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Las Vegas Sands Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.45 (+0.72 %)
(As of 03/1/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $63.05
50-Day Range
MA: $55.67
52-Week Range
Now: $63.05
Volume4.18 million shs
Average Volume7.86 million shs
Market Capitalization$48.16 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

Las Vegas Sands (NYSE:LVS) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume14,220,000 shares
Previous Short Volume13,730,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+3.57%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$890.17 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover2.3
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares769,790,000 shares
Float Size328,740,000 shares
Short Percent of Float4.33%
Today's Trading Volume4,182,666 shares
Average Trading Volume7,861,280 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-46.79%

Short Interest Over Time

Las Vegas Sands (NYSE:LVS) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/202114,220,000 shares $890.17 million +3.6%4.3%2.3 $62.60
1/29/202113,730,000 shares $762.15 million -4.1%4.2%2.3 $55.51
1/15/202114,320,000 shares $702.83 million +35.7%4.4%2.7 $49.08
12/31/202011,990,000 shares $676.36 million -12.0%3.7%2.3 $56.41
12/15/202011,990,000 shares $712.69 million -12.0%3.7%2.3 $59.44
11/30/202013,630,000 shares $784.95 million -11.5%4.2%2.5 $57.59
11/15/202015,400,000 shares $857.93 million +17.4%4.7%2.6 $55.71
10/30/202013,120,000 shares $764.63 million +6.8%4.0%2.2 $58.28
10/15/202012,280,000 shares $593.00 million -6.0%3.7%2.1 $48.29
9/30/202013,060,000 shares $585.22 million -17.8%4.0%2.2 $44.81
9/15/202015,890,000 shares $746.19 million +11.3%4.8%2.6 $46.96
8/31/202014,280,000 shares $746.27 million -2.3%4.3%2.3 $52.26
8/14/202014,620,000 shares $725.88 million +21.1%4.4%2.2 $49.65
7/31/202012,070,000 shares $579.24 million +13.8%3.7%1.7 $47.99
7/15/202010,610,000 shares $463.02 million +2.5%3.2%1.4 $43.64
6/30/202010,350,000 shares $459.13 million +2.3%3.1%1.3 $44.36
6/15/202010,120,000 shares $456.72 million -13.8%3.1%1.2 $45.13
5/29/202011,740,000 shares $527.60 million -6.7%3.6%1.3 $44.94
5/15/202012,580,000 shares $603.09 million +4.4%3.8%1.4 $47.94
4/30/202012,050,000 shares $613.71 million -17.1%3.7%1.4 $50.93
4/15/202014,540,000 shares $705.19 million +6.9%4.4%1.8 $48.50
3/31/202013,600,000 shares $595.41 million -14.5%4.1%1.9 $43.78
3/13/202015,909,700 shares $761.44 million +30.9%4.8%3.3 $47.86
2/28/202012,150,000 shares $527.92 million +2.0%3.7%2.5 $43.45
2/14/202011,910,000 shares $635.76 million +7.2%3.6%2.9 $53.38

Las Vegas Sands (NYSE:LVS) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Las Vegas Sands' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Las Vegas Sands shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 12th, traders have sold 14,220,000 shares of LVS short. 4.33% of Las Vegas Sands' shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Las Vegas Sands?

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. Las Vegas Sands currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for Las Vegas Sands?

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. 4.33% of Las Vegas Sands' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Las Vegas Sands' short interest increasing or decreasing?

Las Vegas Sands saw a increase in short interest in February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 14,220,000 shares, an increase of 3.6% from the previous total of 13,730,000 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 Las Vegas Sands' float size?

Las Vegas Sands currently has issued a total of 763,843,000 shares. Some of Las Vegas Sands' 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. Las Vegas Sands currently has a public float of 328,740,000 shares.

How does Las Vegas Sands' short interest compare to its competitors?

4.33% of Las Vegas Sands' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "casinos & gaming" compare to Las Vegas Sands: Penn National Gaming, Inc. (0.00%), Caesars Entertainment, Inc. (4.87%), MGM Resorts International (4.57%), Wynn Resorts, Limited (6.88%), Churchill Downs Incorporated (3.59%), Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (1.91%), Boyd Gaming Co. (4.44%), Scientific Games Co. (6.87%), International Game Technology PLC (2.82%), and Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc. (2.96%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: ViacomCBS Inc. ($6.50 billion), Aon Plc ($5.58 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.30 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.97 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.80 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.84 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.40 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.35 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.07 billion), and The Kroger Co. ($2.00 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Las Vegas Sands stock?

Short selling LVS is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Las Vegas Sands as its price is falling. Las Vegas Sands' stock is trading up $0.45 today. To short Las Vegas Sands 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 Las Vegas Sands 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 Las Vegas Sands?

A short squeeze for Las Vegas Sands 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 LVS, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Las Vegas Sands' 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 LVS, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.

This page was last updated on 3/2/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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