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NASDAQ:LYFT

Lyft Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$48.28
-0.46 (-0.94 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 10:04 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$47.98
Now: $48.28
$49.04
50-Day Range
$38.17
MA: $47.14
$50.68
52-Week Range
$14.56
Now: $48.28
$54.50
Volume30,883 shs
Average Volume6.96 million shs
Market Capitalization$15.33 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.35

Short Interest

Lyft (NASDAQ:LYFT) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:26,590,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:26,480,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+0.42%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$1.29 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:2.0
Last Record Date:December, 31 2020
Outstanding Shares:277,830,000 shares
Float Size:244,790,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:10.86%
Today's Trading Volume:30,883 shares
Average Trading Volume:6,958,865 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-99.56%



Lyft (NASDAQ:LYFT) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
12/31/202026,590,000 $1.29 billion 0.4%10.9%2.5$48.37
12/15/202026,590,000 $1.30 billion 0.4%10.9%2.5$48.85
11/30/202026,480,000 $1.32 billion -19.6%10.9%2.4$49.98
11/15/202032,920,000 $1.26 billion 30.1%13.6%3$38.17
10/30/202025,310,000 $950.14 million 5.4%10.7%2.2$37.54
10/15/202024,020,000 $551.02 million -0.6%11.1%2.6$22.94
9/30/202024,160,000 $636.13 million 4.6%11.1%2.7$26.33
9/15/202023,100,000 $635.94 million 1.2%10.6%2.6$27.53
8/31/202022,820,000 $685.28 million -4.2%10.5%2.5$30.03
8/14/202023,820,000 $701.02 million -10.7%11.1%2.5$29.43
7/31/202026,670,000 $726.22 million 12.0%12.6%3.1$27.23
7/15/202023,820,000 $696.26 million 7.7%11.2%2.5$29.23
6/30/202022,120,000 $672.89 million 25.1%10.5%2.4$30.42
6/15/202017,680,000 $569.47 million -4.0%8.4%1.8$32.21
5/29/202018,410,000 $603.85 million -7.2%8.7%1.7$32.80
5/15/202019,830,000 $619.89 million 17.8%9.4%1.8$31.26
4/30/202016,830,000 $568.01 million -8.7%8.0%1.4$33.75
4/15/202018,440,000 $578.28 million -11.1%8.8%1.8$31.36
3/31/202020,730,000 $662.53 million 21.9%9.8%2$31.96
3/13/202017,005,700 $515.78 million -5.4%0.0%1.6$30.33
2/28/202017,970,000 $406.30 million -15.1%0.0%2.3$22.61
2/14/202021,160,000 $695.95 million 15.3%10.4%3$32.89
1/31/202018,360,000 $731.83 million -10.5%9.2%3.1$39.86
1/15/202020,510,000 $1.11 billion 5.1%10.3%3.6$53.94
12/31/201919,510,000 $944.87 million 11.9%9.8%3.3$48.43

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 December 31st, investors have sold 26,590,000 shares of LYFT short. 10.86% of Lyft's shares are currently sold short. View details.

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 2.0.

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. 10.86% 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 December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 26,590,000 shares, an increase of 0.4% from the previous total of 26,480,000 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 317,523,000 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 244,790,000 shares.

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

10.86% 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: Global Payments Inc. (0.00%), eBay Inc. (3.91%), Zillow Group, Inc. (0.00%), CoStar Group, Inc. (0.00%), MSCI Inc. (0.78%), Zillow Group, Inc. (0.00%), Etsy, Inc. (0.00%), FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc. (3.21%), Farfetch Ltd (10.40%), and Trip.com Group Limited (2.42%).

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. ($5.18 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($4.71 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.45 billion), Aon Plc ($4.28 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.70 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($3.00 billion), The Clorox Company ($2.46 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.40 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.38 billion), and Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.37 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 $0.46 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 December, 31 2020.


This page was last updated on 1/15/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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