iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.01 (-0.02 %)
(As of 06/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume1.11 million shs
Average Volume1.40 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.32 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.80%

iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF (NASDAQ:ACWX) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume2,640,000 shares
Previous Short Volume838,800 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+214.74%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$154.02 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover1.9
Last Record DateMay, 28 2021
Outstanding Shares75,000,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted3.52%
Today's Trading Volume1,110,868 shares
Average Trading Volume1,398,596 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-20.57%

Short Interest Over Time

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iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF (NASDAQ:ACWX) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
5/28/20212,640,000 shares $154.02 million +214.7%N/A1.9 $58.34
5/14/2021838,800 shares $47.04 million +30.5%N/A0.6 $56.08
4/30/2021642,600 shares $36.86 million -62.9%N/A0.4 $57.36
4/15/20211,730,000 shares $97.68 million No ChangeN/A1.2 $56.46
3/31/20211,730,000 shares $95.58 million -57.6%N/A1.2 $55.25
3/15/20214,080,000 shares $227.38 million +156.6%N/A2.8 $55.73
2/26/20211,590,000 shares $87.66 million +115.1%N/A1.3 $55.13
2/12/2021739,100 shares $41.72 million -39.4%N/A0.6 $56.45
1/29/20211,220,000 shares $66.40 million +42.5%N/A0.9 $54.43
1/15/2021856,400 shares $47.42 million -20.7%N/A0.6 $55.37
12/31/20201,080,000 shares $57.56 million +39.4%N/A0.7 $53.30
12/15/2020774,700 shares $40.11 million -46.9%N/A0.5 $51.78
11/30/20201,460,000 shares $75.70 million -7.0%N/A1 $51.85
11/15/20201,570,000 shares $78.53 million -32.0%N/A1.1 $50.02
10/30/20202,310,000 shares $104.71 million +10.0%N/A1.8 $45.33
10/15/20202,100,000 shares $99.44 million +18.6%N/A0 $47.35
9/30/20201,770,000 shares $81.40 million -2.8%N/A1.6 $45.99
9/15/20201,460,000 shares $69.00 million -19.8%N/A1.2 $47.26
8/31/20201,820,000 shares $85.27 million +31.9%N/A1.4 $46.85
8/14/20201,380,000 shares $64.34 million -0.7%N/A0.9 $46.62
7/31/20201,390,000 shares $62.52 million -13.1%N/A0.8 $44.98
7/15/20201,600,000 shares $72.16 million -23.4%N/A0.7 $45.10
6/30/20202,090,000 shares $90.46 million +24.4%N/A0.9 $43.28
6/15/20201,680,000 shares $72.81 million +6.3%N/A0.6 $43.34
5/29/20201,580,000 shares $66.14 million +5.3%N/A0.5 $41.86

iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF (NASDAQ:ACWX) Short Interest FAQ

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What is iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of May 28th, investors have sold 2,640,000 shares of ACWX short.

What is a good short interest ratio for iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF?

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. iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

Is iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF's short interest increasing or decreasing?

iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 28th, there was short interest totaling 2,640,000 shares, an increase of 214.7% from the previous total of 838,800 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.

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Tesla, Inc. ($25.04 billion), AstraZeneca PLC ($7.50 billion), Aon plc ($7.09 billion), Square, Inc. ($6.95 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($6.90 billion), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ($6.79 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($6.18 billion), S&P Global Inc. ($5.54 billion), Sea Limited ($4.96 billion), and Wayfair Inc. ($4.25 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF stock?

Short selling ACWX is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF as its price is falling. iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF's stock is trading down $0.01 today. To short iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF 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 iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF 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 iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF?

A short squeeze for iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF 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 ACWX, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF'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 ACWX, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is May, 28 2021.

This page was last updated on 6/22/2021 by Staff
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