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Lithia Motors (LAD) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$246.44
-10.64 (-4.14%)
(As of 05/29/2024 ET)

Lithia Motors Short Interest Data

Current Short Interest
2,770,000 shares
Previous Short Interest
2,670,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+3.75%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$749.81 million
Short Interest Ratio
11.3 Days to Cover
Last Record Date
May 15, 2024
Outstanding Shares
27,410,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
10.11%
Today's Trading Volume
292,993 shares
Average Trading Volume
214,292 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
137%
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LAD Short Interest Over Time

LAD Days to Cover Over Time

LAD Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Lithia Motors Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
5/15/20242,770,000 shares $749.81 million +3.8%N/A11.3 $270.69
4/30/20242,670,000 shares $679.60 million +0.8%N/A10.8 $254.53
4/15/20242,650,000 shares $683.75 million -4.3%N/A11.5 $258.02
3/31/20242,770,000 shares $833.38 million +4.5%N/A14.1 $300.86
3/15/20242,650,000 shares $747.17 million +6.0%N/A14 $281.95
2/29/20242,500,000 shares $747.83 million -4.9%N/A12.4 $299.13
2/15/20242,630,000 shares $800.34 million -3.7%N/A13.3 $304.31
1/31/20242,730,000 shares $804.67 million -2.9%N/A14.3 $294.75
1/15/20242,810,000 shares $802.99 million +2.9%N/A14.3 $285.76
12/31/20232,730,000 shares $898.93 million -2.5%N/A13 $329.28
12/15/20232,800,000 shares $864.39 million +12.0%N/A13.2 $308.71
11/30/20232,500,000 shares $667.48 million -8.1%N/A13 $266.99
11/15/20232,720,000 shares $767.72 million +5.8%N/A14 $282.25
10/31/20232,570,000 shares $623.20 million -1.2%N/A13 $242.49
10/15/20232,600,000 shares $691.63 million +0.4%N/A12.8 $266.01
9/30/20232,590,000 shares $764.90 million -2.6%N/A11.7 $295.33
9/15/20232,660,000 shares $781.61 million +0.4%N/A11.4 $293.84
8/31/20232,650,000 shares $816.52 million +3.1%N/A10.5 $308.12
8/15/20232,570,000 shares $797.01 million -5.5%N/A9.3 $310.12
7/31/20232,720,000 shares $844.72 million -4.6%N/A9.3 $310.56
7/15/20232,850,000 shares $893.76 million -6.3%N/A9.4 $313.60
6/30/20233,040,000 shares $924.65 million -1.0%N/A9.3 $304.16
6/15/20233,070,000 shares $837.16 million -7.8%N/A9.4 $272.69
5/31/20233,330,000 shares $776.69 million -2.9%N/A9.7 $233.24
5/15/20233,430,000 shares $741.33 million +1.8%N/A10.3 $216.13
4/30/20233,370,000 shares $744.40 million +10.9%N/A9.9 $220.89
4/15/20233,040,000 shares $685.85 million +3.4%N/A8.8 $225.61
3/31/20232,940,000 shares $673.05 million +11.8%N/A8.7 $228.93
3/15/20232,630,000 shares $556.27 million +10.0%N/A7.8 $211.51
2/28/20232,390,000 shares $609.88 million -8.4%N/A7.2 $255.18
2/15/20232,610,000 shares $673.72 million -1.1%N/A7.6 $258.13
1/31/20232,640,000 shares $694.85 million -3.7%N/A7.1 $263.20
1/15/20232,740,000 shares $635.87 million +14.6%N/A6.7 $232.07
12/30/20222,390,000 shares $489.33 million -1.2%N/A5.3 $204.74
12/15/20222,420,000 shares $530.80 million +3.0%N/A5.1 $219.34
11/30/20222,350,000 shares $562.38 million +9.8%N/A5 $239.31
11/15/20222,140,000 shares $514.52 million +10.3%N/A4.6 $240.43
10/31/20221,940,000 shares $384.41 million +1.0%N/A4.4 $198.15
10/15/20221,920,000 shares $398.61 million +1.6%N/A4.7 $207.61
9/30/20221,890,000 shares $405.50 million -6.9%N/A5.1 $214.55
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9/15/20222,030,000 shares $490.57 million +9.7%N/A6.2 $241.66
8/31/20221,850,000 shares $491.06 million -2.6%N/A5.9 $265.44
8/15/20221,900,000 shares $502.08 million +1.6%N/A6.2 $264.25
7/31/20221,870,000 shares $496.07 million +12.7%N/A5.6 $265.28
7/15/20221,660,000 shares $466.41 million -4.6%N/A4.7 $280.97
6/30/20221,740,000 shares $478.17 million +6.1%N/A4.9 $274.81
