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Evolution Petroleum Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.09 (+2.44 %)
(As of 05/17/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume92,153 shs
Average Volume170,445 shs
Market Capitalization$126.66 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.25%

Short Interest

Evolution Petroleum (NYSEAMERICAN:EPM) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume675,000 shares
Previous Short Volume520,800 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+29.61%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$2.36 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover3.8
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares33,190,000 shares
Float Size30,300,000 shares
Short Percent of Float2.23%
Today's Trading Volume92,153 shares
Average Trading Volume170,445 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-45.93%

Short Interest Over Time

Evolution Petroleum (NYSEAMERICAN:EPM) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/2021675,000 shares $2.36 million +29.6%2.2%3.8 $3.50
3/31/2021520,800 shares $1.69 million +3.7%1.7%2.9 $3.24
3/15/2021502,200 shares $1.59 million -7.6%1.7%2.9 $3.17
2/26/2021543,600 shares $1.78 million +21.1%1.8%3.4 $3.28
2/12/2021449,000 shares $1.85 million +11.9%1.5%3.1 $4.11
1/29/2021401,100 shares $1.50 million +9.5%1.3%2.7 $3.73
1/15/2021366,400 shares $1.24 million -1.4%1.2%2.7 $3.39
12/31/2020371,500 shares $1.04 million +3.0%1.3%2.8 $2.79
12/15/2020360,600 shares $959,196.00 +6.4%1.2%3 $2.66
11/30/2020338,800 shares $1.01 million +7.1%1.1%2.8 $2.98
11/15/2020316,400 shares $746,704.00 -4.5%1.1%2.7 $2.36
10/30/2020331,300 shares $728,860.00 -2.1%1.1%3 $2.20
10/15/2020338,400 shares $768,168.00 +10.7%1.1%3.2 $2.27
9/30/2020305,600 shares $684,544.00 -10.8%1.0%3 $2.24
9/15/2020342,500 shares $859,675.00 -5.7%1.1%2.9 $2.51
8/31/2020363,100 shares $991,263.00 +2.0%1.2%2.9 $2.73
8/14/2020356,100 shares $1.03 million -7.8%1.2%2.3 $2.88
7/31/2020386,400 shares $1.01 million -20.5%1.3%2.3 $2.62
7/15/2020486,000 shares $1.25 million -7.5%1.6%2.6 $2.57
6/30/2020525,500 shares $1.46 million +50.4%1.7%2.6 $2.78
6/15/2020349,300 shares $988,519.00 -23.7%1.2%1.8 $2.83
5/29/2020458,000 shares $1.15 million -19.1%1.5%2.3 $2.50
5/15/2020566,100 shares $1.37 million -16.5%1.9%3.1 $2.42
4/30/2020678,000 shares $2.01 million -8.6%2.2%4 $2.97
4/15/2020741,400 shares $2.02 million -16.8%2.4%4.6 $2.73

Evolution Petroleum (NYSEAMERICAN:EPM) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Evolution Petroleum's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Evolution Petroleum shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of April 15th, investors have sold 675,000 shares of EPM short. 2.23% of Evolution Petroleum's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Evolution Petroleum?

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. Evolution Petroleum currently has a short interest ratio of 4.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Evolution Petroleum?

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. 2.23% of Evolution Petroleum's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Evolution Petroleum's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Evolution Petroleum saw a increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 675,000 shares, an increase of 29.6% from the previous total of 520,800 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 Evolution Petroleum's float size?

Evolution Petroleum currently has issued a total of 33,507,000 shares. Some of Evolution Petroleum'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. Evolution Petroleum currently has a public float of 30,300,000 shares.

How does Evolution Petroleum's short interest compare to its competitors?

2.23% of Evolution Petroleum's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "oil & gas exploration & production" compare to Evolution Petroleum: ConocoPhillips (0.00%), EOG Resources, Inc. (0.00%), Pioneer Natural Resources (0.00%), Devon Energy Co. (0.00%), Diamondback Energy, Inc. (0.00%), Continental Resources, Inc. (16.52%), Marathon Oil Co. (3.52%), Cimarex Energy Co. (2.06%), Cabot Oil & Gas Co. (4.25%), and EQT Co. (0.00%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Analog Devices, Inc. ($5.85 billion), Aon plc ($5.61 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.44 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.49 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($3.35 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.53 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.48 billion), Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.39 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.26 billion), and Nuance Communications, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Evolution Petroleum stock?

Short selling EPM is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Evolution Petroleum as its price is falling. Evolution Petroleum's stock is trading up $0.09 today. To short Evolution Petroleum 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 Evolution Petroleum 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 Evolution Petroleum?

A short squeeze for Evolution Petroleum 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 EPM, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Evolution Petroleum'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 EPM, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 5/18/2021 by Staff
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