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Southwest Gas (SWX) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$77.51
-0.84 (-1.07%)
(As of 05/22/2024 ET)

Southwest Gas Short Interest Data

Current Short Interest
2,860,000 shares
Previous Short Interest
3,000,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-4.67%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$213.36 million
Short Interest Ratio
5.9 Days to Cover
Last Record Date
April 30, 2024
Outstanding Shares
71,670,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
3.99%
Today's Trading Volume
285,052 shares
Average Trading Volume
446,918 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
64%
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SWX Short Interest Over Time

SWX Days to Cover Over Time

SWX Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Southwest Gas Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/30/20242,860,000 shares $213.36 million -4.7%N/A5.9 $74.60
4/15/20243,000,000 shares $216.84 million +20.5%N/A6.1 $72.28
3/31/20242,490,000 shares $189.56 million +10.7%N/A5.4 $76.13
3/15/20242,250,000 shares $159.89 million -3.4%N/A5 $71.06
2/29/20242,330,000 shares $158.79 million +3.6%N/A5.3 $68.15
2/15/20242,250,000 shares $135.52 million +14.8%N/A5.4 $60.23
1/31/20241,960,000 shares $115.03 million -10.1%N/A5 $58.69
1/15/20242,180,000 shares $135.01 million -8.8%N/A5.3 $61.93
12/31/20232,390,000 shares $151.41 million +2.1%N/A5.6 $63.35
12/15/20232,340,000 shares $148.05 million -0.9%N/A5.3 $63.27
11/30/20232,360,000 shares $139.41 million -24.8%N/A5 $59.07
11/15/20233,140,000 shares $192.89 million +61.0%N/A6.6 $61.43
10/31/20231,950,000 shares $114.33 million -2.5%N/A4.1 $58.63
10/15/20232,000,000 shares $115.18 million +2.0%N/A4.5 $57.59
9/30/20231,960,000 shares $118.40 million No ChangeN/A4.6 $60.41
9/15/20231,960,000 shares $125.22 million -10.1%N/A4.6 $63.89
8/31/20232,180,000 shares $134.99 million -28.8%N/A5.2 $61.92
8/15/20233,060,000 shares $196.48 million +37.2%N/A6.7 $64.21
7/31/20232,230,000 shares $147.01 million -1.8%N/A4.8 $65.93
7/15/20232,270,000 shares $146.28 million -6.6%N/A4.6 $64.44
6/30/20232,430,000 shares $154.67 million -10.3%N/A4.7 $63.65
6/15/20232,710,000 shares $173.39 million +27.8%N/A4.7 $63.98
5/31/20232,120,000 shares $124.08 million -2.8%N/A3.4 $58.53
5/15/20232,180,000 shares $121.64 million +2.8%N/A3.5 $55.80
4/30/20232,120,000 shares $118.72 million -12.4%N/A3.5 $56.00
4/15/20232,420,000 shares $142.76 million -15.7%N/A4.2 $58.99
3/31/20232,870,000 shares $179.23 million +14.8%N/A5.2 $62.45
3/15/20232,500,000 shares $151.33 million +17.9%N/A4.7 $60.53
2/28/20232,120,000 shares $133.58 million -27.4%N/A4.2 $63.01
2/15/20232,920,000 shares $189.74 million +22.7%N/A6.1 $64.98
1/31/20232,380,000 shares $159.29 million -3.3%N/A4.4 $66.93
1/15/20232,460,000 shares $162.38 million +1.7%N/A4.4 $66.01
12/30/20222,420,000 shares $149.75 million +13.6%N/A4.1 $61.88
12/15/20222,130,000 shares $138.43 million +6.5%N/A3.6 $64.99
11/30/20222,000,000 shares $136.92 million -10.7%N/A3.7 $68.46
11/15/20222,240,000 shares $146.20 million -2.6%N/A4.1 $65.27
10/31/20222,300,000 shares $168.06 million +12.2%N/A4.1 $73.07
10/15/20222,050,000 shares $140.96 million +7.9%N/A3.7 $68.76
9/30/20221,900,000 shares $132.53 million -7.8%N/A3.6 $69.75
9/15/20222,060,000 shares $167.62 million +27.2%N/A4 $81.37
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8/31/20221,620,000 shares $126.12 million +17.4%N/A3.2 $77.85
8/15/20221,380,000 shares $108.55 million -16.4%N/A2.9 $78.66
7/31/20221,650,000 shares $143.48 million +0.6%N/A3.3 $86.96
7/15/20221,640,000 shares $140.14 million -5.8%3.1%3.3 $85.45
6/30/20221,740,000 shares $151.52 million +2.4%3.3%3.1 $87.08
6/15/20221,700,000 shares $146.73 million +2.4%3.2%2.5 $86.31
5/31/20221,660,000 shares $154.60 million +27.7%N/A2.6 $93.13
5/15/20221,300,000 shares $118.51 million -18.2%N/A2 $91.16
4/30/20221,590,000 shares $140.09 million +16.9%N/A2.8 $88.11
4/15/20221,360,000 shares $113.56 million -19.1%N/A2.6 $83.50
3/31/20221,680,000 shares $131.53 million -12.0%N/A3.8 $78.29
3/15/20221,910,000 shares $146.99 million +11.1%N/A6.4 $76.96
2/28/20221,720,000 shares $122.02 million +6.2%N/A5.7 $70.94
2/15/20221,620,000 shares $105.66 million +28.6%N/A5.5 $65.22
1/31/20221,260,000 shares $85.91 million +11.5%N/A4.1 $68.18
1/15/20221,130,000 shares $74.27 million +31.9%N/A3.4 $65.73
12/31/2021856,600 shares $60.00 million -8.8%N/A2 $70.05
12/15/2021939,100 shares $65.07 million -28.9%N/A1.8 $69.29
11/30/20211,320,000 shares $86.87 million -23.3%N/A2.5 $65.81
11/15/20211,720,000 shares $122.60 million -2.8%N/A3.2 $71.28
10/29/20211,770,000 shares $122.57 million +36.2%N/A3.2 $69.25
10/15/20211,300,000 shares $89.40 million +6.6%N/A2.4 $68.77
9/30/20211,220,000 shares $81.59 million +13.0%N/A2.6 $66.88
9/15/20211,080,000 shares $74.54 million -3.6%N/A2.5 $69.02
8/31/20211,120,000 shares $78.75 million -4.3%N/A2.8 $70.31
8/13/20211,170,000 shares $83.63 million +7.3%N/A2.8 $71.48
7/30/20211,090,000 shares $76.22 million +11.1%N/A2.4 $69.93
7/15/2021981,500 shares $69.31 million +49.0%N/A2.2 $70.62
6/30/2021658,700 shares $43.60 million -9.8%N/A1.5 $66.19
6/15/2021730,100 shares $48.87 million +0.2%N/A1.8 $66.94
5/28/2021728,400 shares $48.08 million -0.3%N/A1.4 $66.01
5/14/2021730,900 shares $52.44 million -0.3%N/A1.3 $71.75
4/30/2021732,700 shares $51.17 million -15.8%N/A1.5 $69.84
4/15/2021870,600 shares $61.51 million -6.6%N/A1.7 $70.65
3/31/2021931,900 shares $64.39 million +6.6%N/A1.7 $69.10
3/15/2021874,100 shares $57.10 million -10.1%N/A1.6 $65.33
2/26/2021972,600 shares $62.35 million +12.2%N/A2.4 $64.11
2/12/2021866,900 shares $54.21 million +41.4%N/A2.4 $62.53
1/29/2021613,300 shares $37.00 million -7.3%N/A1.8 $60.33
1/15/2021661,400 shares $39.61 million -13.9%N/A2.1 $59.89
12/31/2020768,500 shares $45.99 million +43.9%N/A2.8 $59.85
12/15/2020534,200 shares $34.17 million +26.2%N/A2.1 $63.97
11/30/2020423,300 shares $28.19 million -35.1%N/A1.7 $66.59
11/15/2020651,900 shares $45.87 million +21.8%N/A2.4 $70.37
10/30/2020535,200 shares $34.70 million -17.0%N/A1.9 $64.84
10/15/2020645,100 shares $42.79 million +27.4%N/A2.2 $66.33
9/30/2020506,400 shares $31.95 million +17.4%N/A1.7 $63.10
9/15/2020431,500 shares $26.89 million +7.0%N/A1.4 $62.32
8/31/2020403,300 shares $25.36 million -46.8%N/A1.3 $62.87
8/14/2020757,400 shares $53.42 million -2.3%N/A2.5 $70.53
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7/31/2020775,000 shares $53.97 million -12.4%N/A2.3 $69.64
7/15/2020884,800 shares $62.88 million +16.2%N/A2.3 $71.07
6/30/2020761,800 shares $51.44 million +16.3%N/A1.8 $67.52
6/15/2020655,200 shares $43.75 million -30.2%N/A1.4 $66.78
5/29/2020938,100 shares $71.25 million -43.2%N/A1.8 $75.95
5/15/20201,650,000 shares $113.45 million +10.0%N/A3 $68.76
4/30/20201,500,000 shares $119.91 million +23.0%N/A2.9 $79.94
4/15/20201,220,000 shares $94.94 million +34.9%N/A2.4 $77.82
3/31/2020904,400 shares $70.67 million -24.9%N/A1.9 $78.14
3/13/20201,203,700 shares $94.14 million +18.0%N/A3.2 $78.21
2/28/20201,020,000 shares $53.36 million +26.1%N/A2.7 $52.31
2/14/2020808,700 shares $56.04 million +11.5%N/A2.5 $69.30
1/31/2020725,500 shares $52.01 million -0.9%N/A2.2 $71.69
1/15/2020732,000 shares $56.88 million -2.3%N/A2.3 $77.71
12/31/2019749,500 shares $59.22 million +14.7%N/A2.6 $79.01

