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Invesco KBW Bank ETF Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-1.24 (-1.79 %)
(As of 05/18/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume4.13 million shs
Average Volume1.13 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.87 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.80%

Short Interest

Invesco KBW Bank ETF (NASDAQ:KBWB) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume486,400 shares
Previous Short Volume955,300 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-49.08%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$30.95 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.4
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares42,130,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted1.15%
Today's Trading Volume4,133,712 shares
Average Trading Volume1,128,750 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average266.22%

Short Interest Over Time

Invesco KBW Bank ETF (NASDAQ:KBWB) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/2021486,400 shares $30.95 million -49.1%N/A0.4 $63.63
3/31/2021955,300 shares $59.59 million +4.5%N/A0.8 $62.38
3/15/2021914,400 shares $58.27 million +2.3%N/A0.9 $63.73
2/26/2021894,200 shares $53.71 million -57.4%N/A1 $60.06
2/12/20212,100,000 shares $116.13 million +10.5%N/A2.5 $55.30
1/29/20211,900,000 shares $97.93 million +117.0%N/A2 $51.54
1/15/2021875,600 shares $49.78 million +2.8%N/A1 $56.85
12/31/2020851,800 shares $42.45 million -14.0%N/A0.9 $49.83
12/15/2020990,500 shares $47.49 million -50.7%N/A1 $47.95
11/30/20202,010,000 shares $96.48 million +121.1%N/A1.9 $48.00
11/15/2020909,300 shares $41.02 million -64.8%N/A0.8 $45.11
10/30/20202,580,000 shares $100.98 million -10.4%N/A2.5 $39.14
10/15/20202,880,000 shares $113.85 million +136.1%N/A0 $39.53
9/30/20201,220,000 shares $45.74 million +28.3%N/A1.3 $37.49
9/15/2020937,600 shares $36.89 million -1.4%N/A1 $39.35
8/31/2020950,900 shares $37.60 million -6.8%N/A1 $39.54
8/14/20201,020,000 shares $41.50 million +348.2%N/A0.9 $40.69
7/31/2020227,600 shares $8.73 million -91.3%N/A0.2 $38.35
7/15/20202,600,000 shares $97.32 million +280.8%N/A2.5 $37.43
6/30/2020682,700 shares $25.58 million -49.4%N/A0.7 $37.47
6/15/20201,350,000 shares $54.39 million +29.8%N/A1.6 $40.29
5/29/20201,040,000 shares $40.77 million +173.2%N/A1.2 $39.20
5/15/2020380,700 shares $12.80 million -1.9%N/A0.6 $33.61
4/30/2020388,100 shares $14.84 million -59.5%N/A0.7 $38.23
4/15/2020958,700 shares $32.86 million -36.5%N/A1.7 $34.28

Invesco KBW Bank ETF (NASDAQ:KBWB) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Invesco KBW Bank ETF's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Invesco KBW Bank ETF shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of April 15th, investors have sold 486,400 shares of KBWB short.

Is Invesco KBW Bank ETF's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Invesco KBW Bank ETF saw a decrease in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 486,400 shares, a decrease of 49.1% from the previous total of 955,300 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. ($5.85 billion), Aon plc ($5.61 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.44 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.49 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($3.35 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.53 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.48 billion), Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.39 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.26 billion), and Nuance Communications, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Invesco KBW Bank ETF stock?

Short selling KBWB is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Invesco KBW Bank ETF as its price is falling. Invesco KBW Bank ETF's stock is trading down $1.24 today. To short Invesco KBW Bank 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 Invesco KBW Bank 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 Invesco KBW Bank ETF?

A short squeeze for Invesco KBW Bank 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 KBWB, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Invesco KBW Bank 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 KBWB, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 5/18/2021 by Staff
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