NYSE:FE

FirstEnergy Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$35.52
+0.36 (+1.02 %)
(As of 04/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$35.13
Now: $35.52
$35.58
50-Day Range
$32.81
MA: $34.33
$35.56
52-Week Range
$22.85
Now: $35.52
$46.36
Volume2.37 million shs
Average Volume4.61 million shs
Market Capitalization$19.32 billion
P/E Ratio26.31
Dividend Yield4.44%
Beta0.2

Short Interest

FirstEnergy (NYSE:FE) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume21,710,000 shares
Previous Short Volume20,580,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+5.49%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$753.12 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover4.7
Last Record DateMarch, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares532,090,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted3.99%
Today's Trading Volume2,365,068 shares
Average Trading Volume4,611,838 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-48.72%

Short Interest Over Time


FirstEnergy (NYSE:FE) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/202121,710,000 shares $753.12 million +5.5%N/A4.7 $34.69
3/15/202120,580,000 shares $705.28 million +6.2%N/A4.2 $34.27
2/26/202119,380,000 shares $669.58 million +1.9%N/A3.8 $34.55
2/12/202119,020,000 shares $630.32 million +14.9%N/A3.3 $33.14
1/29/202116,560,000 shares $525.78 million -1.8%N/A2.8 $31.75
1/15/202116,870,000 shares $520.61 million +3.8%N/A2.7 $30.86
12/31/202019,220,000 shares $580.44 million +6.1%N/A3 $30.20
12/15/202019,220,000 shares $573.52 million +6.1%N/A3 $29.84
11/30/202018,120,000 shares $549.76 million +20.0%N/A2.9 $30.34
11/15/202015,100,000 shares $401.06 million -5.7%N/A2.5 $26.56
10/30/202016,010,000 shares $472.46 million +33.3%N/A2.9 $29.51
10/15/202012,010,000 shares $401.01 million +14.9%N/A2 $33.39
9/30/202010,450,000 shares $327.19 million -3.2%N/A1.1 $31.31
9/15/202010,790,000 shares $308.59 million -9.1%N/A1.1 $28.60
8/31/202011,870,000 shares $344.94 million -6.5%N/A1.2 $29.06
8/14/202012,700,000 shares $358.90 million +113.8%N/A1.3 $28.26
7/31/20205,940,000 shares $172.56 million -17.2%N/A0.6 $29.05
7/15/20207,170,000 shares $207.93 million +19.3%N/A0.9 $29.00
6/30/20206,010,000 shares $177.17 million -3.2%N/A1.6 $29.48
6/15/20206,210,000 shares $247.41 million -8.1%N/A1.6 $39.84
5/29/20206,760,000 shares $255.39 million -6.9%N/A1.5 $37.78
5/15/20207,260,000 shares $306.81 million +24.5%N/A1.5 $42.26
4/30/20205,830,000 shares $241.13 million +3.4%N/A1.2 $41.36
4/15/20205,640,000 shares $227.97 million -6.8%N/A1.2 $40.42
3/31/20206,050,000 shares $256.04 million -14.3%N/A1.3 $42.32

FirstEnergy (NYSE:FE) Short Interest FAQ

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What is FirstEnergy's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of FirstEnergy shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 31st, investors have sold 21,710,000 shares of FE short.

What is a good short interest ratio for FirstEnergy?

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. FirstEnergy currently has a short interest ratio of 5.0.

Is FirstEnergy's short interest increasing or decreasing?

FirstEnergy saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 21,710,000 shares, an increase of 5.5% from the previous total of 20,580,000 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 FirstEnergy's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of FirstEnergy's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "electric utilities" compare to FirstEnergy: NextEra Energy, Inc. (0.00%), Duke Energy Co. (0.00%), The Southern Company (0.00%), Eversource Energy (0.00%), Edison International (0.00%), PPL Co. (1.56%), Entergy Co. (0.00%), Pinnacle West Capital Co. (0.00%), OGE Energy Corp. (1.27%), and IDACORP, Inc. (2.05%).

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. ($5.84 billion), Aon plc ($5.47 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.36 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.99 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.77 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.90 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.43 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.38 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.28 billion), and Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short FirstEnergy stock?

Short selling FE is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from FirstEnergy as its price is falling. FirstEnergy's stock is trading up $0.36 today. To short FirstEnergy 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 FirstEnergy 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 FirstEnergy?

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

How often is FirstEnergy'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 FE, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2021.



This page was last updated on 4/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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