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Lincoln National (LNC) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$27.69
+0.79 (+2.94%)
(As of 02/27/2024 ET)

Lincoln National Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
3,310,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
3,580,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-7.54%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$90.84 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
1.6
Last Record Date
January 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
169,670,000 shares
Float Size
167,760,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
1.97%
Today's Trading Volume
2,034,355 shares
Average Trading Volume
1,798,297 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
113%
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Lincoln National Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/31/20243,310,000 shares $90.84 million -7.5%2.0%1.6 $27.45
1/15/20243,580,000 shares $99.45 million -3.2%2.1%1.6 $27.78
12/31/20233,700,000 shares $99.79 million -19.7%2.2%1.7 $26.97
12/15/20234,610,000 shares $128.20 million +0.9%2.8%2.1 $27.81
11/30/20234,570,000 shares $108.58 million -7.1%2.7%1.6 $23.76
11/15/20234,920,000 shares $116.55 million -1.8%2.9%1.8 $23.69
10/31/20235,010,000 shares $109.02 million -8.9%3.0%1.8 $21.76
10/15/20235,500,000 shares $127.05 million -4.0%3.3%1.9 $23.10
9/30/20235,730,000 shares $141.47 million +3.4%3.4%2 $24.69
9/15/20235,540,000 shares $144.21 million -5.3%3.3%1.9 $26.03
8/31/20235,850,000 shares $150.11 million +2.1%3.5%2.5 $25.66
8/15/20235,730,000 shares $149.21 million -19.3%3.4%2.3 $26.04
7/31/20237,100,000 shares $199.08 million -0.1%4.2%2.5 $28.04
7/15/20237,110,000 shares $187.42 million -11.9%4.2%2.4 $26.36
6/30/20238,070,000 shares $207.88 million +16.8%4.8%2.6 $25.76
6/15/20236,910,000 shares $168.95 million -14.8%4.1%2 $24.45
5/31/20238,110,000 shares $169.66 million +11.4%4.8%2.1 $20.92
5/15/20237,280,000 shares $142.54 million -5.0%4.3%1.8 $19.58
4/30/20237,660,000 shares $166.45 million +8.4%4.6%1.9 $21.73
4/15/20237,070,000 shares $148.26 million +1.0%4.2%1.9 $20.97
3/31/20237,000,000 shares $157.29 million -11.8%4.2%1.9 $22.47
3/15/20237,940,000 shares $177.62 million +14.7%4.7%2.3 $22.37
2/28/20236,920,000 shares $219.50 million -7.4%4.1%2.1 $31.72
2/15/20237,470,000 shares $261.38 million -5.9%4.5%2.4 $34.99
1/31/20237,940,000 shares $281.31 million +21.8%4.7%2.5 $35.43
1/15/20236,520,000 shares $205.58 million +10.0%3.9%2.2 $31.53
12/30/20225,930,000 shares $182.17 million +15.8%3.9%2.1 $30.72
12/15/20225,120,000 shares $157.80 million +42.6%3.4%1.9 $30.82
11/30/20223,590,000 shares $139.79 million -12.9%2.4%1.5 $38.94
11/15/20224,120,000 shares $140.74 million +6.2%2.7%1.9 $34.16
10/31/20223,880,000 shares $209.02 million +17.2%2.5%1.9 $53.87
10/15/20223,310,000 shares $157.62 million -7.5%2.2%1.9 $47.62
9/30/20223,580,000 shares $157.20 million -20.1%2.3%2 $43.91
9/15/20224,480,000 shares $220.95 million -13.5%2.9%2.7 $49.32
8/31/20225,180,000 shares $238.59 million -9.8%3.4%3.1 $46.06
8/15/20225,740,000 shares $289.30 million +15.7%3.7%3.5 $50.40
7/31/20224,960,000 shares $254.65 million -4.8%3.2%2.9 $51.34
7/15/20225,210,000 shares $245.18 million +4.0%3.4%3.3 $47.06
6/30/20225,010,000 shares $234.32 million +0.8%N/A3.3 $46.77
6/15/20224,970,000 shares $243.98 million +12.2%N/A3.4 $49.09













LNC Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lincoln National's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Lincoln National shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of January 31st, traders have sold 3,310,000 shares of LNC short. 1.97% of Lincoln National's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Lincoln National's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Lincoln National?

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. LNC shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on Lincoln National's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Lincoln National?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Lincoln National: GTS Securities LLC, Barclays PLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Citadel Advisors LLC, Apollo Management Holdings L.P., Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Symmetry Peak Management LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., PEAK6 Investments LLC, Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, Hsbc Holdings PLC, IMC Chicago LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., Simplex Trading LLC, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Cutler Group LLC CA, and Raymond James & Associates. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Lincoln National?

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. 1.97% of Lincoln National's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Lincoln National's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Lincoln National saw a drop in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 3,310,000 shares, a drop of 7.5% from the previous total of 3,580,000 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 Lincoln National's float size?

Lincoln National currently has issued a total of 169,670,000 shares. Some of Lincoln National'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. Lincoln National currently has a public float of 167,760,000 shares.

How does Lincoln National's short interest compare to its competitors?

1.97% of Lincoln National's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "finance" compare to Lincoln National: American Equity Investment Life Holding (2.37%), National Western Life Group, Inc. (0.91%), Primerica, Inc. (0.88%), Jackson Financial Inc. (4.02%), Brighthouse Financial, Inc. (1.49%), Genworth Financial, Inc. (1.58%), Voya Financial, Inc. (2.64%), Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (0.47%), Globe Life Inc. (1.02%), Corebridge Financial, Inc. (1.98%),

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. ($4.48 billion), General Motors ($3.85 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.38 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.00 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($2.66 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.37 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.25 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.11 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.06 billion), and Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc. ($1.67 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Lincoln National stock?

Short selling LNC is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Lincoln National as its price is falling. LNC shares are trading up $0.79 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 Lincoln National?

A short squeeze for Lincoln National 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 LNC, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Lincoln National'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 LNC, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 31 2024.



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This page (NYSE:LNC) was last updated on 2/28/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff