Lumen Technologies Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.20 (+1.57 %)
(As of 09/17/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume20.85 million shs
Average Volume11.91 million shs
Market Capitalization$14.30 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield7.73%

Lumen Technologies (NYSE:LUMN) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume92,290,000 shares
Previous Short Volume92,480,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-0.21%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$1.14 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover9.0
Last Record DateAugust, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares1,105,232,000 shares
Float Size1,100,000,000 shares
Short Percent of Float8.39%
Today's Trading Volume20,845,100 shares
Average Trading Volume11,910,894 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average75.01%

Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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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
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
12/31/2020106,300,000 shares $1.03 billion +3.7%9.8%9.4 $9.72
12/15/2020102,510,000 shares $1.07 billion -1.5%9.4%9.6 $10.42
11/30/2020104,090,000 shares $1.09 billion No Change9.6%10.1 $10.46
8/31/2020114,880,000 shares $1.23 billion +1.3%N/A9.9 $10.75
8/14/2020113,360,000 shares $1.25 billion +0.9%N/A9.4 $11.07
7/31/2020112,300,000 shares $1.08 billion +1.3%N/A9.3 $9.65
7/15/2020110,840,000 shares $1.10 billion -1.2%N/A9.9 $9.89
6/30/2020112,210,000 shares $1.13 billion -3.2%N/A9.8 $10.03
6/15/2020115,970,000 shares $1.18 billion +7.0%N/A9.5 $10.15
5/29/2020108,430,000 shares $1.07 billion +2.9%N/A8.2 $9.83

Institutional Investors Shorting Lumen Technologies (NYSE:LUMN)

This table shows institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders that have reported short positions as of their most recent reporting period. Most commonly, these investors have purchased put options on shares of Lumen Technologies. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Reporting DateInvestor NameShares Shorted (Previous)Shares Shorted (Current)Position ChangePosition Size
8/31/2021Pathstone Family Office LLCN/A25,014N/A$340.00
8/17/2021Walleye Trading LLC3,500245,800+6,922.9%$3,340.00
8/17/2021Millennium Management LLCN/A1,387,400N/A$18,855.00
8/17/2021Pathstone Family Office LLCN/A25,014N/A$340.00
8/17/2021Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P.8,0000-100.0%$0.00
8/17/2021Caas Capital Management LPN/A50,000N/A$680.00
8/17/2021Citadel Advisors LLC1,682,7001,480,000-12.0%$20,113.00
8/17/2021CMT Capital Markets Trading GmbH19,10046,100+141.4%$626.00
8/16/2021Whitebox Advisors LLCN/A500,000N/A$6,795.00
8/16/2021Goldman Sachs Group Inc.1,150,0001,540,000+33.9%$20,929.00
8/13/2021Ares Management LLC341,3000-100.0%$0.00
8/13/2021PEAK6 Investments LLC36,800117,500+219.3%$1,597.00
8/12/2021Twin Tree Management LP961,6003,189,200+231.7%$43,341.00
8/11/2021HAP Trading LLC41,20039,600-3.9%$67.00
8/11/2021Picton Mahoney Asset ManagementN/A9,600N/A$1.00
8/11/2021Susquehanna International Group LLP2,372,8002,560,600+7.9%$34,799.00
8/10/2021Group One Trading L.P.1,342,7001,166,100-13.2%$15,847.00
8/6/2021Wolverine Trading LLC186,600247,300+32.5%$3,371.00
8/6/2021IMC Chicago LLCN/A17,200N/A$234.00
7/31/2021Cutler Group LP163,200179,300+9.9%$884.00

Lumen Technologies (NYSE:LUMN) Short Interest FAQ

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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 August 31st, investors have sold 92,290,000 shares of LUMN short. 8.39% 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. Lumen Technologies currently has a short interest ratio of 9.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Lumen Technologies

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: Pathstone Family Office LLC, Walleye Trading LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Pathstone Family Office LLC, Parallax Volatility Advisers L.P., Caas Capital Management LP, Citadel Advisors LLC, CMT Capital Markets Trading GmbH, Whitebox Advisors LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Ares Management LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Twin Tree Management LP, HAP Trading LLC, Picton Mahoney Asset Management, Susquehanna International Group LLP, Group One Trading L.P., Wolverine Trading LLC, IMC Chicago LLC, and Cutler Group LP. 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. 8.39% of Lumen Technologies' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Lumen Technologies' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Lumen Technologies saw a decrease in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 92,290,000 shares, a decrease of 0.2% from the previous total of 92,480,000 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 1,105,232,000 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 1,100,000,000 shares.

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

8.39% of Lumen Technologies' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "telephone communication, except radio" compare to Lumen Technologies: BCE Inc. (0.44%), Vivendi SE (0.00%), Telstra Co. Limited (0.00%), Singapore Telecommunications Limited (0.00%), Swisscom AG (0.00%), Orange S.A. (0.00%), Telefónica, S.A. (0.00%), Telenor ASA (0.00%), Perusahaan Perseroan (Persero) PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk (0.06%), and Advanced Info Service Public Company Limited (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: Square, Inc. ($9.81 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($7.52 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($7.18 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($6.21 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.60 billion), Zoom Video Communications, Inc. ($3.23 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($3.11 billion), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($2.74 billion), Teladoc Health, Inc. ($2.52 billion), and Etsy, Inc. ($2.16 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. Lumen Technologies' stock is trading up $0.20 today. To short Lumen Technologies 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 Lumen Technologies 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 appreciates 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 August, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 9/20/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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