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NYSE:OXY

Occidental Petroleum (OXY) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$63.14
-0.02 (-0.03%)
(As of 09/26/2023 ET)
Compare
Today's Range
$62.49
$63.61
50-Day Range
$60.08
$67.32
52-Week Range
$55.51
$76.11
Volume
6.19 million shs
Average Volume
11.25 million shs
Market Capitalization
$55.86 billion
P/E Ratio
10.72
Dividend Yield
1.14%
Price Target
$69.88

Occidental Petroleum Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
50,750,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
47,840,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+6.08%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$3.19 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
5.5
Last Record Date
August 31, 2023
Outstanding Shares
884,680,000 shares
Float Size
881,870,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
5.75%
Today's Trading Volume
6,190,277 shares
Average Trading Volume
11,254,457 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
55%
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Occidental Petroleum (NYSE:OXY) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
8/31/202350,750,000 shares $3.19 billion +6.1%5.8%5.5 $62.79
8/15/202347,840,000 shares $3.04 billion +4.8%5.4%4.8 $63.54
7/31/202345,630,000 shares $2.88 billion -5.1%5.2%4.3 $63.13
7/15/202348,100,000 shares $2.86 billion +0.9%5.4%4.5 $59.38
6/30/202347,650,000 shares $2.80 billion No Change5.4%4.5 $58.80
6/15/202347,650,000 shares $2.78 billion -1.4%5.4%4.2 $58.43
5/31/202348,320,000 shares $2.79 billion +0.7%5.4%3.9 $57.66
5/15/202348,010,000 shares $2.81 billion -3.5%5.4%3.6 $58.52
4/30/202349,760,000 shares $3.06 billion -0.3%5.5%3.7 $61.53
4/15/202349,930,000 shares $3.22 billion +2.5%5.6%3.7 $64.48
3/31/202348,710,000 shares $3.04 billion +5.6%5.4%3.5 $62.43
3/15/202346,120,000 shares $2.62 billion -2.6%5.1%3.5 $56.80
2/28/202347,370,000 shares $2.77 billion -0.8%5.3%3.8 $58.56
2/15/202347,750,000 shares $3.00 billion -2.9%5.3%4 $62.90
1/31/202349,170,000 shares $3.19 billion -6.5%5.4%4 $64.79
1/15/202352,590,000 shares $3.43 billion -0.1%5.8%4.1 $65.31
12/30/202252,620,000 shares $3.31 billion -4.2%5.8%3.8 $62.99
12/15/202254,930,000 shares $3.47 billion -2.9%6.1%3.4 $63.16
11/30/202256,550,000 shares $3.93 billion +1.4%6.2%3 $69.49
11/15/202255,790,000 shares $4.15 billion +6.2%6.2%2.7 $74.43
10/31/202252,540,000 shares $3.81 billion +0.7%5.7%2.3 $72.60
10/15/202252,190,000 shares $3.48 billion -1.9%5.6%2.2 $66.68
9/30/202253,190,000 shares $3.27 billion -15.8%5.7%2.2 $61.45
9/15/202263,170,000 shares $4.11 billion -8.6%6.8%2.5 $65.09
8/31/202269,110,000 shares $4.91 billion +7.8%7.4%2.6 $71.00
8/15/202264,130,000 shares $4.13 billion +4.3%6.9%2.4 $64.34
7/31/202261,470,000 shares $4.04 billion +7.5%N/A2.3 $65.75
7/15/202257,180,000 shares $3.36 billion +4.2%N/A2 $58.71
6/30/202254,900,000 shares $3.23 billion +2.3%7.3%1.9 $58.88
6/15/202253,650,000 shares $3.23 billion -10.8%7.2%1.9 $60.28
5/31/202260,150,000 shares $4.17 billion +12.2%N/A1.8 $69.31
5/15/202253,600,000 shares $3.43 billion +7.0%N/A1.4 $64.08
4/30/202250,090,000 shares $2.76 billion -3.6%N/A1.4 $55.09
4/15/202251,950,000 shares $3.08 billion -7.5%N/A1.5 $59.34
3/31/202256,130,000 shares $3.18 billion +5.0%N/A1.7 $56.74
3/15/202253,440,000 shares $2.91 billion +51.5%5.7%1.8 $54.53
2/28/202235,270,000 shares $1.54 billion -2.6%3.8%1.4 $43.73
2/15/202236,220,000 shares $1.44 billion +3.6%3.9%2.1 $39.85
1/31/202234,950,000 shares $1.32 billion -0.5%3.8%2.1 $37.67
1/15/202235,140,000 shares $1.25 billion +4.4%3.8%2.3 $35.51













OXY Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Occidental Petroleum's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Occidental Petroleum shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of August 31st, investors have sold 50,750,000 shares of OXY short. 5.75% of Occidental Petroleum's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Occidental Petroleum's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Occidental Petroleum?

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. OXY shares currently have a short interest ratio of 6.0. Learn More on Occidental Petroleum's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Occidental Petroleum?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Occidental Petroleum: Wolverine Trading LLC, Walleye Capital LLC, Walleye Trading LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Point72 Asset Management L.P., Point72 Middle East FZE, Readystate Asset Management LP, Citadel Advisors LLC, CMT Capital Markets Trading GmbH, Two Sigma Securities LLC, Garda Capital Partners LP, Caption Management LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., PEAK6 Investments LLC, HAP Trading LLC, Twin Tree Management LP, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Optiver Holding B.V., Mint Tower Capital Management B.V., Citigroup Inc., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SNC, Lido Advisors LLC, XR Securities LLC, Simplex Trading LLC, Maven Securities LTD, CTC LLC, Portman Square Capital LLP, Cutler Group LLC CA, IMC Chicago LLC, and SG Americas Securities LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Occidental Petroleum?

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. 5.75% of Occidental Petroleum's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Occidental Petroleum's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Occidental Petroleum saw a increase in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 50,750,000 shares, an increase of 6.1% from the previous total of 47,840,000 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 Occidental Petroleum's float size?

Occidental Petroleum currently has issued a total of 884,680,000 shares. Some of Occidental Petroleum'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. Occidental Petroleum currently has a public float of 881,870,000 shares.

How does Occidental Petroleum's short interest compare to its competitors?

5.75% of Occidental Petroleum's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "oils/energy" compare to Occidental Petroleum: Eni S.p.A. (0.05%), Pioneer Natural Resources (1.41%), Canadian Natural Resources Limited (5.30%), EOG Resources, Inc. (1.19%), Cenovus Energy Inc. (2.86%), Devon Energy Co. (1.86%), Diamondback Energy, Inc. (4.66%), Ecopetrol S.A. (0.34%), Woodside Energy Group Ltd (0.14%), Coterra Energy Inc. (3.62%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.69 billion), Canadian Natural Resources Limited ($3.67 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.56 billion), Suncor Energy Inc. ($3.20 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.19 billion), Celsius Holdings, Inc. ($2.09 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.08 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.04 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.00 billion), and Rivian Automotive, Inc. ($1.96 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Occidental Petroleum stock?

Short selling OXY is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Occidental Petroleum as its price is falling. OXY shares are trading down $0.01 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 Occidental Petroleum?

A short squeeze for Occidental Petroleum 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 OXY, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Occidental Petroleum'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 OXY, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is August, 31 2023.



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