NASDAQ:LYTS

LSI Industries Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$7.75
-0.06 (-0.77 %)
(As of 05/6/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$7.57
$8.04
50-Day Range
$7.81
$9.40
52-Week Range
$5.33
$11.22
Volume156,220 shs
Average Volume121,296 shs
Market Capitalization$205.37 million
P/E Ratio28.70
Dividend Yield2.56%
Beta1.98

Short Interest

LSI Industries (NASDAQ:LYTS) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume370,700 shares
Previous Short Volume329,900 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+12.37%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$3.18 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover3.1
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares25,940,000 shares
Float Size24,260,000 shares
Short Percent of Float1.53%
Today's Trading Volume156,220 shares
Average Trading Volume121,296 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average28.79%

Short Interest Over Time


LSI Industries (NASDAQ:LYTS) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/2021370,700 shares $3.18 million +12.4%1.5%3.1$8.57
3/31/2021329,900 shares $2.75 million +11.8%1.4%2.7$8.34
3/15/2021295,100 shares $3.07 million -5.0%1.2%2.3$10.42
2/26/2021310,700 shares $2.87 million +3.7%1.3%2.6$9.24
2/12/2021299,500 shares $2.88 million +1.6%1.2%2.5$9.63
1/29/2021294,900 shares $2.87 million -17.2%1.2%2.5$9.74
1/15/2021356,200 shares $3.06 million -34.2%1.5%3.1$8.59
12/31/2020541,000 shares $4.56 million +42.8%2.2%5.8$8.42
12/15/2020378,900 shares $2.98 million -9.5%1.6%4.3$7.87
11/30/2020418,800 shares $3.43 million +5.5%1.7%5$8.20
11/15/2020396,800 shares $2.92 million -13.9%1.6%4.7$7.36
10/30/2020460,900 shares $3.41 million -8.9%1.9%5.3$7.40
10/15/2020505,700 shares $3.70 million -2.7%2.1%5.9$7.32
9/30/2020519,900 shares $3.51 million -2.7%2.2%5.5$6.75
9/15/2020534,400 shares $3.74 million -10.3%2.2%3.5$7.00
8/31/2020595,400 shares $4.08 million -15.8%2.5%3.7$6.86
8/14/2020707,100 shares $4.65 million -19.2%2.9%4.3$6.57
7/31/2020875,000 shares $5.13 million -5.8%3.7%5.3$5.86
7/15/2020928,900 shares $5.39 million +2.5%3.9%5.1$5.80
6/30/2020906,000 shares $5.86 million +221.9%3.8%4.4$6.47
6/15/2020281,500 shares $1.77 million -1.4%1.2%1.8$6.28
5/29/2020285,400 shares $1.72 million +28.2%1.2%1.8$6.04
5/15/2020222,600 shares $1.27 million +28.3%0.9%1.4$5.72
4/30/2020173,500 shares $1.07 million +2.3%0.7%1$6.17
4/15/2020169,600 shares $922,624.00 -9.3%0.7%1$5.44

LSI Industries (NASDAQ:LYTS) Short Interest FAQ

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What is LSI Industries' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of LSI Industries shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of April 15th, traders have sold 370,700 shares of LYTS short. 1.53% of LSI Industries' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for LSI Industries?

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. LSI Industries currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for LSI Industries?

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. 1.53% of LSI Industries' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is LSI Industries' short interest increasing or decreasing?

LSI Industries saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 370,700 shares, an increase of 12.4% from the previous total of 329,900 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 LSI Industries' float size?

LSI Industries currently has issued a total of 26,499,000 shares. Some of LSI Industries' 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. LSI Industries currently has a public float of 24,260,000 shares.

How does LSI Industries' short interest compare to its competitors?

1.53% of LSI Industries' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "electrical components & equipment" compare to LSI Industries: Eaton Co. plc (1.02%), Emerson Electric Co. (1.43%), Roper Technologies, Inc. (0.00%), AMETEK, Inc. (0.00%), Rockwell Automation, Inc. (1.87%), Generac Holdings Inc. (1.86%), Enphase Energy, Inc. (0.00%), Acuity Brands, Inc. (9.86%), II-VI Incorporated (0.00%), and Regal Beloit Co. (1.14%).

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 LSI Industries stock?

Short selling LYTS is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from LSI Industries as its price is falling. LSI Industries' stock is trading down $0.06 today. To short LSI Industries 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 LSI Industries 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 LSI Industries?

A short squeeze for LSI Industries 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 LYTS, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is LSI Industries' 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 LYTS, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 15 2021.



This page was last updated on 5/7/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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