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CenterPoint Energy (CNP) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$29.99
-0.09 (-0.30%)
(As of 05/20/2024 ET)

CenterPoint Energy Short Interest Data

Current Short Interest
11,780,000 shares
Previous Short Interest
11,400,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+3.33%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$343.27 million
Short Interest Ratio
2.7 Days to Cover
Last Record Date
April 30, 2024
Outstanding Shares
639,720,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
1.84%
Today's Trading Volume
4,211,787 shares
Average Trading Volume
4,332,710 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
97%
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CenterPoint Energy Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/30/202411,780,000 shares $343.27 million +3.3%N/A2.7 $29.14
4/15/202411,400,000 shares $312.36 million -2.7%N/A2.7 $27.40
3/31/202411,720,000 shares $333.90 million -5.3%N/A2.8 $28.49
3/15/202412,380,000 shares $345.03 million +3.3%N/A3.1 $27.87
2/29/202411,990,000 shares $329.73 million -3.0%N/A3 $27.50
2/15/202412,360,000 shares $344.54 million -4.3%N/A3.1 $27.88
1/31/202412,920,000 shares $361.05 million +1.9%N/A3.1 $27.95
1/15/202412,680,000 shares $362.27 million -4.9%N/A2.8 $28.57
12/31/202313,330,000 shares $380.84 million -6.7%N/A3 $28.57
12/15/202314,280,000 shares $412.12 million +34.2%N/A3 $28.86
11/30/202310,640,000 shares $300.69 million -10.4%N/A2.2 $28.26
11/15/202311,870,000 shares $325.59 million -0.8%N/A2.6 $27.43
10/31/202311,960,000 shares $321.48 million -5.7%N/A2.6 $26.88
10/15/202312,680,000 shares $349.59 million +1.4%N/A2.9 $27.57
9/30/202312,500,000 shares $335.63 million -9.3%N/A3 $26.85
9/15/202313,780,000 shares $400.72 million +3.7%N/A3.5 $29.08
8/31/202313,290,000 shares $370.66 million +18.7%N/A3.5 $27.89
8/15/202311,200,000 shares $316.40 million +30.5%N/A2.9 $28.25
7/31/20238,580,000 shares $258.17 million -1.0%N/A2.1 $30.09
7/15/20238,670,000 shares $261.14 million No ChangeN/A2.3 $30.12
6/30/20238,670,000 shares $252.73 million -6.4%N/A2.4 $29.15
6/15/20239,260,000 shares $271.04 million +2.6%N/A2.6 $29.27
5/31/20239,030,000 shares $254.74 million +20.2%N/A2.3 $28.21
5/15/20237,510,000 shares $221.62 million -8.8%N/A1.9 $29.51
4/30/20238,230,000 shares $250.77 million -4.2%N/A2.3 $30.47
4/15/20238,590,000 shares $261.14 million +0.5%N/A2.3 $30.40
3/31/20238,550,000 shares $251.88 million -6.6%N/A2.2 $29.46
3/15/20239,150,000 shares $266.17 million -3.7%N/A2.4 $29.09
2/28/20239,500,000 shares $264.29 million -12.5%N/A2.7 $27.82
2/15/202310,860,000 shares $316.35 million +13.5%N/A3.2 $29.13
1/31/20239,570,000 shares $288.25 million +0.4%N/A2.7 $30.12
1/15/20239,530,000 shares $298.38 million -7.7%N/A2.7 $31.31
12/30/202210,320,000 shares $309.50 million -15.8%N/A2.7 $29.99
12/15/202212,250,000 shares $375.22 million +2.9%N/A2.9 $30.63
11/30/202211,900,000 shares $370.21 million +0.3%N/A2.7 $31.11
11/15/202211,860,000 shares $345.48 million -6.0%N/A2.7 $29.13
10/31/202212,620,000 shares $361.06 million -14.2%N/A3 $28.61
10/15/202214,710,000 shares $380.69 million +1.0%N/A3.6 $25.88
9/30/202214,560,000 shares $410.30 million +17.9%N/A3.8 $28.18
9/15/202212,350,000 shares $397.42 million +18.5%N/A3.5 $32.18
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8/31/202210,420,000 shares $328.54 million -10.3%N/A2.9 $31.53
8/15/202211,610,000 shares $379.53 million -6.8%N/A3 $32.69
7/31/202212,450,000 shares $394.54 million -3.0%N/A3 $31.69
7/15/202212,830,000 shares $379.90 million +31.6%2.6%2.8 $29.61
6/30/20229,750,000 shares $288.41 million +1.7%2.0%2 $29.58
6/15/20229,590,000 shares $269.67 million +0.6%1.9%1.9 $28.12
5/31/20229,530,000 shares $305.44 million +9.2%N/A1.9 $32.05
5/15/20228,730,000 shares $270.89 million -10.1%N/A1.7 $31.03
4/30/20229,710,000 shares $297.22 million -5.0%N/A1.9 $30.61
4/15/202210,220,000 shares $331.13 million -20.1%N/A2 $32.40
3/31/202212,790,000 shares $391.89 million +1.0%N/A2.5 $30.64
3/15/202212,660,000 shares $365.62 million +4.9%N/A2.6 $28.88
2/28/202212,070,000 shares $330.11 million -0.7%N/A2.4 $27.35
2/15/202212,160,000 shares $326.98 million -2.3%N/A2.5 $26.89
1/31/202212,440,000 shares $352.80 million -6.3%N/A2.8 $28.36
1/15/202213,280,000 shares $366.66 million +0.6%N/A3.1 $27.61
12/31/202113,200,000 shares $368.41 million -10.4%N/A3.1 $27.91
12/15/202114,730,000 shares $413.77 million +9.8%N/A3.3 $28.09
11/30/202113,410,000 shares $347.45 million -6.4%N/A2.8 $25.91
11/15/202114,320,000 shares $385.92 million -2.7%N/A2.8 $26.95
10/29/202114,720,000 shares $383.31 million -6.2%N/A2.8 $26.04
10/15/202115,690,000 shares $419.71 million -7.3%N/A2.9 $26.75
9/30/202116,920,000 shares $416.23 million +19.3%N/A3.1 $24.60
9/15/202114,180,000 shares $355.92 million -36.8%N/A2.6 $25.10
