iShares Select Dividend ETF Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.47 (+0.40 %)
(As of 04/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $117.02
50-Day Range
MA: $112.90
52-Week Range
Now: $117.02
Volume706,320 shs
Average Volume812,258 shs
Market Capitalization$18.20 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.04%

Short Interest

iShares Select Dividend ETF (NASDAQ:DVY) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume789,000 shares
Previous Short Volume948,900 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-16.85%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$91.67 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover1.0
Last Record DateMarch, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares155,550,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted0.51%
Today's Trading Volume706,320 shares
Average Trading Volume812,258 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-13.04%

Short Interest Over Time

iShares Select Dividend ETF (NASDAQ:DVY) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/2021789,000 shares $91.67 million -16.9%N/A1 $116.18
3/15/2021948,900 shares $108.73 million +1.8%N/A1.2 $114.59
2/26/2021932,400 shares $105.84 million +29.9%N/A1.3 $113.51
2/12/2021717,800 shares $75.43 million +8.7%N/A1.1 $105.08
1/29/2021660,200 shares $68.15 million -9.3%N/A0.9 $103.23
1/15/2021728,200 shares $71.91 million +9.8%N/A0.9 $98.75
12/31/2020867,400 shares $86.52 million +39.5%N/A1.2 $99.75
12/15/2020867,400 shares $83.14 million +39.5%N/A1.2 $95.85
11/30/2020621,700 shares $59.15 million -2.6%N/A0.8 $95.14
11/15/2020638,200 shares $59.91 million +23.5%N/A0.8 $93.87
10/30/2020516,600 shares $47.43 million +3.2%N/A0.7 $91.82
10/15/2020500,500 shares $42.20 million -22.6%N/A0 $84.32
9/30/2020647,000 shares $55.63 million -27.4%N/A0.9 $85.98
9/15/2020859,100 shares $69.17 million -3.6%N/A1.1 $80.51
8/31/2020891,400 shares $74.14 million +30.6%N/A1.1 $83.17
8/14/2020682,800 shares $57.81 million +44.3%N/A0.9 $84.66
7/31/2020473,300 shares $40.61 million +33.0%N/A0.6 $85.81
7/15/2020355,900 shares $29.57 million -4.7%N/A0.4 $83.08
6/30/2020373,600 shares $31.31 million -54.6%N/A0.4 $83.80
6/15/2020823,000 shares $66.05 million +51.5%N/A0.7 $80.25
5/29/2020543,300 shares $43.09 million +66.8%N/A0.4 $79.31
5/15/2020325,800 shares $26.89 million -36.5%N/A0.2 $82.55
4/30/2020513,400 shares $42.56 million -18.5%N/A0.4 $82.89
4/15/2020629,900 shares $49.37 million +15.8%N/A0.5 $78.37
3/31/2020543,800 shares $42.33 million -16.6%N/A0.4 $77.84

iShares Select Dividend ETF (NASDAQ:DVY) Short Interest FAQ

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What is iShares Select Dividend ETF's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of iShares Select Dividend ETF shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of March 31st, traders have sold 789,000 shares of DVY short.

What is a good short interest ratio for iShares Select Dividend 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 Select Dividend ETF currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0.

Is iShares Select Dividend ETF's short interest increasing or decreasing?

iShares Select Dividend ETF saw a decrease in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 789,000 shares, a decrease of 16.9% from the previous total of 948,900 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: Analog Devices, Inc. ($5.84 billion), Aon plc ($5.47 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.36 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.99 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.77 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.90 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.43 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.38 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.28 billion), and Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short iShares Select Dividend ETF stock?

Short selling DVY is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from iShares Select Dividend ETF as its price is falling. iShares Select Dividend ETF's stock is trading up $0.47 today. To short iShares Select Dividend 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 Select Dividend 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 Select Dividend ETF?

A short squeeze for iShares Select Dividend 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 DVY, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is iShares Select Dividend 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 DVY, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 4/16/2021 by Staff
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