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Will AMC Stock Squeeze This Year? [Short Interest Data]

Will AMC Squeeze in 2022?
AMC Short Squeeze – AMC Entertainment 2023 – AMC Stock Price – AMC Stock Squeeze

Will AMC squeeze This Year?

The Fool thinks you should sell your stock, but retail investors aren’t budging.

Mainstream media who serve hedge funds in a conflict of interest have been egging retail investors to not buy the stock all of 2021.

If you listened to The Fool who told you not to buy AMC when its share price was low, then you would have missed out on a trade that went as high as 3000% in gains!

While the runup to $72 per share might have caused AMC’s short interest to drop to 14% from 20%, AMC’s short interest has now gone up to 22%.

Ladies and gentlemen, AMC stock has plenty of room for growth in 2023.

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Mainstream media wants retail to lose

It’s no secret the financial platforms who have been attacking AMC stock are tied together.

Wall Street Journal’s parent company is News Corp., who also owns Barrons, MarketWatch, and DOW Jones Newswire.

Well, there’s a relationship between Citadel Securities’ CEO Ken Griffin and News Corp (he owns stock).

This creates conflict of interest because of the influence these people in power have who are shorting AMC stock.

Citadel Securities is one of the top 10 financial institutions shorting AMC stock.

So, let’s look at the data that shows whether or not AMC will squeeze in 2023.

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Also Read: AMC’s Rising Borrow Fee Rate Spells Trouble for Short Sellers

AMC Short Interest Data (2023)

AMC Short Interest Data 2022

AMC’s short interest is currently at 22.10%.

The short interest tells us the percentage of a stocks float that is being shorted (shares have been borrowed and not yet closed).

Because AMC is heavily shorted at 22%, this is a short squeeze play in 2023.

A 22% short interest is equivalent to approximately 179.25 million shares on loan (shares that have been borrowed and have not yet been closed).

When AMC’s short interest dropped from 22% to 14% (6 points), the share price rose to $72 per share.

New short positions have brought AMC’s short interest up to 22% again meaning there are many shorts that have yet to be squeezed from their positions.

AMC’s short interest for 2023 is updated here daily for free, via Ortex.

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Whether AMC’s stock price is up or down, the short interest tells us a large portion of AMC’s float continues to be shorted.

The short interest is the main recipe for a short squeeze.

Related: Are Institutions Preparing to Close Short Positions in AMC?

Will AMC Squeeze in 2023?

will AMC squeeze in 2022
Will AMC stock squeeze in 2023? Game over short sellers | AMC Stock 2023 – AMC Stock Price

AMC has a high enough short interest to squeeze shorts from their positions in 2023.

Sitting at 22% short interest, it’s more than enough to get the price up well into the high hundreds of dollars per share.

Whether regulators will investigate naked shares, FTDs, and other forms of counterfeit shares for hedge funds to cover is another topic.

AMC will need momentum if it’s to see another massive runup in share price.

Furthermore, hedge funds will lead their customers into losses for the second year in a row if retail investors continue to buy and hold the stock in 2023.

AMC Entertainment stock has plenty of room for growth and mainstream media doesn’t want you to know it.

Related: How Big Could an AMC Short Squeeze Potential Surge?

Who is AMC stock for?

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AMC stock is for the retail investors who are willing to take a little risk to multiply their investment through a short squeeze play.

A short squeeze play is a long commitment with incredible upside.

If you’re lucky enough to get involved in the ape community you’ll find yourself fighting for a fair and transparent market, where your voice means everything.

Reasons why AMC wont squeeze in 2023..

I’ve always been transparent with the community.

There are many of you who got in when I first began publishing the data early last year and are sitting on unrealized gains today.

And although AMC could have squeezed during various occasions last year, there are still things that can hinder AMC from squeezing this year.

