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Unitil (UTL) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$50.06
-0.35 (-0.69%)
(As of 02/28/2024 ET)

Unitil Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
126,500 shares
Previous Short Volume
99,100 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+27.65%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$6.43 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
2.2
Last Record Date
February 15, 2024
Outstanding Shares
16,160,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
0.78%
Today's Trading Volume
35,812 shares
Average Trading Volume
58,956 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
61%
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Unitil Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/15/2024126,500 shares $6.43 million +27.7%N/A2.2 $50.86
1/31/202499,100 shares $4.71 million -29.9%N/A1.8 $47.52
1/15/2024141,400 shares $7.02 million -4.9%1.1%2.6 $49.65
12/31/2023148,600 shares $7.81 million -21.4%N/A2.6 $52.57
12/15/2023189,000 shares $9.56 million +2.8%N/A3.2 $50.59
11/30/2023183,800 shares $8.89 million +61.7%N/A3.2 $48.35
11/15/2023113,700 shares $5.59 million +50.8%N/A1.9 $49.20
10/31/202375,400 shares $3.44 million -29.3%N/A1.3 $45.67
10/15/2023106,600 shares $4.84 million -15.5%N/A1.8 $45.44
9/30/2023126,200 shares $5.39 million +4.6%N/A2.2 $42.71
9/15/2023120,600 shares $5.66 million -38.3%N/A2.2 $46.93
8/31/2023195,500 shares $9.54 million +4.1%N/A3.4 $48.82
8/15/2023187,800 shares $9.11 million -6.8%N/A3.3 $48.51
7/31/2023201,500 shares $10.46 million -13.7%N/A3.3 $51.90
7/15/2023233,500 shares $12.08 million +3.5%N/A3.4 $51.75
6/30/2023225,600 shares $11.43 million -10.4%N/A3.1 $50.65
6/15/2023251,800 shares $13.37 million +2.4%N/A3.2 $53.11
5/31/2023246,000 shares $12.96 million -3.6%N/A2.9 $52.69
5/15/2023255,200 shares $14.47 million +25.7%N/A2.8 $56.71
4/30/2023203,100 shares $11.29 million -21.1%N/A2.2 $55.59
4/15/2023257,300 shares $14.90 million +80.6%N/A2.9 $57.91
3/31/2023142,500 shares $8.13 million -21.1%N/A1.7 $57.04
3/15/2023180,600 shares $9.86 million -18.3%N/A2.4 $54.61
2/28/2023221,000 shares $12.00 million +20.6%N/A2.9 $54.32
2/15/2023183,200 shares $9.91 million +6.0%N/A2.5 $54.11
1/31/2023172,800 shares $9.01 million +10.8%N/A2.6 $52.17
1/15/2023156,000 shares $8.31 million -4.5%N/A2.4 $53.24
12/30/2022163,400 shares $8.39 million +2.8%N/A2.4 $51.36
12/15/2022159,000 shares $8.05 million -9.9%N/A2.2 $50.64
11/30/2022176,400 shares $9.67 million -7.8%N/A2.8 $54.82
11/15/2022191,400 shares $9.97 million -9.9%N/A3.1 $52.11
10/31/2022212,400 shares $11.20 million -18.9%N/A3.2 $52.71
10/15/2022262,000 shares $12.36 million +2.8%N/A3.8 $47.18
9/30/2022255,000 shares $11.84 million +9.5%N/A3.8 $46.45
9/15/2022232,900 shares $11.50 million -7.9%N/A3.4 $49.39
8/31/2022252,900 shares $13.17 million -5.8%N/A3.8 $52.09
8/15/2022268,500 shares $15.24 million +2.5%N/A3.7 $56.75
7/31/2022262,000 shares $14.35 million -3.0%1.8%3.6 $54.77
7/15/2022270,000 shares $16.16 million +0.5%1.9%3.7 $59.85
6/30/2022268,800 shares $15.78 million +5.9%1.9%3.6 $58.72













UTL Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Unitil's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Unitil shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 15th, investors have sold 126,500 shares of UTL short. Learn More on Unitil's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Unitil?

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. UTL shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on Unitil's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Unitil?

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

Is Unitil's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Unitil saw a increase in short interest during the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 126,500 shares, an increase of 27.6% from the previous total of 99,100 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 Unitil's short interest compare to its competitors?

Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "utilities" compare to Unitil: Genie Energy Ltd. (6.44%), Avista Co. (3.68%), Empresa Distribuidora y Comercializadora Norte Sociedad Anónima (0.08%), Middlesex Water (2.28%), Shenandoah Telecommunications (1.59%), IDT Co. (1.87%), Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (7.58%), Aris Water Solutions, Inc. (3.74%), The York Water Company (0.76%), Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (2.85%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($5.32 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($4.38 billion), General Motors ($3.76 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.08 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($2.65 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.62 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.52 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.19 billion), Rivian Automotive, Inc. ($1.84 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($1.78 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Unitil stock?

Short selling UTL is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Unitil as its price is falling. UTL shares are trading down $0.35 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 Unitil?

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

How often is Unitil'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 UTL, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 15 2024.



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This page (NYSE:UTL) was last updated on 2/29/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff