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Cabot Oil & Gas Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.23 (-1.19 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 08:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $19.07
50-Day Range
MA: $17.08
52-Week Range
Now: $19.07
Volume278,040 shs
Average Volume5.80 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.60 billion
P/E Ratio30.76
Dividend Yield2.10%

Short Interest

Cabot Oil & Gas (NYSE:COG) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:17,980,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:16,330,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+10.10%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$324.36 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:3.0
Last Record Date:December, 31 2020
Outstanding Shares:418,390,000 shares
Float Size:388,850,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:4.62%
Today's Trading Volume:278,040 shares
Average Trading Volume:5,795,510 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-95.20%

Cabot Oil & Gas (NYSE:COG) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
12/31/202017,980,000 $324.36 million 10.1%4.6%3.2$18.04
12/15/202017,980,000 $301.34 million 10.1%4.6%3.2$16.76
11/30/202016,330,000 $277.12 million -5.4%4.2%3$16.97
11/15/202017,260,000 $302.40 million -5.7%4.4%3.5$17.52
10/30/202018,310,000 $322.62 million -0.1%4.7%3.8$17.62
10/15/202018,320,000 $349.73 million 10.1%4.7%3.9$19.09
9/30/202016,640,000 $321.15 million 9.8%4.3%3.6$19.30
9/15/202015,150,000 $274.52 million -2.3%3.9%3.2$18.12
8/31/202015,510,000 $283.99 million 13.9%4.0%3.1$18.31
8/14/202013,620,000 $253.20 million -3.3%3.5%2.6$18.59
7/31/202014,090,000 $283.63 million 1.4%3.6%2.6$20.13
7/15/202013,890,000 $259.74 million 19.2%3.6%2.4$18.70
6/30/202011,650,000 $221.82 million -7.2%3.0%1.9$19.04
6/15/202012,550,000 $215.36 million 19.2%3.2%1.8$17.16
5/29/202010,530,000 $188.70 million 2.7%2.7%1.1$17.92
5/15/202010,250,000 $203.36 million -7.8%2.6%1$19.84
4/30/202011,120,000 $226.07 million -12.6%2.9%1.1$20.33
4/15/202012,720,000 $246.13 million -20.5%3.3%1.2$19.35
3/31/202015,990,000 $326.84 million -32.5%4.1%1.5$20.44
3/13/202023,676,200 $447.01 million -6.5%6.1%2.6$18.88
2/28/202025,320,000 $358.02 million 11.0%6.5%2.8$14.14
2/14/202022,810,000 $386.40 million -18.7%5.7%2.8$16.94
1/31/202028,070,000 $411.51 million -7.8%7.0%3.5$14.66
1/15/202030,430,000 $449.15 million 11.4%7.6%3.8$14.76
12/31/201927,310,000 $399.82 million 13.3%6.8%3.6$14.64

Cabot Oil & Gas (NYSE:COG) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Cabot Oil & Gas' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Cabot Oil & Gas shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of December 31st, investors have sold 17,980,000 shares of COG short. 4.62% of Cabot Oil & Gas' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Cabot Oil & Gas?

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. Cabot Oil & Gas currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Cabot Oil & Gas?

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. 4.62% of Cabot Oil & Gas' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Cabot Oil & Gas' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Cabot Oil & Gas saw a increase in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 17,980,000 shares, an increase of 10.1% from the previous total of 16,330,000 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 Cabot Oil & Gas' float size?

Cabot Oil & Gas currently has issued a total of 398,580,000 shares. Some of Cabot Oil & Gas' 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. Cabot Oil & Gas currently has a public float of 388,850,000 shares.

How does Cabot Oil & Gas' short interest compare to its competitors?

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

Short selling COG is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Cabot Oil & Gas as its price is falling. Cabot Oil & Gas' stock is trading down $0.23 today. To short Cabot Oil & Gas 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 Cabot Oil & Gas 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 Cabot Oil & Gas?

A short squeeze for Cabot Oil & Gas 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 COG, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Cabot Oil & Gas' 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 COG, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is December, 31 2020.

This page was last updated on 1/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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