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BP (BP) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$35.38
-0.11 (-0.31%)
(As of 02/23/2024 ET)

BP Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
5,110,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
5,370,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-4.84%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$179.36 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
0.6
Last Record Date
January 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
2,846,852,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
0.18%
Today's Trading Volume
6,716,280 shares
Average Trading Volume
9,668,299 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
69%
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BP Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/31/20245,110,000 shares $179.36 million -4.8%0.2%0.6 $35.10
1/15/20245,370,000 shares $187.20 million +14.0%0.2%0.6 $34.86
12/31/20234,710,000 shares $166.73 million -16.0%0.2%0.6 $35.40
12/15/20235,610,000 shares $195.23 million +7.7%0.2%0.6 $34.80
11/30/20235,210,000 shares $188.97 million +17.6%0.2%0.6 $36.27
11/15/20234,430,000 shares $157.71 million -40.3%0.2%0.5 $35.60
10/31/20237,420,000 shares $271.50 million -6.7%0.3%0.9 $36.59
10/15/20237,950,000 shares $318.08 million +22.9%0.3%1 $40.01
9/30/20236,470,000 shares $250.52 million +20.9%0.2%0.8 $38.72
9/15/20235,350,000 shares $207.34 million -0.9%0.2%0.7 $38.76
8/31/20235,400,000 shares $200.77 million +12.0%0.2%0.8 $37.18
8/15/20234,820,000 shares $173.86 million +9.1%0.2%0.7 $36.07
7/31/20234,420,000 shares $164.91 million -14.5%0.2%0.6 $37.31
7/15/20235,170,000 shares $183.64 million -20.0%0.2%0.6 $35.52
6/30/20236,460,000 shares $228.04 million +11.4%0.2%0.8 $35.30
6/15/20235,800,000 shares $205.15 million +9.9%0.2%0.7 $35.37
5/31/20235,280,000 shares $177.99 million -45.8%0.2%0.6 $33.71
5/15/20239,740,000 shares $352.49 million +18.6%0.3%1.1 $36.19
4/30/20238,210,000 shares $330.70 million -2.0%0.3%0.8 $40.28
4/15/20238,380,000 shares $340.06 million +3.1%0.3%0.9 $40.58
3/31/20238,130,000 shares $308.45 million -15.4%0.3%0.8 $37.94
3/15/20239,610,000 shares $344.52 million -10.4%0.3%1 $35.85
2/28/202310,730,000 shares $424.91 million +2.7%0.4%1.2 $39.60
2/15/202310,450,000 shares $427.20 million +2.5%0.4%1.1 $40.88
1/31/202310,200,000 shares $369.55 million -24.5%0.3%1.1 $36.23
1/15/202313,510,000 shares $480.42 million +10.1%0.5%1.6 $35.56
12/30/202212,270,000 shares $428.59 million -13.5%0.4%1.4 $34.93
12/15/202214,190,000 shares $486.43 million -11.4%0.5%1.4 $34.28
11/30/202216,010,000 shares $574.76 million +46.5%0.5%1.6 $35.90
11/15/202210,930,000 shares $370.64 million +23.2%0.4%1.1 $33.91
10/31/20228,870,000 shares $295.19 million -8.2%0.3%0.9 $33.28
10/15/20229,660,000 shares $292.99 million +1.9%0.3%0.9 $30.33
9/30/20229,480,000 shares $270.65 million -10.7%0.3%0.9 $28.55
9/15/202210,610,000 shares $334.22 million -4.8%0.3%1 $31.50
8/31/202211,150,000 shares $343.87 million -2.6%0.4%1 $30.84
8/15/202211,450,000 shares $354.49 million +35.3%0.4%1 $30.96
7/31/20228,460,000 shares $248.55 million -21.3%0.3%0.7 $29.38
7/15/202210,750,000 shares $286.60 million +21.2%0.3%0.8 $26.66
6/30/20228,870,000 shares $251.46 million +4.6%0.3%0.7 $28.35
6/15/20228,480,000 shares $263.05 million +1.6%0.3%0.6 $31.02













BP Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is BP's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of BP shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of January 31st, traders have sold 5,110,000 shares of BP short. 0.18% of BP's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on BP's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for BP?

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. BP shares currently have a short interest ratio of 1.0. Learn More on BP's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting BP?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of BP: Bluefin Capital Management LLC, GTS Securities LLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Caas Capital Management LP, Citadel Advisors LLC, Clear Street LLC, CMT Capital Markets Trading GmbH, Royal Bank of Canada, Balyasny Asset Management L.P., Nomura Holdings Inc., Verition Fund Management LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., PEAK6 Investments LLC, Optiver Holding B.V., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., IMC Chicago LLC, UBS Group AG, BNP Paribas Financial Markets, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., Simplex Trading LLC, XR Securities LLC, Portman Square Capital LLP, and Cutler Group LLC CA. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for BP?

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. 0.18% of BP's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is BP's short interest increasing or decreasing?

BP saw a drop in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 5,110,000 shares, a drop of 4.8% from the previous total of 5,370,000 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 BP's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.18% of BP's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "oils/energy" compare to BP: Equinor ASA (0.36%), ConocoPhillips (1.01%), Marathon Petroleum Co. (2.13%), Phillips 66 (2.19%), Hess Co. (2.20%), Suncor Energy Inc. (1.08%), Chevron Co. (2.60%), Enbridge Inc. (1.48%), Schlumberger Limited (1.25%), Canadian Natural Resources Limited (2.29%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: T-Mobile US, Inc. ($4.48 billion), General Motors ($3.85 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.38 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.00 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($2.66 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.37 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.25 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.11 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.06 billion), and Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc. ($1.67 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short BP stock?

Short selling BP is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from BP as its price is falling. BP shares are trading down $0.11 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 BP?

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

How often is BP'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 BP, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 31 2024.



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This page (NYSE:BP) was last updated on 2/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff