Lowe's Companies (LOW) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

+0.99 (+0.43%)
(As of 04/22/2024 ET)

Lowe's Companies Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
Previous Short Volume
Change Vs. Previous Month
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$2.01 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
Last Record Date
March 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
Float Size
Short Percent of Float
Today's Trading Volume
Average Trading Volume
Today's Volume Vs. Average
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Lowe's Companies Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/20247,900,000 shares $2.01 billion -6.1%1.4%3.1 $254.73
3/15/20248,410,000 shares $2.06 billion +14.9%1.5%3.3 $244.73
2/29/20247,320,000 shares $1.76 billion -8.4%1.3%2.6 $240.67
2/15/20247,990,000 shares $1.82 billion -1.7%1.4%2.8 $228.34
1/31/20248,130,000 shares $1.73 billion -0.7%1.4%2.8 $212.84
1/15/20248,190,000 shares $1.79 billion -6.4%1.4%2.8 $218.91
12/31/20238,750,000 shares $1.95 billion -7.3%1.5%3 $222.55
12/15/20239,440,000 shares $2.13 billion +0.2%1.6%3.2 $225.60
11/30/20239,420,000 shares $1.87 billion -0.8%1.6%3.4 $198.91
11/15/20239,500,000 shares $1.95 billion -12.0%1.7%3.5 $204.85
10/31/202310,790,000 shares $2.06 billion -15.4%1.9%4.1 $190.52
10/15/202312,750,000 shares $2.50 billion +7.1%2.2%5.1 $195.75
9/30/202311,910,000 shares $2.48 billion +18.5%2.1%4.8 $207.84
9/15/202310,050,000 shares $2.21 billion +8.9%1.7%4 $220.02
8/31/20239,230,000 shares $2.13 billion +2.6%1.6%3.7 $230.48
8/15/20239,000,000 shares $2.01 billion +18.1%1.5%3.4 $223.84
7/31/20237,620,000 shares $1.79 billion -20.3%1.3%2.8 $234.27
7/15/20239,560,000 shares $2.19 billion -7.5%1.6%3.4 $228.74
6/30/202310,330,000 shares $2.33 billion -9.9%1.8%3.5 $225.70
6/15/202311,460,000 shares $2.51 billion -12.3%2.0%4 $218.96
5/31/202313,060,000 shares $2.63 billion +33.7%2.2%4.5 $201.13
5/15/20239,770,000 shares $1.97 billion +14.8%1.6%3.2 $201.55
4/30/20238,510,000 shares $1.77 billion +1.7%1.4%2.9 $207.83
4/15/20238,370,000 shares $1.69 billion -3.2%1.4%2.8 $202.18
3/31/20238,650,000 shares $1.73 billion +1.1%1.5%2.8 $199.97
3/15/20238,560,000 shares $1.70 billion -13.9%1.4%2.8 $198.59
2/28/20239,940,000 shares $2.05 billion -7.4%1.7%3.2 $205.75
2/15/202310,730,000 shares $2.31 billion +1.4%1.8%3.7 $215.03
1/31/202310,580,000 shares $2.20 billion -4.3%1.8%3.4 $208.25
1/15/202311,060,000 shares $2.35 billion +4.1%1.8%3.4 $212.16
12/30/202210,620,000 shares $2.12 billion -22.7%1.8%3.2 $199.24
12/15/202213,740,000 shares $2.86 billion +1.7%2.3%3.8 $208.02
11/30/202213,510,000 shares $2.87 billion +17.8%2.2%3.7 $212.55
11/15/202211,470,000 shares $2.40 billion +7.2%1.9%3.1 $208.84
10/31/202210,700,000 shares $2.09 billion -1.8%1.7%2.8 $194.95
10/15/202210,900,000 shares $2.06 billion -1.7%1.8%2.8 $188.96
9/30/202211,090,000 shares $2.08 billion -21.7%1.8%3 $187.81
9/15/202214,170,000 shares $2.71 billion -15.1%2.3%3.9 $191.04
8/31/202216,690,000 shares $3.24 billion +50.5%2.7%4.5 $194.14
8/15/202211,090,000 shares $2.31 billion -14.0%1.7%3 $208.04
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LOW Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lowe's Companies' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Lowe's Companies shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 31st, investors have sold 7,900,000 shares of LOW short. 1.38% of Lowe's Companies' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Lowe's Companies' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Lowe's Companies?

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. LOW shares currently have a short interest ratio of 3.0. Learn More on Lowe's Companies's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Lowe's Companies?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Lowe's Companies: Portman Square Capital LLP, Nomura Holdings Inc., Readystate Asset Management LP, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., BlueCrest Capital Management Ltd, Citadel Advisors LLC, CMT Capital Markets Trading GmbH, Balyasny Asset Management L.P., Cresset Asset Management LLC, Verition Fund Management LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Eisler Capital US LLC, Eisler Capital UK Ltd., Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Mendel Money Management, US Bancorp DE, IMC Chicago LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, UBS Group AG, BNP Paribas Financial Markets, CenterStar Asset Management LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., Genus Capital Management Inc., Wolverine Asset Management LLC, SpiderRock Advisors LLC, and XY Capital Ltd. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Lowe's Companies?

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. 1.38% of Lowe's Companies' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Lowe's Companies' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Lowe's Companies saw a decrease in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 7,900,000 shares, a decrease of 6.1% from the previous total of 8,410,000 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 Lowe's Companies' float size?

Lowe's Companies currently has issued a total of 572,190,000 shares. Some of Lowe's Companies' 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. Lowe's Companies currently has a public float of 571,560,000 shares.

How does Lowe's Companies' short interest compare to its competitors?

1.38% of Lowe's Companies' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "retail/wholesale" compare to Lowe's Companies: The Home Depot, Inc. (1.00%), Booking Holdings Inc. (2.20%), PDD Holdings Inc. (1.85%), The TJX Companies, Inc. (1.09%), Starbucks Co. (1.43%), CVS Health Co. (1.80%), Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (2.78%), Target Co. (1.53%), MercadoLibre, Inc. (1.47%), McDonald's Co. (1.12%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: TC Energy Co. ($4.49 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.94 billion), General Motors ($3.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.32 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.21 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($3.13 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($3.08 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.28 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.24 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.14 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Lowe's Companies stock?

Short selling LOW is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Lowe's Companies as its price is falling. LOW shares are trading up $0.99 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 Lowe's Companies?

A short squeeze for Lowe's Companies occurs when it has a large amount of short interest and its stock appreciates in price. This forces short sellers to cover their short interest positions by buying actual shares of LOW, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Lowe's Companies' 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 LOW, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2024.

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This page (NYSE:LOW) was last updated on 4/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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