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Valero Energy (VLO) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$162.42
-0.14 (-0.09%)
(As of 05/24/2024 ET)

Valero Energy Short Interest Data

Current Short Interest
11,690,000 shares
Previous Short Interest
11,610,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+0.69%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$1.87 billion
Short Interest Ratio
3.7 Days to Cover
Last Record Date
April 30, 2024
Outstanding Shares
327,000,000 shares
Float Size
325,300,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
3.59%
Today's Trading Volume
1,794,632 shares
Average Trading Volume
2,571,529 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
70%
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Valero Energy Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/30/202411,690,000 shares $1.87 billion +0.7%3.6%3.7 $159.79
4/15/202411,610,000 shares $1.98 billion +6.0%3.5%3.4 $170.67
3/31/202410,950,000 shares $1.87 billion -5.4%3.3%3.2 $170.69
3/15/202411,580,000 shares $1.90 billion +10.1%3.5%3.5 $163.76
2/29/202410,520,000 shares $1.49 billion +17.8%3.2%3.1 $141.31
2/15/20248,930,000 shares $1.27 billion -5.1%2.7%2.7 $141.99
1/31/20249,410,000 shares $1.31 billion +5.0%2.8%2.9 $138.90
1/15/20248,960,000 shares $1.18 billion -6.9%2.6%2.9 $131.50
12/31/20239,620,000 shares $1.25 billion -6.9%2.8%3.1 $130.00
12/15/202310,330,000 shares $1.33 billion +0.5%3.1%3.1 $128.42
11/30/202310,280,000 shares $1.29 billion -6.0%3.0%3 $125.44
11/15/202310,940,000 shares $1.39 billion -4.7%3.2%3.1 $126.69
10/31/202311,480,000 shares $1.46 billion +1.2%3.4%3.1 $127.00
10/15/202311,340,000 shares $1.43 billion +9.3%3.2%3 $126.05
9/30/202310,380,000 shares $1.47 billion +3.9%3.0%2.7 $141.71
9/15/20239,990,000 shares $1.44 billion +1.4%2.8%2.7 $143.76
8/31/20239,850,000 shares $1.28 billion -11.4%2.8%2.7 $129.90
8/15/202311,120,000 shares $1.46 billion +18.1%3.2%2.9 $131.13
7/31/20239,420,000 shares $1.21 billion -3.3%2.7%2.3 $128.91
7/15/20239,740,000 shares $1.11 billion +4.7%2.7%2.3 $113.48
6/30/20239,300,000 shares $1.09 billion -12.8%2.6%2.2 $117.27
6/15/202310,670,000 shares $1.22 billion +1.0%3.0%2.4 $114.02
5/31/202310,570,000 shares $1.13 billion +5.5%2.9%2.2 $107.04
5/15/202310,020,000 shares $1.13 billion -4.8%2.8%2.2 $112.91
4/30/202310,530,000 shares $1.21 billion -3.9%2.9%2.3 $114.67
4/15/202310,960,000 shares $1.45 billion +7.7%3.0%2.5 $131.86
3/31/202310,180,000 shares $1.42 billion -19.6%2.8%2.4 $139.60
3/15/202312,660,000 shares $1.57 billion +12.1%3.4%3.1 $124.33
2/28/202311,290,000 shares $1.49 billion +14.0%3.1%2.9 $131.73
2/15/20239,900,000 shares $1.35 billion +5.1%2.6%2.6 $136.37
1/31/20239,420,000 shares $1.32 billion -14.4%2.5%2.4 $140.03
1/15/202311,010,000 shares $1.50 billion +1.5%2.9%2.9 $136.13
12/30/202210,850,000 shares $1.38 billion -8.5%2.8%2.7 $126.86
12/15/202211,860,000 shares $1.42 billion +13.6%3.1%3 $119.92
11/30/202210,440,000 shares $1.39 billion +16.1%2.7%2.5 $133.62
11/15/20228,990,000 shares $1.26 billion -6.7%2.3%2.3 $140.71
10/31/20229,630,000 shares $1.21 billion -2.0%2.5%2.5 $125.55
10/15/20229,830,000 shares $1.12 billion -6.5%2.5%2.4 $114.12
9/30/202210,510,000 shares $1.12 billion -1.8%2.7%2.7 $106.85
9/15/202210,700,000 shares $1.13 billion +6.2%2.7%2.4 $105.16
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8/31/202210,080,000 shares $1.18 billion +17.8%2.6%2.1 $117.12
8/15/20228,560,000 shares $958.29 million +8.1%2.2%1.7 $111.95
7/31/20227,920,000 shares $877.30 million -17.6%2.0%1.4 $110.77
7/15/20229,610,000 shares $1.01 billion -0.4%2.4%1.7 $104.59
6/30/20229,650,000 shares $1.03 billion +2.2%2.4%1.7 $106.28
6/15/20229,440,000 shares $1.21 billion +18.0%2.3%1.7 $128.30
5/31/20228,000,000 shares $1.04 billion -21.0%2.0%1.6 $129.60
5/15/202210,130,000 shares $1.26 billion +1.8%2.5%2.1 $124.70
4/30/20229,950,000 shares $1.11 billion +6.8%2.5%2.1 $111.48
4/15/20229,320,000 shares $977.30 million -8.0%2.3%2 $104.86
3/31/202210,130,000 shares $1.03 billion -15.4%2.5%2.3 $101.54
3/15/202211,970,000 shares $1.01 billion +4.8%2.9%2.7 $84.41
2/28/202211,420,000 shares $953.68 million -11.7%2.8%2.8 $83.51
2/15/202212,930,000 shares $1.14 billion +1.5%3.2%3.3 $88.53
1/31/202212,740,000 shares $1.06 billion +5.4%3.1%3.3 $82.97
1/15/202212,090,000 shares $1.03 billion +3.3%3.0%3.3 $85.20
12/31/202111,700,000 shares $878.79 million +3.7%2.9%3.3 $75.11
12/15/202111,280,000 shares $769.75 million +0.3%2.8%3 $68.24
11/30/202111,250,000 shares $753.08 million -11.5%2.8%2.9 $66.94
11/15/202112,710,000 shares $983.12 million +3.4%3.1%3.5 $77.35
10/29/202112,290,000 shares $950.39 million +6.4%3.0%3.4 $77.33
10/15/202111,550,000 shares $908.52 million +1.8%2.8%3.1 $78.66
9/30/202111,350,000 shares $800.97 million -11.4%2.8%2.9 $70.57
9/15/202112,810,000 shares $851.99 million +4.5%3.2%3.1 $66.51
8/31/202112,260,000 shares $812.96 million +0.1%3.0%2.9 $66.31
8/13/202112,250,000 shares $811.56 million -5.7%3.0%3 $66.25
7/30/202112,990,000 shares $869.94 million +21.1%3.2%3.1 $66.97
7/15/202110,730,000 shares $716.76 million +1.0%2.6%2.6 $66.80
6/30/202110,620,000 shares $829.21 million +18.7%2.6%2.7 $78.08
6/15/20218,950,000 shares $736.59 million +7.1%2.2%2.5 $82.30
5/28/20218,360,000 shares $672.14 million -8.8%2.1%2.3 $80.40
5/14/20219,170,000 shares $719.85 million +9.7%2.3%2.4 $78.50
4/30/20218,360,000 shares $625.83 million +2.6%2.1%2.1 $74.86
4/15/20218,150,000 shares $589.08 million -10.6%2.0%2 $72.28
3/31/20219,120,000 shares $654.63 million -28.1%2.2%2.3 $71.78
3/15/202112,680,000 shares $1.05 billion +11.4%3.1%3.1 $82.42
2/26/202111,380,000 shares $889.35 million +19.7%2.8%2.8 $78.15
2/12/20219,510,000 shares $613.87 million +2.7%2.3%2.3 $64.55
1/29/20219,260,000 shares $540.14 million -4.1%2.3%2 $58.33
1/15/20219,660,000 shares $582.21 million +5.1%2.4%2 $60.27
12/31/20209,190,000 shares $521.26 million -22.5%2.3%1.8 $56.72
12/15/202011,850,000 shares $668.22 million -6.0%2.9%2.2 $56.39
11/30/202012,610,000 shares $713.98 million -1.7%3.1%2.3 $56.62
10/30/202013,670,000 shares $513.04 million +4.6%3.4%2.8 $37.53
10/15/202013,070,000 shares $545.15 million +11.9%3.2%2.8 $41.71
9/30/202011,680,000 shares $505.98 million +26.8%N/A2.7 $43.32
9/15/20209,210,000 shares $428.82 million +11.9%2.3%2.1 $46.56
8/31/20208,230,000 shares $432.82 million +0.9%2.0%2 $52.59
8/14/20208,160,000 shares $444.39 million +25.9%2.0%1.9 $54.46
7/31/20206,480,000 shares $364.37 million -13.0%1.6%1.4 $56.23
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7/15/20207,450,000 shares $405.28 million -14.6%1.8%1.6 $54.40
6/30/20208,720,000 shares $512.91 million -1.4%2.2%1.8 $58.82
6/15/20208,840,000 shares $562.14 million -7.5%2.2%1.6 $63.59
5/29/20209,560,000 shares $637.08 million -5.4%2.4%1.5 $66.64
5/15/202010,100,000 shares $593.68 million +20.7%2.5%1.5 $58.78
4/30/20208,370,000 shares $530.24 million -2.7%2.1%1.3 $63.35
4/15/20208,600,000 shares $438.17 million +2.9%2.1%1.5 $50.95
3/31/20208,360,000 shares $379.21 million -22.0%2.1%1.5 $45.36
3/13/202010,711,100 shares $536.63 million +26.9%2.6%2.9 $50.10
2/28/20208,440,000 shares $275.31 million +11.1%2.1%2.3 $32.62
2/14/20207,600,000 shares $459.42 million +11.4%1.9%2.4 $60.45
1/31/20206,820,000 shares $489.13 million -9.9%1.7%2.3 $71.72
1/15/20207,570,000 shares $637.70 million -4.2%1.9%2.5 $84.24
12/31/20197,900,000 shares $705.15 million +2.6%1.9%2.6 $89.26
8/15/20195,921,800 shares $436.50 million -1.6%1.4%1.8 $73.71

VLO Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Valero Energy's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Valero Energy shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of April 30th, investors have sold 11,690,000 shares of VLO short. 3.59% of Valero Energy's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Valero Energy's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Valero 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. VLO shares currently have a short interest ratio of 4.0. Learn More on Valero Energy's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Valero Energy?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Valero Energy: Walleye Trading LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, XR Securities LLC, BNP Paribas Financial Markets, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., Caas Capital Management LP, Portman Square Capital LLP, IMC Chicago LLC, and Nomura Holdings Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Valero 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. 3.59% of Valero Energy's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Valero Energy's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Valero Energy saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 11,690,000 shares, an increase of 0.7% from the previous total of 11,610,000 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 Valero Energy's float size?

Valero Energy currently has issued a total of 327,000,000 shares. Some of Valero 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. Valero Energy currently has a public float of 325,300,000 shares.

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

3.59% of Valero Energy's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "oils/energy" compare to Valero Energy: Phillips 66 (1.89%), Marathon Petroleum Co. (1.91%), Suncor Energy Inc. (1.21%), Hess Co. (1.84%), Equinor ASA (0.45%), BP p.l.c. (0.37%), ConocoPhillips (1.07%), Eni S.p.A. (0.07%), Energy Transfer LP (1.15%), The Williams Companies, Inc. (1.75%),

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 Valero Energy stock?

Short selling VLO is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Valero Energy as its price is falling. VLO shares are trading down $0.14 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 Valero Energy?

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

How often is Valero 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 VLO, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 30 2024.



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