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Baytex Energy (BTE) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

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Baytex Energy Short Interest Data

Current Short Interest
Previous Short Interest
Change Vs. Previous Month
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$117.55 million
Short Interest Ratio
3.6 Days to Cover
Last Record Date
June 30, 2024
Outstanding Shares
Float Size
Short Percent of Float
Today's Trading Volume
Average Trading Volume
Today's Volume Vs. Average
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BTE Short Interest Over Time

BTE Days to Cover Over Time

BTE Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Baytex Energy Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
6/30/202433,780,000 shares $117.55 million -1.6%4.8%3.6 $3.48
6/15/202434,330,000 shares $108.83 million +46.0%4.8%3.6 $3.17
5/31/202423,510,000 shares $86.63 million -6.7%3.3%2.4 $3.69
5/15/202425,190,000 shares $86.28 million +2.7%3.5%2.5 $3.43
4/30/202424,530,000 shares $90.88 million +38.8%3.4%2.4 $3.71
4/15/202417,670,000 shares $64.50 million +10.4%2.5%1.8 $3.65
3/31/202416,010,000 shares $58.12 million +10.5%2.2%1.8 $3.63
3/15/202414,490,000 shares $48.40 million -16.4%2.0%1.7 $3.34
2/29/202417,340,000 shares $55.31 million -6.4%2.4%1.9 $3.19
2/15/202418,530,000 shares $61.24 million -8.8%2.5%2.2 $3.31
1/31/202420,320,000 shares $64.52 million +2.5%2.8%2.4 $3.18
1/15/202419,820,000 shares $61.84 million +27.7%2.7%2.3 $3.12
12/31/202315,520,000 shares $51.53 million -6.9%2.1%1.8 $3.32
12/15/202316,670,000 shares $54.68 million +17.7%2.3%1.8 $3.28
11/30/202314,160,000 shares $54.52 million -8.4%1.9%1.5 $3.85
11/15/202315,450,000 shares $60.26 million -17.5%2.1%1.8 $3.90
10/31/202318,730,000 shares $80.91 million -10.2%2.5%2.3 $4.32
10/15/202320,860,000 shares $90.74 million -0.9%2.8%2.9 $4.35
9/30/202321,050,000 shares $92.83 million +27.9%2.8%3.1 $4.41
9/15/202316,460,000 shares $71.19 million +4.5%2.2%2.8 $4.33
8/31/202315,750,000 shares $64.18 million -2.2%2.3%2.6 $4.08
8/15/202316,110,000 shares $63.15 million +18.8%2.4%2.9 $3.92
7/31/202313,560,000 shares $54.85 million -15.4%2.0%2.6 $4.05
7/15/202316,020,000 shares $54.95 million +7.0%2.4%3.5 $3.43
6/30/202314,970,000 shares $48.80 million -60.5%2.6%3.6 $3.26
6/15/202337,920,000 shares $126.65 million +5.4%7.8%10.2 $3.34
5/31/202335,990,000 shares $113.55 million +0.5%6.7%16.1 $3.16
5/15/202335,810,000 shares $117.46 million No Change6.7%14.8 $3.28
11/15/202013,180,000 shares $5.23 million -16.6%2.4%8.1 $0.40
10/30/202015,810,000 shares $4.99 million +3.3%2.9%9.7 $0.32
10/15/202015,310,000 shares $5.58 million -4.3%2.8%8.6 $0.36
9/30/202016,000,000 shares $5.64 million -10.3%2.9%8.1 $0.35
9/15/202017,830,000 shares $8.17 million +19.7%3.2%9.2 $0.46
8/31/202014,890,000 shares $7.63 million +14.3%2.7%6.6 $0.51
8/14/202013,030,000 shares $7.26 million -18.4%2.4%4.2 $0.56
7/31/202015,970,000 shares $7.53 million +2.8%2.9%4.6 $0.47
7/15/202015,530,000 shares $7.75 million -10.0%2.8%3.7 $0.50
6/30/202017,250,000 shares $8.21 million +10.9%3.1%3.9 $0.48
6/15/202015,550,000 shares $7.87 million -8.0%2.8%3.4 $0.51
5/29/202016,910,000 shares $5.23 million -13.3%3.1%3.9 $0.31
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5/15/202019,500,000 shares $5.17 million +20.1%3.5%5.4 $0.27
4/30/202016,240,000 shares $5.28 million -21.1%2.9%4.8 $0.33
4/15/202020,590,000 shares $4.87 million -1.7%3.7%7.3 $0.24
3/31/202020,940,000 shares $4.89 million +40.8%3.8%8.5 $0.23
3/13/202014,872,700 shares $5.35 million -10.8%2.7%7.2 $0.36
2/28/202016,670,000 shares $16.67 million -14.7%3.0%8 $1.00
2/14/202019,550,000 shares $21.31 million +5.3%3.6%9.7 $1.09
1/31/202018,560,000 shares $20.60 million +19.3%3.4%9.8 $1.11
1/15/202015,560,000 shares $20.38 million +16.5%2.8%8.1 $1.31
12/31/201913,360,000 shares $19.24 million -0.7%2.4%7.4 $1.44

BTE Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Baytex Energy's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Baytex Energy shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of June 30th, traders have sold 33,780,000 shares of BTE short. 4.82% of Baytex Energy's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Baytex Energy's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Baytex 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. BTE shares currently have a short interest ratio of 4.0. Learn More on Baytex Energy's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Baytex Energy?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Baytex Energy: SIG North Trading ULC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., and Simplex Trading LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Baytex 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. 4.82% of Baytex Energy's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Baytex Energy's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Baytex Energy saw a drop in short interest in the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 33,780,000 shares, a drop of 1.6% from the previous total of 34,330,000 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 Baytex Energy's float size?

Baytex Energy currently has issued a total of 804,980,000 shares. Some of Baytex 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. Baytex Energy currently has a public float of 700,620,000 shares.

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

4.82% of Baytex Energy's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "oils/energy" compare to Baytex Energy: Valaris Limited (11.83%), Transocean Ltd. (14.86%), Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. (7.62%), Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (12.80%), HighPeak Energy, Inc. (22.05%), Precision Drilling Co. (3.41%), Borr Drilling Limited (3.92%), Nabors Industries Ltd. (16.30%), Independence Contract Drilling, Inc. (3.94%), TechnipFMC plc (1.92%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.71 billion), TC Energy Co. ($2.95 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.63 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.53 billion), Paychex, Inc. ($2.03 billion), Cencora, Inc. ($2.03 billion), Tractor Supply ($1.91 billion), Rivian Automotive, Inc. ($1.78 billion), Chesapeake Energy Co. ($1.50 billion), and United Therapeutics Co. ($1.40 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Baytex Energy stock?

Short selling BTE is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Baytex Energy as its price is falling. BTE shares are trading down $0.02 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 Baytex Energy?

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

How often is Baytex 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 BTE, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is June, 30 2024.

This page (NYSE:BTE) was last updated on 7/14/2024 by Staff

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