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Western Alliance Bancorporation (WAL) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$62.96
+0.46 (+0.74%)
(As of 05/24/2024 07:00 PM ET)

Western Alliance Bancorporation Short Interest Data

Current Short Interest
5,390,000 shares
Previous Short Interest
5,090,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+5.89%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$306.21 million
Short Interest Ratio
4.2 Days to Cover
Last Record Date
April 30, 2024
Outstanding Shares
110,110,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
4.90%
Today's Trading Volume
590,500 shares
Average Trading Volume
764,546 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
77%
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WAL Short Interest Over Time

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WAL Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Western Alliance Bancorporation Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/30/20245,390,000 shares $306.21 million +5.9%N/A4.2 $56.81
4/15/20245,090,000 shares $285.85 million +1.4%N/A3.3 $56.16
3/31/20245,020,000 shares $322.23 million -9.6%N/A3.3 $64.19
3/15/20245,550,000 shares $321.82 million +8.0%N/A3.7 $57.99
2/29/20245,140,000 shares $296.84 million +6.6%N/A3.2 $57.75
2/15/20244,820,000 shares $301.20 million -12.5%N/A3.2 $62.49
1/31/20245,510,000 shares $352.47 million -3.7%N/A3.6 $63.97
1/15/20245,720,000 shares $355.73 million -7.0%N/A3.9 $62.19
12/31/20236,150,000 shares $404.61 million -6.1%N/A4 $65.79
12/15/20236,550,000 shares $417.76 million +12.7%N/A4 $63.78
11/30/20235,810,000 shares $297.53 million -6.1%N/A3.6 $51.21
11/15/20236,190,000 shares $304.05 million +8.0%N/A4 $49.12
10/31/20235,730,000 shares $235.50 million -10.6%N/A3.4 $41.10
10/15/20236,410,000 shares $283.39 million -9.7%N/A3.5 $44.21
9/30/20237,100,000 shares $326.39 million -2.3%N/A3.5 $45.97
9/15/20237,270,000 shares $353.47 million -18.1%N/A3.5 $48.62
8/31/20238,880,000 shares $444 million +19.2%N/A3.8 $50.00
8/15/20237,450,000 shares $364.31 million -14.7%N/A2.6 $48.90
7/31/20238,730,000 shares $453.26 million +10.0%N/A2.2 $51.92
7/15/20237,940,000 shares $308.79 million +0.1%7.8%1.2 $38.89
6/30/20237,930,000 shares $289.21 million -23.1%7.7%1.2 $36.47
6/15/202310,310,000 shares $400.54 million -2.9%10.1%1.4 $38.85
5/31/202310,620,000 shares $361.72 million -9.8%10.4%0.9 $34.06
5/15/202311,770,000 shares $362.05 million +25.2%11.5%1.1 $30.76
4/30/20239,400,000 shares $348.93 million +20.4%9.2%0.9 $37.12
4/15/20237,810,000 shares $247.26 million +9.9%7.6%1.1 $31.66
3/31/20237,110,000 shares $252.69 million +73.8%6.9%1.1 $35.54
3/15/20234,090,000 shares $132.31 million +53.2%4.0%0.7 $32.35
2/28/20232,670,000 shares $198.22 million +19.7%2.6%2.7 $74.24
2/15/20232,230,000 shares $168.63 million -32.4%2.2%2.5 $75.62
1/31/20233,300,000 shares $248.72 million No ChangeN/A3.5 $75.37
1/15/20233,300,000 shares $213.18 million +16.6%N/A3.6 $64.60
12/30/20222,830,000 shares $168.55 million +105.1%N/A3 $59.56
12/15/20221,380,000 shares $78.88 million -3.5%N/A1.4 $57.16
11/30/20221,430,000 shares $98.01 million -4.0%N/A1.6 $68.54
11/15/20221,490,000 shares $109.81 million No ChangeN/A1.8 $73.70
10/31/20221,490,000 shares $100.08 million -19.9%N/A1.9 $67.17
10/15/20221,860,000 shares $118.67 million +9.4%N/A2.4 $63.80
9/30/20221,700,000 shares $111.76 million -5.0%N/A2.7 $65.74
9/15/20221,790,000 shares $130.99 million +22.6%N/A3 $73.18
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8/31/20221,460,000 shares $112.01 million -14.1%N/A2.4 $76.72
8/15/20221,700,000 shares $145.16 million -2.3%N/A2.7 $85.39
7/31/20221,740,000 shares $132.90 million +6.8%N/A2.7 $76.38
7/15/20221,630,000 shares $118.89 million +10.1%N/A2.3 $72.94
6/30/20221,480,000 shares $104.49 million -11.4%1.5%1.9 $70.60
