AT&T Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.28 (+1.00 %)
(As of 07/29/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume31.70 million shs
Average Volume43.34 million shs
Market Capitalization$201.99 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield7.43%

AT&T (NYSE:T) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume104,560,000 shares
Previous Short Volume97,680,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+7.04%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$2.97 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover2.4
Last Record DateJuly, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares7,140,000,000 shares
Short Percent of Float1.47%
Today's Trading Volume31,701,941 shares
Average Trading Volume43,342,563 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-26.86%

Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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AT&T (NYSE:T) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
7/15/2021104,560,000 shares $2.97 billion +7.0%1.5%2.4 $28.43
6/30/202197,680,000 shares $2.81 billion -7.7%1.4%2.2 $28.78
6/15/2021105,850,000 shares $3.10 billion +10.4%1.5%2.3 $29.28
5/28/202195,840,000 shares $2.82 billion -21.1%1.3%2.1 $29.43
5/14/2021121,490,000 shares $3.91 billion +3.4%1.7%2.5 $32.21
4/30/2021117,490,000 shares $3.68 billion -8.3%1.7%2.9 $31.34
4/15/2021128,050,000 shares $3.81 billion +8.2%1.8%3 $29.73
3/31/2021118,320,000 shares $3.64 billion +6.5%1.7%2.7 $30.73
3/15/2021111,080,000 shares $3.31 billion -3.9%1.6%2.5 $29.81
2/26/2021115,570,000 shares $3.31 billion -6.7%1.6%2.6 $28.63
2/12/2021123,910,000 shares $3.55 billion +9.1%1.7%2.9 $28.69
1/29/2021113,560,000 shares $3.27 billion -14.7%1.6%2.7 $28.80
1/15/2021133,170,000 shares $3.90 billion +2.6%1.9%3.1 $29.29
12/31/2020129,770,000 shares $3.70 billion +0.6%1.8%3 $28.49
12/15/2020129,050,000 shares $3.94 billion -3.0%1.8%3.2 $30.55
11/30/2020133,100,000 shares $3.86 billion -6.5%1.9%3.4 $29.03
11/15/2020142,350,000 shares $4.12 billion +3.1%2.0%3.7 $28.91
10/30/2020138,010,000 shares $3.69 billion +10.4%1.9%3.7 $26.76
10/15/2020124,980,000 shares $3.44 billion +5.1%1.8%3.6 $27.49
9/30/2020118,870,000 shares $3.39 billion -1.0%1.7%3.6 $28.51
9/15/2020120,010,000 shares $3.49 billion +6.3%1.7%3.5 $29.12
8/31/2020112,850,000 shares $3.36 billion -1.9%1.6%3.2 $29.81
8/14/2020115,080,000 shares $3.45 billion -7.4%1.6%3.3 $30.01
7/31/2020124,210,000 shares $3.67 billion +6.7%1.7%3.4 $29.58
7/15/2020116,450,000 shares $3.49 billion +1.6%1.6%3.1 $30.01

Institutional Investors Shorting AT&T (NYSE:T)

This table shows institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders that have reported short positions as of their most recent reporting period. Most commonly, these investors have purchased put options on shares of AT&T. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Reporting DateInvestor NameShares Shorted (Previous)Shares Shorted (Current)Position ChangePosition Size
7/26/2021XR Securities LLC33,10024,400-26.3%$38.00

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 covered or closed out. As of July 15th, traders have sold 104,560,000 shares of T short. 1.47% of AT&T's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on AT&T's current short interest.

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 2.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for AT&T

Which institutional investors are shorting AT&T?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of AT&T: XR Securities LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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. 1.47% 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 during the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 104,560,000 shares, an increase of 7.0% from the previous total of 97,680,000 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?

1.47% 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%), SoftBank Group Corp. (0.00%), Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Co. (0.00%), América Móvil, S.A.B. de C.V. (0.26%), BCE Inc. (0.49%), Vivendi SE (0.00%), Telstra Co. Limited (0.00%), Swisscom AG (0.00%), Orange S.A. (0.00%), and Singapore Telecommunications Limited (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: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($7.55 billion), Square, Inc. ($7.47 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($7.40 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($6.82 billion), Aon plc ($5.98 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.10 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.38 billion), AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. ($2.87 billion), Teladoc Health, Inc. ($2.55 billion), and Nuance Communications, Inc. ($2.41 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 $0.28 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 appreciates 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 July, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 7/29/2021 by Staff
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