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NYSE:BKH

Black Hills Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$60.01
+0.15 (+0.25 %)
(As of 03/2/2021 03:51 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$58.97
Now: $60.01
$60.06
50-Day Range
$58.97
MA: $60.70
$62.48
52-Week Range
$48.07
Now: $60.01
$81.43
Volume11,188 shs
Average Volume398,798 shs
Market Capitalization$3.77 billion
P/E Ratio16.90
Dividend Yield3.82%
Beta0.28

Short Interest

Black Hills (NYSE:BKH) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume1,880,000 shares
Previous Short Volume1,700,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+10.59%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$111.22 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover4.8
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares60,370,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted3.00%
Today's Trading Volume11,188 shares
Average Trading Volume398,798 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-97.19%

Short Interest Over Time


Black Hills (NYSE:BKH) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/20211,880,000 shares $111.22 million +10.6%N/A4.8 $59.16
1/29/20211,700,000 shares $105.37 million No ChangeN/A4.2 $61.98
1/15/20211,700,000 shares $101.32 million +1.8%N/A4.1 $59.60
12/31/20201,360,000 shares $80.85 million -4.9%N/A3.3 $59.45
12/15/20201,360,000 shares $80.99 million -4.9%N/A3.3 $59.55
11/30/20201,430,000 shares $86.59 million +9.2%N/A3.6 $60.55
11/15/20201,310,000 shares $79.69 million +55.6%N/A3.5 $60.83
10/30/2020841,900 shares $53.13 million +33.4%N/A2.3 $63.11
10/15/2020631,200 shares $37.38 million +9.8%N/A1.7 $59.22
9/30/2020574,800 shares $33.34 million -22.8%N/A1.4 $58.00
9/15/2020744,900 shares $39.71 million -3.5%N/A1.8 $53.31
8/31/2020772,000 shares $41.02 million -21.5%N/A1.8 $53.14
8/14/2020983,400 shares $54.21 million +13.8%N/A2.2 $55.13
7/31/2020864,500 shares $50.18 million -36.0%N/A1.8 $58.05
7/15/20201,350,000 shares $78.11 million +23.9%N/A3.1 $57.86
6/30/20201,090,000 shares $66.03 million +38.0%N/A2.5 $60.58
6/15/2020789,600 shares $45.94 million +4.2%N/A1.8 $58.18
5/29/2020757,600 shares $41.03 million -25.7%N/A1.6 $54.16
5/15/20201,020,000 shares $62.94 million +33.8%N/A2 $61.71
4/30/2020762,200 shares $46.39 million -20.0%N/A1.6 $60.86
4/15/2020952,600 shares $56.57 million -17.9%N/A2.1 $59.38
3/31/20201,160,000 shares $72.52 million -5.3%N/A2.7 $62.52
3/13/20201,224,700 shares $86.54 million +29.2%N/A3.7 $70.66
2/28/2020947,600 shares $48.46 million -2.5%N/A2.8 $51.14
2/14/2020972,000 shares $73.85 million +3.6%N/A3.2 $75.98

Black Hills (NYSE:BKH) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Black Hills' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Black Hills shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of February 12th, investors have sold 1,880,000 shares of BKH short.

What is a good short interest ratio for Black Hills?

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. Black Hills currently has a short interest ratio of 5.0.

Is Black Hills' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Black Hills saw a increase in short interest during the month of February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 1,880,000 shares, an increase of 10.6% from the previous total of 1,700,000 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 Black Hills' short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Black Hills' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "multi-utilities" compare to Black Hills: Dominion Energy, Inc. (0.00%), Sempra Energy (0.00%), Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (0.91%), WEC Energy Group, Inc. (1.17%), Consolidated Edison, Inc. (0.00%), DTE Energy (0.00%), PG&E Co. (0.00%), Ameren Co. (0.00%), CMS Energy Co. (0.00%), and CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (0.00%).

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 Black Hills stock?

Short selling BKH is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Black Hills as its price is falling. Black Hills' stock is trading up $0.15 today. To short Black Hills 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 Black Hills 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 Black Hills?

A short squeeze for Black Hills 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 BKH, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Black Hills' 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 BKH, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.



This page was last updated on 3/2/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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