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OTCMKTS:AUOTY

AU Optronics Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$6.68
-0.24 (-3.47 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 08:28 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$6.65
Now: $6.68
$6.97
50-Day Range
$4.91
MA: $5.51
$6.92
52-Week Range
$1.80
Now: $6.68
$7.05
Volume216,200 shs
Average Volume171,845 shs
Market Capitalization$6.43 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.3

Short Interest

AU Optronics (OTCMKTS:AUOTY) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume1,921,300 shares
Previous Short Volume1,923,100 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-0.09%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$11.07 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover6.6
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares962,430,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted0.20%
Today's Trading Volume216,200 shares
Average Trading Volume171,845 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average25.81%

Short Interest Over Time


AU Optronics (OTCMKTS:AUOTY) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/20211,921,300 shares $11.07 million -0.1%N/A6.6 $5.76
1/29/20211,923,100 shares $9.81 million -1.6%N/A4.9 $5.10
1/15/20211,890,400 shares $10.08 million -1.0%N/A2.4 $5.33
12/31/20201,890,400 shares $9.70 million -1.0%N/A2.4 $5.13
12/15/20201,890,400 shares $10.13 million -1.0%N/A2.4 $5.36
11/30/20201,908,700 shares $9.54 million +1.1%N/A20.1 $5.00
11/15/20201,888,900 shares $7.91 million +0.0%N/A4.8 $4.19
10/30/20201,888,800 shares $6.93 million -3.8%N/A5.4 $3.67
10/15/20201,962,700 shares $7.91 million -2.0%N/A12.7 $4.03
9/30/20202,002,300 shares $8.03 million -0.8%N/A9.9 $4.01
9/15/20202,018,300 shares $7.31 million +0.6%N/A3.3 $3.62
8/31/20202,006,800 shares $6.98 million -19.8%N/A10.4 $3.48
8/14/20202,501,400 shares $9.03 million +10.0%N/A19.7 $3.61
7/31/20202,274,200 shares $7.57 million -1.3%N/A7.1 $3.33
7/15/20202,305,200 shares $7.68 million -4.6%N/A8.7 $3.33
6/30/20202,416,800 shares $7.35 million -1.0%N/A8 $3.04
6/15/20202,440,000 shares $7.42 million +1.7%N/A11.5 $3.04
5/29/20202,399,800 shares $7.30 million -0.6%N/A6.5 $3.04
5/15/20202,414,100 shares $6.04 million +3.6%N/A5.9 $2.50
4/30/20202,842,100 shares $7.05 million +25.4%N/A8.2 $2.48
4/15/20202,266,500 shares $5.69 million -6.0%N/A4.1 $2.51
3/31/20202,411,600 shares $5.88 million -6.1%N/A4.2 $2.44
3/13/20202,568,600 shares $5.98 million +2.2%N/A4.6 $2.33
2/28/20202,513,800 shares $4.65 million -3.2%N/A10 $1.85
2/14/20202,596,800 shares $7.63 million -7.1%N/A7.6 $2.94

AU Optronics (OTCMKTS:AUOTY) Short Interest FAQ

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What is AU Optronics' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of AU Optronics shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of February 12th, investors have sold 1,921,300 shares of AUOTY short.

What is a good short interest ratio for AU Optronics?

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. AU Optronics currently has a short interest ratio of 7.0.

Is AU Optronics' short interest increasing or decreasing?

AU Optronics saw a drop in short interest in the month of February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 1,921,300 shares, a drop of 0.1% from the previous total of 1,923,100 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 AU Optronics' short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of AU Optronics' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "semiconductors & related devices" compare to AU Optronics: Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (4.51%), Kyocera Co. (0.00%), United Microelectronics Co. (0.00%), Enphase Energy, Inc. (4.97%), Qorvo, Inc. (2.50%), Advantest Co. (0.00%), Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (2.04%), ON Semiconductor Co. (7.97%), ASE Technology Holding Co., Ltd. (0.00%), and SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. (4.89%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: ViacomCBS Inc. ($6.50 billion), Aon Plc ($5.58 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.30 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.97 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.80 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.84 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.40 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.35 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.07 billion), and The Kroger Co. ($2.00 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short AU Optronics stock?

Short selling AUOTY is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from AU Optronics as its price is falling. AU Optronics' stock is trading down $0.24 today. To short AU Optronics 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 AU Optronics 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 AU Optronics?

A short squeeze for AU Optronics 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 AUOTY, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is AU Optronics' 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 AUOTY, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.



This page was last updated on 3/1/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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