6/15/20221,670,000 shares $121.68 million No Change1.7%2 $72.86
5/31/20221,670,000 shares $135.89 million -1.8%N/A2 $81.37
5/15/20221,700,000 shares $129.32 million +10.4%N/A1.8 $76.07
4/30/20221,540,000 shares $117.21 million No ChangeN/A1.6 $76.11
4/15/20221,540,000 shares $116.52 million +7.7%N/A1.5 $75.66
3/31/20221,430,000 shares $118.43 million -10.6%N/A1.4 $82.82
3/15/20221,600,000 shares $132.35 million -4.8%N/A1.7 $82.72
2/28/20221,680,000 shares $157.48 million -4.0%N/A1.8 $93.74
2/15/20221,750,000 shares $171.57 million +8.7%1.7%1.9 $98.04
1/31/20221,610,000 shares $159.70 million +0.6%1.6%1.9 $99.19
1/15/20221,600,000 shares $195.76 million +22.1%1.6%2.2 $122.35
12/31/20211,310,000 shares $141.02 million -14.9%1.3%1.9 $107.65
12/15/20211,540,000 shares $163.66 million -7.2%1.5%2.2 $106.27
11/30/20211,660,000 shares $182.23 million +9.9%1.6%2.5 $109.78
11/15/20211,510,000 shares $178.33 million -10.7%1.5%2.5 $118.10
10/29/20211,690,000 shares $196.19 million -1.2%1.7%2.8 $116.09
10/15/20211,710,000 shares $195.59 million -9.0%1.7%2.9 $114.38
9/30/20211,880,000 shares $204.58 million +22.1%1.9%3.2 $108.82
9/15/20211,540,000 shares $153.40 million +14.1%1.5%2.5 $99.61
8/31/20211,350,000 shares $131.71 million -26.2%1.3%2.1 $97.56
8/13/20211,830,000 shares $182.78 million -16.4%1.8%2.6 $99.88
7/30/20212,190,000 shares $203.28 million -9.1%2.2%3 $92.82
7/15/20212,410,000 shares $235.14 million -2.8%2.5%3.2 $97.57
6/30/20212,480,000 shares $230.27 million -2.0%2.6%3.2 $92.85
6/15/20212,530,000 shares $243.69 million -3.8%2.6%3.4 $96.32
5/28/20212,630,000 shares $263.03 million +55.6%2.7%3.6 $100.01
5/14/20211,690,000 shares $173.97 million +0.6%1.8%2.2 $102.94
4/30/20211,680,000 shares $179.24 million -6.2%1.7%2.1 $106.69
4/15/20211,790,000 shares $168.33 million -15.2%1.9%2.2 $94.04
3/31/20212,110,000 shares $204.18 million +25.6%2.2%2.6 $96.77
3/15/20211,680,000 shares $165.78 million -4.6%1.8%2.1 $98.68
2/26/20211,760,000 shares $165.76 million +12.8%1.8%2.2 $94.18
2/12/20211,560,000 shares $120.48 million -5.5%1.7%2 $77.23
1/29/20211,650,000 shares $114.16 million +10.7%1.8%2.2 $69.19
1/15/20211,490,000 shares $107.92 million -13.4%1.6%1.8 $72.43
12/31/20201,720,000 shares $103.25 million -10.0%1.8%2.1 $60.03
12/15/20201,910,000 shares $111.70 million +2.1%2.0%2.4 $58.48
11/30/20201,870,000 shares $101.99 million -32.5%2.0%2.4 $54.54
10/30/20202,180,000 shares $88.09 million -3.5%2.3%3.2 $40.41
10/15/20202,260,000 shares $83.76 million +4.2%2.4%3.6 $37.06
9/30/20202,170,000 shares $68.62 million -14.6%2.3%3.5 $31.62
9/15/20202,540,000 shares $86.46 million No Change2.7%4.1 $34.04
8/31/20202,540,000 shares $89.66 million -9.0%2.7%3.9 $35.30
8/14/20202,790,000 shares $107.39 million -1.8%3.0%3.7 $38.49
7/31/20202,840,000 shares $102.10 million -5.7%3.0%3.4 $35.95
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7/15/20203,010,000 shares $111.46 million -15.7%3.2%3.4 $37.03
6/30/20203,570,000 shares $130.73 million +2.9%3.8%3.6 $36.62
6/15/20203,470,000 shares $134.67 million +2.7%3.7%3.2 $38.81
5/29/20203,380,000 shares $132.29 million +23.4%3.6%2.5 $39.14
5/15/20202,740,000 shares $80.20 million +15.6%2.9%2.1 $29.27
4/30/20202,370,000 shares $85.04 million +21.5%2.5%1.9 $35.88
4/15/20201,950,000 shares $57.84 million +11.4%2.1%1.6 $29.66
3/31/20201,750,000 shares $53.57 million -0.2%1.9%1.6 $30.61
3/13/20201,754,100 shares $61.53 million +11.7%1.9%2.5 $35.08
2/28/20201,570,000 shares $40.49 million -12.3%1.7%2.2 $25.79
2/14/20201,790,000 shares $62.72 million -17.5%1.9%3.2 $35.04
1/31/20202,170,000 shares $108.87 million -13.6%2.3%3.7 $50.17
1/15/20202,510,000 shares $143.17 million -2.7%2.7%3.9 $57.04
12/31/20192,580,000 shares $148.32 million +15.2%2.7%4 $57.49
8/15/20192,182,700 shares $92.46 million +39.9%2.3%3 $42.36

