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Vital Energy (VTLE) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$50.56
-0.35 (-0.69%)
(As of 05/21/2024 ET)

Vital Energy Short Interest Data

Current Short Interest
7,940,000 shares
Previous Short Interest
8,460,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-6.15%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$420.98 million
Short Interest Ratio
10.8 Days to Cover
Last Record Date
April 30, 2024
Outstanding Shares
36,660,000 shares
Float Size
21,200,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
37.45%
Today's Trading Volume
682,846 shares
Average Trading Volume
752,198 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
91%
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VTLE Short Interest Over Time

VTLE Days to Cover Over Time

VTLE Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Vital Energy Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/30/20247,940,000 shares $420.98 million -6.2%37.5%10.8 $53.02
4/15/20248,460,000 shares $467.58 million +6.8%39.8%11.4 $55.27
3/31/20247,920,000 shares $416.12 million +17.2%38.1%10.3 $52.54
3/15/20246,760,000 shares $343.34 million -1.3%32.5%9.1 $50.79
2/29/20246,850,000 shares $344.76 million +4.9%34.1%8.6 $50.33
2/15/20246,530,000 shares $301.62 million +4.7%32.7%7.9 $46.19
1/31/20246,240,000 shares $273.50 million +10.3%26.6%7.6 $43.83
1/15/20245,660,000 shares $242.76 million +7.4%24.1%7 $42.89
12/31/20235,270,000 shares $239.73 million +24.0%22.8%6.7 $45.49
12/15/20234,250,000 shares $189.08 million -3.0%15.4%5.4 $44.49
11/30/20234,380,000 shares $196.40 million +13.5%20.6%5.5 $44.84
11/15/20233,860,000 shares $181.34 million +10.9%18.9%5.3 $46.98
10/31/20233,480,000 shares $174.14 million +3.0%16.3%4.8 $50.04
10/15/20233,380,000 shares $187.49 million -5.6%16.2%4.7 $55.47
9/30/20233,580,000 shares $198.40 million -18.6%17.2%5 $55.42
9/15/20234,400,000 shares $236.06 million +10.6%24.2%6.5 $53.65
8/31/20233,980,000 shares $239.95 million +4.2%25.1%6.2 $60.29
8/15/20233,820,000 shares $205.44 million +5.2%24.1%6 $53.78
7/31/20233,630,000 shares $191.59 million -0.6%23.0%5.6 $52.78
7/15/20233,650,000 shares $169.47 million -9.0%23.2%5.7 $46.43
6/30/20234,010,000 shares $181.09 million +5.3%25.5%6.2 $45.16
6/15/20233,810,000 shares $161.73 million +3.5%24.2%5.9 $42.45
5/31/20233,680,000 shares $152.76 million +14.3%23.7%5.6 $41.51
5/15/20233,220,000 shares $136.01 million No Change20.8%4.7 $42.24

VTLE Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Vital Energy's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Vital Energy shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of April 30th, traders have sold 7,940,000 shares of VTLE short. 37.45% of Vital Energy's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Vital Energy's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Vital 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. VTLE shares currently have a short interest ratio of 11.0. Learn More on Vital Energy's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Vital Energy?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Vital Energy: Walleye Trading LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, 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 Vital 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. 37.45% of Vital Energy's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Vital Energy's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Vital Energy saw a decrease in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 7,940,000 shares, a decrease of 6.1% from the previous total of 8,460,000 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 Vital Energy's float size?

Vital Energy currently has issued a total of 36,660,000 shares. Some of Vital 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. Vital Energy currently has a public float of 21,200,000 shares.

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

37.45% of Vital Energy's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "oils/energy" compare to Vital Energy: Vermilion Energy Inc. (4.83%), Par Pacific Holdings, Inc. (5.31%), Kimbell Royalty Partners, LP (1.50%), Crescent Energy (10.96%), Talos Energy Inc. (5.88%), Dorchester Minerals, L.P. (1.28%), Atlas Energy Solutions Inc. (10.23%), Granite Ridge Resources, Inc. (3.08%), SilverBow Resources, Inc. (5.25%), Kosmos Energy Ltd. (8.18%),

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 Vital Energy stock?

Short selling VTLE is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Vital Energy as its price is falling. VTLE 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 Vital Energy?

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

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



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