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SM Energy (SM) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$47.33
-1.57 (-3.21%)
(As of 01:36 PM ET)

SM Energy Short Interest Data

Current Short Interest
13,150,000 shares
Previous Short Interest
12,370,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+6.31%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$663.75 million
Short Interest Ratio
8.1 Days to Cover
Last Record Date
May 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
115,000,000 shares
Float Size
113,280,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
11.61%
Today's Trading Volume
809,454 shares
Average Trading Volume
1,528,267 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
53%
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SM Short Interest Over Time

SM Days to Cover Over Time

SM Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

SM Energy Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
5/31/202413,150,000 shares $663.75 million +6.3%11.6%8.1 $50.48
5/15/202412,370,000 shares $603.66 million +3.4%10.9%7.2 $48.80
4/30/202411,960,000 shares $580.06 million +4.7%10.6%7 $48.50
4/15/202411,420,000 shares $575.80 million +9.1%10.1%7 $50.42
3/31/202410,470,000 shares $521.93 million +12.8%9.2%6.5 $49.85
3/15/20249,280,000 shares $434.03 million +11.8%8.2%6.1 $46.77
2/29/20248,300,000 shares $363.29 million +0.2%7.3%5.9 $43.77
2/15/20248,280,000 shares $324.41 million +4.8%7.3%6.3 $39.18
1/31/20247,900,000 shares $292.93 million +3.8%6.9%6.1 $37.08
1/15/20247,610,000 shares $284.16 million +2.0%6.7%5.3 $37.34
12/31/20237,460,000 shares $288.85 million -0.5%6.5%5.1 $38.72
12/15/20237,500,000 shares $284.10 million +11.0%6.6%5 $37.88
11/30/20236,760,000 shares $253.30 million +7.8%5.9%4.2 $37.47
11/15/20236,270,000 shares $237.63 million +4.5%5.5%3.9 $37.90
10/31/20236,000,000 shares $241.92 million +7.3%5.2%3.6 $40.32
10/15/20235,590,000 shares $234.67 million -7.0%4.8%3.5 $41.98
9/30/20236,010,000 shares $238.30 million -21.0%5.2%3.9 $39.65
9/15/20237,610,000 shares $301.36 million +4.4%6.5%4.8 $39.60
8/31/20237,290,000 shares $308.44 million +3.4%6.3%4.4 $42.31
8/15/20237,050,000 shares $275.02 million +10.7%6.1%4.2 $39.01
7/31/20236,370,000 shares $231.10 million -3.9%5.5%3.7 $36.28
7/15/20236,630,000 shares $215.01 million -3.5%N/A3.6 $32.43
6/30/20236,870,000 shares $217.37 million +16.8%N/A3.8 $31.64
6/15/20235,880,000 shares $168.81 million -12.6%N/A3.2 $28.71
5/31/20236,730,000 shares $176.93 million +5.2%N/A3.6 $26.29
5/15/20236,400,000 shares $169.86 million +16.6%N/A3.2 $26.54
4/30/20235,490,000 shares $154.16 million +20.1%N/A2.7 $28.08
4/15/20234,570,000 shares $141.40 million -11.8%N/A2.5 $30.94
3/31/20235,180,000 shares $145.87 million +9.1%N/A2.8 $28.16
3/15/20234,750,000 shares $121.84 million +4.6%N/A2.5 $25.65
2/28/20234,540,000 shares $133.98 million -25.7%N/A2.6 $29.51
2/15/20236,110,000 shares $199.49 million +48.7%N/A3.6 $32.65
1/31/20234,110,000 shares $135.10 million -14.0%N/A2.7 $32.87
1/15/20234,780,000 shares $158.07 million -16.9%N/A2.9 $33.07
12/30/20225,750,000 shares $200.27 million +13.0%N/A3.3 $34.83
12/15/20225,090,000 shares $180.70 million +35.0%N/A2.9 $35.50
11/30/20223,770,000 shares $162.52 million -20.8%N/A2.2 $43.11
11/15/20224,760,000 shares $226.67 million -1.9%N/A2.9 $47.62
10/31/20224,850,000 shares $218.15 million +0.2%N/A2.9 $44.98
10/15/20224,840,000 shares $210.49 million -23.3%N/A2.9 $43.49
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9/30/20226,310,000 shares $237.32 million +17.7%N/A3.9 $37.61
9/15/20225,360,000 shares $239.27 million +1.3%N/A3 $44.64
8/31/20225,290,000 shares $233.13 million -1.1%N/A2.7 $44.07
8/15/20225,350,000 shares $219.14 million -2.2%N/A2.4 $40.96
7/31/20225,470,000 shares $225.80 million +6.2%N/A2.3 $41.28
7/15/20225,150,000 shares $165.21 million +6.6%N/A2.1 $32.08
