NYSE:NEU

NewMarket Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$387.69
+3.38 (+0.88 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$385.08
Now: $387.69
$391.69
50-Day Range
$378.98
MA: $387.27
$402.34
52-Week Range
$332.45
Now: $387.69
$458.51
Volume26,657 shs
Average Volume28,487 shs
Market Capitalization$4.24 billion
P/E Ratio16.88
Dividend Yield1.98%
Beta0.41

Short Interest

NewMarket (NYSE:NEU) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume78,600 shares
Previous Short Volume91,200 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-13.82%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$30.32 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover2.8
Last Record DateMarch, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares11,190,000 shares
Float Size8,270,000 shares
Short Percent of Float0.95%
Today's Trading Volume26,657 shares
Average Trading Volume28,487 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-6.42%

Short Interest Over Time


NewMarket (NYSE:NEU) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/202178,600 shares $30.32 million -13.8%1.0%2.8 $385.79
3/15/202191,200 shares $35.38 million -3.6%1.1%3.1 $387.89
2/26/202194,600 shares $37.43 million -3.7%1.1%3.2 $395.66
2/12/202198,200 shares $37.22 million -6.6%1.2%3.3 $378.98
1/29/2021105,100 shares $41.74 million -10.7%1.3%3.4 $397.17
1/15/2021117,700 shares $47.21 million -5.0%1.4%3.8 $401.11
12/31/2020137,900 shares $58.50 million +18.4%1.6%4.4 $424.22
12/15/2020137,900 shares $56.80 million +18.4%1.6%4.4 $411.92
11/30/2020116,500 shares $46.70 million -8.6%1.4%3.7 $400.89
11/15/2020127,400 shares $47.11 million -12.6%1.5%3.4 $369.76
10/30/2020145,700 shares $54.67 million -5.9%1.7%3.7 $375.22
10/15/2020154,800 shares $53.17 million +28.9%1.8%3.7 $343.49
9/30/2020120,100 shares $42.89 million -22.8%1.4%2.9 $357.16
9/15/2020155,600 shares $53.95 million -17.8%1.9%3.5 $346.73
8/31/2020189,300 shares $69.67 million +36.6%2.3%4.1 $368.06
8/14/2020138,600 shares $51.05 million +0.2%1.7%3.2 $368.35
7/31/2020138,300 shares $52.53 million -3.2%1.6%3.1 $379.85
7/15/2020142,900 shares $53.56 million -2.7%1.7%3.2 $374.81
6/30/2020146,900 shares $62.35 million +0.6%1.7%3.2 $424.46
6/15/2020146,100 shares $58.17 million -5.9%1.7%2.5 $398.18
5/29/2020155,200 shares $60.23 million +6.5%1.8%2.5 $388.11
5/15/2020145,800 shares $63.59 million -5.3%1.7%2.1 $436.13
4/30/2020153,900 shares $69.41 million -16.9%1.8%2.2 $451.01
4/15/2020185,100 shares $79.80 million -1.2%2.2%2.7 $431.12
3/31/2020187,300 shares $77.22 million -14.0%2.2%2.7 $412.26

NewMarket (NYSE:NEU) Short Interest FAQ

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What is NewMarket's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of NewMarket shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 31st, traders have sold 78,600 shares of NEU short. 0.95% of NewMarket's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for NewMarket?

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. NewMarket currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for NewMarket?

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. 0.95% of NewMarket's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is NewMarket's short interest increasing or decreasing?

NewMarket saw a decrease in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 78,600 shares, a decrease of 13.8% from the previous total of 91,200 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 NewMarket's float size?

NewMarket currently has issued a total of 10,928,000 shares. Some of NewMarket'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. NewMarket currently has a public float of 8,270,000 shares.

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

0.95% of NewMarket's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "specialty chemicals" compare to NewMarket: The Sherwin-Williams Company (0.00%), Ecolab Inc. (0.87%), International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (0.00%), Celanese Co. (1.60%), Albemarle Co. (0.00%), RPM International Inc. (1.02%), Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (4.56%), Quaker Chemical Co. (0.00%), W. R. Grace & Co. (2.40%), and Balchem Co. (1.47%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Analog Devices, Inc. ($5.84 billion), Aon plc ($5.47 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.36 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.99 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.77 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.90 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.43 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.38 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.28 billion), and Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short NewMarket stock?

Short selling NEU is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from NewMarket as its price is falling. NewMarket's stock is trading up $3.38 today. To short NewMarket 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 NewMarket 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 NewMarket?

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

How often is NewMarket'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 NEU, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2021.



This page was last updated on 4/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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