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Houston American Energy Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.05 (-2.23 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $2.19
50-Day Range
MA: $1.68
52-Week Range
Now: $2.19
Volume1.05 million shs
Average Volume2.51 million shs
Market Capitalization$15.28 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Houston American Energy (NYSEAMERICAN:HUSA) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume596,900 shares
Previous Short Volume432,400 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+38.04%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$1.35 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.3
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares62,530,000 shares
Float Size6,160,000 shares
Short Percent of Float9.69%
Today's Trading Volume1,054,868 shares
Average Trading Volume2,506,148 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-57.91%

Short Interest Over Time

Houston American Energy (NYSEAMERICAN:HUSA) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/2021596,900 shares $1.35 million +38.0%9.7%0.3 $2.26
1/29/2021432,400 shares $1.30 million +0.1%7.0%0.3 $3.00
1/15/2021432,100 shares $1.33 million -8.2%7.0%0.6 $3.08
12/31/2020413,400 shares $777,192.00 +4.0%6.7%0.1 $1.88
12/15/2020413,400 shares $851,604.00 +4.0%6.7%0.1 $2.06
11/30/2020397,600 shares $679,896.00 -1.9%6.5%0.1 $1.71
11/15/2020405,200 shares $644,268.00 -17.7%6.6%0.1 $1.59
10/30/2020492,200 shares $694,002.00 -15.0%8.0%0.2 $1.41
10/15/2020579,100 shares $886,023.00 +8.6%9.5%0.2 $1.53
9/30/2020533,500 shares $965,635.00 -4.1%8.7%0.2 $1.81
9/15/2020556,200 shares $628,506.00 +5.7%9.1%1.2 $1.13
8/31/2020526,100 shares $510,317.00 +13.9%8.6%1 $0.97
8/14/2020462,100 shares $577,625.00 -89.9%7.6%0.8 $1.25
7/31/20204,580,000 shares $6.00 million -9.7%N/A8.7 $1.31
7/15/20205,070,000 shares $659,100.00 +9.7%N/A0.7 $0.13
6/30/20204,620,000 shares $554,400.00 +5.5%N/A0.6 $0.12
6/15/20204,380,000 shares $613,200.00 +5.5%N/A0.6 $0.14
5/29/20204,150,000 shares $622,500.00 +5.1%N/A0.6 $0.15
5/15/20203,950,000 shares $474,000.00 -0.5%N/A0.6 $0.12
4/30/20203,970,000 shares $516,100.00 +6.2%N/A0.6 $0.13
4/15/20203,740,000 shares $523,600.00 +1.4%N/A0.7 $0.14
3/31/20203,690,000 shares $627,300.00 -5.6%N/A0.7 $0.17
3/13/20203,909,200 shares $430,012.00 +19.6%7.2%0.8 $0.11
2/28/20203,270,000 shares $327,000.00 -7.9%6.0%0.7 $0.10
2/14/20203,550,000 shares $461,500.00 +20.8%6.5%0.9 $0.13

Houston American Energy (NYSEAMERICAN:HUSA) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Houston American Energy's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Houston American Energy shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of February 12th, investors have sold 596,900 shares of HUSA short. 9.69% of Houston American Energy's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest percentage for Houston American 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. 9.69% of Houston American Energy's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Houston American Energy's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Houston American Energy saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 596,900 shares, an increase of 38.0% from the previous total of 432,400 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 Houston American Energy's float size?

Houston American Energy currently has issued a total of 6,978,000 shares. Some of Houston American 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. Houston American Energy currently has a public float of 6,160,000 shares.

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

9.69% of Houston American Energy's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "crude petroleum & natural gas" compare to Houston American Energy: VOC Energy Trust (0.08%), MV Oil Trust (0.00%), Permianville Royalty Trust (0.12%), HighPoint Resources Co. (23.07%), Abraxas Petroleum Co. (6.87%), Black Dragon Resource Companies, Inc. (0.00%), Hempstract, Inc. (0.00%), Camber Energy, Inc. (0.00%), SandRidge Permian Trust (0.00%), and New Concept Energy, Inc. (8.40%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: ViacomCBS Inc. ($6.50 billion), Aon Plc ($5.58 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.30 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.97 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.80 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.84 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.40 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.35 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.07 billion), and The Kroger Co. ($2.00 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Houston American Energy stock?

Short selling HUSA is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Houston American Energy as its price is falling. Houston American Energy's stock is trading down $0.05 today. To short Houston American Energy 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 Houston American Energy 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 Houston American Energy?

A short squeeze for Houston American 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 HUSA, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Houston American 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 HUSA, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.

This page was last updated on 3/7/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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