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First Trust Emerging Markets AlphaDEX Fund (FEM) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$24.82
+0.02 (+0.08%)
(As of 05/24/2024 ET)

First Trust Emerging Markets AlphaDEX Fund Short Interest Data

Current Short Interest
89,800 shares
Previous Short Interest
45,400 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+97.80%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$2.12 million
Short Interest Ratio
1.6 Days to Cover
Last Record Date
April 30, 2024
Outstanding Shares
18,550,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
0.48%
Today's Trading Volume
59,417 shares
Average Trading Volume
64,350 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
92%
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FEM Short Interest Over Time

FEM Days to Cover Over Time

FEM Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

First Trust Emerging Markets AlphaDEX Fund Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/30/202489,800 shares $2.12 million +97.8%N/A1.6 $23.62
4/15/202445,400 shares $1.05 million -45.1%N/A0.7 $23.03
3/31/202482,700 shares $1.89 million -42.0%N/A1.2 $22.87
3/15/2024142,600 shares $3.27 million +28.0%N/A1.8 $22.95
2/29/2024111,400 shares $2.58 million -29.3%N/A1.1 $23.12
2/15/2024157,500 shares $3.60 million +30.0%N/A1.6 $22.83
1/31/2024121,200 shares $2.70 million +388.7%N/A1.2 $22.30
1/15/202424,800 shares $551,304.00 +275.8%N/A0.2 $22.23
12/31/20236,600 shares $146,058.00 +247.4%N/A0.1 $22.13
12/15/20231,900 shares $41,221.45 -89.0%N/A0 $21.70
11/30/202317,300 shares $364,770.50 -55.9%N/A0.2 $21.09
11/15/202339,200 shares $832,216.00 +94.1%N/A0.4 $21.23
10/31/202320,200 shares $398,748.00 +129.6%N/A0.2 $19.74
10/15/20238,800 shares $180,048.00 -89.6%N/A0.1 $20.46
9/30/202384,400 shares $1.76 million +97.2%N/A0.9 $20.87
9/15/202342,800 shares $928,421.88 -63.1%N/A0.5 $21.69
8/31/2023116,000 shares $2.51 million -85.7%N/A1.3 $21.66
8/15/2023810,000 shares $17.33 million +336.0%N/A7.8 $21.40
7/31/2023185,800 shares $4.30 million -46.8%N/A2 $23.16
7/15/2023349,500 shares $7.84 million +52.4%N/A4 $22.43
6/30/2023229,400 shares $4.86 million -52.4%N/A2.4 $21.18
6/15/2023481,600 shares $10.63 million +15.8%N/A4.9 $22.08
5/31/2023415,900 shares $8.42 million +122.9%N/A4.2 $20.25
5/15/2023186,600 shares $3.97 million +107.1%N/A1.8 $21.26
4/30/202390,100 shares $1.95 million -39.1%N/A0.9 $21.62
4/15/2023148,000 shares $3.23 million +6.1%N/A1.3 $21.82
3/31/2023139,500 shares $2.96 million +170.9%N/A1.2 $21.20
3/15/202351,500 shares $1.07 million -43.3%N/A0.4 $20.87
2/28/202390,900 shares $1.92 million +8.0%N/A0.6 $21.14
2/15/202384,200 shares $1.82 million -7.3%N/A0.5 $21.60
1/31/202390,800 shares $2.01 million +1,197.1%N/A0.5 $22.15
1/15/20237,000 shares $151,760.00 -7.9%N/A0 $21.68
12/30/20227,600 shares $159,828.00 -84.1%N/A0 $21.03
12/15/202247,800 shares $996,854.66 +81.8%N/A0.3 $20.85
11/30/202226,300 shares $562,820.00 -87.6%N/A0.2 $21.40
11/15/2022212,700 shares $4.40 million +46.8%N/A1.9 $20.69
10/31/2022144,900 shares $2.68 million +262.3%N/A1.4 $18.47
10/15/202240,000 shares $735,600.00 No ChangeN/A0.4 $18.39
9/30/202221,100 shares $390,139.00 -87.9%N/A0.2 $18.49
9/15/2022174,400 shares $3.70 million +93.4%N/A1.8 $21.19
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8/31/202290,200 shares $1.90 million +51.3%N/A0.9 $21.09
8/15/202259,600 shares $1.30 million -64.2%N/A0.6 $21.88
7/31/2022166,500 shares $3.53 million +146.3%N/A1.6 $21.21
7/15/202267,600 shares $1.38 million -21.7%N/A0.7 $20.37
6/30/202286,300 shares $1.84 million +432.7%N/A0.9 $21.33
6/15/202216,200 shares $368,226.00 -79.8%N/A0.2 $22.73
5/31/202280,100 shares $1.94 million -87.5%N/A1.1 $24.27
5/15/2022639,100 shares $14.50 million +110.4%N/A7.5 $22.69
4/30/2022303,800 shares $7.26 million +2,907.9%N/A3.7 $23.90
4/15/202210,100 shares $254,879.56 -89.4%N/A0.1 $25.24
3/31/202295,500 shares $2.40 million -85.9%N/A1 $25.14
3/15/2022676,500 shares $15.51 million +240.1%N/A6.6 $22.92
2/28/2022198,900 shares $5.15 million -32.0%N/A2 $25.91
2/15/2022292,600 shares $7.83 million +789.4%N/A3.2 $26.75
1/31/202232,900 shares $853,097.00 -68.8%N/A0.4 $25.93
1/15/2022105,500 shares $2.82 million -48.4%N/A1.2 $26.77
12/31/2021204,400 shares $5.33 million +0.3%N/A2.6 $26.09
12/15/2021203,800 shares $5.25 million +50.7%N/A2.6 $25.75
11/30/2021135,200 shares $3.38 million +582.8%N/A1.7 $24.99