6/30/20224,830,000 shares $165.14 million +2.3%N/A1.9 $34.19
6/15/20224,720,000 shares $226.18 million +1.1%N/A1.9 $47.92
5/31/20224,670,000 shares $225.42 million +4.2%N/A2 $48.27
5/15/20224,480,000 shares $158.14 million -2.6%N/A1.8 $35.30
4/30/20224,600,000 shares $163.44 million +28.9%N/A1.8 $35.53
4/15/20223,570,000 shares $147.62 million -1.7%N/A1.4 $41.35
3/31/20223,630,000 shares $141.39 million -36.0%N/A1.4 $38.95
3/15/20225,670,000 shares $209.56 million -7.5%N/A2.2 $36.96
2/28/20226,130,000 shares $217.68 million +7.2%N/A2.2 $35.51
2/15/20225,720,000 shares $197.80 million +4.8%N/A2.1 $34.58
1/31/20225,460,000 shares $179.14 million -4.4%N/A2.2 $32.81
1/15/20225,710,000 shares $209.21 million -1.6%N/A2.1 $36.64
12/31/20215,800,000 shares $170.98 million -35.3%N/A2.2 $29.48
12/15/20218,970,000 shares $265.87 million +23.4%N/A3.2 $29.64
11/30/20217,270,000 shares $210.83 million -8.2%N/A2.7 $29.00
11/15/20217,920,000 shares $275.22 million +8.8%N/A3.1 $34.75
10/29/20217,280,000 shares $249.85 million -6.1%N/A2.8 $34.32
10/15/20217,750,000 shares $225.45 million -18.0%N/A3 $29.09
9/30/20219,450,000 shares $249.29 million -6.2%N/A3.5 $26.38
9/15/202110,070,000 shares $231.81 million -0.5%N/A3.7 $23.02
8/31/202110,120,000 shares $193.29 million +7.0%N/A3.7 $19.10
8/13/20219,460,000 shares $169.43 million +5.5%N/A3.2 $17.91
7/30/20218,970,000 shares $167.74 million No Change7.6%2.8 $18.70
7/15/20218,970,000 shares $183.17 million -19.1%7.8%2.7 $20.42
6/30/202111,090,000 shares $273.15 million -5.3%9.7%3.3 $24.63
6/15/202111,710,000 shares $265.35 million -1.7%10.2%3.3 $22.66
5/28/202111,910,000 shares $237.01 million +0.4%10.4%3.2 $19.90
5/14/202111,860,000 shares $192.73 million +0.2%N/A2.9 $16.25
4/30/202111,840,000 shares $210.75 million -12.0%N/A2.8 $17.80
4/15/202113,460,000 shares $244.03 million -6.5%12.1%3.1 $18.13
3/31/202114,390,000 shares $233.12 million +26.1%12.9%3.1 $16.20
3/15/202111,410,000 shares $215.42 million +11.2%10.2%2.2 $18.88
2/26/202110,260,000 shares $141.79 million +6.9%9.2%1.7 $13.82
2/12/20219,600,000 shares $113.76 million -5.7%8.6%1.5 $11.85
1/29/202110,180,000 shares $86.12 million +1.2%9.5%1.5 $8.46
1/15/202110,060,000 shares $89.33 million -18.8%9.4%1.4 $8.88
12/31/202012,390,000 shares $75.83 million -7.9%11.5%1.8 $6.12
12/15/202013,450,000 shares $80.43 million +10.0%12.5%2 $5.98
11/30/202012,230,000 shares $55.52 million -1.4%11.4%1.8 $4.54
11/15/202012,400,000 shares $29.26 million +10.1%11.5%2 $2.36
10/30/202011,260,000 shares $16.55 million +7.8%10.6%2.2 $1.47
10/15/202010,450,000 shares $17.24 million +3.3%9.8%2 $1.65
9/30/202010,120,000 shares $16.09 million -33.0%9.5%1.9 $1.59
9/15/202015,110,000 shares $28.71 million +0.7%14.2%2.9 $1.90
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8/31/202015,000,000 shares $36.45 million +7.2%14.1%2.9 $2.43
8/14/202013,990,000 shares $43.09 million -9.3%13.1%2.5 $3.08
7/31/202015,420,000 shares $45.49 million -6.3%14.5%2.6 $2.95
7/15/202016,460,000 shares $57.94 million -22.3%15.7%2.1 $3.52
6/30/202021,190,000 shares $79.46 million -2.3%20.1%2.5 $3.75
6/15/202021,690,000 shares $100.42 million -12.5%20.6%2.4 $4.63
5/29/202024,780,000 shares $91.69 million -6.4%23.5%2.5 $3.70
5/15/202026,480,000 shares $80.23 million +15.9%25.1%2.7 $3.03
4/30/202022,840,000 shares $92.50 million -0.9%20.5%2.5 $4.05
4/15/202023,050,000 shares $39.88 million +20.5%21.8%3.1 $1.73
3/31/202019,130,000 shares $35.20 million -13.0%18.1%3.2 $1.84
3/13/202021,985,400 shares $38.47 million -6.1%20.8%5.1 $1.75
2/28/202023,420,000 shares $30.21 million +15.4%22.2%5.5 $1.29
2/14/202020,300,000 shares $36.13 million +16.3%19.2%6.2 $1.78
1/31/202017,450,000 shares $116.22 million +32.9%16.5%5.6 $6.66
1/15/202013,130,000 shares $116.07 million +3.6%12.5%3.9 $8.84
12/31/201912,680,000 shares $120.46 million -8.1%12.0%3.7 $9.50
8/15/201915,063,500 shares $135.87 million +7.6%14.3%4.1 $9.02

