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S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
Conservative Brazilians laud Elon Musk at rally in support of ex-president Bolsonaro
Tens of thousands of Colombians protest against the leftist president's reform agenda
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
Conservative Brazilians laud Elon Musk at rally in support of ex-president Bolsonaro
Tens of thousands of Colombians protest against the leftist president's reform agenda
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
Conservative Brazilians laud Elon Musk at rally in support of ex-president Bolsonaro
Tens of thousands of Colombians protest against the leftist president's reform agenda

Hess (HES) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$154.35
+2.57 (+1.69%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)

Hess Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
5,800,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
5,190,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+11.75%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$885.31 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
2.1
Last Record Date
March 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
308,100,000 shares
Float Size
277,400,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
2.09%
Today's Trading Volume
2,551,024 shares
Average Trading Volume
1,718,416 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
148%
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HES Short Interest Over Time

HES Days to Cover Over Time

HES Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Hess Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/20245,800,000 shares $885.31 million +11.8%2.1%2.1 $152.64
3/15/20245,190,000 shares $782.96 million -19.0%1.9%1.9 $150.86
2/29/20246,410,000 shares $934.26 million +5.1%2.3%2 $145.75
2/15/20246,100,000 shares $902.74 million No Change2.2%1.9 $147.99
1/31/20246,100,000 shares $857.23 million +3.0%2.2%1.9 $140.53
1/15/20245,920,000 shares $839.28 million -12.9%2.1%1.5 $141.77
12/31/20236,800,000 shares $980.29 million +19.3%2.5%1.8 $144.16
12/15/20235,700,000 shares $824.16 million +31.0%2.1%1.5 $144.59
11/30/20234,350,000 shares $611.44 million +12.4%1.6%1.2 $140.56
11/15/20233,870,000 shares $557.94 million +36.3%1.4%1.3 $144.17
10/31/20232,840,000 shares $410.01 million -9.0%1.0%1.1 $144.37
10/15/20233,120,000 shares $502.26 million +6.1%1.1%1.5 $160.98
9/30/20232,940,000 shares $449.82 million -27.4%1.1%1.7 $153.00
9/15/20234,050,000 shares $649.42 million +30.7%1.5%2.4 $160.35
8/31/20233,100,000 shares $478.95 million -19.7%1.1%1.9 $154.50
8/15/20233,860,000 shares $600.29 million +2.1%1.4%2.3 $155.52
7/31/20233,780,000 shares $573.54 million +11.2%1.4%2.2 $151.73
7/15/20233,400,000 shares $459.88 million +3.0%1.2%2 $135.26
6/30/20233,300,000 shares $448.64 million -23.3%1.2%2.1 $135.95
6/15/20234,300,000 shares $583.98 million +3.9%1.6%2.7 $135.81
5/31/20234,140,000 shares $524.41 million -2.6%1.5%2.4 $126.67
5/15/20234,250,000 shares $572.22 million +6.5%1.5%2.5 $134.64
4/30/20233,990,000 shares $578.79 million -14.0%1.4%2.3 $145.06
4/15/20234,640,000 shares $691.04 million -7.9%1.7%2.6 $148.93
3/31/20235,040,000 shares $666.99 million +27.3%1.8%2.7 $132.34
3/15/20233,960,000 shares $462.53 million -5.7%1.4%2.3 $116.80
2/28/20234,200,000 shares $565.74 million +2.7%1.5%2.6 $134.70
2/15/20234,090,000 shares $597.18 million -12.4%1.5%2.4 $146.01
1/31/20234,670,000 shares $701.25 million -15.4%1.7%2.7 $150.16
1/15/20235,520,000 shares $840.20 million +3.6%2.0%3 $152.21
12/30/20225,330,000 shares $755.90 million -7.5%1.9%2.9 $141.82
12/15/20225,760,000 shares $775.70 million -4.8%2.1%2.8 $134.67
11/30/20226,050,000 shares $870.66 million +8.6%2.2%2.8 $143.91
11/15/20225,570,000 shares $832.38 million -8.8%2.0%2.7 $149.44
10/31/20226,110,000 shares $862.00 million +3.4%2.2%3.1 $141.08
10/15/20225,910,000 shares $724.51 million +5.2%2.1%3.1 $122.59
9/30/20225,620,000 shares $612.52 million -11.8%2.0%3 $108.99
9/15/20226,370,000 shares $795.93 million -8.9%2.3%3.3 $124.95
8/31/20226,990,000 shares $844.25 million -0.6%2.5%3.3 $120.78
8/15/20227,030,000 shares $783.56 million -4.4%2.5%3.3 $111.46
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HES Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hess' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Hess shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of March 31st, investors have sold 5,800,000 shares of HES short. 2.09% of Hess' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Hess' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Hess?

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. HES shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on Hess's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Hess?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Hess: Portman Square Capital LLP, Bluefin Capital Management LLC, GTS Securities LLC, Barclays PLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., HAP Trading LLC, Caas Capital Management LP, Citadel Advisors LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Balyasny Asset Management L.P., Verition Fund Management LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., Bardin Hill Management Partners LP, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Optiver Holding B.V., Eisler Capital UK Ltd., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, IMC Chicago LLC, UBS Group AG, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., Segantii Capital Management Ltd, and Simplex Trading LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Hess?

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. 2.09% of Hess' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Hess' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Hess saw a increase in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 5,800,000 shares, an increase of 11.8% from the previous total of 5,190,000 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 Hess' float size?

Hess currently has issued a total of 308,100,000 shares. Some of Hess' 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. Hess currently has a public float of 277,400,000 shares.

How does Hess' short interest compare to its competitors?

2.09% of Hess' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies compare to Hess: Western Midstream Partners, LP (3.04%), Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. (10.21%), California Resources Co. (12.48%), Callon Petroleum (16.01%), VAALCO Energy, Inc. (2.72%), PHX Minerals Inc. (0.31%), Mesa Royalty Trust (0.43%), Hess Midstream LP (1.93%), CONSOL Energy Inc. (8.13%), Summit Midstream Partners, LP (0.73%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: TC Energy Co. ($4.49 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.94 billion), General Motors ($3.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.32 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.21 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($3.13 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($3.08 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.28 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.24 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.14 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Hess stock?

Short selling HES is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Hess as its price is falling. HES shares are trading up $2.57 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 Hess?

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

How often is Hess' 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 HES, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2024.



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