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Energy Transfer Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.30 (+2.97 %)
(As of 05/17/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume15.81 million shs
Average Volume21.74 million shs
Market Capitalization$28.14 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield6.03%

Short Interest

Energy Transfer (NYSE:ET) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume66,630,000 shares
Previous Short Volume65,340,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+1.97%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$534.37 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover3.2
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares2,703,496,000 shares
Short Percent of Float3.03%
Today's Trading Volume15,813,687 shares
Average Trading Volume21,738,904 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-27.26%

Short Interest Over Time

Energy Transfer (NYSE:ET) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/202166,630,000 shares $534.37 million +2.0%3.0%3.2 $8.02
3/31/202165,340,000 shares $507.04 million +76.8%2.9%2.9 $7.76
3/15/202136,950,000 shares $313.34 million -6.8%1.7%1.5 $8.48
2/26/202139,640,000 shares $319.50 million -29.5%1.8%1.6 $8.06
2/12/202156,220,000 shares $381.17 million +7.8%2.8%2.3 $6.78
1/29/202152,140,000 shares $334.22 million +3.7%2.6%2.2 $6.41
1/15/202150,300,000 shares $358.64 million -1.5%2.5%2 $7.13
12/31/202051,060,000 shares $314.53 million +12.5%2.5%2.1 $6.16
12/15/202045,390,000 shares $315.46 million -10.1%2.2%1.9 $6.95
11/30/202050,500,000 shares $321.18 million -4.4%2.5%2.2 $6.36
11/15/202052,800,000 shares $283.01 million -9.5%2.6%2.4 $5.36
10/30/202058,310,000 shares $308.46 million -14.1%2.9%2.9 $5.29
10/15/202067,850,000 shares $426.78 million +3.9%3.4%3.5 $6.29
9/30/202065,280,000 shares $353.82 million +20.6%3.2%3.4 $5.42
9/15/202054,110,000 shares $316.00 million +5.6%2.7%2.5 $5.84
8/31/202051,220,000 shares $328.83 million +14.2%2.5%2.2 $6.42
8/14/202044,870,000 shares $297.04 million +16.4%2.2%1.8 $6.62
7/31/202038,550,000 shares $252.50 million +32.8%1.9%1.4 $6.55
7/15/202029,040,000 shares $192.24 million -16.7%1.4%1 $6.62
6/30/202034,880,000 shares $248.35 million -29.6%1.7%1.1 $7.12
6/15/202049,510,000 shares $403.01 million +13.7%2.5%1.4 $8.14
5/29/202043,540,000 shares $355.29 million +1.6%2.2%1.1 $8.16
5/15/202042,870,000 shares $308.66 million -13.2%2.1%1 $7.20
4/30/202049,380,000 shares $414.79 million -25.3%2.4%1.2 $8.40
4/15/202066,110,000 shares $389.39 million -32.5%2.9%1.8 $5.89

Energy Transfer (NYSE:ET) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Energy Transfer's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Energy Transfer shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of April 15th, investors have sold 66,630,000 shares of ET short. 3.03% of Energy Transfer's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Energy Transfer?

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. Energy Transfer currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Energy Transfer?

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. 3.03% of Energy Transfer's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Energy Transfer's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Energy Transfer saw a increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 66,630,000 shares, an increase of 2.0% from the previous total of 65,340,000 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 Energy Transfer's short interest compare to its competitors?

3.03% of Energy Transfer's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "natural gas transmission" compare to Energy Transfer: Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (2.56%), TC Energy Co. (0.46%), National Grid plc (0.00%), Kinder Morgan, Inc. (1.41%), The Williams Companies, Inc. (0.00%), Western Midstream Partners, LP (1.76%), Targa Resources Corp. (1.30%), DCP Midstream, LP (4.30%), Antero Midstream Co. (2.59%), and Enable Midstream Partners, LP (5.65%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Analog Devices, Inc. ($5.85 billion), Aon plc ($5.61 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.44 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.49 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($3.35 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.53 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.48 billion), Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.39 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.26 billion), and Nuance Communications, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Energy Transfer stock?

Short selling ET is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Energy Transfer as its price is falling. Energy Transfer's stock is trading up $0.30 today. To short Energy Transfer 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 Energy Transfer 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 Energy Transfer?

A short squeeze for Energy Transfer 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 ET, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Energy Transfer'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 ET, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 5/18/2021 by Staff
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