Mid-America Apartment Communities?

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. 1.31% of Mid-America Apartment Communities' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Mid-America Apartment Communities' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Mid-America Apartment Communities saw a decrease in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,490,000 shares, a decrease of 4.5% from the previous total of 1,560,000 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 Mid-America Apartment Communities' float size?

Mid-America Apartment Communities currently has issued a total of 114,389,000 shares. Some of Mid-America Apartment Communities' 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. Mid-America Apartment Communities currently has a public float of 113,600,000 shares.

How does Mid-America Apartment Communities' short interest compare to its competitors?

1.31% of Mid-America Apartment Communities' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "residential reits" compare to Mid-America Apartment Communities: Equity Residential (2.50%), AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (1.83%), Essex Property Trust, Inc. (1.37%), Sun Communities, Inc. (0.00%), UDR, Inc. (0.00%), Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. (0.00%), Camden Property Trust (0.00%), American Campus Communities, Inc. (2.26%), Apartment Investment and Management (2.71%), and UMH Properties, Inc. (1.83%).

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. ($5.84 billion), Aon plc ($5.47 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.36 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.99 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.77 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.90 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.43 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.38 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.28 billion), and Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Mid-America Apartment Communities stock?

Short selling MAA is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Mid-America Apartment Communities as its price is falling. Mid-America Apartment Communities' stock is trading up $0.80 today. To short Mid-America Apartment Communities 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 Mid-America Apartment Communities 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 Mid-America Apartment Communities?

A short squeeze for Mid-America Apartment Communities 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 MAA, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Mid-America Apartment Communities' 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 MAA, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 4/20/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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