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Which Upstream Stocks Had the Highest Short Interest?

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Upstream stocks with high short interest 

As of June 10, 2016, Clayton Williams Energy (CWEI) had the highest short interest-to-equity float figures among upstream stocks.

  • The company’s short interest-to-equity float was 50.0%.
  • One month ago, the short interest-to-equity float was 42.8%.
  • Three months ago, the short interest-to-equity float was 31.1%.

Now, let’s take a look at the short interest-to-equity float of other upstream stocks with high short interest as of June 10, 2016.

  • Bonanza Creek Energy (BCEI) is currently 37.5%. One month ago, it was 39.2%. Three months ago, it was 37.9%.
  • EP Energy (EPE) is currently 35.8%. One month ago, it was 34.9%. Three months ago, it was 37.96%.
  • Continental Resources (CLR) is currently 28.1%. One month ago it was 27.7%. Three months ago, it was 29.5%.
  • Northern Oil and Gas (NOG) is current 26.3%. One month ago, it was 26.2%. Three months ago, it was 30.5%.
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Returns 

  • Clayton Williams Energy’s (CWEI) one-day return was -11.5%. Its one-month return was 19.1%. Its three-month return was 99.3%.
  • Bonanza Creek Energy’s (BCEI) one-day return was -9%. Its one-month return was -31.9%. Its three-month return was 0.83%.
  • EP Energy’s (EPE) one-day return was -11.20%. Its one-month return was 1.70%. Its three-month return was 4.9%.
  • Continental Resources’ (CLR) one-day return was -5.5%. Its one-month return was 1.6%. Its three-month return was 49.1%.
  • Northern Oil and Gas’ (NOG) one-day return was -9.2%. Its one-month return was -8.6%. Its three-month return was 8.50%.

Cash position 

  • Clayton Williams Energy – $184.89 million
  • Bonanza Creek Energy – $21.34 million
  • EP Energy – $26 million
  • Continental Resources – $12.9 billion
  • Northern Oil and Gas – $3.39 billion

Net debt-to-EBITDA adjusted for these upstream stocks:

  • Clayton Williams Energy – 9.58x
  • Bonanza Creek Energy – 3.52x
  • EP Energy – 3.58x
  • Continental Resources – 3.73x
  • Northern Oil and Gas – 4.61x
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