Liberty Global plc (LBTYK) has 11,863,170 shares of shorts outstanding as on August 15, 2016, with 4 days left to cover or roll them over. On Jul 29, 2016, the open interest of short positions was 12,190,330 shares. The stock has a decent trading volume of 3,083,167 shares daily. The marginal decrease in the short positions is by -2.7%, which amounts to -327,160 shares. Short positions are 1.9% of the available float. The short interest information was released on Wednesday Aug 24th after the market close.
Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ:LBTYK): The stock opened at $31.05 on Wednesday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $31.38 for the day. The stock traded down to $30.51 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $30.58 with a loss of -1.83% for the day. The stock had closed at $31.15 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 1,718,539 shares.