SWX Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Southwest Gas' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Southwest Gas shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of April 30th, investors have sold 2,860,000 shares of SWX short. Learn More on Southwest Gas' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Southwest Gas?

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. SWX shares currently have a short interest ratio of 6.0. Learn More on Southwest Gas's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Southwest Gas?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Southwest Gas: Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Is Southwest Gas' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Southwest Gas saw a drop in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 2,860,000 shares, a drop of 4.7% from the previous total of 3,000,000 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 Southwest Gas' short interest compare to its competitors?

Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "utilities" compare to Southwest Gas: Chesapeake Utilities Co. (1.63%), MDU Resources Group, Inc. (1.43%), National Fuel Gas (2.60%), UGI Co. (2.17%), IDACORP, Inc. (2.87%), Portland General Electric (5.63%), Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (1.88%), New Jersey Resources Co. (2.16%), Enel Chile S.A. (0.09%), Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL (1.14%),

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. ($3.98 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.35 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.06 billion), General Motors ($2.88 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.32 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.27 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.22 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.18 billion), Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ($1.95 billion), and Chesapeake Energy Co. ($1.52 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Southwest Gas stock?

Short selling SWX is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Southwest Gas as its price is falling. SWX shares are trading down $0.84 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 Southwest Gas?

A short squeeze for Southwest Gas 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 SWX, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Southwest Gas' 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 SWX, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 30 2024.



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This page (NYSE:SWX) was last updated on 5/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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