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Gulfport Energy Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.01 (-3.83 %)
(As of 10/21/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $0.25
50-Day Range
MA: $0.54
52-Week Range
Now: $0.25
Volume70.41 million shs
Average Volume7.12 million shs
Market Capitalization$40.19 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Gulfport Energy (NASDAQ:GPOR) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:31,250,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:38,230,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-18.26%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$34.06 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:6.0
Last Record Date:January, 31 2020
Outstanding Shares:159,320,000 shares
Float Size:141,880,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:22.03%
Today's Trading Volume:70,414,513 shares
Average Trading Volume:7,116,836 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:889.41%

Gulfport Energy (NASDAQ:GPOR) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
1/31/202031,250,000 $34.06 million -18.3%22.0%6.2$1.09
1/15/202031,250,000 $34.06 million -18.3%22.0%6.2$1.09
12/31/201938,230,000 $62.70 million 16.3%27.0%8$1.64
8/15/201922,740,300 $57.99 million -7.0%14.5%5.3$2.55

Gulfport Energy (NASDAQ:GPOR) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Gulfport Energy's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Gulfport Energy shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of January 31st, traders have sold 31,250,000 shares of GPOR short. 22.03% of Gulfport Energy's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Gulfport 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. Gulfport Energy currently has a short interest ratio of 6.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Gulfport 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. 22.03% of Gulfport Energy's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Gulfport Energy's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Gulfport Energy saw a decline in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 31,250,000 shares, a decline of 18.3% from the previous total of 38,230,000 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 Gulfport Energy's float size?

Gulfport Energy currently has issued a total of 160,116,000 shares. Some of Gulfport 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. Gulfport Energy currently has a public float of 141,880,000 shares.

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

22.03% of Gulfport Energy's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "oil & gas exploration & production" compare to Gulfport Energy: ConocoPhillips (0.76%), EOG Resources, Inc. (1.66%), Pioneer Natural Resources (2.23%), Concho Resources Inc (3.45%), Cabot Oil & Gas Co. (7.02%), Continental Resources, Inc. (6.42%), Diamondback Energy Inc (4.48%), EQT Co. (8.20%), Apache Co. (5.54%), and Devon Energy Co. (3.27%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Tesla Inc ($17.72 billion), Netflix, Inc. ($7.24 billion), Charter Communications Inc ($4.67 billion), Microchip Technology Inc. ($3.34 billion), The Charles Schwab Co. ($2.53 billion), Match Group, Inc. ($2.07 billion), Carvana Co. ($1.86 billion), Omnicom Group Inc. ($1.86 billion), Snap Inc. ($1.75 billion), and Zillow Group, Inc. ($1.75 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Gulfport Energy stock?

Short selling GPOR is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Gulfport Energy as its price is falling. Gulfport Energy's stock is trading down $0.01 today. To short Gulfport 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 Gulfport 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 Gulfport Energy?

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

How often is Gulfport 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 GPOR, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 31 2020.

This page was last updated on 10/22/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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