8/31/202122,440,000 shares $563.02 million -2.3%N/A4.2 $25.09
8/13/202122,970,000 shares $617.89 million +16.7%N/A4.5 $26.90
7/30/202119,690,000 shares $501.31 million -6.2%N/A3.6 $25.46
7/15/202121,000,000 shares $531.72 million +17.4%N/A3.6 $25.32
6/30/202117,890,000 shares $438.66 million +21.8%N/A2.9 $24.52
6/15/202114,690,000 shares $381.79 million +6.1%N/A2.6 $25.99
5/28/202113,840,000 shares $350.15 million -17.9%N/A2.5 $25.30
5/14/202116,850,000 shares $412.32 million -4.0%N/A2.9 $24.47
4/30/202117,550,000 shares $430.15 million +4.5%N/A3.3 $24.51
4/15/202116,790,000 shares $398.09 million +5.2%N/A3.4 $23.71
3/31/202115,960,000 shares $363.89 million -6.9%N/A3.4 $22.80
3/15/202117,150,000 shares $376.79 million -3.6%N/A3.6 $21.97
2/26/202117,790,000 shares $351.35 million +1.0%N/A3.7 $19.75
2/12/202117,620,000 shares $374.43 million +4.9%N/A3.7 $21.25
1/29/202116,800,000 shares $362.54 million +0.5%N/A3.4 $21.58
1/15/202116,710,000 shares $348.40 million +2.5%N/A3.3 $20.85
12/31/202016,310,000 shares $349.36 million +1.9%N/A3.2 $21.42
12/15/202016,010,000 shares $346.46 million -8.8%N/A3.1 $21.64
11/30/202017,560,000 shares $422.67 million -4.8%N/A3.4 $24.07
11/15/202018,440,000 shares $447.17 million -3.6%N/A3.9 $24.25
10/30/202019,130,000 shares $410.91 million +3.9%N/A4.1 $21.48
10/15/202018,420,000 shares $382.95 million +8.0%N/A3.6 $20.79
9/30/202017,050,000 shares $329.92 million -4.3%N/A3.1 $19.35
9/15/202017,820,000 shares $338.76 million -1.3%N/A2.8 $19.01
8/31/202018,050,000 shares $362.26 million -2.5%N/A2.5 $20.07
8/14/202018,520,000 shares $380.40 million -1.5%N/A2.2 $20.54
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7/31/202018,810,000 shares $357.58 million -14.5%N/A2.1 $19.01
7/15/202022,000,000 shares $424.16 million +4.0%N/A2.4 $19.28
6/30/202021,160,000 shares $395.06 million +42.1%N/A2.3 $18.67
6/15/202014,890,000 shares $268.02 million -10.9%N/A1.5 $18.00
5/29/202016,710,000 shares $297.10 million -17.5%N/A1.7 $17.78
5/15/202020,250,000 shares $340.20 million +0.8%4.0%2.1 $16.80
4/30/202020,100,000 shares $342.30 million -13.8%4.0%2.3 $17.03
4/15/202023,310,000 shares $369.93 million +9.1%4.7%2.9 $15.87
3/31/202021,360,000 shares $356.28 million +8.7%N/A2.7 $16.68
3/13/202019,649,600 shares $349.96 million +16.7%3.9%3.2 $17.81
2/28/202016,840,000 shares $203.76 million -6.6%3.4%2.8 $12.10
2/14/202018,030,000 shares $337.34 million +3.8%3.6%3.4 $18.71
1/31/202017,370,000 shares $418.27 million -2.1%3.5%3.1 $24.08
1/15/202017,740,000 shares $479.51 million -6.8%3.5%3.2 $27.03
12/31/201919,030,000 shares $503.53 million +30.3%3.8%3.5 $26.46

CNP Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

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 covered or closed out. As of April 30th, investors have sold 11,780,000 shares of CNP short. Learn More on CenterPoint Energy's current short interest.

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. CNP shares currently have a short interest ratio of 3.0. Learn More on CenterPoint Energy's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting CenterPoint Energy?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of CenterPoint Energy: Walleye Trading LLC, Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., Simplex Trading LLC, and IMC Chicago LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Is CenterPoint Energy's short interest increasing or decreasing?

CenterPoint Energy saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 11,780,000 shares, an increase of 3.3% from the previous total of 11,400,000 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?

Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "utilities" compare to CenterPoint Energy: DTE Energy (1.59%), Dominion Energy, Inc. (1.57%), Fortis Inc. (2.23%), Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. - Eletrobrás (0.17%), NRG Energy, Inc. (3.71%), Eversource Energy (1.46%), PPL Co. (2.20%), FirstEnergy Corp. (2.11%), Avangrid, Inc. (3.99%), Entergy Co. (0.90%),

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. ($3.98 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.35 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.06 billion), General Motors ($2.88 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.32 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.27 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.22 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.18 billion), Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ($1.95 billion), and Chesapeake Energy Co. ($1.52 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. CNP shares are trading down $0.09 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 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 April, 30 2024.



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