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Whiting Petroleum Stock’s Short Interest Trends

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Short interest in Whiting’s stock

Short interest in Whiting Petroleum (WLL) stock, also known as its short interest ratio or short interest as a percentage of float, was ~19.8% on July 31, 2017. In January, the short interest ratio for Whiting Petroleum stock was ~12.5%.

As we can see in the graph above, the short interest ratio for Whiting Petroleum stock and its stock price have moved in opposite directions since the beginning of 2017.

Whiting Petroleum’s short interest ratio has risen significantly while its stock has fallen considerably since the beginning of the year.

Whiting Petroleum stock was trading at $12.64 on January 3, 2017, compared to $5.25 on July 31.

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Short interest ratios of WLL’s peers

WLL’s peers Anadarko Petroleum (APC) and Continental Resources (CLR) have short interest ratios of 2.1% and ~23.0%, respectively.

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