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NYSE:CNP

CenterPoint Energy Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$21.34
+0.54 (+2.60 %)
(As of 10/20/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$20.81
Now: $21.34
$21.97
50-Day Range
$18.86
MA: $19.89
$21.61
52-Week Range
$11.58
Now: $21.34
$30.23
Volume5.83 million shs
Average Volume7.41 million shs
Market Capitalization$11.63 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.88%
Beta0.96

Short Interest

CenterPoint Energy (NYSE:CNP) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:17,050,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:17,820,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-4.32%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$354.98 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:3.0
Last Record Date:September, 30 2020
Outstanding Shares:502,170,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:0.00%
Today's Trading Volume:5,832,032 shares
Average Trading Volume:7,410,402 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-21.30%



CenterPoint Energy (NYSE:CNP) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
9/30/202017,050,000 $354.98 million -4.3%0.0%3.1$20.82
9/15/202017,820,000 $338.40 million -1.3%0.0%2.8$18.99
8/31/202018,050,000 $348.91 million -2.5%0.0%2.5$19.33
8/14/202018,520,000 $370.40 million -1.5%0.0%2.2$20.00
7/31/202018,810,000 $390.31 million -14.5%0.0%2.1$20.75
7/15/202022,000,000 $418.22 million 4.0%0.0%2.4$19.01
6/30/202021,160,000 $417.70 million 42.1%0.0%2.3$19.74
6/15/202014,890,000 $286.63 million -10.9%0.0%1.5$19.25
5/29/202016,710,000 $306.29 million -17.5%0.0%1.7$18.33
5/15/202020,250,000 $360.05 million 0.8%4.0%2.1$17.78
4/30/202020,100,000 $351.75 million -13.8%4.0%2.3$17.50
4/15/202023,310,000 $423.78 million 9.1%4.7%2.9$18.18
3/31/202021,360,000 $356.28 million 8.7%0.0%2.7$16.68
3/13/202019,649,600 $349.96 million 16.7%3.9%3.2$17.81
2/28/202016,840,000 $203.76 million -6.6%3.4%2.8$12.10
2/14/202018,030,000 $337.34 million 3.8%3.6%3.4$18.71
1/31/202017,370,000 $418.27 million -2.1%3.5%3.1$24.08
1/15/202017,740,000 $479.51 million -6.8%3.5%3.2$27.03
12/31/201919,030,000 $503.53 million 30.3%3.8%3.5$26.46

CenterPoint Energy (NYSE:CNP) Short Interest FAQ

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What is CenterPoint Energy's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of CenterPoint Energy shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of September 30th, investors have sold 17,050,000 shares of CNP short. 0.00% of CenterPoint Energy's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for CenterPoint 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. CenterPoint Energy currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0.

Is CenterPoint Energy's short interest increasing or decreasing?

CenterPoint Energy saw a decline in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totaling 17,050,000 shares, a decline of 4.3% from the previous total of 17,820,000 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 CenterPoint Energy's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of CenterPoint Energy's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "multi-utilities" compare to CenterPoint Energy: Dominion Energy Inc (0.00%), Sempra Energy (0.00%), Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (1.27%), Consolidated Edison, Inc. (0.00%), DTE Energy Co (0.00%), PG&E Co. (0.00%), Ameren Co. (0.00%), CMS Energy Co. (0.00%), NiSource Inc. (0.00%), and MDU Resources Group, Inc. (1.01%).

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 ($5.12 billion), Aon PLC ($3.76 billion), Clorox Co ($3.07 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.89 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($2.49 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.37 billion), Datadog ($2.29 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($2.22 billion), Kroger Co ($2.20 billion), and Simon Property Group Inc ($1.88 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short CenterPoint Energy stock?

Short selling CNP is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from CenterPoint Energy as its price is falling. CenterPoint Energy's stock is trading up $0.54 today. To short CenterPoint Energy 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 CenterPoint Energy 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 CenterPoint Energy?

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

How often is CenterPoint 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 CNP, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is September, 30 2020.


This page was last updated on 10/21/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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