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HollyFrontier Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-1.20 (-3.14 %)
(As of 03/2/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $36.98
50-Day Range
MA: $31.56
52-Week Range
Now: $36.98
Volume1.76 million shs
Average Volume2.44 million shs
Market Capitalization$6.01 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.67%

Short Interest

HollyFrontier (NYSE:HFC) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume9,290,000 shares
Previous Short Volume10,340,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-10.15%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$351.91 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover3.3
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares170,770,000 shares
Float Size160,300,000 shares
Short Percent of Float5.80%
Today's Trading Volume1,763,490 shares
Average Trading Volume2,441,763 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-27.78%

Short Interest Over Time

HollyFrontier (NYSE:HFC) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/20219,290,000 shares $351.91 million -10.2%5.8%3.3 $37.88
1/29/202110,340,000 shares $328.09 million +6.9%6.5%3.4 $31.73
1/15/20219,670,000 shares $287.59 million -12.9%6.0%3.1 $29.74
12/31/20208,290,000 shares $214.38 million -22.7%5.2%2.7 $25.86
12/15/20208,290,000 shares $212.06 million -22.7%5.2%2.7 $25.58
11/30/202010,730,000 shares $270.61 million +20.4%6.7%3.7 $25.22
11/15/20208,910,000 shares $208.40 million -6.1%5.6%2.9 $23.39
10/30/20209,490,000 shares $210.11 million -5.8%5.9%3.2 $22.14
10/15/202010,070,000 shares $187.00 million +13.7%6.3%3.6 $18.57
9/30/20208,860,000 shares $175.87 million +1.6%5.5%3.2 $19.85
9/15/20208,720,000 shares $175.71 million -19.0%5.4%3.2 $20.15
8/31/202010,760,000 shares $223.92 million +13.6%6.7%4.1 $20.81
8/14/20209,470,000 shares $226.90 million +35.7%5.9%4.2 $23.96
7/31/20206,980,000 shares $185.46 million -9.8%4.4%3.2 $26.57
7/15/20207,740,000 shares $212.85 million +6.9%4.8%3.6 $27.50
6/30/20207,240,000 shares $195.34 million +15.5%4.5%3.3 $26.98
6/15/20206,270,000 shares $173.74 million -6.1%3.9%2.6 $27.71
5/29/20206,680,000 shares $197.59 million +1.2%4.2%2.3 $29.58
5/15/20206,600,000 shares $207.57 million -10.6%4.1%2.1 $31.45
4/30/20207,380,000 shares $243.98 million +5.9%4.6%2.4 $33.06
4/15/20206,970,000 shares $210.56 million -6.1%4.3%2.1 $30.21
3/31/20207,420,000 shares $211.92 million -10.8%4.6%2.4 $28.56
3/13/20208,320,100 shares $219.82 million +1.5%5.2%3.6 $26.42
2/28/20208,200,000 shares $153.01 million +15.3%5.1%3.5 $18.66
2/14/20207,110,000 shares $169.72 million +4.6%4.4%3.6 $23.87

HollyFrontier (NYSE:HFC) Short Interest FAQ

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What is HollyFrontier's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of HollyFrontier shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 12th, traders have sold 9,290,000 shares of HFC short. 5.80% of HollyFrontier's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for HollyFrontier?

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. HollyFrontier currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for HollyFrontier?

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. 5.80% of HollyFrontier's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is HollyFrontier's short interest increasing or decreasing?

HollyFrontier saw a decline in short interest in February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 9,290,000 shares, a decline of 10.2% from the previous total of 10,340,000 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.

What is HollyFrontier's float size?

HollyFrontier currently has issued a total of 162,415,000 shares. Some of HollyFrontier'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. HollyFrontier currently has a public float of 160,300,000 shares.

How does HollyFrontier's short interest compare to its competitors?

5.80% of HollyFrontier's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "oil & gas refining & marketing" compare to HollyFrontier: Marathon Petroleum Co. (4.54%), Phillips 66 (2.69%), Valero Energy Co. (2.34%), Amyris, Inc. (0.00%), Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (0.00%), Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (4.63%), CVR Energy, Inc. (1.64%), World Fuel Services Co. (3.03%), PBF Energy Inc. (19.58%), and Delek US Holdings, Inc. (5.33%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: ViacomCBS Inc. ($6.50 billion), Aon Plc ($5.58 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.30 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.97 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.80 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.84 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.40 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.35 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.07 billion), and The Kroger Co. ($2.00 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short HollyFrontier stock?

Short selling HFC is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from HollyFrontier as its price is falling. HollyFrontier's stock is trading down $1.20 today. To short HollyFrontier 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 HollyFrontier 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 HollyFrontier?

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

How often is HollyFrontier'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 HFC, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.

This page was last updated on 3/3/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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