Short interest in Whiting Petroleum stock
On March 10, 2017, Whiting Petroleum’s (WLL) short interest ratio (short interest as a percentage of float) was ~12.7%. Its short interest ratio was ~12.6% at the beginning of the year.
The above graph shows that the short interest ratio in Whiting Petroleum’s stock is mostly at the same levels as the beginning of the year. However, its stock has fallen consistently since the beginning of the year.
Whiting Petroleum’s stock price was $12.64 on January 3, 2017, and $9.15 on March 10, 2017.
In comparison, Whiting Petroleum’s peers Oasis Petroleum (OAS), Cimarex Energy (XEC), and Continental Resources (CLR) have short interest ratios of ~17%, ~2.8%, and ~22%, respectively. These companies account for 4% of the iShares U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (IEO).
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