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NYSE:LLY

Eli Lilly and Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$132.25
+0.94 (+0.72 %)
(As of 10/29/2020 11:51 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$130.40
Now: $132.25
$133.05
50-Day Range
$131.90
MA: $148.03
$156.88
52-Week Range
$110.51
Now: $132.25
$170.75
Volume67,785 shs
Average Volume3.90 million shs
Market Capitalization$126.49 billion
P/E Ratio21.47
Dividend Yield2.24%
Beta0.19

Short Interest

Eli Lilly and (NYSE:LLY) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:5,280,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:3,770,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+40.05%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$696.43 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:2.0
Last Record Date:October, 15 2020
Outstanding Shares:970,830,000 shares
Float Size:793,630,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:0.67%
Today's Trading Volume:67,785 shares
Average Trading Volume:3,902,895 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-98.26%



Eli Lilly and (NYSE:LLY) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
10/15/20205,280,000 $696.43 million 40.1%0.7%1.6$131.90
9/30/20203,770,000 $565.80 million -39.9%0.5%1.2$150.08
9/15/20206,270,000 $942.13 million 34.6%0.8%2$150.26
8/31/20204,660,000 $686.00 million 9.7%0.6%1.5$147.21
8/14/20204,250,000 $626.03 million -5.8%0.5%1.2$147.30
7/31/20204,510,000 $682.77 million -13.8%0.5%1.3$151.39
7/15/20205,230,000 $786.02 million -13.3%0.6%1.5$150.29
6/30/20206,030,000 $962.03 million 0.5%0.7%1.6$159.54
6/15/20206,000,000 $984.18 million -18.8%0.7%1.5$164.03
5/29/20207,390,000 $1.16 billion -15.1%0.9%1.7$157.03
5/15/20208,700,000 $1.33 billion 0.5%1.0%1.9$152.95
4/30/20208,660,000 $1.26 billion -9.5%1.0%1.9$145.70
4/15/20209,570,000 $1.52 billion -2.4%1.1%2$158.55
3/31/20209,800,000 $1.60 billion -11.2%1.2%2$162.93
3/13/202011,029,500 $1.61 billion 1.3%1.2%2.8$145.73
2/28/202010,890,000 $1.30 billion -11.1%1.3%2.8$119.05
2/14/202012,250,000 $1.73 billion -2.6%1.5%3.5$141.19
1/31/202012,570,000 $1.68 billion -3.2%1.5%3.7$133.53
1/15/202012,980,000 $1.87 billion 14.8%1.5%3.8$144.25
12/31/201911,310,000 $1.57 billion -2.3%1.3%3.4$139.07
8/15/201911,459,200 $1.28 billion -6.2%1.3%2.8$111.78

Eli Lilly and (NYSE:LLY) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Eli Lilly and's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Eli Lilly and shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of October 15th, traders have sold 5,280,000 shares of LLY short. 0.67% of Eli Lilly and's shares are currently sold short. View details.

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

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. Eli Lilly and currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

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

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. 0.67% of Eli Lilly and's floating shares are currently sold short.

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

Eli Lilly and saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totaling 5,280,000 shares, an increase of 40.1% from the previous total of 3,770,000 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's float size?

Eli Lilly and currently has issued a total of 956,470,000 shares. Some of Eli Lilly and'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 currently has a public float of 793,630,000 shares.

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

0.67% of Eli Lilly and's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "pharmaceuticals" compare to Eli Lilly and: Johnson & Johnson (0.43%), Pfizer Inc. (0.00%), Merck & Co., Inc. (0.42%), AbbVie Inc. (0.00%), Bristol-Myers Squibb (0.00%), Zoetis Inc. (0.84%), Horizon Therapeutics Public Limited (0.00%), Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC (7.81%), Mylan (9.05%), and Perrigo Company plc (0.00%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Charter Communications Inc ($4.68 billion), Aon Plc ($3.70 billion), Clorox Co ($2.93 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.88 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($2.75 billion), Snap Inc. ($2.72 billion), Kroger Co ($2.21 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($1.94 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($1.93 billion), and Datadog, Inc. ($1.83 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

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

Short selling LLY is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Eli Lilly and as its price is falling. Eli Lilly and's stock is trading up $0.94 today. To short Eli Lilly and 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 Eli Lilly and 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?

A short squeeze for Eli Lilly and 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'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 October, 15 2020.


This page was last updated on 10/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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