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NYSE:OSG

Overseas Shipholding Group Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$2.34
+0.13 (+5.88 %)
(As of 05/18/2021 04:15 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$2.20
$2.38
50-Day Range
$2.06
$2.51
52-Week Range
$1.73
$2.84
Volume763,641 shs
Average Volume587,455 shs
Market Capitalization$203.26 million
P/E Ratio5.09
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.39

Short Interest

Overseas Shipholding Group (NYSE:OSG) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume1,200,000 shares
Previous Short Volume1,010,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+18.81%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$2.88 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover1.8
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares85,290,000 shares
Float Size67,190,000 shares
Short Percent of Float1.79%
Today's Trading Volume763,641 shares
Average Trading Volume587,455 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average29.99%

Short Interest Over Time


Overseas Shipholding Group (NYSE:OSG) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/20211,200,000 shares $2.88 million +18.8%1.8%1.8 $2.40
3/31/20211,010,000 shares $2.16 million +45.1%1.5%1.5 $2.14
3/15/2021696,200 shares $1.79 million -13.3%1.0%1.3 $2.57
2/26/2021802,800 shares $1.73 million +5.0%1.2%1.8 $2.16
2/12/2021764,300 shares $1.60 million -11.5%1.1%2.1 $2.09
1/29/2021863,500 shares $1.79 million +16.9%1.3%3.4 $2.07
1/15/2021738,400 shares $1.68 million -5.3%1.1%3.1 $2.27
12/31/2020780,000 shares $1.69 million +1.6%1.1%3.6 $2.17
12/15/2020768,000 shares $1.63 million -1.9%1.1%3.9 $2.12
11/30/2020782,500 shares $1.69 million +4.1%1.2%4.6 $2.16
11/15/2020751,500 shares $1.56 million -8.0%1.1%4.1 $2.07
10/30/2020816,500 shares $1.55 million -0.6%1.2%4.2 $1.90
10/15/2020821,200 shares $1.71 million -1.1%1.2%3.8 $2.08
9/30/2020830,600 shares $1.78 million +9.4%1.2%3.4 $2.14
9/15/2020759,500 shares $1.69 million -7.2%1.1%2.4 $2.22
8/31/2020818,300 shares $1.73 million -0.2%1.2%2.4 $2.11
8/14/2020820,200 shares $1.93 million -18.0%1.2%2.3 $2.35
7/31/20201,000,000 shares $2.31 million -5.7%1.4%2.6 $2.31
7/15/20201,060,000 shares $2.31 million +18.3%1.5%2.5 $2.18
6/30/2020895,700 shares $1.67 million +51.1%1.3%2 $1.86
6/15/2020592,700 shares $1.30 million -2.2%0.8%1.3 $2.19
5/29/2020606,100 shares $1.35 million +25.8%0.9%1.3 $2.22
5/15/2020481,800 shares $953,964.00 +14.6%0.7%0.9 $1.98
4/30/2020420,500 shares $1.10 million +4.0%0.6%0.8 $2.61
4/15/2020404,400 shares $954,384.00 -10.7%0.6%0.9 $2.36

Overseas Shipholding Group (NYSE:OSG) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Overseas Shipholding Group's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Overseas Shipholding Group shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of April 15th, investors have sold 1,200,000 shares of OSG short. 1.79% of Overseas Shipholding Group's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Overseas Shipholding Group?

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. Overseas Shipholding Group currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Overseas Shipholding Group?

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. 1.79% of Overseas Shipholding Group's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Overseas Shipholding Group's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Overseas Shipholding Group saw a increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,200,000 shares, an increase of 18.8% from the previous total of 1,010,000 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 Overseas Shipholding Group's float size?

Overseas Shipholding Group currently has issued a total of 86,864,000 shares. Some of Overseas Shipholding Group'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. Overseas Shipholding Group currently has a public float of 67,190,000 shares.

How does Overseas Shipholding Group's short interest compare to its competitors?

1.79% of Overseas Shipholding Group's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "deep sea foreign transportation of freight" compare to Overseas Shipholding Group: TORM plc (0.10%), Genco Shipping & Trading Limited (2.00%), Dorian LPG Ltd. (4.13%), Navios Maritime Partners L.P. (0.00%), Navigator Holdings Ltd. (0.17%), Global Ship Lease, Inc. (0.00%), Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. (0.00%), Castor Maritime Inc. (0.00%), Safe Bulkers, Inc. (1.63%), and Teekay Co. (3.25%).

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. ($5.85 billion), Aon plc ($5.61 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.44 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.49 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($3.35 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.53 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.48 billion), Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.39 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.26 billion), and Nuance Communications, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Overseas Shipholding Group stock?

Short selling OSG is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Overseas Shipholding Group as its price is falling. Overseas Shipholding Group's stock is trading up $0.13 today. To short Overseas Shipholding Group 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 Overseas Shipholding Group 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 Overseas Shipholding Group?

A short squeeze for Overseas Shipholding Group 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 OSG, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Overseas Shipholding Group'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 OSG, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 15 2021.



This page was last updated on 5/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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