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S&P 500   4,544.90
DOW   35,677.02
QQQ   374.10
S&P 500   4,544.90
DOW   35,677.02
QQQ   374.10
S&P 500   4,544.90
DOW   35,677.02
QQQ   374.10

Schlumberger Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.39 (-1.14 %)
(As of 10/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume12.08 million shs
Average Volume12.54 million shs
Market Capitalization$47.42 billion
P/E Ratio47.10
Dividend Yield1.47%

Schlumberger (NYSE:SLB) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume26,270,000 shares
Previous Short Volume24,630,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+6.66%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$778.64 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover2.4
Last Record DateSeptember, 30 2021
Outstanding Shares1,398,433,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted1.88%
Today's Trading Volume12,076,994 shares
Average Trading Volume12,540,752 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-3.70%

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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Schlumberger (NYSE:SLB) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
9/30/202126,270,000 shares $778.64 million +6.7%N/A2.4 $29.64
9/15/202124,630,000 shares $720.18 million +6.2%N/A2.5 $29.24
8/31/202123,190,000 shares $650.25 million +3.3%N/A2.3 $28.04
8/13/202122,440,000 shares $636.17 million +3.9%N/A2 $28.35
7/30/202121,600,000 shares $622.73 million -8.4%N/A1.8 $28.83
7/15/202123,590,000 shares $677.74 million +1.2%N/A1.9 $28.73
6/30/202123,310,000 shares $746.15 million -26.7%N/A1.9 $32.01
6/15/202131,780,000 shares $1.09 billion +22.8%N/A2.5 $34.19
5/28/202125,880,000 shares $810.82 million +8.4%N/A2 $31.33
5/14/202123,870,000 shares $758.11 million +7.8%N/A1.7 $31.76
4/30/202122,140,000 shares $615.93 million -4.0%N/A1.6 $27.82
4/15/202123,060,000 shares $629.77 million +13.8%N/A1.7 $27.31
3/31/202120,270,000 shares $551.75 million +7.1%N/A1.4 $27.22
3/15/202118,920,000 shares $548.87 million -7.1%N/A1.3 $29.01
2/26/202120,360,000 shares $580.46 million -4.9%N/A1.5 $28.51
2/12/202121,410,000 shares $564.58 million +2.5%N/A1.6 $26.37
1/29/202120,880,000 shares $472.72 million -16.7%N/A1.5 $22.64
1/15/202125,070,000 shares $650.82 million +30.0%N/A1.8 $25.96
12/31/202019,280,000 shares $421.85 million +10.7%N/A1.3 $21.88
12/15/202017,410,000 shares $386.15 million -5.8%N/A1.2 $22.18
11/30/202018,480,000 shares $404.34 million +3.9%N/A1.2 $21.88
11/15/202017,780,000 shares $320.04 million -14.2%N/A1.2 $18.00
10/30/202020,720,000 shares $299.40 million +16.1%N/A1.5 $14.45
10/15/202017,840,000 shares $284.55 million -15.7%N/A1.4 $15.95
9/30/202021,170,000 shares $329.41 million +5.4%N/A1.8 $15.56

Institutional Investors Shorting Schlumberger (NYSE:SLB)

This table shows institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders that have reported short positions as of their most recent reporting period. Most commonly, these investors have purchased put options on shares of Schlumberger. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Reporting DateInvestor NameShares Shorted (Previous)Shares Shorted (Current)Position ChangePosition Size
9/13/2021Bank of America Corp DEN/A257,200N/A$8,233.00
8/17/2021Wells Fargo & Company MN3,60010,300+186.1%$330.00
8/17/2021Walleye Trading LLC238,900228,900-4.2%$7,327.00
8/17/2021Millennium Management LLC492,7001,807,400+266.8%$57,855.00
8/17/2021Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P.1,780,2000-100.0%$0.00
8/17/2021Citadel Advisors LLC1,889,4003,178,100+68.2%$101,731.00
8/16/2021Bank of America Corp DEN/A257,200N/A$8,233.00
8/16/2021Arosa Capital Management LPN/A300,000N/A$9,603.00
8/16/2021Royal Bank of Canada540,000540,000No Change$17,285.00
8/16/2021Credit Suisse AG632,200968,800+53.2%$30,885.00
8/16/2021Maven Securities LTD15,00079,800+432.0%$2,554.00
8/16/2021Goldman Sachs Group Inc.N/A366,000N/A$11,716.00
8/16/2021Allianz Asset Management GmbH24,00018,800-21.7%$602.00
8/13/2021PEAK6 Investments LLC280,300758,690+170.7%$26,156.00
8/13/2021Laurion Capital Management LP618,200474,700-23.2%$15,195.00
8/12/2021SG Americas Securities LLC500,000500,000No Change$100.00
8/12/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.208,100194,900-6.3%$6,239.00
8/12/2021Simplex Trading LLC4,468614,700+13,657.8%$19,676.00
8/12/2021Capital Fund Management S.A.496,500703,200+41.6%$22,509.00
8/11/2021HAP Trading LLC68,70065,400-4.8%$135.00
8/11/2021Susquehanna International Group LLP2,392,3002,938,100+22.8%$94,049.00
8/6/2021Wolverine Trading LLC327,600455,200+38.9%$14,512.00
8/6/2021IMC Chicago LLC24,00074,700+211.3%$2,391.00
7/31/2021Clear Street Markets LLCN/A120N/A$384.00
7/31/2021Cutler Group LP134,300131,700-1.9%$161.00

Schlumberger (NYSE:SLB) Short Interest FAQ

Schlumberger (NYSE:SLB) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is Schlumberger's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Schlumberger shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of September 30th, investors have sold 26,270,000 shares of SLB short. Learn More on Schlumberger's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Schlumberger?

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. Schlumberger currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Schlumberger

Which institutional investors are shorting Schlumberger?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Schlumberger: Bank of America Corp DE, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Walleye Trading LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Citadel Advisors LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Arosa Capital Management LP, Royal Bank of Canada, Credit Suisse AG, Maven Securities LTD, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Laurion Capital Management LP, SG Americas Securities LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Simplex Trading LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., HAP Trading LLC, Susquehanna International Group LLP, Wolverine Trading LLC, IMC Chicago LLC, Clear Street Markets LLC, and Cutler Group LP. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Is Schlumberger's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Schlumberger saw a increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totaling 26,270,000 shares, an increase of 6.7% from the previous total of 24,630,000 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 Schlumberger's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Schlumberger's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "oil & gas equipment & services" compare to Schlumberger: Halliburton (2.00%), NOV Inc. (3.99%), TechnipFMC plc (2.80%), Oceaneering International, Inc. (2.18%), RPC, Inc. (12.51%), Dril-Quip, Inc. (4.51%), Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (4.79%), Tidewater Inc. (1.79%), TETRA Technologies, Inc. (3.06%), and Oil States International, Inc. (4.00%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: S&P Global Inc. ($7.35 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($6.43 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.68 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.48 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($3.77 billion), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited ($3.73 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($3.10 billion), Zoom Video Communications, Inc. ($2.87 billion), Match Group, Inc. ($2.83 billion), and DoorDash, Inc. ($2.54 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Schlumberger stock?

Short selling SLB is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Schlumberger as its price is falling. Schlumberger's stock is trading down $0.39 today. To short Schlumberger 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 Schlumberger 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 Schlumberger?

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

How often is Schlumberger'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 SLB, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is September, 30 2021.

This page was last updated on 10/24/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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