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NASDAQ:CHK

Chesapeake Energy Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$61.37
-2.55 (-3.99%)
(As of 11/29/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$61.19
$64.78
50-Day Range
$58.26
$67.75
52-Week Range
$40.00
$69.40
Volume
1.56 million shs
Average Volume
1.27 million shs
Market Capitalization
$7.19 billion
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
2.74%
Beta
N/A

Chesapeake Energy (NASDAQ:CHK) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
11,660,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
11,030,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+5.71%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$727.70 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
8.0
Last Record Date
November, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares
117,106,000 shares
Float Size
117,070,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
9.96%
Today's Trading Volume
1,557,627 shares
Average Trading Volume
1,270,917 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
22.56%
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Days to Cover Over Time

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Chesapeake Energy (NASDAQ:CHK) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
11/15/202111,660,000 shares $727.70 million +5.7%10.0%8 $62.41
10/29/202111,030,000 shares $703.05 million +8.1%9.5%7.4 $63.74
10/15/202110,200,000 shares $640.05 million +3.7%10.4%7.6 $62.75
9/30/20219,840,000 shares $606.05 million +12.1%10.1%7.5 $61.59
9/15/20218,780,000 shares $552.96 million +1.0%9.0%6.1 $62.98
8/31/20218,690,000 shares $484.99 million +19.2%8.9%5.9 $55.81
8/13/20217,290,000 shares $414.00 million No Change7.5%5.1 $56.79













Chesapeake Energy (NASDAQ:CHK) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is Chesapeake Energy's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Chesapeake Energy shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of November 15th, investors have sold 11,660,000 shares of CHK short. 9.96% of Chesapeake Energy's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Chesapeake Energy's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Chesapeake Energy?

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. Chesapeake Energy currently has a short interest ratio of 8.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Chesapeake Energy

Which institutional investors are shorting Chesapeake Energy?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Chesapeake Energy: Jane Street Group LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, CSS LLC IL, Wolverine Trading LLC, and Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Chesapeake Energy?

Companies that have a short interest as a percentage of float below 10% indicates positive investor sentiment and few short sellers. Stocks with a short interest percentage above 10% is considered high, suggesting some investors are pessimistic about the stock. Companies with a short interest percentage of 20% or more indicates widespread negative sentiment. 9.96% of Chesapeake Energy's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Chesapeake Energy's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Chesapeake Energy saw a increase in short interest in November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 11,660,000 shares, an increase of 5.7% from the previous total of 11,030,000 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.

What is Chesapeake Energy's float size?

Chesapeake Energy currently has issued a total of 117,106,000 shares. Some of Chesapeake Energy's outstanding shares are available for trading, while others are subject to various restrictions. The public float, also referred to as floating shares or "the float", are shares that publicly owned, unrestricted and available to trade on the open market. Chesapeake Energy currently has a public float of 117,070,000 shares.

How does Chesapeake Energy's short interest compare to its competitors?

9.96% of Chesapeake Energy's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "crude petroleum & natural gas" compare to Chesapeake Energy: Occidental Petroleum Co. (3.67%), The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited (0.00%), Ecopetrol S.A. (0.27%), Cenovus Energy Inc. (1.20%), RWE Aktiengesellschaft (0.00%), Diamondback Energy, Inc. (2.80%), Continental Resources, Inc. (18.41%), Woodside Petroleum Ltd (0.00%), Marathon Oil Co. (2.93%), and Sasol Limited (0.13%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($11.06 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($8.74 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.66 billion), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited ($5.43 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.23 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($3.46 billion), DoorDash, Inc. ($3.41 billion), Teladoc Health, Inc. ($2.84 billion), Etsy, Inc. ($2.76 billion), and Zscaler, Inc. ($2.62 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Chesapeake Energy stock?

Short selling CHK is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Chesapeake Energy as its price is falling. Chesapeake Energy's stock is trading down $2.55 today. To short Chesapeake Energy 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 Chesapeake Energy 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 Chesapeake Energy?

A short squeeze for Chesapeake Energy 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 CHK, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Chesapeake Energy's 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 CHK, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is November, 15 2021.



This page was last updated on 11/29/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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