LivePerson Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.10 (+0.15 %)
(As of 09/16/2021 01:37 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume5,193 shs
Average Volume681,460 shs
Market Capitalization$4.58 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

LivePerson (NASDAQ:LPSN) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume11,730,000 shares
Previous Short Volume11,260,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+4.17%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$751.89 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover23.3
Last Record DateAugust, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares69,765,000 shares
Float Size64,920,000 shares
Short Percent of Float18.07%
Today's Trading Volume5,193 shares
Average Trading Volume681,460 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-99.24%

Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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LivePerson (NASDAQ:LPSN) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
8/31/202111,730,000 shares $751.89 million +4.2%18.1%23.3 $64.10
8/13/202111,260,000 shares $705.33 million +1.7%17.4%21.8 $62.64
7/30/202111,070,000 shares $705.05 million +3.5%17.1%19.5 $63.69
7/15/202110,700,000 shares $596.74 million +1.1%16.7%18.8 $55.77
6/30/202110,580,000 shares $669.08 million +0.5%16.5%18.7 $63.24
6/15/202110,530,000 shares $603.58 million -2.1%16.4%16.7 $57.32
5/28/202110,750,000 shares $590.71 million +0.4%16.8%16.5 $54.95
5/14/202110,710,000 shares $534.43 million +4.3%16.7%12.6 $49.90
4/30/202110,270,000 shares $564.03 million +1.1%16.0%12 $54.92
4/15/202110,160,000 shares $582.47 million +0.3%16.3%12.1 $57.33
3/31/202110,130,000 shares $511.87 million +0.4%16.3%11.3 $50.53
3/15/202110,090,000 shares $555.56 million -0.6%16.2%11 $55.06
2/26/202110,150,000 shares $590.43 million -3.2%16.5%11 $58.17
2/12/202110,490,000 shares $749.30 million -5.0%17.1%12 $71.43
1/29/202111,040,000 shares $709.54 million -10.6%18.0%13 $64.27
1/15/202112,350,000 shares $814.11 million +4.4%20.1%14 $65.92
12/31/202011,830,000 shares $729.32 million +3.6%19.2%14.3 $61.65
12/15/202011,420,000 shares $668.07 million +2.2%18.6%14.1 $58.50
11/30/202011,180,000 shares $647.21 million -0.1%18.2%14.5 $57.89
11/15/202011,190,000 shares $579.92 million +7.1%18.2%15.7 $51.83
10/30/202010,450,000 shares $597.22 million -4.7%17.0%14.5 $57.15
10/15/202010,970,000 shares $654.58 million +4.5%18.1%13 $59.67
9/30/202010,500,000 shares $545.90 million -1.0%17.3%11.3 $51.99
9/15/202010,610,000 shares $523.92 million -0.7%17.5%11.1 $49.38
8/31/202010,680,000 shares $637.17 million -4.1%17.6%10.9 $59.66

Institutional Investors Shorting LivePerson (NASDAQ:LPSN)

This table shows institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders that have reported short positions as of their most recent reporting period. Most commonly, these investors have purchased put options on shares of LivePerson. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Reporting DateInvestor NameShares Shorted (Previous)Shares Shorted (Current)Position ChangePosition Size
8/17/2021Walleye Trading LLC8,10024,600+203.7%$1,556.00
8/17/2021Citadel Advisors LLC26,20017,700-32.4%$1,119.00
8/13/2021PEAK6 Investments LLC59,50017,600-70.4%$1,113.00
8/12/2021Simplex Trading LLC7114,400+20,181.7%$910.00
8/11/2021Deutsche Bank AG250250No Change$16.00
8/11/2021Susquehanna International Group LLP56,20038,000-32.4%$2,403.00
8/6/2021Wolverine Trading LLC12,5000-100.0%$0.00
7/31/2021Cutler Group LP1,7001,700No Change$21.00

LivePerson (NASDAQ:LPSN) Short Interest FAQ

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What is LivePerson's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of LivePerson shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of August 31st, investors have sold 11,730,000 shares of LPSN short. 18.07% of LivePerson's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on LivePerson's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for LivePerson?

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. LivePerson currently has a short interest ratio of 23.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for LivePerson

Which institutional investors are shorting LivePerson?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of LivePerson: Walleye Trading LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Simplex Trading LLC, Deutsche Bank AG, Susquehanna International Group LLP, Wolverine Trading LLC, and Cutler Group LP. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for LivePerson?

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. 18.07% of LivePerson's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is LivePerson's short interest increasing or decreasing?

LivePerson saw a increase in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 11,730,000 shares, an increase of 4.2% from the previous total of 11,260,000 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 LivePerson's float size?

LivePerson currently has issued a total of 69,765,000 shares. Some of LivePerson'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. LivePerson currently has a public float of 64,920,000 shares.

How does LivePerson's short interest compare to its competitors?

18.07% of LivePerson's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "internet software & services" compare to LivePerson: Facebook, Inc. (1.16%), Sea Limited (0.00%), Equinix, Inc. (REIT) (1.25%), Twitter, Inc. (2.94%), eBay Inc. (4.82%), CoStar Group, Inc. (0.00%), VeriSign, Inc. (0.94%), Akamai Technologies, Inc. (6.08%), Opendoor Technologies Inc. (15.89%), and J2 Global, Inc. (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: Square, Inc. ($9.81 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($7.52 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($7.18 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($6.21 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.60 billion), Zoom Video Communications, Inc. ($3.23 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($3.11 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($2.74 billion), Teladoc Health, Inc. ($2.52 billion), and Etsy, Inc. ($2.16 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short LivePerson stock?

Short selling LPSN is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from LivePerson as its price is falling. LivePerson's stock is trading up $0.10 today. To short LivePerson 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 LivePerson 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 LivePerson?

A short squeeze for LivePerson 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 LPSN, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is LivePerson'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 LPSN, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is August, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 9/16/2021 by Staff
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