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NYSE:MUSA

Murphy USA - MUSA Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$266.64
+0.71 (+0.27%)
(As of 09/26/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$265.07
$269.65
50-Day Range
$264.81
$299.84
52-Week Range
$159.97
$303.09
Volume
400,116 shs
Average Volume
314,750 shs
Market Capitalization
$6.23 billion
P/E Ratio
12.22
Dividend Yield
0.48%
Price Target
$276.67

Murphy USA Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
2,240,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
2,010,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+11.44%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$649.98 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
6.9
Last Record Date
August 31, 2022
Outstanding Shares
23,352,000 shares
Float Size
21,400,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
10.47%
Today's Trading Volume
400,116 shares
Average Trading Volume
314,750 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
27.12%
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MUSA Short Interest Over Time

MUSA Days to Cover Over Time

MUSA Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time



Murphy USA (NYSE:MUSA) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
8/31/20222,240,000 shares $649.98 million +11.4%10.5%6.9 $290.17
8/15/20222,010,000 shares $587.20 million -13.0%9.4%6 $292.14
7/31/20222,310,000 shares $656.87 million +0.9%10.8%6.5 $284.36
7/15/20222,290,000 shares $625.22 million +9.1%N/A6.5 $273.02
6/30/20222,100,000 shares $489.03 million +5.0%N/A5.7 $232.87
6/15/20222,000,000 shares $461.68 million +13.6%N/A5.7 $230.84
5/31/20221,760,000 shares $438.45 million +8.0%7.9%5.4 $249.12
5/15/20221,630,000 shares $405.54 million +7.2%7.3%5 $248.80
4/30/20221,520,000 shares $355.07 million +3.4%6.8%4.9 $233.60
4/15/20221,470,000 shares $337.06 million -6.4%6.6%4.8 $229.29
3/31/20221,570,000 shares $313.94 million -4.3%7.0%5.7 $199.96
3/15/20221,640,000 shares $308.40 million +30.2%7.2%6.3 $188.05
2/28/20221,260,000 shares $227.73 million +5.9%5.5%5.1 $180.74
2/15/20221,190,000 shares $214.00 million +3.5%5.2%5.3 $179.83
1/31/20221,150,000 shares $226.16 million -1.7%4.9%5.2 $196.66
1/15/20221,170,000 shares $225.01 million +1.7%5.0%5.5 $192.32
12/31/20211,150,000 shares $229.13 million -3.4%4.9%5.7 $199.24
12/15/20211,190,000 shares $228.44 million -4.8%5.0%5.7 $191.97
11/30/20211,250,000 shares $216.66 million -16.1%5.3%5.6 $173.33
11/15/20211,490,000 shares $268.62 million +18.3%6.3%6.8 $180.28
10/29/20211,260,000 shares $205.32 million -2.3%5.3%6.1 $162.95
10/15/20211,290,000 shares $214.00 million +3.2%5.4%6.5 $165.89
9/30/20211,250,000 shares $209.08 million No Change5.2%6.2 $167.26
9/15/20211,250,000 shares $185.86 million -11.4%5.2%6 $148.69
8/31/20211,410,000 shares $218.94 million +14.6%5.9%6.8 $155.28
8/13/20211,230,000 shares $188.02 million -8.9%5.2%5.7 $152.86
7/30/20211,350,000 shares $199.14 million -7.5%5.6%5.5 $147.51
7/15/20211,460,000 shares $205.14 million +7.4%5.9%5.6 $140.51
6/30/20211,360,000 shares $181.38 million -12.3%5.5%5.1 $133.37
6/15/20211,550,000 shares $212.38 million +3.3%6.2%5.4 $137.02
5/28/20211,500,000 shares $202.22 million No Change6.0%5.2 $134.81
5/14/20211,500,000 shares $210.09 million +4.9%6.0%4.9 $140.06
4/30/20211,430,000 shares $198.58 million -13.9%5.7%4.7 $138.87
4/15/20211,660,000 shares $231.77 million -4.6%6.6%5.5 $139.62
3/31/20211,740,000 shares $262.51 million -1.7%7.0%5.6 $150.87
3/15/20211,770,000 shares $228.70 million +9.3%7.0%5.9 $129.21
2/26/20211,620,000 shares $202.32 million +11.7%6.4%5.9 $124.89
2/12/20211,450,000 shares $182.57 million -4.0%5.7%5.2 $125.91
1/29/20211,510,000 shares $190.03 million +15.3%6.0%5.5 $125.85
1/15/20211,310,000 shares $162.48 million No Change4.9%4.7 $124.03
12/31/20201,310,000 shares $171.03 million +14.9%4.9%5.2 $130.56
12/15/20201,140,000 shares $145.66 million -1.7%4.3%4.5 $127.77
11/30/20201,160,000 shares $149.40 million -13.4%4.4%4.5 $128.79
11/15/20201,340,000 shares $180.42 million -0.7%5.0%5.1 $134.64
10/30/20201,350,000 shares $169.64 million +2.3%5.1%5.2 $125.66
10/15/20201,320,000 shares $168.67 million +4.8%4.9%5.4 $127.78
9/30/20201,260,000 shares $161.62 million -8.0%4.6%4.4 $128.27
9/15/20201,370,000 shares $188.17 million -1.4%5.0%4.3 $137.35
8/31/20201,390,000 shares $187.46 million +0.7%5.1%4.1 $134.86
8/14/20201,380,000 shares $194.54 million +3.8%5.1%4 $140.97













MUSA Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Murphy USA's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Murphy USA shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of August 31st, traders have sold 2,240,000 shares of MUSA short. 10.47% of Murphy USA's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Murphy USA's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Murphy USA?

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. MUSA shares currently have a short interest ratio of 7.0. Learn More on Murphy USA's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Murphy USA?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Murphy USA: Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., PEAK6 Investments LLC, and Walleye Trading LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Murphy USA?

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. 10.47% of Murphy USA's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Murphy USA's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Murphy USA saw a increase in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,240,000 shares, an increase of 11.4% from the previous total of 2,010,000 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 Murphy USA's float size?

Murphy USA currently has issued a total of 23,352,000 shares. Some of Murphy USA'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. Murphy USA currently has a public float of 21,400,000 shares.

How does Murphy USA's short interest compare to its competitors?

10.47% of Murphy USA's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "oils/energy" compare to Murphy USA: Matador Resources (8.25%), Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. (12.33%), Brookfield Renewable Co. (1.85%), NextEra Energy Partners, LP (4.30%), PDC Energy, Inc. (5.37%), Murphy Oil Co. (4.11%), Sunrun Inc. (11.89%), Clearway Energy, Inc. (3.39%), Cosan S.A. (0.27%), and Ormat Technologies, Inc. (10.77%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Occidental Petroleum Co. ($4.91 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.53 billion), Suncor Energy Inc. ($2.26 billion), T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. ($2.01 billion), Chesapeake Energy Co. ($1.92 billion), Lucid Group, Inc. ($1.84 billion), Plug Power Inc. ($1.81 billion), Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ($1.66 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($1.64 billion), and Lumen Technologies, Inc. ($1.50 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Murphy USA stock?

Short selling MUSA is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Murphy USA as its price is falling. MUSA shares are trading up $0.71 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 Murphy USA?

A short squeeze for Murphy USA 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 MUSA, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Murphy USA'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 MUSA, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is August, 31 2022.



This page (NYSE:MUSA) was last updated on 9/27/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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