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WEC Energy Group (WEC) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$79.30
+1.30 (+1.67%)
(As of 02/21/2024 ET)

WEC Energy Group Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
6,320,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
5,160,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+22.48%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$510.40 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
2.7
Last Record Date
January 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
315,430,000 shares
Float Size
314,910,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
2.01%
Today's Trading Volume
1,313,458 shares
Average Trading Volume
2,691,516 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
49%
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WEC Energy Group Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/31/20246,320,000 shares $510.40 million +22.5%2.0%2.7 $80.76
1/15/20245,160,000 shares $427.20 million +2.6%1.6%2.5 $82.79
12/31/20235,030,000 shares $423.38 million -4.4%1.6%2.5 $84.17
12/15/20235,260,000 shares $433.53 million +4.0%1.7%2.6 $82.42
11/30/20235,060,000 shares $423.12 million -13.7%1.6%2.7 $83.62
11/15/20235,860,000 shares $477.18 million +10.6%1.9%3.3 $81.43
10/31/20235,300,000 shares $431.37 million +9.7%1.7%3.3 $81.39
10/15/20234,830,000 shares $398.57 million +22.9%1.5%3.1 $82.52
9/30/20233,930,000 shares $316.56 million -1.8%1.3%2.7 $80.55
9/15/20234,000,000 shares $345.04 million -3.4%1.3%3.1 $86.26
8/31/20234,140,000 shares $348.26 million -5.1%1.3%3.2 $84.12
8/15/20234,360,000 shares $367.24 million +17.8%1.4%3.2 $84.23
7/31/20233,700,000 shares $332.48 million -17.2%1.2%2.6 $89.86
7/15/20234,470,000 shares $408.56 million -2.8%1.4%3.3 $91.40
6/30/20234,600,000 shares $405.90 million +10.6%1.5%3.4 $88.24
6/15/20234,160,000 shares $380.97 million +6.1%1.3%3 $91.58
5/31/20233,920,000 shares $342.41 million -5.1%1.2%2.7 $87.35
5/15/20234,130,000 shares $381.24 million +7.6%1.3%3 $92.31
4/30/20233,840,000 shares $369.29 million -6.1%1.2%2.9 $96.17
4/15/20234,090,000 shares $396.08 million -5.1%1.3%3.1 $96.84
3/31/20234,310,000 shares $408.54 million +0.5%1.4%3.1 $94.79
3/15/20234,290,000 shares $406.22 million +2.1%1.4%3.2 $94.69
2/28/20234,200,000 shares $372.37 million +1.7%1.3%3.2 $88.66
2/15/20234,130,000 shares $380.41 million +4.3%1.3%3.2 $92.11
1/31/20233,960,000 shares $372.20 million -13.2%1.3%2.9 $93.99
1/15/20234,560,000 shares $436.62 million -4.6%1.5%3.1 $95.75
12/30/20224,780,000 shares $448.17 million -5.5%1.5%3.1 $93.76
12/15/20225,060,000 shares $488.49 million +22.5%1.6%3.2 $96.54
11/30/20224,130,000 shares $409.45 million -10.0%1.3%2.6 $99.14
11/15/20224,590,000 shares $428.06 million +7.8%1.5%3.1 $93.26
10/31/20224,260,000 shares $389.07 million +6.5%1.4%3 $91.33
10/15/20224,000,000 shares $337.20 million -2.7%1.3%3 $84.30
9/30/20224,110,000 shares $367.56 million -13.8%1.3%3.3 $89.43
9/15/20224,770,000 shares $482.06 million -5.2%1.5%4 $101.06
8/31/20225,030,000 shares $518.79 million +3.1%1.6%4 $103.14
8/15/20224,880,000 shares $518.65 million +11.2%1.6%3.8 $106.28
7/31/20224,390,000 shares $455.73 million -10.8%1.4%3.1 $103.81
7/15/20224,920,000 shares $495.69 million +0.4%1.6%3.3 $100.75
6/30/20224,900,000 shares $493.14 million +9.9%1.6%3.3 $100.64
6/15/20224,460,000 shares $409.78 million +5.9%1.4%3 $91.88













WEC Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is WEC Energy Group's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of WEC Energy Group shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of January 31st, investors have sold 6,320,000 shares of WEC short. 2.01% of WEC Energy Group's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on WEC Energy Group's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for WEC Energy Group?

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. WEC shares currently have a short interest ratio of 3.0. Learn More on WEC Energy Group's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting WEC Energy Group?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of WEC Energy Group: Wolverine Trading LLC, Paloma Partners Management Co, Citadel Advisors LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., PEAK6 Investments LLC, Capstone Investment 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.

What is a good short interest percentage for WEC Energy Group?

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. 2.01% of WEC Energy Group's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is WEC Energy Group's short interest increasing or decreasing?

WEC Energy Group saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 6,320,000 shares, an increase of 22.5% from the previous total of 5,160,000 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 WEC Energy Group's float size?

WEC Energy Group currently has issued a total of 315,430,000 shares. Some of WEC Energy Group'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. WEC Energy Group currently has a public float of 314,910,000 shares.

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

2.01% of WEC Energy Group's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "utilities" compare to WEC Energy Group: Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (1.25%), Consolidated Edison, Inc. (1.89%), Ameren Co. (1.30%), CMS Energy Co. (3.58%), NiSource Inc. (1.22%), PG&E Co. (1.30%), Xcel Energy Inc. (1.37%), Exelon Co. (1.25%), Alliant Energy Co. (1.87%), Duke Energy Co. (1.22%),

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. ($4.48 billion), General Motors ($3.85 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.38 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.00 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($2.66 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.37 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.25 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.11 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.06 billion), and Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc. ($1.67 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short WEC Energy Group stock?

Short selling WEC is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from WEC Energy Group as its price is falling. WEC shares are trading up $1.30 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 WEC Energy Group?

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

How often is WEC Energy Group'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 WEC, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 31 2024.



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This page (NYSE:WEC) was last updated on 2/22/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff