Baytex Energy Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.01 (-0.95 %)
(As of 04/9/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $1.04
50-Day Range
MA: $1.05
52-Week Range
Now: $1.04
Volume152,496 shs
Average Volume565,095 shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Baytex Energy (OTCMKTS:BTEGF) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume232,700 shares
Previous Short Volume273,600 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-14.95%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$276,913.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.2
Last Record DateMarch, 15 2021
Today's Trading Volume152,496 shares
Average Trading Volume565,095 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-73.01%

Short Interest Over Time

Baytex Energy (OTCMKTS:BTEGF) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/15/2021232,700 shares $276,913.00 -15.0%N/A0.2 $1.19
2/26/2021273,600 shares $290,016.00 +1.2%N/A0.2 $1.06
2/12/2021270,400 shares $210,912.00 -81.3%N/A0.3 $0.78
1/29/20211,446,700 shares $868,020.00 -69.2%N/A4.8 $0.60
1/15/20212,978,200 shares $2.12 million -72.3%N/A1.1 $0.71
12/31/20202,978,200 shares $1.61 million -72.3%N/A1.1 $0.54
12/15/20202,978,200 shares $0.00 -72.3%N/A1.1N/A

Baytex Energy (OTCMKTS:BTEGF) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Baytex Energy's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Baytex Energy shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 15th, investors have sold 232,700 shares of BTEGF short.

Is Baytex Energy's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Baytex Energy saw a decrease in short interest in March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totaling 232,700 shares, a decrease of 14.9% from the previous total of 273,600 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 Baytex Energy's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Baytex Energy's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "oil & gas e&p" compare to Baytex Energy: Africa Energy Corp. (0.00%), Aker BP ASA (0.00%), Amazing Energy Oil and Gas, Co. (0.00%), Athabasca Oil Co. (0.00%), Beach Energy Limited (0.00%), Cardinal Energy Ltd. (0.00%), Chariot Oil & Gas Limited (0.00%), CN Resources Inc. (0.00%), Crew Energy Inc. (0.00%), and Diversified Gas & Oil PLC (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 Baytex Energy stock?

Short selling BTEGF is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Baytex Energy as its price is falling. Baytex Energy's stock is trading down $0.01 today. To short Baytex 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 Baytex 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 Baytex Energy?

A short squeeze for Baytex 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 BTEGF, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Baytex 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 BTEGF, 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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