Short Interest, Volume, and Squeeze

SecurityLOGL / Legend Oil and Gas, Ltd (52490C101)
Latest Market Date2017-04-11
Short Volume640,588
Market Volume 7,284,600
Short Percent 9%

LOGL / Legend Oil and Gas, Ltd short volume is shown in the following chart.

Short Volume is a data set that can be used to understand investor sentiment. When an investor makes a short sale, they do so with the belief that a security will decline in price. If the short sale volume increases as a percentage of the total volume, then that suggests a bearish (negative) sentiment by the market. If short sale volume decreases as a percentage of total volume, then that suggests a bullish (positive) sentiment.

Short Volume
Total number of short shares traded on the major US markets each day
Short Percent
Total number of short shares traded divided by the total shares traded each day
Short Interest
Total number of open short positions of a security, divided by the total float (not shown)
Short Squeeze
When a company with a high degree of short interest increases in price, which forces short sellers to "cover" their short interest buy buying actual shares, which in turn drives the price up even further.

Note that Short Percent on this page is not the same as Short Interest. Short Interest is a measure of the number of open short positions of a security, divided by the total float. Short Percent is the daily short volume divided by the total volume. Short Interest is not available for this security at this time.

Market Date Total Volume Short Volume Short Percent
2017-04-11 7,284,600 640,588 8.79
2017-04-10 7,817,600 2,827,771 36.17
2017-04-07 11,956,800 5,954,617 49.80
2017-04-06 32,294,300 10,420,218 32.27
2017-04-05 58,612,400 23,313,235 39.78
2017-04-04 29,080,700 13,669,777 47.01
2017-04-03 22,657,100 8,540,710 37.70
2017-03-31 3,383,200 3,383,250 100.00
2017-03-29 11,900 8,416 70.72
2017-03-28 306,500 300,000 97.88
2017-03-24 304,400 100,000 32.85
2017-03-21 12,000 10,010 83.42
2017-03-20 2,100 500 23.81
2017-03-17 3,667,200 1,013,583 27.64
2017-03-16 10,500 10,000 95.24
2017-03-15 617,700 485,000 78.52
2017-03-09 23,400 20,050 85.68
2017-03-08 1,363,900 620,000 45.46
2017-03-06 807,800 614,836 76.11
2017-03-03 453,900 443,410 97.69
2017-03-02 3,561,800 84,836 2.38
2017-03-01 3,800,000 758,177 19.95
2017-02-28 92,800 65,800 70.91
2017-02-27 2,441,700 1,280,000 52.42
2017-02-24 852,500 827,300 97.04
2017-02-21 728,500 480,000 65.89
2017-02-17 612,800 600,000 97.91
2017-02-16 516,300 296,367 57.40
2017-02-15 161,000 100,000 62.11
2017-02-14 77,000 29,839 38.75
2017-02-09 153,500 100,000 65.15
2017-02-06 21,900 10,000 45.66
2017-02-03 5,261,400 71,166 1.35
2017-02-01 480,300 269,400 56.09
2017-01-31 1,152,000 275,000 23.87
2017-01-30 3,830,100 1,623,038 42.38
2017-01-27 1,014,100 1,010,000 99.60
2017-01-26 78,200 77,214 98.74
2017-01-25 270,700 253,118 93.50
2017-01-24 87,500 85,000 97.14
2017-01-23 500,300 500,000 99.94
2017-01-20 449,200 447,214 99.56
2017-01-18 13,719,500 225,000 1.64
2017-01-17 292,400 147,915 50.59
2017-01-13 263,400 53,478 20.30
2017-01-12 2,049,200 809,157 39.49
2017-01-11 1,000,300 400,000 39.99
2017-01-09 3,901,900 2,363,283 60.57
2017-01-06 805,300 676,666 84.03
2017-01-05 1,500,300 900,000 59.99
2017-01-04 899,800 175,000 19.45
2017-01-03 1,952,100 429,260 21.99
2016-12-30 1,536,900 979,647 63.74
2016-12-29 233,700 120,927 51.74
2016-12-21 584,900 250,000 42.74
2016-12-20 93,100 83,000 89.15
2016-12-19 6,416,100 853,800 13.31
2016-12-16 22,500 10,000 44.44
2016-12-15 57,600 23,900 41.49
2016-12-12 539,500 200,000 37.07
CUSIP: 52490C101