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NASDAQ:FAAR

First Trust Alternative Absolute Return Strategy ETF Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$28.75
+0.12 (+0.42 %)
(As of 03/2/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Add
Today's Range
$28.55
Now: $28.75
$29.08
50-Day Range
$27.11
MA: $27.95
$29.71
52-Week Range
$19.04
Now: $28.75
$29.75
Volume11,504 shs
Average Volume29,765 shs
Market Capitalization$73.31 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.89%
BetaN/A

Short Interest

First Trust Alternative Absolute Return Strategy ETF (NASDAQ:FAAR) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume22,800 shares
Previous Short Volume8,200 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+178.05%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$654,360.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.8
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares2,550,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted0.89%
Today's Trading Volume11,504 shares
Average Trading Volume29,765 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-61.35%

Short Interest Over Time


First Trust Alternative Absolute Return Strategy ETF (NASDAQ:FAAR) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/202122,800 shares $654,360.00 +178.1%N/A0.8 $28.70
1/29/20218,200 shares $229,928.00 -69.1%N/A0.4 $28.04
1/15/202126,500 shares $727,160.00 No ChangeN/A1.3 $27.44
9/30/202012,600 shares $328,734.00 +117.2%N/A0.9 $26.09
9/15/202033,200 shares $877,808.00 +472.4%N/A2.6 $26.44
8/31/20205,800 shares $153,584.00 -66.5%N/A0.5 $26.48
8/14/202017,300 shares $466,408.00 -58.7%N/A1.8 $26.96
7/31/202041,900 shares $1.14 million +199.3%N/A4.3 $27.16
7/15/202014,000 shares $375,760.00 +122.2%N/A1.4 $26.84
6/30/20206,300 shares $167,580.00 +117.2%N/A0.5 $26.60
6/15/20202,900 shares $75,980.00 -32.6%N/A0.2 $26.20
5/29/20204,300 shares $112,703.00 +4.9%N/A0.2 $26.21
5/15/20204,100 shares $105,780.00 -50.6%N/A0.2 $25.80
4/30/20208,300 shares $214,140.00 -87.3%N/A0.4 $25.80
4/15/202065,400 shares $1.66 million +10,800.0%N/A3.3 $25.35
3/31/2020600 shares $15,390.00 -96.2%N/A0 $25.65
3/13/202015,800 shares $399,582.00 +32.8%N/A1.5 $25.29
2/28/202011,900 shares $293,692.00 +40.0%N/A0.6 $24.68
2/14/20208,500 shares $215,390.00 -74.2%N/A0.4 $25.34
1/31/202033,000 shares $839,850.00 +233.3%N/A1.9 $25.45
1/15/20209,900 shares $251,064.00 +4.2%N/A0.6 $25.36
12/31/20199,500 shares $242,060.00 +63.8%N/A0.5 $25.48

First Trust Alternative Absolute Return Strategy ETF (NASDAQ:FAAR) Short Interest FAQ

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What is First Trust Alternative Absolute Return Strategy ETF's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of First Trust Alternative Absolute Return Strategy ETF shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 12th, traders have sold 22,800 shares of FAAR short.

What is a good short interest ratio for First Trust Alternative Absolute Return Strategy 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. First Trust Alternative Absolute Return Strategy ETF currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0.

Is First Trust Alternative Absolute Return Strategy ETF's short interest increasing or decreasing?

First Trust Alternative Absolute Return Strategy ETF saw a increase in short interest during the month of February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 22,800 shares, an increase of 178.0% from the previous total of 8,200 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: ViacomCBS Inc. ($6.50 billion), Aon Plc ($5.58 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.30 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.97 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.80 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.84 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.40 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.35 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.07 billion), and The Kroger Co. ($2.00 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short First Trust Alternative Absolute Return Strategy ETF stock?

Short selling FAAR is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from First Trust Alternative Absolute Return Strategy ETF as its price is falling. First Trust Alternative Absolute Return Strategy ETF's stock is trading up $0.12 today. To short First Trust Alternative Absolute Return Strategy 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 First Trust Alternative Absolute Return Strategy 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 First Trust Alternative Absolute Return Strategy ETF?

A short squeeze for First Trust Alternative Absolute Return Strategy 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 FAAR, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is First Trust Alternative Absolute Return Strategy 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 FAAR, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.



This page was last updated on 3/2/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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