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Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.07 (-0.90 %)
(As of 03/2/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $7.74
50-Day Range
MA: $10.23
52-Week Range
Now: $7.74
Volume86.53 million shs
Average Volume39.03 million shs
Market Capitalization$50.48 billion
P/E Ratio6.56
Dividend Yield1.15%

Short Interest

Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume24,050,000 shares
Previous Short Volume34,380,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-30.05%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$190.72 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.8
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares6,522,250,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted0.37%
Today's Trading Volume86,526,391 shares
Average Trading Volume39,025,582 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average121.72%

Short Interest Over Time

Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/202124,050,000 shares $190.72 million -30.1%N/A0.8 $7.93
1/29/202134,380,000 shares $358.24 million +9.7%N/A1.4 $10.42
1/15/202131,350,000 shares $330.74 million +2.7%N/A1.3 $10.55
12/31/202032,250,000 shares $367.65 million +22.1%N/A1.4 $11.40
12/15/202032,250,000 shares $371.52 million +22.1%N/A1.4 $11.52
11/30/202026,420,000 shares $298.81 million -22.2%N/A1.1 $11.31
11/15/202033,950,000 shares $324.90 million +72.5%N/A1.5 $9.57
10/30/202019,680,000 shares $167.87 million -0.2%N/A0.9 $8.53
10/15/202019,720,000 shares $137.65 million -15.2%N/A1 $6.98
9/30/202023,260,000 shares $168.17 million +29.1%N/A1.1 $7.23
9/15/202018,020,000 shares $134.43 million -39.5%N/A0.9 $7.46
8/31/202029,780,000 shares $248.66 million -1.6%N/A1.5 $8.35
8/14/202030,260,000 shares $262.66 million -14.3%N/A1.4 $8.68
7/31/202035,300,000 shares $297.58 million -7.7%N/A1.5 $8.43
7/15/202038,230,000 shares $331.45 million -1.1%N/A1.5 $8.67
6/30/202038,650,000 shares $347.85 million -11.5%N/A1.4 $9.00
6/15/202043,650,000 shares $367.97 million +1.7%N/A1.4 $8.43
5/29/202042,930,000 shares $352.88 million -9.1%N/A1.2 $8.22
5/15/202047,230,000 shares $360.36 million +2.8%N/A1.2 $7.63
4/30/202045,930,000 shares $360.09 million +8.4%N/A1.2 $7.84
4/15/202042,380,000 shares $278.01 million +1.0%N/A1.1 $6.56
3/31/202041,950,000 shares $237.44 million -7.0%N/A1.2 $5.66
3/13/202045,096,200 shares $303.05 million +68.9%N/A1.9 $6.72
2/28/202026,700,000 shares $119.08 million +61.3%N/A1.1 $4.46
2/14/202016,550,000 shares $132.57 million -53.4%N/A0.9 $8.01

Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 12th, traders have sold 24,050,000 shares of PBR short.

What is a good short interest ratio for Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras?

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. Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0.

Is Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras saw a decline in short interest in the month of February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 24,050,000 shares, a decline of 30.0% from the previous total of 34,380,000 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 Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras' short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "crude petroleum & natural gas" compare to Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras: Total Se (0.19%), PetroChina Company Limited (0.19%), CNOOC Limited (0.00%), Eni S.p.A. (0.08%), EOG Resources, Inc. (0.00%), Canadian Natural Resources Limited (0.83%), The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited (0.00%), Occidental Petroleum Co. (0.00%), Ecopetrol S.A. (0.00%), and Pioneer Natural Resources (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: ViacomCBS Inc. ($6.50 billion), Aon Plc ($5.58 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.30 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.97 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.80 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.84 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.40 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.35 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.07 billion), and The Kroger Co. ($2.00 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras stock?

Short selling PBR is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras as its price is falling. Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras' stock is trading down $0.07 today. To short Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras 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 Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras 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 Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras?

A short squeeze for Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras 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, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras' 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, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.

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

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