Petrofac Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.13 (-13.98 %)
(As of 06/21/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume3,310 shs
Average Volume11,277 shs
Market Capitalization$553.46 million
P/E Ratio11.43
Dividend YieldN/A

Petrofac (OTCMKTS:POFCY) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume8,200 shares
Previous Short Volume1,800 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+355.56%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$7,626.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.4
Last Record DateMay, 28 2021
Outstanding Shares691,826,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted0.00%
Today's Trading Volume3,310 shares
Average Trading Volume11,277 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-70.65%

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Petrofac (OTCMKTS:POFCY) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
5/28/20218,200 shares $7,626.00 +355.6%N/A0.4 $0.93
5/14/20211,800 shares $1,692.00 -76.9%N/A0.4 $0.94
4/30/20217,800 shares $6,591.00 +4.0%N/A1.9 $0.85
4/15/20217,500 shares $6,637.50 -49.0%N/A1.2 $0.89
3/31/202114,700 shares $9,849.00 +241.9%N/A0.4 $0.67
3/15/20214,300 shares $4,042.00 -68.6%N/A1 $0.94
2/26/202113,700 shares $12,330.00 -47.3%N/A1.1 $0.90
2/12/202126,000 shares $21,970.00 No ChangeN/A3.3 $0.85
1/15/20216,100 shares $6,588.00 +221.1%N/A0.2 $1.08
12/31/202018,100 shares $18,043.89 +196.7%N/A0.9 $1.00
12/15/20206,100 shares $6,710.00 +221.1%N/A0.2 $1.10
11/30/20201,900 shares $2,128.00 -60.4%N/A1.1 $1.12
11/15/20204,800 shares $3,600.96 No ChangeN/A6.9 $0.75
10/30/20204,800 shares $3,611.52 -12.7%N/A4.8 $0.75
10/15/20205,500 shares $3,749.35 No ChangeN/A1.8 $0.68
8/14/2020100 shares $109.00 No ChangeN/A0 $1.09
5/29/20204,000 shares $4,120.00 +122.2%N/A4 $1.03
5/15/20201,800 shares $1,836.00 +38.5%N/A0.7 $1.02
4/30/20201,300 shares $1,547.00 -7.1%N/A0.4 $1.19
4/15/20201,400 shares $1,666.00 -94.7%N/A0.4 $1.19
3/31/202026,300 shares $30,245.00 +3,657.1%N/A4.8 $1.15
3/13/2020700 shares $777.00 No ChangeN/A0.2 $1.11
1/15/2020200 shares $492.00 No ChangeN/A0.2 $2.46

Petrofac (OTCMKTS:POFCY) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Petrofac's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Petrofac shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of May 28th, investors have sold 8,200 shares of POFCY short.

Is Petrofac's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Petrofac saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 28th, there was short interest totaling 8,200 shares, an increase of 355.6% from the previous total of 1,800 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 Petrofac's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Petrofac's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "private households" compare to Petrofac: Ero Copper Corp. (0.00%), The Japan Steel Works, Ltd. (0.00%), AO World plc (0.00%), BR Malls Participações S.A. (0.00%), SSP Group plc (0.00%), Pharma Mar, S.A. (0.00%), Capstone Mining Corp. (0.00%), Schaeffler AG (0.00%), Tokuyama Co. (0.00%), and Oxford Biomedica 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: Tesla, Inc. ($25.04 billion), AstraZeneca PLC ($7.50 billion), Aon plc ($7.09 billion), Square, Inc. ($6.95 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($6.90 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($6.79 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($6.18 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($5.54 billion), Sea Limited ($4.96 billion), and Wayfair Inc. ($4.25 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Petrofac stock?

Short selling POFCY is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Petrofac as its price is falling. Petrofac's stock is trading down $0.13 today. To short Petrofac 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 Petrofac 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 Petrofac?

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

How often is Petrofac'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 POFCY, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is May, 28 2021.

This page was last updated on 6/22/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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