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Lexington Realty Trust Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.20 (+1.88 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $10.83
50-Day Range
MA: $10.71
52-Week Range
Now: $10.83
Volume1.74 million shs
Average Volume1.68 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.01 billion
P/E Ratio18.05
Dividend Yield4.04%

Short Interest

Lexington Realty Trust (NYSE:LXP) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume5,700,000 shares
Previous Short Volume5,970,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-4.52%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$61.10 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover3.2
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares234,870,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted2.05%
Today's Trading Volume1,738,376 shares
Average Trading Volume1,679,316 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average3.52%

Short Interest Over Time

Lexington Realty Trust (NYSE:LXP) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/20215,700,000 shares $61.10 million -4.5%N/A3.2 $10.72
1/29/20215,970,000 shares $66.63 million +0.2%N/A3.3 $11.16
1/15/20215,960,000 shares $62.22 million -22.1%N/A3.3 $10.44
12/31/20206,990,000 shares $70.53 million +1.6%N/A3.8 $10.09
12/15/20206,990,000 shares $70.81 million +1.6%N/A3.8 $10.13
11/30/20206,880,000 shares $73.89 million +15.8%N/A3.8 $10.74
11/15/20205,940,000 shares $60.65 million +28.9%N/A3.3 $10.21
10/30/20204,610,000 shares $48.96 million +6.2%N/A2.6 $10.62
10/15/20204,340,000 shares $44.96 million +10.7%N/A2.5 $10.36
9/30/20203,920,000 shares $42.22 million -60.2%N/A2.2 $10.77
9/15/20209,850,000 shares $102.93 million +8.5%N/A5.7 $10.45
8/31/20209,080,000 shares $100.52 million +12.1%N/A4.5 $11.07
8/14/20208,100,000 shares $92.10 million -14.1%N/A3.8 $11.37
7/31/20209,430,000 shares $110.05 million -12.9%N/A3.8 $11.67
7/15/202010,830,000 shares $125.63 million -9.9%N/A4.5 $11.60
6/30/202012,020,000 shares $130.54 million +60.1%N/A5.1 $10.86
6/15/20207,510,000 shares $81.48 million -9.2%N/A2.9 $10.85
5/29/20208,270,000 shares $86.09 million +0.7%N/A3.3 $10.41
5/15/20208,210,000 shares $79.80 million -2.7%N/A3.2 $9.72
4/30/20208,440,000 shares $81.53 million -10.9%N/A3.7 $9.66
4/15/20209,470,000 shares $95.08 million +10.0%N/A4.1 $10.04
3/31/20208,610,000 shares $87.31 million -15.6%N/A3.6 $10.14
3/13/202010,195,100 shares $110.92 million +9.3%N/A5 $10.88
2/28/20209,330,000 shares $75.76 million +11.1%N/A4.6 $8.12
2/14/20208,400,000 shares $87.44 million +4.4%N/A4.6 $10.41

Lexington Realty Trust (NYSE:LXP) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Lexington Realty Trust's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Lexington Realty Trust shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of February 12th, investors have sold 5,700,000 shares of LXP short.

What is a good short interest ratio for Lexington Realty Trust?

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. Lexington Realty Trust currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0.

Is Lexington Realty Trust's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Lexington Realty Trust saw a decrease in short interest in February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 5,700,000 shares, a decrease of 4.5% from the previous total of 5,970,000 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.

How does Lexington Realty Trust's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Lexington Realty Trust's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "diversified reits" compare to Lexington Realty Trust: Duke Realty Co. (0.00%), Vornado Realty Trust (8.94%), Cousins Properties Incorporated (0.00%), Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. (0.00%), PS Business Parks, Inc. (1.79%), American Assets Trust, Inc. (2.18%), Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (0.00%), Gladstone Commercial Co. (0.00%), One Liberty Properties, Inc. (1.22%), and Whitestone REIT (1.19%).

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 Lexington Realty Trust stock?

Short selling LXP is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Lexington Realty Trust as its price is falling. Lexington Realty Trust's stock is trading up $0.20 today. To short Lexington Realty Trust 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 Lexington Realty Trust 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 Lexington Realty Trust?

A short squeeze for Lexington Realty Trust 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 LXP, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Lexington Realty Trust'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 LXP, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.

This page was last updated on 3/7/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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