Centrus Energy Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.70 (-2.77 %)
(As of 05/6/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume55,082 shs
Average Volume136,410 shs
Market Capitalization$328.61 million
P/E Ratio8.71
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Centrus Energy (NYSEAMERICAN:LEU) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume307,600 shares
Previous Short Volume267,500 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+14.99%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$7.37 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover2.3
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares8,050,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted2.30%
Today's Trading Volume55,082 shares
Average Trading Volume136,410 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-59.62%

Short Interest Over Time

Centrus Energy (NYSEAMERICAN:LEU) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/2021307,600 shares $7.37 million +15.0%N/A2.3 $23.95
3/31/2021267,500 shares $5.65 million +22.4%N/A1.8 $21.13
3/15/2021218,500 shares $5.08 million +23.9%N/A1.3 $23.25
2/26/2021176,400 shares $4.45 million -10.1%N/A1 $25.20
2/12/2021196,300 shares $4.64 million -20.4%N/A1.1 $23.64
1/29/2021246,600 shares $6.10 million -8.5%N/A1.4 $24.73
1/15/2021269,400 shares $7.33 million -9.7%N/A1.8 $27.20
12/31/2020298,200 shares $7.12 million +70.7%N/A2.2$23.86
12/15/2020174,700 shares $3.67 million +23.9%N/A1.4$20.98
11/30/2020141,000 shares $1.77 million +52.1%N/A1.1$12.55
11/15/202092,700 shares $930,708.00 -44.3%N/A0.7$10.04
10/30/2020166,400 shares $1.61 million -7.5%N/A1$9.65
10/15/2020179,900 shares $1.92 million +57.8%N/A1$10.66
9/30/2020114,000 shares $954,180.00 +14.9%N/A0.7$8.37
9/15/202099,200 shares $1.17 million -63.8%N/A0.7$11.83
8/31/2020274,300 shares $2.86 million +427.5%N/A2.2 $10.41
8/14/202052,000 shares $553,280.00 +465.2%0.8%0.5 $10.64
7/31/20209,200 shares $141,772.00 +95.7%0.1%0.2 $15.41
7/15/20204,700 shares $69,560.00 -48.9%0.1%0.1 $14.80
6/30/20209,200 shares $124,292.00 +39.4%0.1%0.2 $13.51
6/15/20206,600 shares $65,406.00 +65.0%0.1%0.1 $9.91
5/29/20204,000 shares $40,600.00 -9.1%0.1%0.1 $10.15
5/15/20204,400 shares $37,620.00 -66.2%0.1%0.1 $8.55
4/30/202013,000 shares $106,210.00 -29.0%0.2%0.3 $8.17
4/15/202018,300 shares $124,074.00 +2.2%0.3%0.4 $6.78

Centrus Energy (NYSEAMERICAN:LEU) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Centrus Energy's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Centrus Energy shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of April 15th, traders have sold 307,600 shares of LEU short.

What is a good short interest ratio for Centrus 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. Centrus Energy currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

Is Centrus Energy's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Centrus Energy saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 307,600 shares, an increase of 15.0% from the previous total of 267,500 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.

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

0.00% of Centrus Energy's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels" compare to Centrus Energy: Piedmont Lithium Limited (0.00%), Energy Fuels Inc. (12.75%), U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (5.41%), United States Lime & Minerals, Inc. (1.41%), Intrepid Potash, Inc. (2.74%), Ciner Resources LP (0.04%), Gold Standard Ventures Corp (1.95%), ZEN Graphene Solutions Ltd. (0.00%), Smart Sand, Inc. (8.92%), and Global Crossing Airlines Group Inc. (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 Centrus Energy stock?

Short selling LEU is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Centrus Energy as its price is falling. Centrus Energy's stock is trading down $0.70 today. To short Centrus 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 Centrus 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 Centrus Energy?

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

How often is Centrus 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 LEU, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 5/6/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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