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Liberty Broadband Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.79 (-0.50 %)
(As of 05/18/2021 03:23 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume2,741 shs
Average Volume100,663 shs
Market Capitalization$30.88 billion
P/E Ratio128.53
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Liberty Broadband (NASDAQ:LBRDA) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume167,600 shares
Previous Short Volume130,500 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+28.43%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$24.27 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover1.6
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares26,340,000 shares
Float Size24,720,000 shares
Short Percent of Float0.68%
Today's Trading Volume2,741 shares
Average Trading Volume100,663 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-97.28%

Short Interest Over Time

Liberty Broadband (NASDAQ:LBRDA) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/2021167,600 shares $24.27 million +28.4%0.7%1.6 $144.80
3/31/2021130,500 shares $19.20 million -13.8%0.5%1.2 $147.14
3/15/2021151,300 shares $22.53 million +11.3%0.6%1.3 $148.94
2/26/2021136,000 shares $19.10 million -9.0%0.6%1.2 $140.47
2/12/2021149,400 shares $22.12 million -25.0%0.6%1.4 $148.06
1/29/2021199,200 shares $30.73 million +5.8%0.8%1.7 $154.29
1/15/2021188,200 shares $27.77 million -23.7%0.8%1.6 $147.57
12/31/2020246,600 shares $38.22 million -23.1%1.0%2.2 $155.00
12/15/2020320,800 shares $50.88 million -12.0%1.3%2.6 $158.59
11/30/2020364,500 shares $57.28 million -16.6%1.5%2.9 $157.14
11/15/2020437,200 shares $66.56 million +36.9%1.8%3.3 $152.25
10/30/2020319,300 shares $42.83 million -11.2%1.3%2.4 $134.14
10/15/2020359,400 shares $52.90 million -7.8%1.5%2.8 $147.18
9/30/2020389,600 shares $55.25 million +17.4%1.6%3.2 $141.81
9/15/2020331,900 shares $46.80 million +62.6%1.3%2.8 $141.01
8/31/2020204,100 shares $28.20 million +0.4%0.8%2 $138.19
8/14/2020203,300 shares $28.27 million +36.4%0.8%1.6 $139.04
7/31/2020149,100 shares $20.13 million -12.8%0.6%1.2 $135.01
7/15/2020170,900 shares $21.74 million -2.0%0.7%1.4 $127.22
6/30/2020174,400 shares $21.41 million -23.2%0.7%1.4 $122.76
6/15/2020227,000 shares $29.10 million +29.4%0.9%1.7 $128.18
5/29/2020175,400 shares $23.05 million +92.5%0.7%1 $131.42
5/15/202091,100 shares $10.96 million -9.3%0.4%0.6 $120.36
4/30/2020100,400 shares $12.05 million -3.3%0.4%0.7 $120.02
4/15/2020103,800 shares $12.39 million -7.2%0.4%0.7 $119.38

Liberty Broadband (NASDAQ:LBRDA) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Liberty Broadband's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Liberty Broadband shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of April 15th, traders have sold 167,600 shares of LBRDA short. 0.68% of Liberty Broadband's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Liberty Broadband?

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. Liberty Broadband currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Liberty Broadband?

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. 0.68% of Liberty Broadband's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Liberty Broadband's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Liberty Broadband saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 167,600 shares, an increase of 28.4% from the previous total of 130,500 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 Liberty Broadband's float size?

Liberty Broadband currently has issued a total of 195,319,000 shares. Some of Liberty Broadband'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. Liberty Broadband currently has a public float of 24,720,000 shares.

How does Liberty Broadband's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.68% of Liberty Broadband's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "cable & other pay television services" compare to Liberty Broadband: Roku, Inc. (0.00%), Liberty Broadband Co. (0.00%), Rogers Communications Inc. (0.56%), DISH Network Co. (0.00%), Discovery, Inc. (25.30%), Altice USA, Inc. (10.41%), Liberty Global plc (0.12%), Discovery, Inc. (4.58%), Liberty Global plc (4.30%), and Liberty Global plc (1.60%).

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. ($5.85 billion), Aon plc ($5.61 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.44 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.49 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($3.35 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.53 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.48 billion), Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.39 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.26 billion), and Nuance Communications, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Liberty Broadband stock?

Short selling LBRDA is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Liberty Broadband as its price is falling. Liberty Broadband's stock is trading down $0.79 today. To short Liberty Broadband 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 Liberty Broadband 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 Liberty Broadband?

A short squeeze for Liberty Broadband 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 LBRDA, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Liberty Broadband'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 LBRDA, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 5/18/2021 by Staff
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