Alcoa Number of Shares Shorted

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USD 28.81  0.43  1.47%

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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.
Shares Shorted 
Shorted by Public 
by Institutions 

Alcoa Distress Driver Correlations

Number of Shares Shorted Pattern

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 

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
Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income
Based on recorded statements Alcoa Corporation has 6.88M of outstending shares currently sold short by investors. This is 60.92% higher than that of the Basic Materials sector, and 59.14% higher than that of Aluminum industry, The Number of Shares Shorted for all stocks is 112.36% lower than the firm.

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Alcoa Number of Shares Shorted Comparison

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      Alcoa Comparables 
Alcoa is rated below average in number of shares shorted category among related companies.