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Ovintiv (OVV) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$47.85
+1.79 (+3.89%)
(As of 02/28/2024 ET)

Ovintiv Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
5,210,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
4,800,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+8.54%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$229.92 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
1.9
Last Record Date
February 15, 2024
Outstanding Shares
272,900,000 shares
Float Size
256,890,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
2.03%
Today's Trading Volume
5,716,430 shares
Average Trading Volume
2,769,038 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
206%
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Ovintiv Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/15/20245,210,000 shares $229.92 million +8.5%2.0%1.9 $44.13
1/31/20244,800,000 shares $203.62 million -9.9%1.9%1.7 $42.42
1/15/20245,330,000 shares $221.62 million -5.3%2.2%1.9 $41.58
12/31/20235,630,000 shares $247.27 million -13.8%2.3%2 $43.92
12/15/20236,530,000 shares $282.42 million +16.6%2.6%2.3 $43.25
11/30/20235,600,000 shares $248.33 million -29.8%2.3%1.8 $44.35
11/15/20237,980,000 shares $362.33 million +7.8%3.4%2.7 $45.41
10/31/20237,400,000 shares $355.13 million -19.8%3.1%2.6 $47.99
10/15/20239,230,000 shares $460.02 million +5.4%4.1%3.1 $49.84
9/30/20238,760,000 shares $416.71 million -20.4%4.2%2.8 $47.57
9/15/202311,000,000 shares $520.41 million -11.1%5.3%3.5 $47.31
8/31/202312,370,000 shares $580.90 million -8.6%6.0%3.3 $46.96
8/15/202313,530,000 shares $642.54 million +7.7%6.5%3.5 $47.49
7/31/202312,560,000 shares $579.14 million -10.7%5.3%3.1 $46.11
7/15/202314,060,000 shares $537.80 million -4.1%5.9%3.6 $38.25
6/30/202314,660,000 shares $558.84 million +61.6%6.1%3.8 $38.12
6/15/20239,070,000 shares $340.53 million +31.8%3.8%2.2 $37.55
5/31/20236,880,000 shares $227.52 million -11.1%2.8%2 $33.07
5/15/20237,740,000 shares $258.83 million +1.7%3.2%2.2 $33.44
4/30/20237,610,000 shares $274.57 million -7.9%3.1%2.2 $36.08
4/15/20238,260,000 shares $318.42 million +21.3%3.4%2.3 $38.55
3/31/20236,810,000 shares $245.70 million -3.8%2.8%1.9 $36.08
3/15/20237,080,000 shares $236.12 million +31.4%2.9%2.1 $33.35
2/28/20235,390,000 shares $230.53 million -5.8%2.2%1.7 $42.77
2/15/20235,720,000 shares $271.47 million -27.6%2.3%1.8 $47.46
1/31/20237,900,000 shares $388.92 million -11.0%3.2%2.3 $49.23
1/15/20238,880,000 shares $446.49 million +0.9%3.6%2.5 $50.28
12/30/20228,800,000 shares $446.25 million -0.5%3.6%2.5 $50.71
12/15/20228,840,000 shares $452.96 million +17.1%3.6%2.3 $51.24
11/30/20227,550,000 shares $420.99 million +20.2%3.1%1.9 $55.76
11/15/20226,280,000 shares $367.25 million +10.0%2.5%1.7 $58.48
10/31/20225,710,000 shares $289.21 million -15.9%2.3%1.6 $50.65
10/15/20226,790,000 shares $338.28 million +6.9%2.7%1.9 $49.82
9/30/20226,350,000 shares $292.10 million -0.3%2.5%1.8 $46.00
9/15/20226,370,000 shares $326.91 million +21.8%2.5%1.5 $51.32
8/31/20225,230,000 shares $277.92 million -5.6%2.1%1.1 $53.14
8/15/20225,540,000 shares $273.45 million +2.6%2.2%1.2 $49.36
7/31/20225,400,000 shares $275.89 million -3.2%2.1%1 $51.09
7/15/20225,580,000 shares $229.90 million -20.6%2.2%1 $41.20
6/30/20227,030,000 shares $310.66 million -27.2%2.7%1.3 $44.19













OVV Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ovintiv's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Ovintiv shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 15th, investors have sold 5,210,000 shares of OVV short. 2.03% of Ovintiv's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Ovintiv's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Ovintiv?

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. OVV shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on Ovintiv's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Ovintiv?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Ovintiv: GTS Securities LLC, Barclays PLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Citadel Advisors LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, IMC Chicago LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., Simplex Trading LLC, and Cutler Group LLC CA. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Ovintiv?

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. 2.03% of Ovintiv's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Ovintiv's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Ovintiv saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 5,210,000 shares, an increase of 8.5% from the previous total of 4,800,000 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 Ovintiv's float size?

Ovintiv currently has issued a total of 272,900,000 shares. Some of Ovintiv'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. Ovintiv currently has a public float of 256,890,000 shares.

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

2.03% of Ovintiv's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "oils/energy" compare to Ovintiv: Marathon Oil Co. (2.06%), Chesapeake Energy Co. (12.46%), APA Co. (5.93%), EQT Co. (3.26%), Hess Midstream LP (1.86%), Antero Resources Co. (6.09%), Range Resources Co. (7.41%), Southwestern Energy (2.76%), Matador Resources (9.25%), Chord Energy Co. (4.72%),

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 Ovintiv stock?

Short selling OVV is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Ovintiv as its price is falling. OVV shares are trading up $1.79 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 Ovintiv?

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

How often is Ovintiv'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 OVV, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 15 2024.



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