Here’s a list of things that will refrain AMC from squeezing shorts from their positions:

  1. Retail investors start selling AMC stock
  2. Retail investors stop buying AMC stock
  3. New buyers aren’t introduced to the stock or short interest data
  4. Number of day-traders increase
  5. Regulators don’t enforce margin calls / protect retail from market manipulation

The AMC community has not had a problem holding or buying the stock.

One of the biggest problems the community faces today is regulators not protecting retail investors against the predatorial strategies from hedge funds.

The community has always been a beacon for change.

Apes will need to voice market concerns to elevate awareness.

Related: These Two Signs Will Tell You a Short Squeeze is Over

Latest Market Regulation/Proposals

Market regulation 2022 SEC

AMC stock had multiple chances to squeeze in 2021, however, hedge funds always found a loophole that would prevent them from reporting information, or trading stock in the lit exchange.

Market manipulation continues to be a threat to every retail investor in the market.

AMC Entertainment was on the brink of extinction, it was about to go bankrupt.

Hedge funds took this opportunity to overleverage their short positions in the stock, betting it would close forever.

Once retail investors got in and saved the company, the community uncovered a number of market manipulation tactics that allowed hedge funds to prevent the stock’s share price from soaring.

The fight for a fair market continues in 2023.

For the ape community, this is more than just a short squeeze play.

It’s about freedom.

Read: 10 myths about the AMC apes the media has wrong

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TD Ameritrade Reports 40.25% AMC Short Interest

TD Ameritrade AMC Short Interest Glitch
Market News: TD Ameritrade AMC glitch.

Screenshots from TD Ameritrade have come up on Twitter of AMC’s short interest at 40.25%.

Ortex is reporting AMC to have a short interest of 16.99% (2021 Archive).

So where is TD Ameritrade pulling up this information from?

They actually have a response to that.

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Welcome to Franknez.com – the ape community has mentioned from time to time that a lot of the data provided by financial institutions is skewed. Here’s an example that happening right now.

“Our news and research is provided by Third Party Vendors”

So, why is this short interest data important?

Retail investors rely on the short interest data to determine how much of a company’s float is being shorted.

The short interest that Ortex is reporting is significantly less than that of TD Ameritrade’s.

TD Ameritrade’s short interest data is more than double that of Ortex.

Short interest data also enables us to see how much ‘squeeze potential‘ there is in a heavily shorted stock.

At least to a certain degree.

So if we have sources reporting masked or hidden short interest data, it’s deceit in many accounts.

Or is this simply a glitch from TD Ameritrade?

TD Ameritrade AMC Short Interest Tweet
TD Ameritrade AMC Short Interest Tweet

The ape community is questioning why ticker symbol AMC is the only stock that has had a significant number of glitches throughout the year.

Or are the real numbers being masked to divert the public from jumping in on this short squeeze play.

Afterall, hedge funds have begun closing, with many losing billions this year.

Read: Anchorage Capital closes after betting against AMC stock

Where is this data coming from?

The data comes from MorningStar but both TD Ameritrade and ETrade experienced this anomaly in their system.

TD Ameritrade AMC Short Interest 40.25
TD Ameritrade AMC Short Interest 40.25

According to TD Ameritrade, this was a glitch in their system.

However, the data would have not been changed unless the retail community pointed it out.

Was this a mistake on their end that retail was not supposed to see?

Or was this legit one of several glitches that has been occurring specifically for AMC Entertainment stock?

I’d love to know your thoughts in the comment section below.

The broker is stating their technology team is working to correct the information but have no ETA as to when the correct data will be restored.

Why so many glitches with AMC stock?

AMC Entertainment has been experiencing several glitches throughout 2021.

They have varied from skewed data such as the short interest, to chart patterns, and even share price.

The ape community has concluded over the months that AMC’s short interest data is significantly higher than what is being displayed.

Lou from the YouTube channel has even concluded that AMC’s share price is being masked and could be in the hundreds to even thousands of dollars per share.

Now, while these are rather extreme claims, it’s not difficult to understand why such claims have been made.

AMC is one of the most overleveraged stocks from hedge funds shorting it.

