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DOW   37,983.24
QQQ   438.27
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 4/12/2024
5 Trends You Need to Know This Quarter
MarketBeat Week in Review – 4/8 - 4/12
Faced with possibly paying for news, Google removes links to California news sites for some users
The US and UK restrict the trade of Russian-origin metals
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S&P 500   5,123.41
DOW   37,983.24
QQQ   438.27
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How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 4/12/2024
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The US and UK restrict the trade of Russian-origin metals
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Western Midstream Partners (WES) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$34.54
-0.83 (-2.35%)
(As of 04/12/2024 ET)

Western Midstream Partners Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
5,850,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
7,290,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-19.75%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$207.97 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
4.4
Last Record Date
March 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
380,480,000 shares
Float Size
192,530,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
3.04%
Today's Trading Volume
935,868 shares
Average Trading Volume
968,696 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
97%
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WES Short Interest Over Time

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Western Midstream Partners Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/20245,850,000 shares $207.97 million -19.8%3.0%4.4 $35.55
3/15/20247,290,000 shares $251.72 million +27.0%3.8%5.5 $34.53
2/29/20245,740,000 shares $192.12 million -7.9%3.0%3.9 $33.47
2/15/20246,230,000 shares $178.99 million -15.2%3.2%4.4 $28.73
1/31/20247,350,000 shares $211.17 million +0.3%3.8%6.3 $28.73
1/15/20247,330,000 shares $209.64 million +23.6%3.8%6.5 $28.60
12/31/20235,930,000 shares $173.51 million -36.2%3.1%5.4 $29.26
12/15/20239,290,000 shares $262.44 million +19.0%4.8%8.4 $28.25
11/30/20237,810,000 shares $232.89 million +8.9%4.1%6.1 $29.82
11/15/20237,170,000 shares $202.48 million -8.7%3.7%5.7 $28.24
10/31/20237,850,000 shares $210.62 million -5.1%4.0%6 $26.83
10/15/20238,270,000 shares $226.76 million +21.1%5.1%6.4 $27.42
9/30/20236,830,000 shares $185.98 million +37.4%4.2%5.3 $27.23
9/15/20234,970,000 shares $129.17 million -8.1%2.5%4 $25.99
8/31/20235,410,000 shares $144.34 million +2.9%2.8%5.7 $26.68
8/15/20235,260,000 shares $142.49 million +7.1%2.7%5.7 $27.09
7/31/20234,910,000 shares $138.76 million -7.0%2.6%5.4 $28.26
7/15/20235,280,000 shares $144.41 million -7.4%2.8%6.3 $27.35
6/30/20235,700,000 shares $151.16 million +12.7%3.0%7.2 $26.52
6/15/20235,060,000 shares $137.23 million -9.2%2.6%6.2 $27.12
5/31/20235,570,000 shares $140.59 million -19.4%2.9%6.4 $25.24
5/15/20236,910,000 shares $180.01 million +0.9%3.6%7 $26.05
4/30/20236,850,000 shares $181.32 million -2.7%3.6%6.9 $26.47
4/15/20237,040,000 shares $190.08 million -6.6%3.7%6.9 $27.00
3/31/20237,540,000 shares $198.83 million +29.8%3.9%7.3 $26.37
3/15/20235,810,000 shares $142.46 million +18.1%3.0%5.4 $24.52
2/28/20234,920,000 shares $127.97 million +20.0%2.6%5 $26.01
2/15/20234,100,000 shares $117.14 million +21.3%2.1%4.3 $28.57
1/31/20233,380,000 shares $91.33 million -49.7%1.8%3.7 $27.02
1/15/20236,720,000 shares $190.31 million +13.3%3.5%7.6 $28.32
12/30/20225,930,000 shares $159.22 million -3.6%3.1%6.2 $26.85
12/15/20226,150,000 shares $159.78 million -5.7%3.2%6.2 $25.98
11/30/20226,520,000 shares $182.43 million -7.7%3.4%6.8 $27.98
11/15/20227,060,000 shares $193.73 million +18.5%3.6%7.6 $27.44
10/31/20225,960,000 shares $171.11 million -19.7%3.1%6.6 $28.71
10/15/20227,420,000 shares $193.44 million +4.7%3.8%8.4 $26.07
9/30/20227,090,000 shares $178.38 million -4.7%3.7%8.1 $25.16
9/15/20227,440,000 shares $209.06 million -6.8%3.8%8 $28.10
8/31/20227,980,000 shares $224.32 million +1.1%4.1%7.4 $28.11
8/15/20227,890,000 shares $218.32 million +19.2%3.9%7 $27.67
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WES Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Western Midstream Partners' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Western Midstream Partners shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 31st, investors have sold 5,850,000 shares of WES short. 3.04% of Western Midstream Partners' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Western Midstream Partners' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Western Midstream Partners?

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. WES shares currently have a short interest ratio of 4.0. Learn More on Western Midstream Partners's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Western Midstream Partners?

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

What is a good short interest percentage for Western Midstream Partners?

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. 3.04% of Western Midstream Partners' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Western Midstream Partners' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Western Midstream Partners saw a decline in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 5,850,000 shares, a decline of 19.8% from the previous total of 7,290,000 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 Western Midstream Partners' float size?

Western Midstream Partners currently has issued a total of 380,480,000 shares. Some of Western Midstream Partners' 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. Western Midstream Partners currently has a public float of 192,530,000 shares.

How does Western Midstream Partners' short interest compare to its competitors?

3.04% of Western Midstream Partners' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "oils/energy" compare to Western Midstream Partners: Antero Midstream Co. (4.09%), EnLink Midstream, LLC (5.16%), DT Midstream, Inc. (3.74%), Equitrans Midstream Co. (2.18%), Targa Resources Corp. (1.73%), TC Energy Co. (10.75%), Kinder Morgan, Inc. (2.29%), The Williams Companies, Inc. (1.86%), Energy Transfer LP (1.11%), Texas Pacific Land Co. (3.07%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: TC Energy Co. ($4.49 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.94 billion), General Motors ($3.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.32 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.21 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($3.13 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($3.08 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.28 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.24 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.14 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Western Midstream Partners stock?

Short selling WES is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Western Midstream Partners as its price is falling. WES shares are trading down $0.83 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 Western Midstream Partners?

A short squeeze for Western Midstream Partners 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 WES, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Western Midstream Partners' 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 WES, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2024.



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