Short Interest, Volume, and Squeeze

SecurityWLH / Lyon William Homes (552074700)
Latest Market Date2017-12-15
Short Volume13,112
Market Volume 1,508,000
Short Percent 1%

WLH / Lyon William Homes short volume is shown in the following chart.

Short Volume is a data set that can be used to understand investor sentiment. When an investor makes a short sale, they do so with the belief that a security will decline in price. If the short sale volume increases as a percentage of the total volume, then that suggests a bearish (negative) sentiment by the market. If short sale volume decreases as a percentage of total volume, then that suggests a bullish (positive) sentiment.

Short Volume
Total number of short shares traded on the major US markets each day
Short Percent
Total number of short shares traded divided by the total shares traded each day
Short Interest
Total number of open short positions of a security, divided by the total float (not shown)
Short Squeeze
When a company with a high degree of short interest increases in price, which forces short sellers to "cover" their short interest buy buying actual shares, which in turn drives the price up even further.

Note that Short Percent on this page is not the same as Short Interest. Short Interest is a measure of the number of open short positions of a security, divided by the total float. Short Percent is the daily short volume divided by the total volume. Short Interest is not available for this security at this time.

Market Date Total Volume Short Volume Short Percent
2017-12-15 1,508,000 13,112 0.87
2017-12-14 384,400 13,366 3.48
2017-12-13 550,600 8,694 1.58
2017-12-12 367,800 15,841 4.31
2017-12-11 502,600 17,434 3.47
2017-12-08 293,400 8,007 2.73
2017-12-07 318,800 8,711 2.73
2017-12-01 755,600 38,336 5.07
2017-11-30 1,089,000 32,784 3.01
2017-11-29 958,800 15,373 1.60
2017-11-28 1,570,400 43,584 2.78
2017-11-27 831,600 28,217 3.39
2017-11-24 584,800 56,247 9.62
2017-11-22 626,200 26,358 4.21
2017-11-21 876,000 24,636 2.81
2017-11-20 299,300 15,941 5.33
2017-11-17 749,200 19,234 2.57
2017-11-16 831,000 39,763 4.78
2017-11-15 294,000 8,308 2.83
2017-11-14 629,600 35,206 5.59
2017-11-13 442,200 13,638 3.08
2017-11-10 623,200 72,788 11.68
2017-11-09 336,600 37,451 11.13
2017-11-08 481,400 23,532 4.89
2017-11-07 208,000 16,339 7.86
2017-11-06 618,000 18,372 2.97
2017-11-03 562,200 24,095 4.29
2017-11-01 1,579,400 103,601 6.56
2017-10-31 2,711,200 144,100 5.31
2017-10-30 1,003,400 88,045 8.77
2017-10-27 1,197,600 67,515 5.64
2017-10-26 575,400 34,826 6.05
2017-10-25 721,000 68,890 9.55
2017-10-24 349,400 29,059 8.32
2017-10-23 248,400 19,832 7.98
2017-10-20 357,400 33,101 9.26
2017-10-19 391,000 31,517 8.06
2017-10-18 565,000 29,103 5.15
2017-10-17 201,900 9,355 4.63
2017-10-16 130,500 8,527 6.53
2017-10-13 394,600 13,771 3.49
2017-10-12 166,700 13,363 8.02
2017-10-11 344,200 9,178 2.67
2017-10-10 378,400 6,785 1.79
2017-10-09 412,600 10,848 2.63
2017-10-06 467,800 16,892 3.61
2017-10-05 986,200 65,038 6.59
2017-10-04 384,500 16,238 4.22
2017-10-03 1,467,000 98,993 6.75
2017-10-02 1,302,600 20,599 1.58
2017-09-29 1,302,800 73,402 5.63
2017-09-28 793,200 18,864 2.38
2017-09-27 1,150,200 34,693 3.02
2017-09-26 506,600 40,444 7.98
2017-09-25 1,270,200 20,173 1.59
2017-09-22 2,419,800 106,024 4.38
2017-09-21 1,031,000 46,756 4.54
2017-09-20 279,300 20,219 7.24
2017-09-19 872,600 41,214 4.72
2017-09-18 961,200 43,661 4.54

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