Short Interest Sector Focus: Energy Sector


As of the close of business on Wednesday, 10/12, we captured the Top 10 Highest Short Interest % stocks within the Energy Sector.

The average short interest for stocks within the Energy sector stands at 2.79%. Therefore, the below stocks are showing a more pessimistic outlook than their peers within the respective sector.


  • VERTEX ENERGY INC    VTNR    29.80%
  • ENERGY FUELS INC    UUUU    21.88%
  • VAALCO ENERGY INC    EGY    21.30%
  • HOUSTON AMER ENERG    HUSA    20.71%
  • URANIUM ENERGY COR    UEC    16.54%
  • CNX RESOURCES CORP    CNX    14.24%
  • KLX ENERGY SERVICE    KLXE    13.09%
  • CALLON PETROLEUM    CPE    12.53%
  • PEABODY ENERGY CO    BTU    11.39%

Short Interest is the percentage of a stocks' outstanding shares being sold short, which is utilized as a gauge for stock price sentiment. When short interest increases, this is generally considered a negative "bear" market indicator, whereas when short interest decreases, this is generally considered a positive "bull" market indicator. 

Disclaimer: The Short Interest Indicator is produced by Tidal Markets, in partnership with Benzinga Insights. The data represented is exclusive to short interest data amalgamated daily by Tidal Markets LLC and its underlying proprietary sources. The information contained herein should not be compared to, contrasted, or evaluated against other short interest data providers. ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN DOES NOT CONSTITUTE OR IMPLY INVESTMENT ADVICE

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