OTCMKTS:AOIFF

Africa Oil Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$0.96
0.00 (0.00 %)
(As of 04/9/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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$0.95
Now: $0.96
$0.96
50-Day Range
$0.92
MA: $0.98
$1.04
52-Week Range
$0.60
Now: $0.96
$1.07
Volume16,350 shs
Average Volume33,368 shs
Market Capitalization$454.32 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.77

Short Interest

Africa Oil (OTCMKTS:AOIFF) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume697,600 shares
Previous Short Volume543,100 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+28.45%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$682,741.12
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover6.8
Last Record DateMarch, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares473,252,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted0.15%
Today's Trading Volume16,350 shares
Average Trading Volume33,368 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-51.00%

Short Interest Over Time


Africa Oil (OTCMKTS:AOIFF) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/15/2021697,600 shares $682,741.12 +28.5%N/A6.8 $0.98
2/26/2021543,100 shares $566,398.99 -9.0%N/A7.8 $1.04
2/12/2021596,800 shares $590,832.00 +3.3%N/A10 $0.99
1/29/2021577,700 shares $516,983.73 +1.4%N/A26.3 $0.89
1/15/2021511,500 shares $509,300.55 -6.1%N/A9 $1.00
12/31/2020511,500 shares $455,235.00 -6.1%N/A9 $0.89
12/15/2020511,500 shares $462,907.50 -6.1%N/A9 $0.91
11/30/2020544,600 shares $501,032.00 +10.2%N/A5.8 $0.92
11/15/2020494,200 shares $415,128.00 +7.1%N/A12.4 $0.84
10/30/2020461,600 shares $355,432.00 +5.9%N/A9.3 $0.77
10/15/2020436,000 shares $309,560.00 -1.4%N/A35.4 $0.71
9/30/2020442,200 shares $336,072.00 +3.3%N/A13.2 $0.76
9/15/2020428,100 shares $299,670.00 -0.3%N/A13 $0.70
8/31/2020429,300 shares $361,899.90 -5.0%N/A17.7 $0.84
8/14/2020452,100 shares $370,722.00 +0.7%N/A14.9 $0.82
7/31/2020448,800 shares $381,480.00 -1.6%N/A16.6 $0.85
7/15/2020456,000 shares $383,040.00 -4.4%N/A38.3 $0.84
6/30/2020477,000 shares $372,060.00 -8.2%N/A38.5 $0.78
6/15/2020519,700 shares $410,563.00 -31.1%N/A23.9 $0.79
5/29/2020754,200 shares $595,818.00 +27.6%N/A53.5 $0.79
5/15/2020591,100 shares $449,236.00 -2.6%N/A36.3 $0.76
4/30/2020607,000 shares $473,460.00 -1.0%N/A11.6 $0.78
4/15/2020612,900 shares $490,320.00 +0.6%N/A10.2 $0.80
3/31/2020609,500 shares $420,555.00 +8.7%N/A14.8 $0.69
3/13/2020560,900 shares $392,630.00 +5.8%N/A11.6 $0.70

Africa Oil (OTCMKTS:AOIFF) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Africa Oil's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Africa Oil shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 15th, traders have sold 697,600 shares of AOIFF short.

What is a good short interest ratio for Africa Oil?

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. Africa Oil currently has a short interest ratio of 7.0.

Is Africa Oil's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Africa Oil saw a increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totaling 697,600 shares, an increase of 28.4% from the previous total of 543,100 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 Africa Oil's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Africa Oil's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "oil & gas exploration services" compare to Africa Oil: Public Joint Stock Company Gazprom (0.00%), Glencore plc (0.00%), Pembina Pipeline Co. (0.77%), Inpex Co. (0.00%), Paramount Resources Ltd. (0.00%), Pgs Asa (0.00%), Premier Oil plc (0.00%), Zion Oil & Gas, Inc. (0.00%), Dawson Geophysical (0.66%), and ION Geophysical 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: Aon plc ($5.64 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($5.59 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.47 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($4.95 billion), Baidu, Inc. ($3.51 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.18 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.38 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.28 billion), Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.24 billion), and Bilibili Inc. ($2.06 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Africa Oil stock?

Short selling AOIFF is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Africa Oil as its price is falling. To short Africa Oil 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 Africa Oil 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 Africa Oil?

A short squeeze for Africa Oil 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 AOIFF, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Africa Oil'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 AOIFF, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 15 2021.



This page was last updated on 4/10/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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