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PETROLEO BRASIL/S Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.10 (-1.27 %)
(As of 03/1/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $7.80
50-Day Range
MA: $10.09
52-Week Range
Now: $7.80
Volume9.42 million shs
Average Volume5.37 million shs
Market Capitalization$50.87 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest


Current Short Volume6,390,000 shares
Previous Short Volume7,510,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-14.91%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$71.76 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.9
Last Record DateDecember, 31 2020
Outstanding Shares6,522,250,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted0.10%
Today's Trading Volume9,420,199 shares
Average Trading Volume5,373,551 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average75.31%

Short Interest Over Time

PETROLEO BRASIL/S (NYSE:PBR.A) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
12/31/20206,390,000 shares $71.76 million -14.9%N/A0.9 $11.23
12/15/20206,390,000 shares $72.91 million -14.9%N/A0.9 $11.41
11/30/20207,510,000 shares $83.29 million -11.2%N/A1 $11.09
11/15/20208,460,000 shares $78.26 million -18.6%N/A1.2 $9.25
10/30/202010,390,000 shares $86.86 million +13.6%N/A1.7 $8.36
10/15/20209,150,000 shares $64.14 million +40.3%N/A1.5 $7.01
9/30/20206,520,000 shares $47.27 million -45.3%N/A1.1 $7.25
9/15/202011,920,000 shares $86.90 million +94.5%N/A2 $7.29
8/31/20206,130,000 shares $51.06 million -11.2%N/A1 $8.33
8/14/20206,900,000 shares $58.79 million -12.4%N/A1 $8.52
7/31/20207,880,000 shares $64.38 million -42.7%N/A1 $8.17
7/15/202013,760,000 shares $117.37 million -28.2%N/A1.5 $8.53
6/30/202019,150,000 shares $168.33 million +14.3%N/A1.9 $8.79
6/15/202016,750,000 shares $137.18 million +50.6%N/A1.6 $8.19
5/29/202011,120,000 shares $87.85 million -11.5%N/A0.9 $7.90
5/15/202012,560,000 shares $94.70 million -23.7%N/A1.1 $7.54
4/30/202016,470,000 shares $124.68 million +51.1%N/A1.5 $7.57
4/15/202010,900,000 shares $68.13 million -10.5%N/A1 $6.25
3/31/202012,180,000 shares $68.57 million +61.3%N/A1.2 $5.63
3/13/20207,550,000 shares $49.53 million No ChangeN/A0.9 $6.56
2/28/20207,200,000 shares $31.68 million +62.9%N/A1 $4.40
2/14/20204,420,000 shares $33.33 million +33.9%N/A0.7 $7.54
1/31/20203,300,000 shares $38.78 million +4.1%N/A0.6 $11.75
1/15/20203,170,000 shares $43.14 million +19.2%N/A0.5 $13.61
12/31/20192,660,000 shares $37.21 million -20.6%N/A0.5 $13.99


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What is PETROLEO BRASIL/S's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of PETROLEO BRASIL/S shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of December 31st, traders have sold 6,390,000 shares of PBR.A short.

What is a good short interest ratio for PETROLEO BRASIL/S?

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. PETROLEO BRASIL/S currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0.

Is PETROLEO BRASIL/S's short interest increasing or decreasing?

PETROLEO BRASIL/S saw a decrease in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 6,390,000 shares, a decrease of 14.9% from the previous total of 7,510,000 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 PETROLEO BRASIL/S's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of PETROLEO BRASIL/S's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "crude petroleum & natural gas" compare to PETROLEO BRASIL/S: Total Se (0.22%), PetroChina Company Limited (0.23%), CNOOC Limited (0.00%), Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras (0.00%), Eni S.p.A. (0.08%), EOG Resources, Inc. (0.00%), Canadian Natural Resources Limited (0.74%), The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited (0.00%), Occidental Petroleum Co. (0.00%), and Ecopetrol S.A. (0.00%).

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. ($5.18 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($4.71 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.45 billion), Aon Plc ($4.28 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.70 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($3.00 billion), The Clorox Company ($2.46 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.40 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.38 billion), and Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.37 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short PETROLEO BRASIL/S stock?

Short selling PBR.A is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from PETROLEO BRASIL/S as its price is falling. PETROLEO BRASIL/S's stock is trading down $0.10 today. To short PETROLEO BRASIL/S 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 PETROLEO BRASIL/S 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 PETROLEO BRASIL/S?

A short squeeze for PETROLEO BRASIL/S 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 PBR.A, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is PETROLEO BRASIL/S'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 PBR.A, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is December, 31 2020.

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

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