Millions upon millions of shares have been borrowed to short it all year.

The feds have now begun investigating short selling practices and are tackling hedge funds who pose systemic risk.

As more hedge funds close, and others continue to bleed their customers, retail investors suspect they will do everything in their power to deceive retail from squeezing them from their short positions.

An interesting narrative, but a very likely one just as much.

What other glitches have you seen in AMC stock?

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Out of the several glitches that have occurred, what other glitches do you recall seeing in AMC Entertainment stock?

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Will Shorts Be Forced to Close Positions in APE?

Market News: Here's the latest on AMC and APE stock.
Market News: Here’s the latest on AMC and APE stock | APE short squeeze update.

A new proposal by CEO Adam Aron has been circulating the retail community where shareholders will get to vote on the conversion of APE equity to AMC common shares.

Shareholders are anticipating short sellers will close their positions in APE if the conversion to AMC common shares is approved.

While no official voting proxy has been distributed amongst shareholders, the talks are certainly on the table.

A second proposal will allow shareholders to vote on a 1-for-10 reverse stock split.

So far, more than 72% of shareholders said in a poll they’d vote ‘YES’ for the split.

You can read more about what a reverse stock split signifies for a company here.

Will shorts be forced to close their positions in APE if the conversion is approved?

There’s a very strong probability of that being the case.

Let’s discuss it.

Related: How Big Could an AMC Short Squeeze Potential Surge?

What Happens to Shorted Stock During a Merge?

APE short squeeze news and updates.
APE short squeeze news and updates.

In the case of APE and AMC, the merge between the equity and common shares may temporarily increase the share price of AMC stock.

This is where short sellers are caught in a bind.

Short sellers betting against the company would see big losses during the surge of the newly reflected share price.

Short sellers will have the option to close out their positions completely prior to the conversion or keep holding their position.

While they will not be obligated to close out their positions, they are at higher risk from momentum taking over and further escalating rising share prices.

Here is where shareholders have the opportunity to buy in heavily to keep short sellers from only pushing the price down after the merge.

As short sellers begin to fear the tide turning against them, the buyback of shares will result in a short squeeze.

If shareholders fail to create momentum, then short sellers may identify weakness in buying power and further add to their short positions.

Is an APE Short Squeeze Over?

APE short squeeze news and updates.
APE short squeeze news and updates.

Not quite.

There’s a strong possibility short sellers close their positions in APE prior to a conversion (if approved by shareholders).

In doing so, they avoid seeing share prices rise and the probability of having losing positions during the merge.

APE momentarily became the #1 most short stock according to Yahoo Finance.

In the past week, APE has surged more than 150% with heavy buying volume.

Is it possible this was caused by a few shorts closing?

Perhaps, but an APE short squeeze prior the conversion is still very possible.

Despite so much market uncertainty happening today, both AMC and APE have fair shots at squeeze short sellers from their positions.

So far, this has been one of the biggest catalysts for a short squeeze.

But it’s going to require retail investors to play their part.

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Will AMC Stock Go Up? [2022 Deep Dive]

Will AMC stock go up?
Will AMC stock surge again?

AMC has been trending downwards since its rise up to $72 per share and now retail investors are wondering, will AMC stock go up?

In a recent article I break down 3 BIG factors that have influenced AMC’s downward trajectory in the past few months.

Although AMC’s share price has been plummeting, the demand for the stock has not.

This key point is going to play a big role in what happens to AMC stock after this bear market is over.

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Welcome to Franknez.com – today I want to lay a few key points you should take into consideration if you’re holding AMC stock or thinking of buying it.

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AMC stock had an incredible year in 2021.

The stock reached an all-time high of $72 per share with only 21% short interest at the time.

Once the share price began to come down, AMC’s short interest had come down to 14%.

Well, AMC’s short interest is back up to 18% again meaning short sellers have not learned their lesson (last updated in August).

Another key point I’m going to discuss below.

