Lancaster Colony (LANC) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

+1.94 (+1.04%)
(As of 05:22 PM ET)

Lancaster Colony Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
Previous Short Volume
Change Vs. Previous Month
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$131.04 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
Last Record Date
March 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
Float Size
Short Percent of Float
Today's Trading Volume
Average Trading Volume
Today's Volume Vs. Average
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LANC Short Interest Over Time

LANC Days to Cover Over Time

LANC Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Lancaster Colony Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/2024631,100 shares $131.04 million -1.8%3.3%4.6 $207.63
3/15/2024642,800 shares $127.40 million -1.6%3.4%4.6 $198.20
2/29/2024653,400 shares $135.20 million +1.8%3.4%4.6 $206.92
2/15/2024641,600 shares $123.29 million -24.5%3.4%4.5 $192.16
1/31/2024849,200 shares $156.07 million -15.0%4.4%6.2 $183.78
1/15/2024999,000 shares $171.53 million +5.7%5.2%8.1 $171.70
12/31/2023945,000 shares $157.24 million +13.4%4.9%7.4 $166.39
12/15/2023833,700 shares $138.58 million +5.8%4.4%6.6 $166.22
11/30/2023787,700 shares $130.68 million +1.8%4.1%6.1 $165.90
11/15/2023774,000 shares $131.68 million +17.7%4.0%5.8 $170.13
10/31/2023657,600 shares $111.25 million +10.0%3.4%4.5 $169.17
10/15/2023597,800 shares $105.82 million +11.1%3.1%4.1 $177.01
9/30/2023538,000 shares $88.79 million +4.5%2.8%3.8 $165.03
9/15/2023515,000 shares $88.84 million -17.2%2.7%3.6 $172.50
8/31/2023622,200 shares $102.78 million -13.4%3.2%4 $165.19
8/15/2023718,500 shares $132.73 million -5.2%3.7%4.9 $184.73
7/31/2023757,800 shares $145.98 million +4.7%4.0%5.5 $192.63
7/15/2023723,600 shares $135.50 million +3.8%3.8%5 $187.26
6/30/2023697,200 shares $140.20 million -7.6%3.6%4.9 $201.09
6/15/2023754,500 shares $141.02 million -4.8%3.9%4.8 $186.91
5/31/2023792,300 shares $155.75 million -6.7%4.1%5.5 $196.58
5/15/2023849,600 shares $181.11 million -10.2%4.4%5.7 $213.17
4/30/2023946,100 shares $197.85 million +33.8%4.9%6.2 $209.12
4/15/2023707,200 shares $140.08 million -3.1%3.7%4.6 $198.07
3/31/2023729,900 shares $148.08 million -4.5%3.9%4.6 $202.88
3/15/2023764,400 shares $149.37 million -8.9%4.1%4.9 $195.41
2/28/2023838,700 shares $161.01 million -3.0%4.5%5.5 $191.98
2/15/2023864,200 shares $167.13 million +11.7%4.6%5.4 $193.39
1/31/2023773,500 shares $148.44 million -0.7%4.2%4.4 $191.91
1/15/2023778,900 shares $154.58 million +10.3%4.2%3.9 $198.46
12/30/2022706,000 shares $139.29 million -5.9%3.8%3.5 $197.30
12/15/2022750,200 shares $146.59 million -3.1%4.0%3.7 $195.40
11/30/2022774,500 shares $160.43 million -3.1%4.2%3.9 $207.14
11/15/2022799,100 shares $161.15 million -36.1%4.3%3.9 $201.67
10/31/20221,250,000 shares $225.35 million +14.7%6.7%6.6 $180.28
10/15/20221,090,000 shares $179.85 million +6.9%5.9%6.7 $165.00
9/30/20221,020,000 shares $153.29 million +3.2%5.5%6.7 $150.28
9/15/2022988,800 shares $166.26 million -10.9%5.3%6.7 $168.14
8/31/20221,110,000 shares $187.09 million +8.8%6.0%7.4 $168.55
8/15/20221,020,000 shares $151.17 million -1.0%5.5%7.2 $148.21
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LANC Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lancaster Colony's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Lancaster Colony shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of March 31st, traders have sold 631,100 shares of LANC short. 3.29% of Lancaster Colony's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Lancaster Colony's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Lancaster Colony?

The short interest ratio, also known as the "days to cover ratio", is calculated by dividing the number of shares of a stock sold short divided by its average trading volume. A short interest ratio ranging between 1 and 4 generally indicates strong positive sentiment about a stock and a lack of short sellers. A short interest ratio of 10 or greater indicates strong pessimism about a stock. LANC shares currently have a short interest ratio of 5.0. Learn More on Lancaster Colony's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Lancaster Colony?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Lancaster Colony: Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Lancaster Colony?

Companies that have a short interest as a percentage of float below 10% indicates positive investor sentiment and few short sellers. Stocks with a short interest percentage above 10% is considered high, suggesting some investors are pessimistic about the stock. Companies with a short interest percentage of 20% or more indicates widespread negative sentiment. 3.29% of Lancaster Colony's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Lancaster Colony's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Lancaster Colony saw a decrease in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 631,100 shares, a decrease of 1.8% from the previous total of 642,800 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.

What is Lancaster Colony's float size?

Lancaster Colony currently has issued a total of 27,520,000 shares. Some of Lancaster Colony's outstanding shares are available for trading, while others are subject to various restrictions. The public float, also referred to as floating shares or "the float", are shares that publicly owned, unrestricted and available to trade on the open market. Lancaster Colony currently has a public float of 19,180,000 shares.

How does Lancaster Colony's short interest compare to its competitors?

3.29% of Lancaster Colony's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies compare to Lancaster Colony: TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (4.70%), Future FinTech Group Inc. (3.33%), Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (2.68%), Dutch Bros Inc. (8.97%), Freshpet, Inc. (11.14%), Flowers Foods, Inc. (1.18%), Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc. (5.25%), RH (11.51%), National Beverage Corp. (8.65%), Inter Parfums, Inc. (2.09%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: TC Energy Co. ($4.49 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.94 billion), General Motors ($3.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.32 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.21 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($3.13 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($3.08 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.28 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.24 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.14 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Lancaster Colony stock?

Short selling LANC is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Lancaster Colony as its price is falling. LANC shares are trading up $1.94 today. To short a 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 a stock 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 Lancaster Colony?

A short squeeze for Lancaster Colony 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 LANC, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Lancaster Colony'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 LANC, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2024.

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This page (NASDAQ:LANC) was last updated on 4/24/2024 by Staff

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