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Lazard (LAZ) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$38.85
+0.97 (+2.56%)
(As of 10:00 AM ET)

Lazard Short Interest Data

Current Short Interest
3,130,000 shares
Previous Short Interest
2,510,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+24.70%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$125.86 million
Short Interest Ratio
3.5 Days to Cover
Last Record Date
May 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
112,770,000 shares
Float Size
82,550,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
3.79%
Today's Trading Volume
26,292 shares
Average Trading Volume
1,039,103 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
3%
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LAZ Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

Lazard Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
5/31/20243,130,000 shares $125.86 million +24.7%3.8%3.5 $40.21
5/15/20242,510,000 shares $100.75 million -1.6%3.1%2.7 $40.14
4/30/20242,550,000 shares $98.23 million +37.1%3.2%2.5 $38.52
4/15/20241,860,000 shares $69.95 million -12.3%2.3%1.7 $37.61
3/31/20242,120,000 shares $88.76 million -27.9%2.6%1.8 $41.87
3/15/20242,940,000 shares $114.60 million -5.2%3.7%2.4 $38.98
2/29/20243,100,000 shares $119.47 million +39.0%3.9%2.8 $38.54
2/15/20242,230,000 shares $84.52 million +13.8%2.8%2 $37.90
1/31/20241,960,000 shares $76.40 million -41.0%2.4%1.9 $38.98
1/15/20243,320,000 shares $126.62 million +24.8%4.1%3.4 $38.14
12/31/20232,660,000 shares $92.57 million No Change3.2%2.9 $34.80
12/15/20232,660,000 shares $92.99 million -3.6%3.2%3.4 $34.96
11/30/20232,760,000 shares $82.74 million -11.0%2.6%3.6 $29.98
11/15/20233,100,000 shares $86.55 million +2.0%2.9%4.4 $27.92
10/31/20233,040,000 shares $84.42 million +7.8%2.8%5 $27.77
10/15/20232,820,000 shares $83.08 million -10.8%2.6%4.8 $29.46
9/30/20233,160,000 shares $97.99 million +4.0%2.9%5.2 $31.01
9/15/20233,040,000 shares $101.84 million +4.8%2.8%4.7 $33.50
8/31/20232,900,000 shares $100.75 million -1.7%2.7%4.3 $34.74
8/15/20232,950,000 shares $98.85 million -11.9%2.7%4.1 $33.51
7/31/20233,350,000 shares $117.62 million -18.3%3.1%4.4 $35.11
7/15/20234,100,000 shares $140.63 million -9.3%3.8%5.3 $34.30
6/30/20234,520,000 shares $144.78 million -1.7%4.2%5.8 $32.03
6/15/20234,600,000 shares $148.21 million -2.1%4.2%6.3 $32.22
5/31/20234,700,000 shares $134.89 million +10.6%4.3%6.4 $28.70
5/15/20234,250,000 shares $122.36 million +56.8%3.9%5.7 $28.79
4/30/20232,710,000 shares $84.82 million +6.3%2.5%3.6 $31.30
4/15/20232,550,000 shares $86.34 million -7.9%2.4%3.6 $33.86
3/31/20232,770,000 shares $91.71 million +6.1%2.6%4 $33.11
3/15/20232,610,000 shares $84.83 million +23.1%2.4%3.5 $32.50
2/28/20232,120,000 shares $79.20 million +3.9%2.0%2.8 $37.36
2/15/20232,040,000 shares $77.25 million -23.0%1.9%2.9 $37.87
1/31/20232,650,000 shares $106.21 million -2.6%2.4%3.6 $40.08
1/15/20232,720,000 shares $105.13 million -10.2%2.5%3.5 $38.65
12/30/20223,030,000 shares $105.05 million -6.2%2.8%3.8 $34.67
12/15/20223,230,000 shares $117.35 million -20.8%3.0%3.9 $36.33
11/30/20224,080,000 shares $149.37 million -7.1%3.8%5.3 $36.61
11/15/20224,390,000 shares $169.98 million -22.6%4.0%5.7 $38.72
10/31/20225,670,000 shares $213.82 million -6.0%5.2%7.7 $37.71
10/15/20226,030,000 shares $192.60 million +4.7%5.6%8.8 $31.94
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9/30/20225,760,000 shares $183.34 million +18.3%5.3%8.7 $31.83
9/15/20224,870,000 shares $181.26 million +3.0%4.5%7.4 $37.22
8/31/20224,730,000 shares $171.94 million -9.7%4.4%7.2 $36.35
8/15/20225,240,000 shares $204.78 million +4.6%4.8%8.3 $39.08
7/31/20225,010,000 shares $188.73 million -1.8%4.6%7.3 $37.67
7/15/20225,100,000 shares $170.95 million +12.3%N/A7.3 $33.52
6/30/20224,540,000 shares $147.14 million +20.1%N/A6.1 $32.41
6/15/20223,780,000 shares $123.19 million +0.5%N/A5 $32.59
5/31/20223,760,000 shares $132.58 million +13.6%3.5%4.7 $35.26
5/15/20223,310,000 shares $106.52 million -19.9%3.1%3.7 $32.18
4/30/20224,130,000 shares $135.34 million +2.7%3.8%4.4 $32.77
4/15/20224,020,000 shares $133.38 million +0.8%3.7%4.3 $33.18
3/31/20223,990,000 shares $137.66 million -0.5%3.7%4.4 $34.50
3/15/20224,010,000 shares $132.97 million +31.5%3.7%4.9 $33.16
2/28/20223,050,000 shares $105.47 million -0.3%2.8%4.1 $34.58
2/15/20223,060,000 shares $116.00 million +45.7%2.8%4.5 $37.91
1/31/20222,100,000 shares $91.64 million +10.0%1.9%3.6 $43.64
1/15/20221,910,000 shares $84.69 million +29.1%1.8%3.6 $44.34
12/31/20211,480,000 shares $64.57 million -20.9%1.4%3 $43.63
12/15/20211,870,000 shares $80.60 million +17.6%1.7%3.8 $43.10
11/30/20211,590,000 shares $67.77 million -4.2%1.5%3.4 $42.62
11/15/20211,660,000 shares $78.12 million -5.1%1.5%3.7 $47.06
10/29/20211,750,000 shares $85.73 million -8.4%1.6%4.1 $48.99
10/15/20211,910,000 shares $95.75 million -5.9%1.8%4.4 $50.13
9/30/20212,030,000 shares $92.97 million +8.0%1.9%4.6 $45.80
9/15/20211,880,000 shares $88.79 million +5.6%1.7%3.9 $47.23
8/31/20211,780,000 shares $84.37 million +12.7%1.6%3.5 $47.40
8/13/20211,580,000 shares $76.85 million -16.4%1.5%3 $48.64
7/30/20211,890,000 shares $89.21 million -22.2%1.7%3.2 $47.20
7/15/20212,430,000 shares $108.31 million -10.7%2.2%3.9 $44.57
6/30/20212,720,000 shares $123.08 million -3.6%2.5%4.1 $45.25
6/15/20212,820,000 shares $129.44 million +19.5%2.6%4.4 $45.90
5/28/20212,360,000 shares $111.34 million +7.8%2.2%3.4 $47.18
5/14/20212,190,000 shares $99.58 million -26.5%2.0%2.8 $45.47
4/30/20212,980,000 shares $138.45 million -8.9%2.7%3.5 $46.46
4/15/20213,270,000 shares $149.01 million -17.4%3.0%4 $45.57
3/31/20213,960,000 shares $173.84 million +7.6%3.6%4.7 $43.90
3/15/20213,680,000 shares $161.37 million +21.5%3.4%4.4 $43.85
2/26/20213,030,000 shares $120.72 million +1.0%2.8%3.9 $39.84
2/12/20213,000,000 shares $124.83 million -4.8%2.8%4.2 $41.61
1/29/20213,150,000 shares $130.66 million +2.9%2.9%4.6 $41.48
1/15/20213,060,000 shares $143.24 million -2.2%2.8%4.7 $46.81
12/31/20203,130,000 shares $131.59 million +1.3%2.9%5.1 $42.04
12/15/20203,090,000 shares $126.16 million +40.5%2.8%5.2 $40.83
11/30/20202,200,000 shares $83.47 million +49.7%2.0%3.6 $37.94
11/15/20201,470,000 shares $54.38 million +32.4%1.3%2.5 $36.99
10/30/20201,110,000 shares $37.87 million -41.0%1.0%2 $34.12
10/15/20201,880,000 shares $69.18 million -9.6%1.7%3.3 $36.80
9/30/20202,080,000 shares $68.74 million -27.5%1.9%3.8 $33.05
9/15/20202,870,000 shares $96.17 million -1.4%2.6%5.1 $33.51
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8/31/20202,910,000 shares $92.16 million +17.3%2.7%4.8 $31.67
