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Gulf Keystone Petroleum Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.25 (+10.16 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 08:28 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $2.71
50-Day Range
MA: $2.16
52-Week Range
Now: $2.71
Volume600 shs
Average Volume6,253 shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Gulf Keystone Petroleum (OTCMKTS:GUKYF) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume278,500 shares
Previous Short Volume277,100 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+0.51%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$598,775.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover61.9
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Today's Trading Volume600 shares
Average Trading Volume6,253 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-90.40%

Short Interest Over Time

Gulf Keystone Petroleum (OTCMKTS:GUKYF) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/2021278,500 shares $598,775.00 +0.5%N/A61.9 $2.15
1/29/2021277,100 shares $514,020.50 -0.1%N/A42 $1.86
11/15/20202,800 shares $2,828.00 -3.5%N/A28 $1.01
10/30/20202,900 shares $2,929.00 -19.4%N/A9.7 $1.01
10/15/20203,600 shares $3,384.00 -2.7%N/A1.1 $0.94
9/30/20203,700 shares $3,441.00 -21.3%N/A1.1 $0.93
9/15/20204,700 shares $4,277.00 +27.0%N/A11.8 $0.91
8/31/20203,700 shares $4,255.00 +12.1%N/A18.5 $1.15
8/14/20203,300 shares $3,795.00 -43.1%N/A6.6 $1.15
7/31/20205,800 shares $7,482.00 -3.3%N/A11.6 $1.29
7/15/20206,000 shares $7,140.00 -20.0%N/A6.7 $1.19
6/30/20207,500 shares $9,825.00 -15.7%N/A25 $1.31
6/15/20208,900 shares $10,413.00 +67.9%N/A2.1 $1.17
5/29/20205,300 shares $6,307.00 -8.6%N/A4.4 $1.19
5/15/20205,800 shares $5,220.00 +3.6%N/A3.1 $0.90
4/30/20205,600 shares $5,544.00 +1.8%N/A0.1 $0.99
4/15/20205,500 shares $5,348.75 +685.7%N/A3.1 $0.97
3/31/2020700 shares $700.00 No ChangeN/A0 $1.00
2/14/2020500 shares $655.00 -50.0%N/A1 $1.31
1/31/20201,000 shares $2,050.00 +66.7%N/A1.4 $2.05
1/15/2020600 shares $1,536.00 No ChangeN/A1.2 $2.56

Gulf Keystone Petroleum (OTCMKTS:GUKYF) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Gulf Keystone Petroleum's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Gulf Keystone Petroleum shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 12th, traders have sold 278,500 shares of GUKYF short.

What is a good short interest ratio for Gulf Keystone 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. Gulf Keystone Petroleum currently has a short interest ratio of 62.0.

Is Gulf Keystone Petroleum's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Gulf Keystone Petroleum saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 278,500 shares, an increase of 0.5% from the previous total of 277,100 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 Gulf Keystone Petroleum's short interest compare to its competitors?

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

Short selling GUKYF is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Gulf Keystone Petroleum as its price is falling. Gulf Keystone Petroleum's stock is trading up $0.25 today. To short Gulf Keystone 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 Gulf Keystone 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 Gulf Keystone Petroleum?

A short squeeze for Gulf Keystone 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 GUKYF, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Gulf Keystone 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 GUKYF, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.

This page was last updated on 3/8/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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