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Laureate Education Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$14.79
0.00 (0.00 %)
(As of 11/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$14.45
Now: $14.79
$14.87
50-Day Range
$12.70
MA: $13.71
$14.79
52-Week Range
$7.30
Now: $14.79
$21.66
Volume442,252 shs
Average Volume1.09 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.11 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.8

Short Interest

Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:7,640,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:6,520,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+17.18%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$108.64 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:9.0
Last Record Date:October, 30 2020
Outstanding Shares:118,810,000 shares
Float Size:109,220,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:7.00%
Today's Trading Volume:442,252 shares
Average Trading Volume:1,087,109 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-59.32%



Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
10/30/20207,640,000 $108.64 million 17.2%7.0%8.9$14.22
10/15/20206,520,000 $86.13 million -10.9%6.0%6.8$13.21
9/30/20207,320,000 $98.53 million -3.8%6.7%6.8$13.46
9/15/20207,610,000 $98.40 million -5.7%7.0%6.7$12.93
8/31/20208,070,000 $111.93 million -6.7%7.4%8.4$13.87
8/14/20208,650,000 $112.80 million 8.3%7.9%8.3$13.04
7/31/20207,990,000 $102.91 million 19.1%7.8%7.5$12.88
7/15/20206,710,000 $85.08 million 16.1%6.5%6$12.68
6/30/20205,780,000 $63.81 million 55.4%5.6%5.3$11.04
6/15/20203,720,000 $37.13 million -7.5%3.6%3.2$9.98
5/29/20204,020,000 $39.20 million 39.6%4.0%3.1$9.75
5/15/20202,880,000 $28.02 million 9.9%2.9%2.1$9.73
4/30/20202,620,000 $26.70 million 3.2%2.6%2$10.19
4/15/20202,540,000 $21.72 million -9.9%2.5%1.8$8.55
3/31/20202,820,000 $23.74 million -24.4%2.8%2.1$8.42
3/13/20203,729,000 $38.74 million 5.0%3.7%3.3$10.39
2/28/20203,550,000 $31.52 million 13.4%3.5%3$8.88
2/14/20203,130,000 $54.12 million 10.6%3.1%2.5$17.29
1/31/20202,830,000 $56.52 million -22.7%2.8%2.1$19.97
1/15/20203,660,000 $74.77 million -3.9%3.6%2.7$20.43
12/31/20193,810,000 $67.25 million 18.0%3.7%2.8$17.65
8/15/20191,141,200 $19.93 million -16.3%1.4%1.2$17.46

Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Laureate Education's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Laureate Education shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of October 30th, traders have sold 7,640,000 shares of LAUR short. 7.00% of Laureate Education's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Laureate Education?

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. Laureate Education currently has a short interest ratio of 9.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Laureate Education?

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. 7.00% of Laureate Education's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Laureate Education's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Laureate Education saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 7,640,000 shares, an increase of 17.2% from the previous total of 6,520,000 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.

What is Laureate Education's float size?

Laureate Education currently has issued a total of 210,083,000 shares. Some of Laureate Education'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. Laureate Education currently has a public float of 109,220,000 shares.

How does Laureate Education's short interest compare to its competitors?

7.00% of Laureate Education's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "educational services" compare to Laureate Education: Chegg, Inc. (0.00%), Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (2.71%), Youdao, Inc. (0.00%), Afya Limited (0.00%), Graham Holdings (1.52%), Strategic Education, Inc. (0.00%), Hailiang Education Group Inc. (0.00%), Adtalem Global Education Inc. (3.57%), K12 Inc. (9.80%), and Arco Platform Limited (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: Charter Communications, Inc. ($4.66 billion), Aon Plc ($3.83 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($3.33 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.13 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.05 billion), The Clorox Company ($2.85 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($2.80 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.26 billion), Simon Property Group, Inc. ($2.02 billion), and International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. ($1.96 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Laureate Education stock?

Short selling LAUR is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Laureate Education as its price is falling. To short Laureate Education 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 Laureate Education 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 Laureate Education?

A short squeeze for Laureate Education occurs when it has a large amount of short interest and its stock appreciates in price. This forces short sellers to cover their short interest positions by buying actual shares of LAUR, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Laureate Education'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 LAUR, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is October, 30 2020.


This page was last updated on 11/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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