Can AMC’s share price still surge?

Can AMC's share price still go up?

As we start the new year, AMC’s average daily volume is incredibly high.

AMC has an average volume of 38.2 million with many days surpassing this amount.

So why isn’t AMC’s massive demand reflecting in the share price?

That’s the question the ‘ape community’ has been asking regulators all year 2021.

Too many eyes are on regulators right now and at some point, some suppression inflicted by hedge funds will have to subside.

And aside from Omicron and Covid news affecting the entire market, AMC’s massive volume will eventually push the stock price up during a correction.

What does this mean for retail investors?

If you’re looking to get in on AMC for a short squeeze, know the risks, but understand that once this stock takes off you will not be able to buy it at these prices again.

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Deflating the short interest

AMC Short Interest

Deflating AMC’s short interest like we saw back in January and June means AMC stock will go up significantly higher from its current share price.

Small short covering allowed AMC to reach $72 per share back in June of 2021.

So why can AMC stock still skyrocket?

Despite the heavy buying volume from retail, AMC still has more than enough short interest percentage to squeeze shorts from their positions.

2022 is only the sequel to 2021’s runup.

The reason mainstream media doesn’t want you to know this is because of their ties to hedge funds and private financial institutions.

These institutions are ‘short’ on AMC and GameStop, meaning they’re betting against them.

Pushing propaganda that will feed their narrative is the safest way for hedge funds to derail retail from further buying the stock that could cause them to default.

Hedge funds such as Melvin Capital, Anchorage Capital, Mudrick, & Archegos are out of the game.

Citadel Securities on the other hand continues to be short on AMC stock and seems to be having a hard time weathering this retail storm.

This is why mainstream media will not touch topic on the short interest data that could squeeze shorts from their positions.

Related: These Two Signs Will Tell You a Short Squeeze is Over

AMC Entertainment fundamentals

AMC Entertainment fundamentals

A short squeeze play has nothing to do with AMC Entertainment’s fundamentals.

The reason being is that retail goes based off of how much shorting there is in the company stock.

Buying the stock en masse (big volume) will cause AMC stock to go up, forcing shorts to close their positions and buy back their shares; triggering a short squeeze.

A short squeeze play does not depend on the performance of the company as a business.

AMC’s fundamentals are not the greatest, the company does have a lot of debt.

However, something mainstream media is not discussing is just how much their debt has gone down each quarter since 2021.

AMC Entertainment’s fundamentals are a discussion I will be touching topic on another blog post very soon so be sure to join the newsletter.

And although AMC still has quite aways to clear their debt, the company has become one of the first to lead crypto innovation and accept payment in cryptocurrencies.

Tesla has now followed by accepting cryptocurrency as a form of payment on their merchandise too.

Debt is the only thing holding AMC Entertainment from being a fundamental buy in the eyes of most in the industry.

AMC Entertainment partnerships

Partnerships

AMC partnered with Chance the Rapper last year for his concert movie release.

CEO Adam Aron announced that they would be working on partnering up with industry leaders for licensing agreements that would allow AMC to provide more of these experiences to their audiences around the world.

Another successful showing was the UFC fight they held in theatres.

The CEO also expressed his optimism surrounding showing highly anticipated sports events in theatres, granted licensing of course.

Retail investors have been specifically waiting for an AMC-GameStop partnership.

A topic Adam Aron teased could be in the works at some point.

AMC theatres released “GameStop: Rise of the Players” on January 28th, earlier this year.

One thing you cannot deny is the community strength and company relationship to its shareholders.

It’s never been seen before.

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So, will AMC stock go up again?

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Based on trader sentiment, community sentiment, and continuous innovation from the company, AMC stock will surge again.

This bear market won’t last forever.

And although the entire market is rather shaky at the moment, there will be a correction.

Hedge funds might have leverage to short the stock, but the people aren’t leaving.

AMC Entertainment will have to focus on growth and revenue if they are to get out of debt in the future.

