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Houlihan Lokey Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.82 (-1.26 %)
(As of 02/25/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $64.07
50-Day Range
MA: $68.21
52-Week Range
Now: $64.07
Volume441,591 shs
Average Volume394,537 shs
Market Capitalization$4.42 billion
P/E Ratio21.08
Dividend Yield2.03%

Short Interest

Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume951,200 shares
Previous Short Volume1,020,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-6.75%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$62.92 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover3.0
Last Record DateJanuary, 29 2021
Outstanding Shares40,900,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted1.38%
Today's Trading Volume441,591 shares
Average Trading Volume394,537 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average11.93%

Short Interest Over Time

Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/29/2021951,200 shares $62.92 million -6.8%N/A2.8 $66.15
1/15/20211,020,000 shares $69.07 million +13.4%N/A3.2 $67.72
12/31/2020975,500 shares $69.77 million +31.7%N/A3 $71.52
12/15/2020975,500 shares $64.96 million +31.7%N/A3 $66.59
11/30/2020740,600 shares $50.44 million -8.3%N/A2.2 $68.11
11/15/2020807,600 shares $52.32 million -10.4%N/A2.4 $64.78
10/30/2020901,300 shares $58.62 million -20.2%N/A2.6 $65.04
10/15/20201,130,000 shares $73.12 million No ChangeN/A2.9 $64.71
9/30/20201,130,000 shares $72.42 million +23.7%N/A2.8 $64.09
9/15/2020913,800 shares $51.36 million -3.7%N/A2.1 $56.20
8/31/2020948,700 shares $55.15 million -9.7%N/A2.2 $58.13
8/14/20201,050,000 shares $62.12 million -27.1%N/A2.3 $59.16
7/31/20201,440,000 shares $83.69 million +44.7%N/A2.7 $58.12
7/15/2020995,000 shares $54.53 million +10.7%N/A2.1 $54.80
6/30/2020898,500 shares $50.52 million +36.8%N/A1.9 $56.23
6/15/2020656,900 shares $36.75 million -26.3%N/A1.3 $55.94
5/29/2020891,100 shares $50.05 million -41.0%N/A1.6 $56.17
5/15/20201,510,000 shares $91.32 million +24.8%N/A2.6 $60.48
4/30/20201,210,000 shares $73.22 million +8.0%N/A2.5 $60.51
4/15/20201,120,000 shares $69.74 million +13.1%N/A2.3 $62.27
3/31/2020990,100 shares $54.28 million -34.2%N/A2.1 $54.82
3/13/20201,504,000 shares $84.54 million -4.8%N/A4.8 $56.21
2/28/20201,580,000 shares $76.25 million +16.2%N/A5.1 $48.26
2/14/20201,360,000 shares $67.85 million -21.4%N/A5 $49.89
1/31/20201,730,000 shares $92.62 million +1.2%N/A6.6 $53.54

Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Houlihan Lokey's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Houlihan Lokey shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of January 29th, investors have sold 951,200 shares of HLI short.

What is a good short interest ratio for Houlihan Lokey?

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. Houlihan Lokey currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0.

Is Houlihan Lokey's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Houlihan Lokey saw a decline in short interest in January. As of January 29th, there was short interest totaling 951,200 shares, a decline of 6.7% from the previous total of 1,020,000 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.

How does Houlihan Lokey's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Houlihan Lokey's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "investment advice" compare to Houlihan Lokey: Franklin Resources, Inc. (6.81%), Ares Management Co. (0.00%), The Carlyle Group Inc. (0.00%), Apollo Global Management, Inc. (0.00%), Invesco Ltd. (4.77%), Morningstar, Inc. (1.00%), Eaton Vance Corp. (5.49%), Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (4.21%), Janus Henderson Group plc (1.50%), and Evercore Inc. (2.69%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Aon Plc ($5.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.03 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($4.99 billion), DuPont de Nemours, Inc. ($4.72 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.57 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.87 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($3.58 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.75 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.43 billion), and Palantir Technologies Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Houlihan Lokey stock?

Short selling HLI is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Houlihan Lokey as its price is falling. Houlihan Lokey's stock is trading down $0.82 today. To short Houlihan Lokey 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 Houlihan Lokey 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 Houlihan Lokey?

A short squeeze for Houlihan Lokey 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 HLI, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Houlihan Lokey'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 HLI, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 29 2021.

This page was last updated on 2/26/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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