Chesapeake Utilities (CPK) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

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Chesapeake Utilities Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
Previous Short Volume
Change Vs. Previous Month
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$44.65 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
Last Record Date
March 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
Today's Trading Volume
Average Trading Volume
Today's Volume Vs. Average
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CPK Short Interest Over Time

CPK Days to Cover Over Time

CPK Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Chesapeake Utilities Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/2024416,100 shares $44.65 million +1.8%N/A2.9 $107.30
3/15/2024408,600 shares $42.09 million +28.8%N/A2.7 $103.01
2/29/2024317,300 shares $32.37 million -11.1%N/A1.9 $102.03
2/15/2024356,700 shares $37.70 million +16.5%N/A2 $105.68
1/31/2024306,300 shares $31.02 million +19.4%N/A1.3 $101.28
1/15/2024256,500 shares $26.49 million -4.2%N/A1.1 $103.29
12/31/2023267,800 shares $28.29 million -11.1%N/A1.2 $105.63
12/15/2023301,200 shares $30.73 million +48.4%N/A1.3 $102.01
11/30/2023203,000 shares $19.41 million -43.8%N/A1 $95.64
11/15/2023361,200 shares $33.48 million -1.8%N/A2.1 $92.70
10/31/2023367,900 shares $32.55 million +90.2%2.1%4.1 $88.48
10/15/2023193,400 shares $17.75 million +36.4%1.1%2.5 $91.80
9/30/2023141,800 shares $13.86 million -20.9%0.8%2 $97.75
9/15/2023179,300 shares $19.95 million +26.3%1.0%2.8 $111.25
8/31/2023142,000 shares $15.64 million +12.3%0.8%2.2 $110.13
8/15/2023126,500 shares $13.98 million +10.8%0.7%1.8 $110.54
7/31/2023114,200 shares $13.52 million -0.6%0.7%1.5 $118.39
7/15/2023114,900 shares $13.95 million -11.1%0.7%1.5 $121.45
6/30/2023129,300 shares $15.38 million -32.1%0.8%1.7 $118.97
6/15/2023190,500 shares $24.10 million +32.4%1.1%2.5 $126.52
5/31/2023143,900 shares $18.38 million +0.3%0.8%1.8 $127.70
5/15/2023143,500 shares $18.07 million -19.5%0.8%1.8 $125.95
4/30/2023178,200 shares $22.01 million -10.4%1.0%2.2 $123.50
4/15/2023198,800 shares $25.75 million -0.8%1.2%2.4 $129.55
3/31/2023200,400 shares $25.65 million -24.9%1.2%2.4 $127.99
3/15/2023266,700 shares $34.13 million +37.1%1.6%3.1 $127.99
2/28/2023194,500 shares $24.91 million -2.9%1.1%2.4 $128.09
2/15/2023200,200 shares $24.29 million -11.1%1.2%2.5 $121.35
1/31/2023225,200 shares $28.39 million +10.5%1.3%2.8 $126.08
1/15/2023203,900 shares $25.30 million -2.9%1.2%2.6 $124.10
12/30/2022210,000 shares $24.82 million -13.4%1.2%2.6 $118.18
12/15/2022242,600 shares $28.21 million +32.4%1.4%3 $116.29
11/30/2022183,300 shares $21.95 million -21.5%1.1%2.4 $119.73
11/15/2022233,400 shares $26.08 million -20.9%1.4%3.1 $111.72
10/31/2022295,100 shares $36.70 million +1.0%1.7%4.2 $124.38
10/15/2022292,200 shares $34.10 million -1.8%1.7%4.5 $116.69
9/30/2022297,500 shares $34.33 million -9.2%1.7%4.7 $115.39
9/15/2022327,700 shares $41.44 million +35.6%1.9%4.9 $126.46
8/31/2022241,600 shares $30.51 million -9.0%1.4%3.6 $126.30
8/15/2022265,400 shares $35.92 million -3.8%1.5%3.9 $135.35
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CPK Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Chesapeake Utilities' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Chesapeake Utilities shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of March 31st, investors have sold 416,100 shares of CPK short. Learn More on Chesapeake Utilities' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Chesapeake Utilities?

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. CPK shares currently have a short interest ratio of 3.0. Learn More on Chesapeake Utilities's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Chesapeake Utilities?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Chesapeake Utilities: Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Is Chesapeake Utilities' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Chesapeake Utilities saw a increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 416,100 shares, an increase of 1.8% from the previous total of 408,600 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 Chesapeake Utilities' short interest compare to its competitors?

Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "utilities" compare to Chesapeake Utilities: Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (3.48%), Pampa Energía S.A. (0.83%), American States Water (1.19%), California Water Service Group (2.08%), TransAlta Co. (1.08%), Avista Co. (3.80%), MGE Energy, Inc. (5.79%), VEON Ltd. (0.10%), Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (2.59%), MYR Group Inc. (2.68%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: TC Energy Co. ($4.49 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.94 billion), General Motors ($3.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.32 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.21 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($3.13 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($3.08 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.28 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.24 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.14 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Chesapeake Utilities stock?

Short selling CPK is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Chesapeake Utilities as its price is falling. CPK shares are trading down $0.04 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 Chesapeake Utilities?

A short squeeze for Chesapeake Utilities 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 CPK, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Chesapeake Utilities' 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 CPK, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2024.

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This page (NYSE:CPK) was last updated on 4/23/2024 by Staff

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