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NYSE:NFG

National Fuel Gas Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$47.51
+0.36 (+0.76 %)
(As of 03/4/2021 02:19 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$46.97
Now: $47.51
$48.61
50-Day Range
$40.26
MA: $43.43
$46.64
52-Week Range
$31.58
Now: $47.51
$47.57
Volume14,195 shs
Average Volume525,471 shs
Market Capitalization$4.33 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.86%
Beta0.65

Short Interest

National Fuel Gas (NYSE:NFG) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume2,010,000 shares
Previous Short Volume2,110,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-4.74%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$91.33 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover4.2
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares86,310,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted2.20%
Today's Trading Volume14,195 shares
Average Trading Volume525,471 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-97.30%

Short Interest Over Time


National Fuel Gas (NYSE:NFG) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/20212,010,000 shares $91.33 million -4.7%N/A4.2 $45.44
1/29/20212,110,000 shares $92.33 million -12.1%N/A4.4 $43.76
1/15/20212,400,000 shares $97.13 million -10.1%N/A4.9 $40.47
12/31/20202,240,000 shares $97.71 million +4.2%N/A5 $43.62
12/15/20202,240,000 shares $94.51 million +4.2%N/A5 $42.19
11/30/20202,150,000 shares $92.11 million +4.4%N/A4.7 $42.84
11/15/20202,060,000 shares $84.81 million -25.9%N/A4.4 $41.17
10/30/20202,780,000 shares $116.48 million +0.7%N/A5.7 $41.90
10/15/20202,760,000 shares $114.90 million -12.4%N/A5.5 $41.63
9/30/20203,150,000 shares $133.59 million +11.7%N/A6.1 $42.41
9/15/20202,820,000 shares $117.68 million No ChangeN/A5 $41.73
8/31/20202,820,000 shares $119.79 million +6.8%N/A4.7 $42.48
8/14/20202,640,000 shares $116.98 million +11.4%N/A3.8 $44.31
7/31/20202,370,000 shares $106.29 million +4.9%2.8%3.3 $44.85
7/15/20202,260,000 shares $91.69 million +0.4%2.6%2.9 $40.57
6/30/20202,250,000 shares $93.24 million -9.3%2.8%2.8 $41.44
6/15/20202,480,000 shares $101.13 million -13.3%3.0%3 $40.78
5/29/20202,860,000 shares $115.37 million -3.4%3.4%3.1 $40.34
5/15/20202,960,000 shares $124.23 million -11.4%3.6%3.4 $41.97
4/30/20203,340,000 shares $143.05 million -5.9%4.1%4 $42.83
4/15/20203,550,000 shares $148.67 million -25.7%4.4%4.4 $41.88
3/31/20204,780,000 shares $200.86 million -18.6%5.9%6.2 $42.02
3/13/20205,869,700 shares $230.09 million +1.2%6.9%9.3 $39.20
2/28/20205,800,000 shares $191.98 million -1.5%7.1%9.2 $33.10
2/14/20205,890,000 shares $233.01 million No Change7.2%10.5 $39.56

National Fuel Gas (NYSE:NFG) Short Interest FAQ

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What is National Fuel Gas' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of National Fuel Gas shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 12th, investors have sold 2,010,000 shares of NFG short.

What is a good short interest ratio for National Fuel Gas?

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. National Fuel Gas currently has a short interest ratio of 4.0.

Is National Fuel Gas' short interest increasing or decreasing?

National Fuel Gas saw a decrease in short interest in the month of February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 2,010,000 shares, a decrease of 4.7% from the previous total of 2,110,000 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.

How does National Fuel Gas' short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of National Fuel Gas' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "natural gas distribution" compare to National Fuel Gas: Atmos Energy Co. (0.00%), New Fortress Energy Inc. (0.00%), ENAGAS S A/ADR (0.00%), New Jersey Resources Co. (0.00%), ONE Gas, Inc. (3.40%), Ultrapar Participações S.A. (0.00%), Spire Inc. (3.29%), South Jersey Industries, Inc. (0.00%), Northwest Natural Holding (4.05%), and Just Energy Group Inc. (26.88%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: ViacomCBS Inc. ($6.50 billion), Aon Plc ($5.58 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.30 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.97 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.80 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.84 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.40 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.35 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.07 billion), and The Kroger Co. ($2.00 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short National Fuel Gas stock?

Short selling NFG is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from National Fuel Gas as its price is falling. National Fuel Gas' stock is trading up $0.36 today. To short National Fuel Gas 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 National Fuel Gas 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 National Fuel Gas?

A short squeeze for National Fuel Gas 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 NFG, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is National Fuel Gas' 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 NFG, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.



This page was last updated on 3/4/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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