Kosmos Energy (KOS) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

-0.11 (-1.84%)
(As of 04/22/2024 ET)

Kosmos Energy Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
Previous Short Volume
Change Vs. Previous Month
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$230.18 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
Last Record Date
March 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
Today's Trading Volume
Average Trading Volume
Today's Volume Vs. Average
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KOS Short Interest Over Time

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Kosmos Energy Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/202438,620,000 shares $230.18 million +8.7%N/A4.9 $5.96
3/15/202435,520,000 shares $203.00 million +37.6%N/A5.2 $5.72
2/29/202425,820,000 shares $158.41 million -0.2%N/A4.1 $6.14
2/15/202425,860,000 shares $155.16 million +8.0%N/A5.3 $6.00
1/31/202423,950,000 shares $145.26 million -3.9%N/A5.1 $6.07
1/15/202424,930,000 shares $162.05 million +12.1%N/A5.7 $6.50
12/31/202322,240,000 shares $149.23 million -0.2%N/A5.1 $6.71
12/15/202322,280,000 shares $145.71 million +10.3%N/A4.7 $6.54
11/30/202320,200,000 shares $137.06 million -9.6%N/A4.2 $6.79
11/15/202322,350,000 shares $155.67 million +7.0%N/A4.7 $6.97
10/31/202320,880,000 shares $151.17 million -8.5%N/A4.4 $7.24
10/15/202322,820,000 shares $175.94 million -1.6%N/A4.6 $7.71
9/30/202323,180,000 shares $189.61 million -2.4%N/A4.8 $8.18
9/15/202323,750,000 shares $170.53 million +0.7%N/A5 $7.18
8/31/202323,580,000 shares $171.66 million -6.3%N/A4.7 $7.28
8/15/202325,170,000 shares $183.49 million -1.3%N/A4.9 $7.29
7/31/202325,490,000 shares $181.11 million -7.5%N/A4.7 $7.11
7/15/202327,550,000 shares $172.74 million +7.0%N/A5.3 $6.27
6/30/202325,750,000 shares $154.24 million +10.1%N/A5 $5.99
6/15/202323,390,000 shares $146.42 million -0.3%N/A4.6 $6.26
5/31/202323,460,000 shares $139.94 million +3.9%N/A4.5 $5.97
5/15/202322,590,000 shares $138.93 million +11.8%N/A4.1 $6.15
4/30/202320,210,000 shares $129.34 million -9.2%N/A3.4 $6.40
4/15/202322,250,000 shares $168.21 million -2.5%N/A3.6 $7.56
3/31/202322,820,000 shares $169.78 million -17.7%N/A3.5 $7.44
3/15/202327,740,000 shares $172.27 million +17.2%N/A4.3 $6.21
2/28/202323,680,000 shares $186.36 million +6.8%N/A3.8 $7.87
2/15/202322,180,000 shares $175.67 million -2.9%N/A3.7 $7.92
1/31/202322,850,000 shares $180.74 million +7.4%N/A3.9 $7.91
1/15/202321,270,000 shares $162.08 million +2.8%N/A4 $7.62
12/30/202220,690,000 shares $131.59 million -8.0%N/A3.9 $6.36
12/15/202222,480,000 shares $130.61 million +4.1%N/A3.9 $5.81
11/30/202221,590,000 shares $143.57 million -7.9%N/A3.6 $6.65
11/15/202223,430,000 shares $162.84 million -4.3%N/A3.7 $6.95
10/31/202224,490,000 shares $158.94 million -12.7%N/A3.7 $6.49
10/15/202228,060,000 shares $159.66 million -8.7%N/A4.2 $5.69
9/30/202230,720,000 shares $158.82 million +14.2%N/A4.5 $5.17
9/15/202226,900,000 shares $181.84 million +15.6%N/A3.9 $6.76
8/31/202223,280,000 shares $164.59 million -10.7%N/A3.2 $7.07
8/15/202226,080,000 shares $160.91 million +2.8%N/A3.3 $6.17
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KOS Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kosmos Energy's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Kosmos Energy shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of March 31st, traders have sold 38,620,000 shares of KOS short. Learn More on Kosmos Energy's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Kosmos Energy?

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. KOS shares currently have a short interest ratio of 5.0. Learn More on Kosmos Energy's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Kosmos Energy?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Kosmos Energy: Portman Square Capital LLP. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Is Kosmos Energy's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Kosmos Energy saw a increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 38,620,000 shares, an increase of 8.7% from the previous total of 35,520,000 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 Kosmos Energy's short interest compare to its competitors?

Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "oils/energy" compare to Kosmos Energy: Comstock Resources, Inc. (32.13%), SilverBow Resources, Inc. (6.74%), SM Energy (9.22%), Southwestern Energy (3.58%), Matador Resources (8.61%), Range Resources Co. (6.33%), Black Stone Minerals, L.P. (2.66%), Atlas Energy Solutions Inc. (10.20%), Talos Energy Inc. (6.85%), CNX Resources Co. (18.89%),

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 Kosmos Energy stock?

Short selling KOS is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Kosmos Energy as its price is falling. KOS shares are trading down $0.11 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 Kosmos Energy?

A short squeeze for Kosmos Energy 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 KOS, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Kosmos Energy'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 KOS, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2024.

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This page (NYSE:KOS) was last updated on 4/22/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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