iShares Fallen Angels USD Bond ETF Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.03 (+0.10 %)
(As of 06/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume959,177 shs
Average Volume1.12 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.63 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield4.53%

iShares Fallen Angels USD Bond ETF (NASDAQ:FALN) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume476,900 shares
Previous Short Volume1,390,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-65.69%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$14.07 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.5
Last Record DateMay, 28 2021
Outstanding Shares88,300,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted0.54%
Today's Trading Volume959,177 shares
Average Trading Volume1,124,077 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-14.67%

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iShares Fallen Angels USD Bond ETF (NASDAQ:FALN) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
5/28/2021476,900 shares $14.07 million -65.7%N/A0.5 $29.50
5/14/20211,390,000 shares $40.85 million +235.2%N/A1.4 $29.39
4/30/2021414,700 shares $12.22 million -84.1%N/A0.4 $29.46
4/15/20212,600,000 shares $76.13 million +11.6%N/A2.4 $29.28
3/31/20212,330,000 shares $67.83 million +311.2%N/A1.5 $29.11
3/15/2021566,700 shares $16.46 million -66.9%N/A0.4 $29.04
2/26/20211,710,000 shares $50.00 million +51.3%N/A1.7 $29.24
2/12/20211,130,000 shares $33.49 million -5.0%N/A1.2 $29.64
1/29/20211,190,000 shares $35.01 million +43.6%N/A1.4 $29.42
1/15/2021828,600 shares $24.46 million +256.2%N/A1.1 $29.52
12/31/2020232,600 shares $6.84 million +125.4%N/A1.5 $29.39
12/15/2020103,200 shares $3.01 million -15.6%N/A0.7 $29.13
11/30/2020122,200 shares $3.53 million +85.7%N/A0.8 $28.86
11/15/202065,800 shares $1.85 million +98.2%N/A0.5 $28.17
10/30/202033,200 shares $907,688.00 -82.9%N/A0.3 $27.34
10/15/2020194,500 shares $5.38 million +1.1%N/A0 $27.64
9/30/2020192,300 shares $5.25 million +121.3%N/A1.7 $27.30
9/15/202046,700 shares $1.29 million -46.3%N/A0.5 $27.58
8/31/202086,900 shares $2.42 million +479.3%N/A1.1 $27.85
8/14/202015,000 shares $413,100.00 -85.0%N/A0.2 $27.54
7/31/2020100,100 shares $2.79 million +56.2%N/A1.4 $27.89
7/15/202064,100 shares $1.70 million -67.8%N/A0.8 $26.50
6/30/2020199,100 shares $5.18 million +11,611.8%N/A2.4 $26.01
6/15/20201,700 shares $44,540.00 -98.5%N/A0 $26.20
5/29/2020112,900 shares $2.91 million +899.1%N/A1 $25.80

iShares Fallen Angels USD Bond ETF (NASDAQ:FALN) Short Interest FAQ

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What is iShares Fallen Angels USD Bond ETF's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of iShares Fallen Angels USD Bond ETF shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of May 28th, traders have sold 476,900 shares of FALN short.

Is iShares Fallen Angels USD Bond ETF's short interest increasing or decreasing?

iShares Fallen Angels USD Bond ETF saw a decline in short interest in the month of May. As of May 28th, there was short interest totaling 476,900 shares, a decline of 65.7% from the previous total of 1,390,000 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.

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 Fallen Angels USD Bond ETF stock?

Short selling FALN is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from iShares Fallen Angels USD Bond ETF as its price is falling. iShares Fallen Angels USD Bond ETF's stock is trading up $0.03 today. To short iShares Fallen Angels USD Bond 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 Fallen Angels USD Bond 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 Fallen Angels USD Bond ETF?

A short squeeze for iShares Fallen Angels USD Bond 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 FALN, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is iShares Fallen Angels USD Bond 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 FALN, 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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