11/15/202119,800 shares $513,018.00 +90.4%N/A0.3 $25.91
10/29/202110,400 shares $271,336.00 -5.5%N/A0.1 $26.09
10/15/202111,000 shares $297,770.00 +19.6%N/A0.1 $27.07
9/30/20219,200 shares $247,756.00 -13.2%N/A0.1 $26.93
9/15/202110,600 shares $304,856.00 -93.4%N/A0.1 $28.76
8/31/2021161,000 shares $4.54 million +1,033.8%N/A1.8 $28.19
8/13/202114,200 shares $389,790.00 -93.5%N/A0.1 $27.45
7/30/2021217,400 shares $5.85 million -46.5%N/A2.2 $26.89
7/15/2021406,300 shares $11.23 million +192.3%N/A4.1 $27.65
6/30/2021139,000 shares $3.89 million +177.5%N/A1.3 $27.97
6/15/202150,100 shares $1.43 million -63.1%N/A0.5 $28.48
5/28/2021135,900 shares $3.84 million -15.7%N/A1.4 $28.26
5/14/2021161,200 shares $4.44 million +170.5%N/A1.3 $27.52
4/30/202159,600 shares $1.67 million -13.1%N/A0.4 $28.09
4/15/202168,600 shares $1.83 million +336.9%N/A0.4 $26.73
3/31/202115,700 shares $410,869.00 +42.7%N/A0.1 $26.17
3/15/202111,000 shares $290,510.00 +144.4%N/A0.1 $26.41
2/26/20214,500 shares $120,060.00 -68.3%N/A0 $26.68
2/12/202114,200 shares $386,950.00 -26.8%N/A0.1 $27.25
1/29/202119,400 shares $501,684.00 -89.1%N/A0.1 $25.86
1/15/2021177,800 shares $4.76 million +189.1%N/A1.1 $26.75
12/31/202061,500 shares $1.55 million +474.8%N/A0.5 $25.18
12/15/202010,700 shares $252,627.00 +18.9%N/A0.1 $23.61
11/30/20209,000 shares $216,450.00 -92.7%N/A0.1 $24.05
11/15/2020123,700 shares $2.85 million +1,175.3%N/A1.1 $23.07
10/30/20209,700 shares $207,095.00 +79.6%N/A0.1 $21.35
10/15/20205,400 shares $119,350.80 -29.0%N/A0 $22.10
9/30/20207,600 shares $164,236.00 -33.3%N/A0.1 $21.61
9/15/20202,500 shares $57,725.00 -78.1%N/A0 $23.09
8/31/202011,400 shares $261,402.00 +235.3%N/A0.1 $22.93
8/14/20203,400 shares $79,152.00 -26.1%N/A0 $23.28
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7/31/20204,600 shares $105,248.00 -4.2%N/A0 $22.88
7/15/20204,800 shares $108,528.00 -31.4%N/A0 $22.61
6/30/20207,000 shares $147,910.00 +150.0%N/A0 $21.13
6/15/20202,800 shares $59,024.00 -62.7%N/A0 $21.08
5/29/20207,500 shares $148,500.00 +23.0%N/A0 $19.80
5/15/20206,100 shares $118,218.00 -4.7%N/A0 $19.38
4/30/20206,400 shares $124,032.00 -4.5%N/A0 $19.38
4/15/20206,700 shares $125,960.00 -55.0%N/A0 $18.80
3/31/202014,900 shares $279,971.00 +451.9%N/A0 $18.79
3/13/20202,700 shares $51,111.00 -93.4%N/A0 $18.93
2/28/202041,100 shares $651,024.00 -66.3%N/A0.2 $15.84
2/14/2020121,800 shares $2.63 million +96.5%N/A0.6 $21.56
1/31/202062,000 shares $1.50 million -16.9%N/A0.4 $24.13
1/15/202074,600 shares $1.92 million -69.6%N/A0.4 $25.70
12/31/2019245,100 shares $6.52 million +5,600.0%N/A1.6 $26.60

FEM Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is First Trust Emerging Markets AlphaDEX Fund's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of First Trust Emerging Markets AlphaDEX Fund shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of April 30th, investors have sold 89,800 shares of FEM short. Learn More on First Trust Emerging Markets AlphaDEX Fund's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for First Trust Emerging Markets AlphaDEX Fund?

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. FEM shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on First Trust Emerging Markets AlphaDEX Fund's short interest ratio.

Is First Trust Emerging Markets AlphaDEX Fund's short interest increasing or decreasing?

First Trust Emerging Markets AlphaDEX Fund saw a increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 89,800 shares, an increase of 97.8% from the previous total of 45,400 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 First Trust Emerging Markets AlphaDEX Fund'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 First Trust Emerging Markets AlphaDEX Fund stock?

Short selling FEM is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from First Trust Emerging Markets AlphaDEX Fund as its price is falling. FEM shares are trading up $0.02 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 First Trust Emerging Markets AlphaDEX Fund?

A short squeeze for First Trust Emerging Markets AlphaDEX Fund 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 FEM, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is First Trust Emerging Markets AlphaDEX Fund'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 FEM, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 30 2024.



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