The Short Interest Trends in Anadarko Petroleum Stock
Short interest in APC stock
On July 11, 2017, Anadarko Petroleum’s (APC) short interest as a percentage of float, or short interest ratio, was ~1.3%. On January 3, 2017, it was ~2.2%.
As we can see in the chart below, APC’s stock price and short interest ratio in the stock has significantly declined since the beginning of 2017. Anadarko Petroleum’s stock price was $43.64 on July 11, 2017. On January 3, 2017, it was $70.25.
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In comparison, APC’s peers Cimarex Energy (XEC), Continental Resources (CLR), and Newfield Exploration (NFX) have short interest ratios of ~3.0%, ~22.0%, and ~4.3%, respectively. These companies make up 10.5% of the iShares US Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (IEO).
Please check out Market Realist’s series Anadarko Petroleum: Key Trends and Fundamentals to learn more about APC.