You can read AMC’s Q1 highlights for 2022 here.

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Short Sellers Target AMC’s Preferred Equity (APE)

AMC Preferred Equity APE
Market News: Short sellers aim at AMC’s newly acquired foundation, APE

Short sellers are targeting AMC’s Preferred Equity (APE), shorting both the companies’ emergency fund, and shareholders’ equity.

APE’s short interest has officially surpassed AMC’s short interest, now reportedly 30.10% via Ortex Data.

During the run to $27 we saw AMC’s SI tumble to 17% signifying released short seller pressure.

However, today we see short sellers have opened new positions, raising AMC’s short interest to 21.17% and creating bearish momentum for the stock’s share price.

Well, the same thing is happening to APE.

Short sellers have targeted AMC’s Preferred Equity hoping to make some cash during a potential meltdown.

But will it be that easy?

After all, there is a big demand for both these stocks – and with enough momentum; well, it could just create two short squeezes.

Let’s discuss it below.

Volume cools leading to the weekend

AMC and APE had big volume at the beginning of the week when AMC’s Preferred Equity debuted on Monday.

In fact, APE has now set a higher average volume than AMC sitting at 71.5 million.

That’s 22.5 million more in average volume than AMC’s.

The excitement over the new ticker has retail investors invested heavily.

But others are quickly trying to kill off any momentum created by the retail scene.

This morning ticker symbol APE rose to 100 in utilization indicating short sellers have now gone into a full blown out short selling spree.

But AMC and APE aren’t the only tickers whose volume or share price cooled down leading towards the weekend.

The entire market played in bears’ favor this Friday.

The SPY fell -2.81%, while NASDAQ fell -2.74%.

SPY has a level of support around $400 and if the market continues to downtrend and breaks this level, it’s very likely we see its next major level of support at $390.

But the market was heavily oversold which means it’s possible we begin to see a nice bounce up to $417-$420.

AMC and APE closed with 35.7 million and 13.6 million in volume respectively on Friday.

Will AMC’s Preferred Equity (APE) go up?

Will APE stock go up?
Will APE go up?

AMC and APE currently have approximately the same market cap of 4.7 billion each – due to the split.

The company was able to join the Russell 1,000 in June of 2022 when it managed to meet the $7.3 billion criteria after reaching $7.5 billion before the cutoff time in May.

When AMC reached its all-time high of $72 per share in June of 2021, the world’s largest movie theatre chain grew its market cap to an astonishing $28.44 billion.

AMC Market Cap June 2021
AMC Market Cap June 2021 – Source

AMC’s market cap increased as the value of its share price increased.

How did this happen?

Well, millions of investors began purchasing the stock like crazy – volume was reaching +500 million, +700 million, and +900 million during single trading days.

Once institutions saw there was heavy momentum happening on retail’s end, they began to jump in as well.

In order for AMC or APE to reach all-time high levels, the market cap will have to increase.

Because as soon as momentum picks up again, institutions combined with short sellers buying back their shares will further fuel AMC or APE’s market cap.

Will AMC and APE skyrocket?

This will depend on how valuable the company can become, no matter how fast or how slow it achieves this process.

Why is APE being shorted more than AMC?

According to the reported short interest data provided by Ortex, APE is currently being shorted more than AMC stock.

AMC Entertainment designed APE as a means to raise capital for a rainy day.

The company has access to a fraction of shareholders’ equity should they need to pay off debt or make a worthy investment in another business venture.

APE is a tool that allows AMC Entertainment to not only stay afloat in case of another catastrophic event, but it provides the theatre chain with opportunity to grow and progress.

Short sellers are targeting this massive foundation in hopes of crippling the century old company.

Things didn’t quite work out in short sellers’ favor last year when big bets were being placed against AMC during their bankruptcy announcements.

But retail investors were able to arm the CEO with billions to resuscitate the company, burning those who prophesized the doom of the cinema experience.

Now it seems short sellers are pursuing a vendetta against retail investors and the company.

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