Associated British Foods Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.38 (-1.12 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 08:09 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $33.52
50-Day Range
MA: $33.56
52-Week Range
Now: $33.52
Volume10,600 shs
Average Volume8,742 shs
Market Capitalization$26.54 billion
P/E Ratio31.92
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Associated British Foods (OTCMKTS:ASBFY) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume6,300 shares
Previous Short Volume9,200 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-31.52%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$209,664.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.6
Last Record DateMarch, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares791,670,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted0.00%
Today's Trading Volume10,600 shares
Average Trading Volume8,742 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average21.25%

Short Interest Over Time

Associated British Foods (OTCMKTS:ASBFY) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/20216,300 shares $209,664.00 -31.5%N/A0.6 $33.28
3/15/20219,200 shares $312,984.00 -4.2%N/A0.6 $34.02
2/26/20219,600 shares $325,248.00 -32.9%N/A1 $33.88
2/12/202114,300 shares $439,582.00 +266.7%N/A2.1 $30.74
1/29/20213,900 shares $117,234.00 +254.6%N/A0.4 $30.06
1/15/20212,000 shares $61,480.00 -78.5%N/A0 $30.74
12/31/20202,000 shares $62,680.00 -78.5%N/A0 $31.34
12/15/20202,000 shares $60,600.00 -78.5%N/A0 $30.30
11/30/20209,300 shares $283,371.00 +9,200.0%N/A0.8 $30.47
11/15/2020100 shares $2,819.00 -83.3%N/A0 $28.19
10/30/2020600 shares $15,696.00 -70.0%N/A0 $26.16
10/15/20202,000 shares $44,100.00 -63.6%N/A0.1 $22.05
9/30/20205,500 shares $129,690.00 -58.0%N/A0.3 $23.58
9/15/202013,100 shares $309,291.00 -7.1%N/A0.8 $23.61
8/31/202014,100 shares $387,468.00 -64.8%N/A0.9 $27.48
8/14/202040,100 shares $1.09 million +107.8%N/A1.4 $27.23
7/31/202019,300 shares $496,782.00 +244.6%N/A1 $25.74
7/15/20205,600 shares $129,360.00 -26.3%N/A0.3 $23.10
6/30/20207,600 shares $179,132.00 +65.2%N/A0.1 $23.57
6/15/20204,600 shares $113,758.00 -81.3%N/A0.1 $24.73
5/29/202024,600 shares $576,132.00 +8,100.0%N/A0.3 $23.42
5/15/2020300 shares $6,810.00 No ChangeN/A0 $22.70
4/15/20203,700 shares $78,551.00 -30.2%N/A0 $21.23
3/31/20205,300 shares $124,603.00 -59.5%N/A0.1 $23.51
3/13/202013,100 shares $315,710.00 +555.0%N/A0.2 $24.10

Associated British Foods (OTCMKTS:ASBFY) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Associated British Foods' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Associated British Foods shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 31st, traders have sold 6,300 shares of ASBFY short.

What is a good short interest ratio for Associated British Foods?

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. Associated British Foods currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0.

Is Associated British Foods' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Associated British Foods saw a decline in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 6,300 shares, a decline of 31.5% from the previous total of 9,200 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 Associated British Foods' short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Associated British Foods' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "private households" compare to Associated British Foods: Airbus SE (0.00%), Schneider Electric S.E. (0.00%), Iberdrola, S.A. (0.00%), Atlas Copco AB (0.00%), L'Air Liquide S.A. (0.00%), Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. (0.00%), EssilorLuxottica Société anonyme (0.00%), Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd. (0.00%), KDDI Co. (0.00%), and Deutsche Post AG (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: Analog Devices, Inc. ($5.84 billion), Aon plc ($5.47 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.36 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.99 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.77 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.90 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.43 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.38 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.28 billion), and Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Associated British Foods stock?

Short selling ASBFY is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Associated British Foods as its price is falling. Associated British Foods' stock is trading down $0.38 today. To short Associated British Foods 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 Associated British Foods 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 Associated British Foods?

A short squeeze for Associated British Foods 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 ASBFY, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Associated British Foods' 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 ASBFY, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 4/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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