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National Fuel Gas (NFG) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$48.70
-0.30 (-0.61%)
(As of 02/28/2024 ET)

National Fuel Gas Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
2,440,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
2,430,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+0.41%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$116.75 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
4.3
Last Record Date
February 15, 2024
Outstanding Shares
92,128,000 shares
Float Size
90,820,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
2.69%
Today's Trading Volume
512,996 shares
Average Trading Volume
651,635 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
79%
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National Fuel Gas Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/15/20242,440,000 shares $116.75 million +0.4%2.7%4.3 $47.85
1/31/20242,430,000 shares $114.60 million +4.3%2.7%5.3 $47.16
1/15/20242,330,000 shares $117.39 million -12.1%2.6%5.5 $50.38
12/31/20232,650,000 shares $132.95 million +9.5%2.9%6.4 $50.17
12/15/20232,420,000 shares $122.45 million +11.0%2.7%5.8 $50.60
11/30/20232,180,000 shares $110.72 million -1.8%2.4%5.2 $50.79
11/15/20232,220,000 shares $115.52 million -4.3%2.5%5.1 $52.04
10/31/20232,320,000 shares $118.09 million +3.6%2.6%5.1 $50.90
10/15/20232,240,000 shares $120.76 million -13.5%2.6%3.9 $53.91
9/30/20232,590,000 shares $134.45 million +21.6%3.0%4.3 $51.91
9/15/20232,130,000 shares $115.47 million +1.9%2.4%3.5 $54.21
8/31/20232,090,000 shares $112.32 million -12.6%2.4%3.4 $53.74
8/15/20232,390,000 shares $127.65 million -21.9%2.7%3.9 $53.41
7/31/20233,060,000 shares $162.49 million +0.7%3.5%4.8 $53.10
7/15/20233,040,000 shares $153.85 million -13.9%3.5%5.5 $50.61
6/30/20233,530,000 shares $181.34 million +33.7%4.0%6.8 $51.37
6/15/20232,640,000 shares $136.04 million -1.9%3.0%5.5 $51.53
5/31/20232,690,000 shares $136.89 million -10.6%3.1%5.6 $50.89
5/15/20233,010,000 shares $155.71 million -11.0%3.4%6 $51.73
4/30/20233,380,000 shares $188.94 million +4.0%3.9%6.8 $55.90
4/15/20233,250,000 shares $182.36 million -8.7%3.7%6.3 $56.11
3/31/20233,560,000 shares $205.55 million +6.0%4.1%6.6 $57.74
3/15/20233,360,000 shares $184.50 million -2.6%3.8%6 $54.91
2/28/20233,450,000 shares $197.62 million +1.8%3.9%6.3 $57.28
2/15/20233,390,000 shares $199.26 million +13.8%3.9%6.3 $58.78
1/31/20232,980,000 shares $173.02 million -4.5%3.4%5.7 $58.06
1/15/20233,120,000 shares $192.82 million +9.5%3.6%6.6 $61.80
12/30/20222,850,000 shares $180.41 million +45.4%3.3%6.1 $63.30
12/15/20221,960,000 shares $125.30 million +7.7%2.2%4.2 $63.93
11/30/20221,820,000 shares $120.54 million -12.5%2.1%3.7 $66.23
11/15/20222,080,000 shares $132.97 million -14.4%2.4%4.4 $63.93
10/31/20222,430,000 shares $164.00 million +18.5%2.8%4.8 $67.49
10/15/20222,050,000 shares $129.33 million -9.7%2.4%3.9 $63.09
9/30/20222,270,000 shares $139.72 million +9.1%2.6%4.3 $61.55
9/15/20222,080,000 shares $147.35 million +4.0%2.4%3.9 $70.84
8/31/20222,000,000 shares $142.54 million -5.2%2.3%3.8 $71.27
8/15/20222,110,000 shares $152.91 million -3.2%2.4%3.9 $72.47
7/31/20222,180,000 shares $157.70 million +0.5%2.5%4 $72.34
7/15/20222,170,000 shares $139.44 million -11.1%2.5%3.8 $64.26
6/30/20222,440,000 shares $161.16 million -4.7%2.8%4.2 $66.05













NFG Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

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 15th, traders have sold 2,440,000 shares of NFG short. 2.69% of National Fuel Gas' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on National Fuel Gas' current short interest.

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. NFG shares currently have a short interest ratio of 4.0. Learn More on National Fuel Gas's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting National Fuel Gas?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of National Fuel Gas: Citadel Advisors LLC, PEAK6 Investments 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 National Fuel Gas?

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. 2.69% of National Fuel Gas' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is National Fuel Gas' short interest increasing or decreasing?

National Fuel Gas saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,440,000 shares, an increase of 0.4% from the previous total of 2,430,000 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 National Fuel Gas' float size?

National Fuel Gas currently has issued a total of 92,128,000 shares. Some of National Fuel Gas' 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. National Fuel Gas currently has a public float of 90,820,000 shares.

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

2.69% of National Fuel Gas' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "utilities" compare to National Fuel Gas: New Jersey Resources Co. (2.16%), Northwest Natural Holding (1.44%), Atmos Energy Co. (2.10%), ONE Gas, Inc. (5.99%), Spire Inc. (3.62%), IDACORP, Inc. (1.59%), Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (3.15%), MDU Resources Group, Inc. (1.24%), Brookfield Renewable Co. (3.39%), Portland General Electric (4.51%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($5.32 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($4.38 billion), General Motors ($3.76 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.08 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($2.65 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.62 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.52 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.19 billion), Rivian Automotive, Inc. ($1.84 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($1.78 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. NFG shares are trading down $0.30 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 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, 15 2024.



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This page (NYSE:NFG) was last updated on 2/29/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff