Africa Energy Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

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(As of 04/19/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $0.22
50-Day Range
MA: $0.24
52-Week Range
Now: $0.22
Volume646 shs
Average Volume23,431 shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Africa Energy (OTCMKTS:HPMCF) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume18,300 shares
Previous Short Volume18,100 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+1.10%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$4,044.30
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover1.1
Last Record DateMarch, 31 2021
Today's Trading Volume646 shares
Average Trading Volume23,431 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-97.24%

Short Interest Over Time

Africa Energy (OTCMKTS:HPMCF) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/202118,300 shares $4,044.30 +1.1%N/A1.1 $0.22
3/15/202118,100 shares $4,608.26 -5.7%N/A1.7 $0.25
2/26/202119,200 shares $4,608.00 +14.3%N/A0.7 $0.24
2/12/202116,800 shares $4,317.60 -7.7%N/A0.6 $0.26
1/29/202118,200 shares $4,293.38 -14.6%N/A0.2 $0.24
1/15/202125,300 shares $7,084.00 +112.6%N/A0.3 $0.28
12/31/202025,300 shares $7,235.80 +112.6%N/A0.3 $0.29
12/15/202025,300 shares $7,311.70 +112.6%N/A0.3 $0.29
11/30/202011,900 shares $3,668.77 -87.0%N/A0.3 $0.31
11/15/202091,700 shares $29,252.30 +781.7%N/A1.4 $0.32
10/30/202010,400 shares $3,328.00 +372.7%N/A0.1 $0.32
10/15/20202,200 shares $836.00 -67.7%N/A0 $0.38
9/30/20206,800 shares $2,420.80 +19.3%N/A4.5 $0.36
9/15/20205,700 shares $2,052.00 -63.9%N/A0.2 $0.36
8/31/202015,800 shares $5,561.60 +953.3%N/A0.2 $0.35
8/14/20201,500 shares $510.00 -92.6%N/A0 $0.34
7/31/202020,300 shares $6,902.00 No ChangeN/A1.4 $0.34
5/15/20207,500 shares $0.00 -18.5%N/A3.8N/A
4/30/20209,200 shares $1,472.00 +61.4%N/A2.4 $0.16
4/15/20205,700 shares $0.00 +50.0%N/A0.7N/A
3/31/20203,800 shares $570.00 No ChangeN/A1.2 $0.15
3/13/20203,800 shares $456.00 No ChangeN/A0.3 $0.12
1/31/2020400 shares $0.00 -97.7%N/A0.1N/A
1/15/202017,000 shares $3,740.00 No ChangeN/A1.6 $0.22

Africa Energy (OTCMKTS:HPMCF) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Africa Energy's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Africa Energy shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of March 31st, investors have sold 18,300 shares of HPMCF short.

What is a good short interest ratio for Africa 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. Africa Energy currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0.

Is Africa Energy's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Africa Energy saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 18,300 shares, an increase of 1.1% from the previous total of 18,100 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 Energy's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Africa 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 Africa Energy: 88 Energy Limited (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: Analog Devices, Inc. ($5.84 billion), Aon plc ($5.47 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.36 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.99 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.77 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.90 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.43 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.38 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.28 billion), and Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Africa Energy stock?

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

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

How often is Africa 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 HPMCF, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 4/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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