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DOW   38,996.39
QQQ   439.00
Pure Storage, Hormel Foods rise; WW International, First Advantage fall, Thursday, 2/29/2024
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
How major US stock indexes fared Thursday, 2/29/2024
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Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Best Buy reports lower 4Q sales and profits as shoppers remain cautious
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DOW   38,996.39
QQQ   439.00
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Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
How major US stock indexes fared Thursday, 2/29/2024
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Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Best Buy reports lower 4Q sales and profits as shoppers remain cautious
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Laureate Education (LAUR) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$13.41
+0.01 (+0.07%)
(As of 02/29/2024 ET)

Laureate Education Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
5,140,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
4,940,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+4.05%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$66.87 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
7.4
Last Record Date
February 15, 2024
Outstanding Shares
157,370,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
3.27%
Today's Trading Volume
935,998 shares
Average Trading Volume
733,849 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
128%
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Laureate Education Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/15/20245,140,000 shares $66.87 million +4.1%N/A7.4 $13.01
1/31/20244,940,000 shares $62.34 million -2.2%N/A7 $12.62
1/15/20245,050,000 shares $65.90 million -5.8%N/A6.8 $13.05
12/31/20235,360,000 shares $73.49 million +0.6%N/A7.4 $13.71
12/15/20235,330,000 shares $71.53 million No ChangeN/A7.6 $13.42
11/30/20235,330,000 shares $69.98 million +62.5%N/A7.7 $13.13
11/15/20233,280,000 shares $43.00 million -29.8%N/A4.8 $13.11
10/31/20234,670,000 shares $66.03 million -4.9%N/A6.6 $14.14
10/15/20234,910,000 shares $69.62 million -2.4%N/A6.6 $14.18
9/30/20235,030,000 shares $70.92 million +3.3%N/A6.9 $14.10
9/15/20234,870,000 shares $67.74 million +8.0%N/A6.2 $13.91
8/31/20234,510,000 shares $62.82 million -12.4%N/A4.7 $13.93
8/15/20235,150,000 shares $75.29 million +24.7%N/A5.3 $14.62
7/31/20234,130,000 shares $52.95 million +10.4%N/A4.4 $12.82
7/15/20233,740,000 shares $46.49 million -8.8%N/A4.2 $12.43
6/30/20234,100,000 shares $49.57 million -11.1%N/A4.4 $12.09
6/15/20234,610,000 shares $54.08 million +1.1%N/A5 $11.73
5/31/20234,560,000 shares $55.18 million -4.6%N/A5.9 $12.10
5/15/20234,780,000 shares $57.31 million +4.4%N/A5.4 $11.99
4/30/20234,580,000 shares $56.75 million +2.0%N/A4.9 $12.39
4/15/20234,490,000 shares $54.06 million +0.7%N/A4.6 $12.04
3/31/20234,460,000 shares $52.45 million -0.7%N/A4.1 $11.76
3/15/20234,490,000 shares $52.08 million No ChangeN/A4 $11.60
2/28/20234,490,000 shares $53.25 million -21.2%N/A3.6 $11.86
2/15/20235,700,000 shares $60.65 million -8.1%N/A4.1 $10.64
1/31/20236,200,000 shares $68.08 million +147.0%6.8%3.6 $10.98
1/15/20232,510,000 shares $25.25 million -8.4%2.7%1.5 $10.06
12/30/20222,740,000 shares $26.36 million +11.8%3.0%1.7 $9.62
12/15/20222,450,000 shares $24.35 million -29.6%2.7%1.6 $9.94
11/30/20223,480,000 shares $36.47 million +2.1%3.7%2.3 $10.48
11/15/20223,410,000 shares $41.43 million -2.6%3.6%2.4 $12.15
10/31/20223,500,000 shares $44.24 million +3.9%3.5%3.9 $12.64
10/15/20223,370,000 shares $35.05 million -0.9%3.4%3.9 $10.40
9/30/20223,400,000 shares $35.87 million -12.4%3.4%4.1 $10.55
9/15/20223,880,000 shares $44.89 million +2.9%3.9%4.7 $11.57
8/31/20223,770,000 shares $41.55 million +3.9%3.8%4.5 $11.02
8/15/20223,630,000 shares $41.89 million -1.9%3.6%4.2 $11.54
7/31/20223,700,000 shares $43.81 million -1.6%3.6%3.6 $11.84
7/15/20223,760,000 shares $42.94 million +5.9%3.6%3.7 $11.42
6/30/20223,550,000 shares $41.07 million +2.9%3.4%3.2 $11.57













LAUR Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

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 covered or closed out. As of February 15th, traders have sold 5,140,000 shares of LAUR short. Learn More on Laureate Education's current short interest.

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. LAUR shares currently have a short interest ratio of 7.0. Learn More on Laureate Education's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Laureate Education?

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

Is Laureate Education's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Laureate Education saw a increase in short interest in February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 5,140,000 shares, an increase of 4.0% from the previous total of 4,940,000 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 Laureate Education's short interest compare to its competitors?

Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "consumer discretionary" compare to Laureate Education: Afya Limited (2.79%), Adtalem Global Education Inc. (3.87%), Strategic Education, Inc. (2.19%), Stride, Inc. (11.46%), Graham Holdings (1.49%), Nerdy, Inc. (4.63%), Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (1.94%), Cedar Fair, L.P. (6.56%), Six Flags Entertainment Co. (7.34%), MasterBrand, Inc. (2.31%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($5.32 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($4.38 billion), General Motors ($3.76 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.08 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($2.65 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.62 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.52 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.19 billion), Rivian Automotive, Inc. ($1.84 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($1.78 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. LAUR shares are trading up $0.01 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 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 February, 15 2024.



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This page (NASDAQ:LAUR) was last updated on 3/1/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff