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MediaAlpha (MAX) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$19.04
+0.48 (+2.59%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)

MediaAlpha Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
522,700 shares
Previous Short Volume
547,400 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-4.51%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$10.65 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
1.9
Last Record Date
March 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
65,820,000 shares
Float Size
18,840,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
2.77%
Today's Trading Volume
215,046 shares
Average Trading Volume
349,675 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
61%
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MAX Short Interest Over Time

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MediaAlpha Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/2024522,700 shares $10.65 million -4.5%2.8%1.9 $20.37
3/15/2024547,400 shares $10.87 million -20.9%2.9%2.2 $19.85
2/29/2024692,300 shares $14.37 million -44.2%4.1%3 $20.75
2/15/20241,240,000 shares $19.77 million -5.3%6.4%6.1 $15.94
1/31/20241,310,000 shares $16.70 million +4.0%6.8%8.4 $12.75
1/15/20241,260,000 shares $13.17 million +11.5%6.5%7.7 $10.45
12/31/20231,130,000 shares $12.60 million +6.6%5.8%6.5 $11.15
12/15/20231,060,000 shares $11.66 million +14.2%5.5%6.1 $11.00
11/30/2023928,400 shares $9.40 million +19.3%4.9%5.5 $10.12
11/15/2023778,400 shares $7.46 million +17.6%4.1%5 $9.58
10/31/2023661,700 shares $6.80 million +4.8%3.5%4.2 $10.28
10/15/2023631,200 shares $5.95 million -10.3%3.3%4.2 $9.43
9/30/2023703,400 shares $5.81 million +4.7%3.7%4.4 $8.26
9/15/2023672,100 shares $5.36 million -7.3%3.5%3.1 $7.97
8/31/2023724,800 shares $6.07 million -22.8%4.0%3.3 $8.37
8/15/2023938,600 shares $8.25 million +21.5%5.2%3.5 $8.79
7/31/2023772,700 shares $7.84 million -1.6%4.2%2.5 $10.14
7/15/2023785,000 shares $7.67 million -25.2%4.1%2.1 $9.77
6/30/20231,050,000 shares $10.83 million -3.7%5.5%2.7 $10.31
6/15/20231,090,000 shares $10.46 million +20.9%4.5%3.2 $9.60
5/31/2023901,900 shares $7.95 million -7.5%3.8%2.8 $8.82
5/15/2023975,500 shares $5.47 million -5.3%4.1%3.1 $5.61
4/30/20231,030,000 shares $7.62 million +101.3%4.4%3.7 $7.40
4/15/2023511,800 shares $5.24 million -3.3%2.1%2.5 $10.23
3/31/2023529,000 shares $7.92 million -2.2%2.3%3 $14.98
3/15/2023540,800 shares $7.50 million -35.9%2.4%2.6 $13.87
2/28/2023843,800 shares $12.78 million -11.9%3.6%3.8 $15.14
2/15/2023958,100 shares $13.77 million +2.4%4.1%4.4 $14.37
1/31/2023935,600 shares $13.05 million -10.0%3.9%3.9 $13.95
1/15/20231,040,000 shares $11.70 million +14.2%4.2%3.8 $11.25
12/30/2022910,400 shares $9.06 million +3.3%3.7%3.4 $9.95
12/15/2022881,700 shares $8.47 million -11.3%3.7%3.2 $9.61
11/30/2022993,800 shares $11.80 million -37.1%4.3%3.8 $11.87
11/15/20221,580,000 shares $22.61 million -0.6%7.0%6.6 $14.31
10/31/20221,590,000 shares $17.46 million +11.2%7.2%7.6 $10.98
10/15/20221,430,000 shares $13.87 million -6.5%6.4%8.7 $9.70
9/30/20221,530,000 shares $13.39 million +33.0%6.8%10.1 $8.75
9/15/20221,150,000 shares $9.46 million +7.5%5.1%8.2 $8.23
8/31/20221,070,000 shares $8.93 million -7.0%4.8%7.1 $8.35
8/15/20221,150,000 shares $10.34 million -2.5%5.1%7.2 $8.99
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MAX Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is MediaAlpha's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of MediaAlpha shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 31st, traders have sold 522,700 shares of MAX short. 2.77% of MediaAlpha's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on MediaAlpha's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for MediaAlpha?

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. MAX shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on MediaAlpha's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting MediaAlpha?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of MediaAlpha: Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., and Simplex Trading LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for MediaAlpha?

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. 2.77% of MediaAlpha's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is MediaAlpha's short interest increasing or decreasing?

MediaAlpha saw a drop in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 522,700 shares, a drop of 4.5% from the previous total of 547,400 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 MediaAlpha's float size?

MediaAlpha currently has issued a total of 65,820,000 shares. Some of MediaAlpha'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. MediaAlpha currently has a public float of 18,840,000 shares.

How does MediaAlpha's short interest compare to its competitors?

2.77% of MediaAlpha's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "business services" compare to MediaAlpha: Advantage Solutions Inc. (30.68%), Repay Holdings Co. (1.38%), Paysafe Limited (4.87%), Payoneer Global Inc. (4.80%), Viad Corp (1.22%), Accolade, Inc. (4.15%), Conduent Incorporated (0.75%), Liquidity Services, Inc. (3.77%), Resources Connection, Inc. (4.83%), Sezzle Inc. (2.65%),

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 MediaAlpha stock?

Short selling MAX is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from MediaAlpha as its price is falling. MAX shares are trading up $0.48 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 MediaAlpha?

A short squeeze for MediaAlpha 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 MAX, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is MediaAlpha'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 MAX, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2024.



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This page (NYSE:MAX) was last updated on 4/20/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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