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What’s the Short Interest in Southwestern Energy’s Stock?

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Jan. 30 2017, Updated 12:05 p.m. ET

Short interest in Southwestern Energy’s stock fell

  • As of January 13, 2017, Southwestern Energy’s (SWN) total shares shorted (or short interest) stood at ~53.1 million, whereas its average daily volume is ~14.7 million. This means the short interest ratio in SWN’s stock is ~3.6x. The 52-week range for the short interest ratio in SWN’s stock is 2.6x–6.5x.
  • Current short interest in SWN’s stock as a percentage of shares outstanding is on the higher side at ~10.7% when compared with all other upstream companies from the SPDR S&P Oil and Gas Exploration & Production ETF (XOP).
  • As seen in the above chart, short interest in Southwestern Energy’s stock as a percentage of shares outstanding has fallen from ~12.6% to ~10.7% despite the ~29% decrease in its stock price since mid-September 2016.
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Other upstream players

California Resources (CRC), Devon Energy (DVN), and EOG Resources (EOG) have short interest as a percentage of shares outstanding of ~27%, ~2%, and ~2%, respectively. The Direxion Daily Energy Bull 3X ETF (ERX) is a leveraged ETF that invests in domestic companies from the energy sector.

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