American Airlines Number of Shares Shorted

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Number of Shares Shorted Analysis

Number of Shares Shorted is total amount of shares that are currently sold short by investors. When stock is sold short, the short seller assumes the responsibility of buying the stock back at a lower price. The speculator will make money if the stock goes down in price or will experience loss if the stock price goes up.
American Airlines 
Shares Shorted 
 = 
Shorted by Public 
by Institutions 
 = 
34.23 M

Distress Driver Correlations

Weighted Average Shares Over Time

The weighted average number of shares or units issued and outstanding that are used by the company to calculate Earnings per Basic Share, determined based on the timing of issuance of shares or units in the period.
 Weighted Average Shares 
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About Number of Shares Shorted

If a large number of investors decide to short sell an equity instrument within a small period of time, their combined action can significantly affect price of the stock.
Compare to competition

American Airlines Number of Shares Shorted Assessment

  of Shares Shorted 
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Based on recorded statements American Airlines Group Inc has 34.23 M of outstending shares currently sold short by investors. This is much higher than that of the Transport sector, and significantly higher than that of Airlines industry, The Number of Shares Shorted for all stocks is over 1000% lower than the firm.
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American Airlines Number of Shares Shorted Comparison
  Number of Shares Shorted 
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American Airlines is number one stock in number of shares shorted category among related companies.
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Return On Equity0.0001 %
Return On Asset16.51 %
Profit Margin18.57 %
Operating Margin16.24 %
Current Valuation45.53 B
Shares Outstanding630.33 M
Shares Owned by Insiders0.26 %
Shares Owned by Institutions73.80 %
Number of Shares Shorted34.23 M
Price to Earning10.75 times
Price to Book5.76 times
Price to Sales0.63 times
Revenue40.99 B
Gross Profit23.91 B
EBITDA7.11 B
Net Income7.61 B
Cash and Equivalents1.08 B
Cash per Share13.04 times
Total Debt20.56 B
Debt to Equity5.32 times
Current Ratio0.76 times
Book Value Per Share8.94 times
Cash Flow from Operations6.25 B
Short Ratio4.77 times
Earnings Per Share9.65 times
Price to Earnings To Growth(0.48) times
Number of Employees121.8 K
Beta0.85
Market Capitalization26.69 B
Total Asset48.41 B
Retained Earnings(1.23 B)
Working Capital(3.62 B)
Current Asset9.98 B
Current Liabilities13.61 B
Z Score0.6
Last Dividend Paid0.1