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NYSE:T

AT&T Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$28.26
+0.22 (+0.78 %)
(As of 09/28/2020 10:03 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$28.22
Now: $28.26
$28.46
50-Day Range
$27.87
MA: $29.52
$30.20
52-Week Range
$26.08
Now: $28.26
$39.70
Volume293,469 shs
Average Volume39.15 million shs
Market Capitalization$201.35 billion
P/E Ratio17.34
Dividend Yield7.42%
Beta0.69

Short Interest

AT&T (NYSE:T) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:120,010,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:112,850,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+6.34%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$3.37 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:4.0
Last Record Date:September, 15 2020
Outstanding Shares:7,125,000,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:1.69%
Today's Trading Volume:293,469 shares
Average Trading Volume:39,145,355 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-99.25%



AT&T (NYSE:T) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
9/15/2020120,010,000 $3.37 billion 6.3%1.7%3.5$28.04
8/31/2020112,850,000 $3.27 billion -1.9%1.6%3.2$28.95
8/14/2020115,080,000 $3.39 billion -7.4%1.6%3.3$29.47
7/31/2020124,210,000 $3.73 billion 6.7%1.7%3.4$29.99
7/15/2020116,450,000 $3.44 billion 1.6%1.6%3.1$29.58
6/30/2020114,600,000 $3.39 billion -5.0%1.6%3$29.57
6/15/2020120,580,000 $3.61 billion -0.3%1.7%3$29.95
5/29/2020120,950,000 $3.56 billion -4.3%1.7%2.7$29.42
5/15/2020126,380,000 $3.90 billion 3.2%1.8%2.6$30.86
4/30/2020122,440,000 $3.90 billion -2.9%1.7%2.6$31.85
4/15/2020126,050,000 $3.70 billion -1.7%1.8%2.6$29.38
3/31/2020128,270,000 $3.81 billion 6.7%1.8%2.7$29.71
3/13/2020120,172,100 $3.69 billion 2.9%1.7%3.5$30.73
2/28/2020116,790,000 $3.13 billion -3.5%1.6%3.4$26.77
2/14/2020121,010,000 $4.34 billion -9.5%0.0%4.1$35.85
1/31/2020133,720,000 $4.96 billion -18.9%1.8%4.5$37.10
1/15/2020164,970,000 $6.30 billion 45.3%2.3%5.5$38.17
12/31/2019113,560,000 $4.37 billion 9.1%1.6%4$38.50

AT&T (NYSE:T) Short Interest FAQ

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What is AT&T's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of AT&T shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of September 15th, traders have sold 120,010,000 shares of T short. 1.69% of AT&T's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for AT&T?

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. AT&T currently has a short interest ratio of 4.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for AT&T?

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. 1.69% of AT&T's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is AT&T's short interest increasing or decreasing?

AT&T saw a increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 120,010,000 shares, an increase of 6.3% from the previous total of 112,850,000 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.

How does AT&T's short interest compare to its competitors?

1.69% of AT&T's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "telephone communication, except radio" compare to AT&T: Verizon Communications Inc. (0.00%), China Mobile Ltd. (0.00%), SoftBank Group Corp - (0.00%), Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp (0.00%), America Movil SAB de CV ADR Series L (0.00%), BCE Inc. (0.90%), VIVENDI SA/ADR (0.00%), Swisscom AG (0.00%), Orange SA (0.00%), and SINGAPORE TELEC/S (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 ($5.17 billion), Aon PLC ($3.57 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.01 billion), Clorox Co ($2.91 billion), Charles Schwab Co. ($2.80 billion), Mercadolibre Inc ($2.33 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($2.14 billion), Kroger Co ($1.99 billion), Moderna Inc ($1.96 billion), and Simon Property Group Inc ($1.80 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short AT&T stock?

Short selling T is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from AT&T as its price is falling. AT&T's stock is trading up $0.22 today. To short AT&T 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 AT&T 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 AT&T?

A short squeeze for AT&T 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 T, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is AT&T'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 T, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is September, 15 2020.


This page was last updated on 9/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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