6/15/20221,640,000 shares $466.53 million -11.8%N/A4.6 $284.47
5/31/20221,860,000 shares $566.31 million +1.6%N/A5.5 $304.47
5/15/20221,830,000 shares $547.68 million +18.8%N/A5.2 $299.28
4/30/20221,540,000 shares $436.02 million +6.2%N/A4.3 $283.13
4/15/20221,450,000 shares $421.43 million -3.3%N/A4.2 $290.64
3/31/20221,500,000 shares $450.18 million -2.0%N/A4.3 $300.12
3/15/20221,530,000 shares $498.89 million +4.1%N/A4.6 $326.07
2/28/20221,470,000 shares $501.01 million +5.0%N/A4 $340.82
2/15/20221,400,000 shares $448.34 million -2.8%N/A3.7 $320.24
1/31/20221,440,000 shares $420.67 million +5.9%N/A3.7 $292.13
1/15/20221,360,000 shares $417.49 million +12.4%N/A3.6 $306.98
12/31/20211,210,000 shares $359.31 million +1.7%N/A3.3 $296.95
12/15/20211,190,000 shares $338.15 million -2.5%N/A3.1 $284.16
11/30/20211,220,000 shares $355.42 million -1.6%N/A3.2 $291.33
11/15/20211,240,000 shares $403.47 million -1.6%N/A3.4 $325.38
10/29/20211,260,000 shares $402.22 million -3.1%N/A3.8 $319.22
10/15/20211,300,000 shares $438.37 million +6.6%N/A4 $337.21
9/30/20211,220,000 shares $386.79 million -14.1%N/A3.8 $317.04
9/15/20211,420,000 shares $457.98 million No ChangeN/A3.7 $322.52
8/31/20211,420,000 shares $470.45 million +5.2%N/A3.7 $331.30
8/13/20211,350,000 shares $506.47 million -11.8%N/A3.3 $375.16
7/30/20211,530,000 shares $577.15 million -0.7%N/A3.2 $377.22
7/15/20211,540,000 shares $537.80 million -6.7%N/A3.3 $349.22
6/30/20211,650,000 shares $567.01 million -24.7%N/A3.6 $343.64
6/15/20212,190,000 shares $742.30 million +0.9%N/A5.5 $338.95
5/28/20212,170,000 shares $763.82 million +11.9%N/A5.6 $351.99
5/14/20211,940,000 shares $698.85 million -0.5%N/A5.3 $360.23
4/30/20211,950,000 shares $755.33 million +3.2%N/A6.7 $387.35
4/15/20211,890,000 shares $741.28 million +4.4%N/A6.1 $392.21
3/31/20211,810,000 shares $723.48 million -8.1%N/A5.9 $399.71
3/15/20211,970,000 shares $779.96 million +2.6%N/A6.4 $395.92
2/26/20211,920,000 shares $712.28 million -6.8%N/A6.5 $370.98
2/12/20212,060,000 shares $770.01 million +2.0%N/A7.1 $373.79
1/29/20212,020,000 shares $645.83 million +2.0%N/A6.7 $319.72
1/15/20211,980,000 shares $638.06 million -7.0%N/A6.7 $322.25
12/31/20202,130,000 shares $624.54 million -2.3%N/A6.9 $293.21
12/15/20202,180,000 shares $587.64 million -6.0%N/A5.5 $269.56
11/30/20202,320,000 shares $701.75 million +1.3%N/A5.8 $302.48
11/15/20202,290,000 shares $609.23 million +5.1%N/A4.7 $266.04
10/30/20202,180,000 shares $506.22 million -7.2%N/A4.5 $232.21
10/15/20202,350,000 shares $625.85 million -4.1%N/A4.8 $266.32
9/30/20202,450,000 shares $558.45 million -2.8%11.1%5 $227.94
9/15/20202,520,000 shares $607.95 million -10.0%11.4%6.2 $241.25
8/31/20202,800,000 shares $697.09 million -6.7%12.7%6.9 $248.96
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8/14/20203,000,000 shares $775.38 million -1.6%13.6%9.8 $258.46
7/31/20203,050,000 shares $698.91 million +1.0%13.8%10.4 $229.15
7/15/20203,020,000 shares $509.96 million -1.0%13.8%10.8 $168.86
6/30/20203,050,000 shares $467.08 million +3.0%13.9%11.6 $153.14
6/15/20202,960,000 shares $399.42 million -1.7%13.6%10.5 $134.94
5/29/20203,010,000 shares $362.98 million +1.0%13.8%9.8 $120.59
5/15/20202,980,000 shares $309.56 million -1.7%13.7%9.5 $103.88
4/30/20203,030,000 shares $335.00 million +5.6%13.9%9.5 $110.56
4/15/20202,870,000 shares $253.59 million -4.0%12.8%9.3 $88.36
3/31/20202,990,000 shares $312.07 million +0.4%13.3%10.6 $104.37
3/13/20202,978,100 shares $249.89 million +13.7%13.4%13.9 $83.91
2/28/20202,620,000 shares $184.76 million -4.4%12.0%12.3 $70.52
2/14/20202,740,000 shares $284.25 million +1.1%12.4%13.7 $103.74
1/31/20202,710,000 shares $337.42 million +3.8%12.3%14.1 $124.51
1/15/20202,610,000 shares $365.69 million -0.4%11.9%12.6 $140.11
12/31/20192,620,000 shares $361.27 million -1.1%11.9%12.1 $137.89
8/15/20193,084,900 shares $398.11 million +0.6%14.3%12.4 $129.05

