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S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
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DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
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Eli Lilly and Company (LLY) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$782.12
+28.44 (+3.77%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)

Eli Lilly and Company Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
5,150,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
4,410,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+16.78%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$3.90 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
1.6
Last Record Date
February 15, 2024
Outstanding Shares
950,160,000 shares
Float Size
849,200,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
0.61%
Today's Trading Volume
4,247,527 shares
Average Trading Volume
3,709,385 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
115%
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Eli Lilly and Company Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/15/20245,150,000 shares $3.90 billion +16.8%0.6%1.6 $757.09
1/31/20244,410,000 shares $2.84 billion -9.8%0.5%1.3 $645.10
1/15/20244,890,000 shares $3.14 billion -3.9%0.6%1.6 $642.92
12/31/20235,090,000 shares $2.97 billion -4.7%0.6%1.6 $582.92
12/15/20235,340,000 shares $3.05 billion -3.3%0.6%1.7 $571.46
11/30/20235,520,000 shares $3.26 billion -5.5%0.7%1.7 $591.04
11/15/20235,840,000 shares $3.44 billion +6.8%0.7%1.8 $588.41
10/31/20235,470,000 shares $3.03 billion -14.4%0.7%1.8 $553.93
10/15/20236,390,000 shares $3.89 billion +13.1%0.8%2.1 $609.20
9/30/20235,650,000 shares $3.03 billion -9.9%0.7%1.9 $537.13
9/15/20236,270,000 shares $3.61 billion +11.6%0.7%2.2 $575.66
8/31/20235,620,000 shares $3.11 billion +8.3%0.7%2 $554.20
8/15/20235,190,000 shares $2.84 billion +8.6%0.6%1.8 $546.64
7/31/20234,780,000 shares $2.17 billion -7.0%0.6%1.7 $454.55
7/15/20235,140,000 shares $2.31 billion -1.9%0.6%1.7 $449.46
6/30/20235,240,000 shares $2.46 billion -7.8%0.6%1.8 $468.98
6/15/20235,680,000 shares $2.58 billion -5.3%0.7%1.9 $454.00
5/31/20236,000,000 shares $2.58 billion -1.6%0.7%1.9 $429.46
5/15/20236,100,000 shares $2.65 billion -1.6%0.7%1.9 $434.51
4/30/20236,200,000 shares $2.45 billion -18.1%0.7%1.9 $395.86
4/15/20237,570,000 shares $2.84 billion +4.7%0.9%2.4 $374.73
3/31/20237,230,000 shares $2.48 billion -11.0%0.9%2.2 $343.42
3/15/20238,120,000 shares $2.68 billion +19.2%1.0%2.7 $329.47
2/28/20236,810,000 shares $2.12 billion +30.5%0.8%2.4 $311.22
2/15/20235,220,000 shares $1.75 billion +5.9%0.6%1.9 $335.01
1/31/20234,930,000 shares $1.70 billion No Change0.6%1.7 $344.15
1/15/20234,930,000 shares $1.78 billion -12.3%0.6%1.7 $361.62
12/30/20225,620,000 shares $2.06 billion No Change0.6%2 $365.84
12/15/20225,620,000 shares $2.02 billion -15.0%0.6%1.8 $360.01
11/30/20226,610,000 shares $2.45 billion +17.8%0.8%2.2 $371.08
11/15/20225,610,000 shares $1.96 billion -8.0%0.7%1.9 $349.95
10/31/20226,100,000 shares $2.21 billion +12.6%0.7%2.1 $362.09
10/15/20225,420,000 shares $1.80 billion -5.7%0.6%1.9 $331.39
9/30/20225,750,000 shares $1.86 billion +7.9%0.7%2.1 $323.35
9/15/20225,330,000 shares $1.65 billion +2.9%0.6%2 $309.47
8/31/20225,180,000 shares $1.56 billion +7.5%0.7%2 $301.23
8/15/20224,820,000 shares $1.51 billion -2.8%0.6%1.7 $313.94
7/31/20224,960,000 shares $1.64 billion -9.2%0.6%1.7 $329.69
7/15/20225,460,000 shares $1.81 billion +10.8%0.7%1.9 $331.60
6/30/20224,930,000 shares $1.60 billion +14.9%0.6%1.7 $324.23













LLY Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Eli Lilly and Company's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Eli Lilly and Company shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of February 15th, traders have sold 5,150,000 shares of LLY short. 0.61% of Eli Lilly and Company's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Eli Lilly and Company's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Eli Lilly and Company?

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. LLY shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on Eli Lilly and Company's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Eli Lilly and Company?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Eli Lilly and Company: Tortoise Investment Management LLC, Readystate Asset Management LP, GTS Securities LLC, Barclays PLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, Oxford Financial Group LTD. LLC, Paloma Partners Management Co, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., HAP Trading LLC, BlueCrest Capital Management Ltd, Citadel Advisors LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Artia Global Partners LP, Balyasny Asset Management L.P., Cresset Asset Management LLC, Verition Fund Management LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., PEAK6 Investments LLC, Eisler Capital US LLC, Eisler Capital UK Ltd., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Kopernik Global Investors LLC, Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Hsbc Holdings PLC, Mendel Money Management, US Bancorp DE, IMC Chicago LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, UBS Group AG, Tortoise Investment Management LLC, Bedel Financial Consulting Inc., BNP Paribas Financial Markets, Monaco Asset Management SAM, Gladius Capital Management LP, CenterStar Asset Management LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., Genus Capital Management Inc., Private Advisor Group LLC, Brandywine Oak Private Wealth LLC, XR Securities LLC, Wolverine Asset Management LLC, SpiderRock Advisors LLC, Valeo Financial Advisors LLC, Halbert Hargrove Global Advisors LLC, Covenant Asset Management LLC, Cutler Group LLC CA, and Gladius Capital Management LP. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Eli Lilly and Company?

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. 0.61% of Eli Lilly and Company's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Eli Lilly and Company's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Eli Lilly and Company saw a increase in short interest during the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 5,150,000 shares, an increase of 16.8% from the previous total of 4,410,000 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 Eli Lilly and Company's float size?

Eli Lilly and Company currently has issued a total of 950,160,000 shares. Some of Eli Lilly and Company'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. Eli Lilly and Company currently has a public float of 849,200,000 shares.

How does Eli Lilly and Company's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.61% of Eli Lilly and Company's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "medical" compare to Eli Lilly and Company: Merck & Co., Inc. (0.66%), AbbVie Inc. (0.84%), Novo Nordisk A/S (0.10%), Novartis AG (0.20%), Abbott Laboratories (0.83%), AstraZeneca PLC (0.29%), UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (0.69%), Johnson & Johnson (0.46%), Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (0.76%), Pfizer Inc. (1.07%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($5.32 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($4.38 billion), General Motors ($3.76 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.08 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($2.65 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.62 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.52 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.19 billion), Rivian Automotive, Inc. ($1.84 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($1.78 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Eli Lilly and Company stock?

Short selling LLY is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Eli Lilly and Company as its price is falling. LLY shares are trading up $28.44 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 Eli Lilly and Company?

A short squeeze for Eli Lilly and Company 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 LLY, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Eli Lilly and Company'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 LLY, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 15 2024.



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This page (NYSE:LLY) was last updated on 3/3/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff