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Marathon Petroleum (MPC) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$169.54
+1.79 (+1.07%)
(As of 02/23/2024 08:53 PM ET)

Marathon Petroleum Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
8,080,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
8,290,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-2.53%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$1.34 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
2.6
Last Record Date
January 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
379,700,000 shares
Float Size
378,850,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
2.13%
Today's Trading Volume
1,929,200 shares
Average Trading Volume
2,862,676 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
67%
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Marathon Petroleum Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/31/20248,080,000 shares $1.34 billion -2.5%2.1%2.6 $165.60
1/15/20248,290,000 shares $1.31 billion -6.8%2.2%2.7 $157.46
12/31/20238,890,000 shares $1.32 billion -12.8%2.4%2.9 $148.36
12/15/202310,190,000 shares $1.51 billion -2.7%2.7%3.3 $148.48
11/30/202310,470,000 shares $1.56 billion +5.9%2.8%3.3 $149.19
11/15/20239,890,000 shares $1.49 billion +1.3%2.6%3.1 $150.33
10/31/20239,760,000 shares $1.48 billion -4.3%2.6%2.9 $151.18
10/15/202310,200,000 shares $1.51 billion -6.1%2.6%2.9 $148.20
9/30/202310,860,000 shares $1.64 billion -18.4%2.7%3.1 $151.34
9/15/202313,310,000 shares $2.05 billion +2.1%3.3%4 $153.81
8/31/202313,040,000 shares $1.86 billion +6.1%3.3%3.9 $142.77
8/15/202312,290,000 shares $1.75 billion +15.1%3.1%3.5 $142.62
7/31/202310,680,000 shares $1.42 billion -3.4%2.7%3 $133.06
7/15/202311,050,000 shares $1.31 billion +3.1%2.6%3 $118.41
6/30/202310,720,000 shares $1.25 billion -12.1%2.5%2.9 $116.59
6/15/202312,190,000 shares $1.39 billion -5.0%2.9%3.1 $113.86
5/31/202312,830,000 shares $1.35 billion +4.1%3.0%3 $104.91
5/15/202312,320,000 shares $1.36 billion +2.8%2.9%3 $110.63
4/30/202311,980,000 shares $1.46 billion +4.0%2.8%2.9 $122.00
4/15/202311,520,000 shares $1.51 billion +1.4%2.6%2.9 $130.78
3/31/202311,360,000 shares $1.53 billion -7.0%2.6%2.9 $134.83
3/15/202312,210,000 shares $1.50 billion +3.7%2.8%3.2 $122.69
2/28/202311,770,000 shares $1.45 billion -4.3%2.7%3 $123.60
2/15/202312,300,000 shares $1.56 billion -3.9%2.6%3.2 $127.11
1/31/202312,800,000 shares $1.65 billion +3.3%2.7%3.3 $128.52
1/15/202312,390,000 shares $1.51 billion -1.7%2.7%3.3 $121.93
12/30/202212,610,000 shares $1.47 billion -13.8%2.7%3.4 $116.39
12/15/202214,630,000 shares $1.62 billion -3.9%3.1%3.9 $110.87
11/30/202215,230,000 shares $1.86 billion +18.8%3.3%3.8 $121.81
11/15/202212,820,000 shares $1.54 billion -7.2%2.7%3.2 $120.00
10/31/202213,810,000 shares $1.57 billion +3.8%3.0%3.3 $113.62
10/15/202213,300,000 shares $1.38 billion -14.2%2.7%3 $104.10
9/30/202215,500,000 shares $1.54 billion -7.1%3.1%3.4 $99.33
9/15/202216,680,000 shares $1.60 billion +1.5%3.4%3.2 $96.14
8/31/202216,430,000 shares $1.66 billion +19.2%3.3%2.8 $100.75
8/15/202213,780,000 shares $1.32 billion -14.3%2.8%2.2 $95.79
7/31/202216,080,000 shares $1.47 billion -3.1%3.0%2.4 $91.66
7/15/202216,590,000 shares $1.40 billion +5.0%3.1%2.5 $84.42
6/30/202215,800,000 shares $1.30 billion -5.1%2.9%2.4 $82.21
6/15/202216,650,000 shares $1.65 billion +0.1%3.1%2.5 $98.90













MPC Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Marathon Petroleum's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Marathon Petroleum shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of January 31st, investors have sold 8,080,000 shares of MPC short. 2.13% of Marathon Petroleum's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Marathon Petroleum's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Marathon Petroleum?

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. MPC shares currently have a short interest ratio of 3.0. Learn More on Marathon Petroleum's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Marathon Petroleum?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Marathon Petroleum: Readystate Asset Management LP, GTS Securities LLC, Barclays PLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, Paloma Partners Management Co, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Caas Capital Management LP, Citadel Advisors LLC, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, MGO One Seven LLC, Balyasny Asset Management L.P., Nomura Holdings Inc., Capital Fund Management S.A., PEAK6 Investments LLC, Optiver Holding B.V., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, IMC Chicago LLC, UBS Group AG, BNP Paribas Financial Markets, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., Genus Capital Management Inc., Simplex Trading LLC, XR Securities LLC, SpiderRock Advisors LLC, Portman Square Capital LLP, Cutler Group LLC CA, SG Americas Securities LLC, and Citigroup Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Marathon Petroleum?

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. 2.13% of Marathon Petroleum's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Marathon Petroleum's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Marathon Petroleum saw a decrease in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 8,080,000 shares, a decrease of 2.5% from the previous total of 8,290,000 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 Marathon Petroleum's float size?

Marathon Petroleum currently has issued a total of 379,700,000 shares. Some of Marathon Petroleum'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. Marathon Petroleum currently has a public float of 378,850,000 shares.

How does Marathon Petroleum's short interest compare to its competitors?

2.13% of Marathon Petroleum's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "oils/energy" compare to Marathon Petroleum: Phillips 66 (2.19%), Equinor ASA (0.36%), Hess Co. (2.20%), Suncor Energy Inc. (1.08%), BP p.l.c. (0.18%), ConocoPhillips (1.01%), EOG Resources, Inc. (1.16%), Canadian Natural Resources Limited (2.29%), Schlumberger Limited (1.25%), Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (1.21%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: T-Mobile US, Inc. ($4.48 billion), General Motors ($3.85 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.38 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.00 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($2.66 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.37 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.25 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.11 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.06 billion), and Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc. ($1.67 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Marathon Petroleum stock?

Short selling MPC is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Marathon Petroleum as its price is falling. MPC shares are trading up $1.79 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 Marathon Petroleum?

A short squeeze for Marathon Petroleum 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 MPC, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Marathon Petroleum'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 MPC, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 31 2024.



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This page (NYSE:MPC) was last updated on 2/26/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff