PetroChina Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$41.84
-0.37 (-0.88 %)
(As of 07/30/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$41.50
$42.04
50-Day Range
$40.56
$50.65
52-Week Range
$27.67
$51.16
Volume160,143 shs
Average Volume254,866 shs
Market Capitalization$76.58 billion
P/E Ratio8.17
Dividend Yield5.60%
Beta0.87

PetroChina (NYSE:PTR) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume664,600 shares
Previous Short Volume506,300 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+31.27%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$29.16 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover2.9
Last Record DateJuly, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares1,830,210,000 shares
Float Size210,980,000 shares
Short Percent of Float0.32%
Today's Trading Volume160,143 shares
Average Trading Volume254,866 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-37.17%

Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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PetroChina (NYSE:PTR) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
7/15/2021664,600 shares $29.16 million +31.3%0.3%2.9 $43.88
6/30/2021506,300 shares $24.82 million -1.8%0.2%2.2 $49.03
6/15/2021515,500 shares $23.73 million +45.5%0.2%2.5 $46.03
5/28/2021354,400 shares $14.62 million +13.1%0.2%1.9 $41.25
5/14/2021313,300 shares $12.50 million -18.4%0.2%1.5 $39.91
4/30/2021384,000 shares $14.32 million +4.3%0.2%1.8 $37.28
4/15/2021368,200 shares $13.31 million +6.3%0.2%1.9 $36.16
3/31/2021346,500 shares $12.76 million -48.4%N/A1.9 $36.82
3/15/2021671,400 shares $25.98 million +23.5%N/A3.7 $38.69
2/26/2021543,500 shares $19.76 million +37.7%N/A3 $36.36
2/12/2021394,800 shares $12.42 million +10.2%0.2%2.3 $31.47
1/29/2021358,200 shares $11.19 million -2.6%0.2%2.2 $31.23
1/15/2021367,800 shares $12.50 million +9.0%0.2%2.3 $33.98
12/31/2020337,500 shares $10.42 million -30.0%0.2%2.2 $30.88
12/15/2020481,900 shares $14.85 million +9.0%0.2%3.1 $30.81
11/30/2020442,000 shares $15.03 million +6.3%0.2%3 $34.00
11/15/2020416,000 shares $13.00 million -5.4%0.2%3 $31.24
10/30/2020439,900 shares $12.41 million +20.8%0.2%3.5 $28.20
10/15/2020364,200 shares $10.44 million -12.1%0.2%2.9 $28.66
9/30/2020414,400 shares $12.20 million +45.2%0.2%2.9 $29.44
9/15/2020285,400 shares $9.20 million -13.3%0.1%1.9 $32.24
8/31/2020329,100 shares $11.36 million +16.4%0.2%2.2 $34.51
8/14/2020282,700 shares $9.90 million +2.5%0.1%1.9 $35.02
7/31/2020275,900 shares $9.50 million +17.8%0.1%1.8 $34.45
7/15/2020234,300 shares $8.28 million +6.1%0.1%1.5 $35.33

PetroChina (NYSE:PTR) Short Interest FAQ

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What is PetroChina's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of PetroChina shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of July 15th, investors have sold 664,600 shares of PTR short. 0.32% of PetroChina's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on PetroChina's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for PetroChina?

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. PetroChina currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for PetroChina

What is a good short interest percentage for PetroChina?

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. 0.32% of PetroChina's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is PetroChina's short interest increasing or decreasing?

PetroChina saw a increase in short interest in July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 664,600 shares, an increase of 31.3% from the previous total of 506,300 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 PetroChina's float size?

PetroChina currently has issued a total of 1,830,210,000 shares. Some of PetroChina'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. PetroChina currently has a public float of 210,980,000 shares.

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

0.32% of PetroChina's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "crude petroleum & natural gas" compare to PetroChina: Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras (0.00%), EOG Resources, Inc. (1.08%), Eni S.p.A. (0.04%), Canadian Natural Resources Limited (0.74%), Pioneer Natural Resources (2.86%), The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited (0.00%), Ecopetrol S.A. (0.23%), Occidental Petroleum Co. (2.48%), RWE Aktiengesellschaft (0.00%), and Devon Energy Co. (2.34%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($7.55 billion), Square, Inc. ($7.47 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($7.40 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($6.82 billion), Aon plc ($5.98 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.10 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.38 billion), AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. ($2.87 billion), Teladoc Health, Inc. ($2.55 billion), and Nuance Communications, Inc. ($2.41 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short PetroChina stock?

Short selling PTR is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from PetroChina as its price is falling. PetroChina's stock is trading down $0.37 today. To short PetroChina 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 PetroChina 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 PetroChina?

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

How often is PetroChina'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 PTR, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is July, 15 2021.



This page was last updated on 7/31/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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