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Continental Resources Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.42 (-2.12 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $19.35
50-Day Range
MA: $17.66
52-Week Range
Now: $19.35
Volume2.99 million shs
Average Volume3.10 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.07 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Continental Resources (NYSE:CLR) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:17,230,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:15,980,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+7.82%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$333.57 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:5.0
Last Record Date:December, 31 2020
Outstanding Shares:376,750,000 shares
Float Size:63,040,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:27.33%
Today's Trading Volume:2,992,384 shares
Average Trading Volume:3,103,773 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-3.59%

Continental Resources (NYSE:CLR) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
12/31/202017,230,000 $333.57 million 7.8%27.3%5.4$19.36
12/15/202017,230,000 $331.16 million 7.8%27.3%5.4$19.22
11/30/202015,980,000 $267.51 million -9.8%25.4%4.9$16.74
11/15/202017,710,000 $272.38 million -5.8%28.1%5.6$15.38
10/30/202018,790,000 $262.31 million -0.1%29.9%6.2$13.96
10/15/202018,800,000 $242.90 million 2.1%29.9%6.4$12.92
9/30/202018,410,000 $242.83 million 16.2%29.2%6.1$13.19
9/15/202015,850,000 $201.30 million -2.9%24.8%4.5$12.70
8/31/202016,320,000 $215.91 million 6.5%25.6%4.3$13.23
8/14/202015,330,000 $261.84 million -13.6%24.0%3.6$17.08
7/31/202017,740,000 $322.51 million -17.2%27.8%3.7$18.18
7/15/202021,420,000 $370.35 million 40.6%33.6%4.1$17.29
6/30/202015,230,000 $262.26 million 3.9%22.9%2.6$17.22
6/15/202014,660,000 $252.30 million -26.7%19.7%2.3$17.21
5/29/202019,990,000 $302.25 million -11.9%26.9%2.7$15.12
5/15/202022,680,000 $277.38 million 4.7%30.5%3$12.23
4/30/202021,660,000 $307.36 million 14.3%29.1%3$14.19
4/15/202018,950,000 $265.30 million 17.9%25.5%2.7$14.00
3/31/202016,070,000 $202.32 million -6.0%21.6%2.6$12.59
3/13/202017,091,100 $208.34 million 198.8%21.1%4.5$12.19
2/28/20205,720,000 $51.65 million 17.7%7.1%1.5$9.03
2/14/20204,860,000 $45.64 million -6.9%6.0%1.9$9.39
1/31/20205,220,000 $108.47 million 12.3%6.4%2.3$20.78
1/15/20204,650,000 $120.44 million -0.2%5.7%2.2$25.90
12/31/20194,660,000 $137.28 million -18.4%5.7%2.3$29.46

Continental Resources (NYSE:CLR) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Continental Resources' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Continental Resources shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of December 31st, traders have sold 17,230,000 shares of CLR short. 27.33% of Continental Resources' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Continental Resources?

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. Continental Resources currently has a short interest ratio of 5.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Continental Resources?

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. 27.33% of Continental Resources' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Continental Resources' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Continental Resources saw a increase in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 17,230,000 shares, an increase of 7.8% from the previous total of 15,980,000 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 Continental Resources' float size?

Continental Resources currently has issued a total of 365,234,000 shares. Some of Continental Resources' 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. Continental Resources currently has a public float of 63,040,000 shares.

How does Continental Resources' short interest compare to its competitors?

27.33% of Continental Resources' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "oil & gas exploration & production" compare to Continental Resources: ConocoPhillips (3.89%), EOG Resources, Inc. (0.00%), Pioneer Natural Resources (3.61%), Concho Resources Inc. (3.42%), Diamondback Energy, Inc. (4.84%), Cabot Oil & Gas Co. (4.62%), Devon Energy Co. (4.40%), Marathon Oil Co. (6.19%), WPX Energy, Inc. (7.02%), and Cimarex Energy Co. (2.99%).

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. ($5.18 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($4.71 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.45 billion), Aon Plc ($4.28 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.70 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($3.00 billion), The Clorox Company ($2.46 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.40 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.38 billion), and Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.37 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Continental Resources stock?

Short selling CLR is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Continental Resources as its price is falling. Continental Resources' stock is trading down $0.42 today. To short Continental Resources 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 Continental Resources 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 Continental Resources?

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

How often is Continental Resources' 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 CLR, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is December, 31 2020.

This page was last updated on 1/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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