8/14/20202,480,000 shares $79.81 million -16.5%2.3%3.8 $32.18
7/31/20202,970,000 shares $87.08 million -6.9%2.7%4.5 $29.32
7/15/20203,190,000 shares $93.50 million +6.0%3.2%4.5 $29.31
6/30/20203,010,000 shares $83.86 million -12.0%3.0%4.1 $27.86
6/15/20203,420,000 shares $97.54 million -13.6%3.4%4.4 $28.52
5/29/20203,960,000 shares $109.41 million +3.1%3.9%4.7 $27.63
5/15/20203,840,000 shares $95.23 million -0.8%3.8%4.4 $24.80
4/30/20203,870,000 shares $106.43 million +38.7%3.8%4.4 $27.50
4/15/20202,790,000 shares $70.64 million -2.8%2.8%3.2 $25.32
3/31/20202,870,000 shares $69.22 million -1.7%2.8%3 $24.12
3/13/20202,919,900 shares $78.43 million -5.5%2.7%3.4 $26.86
2/28/20203,090,000 shares $65.08 million +9.2%3.1%3.6 $21.06
2/14/20202,830,000 shares $91.58 million -3.1%2.8%3.5 $32.36
1/31/20202,920,000 shares $110.38 million -25.1%2.9%3.7 $37.80
1/15/20203,900,000 shares $168.29 million +7.1%3.8%5.1 $43.15
12/31/20193,640,000 shares $152.59 million +11.0%3.6%5.1 $41.92

LAZ Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lazard's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Lazard shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of May 15th, traders have sold 2,510,000 shares of LAZ short. 3.05% of Lazard's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Lazard's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Lazard?

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. LAZ shares currently have a short interest ratio of 3.0. Learn More on Lazard's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Lazard?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Lazard: PEAK6 Investments LLC, and Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Lazard?

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. 3.05% of Lazard's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Lazard's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Lazard saw a drop in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,510,000 shares, a drop of 1.6% from the previous total of 2,550,000 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 Lazard's float size?

Lazard currently has issued a total of 112,770,000 shares. Some of Lazard'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. Lazard currently has a public float of 82,290,000 shares.

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

3.05% of Lazard's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies compare to Lazard: Stifel Financial Corp. (2.10%), Evercore Inc. (3.40%), BGC Group, Inc. (2.97%), Piper Sandler Companies (0.85%), Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. (1.22%), Morgan Stanley (1.26%), The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (1.93%), The Charles Schwab Co. (0.86%), Raymond James (1.93%), LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (1.05%),

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 Lazard stock?

Short selling LAZ is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Lazard as its price is falling. LAZ shares are trading down $0.32 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 Lazard?

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

How often is Lazard'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 LAZ, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is May, 15 2024.



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