Viking Energy Group Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.01 (-1.87 %)
(As of 05/11/2021 03:57 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume23,047 shs
Average Volume24,724 shs
Market Capitalization$36.73 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Viking Energy Group (OTCMKTS:VKIN) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume3,600 shares
Previous Short Volume4,700 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-23.40%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$2,304.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.1
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares68,010,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted0.01%
Today's Trading Volume23,047 shares
Average Trading Volume24,724 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-6.78%

Short Interest Over Time

Viking Energy Group (OTCMKTS:VKIN) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/20213,600 shares $2,304.00 -23.4%N/A0.1$0.64
3/31/20214,700 shares $4,441.50 +2,250.0%N/A0.2$0.95
3/15/2021200 shares $200.00 No ChangeN/A0$1.00
1/29/202148,200 shares $5,955.11 +59.6%N/A0.2$0.12
1/15/202116,600 shares $2,084.13 -49.9%N/A0.2$0.13
12/31/20208,600 shares $1,118.86 -48.2%N/A0$0.13
12/15/202016,600 shares $1,992.00 -49.9%N/A0.2$0.12
11/30/202033,100 shares $4,309.62 +51.1%N/A0.2$0.13
10/30/2020107,000 shares $17,130.70 -14.2%N/A0.6$0.16
10/15/2020124,700 shares $22,134.25 +363.6%N/A0.4$0.18
9/30/202026,900 shares $2,902.51 -47.3%N/A0.3$0.11
9/15/202051,000 shares $5,344.80 +1,658.6%N/A0.2$0.10
8/31/20202,900 shares $306.53 -54.7%N/A0$0.11
8/14/20206,400 shares $911.36 +39.1%N/A0$0.14
7/31/20204,600 shares $667.00 -72.9%N/A0$0.15
7/15/202017,000 shares $2,720.00 +183.3%N/A0.2$0.16
6/30/20206,000 shares $996.60 -88.4%N/A0$0.17
6/15/202051,800 shares $9,717.68 +62.9%N/A0.2$0.19
5/29/202031,800 shares $4,114.92 +1,573.7%N/A0.1$0.13
5/15/20201,900 shares $190.00 -91.4%N/A0$0.10
4/30/202022,000 shares $2,409.00 +307.4%N/A0.2$0.11
4/15/20205,400 shares $545.40 No ChangeN/A0$0.10
3/13/202012,500 shares $1,687.50 -47.7%N/A0.1$0.14
2/28/202023,900 shares $4,003.25 +119.3%N/A0.1$0.17
2/14/202010,900 shares $2,125.50 -79.1%N/A0$0.20

Viking Energy Group (OTCMKTS:VKIN) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Viking Energy Group's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Viking Energy Group shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of April 15th, investors have sold 3,600 shares of VKIN short.

Is Viking Energy Group's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Viking Energy Group saw a decline in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,600 shares, a decline of 23.4% from the previous total of 4,700 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 Viking Energy Group's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Viking Energy Group's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "crude petroleum & natural gas" compare to Viking Energy Group: Goodrich Petroleum Co. (2.50%), Evolution Petroleum Co. (2.23%), Obsidian Energy Ltd. (0.00%), PEDEVCO Corp. (0.63%), Amplify Energy Corp. (3.60%), TransGlobe Energy Co. (0.10%), Epsilon Energy Ltd. (0.01%), PrimeEnergy Resources Co. (1.88%), PermRock Royalty Trust (0.18%), and MV Oil Trust (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. ($5.85 billion), Aon plc ($5.61 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.44 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.49 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($3.35 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.53 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.48 billion), Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.39 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.26 billion), and Nuance Communications, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Viking Energy Group stock?

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

A short squeeze for Viking Energy Group 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 VKIN, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Viking Energy Group'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 VKIN, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 5/11/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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