NYSE:GOLD

Barrick Gold Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$21.98
+0.87 (+4.12 %)
(As of 04/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$21.35
Now: $21.98
$22.20
50-Day Range
$18.67
MA: $20.24
$21.21
52-Week Range
$18.64
Now: $21.98
$31.22
Volume22.95 million shs
Average Volume19.75 million shs
Market Capitalization$39.09 billion
P/E Ratio12.93
Dividend Yield1.71%
Beta-0.02

Short Interest

Barrick Gold (NYSE:GOLD) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume13,440,000 shares
Previous Short Volume18,950,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-29.08%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$282.11 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.7
Last Record DateMarch, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares1,778,249,000 shares
Float Size1,770,000,000 shares
Short Percent of Float0.76%
Today's Trading Volume22,947,888 shares
Average Trading Volume19,752,188 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average16.18%

Short Interest Over Time


Barrick Gold (NYSE:GOLD) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/202113,440,000 shares $282.11 million -29.1%0.8%0.7 $20.99
3/15/202118,950,000 shares $379 million +17.8%1.1%1 $20.00
2/26/202116,090,000 shares $323.73 million +53.4%0.9%0.8 $20.12
2/12/202110,490,000 shares $195.85 million -2.4%0.6%0.5 $18.67
1/29/202110,750,000 shares $241.98 million -32.4%0.6%0.5 $22.51
1/15/202115,900,000 shares $355.52 million +23.0%0.9%0.8 $22.36
12/31/202011,580,000 shares $272.36 million -25.6%0.7%0.7 $23.52
12/15/202011,580,000 shares $281.16 million -25.6%0.7%0.7 $24.28
11/30/202015,570,000 shares $362.31 million +6.0%0.9%0.9 $23.27
11/15/202014,690,000 shares $339.93 million -10.4%0.8%0.8 $23.14
10/30/202016,390,000 shares $424.34 million +4.1%0.9%0.9 $25.89
10/15/202015,740,000 shares $426.40 million -8.3%0.9%0.9 $27.09
9/30/202017,170,000 shares $480.07 million -4.1%1.0%0.9 $27.96
9/15/202017,910,000 shares $496.11 million -22.1%N/A1 $27.70
8/31/202022,990,000 shares $697.98 million +34.5%N/A1.3 $30.36
8/14/202017,090,000 shares $501.25 million +12.9%N/A0.9 $29.33
7/31/202015,140,000 shares $454.05 million +2.6%N/A0.9 $29.99
7/15/202014,750,000 shares $426.42 million +3.3%N/A0.8 $28.91
6/30/202014,280,000 shares $406.12 million -27.0%N/A0.8 $28.44
6/15/202019,550,000 shares $522.77 million +2.6%N/A1 $26.74
5/29/202019,060,000 shares $490.03 million +0.4%N/A0.9 $25.71
5/15/202018,980,000 shares $455.52 million +2.9%N/A0.8 $24.00
4/30/202018,440,000 shares $441.08 million +2.5%N/A0.8 $23.92
4/15/202017,990,000 shares $468.10 million +4.5%N/A0.8 $26.02
3/31/202017,220,000 shares $466.66 million -25.3%N/A0.9 $27.10

Barrick Gold (NYSE:GOLD) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Barrick Gold's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Barrick Gold shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 31st, investors have sold 13,440,000 shares of GOLD short. 0.76% of Barrick Gold's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Barrick Gold?

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. Barrick Gold currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Barrick Gold?

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. 0.76% of Barrick Gold's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Barrick Gold's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Barrick Gold saw a drop in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 13,440,000 shares, a drop of 29.1% from the previous total of 18,950,000 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.

What is Barrick Gold's float size?

Barrick Gold currently has issued a total of 1,778,249,000 shares. Some of Barrick Gold's outstanding shares are available for trading, while others are subject to various restrictions. The public float, also referred to as floating shares or "the float", are shares that publicly owned, unrestricted and available to trade on the open market. Barrick Gold currently has a public float of 1,770,000,000 shares.

How does Barrick Gold's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.76% of Barrick Gold's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "gold & silver ores" compare to Barrick Gold: Newmont Co. (1.41%), Franco-Nevada Co. (1.17%), Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. (1.45%), Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (0.61%), Sibanye Stillwater Limited (0.53%), Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. (0.69%), Kinross Gold Co. (0.82%), AngloGold Ashanti Limited (0.00%), Gold Fields Limited (0.00%), and Pan American Silver Corp. (1.15%).

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 Barrick Gold stock?

Short selling GOLD is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Barrick Gold as its price is falling. Barrick Gold's stock is trading up $0.87 today. To short Barrick Gold 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 Barrick Gold 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 Barrick Gold?

A short squeeze for Barrick Gold 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 GOLD, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Barrick Gold'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 GOLD, 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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