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Chevron Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-3.40 (-3.56 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 08:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $92.09
50-Day Range
MA: $89.06
52-Week Range
Now: $92.09
Volume381,987 shs
Average Volume11.25 million shs
Market Capitalization$171.96 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield5.60%

Short Interest

Chevron (NYSE:CVX) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:17,400,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:16,540,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+5.20%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$1.59 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:2.0
Last Record Date:December, 31 2020
Outstanding Shares:1,900,000,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:0.00%
Today's Trading Volume:381,987 shares
Average Trading Volume:11,248,740 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-96.60%

Chevron (NYSE:CVX) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
12/31/202017,400,000 $1.59 billion 5.2%0.0%1.5$91.60
12/15/202017,400,000 $1.51 billion 5.2%0.0%1.5$87.00
11/30/202016,540,000 $1.44 billion 11.7%0.0%1.4$87.19
11/15/202014,810,000 $1.29 billion 3.1%0.0%1.3$87.18
10/30/202014,360,000 $1.19 billion -12.3%0.0%1.3$83.03
10/15/202016,370,000 $1.14 billion -15.9%0.0%1.6$69.51
9/30/202019,470,000 $1.43 billion -6.5%0.0%1.9$73.40
9/15/202020,830,000 $1.50 billion 10.5%1.1%2.2$71.83
8/31/202018,860,000 $1.47 billion 9.1%1.0%2.1$78.03
8/14/202017,280,000 $1.44 billion -3.2%0.9%2$83.08
7/31/202017,850,000 $1.62 billion 49.4%1.0%2$90.63
7/15/202011,950,000 $1.00 billion -4.4%0.6%1.3$83.94
6/30/202012,500,000 $1.13 billion -23.8%0.7%1.2$90.13
6/15/202016,410,000 $1.45 billion -7.4%0.9%1.3$88.14
5/29/202017,720,000 $1.55 billion -16.9%1.0%1.2$87.64
5/15/202021,330,000 $1.96 billion -6.2%1.1%1.4$91.70
4/30/202022,750,000 $2.14 billion 13.4%1.2%1.5$93.90
4/15/202020,060,000 $1.87 billion 20.6%1.1%1.4$93.37
3/31/202016,630,000 $1.45 billion -23.1%0.9%1.2$87.01
3/13/202021,634,300 $1.82 billion 29.8%1.2%2.6$84.31
2/28/202016,670,000 $903.85 million -21.3%0.9%2$54.22
2/14/202021,170,000 $1.80 billion 1.9%1.1%3.2$84.98
1/31/202020,780,000 $2.04 billion -1.6%1.1%3.3$98.04
1/15/202021,110,000 $2.35 billion -1.9%1.1%3.5$111.21
12/31/201921,510,000 $2.41 billion 6.0%1.1%3.8$111.85

Chevron (NYSE:CVX) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Chevron's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Chevron shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of December 31st, investors have sold 17,400,000 shares of CVX short. 0.00% of Chevron's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Chevron?

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. Chevron currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

Is Chevron's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Chevron saw a increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 17,400,000 shares, an increase of 5.2% from the previous total of 16,540,000 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 Chevron's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Chevron's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "petroleum refining" compare to Chevron: Exxon Mobil Co. (1.06%), (RDS.B) (0.05%), BP p.l.c. (0.23%), Equinor ASA (0.20%), China Petroleum & Chemical Co. (0.00%), ConocoPhillips (3.89%), Phillips 66 (2.21%), Marathon Petroleum Co. (0.00%), Suncor Energy Inc. (0.84%), and Valero Energy Co. (2.92%).

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 Chevron stock?

Short selling CVX is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Chevron as its price is falling. Chevron's stock is trading down $3.40 today. To short Chevron 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 Chevron 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 Chevron?

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

How often is Chevron'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 CVX, 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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