Live Nation Entertainment Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.79 (-1.00 %)
(As of 08/3/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume3.00 million shs
Average Volume2.26 million shs
Market Capitalization$17.13 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE:LYV) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume11,410,000 shares
Previous Short Volume12,800,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-10.86%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$912.00 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover5.4
Last Record DateJuly, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares218,683,000 shares
Float Size148,660,000 shares
Short Percent of Float7.68%
Today's Trading Volume2,995,038 shares
Average Trading Volume2,255,131 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average32.81%

Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

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Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE:LYV) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
7/15/202111,410,000 shares $912.00 million -10.9%7.7%5.4 $79.93
6/30/202112,800,000 shares $1.12 billion +2.1%8.6%6 $87.59
6/15/202112,540,000 shares $1.08 billion -3.2%8.3%6.1 $85.96
5/28/202112,950,000 shares $1.17 billion +10.1%8.6%6.3 $90.11
5/14/202111,760,000 shares $955.26 million -1.9%7.8%5.3 $81.23
4/30/202111,990,000 shares $990.49 million -9.6%8.0%5.3 $82.61
4/15/202113,260,000 shares $1.09 billion -1.2%9.0%5.6 $82.05
3/31/202113,420,000 shares $1.12 billion +4.4%9.1%5.6 $83.49
3/15/202112,860,000 shares $1.13 billion -0.9%8.8%5.3 $87.88
2/26/202112,970,000 shares $1.13 billion +3.0%8.8%5.3 $87.22
2/12/202112,590,000 shares $1.02 billion -4.8%8.6%5.3 $81.04
1/29/202113,230,000 shares $915.25 million -2.0%9.0%5 $69.18
1/15/202113,500,000 shares $989.96 million -2.2%9.2%5.1 $73.33
12/31/202013,800,000 shares $1.03 billion -9.5%9.4%5.7 $74.57
12/15/202015,250,000 shares $1.07 billion -4.1%10.4%6.4 $70.35
11/30/202015,900,000 shares $1.07 billion +6.9%10.9%6.6 $67.23
11/15/202014,870,000 shares $982.61 million +7.2%10.2%5.9 $66.08
10/30/202013,870,000 shares $688.92 million -5.4%9.5%6 $49.67
10/15/202014,660,000 shares $796.92 million -1.5%10.0%7.3 $54.36
9/30/202014,890,000 shares $802.27 million -8.5%10.2%6.7 $53.88
9/15/202016,270,000 shares $957.49 million -2.5%11.1%6.5 $58.85
8/31/202016,680,000 shares $947.42 million +7.5%11.4%6.3 $56.80
8/14/202015,510,000 shares $798.45 million +5.2%10.6%5.4 $51.48
7/31/202014,750,000 shares $690.45 million +1.9%10.1%4.4 $46.81
7/15/202014,480,000 shares $672.02 million -2.2%10.0%3.5 $46.41

Institutional Investors Shorting Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE:LYV)

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 Live Nation Entertainment. 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
7/31/2021Clear Street Markets LLC300-100.0%$0.00
7/31/2021Cutler Group LP1005,900+5,800.0%$15.00

Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE:LYV) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Live Nation Entertainment's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Live Nation Entertainment shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of July 15th, traders have sold 11,410,000 shares of LYV short. 7.68% of Live Nation Entertainment's shares are currently sold short. Learn More on Live Nation Entertainment's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Live Nation Entertainment?

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. Live Nation Entertainment currently has a short interest ratio of 5.0. Learn More on a good short interest ratio for Live Nation Entertainment

Which institutional investors are shorting Live Nation Entertainment?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of Live Nation Entertainment: Clear Street Markets 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 Live Nation Entertainment?

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. 7.68% of Live Nation Entertainment's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Live Nation Entertainment's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Live Nation Entertainment saw a decrease in short interest in the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 11,410,000 shares, a decrease of 10.9% from the previous total of 12,800,000 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 Live Nation Entertainment's float size?

Live Nation Entertainment currently has issued a total of 218,683,000 shares. Some of Live Nation Entertainment's 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. Live Nation Entertainment currently has a public float of 148,660,000 shares.

How does Live Nation Entertainment's short interest compare to its competitors?

7.68% of Live Nation Entertainment's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "amusement & recreation services" compare to Live Nation Entertainment: Warner Music Group Corp. (4.39%), Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. (0.00%), NeoGames S.A. (2.53%), Accel Entertainment, Inc. (3.03%), Manchester United plc (0.00%), Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. (8.12%), Galaxy Gaming, Inc. (0.00%), Dover Motorsports, Inc. (0.20%), Allied Esports Entertainment Inc. (9.12%), and Kidoz Inc. (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: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($7.55 billion), Square, Inc. ($7.47 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($7.40 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($6.82 billion), Aon plc ($5.98 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.10 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($4.38 billion), AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. ($2.87 billion), Teladoc Health, Inc. ($2.55 billion), and Nuance Communications, Inc. ($2.41 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Live Nation Entertainment stock?

Short selling LYV is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Live Nation Entertainment as its price is falling. Live Nation Entertainment's stock is trading down $0.79 today. To short Live Nation Entertainment 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 Live Nation Entertainment 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 Live Nation Entertainment?

A short squeeze for Live Nation Entertainment 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 LYV, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Live Nation Entertainment'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 LYV, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is July, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 8/3/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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