SM Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is SM Energy's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of SM Energy shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of May 31st, investors have sold 13,150,000 shares of SM short. 11.61% of SM Energy's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on SM Energy's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for SM Energy?

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. SM shares currently have a short interest ratio of 8.0. Learn More on SM Energy's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting SM Energy?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of SM Energy: Walleye Trading LLC, Twin Tree Management LP, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., and Simplex Trading LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for SM Energy?

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. 11.61% of SM Energy's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is SM Energy's short interest increasing or decreasing?

SM Energy saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totaling 13,150,000 shares, an increase of 6.3% from the previous total of 12,370,000 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 SM Energy's float size?

SM Energy currently has issued a total of 115,000,000 shares. Some of SM Energy'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. SM Energy currently has a public float of 113,280,000 shares.

How does SM Energy's short interest compare to its competitors?

11.61% of SM Energy's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "oils/energy" compare to SM Energy: EQT Co. (8.19%), Marathon Oil Co. (2.29%), Range Resources Co. (5.09%), Southwestern Energy (3.64%), Matador Resources (8.18%), Comstock Resources, Inc. (35.67%), Kosmos Energy Ltd. (6.86%), SilverBow Resources, Inc. (4.50%), VAALCO Energy, Inc. (2.69%), SandRidge Energy, Inc. (1.95%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: T-Mobile US, Inc. ($4.43 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.54 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.11 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.88 billion), General Motors ($2.62 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.34 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.25 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.12 billion), Dell Technologies Inc. ($1.89 billion), and Enphase Energy, Inc. ($1.72 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short SM Energy stock?

Short selling SM is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from SM Energy as its price is falling. SM shares are trading up $0.46 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 SM Energy?

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

How often is SM Energy'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 SM, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is May, 31 2024.



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