NASDAQ:ERIC

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$13.99
+0.19 (+1.38 %)
(As of 04/13/2021 03:15 PM ET)
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$13.87
Now: $13.99
$13.99
50-Day Range
$12.07
MA: $13.11
$13.98
52-Week Range
$7.94
Now: $13.99
$15.31
Volume358,124 shs
Average Volume7.59 million shs
Market Capitalization$46.64 billion
P/E Ratio29.77
Dividend Yield1.14%
Beta0.47

Short Interest

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) (NASDAQ:ERIC) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume4,090,000 shares
Previous Short Volume6,540,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-37.46%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$56.44 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.5
Last Record DateMarch, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares3,334,000,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted0.12%
Today's Trading Volume358,124 shares
Average Trading Volume7,592,450 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-95.28%

Short Interest Over Time


Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) (NASDAQ:ERIC) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/20214,090,000 shares $56.44 million -37.5%N/A0.5 $13.80
3/15/20216,540,000 shares $88.42 million +30.0%N/A0.9 $13.52
2/26/20215,030,000 shares $63.23 million +18.6%N/A0.7 $12.57
2/12/20214,240,000 shares $53.13 million -40.3%N/A0.6 $12.53
1/29/20217,100,000 shares $96.49 million -13.1%N/A1 $13.59
1/15/20218,170,000 shares $95.02 million +3.8%N/A1.2 $11.63
12/31/20206,870,000 shares $81.48 million +22.0%N/A1 $11.86
12/15/20206,870,000 shares $83.81 million +22.0%N/A1 $12.20
11/30/20205,630,000 shares $67.00 million -28.3%N/A0.8 $11.90
11/15/20207,850,000 shares $96.08 million +15.6%N/A0.9 $12.24
10/30/20206,790,000 shares $80.67 million -27.5%N/A0.8 $11.88
10/15/20209,370,000 shares $110.38 million -11.7%N/A1.1 $11.78
9/30/202010,610,000 shares $113.85 million +33.6%0.4%1.1 $10.73
9/15/20207,940,000 shares $83.21 million -22.5%0.3%0.7 $10.48
8/31/202010,240,000 shares $111.92 million +15.5%0.3%0.9 $10.93
8/14/20208,870,000 shares $102.18 million -7.3%0.3%0.8 $11.52
7/31/20209,570,000 shares $111.49 million -3.3%0.3%0.9 $11.65
7/15/20209,900,000 shares $114.35 million +0.6%0.3%1 $11.55
6/30/20209,840,000 shares $112.08 million +10.2%0.3%1.1 $11.39
6/15/20208,930,000 shares $83.05 million +26.7%0.3%1.2 $9.30
5/29/20207,050,000 shares $63.66 million -10.3%0.2%0.9 $9.03
5/15/20207,860,000 shares $71.84 million +11.3%0.3%1 $9.14
4/30/20207,060,000 shares $61.99 million +13.9%0.2%0.8 $8.78
4/15/20206,200,000 shares $52.33 million +11.3%0.2%0.7 $8.44
3/31/20205,570,000 shares $45.06 million -29.4%0.2%0.6 $8.09

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) (NASDAQ:ERIC) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)'s current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 31st, traders have sold 4,090,000 shares of ERIC short.

Is Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)'s short interest increasing or decreasing?

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) saw a drop in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 4,090,000 shares, a drop of 37.5% from the previous total of 6,540,000 shares. Changes in short volume can be used to identify positive and negative investor sentiment. Investors that short sell a stock are betting that its price will decline in the future. An increase in short sale volume suggests bearish (negative) sentiment among investors. A decrease on short sale volume suggests bullish (positive) sentiment.

How does Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)'s short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)'s shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "radio & t.v. communications equipment" compare to Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ): QUALCOMM Incorporated (1.96%), Motorola Solutions, Inc. (0.00%), Nokia Co. (0.00%), Ubiquiti Inc. (7.45%), CommScope Holding Company, Inc. (0.00%), Viasat, Inc. (0.00%), EchoStar Co. (10.88%), Maxar Technologies Inc. (7.39%), Cambium Networks Co. (5.89%), and Vuzix Co. (0.00%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Analog Devices, Inc. ($5.84 billion), Aon plc ($5.47 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.36 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.99 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.77 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.90 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.43 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.38 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.28 billion), and Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) stock?

Short selling ERIC is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) as its price is falling. Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)'s stock is trading up $0.19 today. To short Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) stock, an investor borrows shares, sells them and buys the shares back on the public market later to return it to the lender. Short sellers are betting that Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) will decline in price. If the stock does drop after selling, the short seller buys it back at a lower price and returns it to the lender. The difference between the sell price and the buy price is the trader's profit.

How does a short squeeze work against Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)?

A short squeeze for Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) occurs when it has a large amount of short interest and its stock increases in price. This forces short sellers to cover their short interest positions by buying actual shares of ERIC, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)'s short interest reported?

Short interest is typically published by a stock exchange once per month. However, NASDAQ publishes a report for U.S. stocks, including ERIC, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2021.



This page was last updated on 4/13/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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