Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.15 (+0.96 %)
(As of 04/9/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $15.72
50-Day Range
MA: $14.96
52-Week Range
Now: $15.72
Volume467,900 shs
Average Volume508,801 shs
Market Capitalization$1.69 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación (NYSE:VLRS) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume830,500 shares
Previous Short Volume629,200 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+31.99%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$11.59 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover1.6
Last Record DateMarch, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares87,790,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted0.77%
Today's Trading Volume467,900 shares
Average Trading Volume508,801 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-8.04%

Short Interest Over Time

Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación (NYSE:VLRS) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/15/2021830,500 shares $11.59 million +32.0%N/A1.6 $13.96
2/26/2021629,200 shares $10.32 million +54.6%N/A1.1 $16.40
2/12/2021407,100 shares $6.06 million +1.2%N/A0.8 $14.88
1/29/2021402,400 shares $5.27 million +2.9%N/A0.8 $13.09
1/15/2021391,000 shares $4.59 million +32.8%N/A0.8 $11.75
12/31/2020312,800 shares $3.61 million +7.6%N/A0.6 $11.53
12/15/2020312,800 shares $3.67 million +7.6%N/A0.6 $11.74
11/30/2020290,700 shares $3.30 million -45.4%0.4%0.6 $11.35
10/30/2020633,200 shares $6.08 million -16.8%0.8%1.8 $9.60
10/15/2020760,700 shares $6.21 million +5.2%1.0%2.1 $8.16
9/30/2020723,400 shares $5.97 million -10.1%1.0%2.2 $8.25
9/15/2020804,800 shares $5.57 million +18.3%1.1%2.5 $6.92
8/31/2020680,400 shares $5.48 million +39.9%0.9%1.8 $8.05
8/14/2020486,300 shares $3.97 million +35.1%0.6%1.1 $8.17
7/31/2020359,900 shares $2.52 million +27.2%0.5%0.8 $6.99
7/15/2020283,000 shares $1.56 million +55.0%0.4%0.6 $5.53
6/30/2020182,600 shares $989,692.00 -23.3%0.2%0.3 $5.42
6/15/2020237,900 shares $1.26 million -44.1%0.3%0.4 $5.30
5/29/2020425,900 shares $2.27 million -20.7%0.6%0.7 $5.34
5/15/2020536,800 shares $2.68 million +44.0%0.7%0.9 $5.00
4/30/2020372,900 shares $1.95 million +12.0%0.5%0.7 $5.24
4/15/2020333,000 shares $1.48 million +13.0%0.4%0.6 $4.43
3/31/2020294,700 shares $1.11 million -26.8%0.4%0.5 $3.78
3/13/2020402,400 shares $1.53 million +81.7%0.5%1.1 $3.80
2/28/2020221,500 shares $742,025.00 +71.3%0.3%0.6 $3.35

Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación (NYSE:VLRS) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 15th, investors have sold 830,500 shares of VLRS short.

What is a good short interest ratio for Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación?

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. Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

Is Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación saw a increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totaling 830,500 shares, an increase of 32.0% from the previous total of 629,200 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 Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "air transportation, scheduled" compare to Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación: JetBlue Airways Co. (0.00%), International Consolidated Airlines Group, S.A. (0.00%), easyJet plc (0.00%), Allegiant Travel (4.55%), Spirit Airlines, Inc. (0.00%), Cathay Pacific Airways Limited (0.00%), Copa Holdings, S.A. (0.00%), Air France-KLM SA (0.00%), SkyWest, Inc. (3.13%), and EHang Holdings 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: Aon plc ($5.64 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($5.59 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.47 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($4.95 billion), Baidu, Inc. ($3.51 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.18 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.38 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.28 billion), Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.24 billion), and Bilibili Inc. ($2.06 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación stock?

Short selling VLRS is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación as its price is falling. Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación's stock is trading up $0.15 today. To short Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación 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 Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación 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 Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación?

A short squeeze for Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación 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 VLRS, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación'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 VLRS, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 4/12/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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