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Xcel Energy (XEL) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$49.61
-3.08 (-5.85%)
(As of 03:52 PM ET)

Xcel Energy Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
8,380,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
7,580,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+10.55%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$494.50 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
2.1
Last Record Date
February 15, 2024
Outstanding Shares
555,160,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
1.51%
Today's Trading Volume
15,893,866 shares
Average Trading Volume
4,771,418 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
333%
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Xcel Energy Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/15/20248,380,000 shares $494.50 million +10.6%N/A2.1 $59.01
1/31/20247,580,000 shares $453.81 million -11.4%N/A1.8 $59.87
1/15/20248,550,000 shares $524.20 million -2.7%N/A2.1 $61.31
12/31/20238,790,000 shares $544.19 million +40.4%N/A2.2 $61.91
12/15/20236,260,000 shares $385.49 million -15.1%N/A1.5 $61.58
11/30/20237,370,000 shares $448.39 million -6.9%N/A1.7 $60.84
11/15/20237,920,000 shares $475.91 million -6.6%N/A1.8 $60.09
10/31/20238,480,000 shares $502.61 million -16.4%N/A1.9 $59.27
10/15/202310,140,000 shares $596.84 million +16.3%N/A2.3 $58.86
9/30/20238,720,000 shares $498.96 million +13.4%N/A2 $57.22
9/15/20237,690,000 shares $445.79 million +26.9%N/A1.8 $57.97
8/31/20236,060,000 shares $346.21 million +1.0%N/A1.5 $57.13
8/15/20236,000,000 shares $348.72 million +3.5%N/A1.5 $58.12
7/31/20235,800,000 shares $363.83 million +6.2%N/A1.6 $62.73
7/15/20235,460,000 shares $350.91 million +14.0%N/A1.6 $64.27
6/30/20234,790,000 shares $297.79 million -20.4%N/A1.5 $62.17
6/15/20236,020,000 shares $387.21 million -1.5%N/A1.9 $64.32
5/31/20236,110,000 shares $398.92 million +1.3%N/A2 $65.29
5/15/20236,030,000 shares $409.50 million -4.4%N/A2.2 $67.91
4/30/20236,310,000 shares $441.13 million -7.3%N/A2.3 $69.91
4/15/20236,810,000 shares $477.65 million +12.0%N/A2.4 $70.14
3/31/20236,080,000 shares $410.04 million -24.0%N/A2 $67.44
3/15/20238,000,000 shares $538.48 million +10.5%N/A2.9 $67.31
2/28/20237,240,000 shares $467.49 million +11.6%N/A2.8 $64.57
2/15/20236,490,000 shares $440.67 million +6.9%N/A2.5 $67.90
1/31/20236,070,000 shares $417.43 million -6.0%N/A2.2 $68.77
1/15/20236,460,000 shares $459.76 million -3.9%N/A2.2 $71.17
12/30/20226,720,000 shares $471.14 million +1.1%N/A2.1 $70.11
12/15/20226,650,000 shares $469.62 million +2.0%N/A1.9 $70.62
11/30/20226,520,000 shares $457.83 million -18.4%N/A1.8 $70.22
11/15/20227,990,000 shares $538.45 million +22.2%N/A2.3 $67.39
10/31/20226,540,000 shares $425.82 million +11.2%N/A2.1 $65.11
10/15/20225,880,000 shares $346.10 million -8.4%N/A2 $58.86
9/30/20226,420,000 shares $410.88 million -11.3%N/A2.3 $64.00
9/15/20227,240,000 shares $531.27 million +11.7%N/A2.7 $73.38
8/31/20226,480,000 shares $481.14 million +4.5%N/A2.4 $74.25
8/15/20226,200,000 shares $475.48 million +8.4%N/A2.1 $76.69
7/31/20225,720,000 shares $418.59 million -12.4%N/A1.8 $73.18
7/15/20226,530,000 shares $456.84 million +3.5%N/A1.9 $69.96
6/30/20226,310,000 shares $446.50 million -4.4%N/A1.9 $70.76













XEL Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Xcel Energy's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Xcel Energy shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of February 15th, investors have sold 8,380,000 shares of XEL short. Learn More on Xcel Energy's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Xcel 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. XEL shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on Xcel Energy's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Xcel Energy?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Xcel Energy: Oarsman Capital Inc., GTS Securities LLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, Paloma Partners Management Co, Citadel Advisors LLC, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., PEAK6 Investments LLC, Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., Simplex Trading LLC, and Cutler Group LLC CA. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Is Xcel Energy's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Xcel Energy saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 8,380,000 shares, an increase of 10.6% from the previous total of 7,580,000 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 Xcel Energy's short interest compare to its competitors?

Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "utilities" compare to Xcel Energy: FirstEnergy Corp. (2.28%), American Electric Power Company, Inc. (1.64%), Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (1.33%), BCE Inc. (1.13%), Consolidated Edison, Inc. (2.02%), Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. (0.06%), Exelon Co. (1.57%), Edison International (1.71%), TELUS Co. (1.41%), Dominion Energy, Inc. (1.43%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($5.32 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($4.38 billion), General Motors ($3.76 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.08 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($2.65 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.62 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.52 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.19 billion), Rivian Automotive, Inc. ($1.84 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($1.78 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Xcel Energy stock?

Short selling XEL is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Xcel Energy as its price is falling. XEL shares are trading down $3.14 today. To short a 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 a stock 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 Xcel Energy?

A short squeeze for Xcel 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 XEL, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Xcel 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 XEL, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 15 2024.



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This page (NASDAQ:XEL) was last updated on 3/1/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff