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NYSE:HP

Helmerich & Payne Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$29.38
+1.55 (+5.57 %)
(As of 02/24/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$28.01
Now: $29.38
$29.56
50-Day Range
$24.28
MA: $26.00
$28.20
52-Week Range
$12.40
Now: $29.38
$42.27
Volume2.66 million shs
Average Volume1.58 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.17 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.59%
Beta2.25

Short Interest

Helmerich & Payne (NYSE:HP) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:6,650,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:7,280,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-8.65%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$187.53 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:4.0
Last Record Date:January, 29 2021
Outstanding Shares:109,430,000 shares
Float Size:103,920,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:6.40%
Today's Trading Volume:2,659,536 shares
Average Trading Volume:1,576,831 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:68.66%


Helmerich & Payne (NYSE:HP) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/29/20216,650,000 shares $187.53 million -8.7%6.4%4.1 $28.20
1/15/20217,280,000 shares $179.52 million +2.3%7.0%4.3 $24.66
12/31/20206,540,000 shares $164.87 million +0.6%6.3%3.7 $25.21
12/15/20206,540,000 shares $163.70 million +0.6%6.3%3.7 $25.03
11/30/20206,500,000 shares $162.05 million +5.4%6.2%3.5 $24.93
11/15/20206,170,000 shares $140.49 million -10.8%5.9%3.3 $22.77
10/30/20206,920,000 shares $119.51 million +2.1%6.7%4 $17.27
10/15/20206,780,000 shares $101.56 million +5.0%6.5%3.9 $14.98
9/30/20206,460,000 shares $96.19 million -8.5%6.2%3.5 $14.89
9/15/20207,060,000 shares $99.97 million +13.7%6.8%3.9 $14.16
8/31/20206,210,000 shares $90.67 million -7.0%6.0%3.3 $14.60
8/14/20206,680,000 shares $111.89 million +21.5%6.4%3.1 $16.75
7/31/20205,500,000 shares $103.68 million -16.7%5.3%1.9 $18.85
7/15/20206,600,000 shares $117.68 million -7.6%6.4%1.9 $17.83
6/30/20207,140,000 shares $143.09 million +9.9%6.9%2 $20.04
6/15/20206,500,000 shares $121.94 million -15.8%6.3%1.7 $18.76
5/29/20207,720,000 shares $147.61 million +12.4%7.4%1.9 $19.12
5/15/20206,870,000 shares $138.29 million -24.6%6.6%1.7 $20.13
4/30/20209,110,000 shares $178.74 million -3.0%8.8%2.7 $19.62
4/15/20209,390,000 shares $170.71 million +9.1%8.8%3 $18.18
3/31/20208,610,000 shares $153.00 million -9.3%8.2%3.1 $17.77
3/13/20209,496,500 shares $182.14 million +50.3%9.0%4.5 $19.18
2/28/20206,320,000 shares $89.30 million -20.1%6.0%3 $14.13
2/14/20207,910,000 shares $165.64 million +27.4%7.5%3.9 $20.94
1/31/20206,210,000 shares $241.51 million +3.9%5.9%3 $38.89

Helmerich & Payne (NYSE:HP) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Helmerich & Payne's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Helmerich & Payne shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of January 29th, traders have sold 6,650,000 shares of HP short. 6.40% of Helmerich & Payne's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Helmerich & Payne?

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. Helmerich & Payne currently has a short interest ratio of 4.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Helmerich & Payne?

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. 6.40% of Helmerich & Payne's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Helmerich & Payne's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Helmerich & Payne saw a drop in short interest in the month of January. As of January 29th, there was short interest totaling 6,650,000 shares, a drop of 8.7% from the previous total of 7,280,000 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 Helmerich & Payne's float size?

Helmerich & Payne currently has issued a total of 107,855,000 shares. Some of Helmerich & Payne'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. Helmerich & Payne currently has a public float of 103,920,000 shares.

How does Helmerich & Payne's short interest compare to its competitors?

6.40% of Helmerich & Payne's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "drilling oil & gas wells" compare to Helmerich & Payne: Transocean Ltd. (12.93%), Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. (10.22%), Nabors Industries Ltd. (12.62%), Oasis Midstream Partners LP (1.48%), Precision Drilling Co. (1.99%), Borr Drilling Limited (0.71%), Independence Contract Drilling, Inc. (1.91%), Seadrill Limited (0.00%), Western Energy Services Corp. (0.00%), and Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (0.00%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Aon Plc ($5.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.03 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($4.99 billion), DuPont de Nemours, Inc. ($4.72 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.57 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.87 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($3.58 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.75 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.43 billion), and Palantir Technologies Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Helmerich & Payne stock?

Short selling HP is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Helmerich & Payne as its price is falling. Helmerich & Payne's stock is trading up $1.55 today. To short Helmerich & Payne 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 Helmerich & Payne 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 Helmerich & Payne?

A short squeeze for Helmerich & Payne occurs when it has a large amount of short interest and its stock appreciates in price. This forces short sellers to cover their short interest positions by buying actual shares of HP, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Helmerich & Payne'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 HP, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 29 2021.



This page was last updated on 2/24/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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