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S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
NYSE:NEU

NewMarket Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$336.48
-6.41 (-1.87%)
(As of 01/21/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$336.00
$344.29
50-Day Range
$326.31
$357.05
52-Week Range
$297.29
$419.74
Volume
20,011 shs
Average Volume
29,494 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.58 billion
P/E Ratio
15.26
Dividend Yield
2.45%
Beta
0.33

NewMarket (NYSE:NEU) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
64,300 shares
Previous Short Volume
1,110,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-94.21%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$22.04 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
1.1
Last Record Date
December, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares
10,637,000 shares
Float Size
7,980,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
0.81%
Today's Trading Volume
20,011 shares
Average Trading Volume
29,494 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
-32.15%
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Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted 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
12/31/202164,300 shares $22.04 million -94.2%0.8%1.1 $342.72
12/15/20211,110,000 shares $375.39 million +1,178.8%13.9%18.6 $338.19
11/30/202186,800 shares $28.76 million -0.1%1.1%1.9 $331.30
11/15/202186,900 shares $29.64 million +0.1%1.1%1.9 $341.13
10/29/202186,800 shares $29.51 million +29.0%1.1%1.9 $340.01
10/15/202167,300 shares $25.15 million +7.3%0.8%1.6 $373.66
9/30/202162,700 shares $21.24 million -32.1%0.8%1.6 $338.77
9/15/202192,400 shares $30.22 million +48.1%1.1%2.2 $327.08
8/31/202162,400 shares $21.82 million -16.5%0.8%1.5 $349.73
8/13/202174,700 shares $25.56 million -15.3%0.9%1.8 $342.22
7/30/202188,200 shares $27.86 million +5.0%1.1%2.2 $315.91
7/15/202184,000 shares $25.84 million -26.3%1.0%1.9 $307.60
6/30/2021114,000 shares $36.71 million +24.9%1.4%2.7 $321.98
6/15/202191,300 shares $30.28 million -5.0%1.1%2.4 $331.69
5/28/202196,100 shares $32.98 million -2.4%1.2%2.8 $343.23
5/14/202198,500 shares $35.19 million +19.5%1.2%3 $357.30
4/30/202182,400 shares $28.91 million -4.1%1.0%2.6 $350.83
4/15/202185,900 shares $33.06 million +9.3%1.0%3 $384.81
3/31/202178,600 shares $30.27 million -13.8%1.0%2.8 $385.17
3/15/202191,200 shares $35.57 million -3.6%1.1%3.1 $390.04
2/26/202194,600 shares $36.55 million -3.7%1.1%3.2 $386.39
2/12/202198,200 shares $39.28 million -6.6%1.2%3.3 $399.96
1/29/2021105,100 shares $42.16 million -10.7%1.3%3.4 $401.11
1/15/2021117,700 shares $49.95 million -5.0%1.4%3.8 $424.35
12/31/2020123,900 shares $49.47 million -10.2%1.5%4 $399.31













NewMarket (NYSE:NEU) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

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 December 31st, investors have sold 64,300 shares of NEU short. 0.81% of NewMarket's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on NewMarket's current short interest.

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 1.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for NewMarket

Which institutional investors are shorting NewMarket?

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

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. 0.81% of NewMarket's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is NewMarket's short interest increasing or decreasing?

NewMarket saw a decrease in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 64,300 shares, a decrease of 94.2% from the previous total of 1,110,000 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 NewMarket's float size?

NewMarket currently has issued a total of 10,637,000 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 7,980,000 shares.

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

0.81% 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 (1.09%), Ecolab Inc. (0.92%), International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (0.00%), Albemarle Co. (1.46%), Celanese Co. (1.06%), RPM International Inc. (1.31%), Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (5.12%), Balchem Co. (1.24%), H.B. Fuller (1.91%), and Sensient Technologies Co. (1.08%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: S&P Global Inc. ($9.39 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($9.08 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($7.16 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($4.05 billion), Lucid Group Inc ($3.43 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($3.11 billion), Rivian ($3.05 billion), Datadog, Inc. ($2.76 billion), Zscaler, Inc. ($2.55 billion), and Etsy, Inc. ($1.99 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 down $6.41 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 appreciates 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 December, 31 2021.



This page was last updated on 1/22/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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