Lyft Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.21 (-0.40 %)
(As of 09/17/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume5.40 million shs
Average Volume6.42 million shs
Market Capitalization$17.49 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Lyft (NASDAQ:LYFT) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume27,060,000 shares
Previous Short Volume26,250,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+3.09%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$1.29 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover5.3
Last Record DateAugust, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares335,274,000 shares
Float Size281,220,000 shares
Short Percent of Float9.62%
Today's Trading Volume5,396,400 shares
Average Trading Volume6,416,009 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-15.89%

Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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Lyft (NASDAQ:LYFT) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
8/31/202127,060,000 shares $1.29 billion +3.1%9.6%5.3 $47.61
8/13/202126,250,000 shares $1.40 billion -4.1%9.3%4.8 $53.39
7/30/202127,380,000 shares $1.51 billion -6.9%9.9%4.7 $55.32
7/15/202129,400,000 shares $1.61 billion -2.1%10.9%4.4 $54.73
6/30/202130,030,000 shares $1.82 billion +2.6%11.1%4.4 $60.48
6/15/202129,260,000 shares $1.69 billion +5.9%10.8%4.3 $57.82
5/28/202127,640,000 shares $1.58 billion +5.4%10.2%4 $57.09
5/14/202126,230,000 shares $1.21 billion -1.7%9.7%3.5 $46.02
4/30/202126,690,000 shares $1.52 billion +5.2%10.1%3.4 $57.10
4/15/202125,380,000 shares $1.59 billion +1.4%9.6%3.8 $62.80
3/31/202125,040,000 shares $1.58 billion -1.0%9.5%3.6 $63.05
3/15/202125,300,000 shares $1.68 billion +8.4%9.7%3.6 $66.37
2/26/202123,340,000 shares $1.30 billion -6.0%9.1%3.2 $55.91
2/12/202124,840,000 shares $1.42 billion +10.4%9.9%3.5 $57.07
1/29/202122,500,000 shares $1.04 billion -11.8%9.2%2.7 $46.22
1/15/202125,510,000 shares $1.24 billion +4.0%10.4%2.6 $48.75
12/31/202024,520,000 shares $1.23 billion -7.8%10.0%2.4 $50.34
12/15/202026,590,000 shares $1.24 billion +0.4%10.9%2.5 $46.77
11/30/202026,480,000 shares $1.03 billion -19.6%10.9%2.4 $39.04
11/15/202032,920,000 shares $1.24 billion +30.1%13.6%3 $37.54
10/30/202025,310,000 shares $580.36 million +5.4%10.7%2.2 $22.93
10/15/202024,020,000 shares $642.54 million -0.6%11.1%2.6 $26.75
9/30/202024,160,000 shares $665.61 million +4.6%11.1%2.7 $27.55
9/15/202023,100,000 shares $698.31 million +1.2%10.6%2.6 $30.23
8/31/202022,820,000 shares $677.07 million -4.2%10.5%2.5 $29.67

Institutional Investors Shorting Lyft (NASDAQ:LYFT)

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 Lyft. 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
9/13/2021Bank of America Corp DE205,500165,000-19.7%$9,979.00
8/31/2021Pathstone Family Office LLCN/A15,260N/A$923.00
8/20/2021Jefferies Group LLCN/A57,500N/A$3,478.00
8/17/2021Walleye Trading LLC252,600240,600-4.8%$14,551.00
8/17/2021Millennium Management LLC1,950,3002,633,100+35.0%$159,250.00
8/17/2021Pathstone Family Office LLCN/A15,260N/A$923.00
8/17/2021Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P.1,301,2000-100.0%$0.00
8/17/2021Caas Capital Management LPN/A604,500N/A$36,560.00
8/17/2021Citadel Advisors LLC2,335,5002,191,400-6.2%$132,536.00
8/17/2021CMT Capital Markets Trading GmbH355,700400,700+12.7%$24,234.00
8/16/2021Squarepoint Ops LLC670,3002,232,400+233.0%$135,016.00
8/16/2021Bank of America Corp DE205,500165,000-19.7%$9,979.00
8/16/2021SG3 Management LLCN/A27,000N/A$1,633.00
8/16/2021Royal Bank of Canada251,000726,000+189.2%$43,908.00
8/16/2021Credit Suisse AG1,502,800766,200-49.0%$46,340.00
8/16/2021Jefferies Group LLCN/A5,750,000N/A$3,478.00
8/16/2021Allianz Asset Management GmbHN/A170,000N/A$10,282.00
8/13/2021PEAK6 Investments LLC514,700647,300+25.8%$39,149.00
8/13/2021Laurion Capital Management LP328,800199,100-39.4%$12,041.00
8/12/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.242,000692,900+186.3%$41,907.00
8/12/2021Twin Tree Management LP505,300505,300No Change$30,561.00
8/12/2021Capital Fund Management S.A.497,2001,070,600+115.3%$64,750.00
8/11/2021HAP Trading LLC249,000247,600-0.6%$65.00
8/11/2021Deutsche Bank AG4861,386+185.2%$84.00
8/11/2021Susquehanna International Group LLP3,249,2004,251,800+30.9%$257,149.00
8/10/2021BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA1,1821,482+25.4%$8,963.00
8/10/2021Citigroup Inc.N/A152,300N/A$9,211.00
8/6/2021Wolverine Trading LLC351,500432,600+23.1%$25,952.00
8/6/2021IMC Chicago LLC282,700343,400+21.5%$20,769.00
7/31/2021Cutler Group LP82,00064,100-21.8%$165.00

Lyft (NASDAQ:LYFT) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Lyft's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Lyft shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of August 31st, investors have sold 27,060,000 shares of LYFT short. 9.62% of Lyft's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Lyft's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Lyft?

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. Lyft currently has a short interest ratio of 5.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Lyft

Which institutional investors are shorting Lyft?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Lyft: Bank of America Corp DE, Pathstone Family Office LLC, Jefferies Group LLC, Walleye Trading LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Pathstone Family Office LLC, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Caas Capital Management LP, Citadel Advisors LLC, CMT Capital Markets Trading GmbH, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, SG3 Management LLC, Royal Bank of Canada, Credit Suisse AG, Jefferies Group LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Laurion Capital Management LP, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Twin Tree Management LP, Capital Fund Management S.A., HAP Trading LLC, Deutsche Bank AG, Susquehanna International Group LLP, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Citigroup Inc., Wolverine Trading LLC, IMC Chicago 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 Lyft?

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. 9.62% of Lyft's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Lyft's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Lyft saw a increase in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 27,060,000 shares, an increase of 3.1% from the previous total of 26,250,000 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 Lyft's float size?

Lyft currently has issued a total of 335,274,000 shares. Some of Lyft'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. Lyft currently has a public float of 281,220,000 shares.

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

9.62% of Lyft's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "business services, not elsewhere classified" compare to Lyft: Relx Plc (0.00%), MSCI Inc. (0.81%), eBay Inc. (4.82%), Global Payments Inc. (2.25%), DiDi Global Inc. (1.86%), CoStar Group, Inc. (0.00%), Affirm Holdings, Inc. (8.09%), Etsy, Inc. (7.95%), Zillow Group, Inc. (3.64%), and Zillow Group, Inc. (12.90%).

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 Lyft stock?

Short selling LYFT is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Lyft as its price is falling. Lyft's stock is trading down $0.21 today. To short Lyft 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 Lyft 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 Lyft?

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

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

This page was last updated on 9/20/2021 by Staff
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