iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA ETF (ESGU) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

+0.15 (+0.13%)
(As of 05/17/2024 ET)

iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA ETF Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
Previous Short Volume
Change Vs. Previous Month
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$131.23 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
Last Record Date
April 30, 2024
Outstanding Shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
Today's Trading Volume
Average Trading Volume
Today's Volume Vs. Average
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ESGU Short Interest Over Time

ESGU Days to Cover Over Time

ESGU Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA ETF Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/30/20241,190,000 shares $131.23 million -0.8%N/A1.4 $110.28
4/15/20241,200,000 shares $132.88 million +11.1%N/A1.2 $110.73
3/31/20241,080,000 shares $124.16 million +15.9%N/A1.1 $114.96
3/15/2024931,600 shares $104.57 million +5.0%N/A1 $112.25
2/29/2024887,000 shares $99.12 million +40.3%N/A1.2 $111.75
2/15/2024632,400 shares $69.89 million -15.5%N/A0.8 $110.51
1/31/2024748,400 shares $79.55 million +40.0%N/A1 $106.30
1/15/2024534,500 shares $56.14 million -53.9%N/A0.8 $105.04
12/31/20231,160,000 shares $121.71 million +49.9%N/A1.7 $104.92
12/15/2023773,700 shares $80.41 million -29.7%N/A1.1 $103.93
11/30/20231,100,000 shares $110.54 million +20.0%N/A1.7 $100.49
11/15/2023916,500 shares $90.45 million +38.3%N/A1.5 $98.69
10/31/2023662,900 shares $60.76 million -9.4%N/A1 $91.66
10/15/2023731,700 shares $69.27 million +26.4%N/A1.1 $94.67
9/30/2023579,000 shares $54.37 million +6.8%N/A0.6 $93.91
9/15/2023542,200 shares $53.03 million -23.3%N/A0.6 $97.80
8/31/2023706,700 shares $70.11 million +12.6%N/A0.7 $99.21
8/15/2023627,900 shares $61.23 million +52.1%N/A0.6 $97.51
7/31/2023412,800 shares $41.64 million -25.9%N/A0.4 $100.86
7/15/2023557,100 shares $55.09 million -14.3%N/A0.6 $98.89
6/30/2023650,000 shares $63.35 million +4.9%N/A0.8 $97.46
6/15/2023619,500 shares $60.17 million -5.6%N/A0.7 $97.12
5/31/2023656,200 shares $60.33 million -47.1%N/A0.4 $91.94
5/15/20231,240,000 shares $112.73 million +111.2%N/A0.7 $90.91
4/30/2023587,000 shares $53.73 million +2.2%N/A0.3 $91.53
4/15/2023574,200 shares $52.15 million -10.9%N/A0.3 $90.83
3/31/2023644,200 shares $58.27 million +13.8%N/A0.3 $90.45
3/15/2023565,900 shares $48.75 million +120.2%N/A0.3 $86.14
2/28/2023257,000 shares $22.58 million -20.1%N/A0.2 $87.87
2/15/2023321,600 shares $29.55 million -9.1%N/A0.3 $91.89
1/31/2023353,700 shares $31.92 million +105.6%N/A0.3 $90.24
1/15/2023172,000 shares $15.22 million -3.9%N/A0.1 $88.47
12/30/2022178,900 shares $15.16 million -29.8%N/A0.1 $84.75
12/15/2022254,900 shares $21.97 million -34.8%N/A0.2 $86.21
11/30/2022391,200 shares $35.42 million +0.5%N/A0.3 $90.53
11/15/2022389,300 shares $34.50 million +84.7%N/A0.3 $88.62
10/31/2022210,800 shares $18.08 million -37.7%N/A0.1 $85.75
10/15/2022338,500 shares $26.86 million No ChangeN/A0.2 $79.35
9/30/2022188,200 shares $14.94 million -60.5%N/A0.2 $79.41
9/15/2022476,700 shares $41.43 million +106.6%N/A0.4 $86.91
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ESGU Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA ETF's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA ETF shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of April 30th, traders have sold 1,190,000 shares of ESGU short. Learn More on iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA ETF's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA 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. ESGU shares currently have a short interest ratio of 1.0. Learn More on iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA ETF's short interest ratio.

Is iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA ETF's short interest increasing or decreasing?

iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA ETF saw a decline in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,190,000 shares, a decline of 0.8% from the previous total of 1,200,000 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.

How does iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA ETF's short interest compare to its competitors?
Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.98 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.35 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.06 billion), General Motors ($2.88 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.32 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.27 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.22 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.18 billion), Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ($1.95 billion), and Chesapeake Energy Co. ($1.52 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA ETF stock?

Short selling ESGU is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA ETF as its price is falling. ESGU shares are trading up $0.15 today. To short a 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 a stock 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 ESG Aware MSCI USA ETF?

A short squeeze for iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA ETF occurs when it has a large amount of short interest and its stock increases in price. This forces short sellers to cover their short interest positions by buying actual shares of ESGU, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA 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 ESGU, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 30 2024.

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This page (NASDAQ:ESGU) was last updated on 5/19/2024 by Staff

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