LAD Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lithia Motors' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Lithia Motors shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of May 15th, traders have sold 2,770,000 shares of LAD short. Learn More on Lithia Motors' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Lithia Motors?

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. LAD shares currently have a short interest ratio of 11.0. Learn More on Lithia Motors's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Lithia Motors?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Lithia Motors: Walleye Trading LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Twin Tree Management LP, and Focused Wealth Management Inc. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Is Lithia Motors' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Lithia Motors saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,770,000 shares, an increase of 3.7% from the previous total of 2,670,000 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 Lithia Motors' short interest compare to its competitors?

Here is how the short interest of companies compare to Lithia Motors: CarMax, Inc. (12.54%), Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (13.45%), AutoNation, Inc. (11.39%), Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. (9.82%), Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (16.29%), Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (7.85%), Sonic Automotive, Inc. (15.90%), Monro, Inc. (13.85%), America's Car-Mart, Inc. (18.71%), O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (1.64%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.81 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.30 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.10 billion), General Motors ($2.84 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.77 billion), AppLovin Co. ($2.22 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.22 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.16 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.12 billion), and Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ($2.12 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Lithia Motors stock?

Short selling LAD is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Lithia Motors as its price is falling. LAD shares are trading down $10.64 today. To short a 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 a stock 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 Lithia Motors?

A short squeeze for Lithia Motors 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 LAD, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Lithia Motors' 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 LAD, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is May, 15 2024.



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This page (NYSE:LAD) was last updated on 5/30/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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