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VAALCO Energy (EGY) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$4.23
-0.01 (-0.24%)
(As of 02/23/2024 ET)

VAALCO Energy Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
2,240,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
2,210,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+1.36%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$9.54 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
2.9
Last Record Date
January 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
105,160,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
2.13%
Today's Trading Volume
578,044 shares
Average Trading Volume
602,237 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
96%
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VAALCO Energy Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/31/20242,240,000 shares $9.54 million +1.4%N/A2.9 $4.26
1/15/20242,210,000 shares $9.86 million +5.2%N/A2.8 $4.46
12/31/20232,100,000 shares $9.43 million +11.1%N/A2.5 $4.49
12/15/20231,890,000 shares $8.45 million -2.6%N/A2.3 $4.47
11/30/20231,940,000 shares $9.02 million -3.0%N/A2.2 $4.65
11/15/20232,000,000 shares $8.37 million -2.4%N/A2 $4.19
10/31/20232,050,000 shares $9.16 million -8.5%N/A1.9 $4.47
10/15/20232,240,000 shares $9.34 million -10.0%N/A2.1 $4.17
9/30/20232,490,000 shares $10.93 million -21.0%N/A2.3 $4.39
9/15/20233,150,000 shares $13.61 million +11.3%N/A3.1 $4.32
8/31/20232,830,000 shares $11.70 million -18.2%N/A2.7 $4.14
8/15/20233,460,000 shares $16.40 million -5.5%N/A3.4 $4.74
7/31/20233,660,000 shares $16.25 million -24.7%N/A3.5 $4.44
7/15/20234,860,000 shares $19.29 million -12.0%N/A4.2 $3.97
6/30/20235,520,000 shares $20.76 million +1.1%N/A4.3 $3.76
6/15/20235,460,000 shares $22.28 million +11.4%N/A3.8 $4.08
5/31/20234,900,000 shares $18.91 million -2.4%N/A3.1 $3.86
5/15/20235,020,000 shares $18.72 million +9.1%N/A3 $3.73
4/30/20234,600,000 shares $19.69 million -18.2%N/A2.8 $4.28
4/15/20235,620,000 shares $24.95 million +9.1%N/A3.6 $4.44
3/31/20235,150,000 shares $23.33 million -13.5%N/A3.3 $4.53
3/15/20235,950,000 shares $24.28 million +9.2%N/A4.2 $4.08
2/28/20235,450,000 shares $25.56 million +7.3%N/A3.3 $4.69
2/15/20235,080,000 shares $24.49 million +1.8%N/A3.1 $4.82
1/31/20234,990,000 shares $23.20 million -2.2%N/A2.8 $4.65
1/15/20235,100,000 shares $23.66 million -19.8%N/A2.6 $4.64
12/30/20226,360,000 shares $29.00 million +111.3%N/A2.8 $4.56
12/15/20223,010,000 shares $13.27 million -1.6%N/A1.2 $4.41
11/30/20223,060,000 shares $15.85 million -7.6%N/A1.3 $5.18
11/15/20223,310,000 shares $18.37 million +7.8%N/A1.4 $5.55
10/31/20223,070,000 shares $15.81 million -25.5%N/A1.4 $5.15
10/15/20224,120,000 shares $22.21 million -3.5%N/A1.8 $5.39
9/30/20224,270,000 shares $18.62 million -24.8%7.5%2.1 $4.36
9/15/20225,680,000 shares $26.41 million +2.9%10.0%2.7 $4.65
8/31/20225,520,000 shares $27.66 million -2.8%9.8%2.6 $5.01
8/15/20225,680,000 shares $28.51 million +6.0%10.1%2.6 $5.02
7/31/20225,360,000 shares $31.78 million +25.2%9.5%2.5 $5.93
7/15/20224,280,000 shares $22.30 million +12.0%7.6%2.1 $5.21
6/30/20223,820,000 shares $26.51 million +250.5%6.8%1.9 $6.94
6/15/20221,090,000 shares $8.77 million -8.4%2.0%0.6 $8.05













EGY Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is VAALCO Energy's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of VAALCO Energy shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of January 31st, traders have sold 2,240,000 shares of EGY short. Learn More on VAALCO Energy's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for VAALCO 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. EGY shares currently have a short interest ratio of 3.0. Learn More on VAALCO Energy's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting VAALCO Energy?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of VAALCO Energy: GTS Securities LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., and Simplex Trading LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Is VAALCO Energy's short interest increasing or decreasing?

VAALCO Energy saw a increase in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,240,000 shares, an increase of 1.4% from the previous total of 2,210,000 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 VAALCO Energy's short interest compare to its competitors?

Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "oils/energy" compare to VAALCO Energy: W&T Offshore, Inc. (19.77%), SandRidge Energy, Inc. (2.24%), Berry Co. (3.58%), SilverBow Resources, Inc. (7.27%), GeoPark Limited (1.08%), TETRA Technologies, Inc. (3.08%), TXO Partners L.P. (0.05%), Diversified Energy Company PLC (1.72%), Amplify Energy Corp. (2.89%), PrimeEnergy Resources Co. (0.52%),

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. ($4.48 billion), General Motors ($3.85 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.38 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.00 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($2.66 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.37 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.25 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.11 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.06 billion), and Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc. ($1.67 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short VAALCO Energy stock?

Short selling EGY is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from VAALCO Energy as its price is falling. EGY shares are trading down $0.01 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 VAALCO Energy?

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

How often is VAALCO 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 EGY, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 31 2024.



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This page (NYSE:EGY) was last updated on 2/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff