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NYSE:SRE

Sempra Energy Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$119.08
-3.49 (-2.85 %)
(As of 02/25/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$118.60
Now: $119.08
$123.74
50-Day Range
$118.00
MA: $123.17
$126.85
52-Week Range
$88.00
Now: $119.08
$150.93
Volume1.75 million shs
Average Volume1.71 million shs
Market Capitalization$34.35 billion
P/E Ratio9.23
Dividend Yield3.41%
Beta0.6

Short Interest

Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume2,550,000 shares
Previous Short Volume3,660,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-30.33%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$323.47 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover2.0
Last Record DateJanuary, 29 2021
Outstanding Shares274,410,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted0.88%
Today's Trading Volume1,746,911 shares
Average Trading Volume1,706,528 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average2.37%

Short Interest Over Time


Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/29/20212,550,000 shares $323.47 million -30.3%N/A1.5 $126.85
1/15/20213,660,000 shares $456.37 million -15.1%N/A2.2 $124.69
12/31/20203,470,000 shares $410.88 million -0.9%N/A2.4 $118.41
12/15/20203,470,000 shares $428.23 million -0.9%N/A2.4 $123.41
11/30/20203,500,000 shares $457.45 million -14.6%N/A2.4 $130.70
11/15/20204,100,000 shares $522.67 million +7.3%N/A2.9 $127.48
10/30/20203,820,000 shares $513.98 million -19.6%N/A2.9 $134.55
10/15/20204,750,000 shares $618.78 million -3.9%N/A3.6 $130.27
9/30/20204,940,000 shares $625.16 million -3.7%N/A3.5 $126.55
9/15/20205,130,000 shares $603.34 million -7.4%N/A3.2 $117.61
8/31/20205,540,000 shares $650.01 million -5.1%N/A3.2 $117.33
8/14/20205,840,000 shares $713.94 million +10.0%N/A3.3 $122.25
7/31/20205,310,000 shares $685.26 million -20.4%N/A2.9 $129.05
7/15/20206,670,000 shares $830.15 million +37.2%N/A3.6 $124.46
6/30/20204,860,000 shares $610.51 million -6.0%N/A2.6 $125.62
6/15/20205,170,000 shares $626.60 million -2.3%N/A2.8 $121.20
5/29/20205,290,000 shares $635.01 million -3.5%N/A2.6 $120.04
5/15/20205,480,000 shares $692.18 million +12.5%N/A2.4 $126.31
4/30/20204,870,000 shares $608.26 million -7.1%N/A2.2 $124.90
4/15/20205,240,000 shares $653.95 million -4.4%N/A2.5 $124.80
3/31/20205,480,000 shares $695.80 million +4.7%N/A2.7 $126.97
3/13/20205,233,000 shares $683.06 million +12.3%N/A3.3 $130.53
2/28/20204,660,000 shares $435.34 million -0.2%N/A3 $93.42
2/14/20204,670,000 shares $609.90 million -2.9%N/A3.6 $130.60
1/31/20204,810,000 shares $706.44 million +6.2%N/A3.7 $146.87

Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Sempra Energy's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Sempra Energy shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of January 29th, traders have sold 2,550,000 shares of SRE short.

What is a good short interest ratio for Sempra 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. Sempra Energy currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

Is Sempra Energy's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Sempra Energy saw a drop in short interest during the month of January. As of January 29th, there was short interest totaling 2,550,000 shares, a drop of 30.3% from the previous total of 3,660,000 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 Sempra Energy's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Sempra Energy's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "multi-utilities" compare to Sempra Energy: Dominion Energy, Inc. (0.00%), Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (0.93%), WEC Energy Group, Inc. (1.24%), DTE Energy (0.00%), Consolidated Edison, Inc. (0.00%), PG&E Co. (0.00%), Ameren Co. (1.75%), CMS Energy Co. (0.00%), CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (0.00%), and NiSource Inc. (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: Aon Plc ($5.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.03 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($4.99 billion), DuPont de Nemours, Inc. ($4.72 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.57 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.87 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($3.58 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.75 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.43 billion), and Palantir Technologies Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Sempra Energy stock?

Short selling SRE is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Sempra Energy as its price is falling. Sempra Energy's stock is trading down $3.49 today. To short Sempra Energy 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 Sempra Energy 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 Sempra Energy?

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

How often is Sempra 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 SRE, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 29 2021.



This page was last updated on 2/26/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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