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NYSE:LUMN

Lumen Technologies - LUMN Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$7.28
-0.10 (-1.36%)
(As of 09/30/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$7.27
$7.52
50-Day Range
$7.28
$11.26
52-Week Range
$7.27
$14.49
Volume
22.57 million shs
Average Volume
17.47 million shs
Market Capitalization
$7.54 billion
P/E Ratio
3.75
Dividend Yield
13.55%
Price Target
$10.00

Lumen Technologies Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
161,490,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
150,720,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+7.15%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$1.45 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
14.1
Last Record Date
September 15, 2022
Outstanding Shares
1,035,340,000 shares
Float Size
1,030,000,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
15.68%
Today's Trading Volume
22,571,133 shares
Average Trading Volume
17,467,090 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
29.22%
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Lumen Technologies (NYSE:LUMN) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
9/15/2022161,490,000 shares $1.45 billion +7.2%15.7%14.1 $8.96
8/31/2022150,720,000 shares $1.50 billion +4.2%14.6%14.7 $9.96
8/15/2022144,640,000 shares $1.60 billion -1.9%14.0%14.1 $11.07
7/31/2022147,460,000 shares $1.61 billion +0.3%14.5%13 $10.89
7/15/2022147,070,000 shares $1.58 billion +12.9%14.4%12.1 $10.77
6/30/2022130,230,000 shares $1.42 billion -2.6%12.8%10.9 $10.91
6/15/2022133,680,000 shares $1.40 billion +4.1%13.1%11 $10.50
5/31/2022128,390,000 shares $1.57 billion -4.8%12.6%10.7 $12.24
5/15/2022134,830,000 shares $1.56 billion +27.4%13.2%10.2 $11.59
4/30/2022105,820,000 shares $1.06 billion +5.6%10.4%6.9 $10.06
4/15/2022100,200,000 shares $1.15 billion +0.8%9.8%6.9 $11.47
3/31/202299,440,000 shares $1.12 billion -2.6%9.9%6.4 $11.27
3/15/2022102,120,000 shares $1.10 billion -10.7%10.1%6.7 $10.78
2/28/2022114,350,000 shares $1.18 billion +4.7%11.3%7.4 $10.36
2/15/2022109,180,000 shares $1.10 billion +22.5%10.8%7.5 $10.04
1/31/202289,130,000 shares $1.10 billion -1.9%8.7%7.9 $12.36
1/15/202290,820,000 shares $1.12 billion -4.2%8.9%7.9 $12.34
12/31/202194,770,000 shares $1.19 billion -5.7%9.3%9 $12.55
12/15/2021100,490,000 shares $1.20 billion -3.2%9.9%9.4 $11.96
11/30/2021103,800,000 shares $1.28 billion +3.1%10.2%9.7 $12.34
11/15/2021100,640,000 shares $1.42 billion +5.2%9.9%9.2 $14.12
10/29/202195,650,000 shares $1.13 billion +1.2%9.4%8.3 $11.86
10/15/202194,480,000 shares $1.14 billion -2.2%8.6%8.5 $12.09
9/30/202196,580,000 shares $1.20 billion -3.2%8.8%8.5 $12.39
9/15/202199,780,000 shares $1.27 billion +8.1%9.1%9.2 $12.72
8/31/202192,290,000 shares $1.14 billion -0.2%8.4%9 $12.30
8/13/202192,480,000 shares $1.12 billion No Change8.4%9.4 $12.09
7/15/202191,100,000 shares $1.20 billion +4.0%8.3%10.7 $13.22
6/30/202187,570,000 shares $1.19 billion +2.3%8.0%9.9 $13.59
6/15/202185,600,000 shares $1.27 billion -7.6%7.8%9 $14.85
5/28/202192,660,000 shares $1.28 billion +5.1%8.4%9.5 $13.84
5/14/202188,190,000 shares $1.25 billion +7.8%8.0%8 $14.16
4/30/202181,850,000 shares $1.08 billion +1.5%7.4%7 $13.16
4/15/202180,620,000 shares $1.03 billion +5.3%7.3%5.5 $12.74
3/31/202176,570,000 shares $1.01 billion -2.7%7.0%5.1 $13.23
3/15/202178,680,000 shares $1.10 billion -10.4%7.2%5.2 $14.03
2/26/202187,780,000 shares $1.07 billion +7.2%8.1%5.7 $12.15
2/12/202181,870,000 shares $941.51 million +13.1%7.5%5.7 $11.50
1/29/202172,360,000 shares $861.81 million -33.2%6.6%5 $11.91
1/15/2021108,300,000 shares $1.23 billion +1.9%N/A8 $11.32













LUMN Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lumen Technologies' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Lumen Technologies shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of September 15th, traders have sold 161,490,000 shares of LUMN short. 15.68% of Lumen Technologies' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Lumen Technologies' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Lumen Technologies?

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. LUMN shares currently have a short interest ratio of 14.0. Learn More on Lumen Technologies's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting Lumen Technologies?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Lumen Technologies: Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Jane Street Group LLC, Wolverine Trading LLC, Dendur Capital LP, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Citadel Advisors LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., Group One Trading L.P., Walleye Trading LLC, IMC Chicago LLC, Simplex Trading LLC, and Clear Street Markets LLC. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for Lumen Technologies?

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. 15.68% of Lumen Technologies' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Lumen Technologies' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Lumen Technologies saw a increase in short interest in September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 161,490,000 shares, an increase of 7.1% from the previous total of 150,720,000 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 Lumen Technologies' float size?

Lumen Technologies currently has issued a total of 1,035,340,000 shares. Some of Lumen Technologies' 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. Lumen Technologies currently has a public float of 1,030,000,000 shares.

How does Lumen Technologies' short interest compare to its competitors?

15.68% of Lumen Technologies' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "business services" compare to Lumen Technologies: Genpact Limited (0.95%), R1 RCM Inc. (4.24%), Switch, Inc. (4.39%), Robert Half International Inc. (4.38%), TELUS International (Cda) Inc. (1.11%), Avis Budget Group, Inc. (9.36%), Full Truck Alliance Co. Ltd. (3.26%), GFL Environmental Inc. (6.66%), Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated (1.08%), and WPP plc (0.08%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Occidental Petroleum Co. ($4.11 billion), Canadian Natural Resources Limited ($3.64 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.15 billion), Lucid Group, Inc. ($2.09 billion), Chesapeake Energy Co. ($2.02 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.01 billion), T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. ($1.92 billion), Plug Power Inc. ($1.77 billion), Rivian Automotive, Inc. ($1.71 billion), and Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ($1.59 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Lumen Technologies stock?

Short selling LUMN is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Lumen Technologies as its price is falling. LUMN shares are trading down $0.10 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 Lumen Technologies?

A short squeeze for Lumen Technologies 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 LUMN, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Lumen Technologies' 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 LUMN, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is September, 15 2022.



This page (NYSE:LUMN) was last updated on 10/1/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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