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Renewable Energy Group Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+2.41 (+3.26 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $76.27
50-Day Range
MA: $94.40
52-Week Range
Now: $76.27
Volume1.51 million shs
Average Volume1.16 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.00 billion
P/E Ratio5.51
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Renewable Energy Group (NASDAQ:REGI) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume4,970,000 shares
Previous Short Volume5,250,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-5.33%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$386.52 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover4.4
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares37,620,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted12.64%
Today's Trading Volume1,506,422 shares
Average Trading Volume1,161,353 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average29.71%

Short Interest Over Time

Renewable Energy Group (NASDAQ:REGI) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/20214,970,000 shares $386.52 million -5.3%N/A4.4 $77.77
1/29/20215,250,000 shares $596.82 million -3.3%N/A4.5 $113.68
1/15/20215,430,000 shares $505.48 million -0.9%N/A4.7 $93.09
12/31/20203,980,000 shares $341.60 million +7.6%N/A3.3 $85.83
12/15/20203,980,000 shares $299.73 million +7.6%N/A3.3 $75.31
11/30/20203,700,000 shares $279.65 million +4.5%N/A3.3 $75.58
11/15/20203,540,000 shares $205.60 million +13.5%N/A3.2 $58.08
10/30/20203,120,000 shares $188.17 million +7.6%N/A3 $60.31
10/15/20202,900,000 shares $171.45 million +6.2%N/A3 $59.12
9/30/20202,730,000 shares $159.19 million -3.9%N/A3.2 $58.31
9/15/20202,840,000 shares $128.23 million -3.7%N/A3.5 $45.15
8/31/20202,950,000 shares $124.20 million -3.9%N/A4 $42.10
8/14/20203,070,000 shares $118.56 million +8.1%N/A4.5 $38.62
7/31/20202,840,000 shares $113.09 million -16.2%N/A4.3 $39.82
7/15/20203,390,000 shares $93.50 million -7.4%N/A5.3 $27.58
6/30/20203,660,000 shares $99.59 million +10.6%N/A5.4 $27.21
6/15/20203,310,000 shares $79.61 million +5.1%N/A4.8 $24.05
5/29/20203,150,000 shares $71.60 million -8.4%N/A4.1 $22.73
5/15/20203,440,000 shares $97.87 million +2.1%N/A4.4 $28.45
4/30/20203,370,000 shares $98.07 million +17.0%N/A4.3 $29.10
4/15/20202,880,000 shares $72.46 million -5.0%N/A3.6 $25.16
3/31/20203,030,000 shares $71.93 million -16.2%N/A3.7 $23.74
3/13/20203,613,400 shares $84.70 million -10.1%N/A3.5 $23.44
2/28/20204,020,000 shares $75.70 million +1.3%N/A4.6 $18.83
2/14/20203,970,000 shares $94.68 million -12.9%N/A4.7 $23.85

Renewable Energy Group (NASDAQ:REGI) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Renewable Energy Group's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Renewable Energy Group shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 12th, traders have sold 4,970,000 shares of REGI short.

What is a good short interest ratio for Renewable Energy Group?

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. Renewable Energy Group currently has a short interest ratio of 4.0.

Is Renewable Energy Group's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Renewable Energy Group saw a decline in short interest in February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 4,970,000 shares, a decline of 5.3% from the previous total of 5,250,000 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.

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

0.00% of Renewable Energy Group's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "oil & gas refining & marketing" compare to Renewable Energy Group: Phillips 66 (2.69%), Marathon Petroleum Co. (4.54%), Valero Energy Co. (2.34%), HollyFrontier Co. (5.80%), Amyris, Inc. (0.00%), CVR Energy, Inc. (1.64%), Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (4.63%), World Fuel Services Co. (3.03%), PBF Energy Inc. (19.58%), and Delek US Holdings, Inc. (5.33%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: ViacomCBS Inc. ($6.50 billion), Aon Plc ($5.58 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.30 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.97 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.80 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.84 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.40 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.35 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.07 billion), and The Kroger Co. ($2.00 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Renewable Energy Group stock?

Short selling REGI is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Renewable Energy Group as its price is falling. Renewable Energy Group's stock is trading up $2.41 today. To short Renewable Energy Group 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 Renewable Energy Group 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 Renewable Energy Group?

A short squeeze for Renewable Energy Group 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 REGI, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Renewable Energy Group'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 REGI, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.

This page was last updated on 3/7/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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