WAL Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Western Alliance Bancorporation's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Western Alliance Bancorporation shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of April 30th, investors have sold 5,390,000 shares of WAL short. Learn More on Western Alliance Bancorporation's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Western Alliance Bancorporation?

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. WAL shares currently have a short interest ratio of 4.0. Learn More on Western Alliance Bancorporation's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Western Alliance Bancorporation?

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

Is Western Alliance Bancorporation's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Western Alliance Bancorporation saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 5,390,000 shares, an increase of 5.9% from the previous total of 5,090,000 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 Western Alliance Bancorporation's short interest compare to its competitors?

Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "state commercial banks" compare to Western Alliance Bancorporation: Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (1.79%), Popular, Inc. (0.65%), Wintrust Financial Co. (2.43%), Prosperity Bancshares, Inc. (2.81%), SouthState Co. (5.30%), Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR) (2.36%), United Bankshares, Inc. (2.58%), First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (6.46%), Columbia Banking System, Inc. (4.10%), International Bancshares Co. (2.02%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.98 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.35 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.06 billion), General Motors ($2.88 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.32 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.27 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.22 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.18 billion), Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ($1.95 billion), and Chesapeake Energy Co. ($1.52 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Western Alliance Bancorporation stock?

Short selling WAL is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Western Alliance Bancorporation as its price is falling. WAL shares are trading up $0.46 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 Western Alliance Bancorporation?

A short squeeze for Western Alliance Bancorporation 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 WAL, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Western Alliance Bancorporation'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 WAL, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 30 2024.



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