A Look at Short Interest Trends in Sanchez Energy Stock
Short interest in Sanchez Energy stock
On September 27, 2016, short interest as a percentage of Sanchez Energy’s (SN) float, or its short interest ratio, was ~34%. In comparison, SN’s short interest ratio in January 2017 was 19.4%.
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A rising short interest ratio is usually a bearish sign that indicates that investors could see a downside in the stock. We can see in the graph above that SN stock and short interest in the stock have mostly moved in opposite directions this year.
In comparison, Sanchez Energy’s peers Oasis Petroleum (OAS) and Whiting Petroleum (WLL) have short interest ratios of ~20.2% and ~24%, respectively. To learn more about Whiting Petroleum, you can read What to Expect from Whiting Petroleum for the Rest of 2017.