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NASDAQ:PFF

iShares Preferred and Income Securities ETF Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$38.46
+0.16 (+0.42 %)
(As of 01/20/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$38.31
Now: $38.46
$38.49
50-Day Range
$37.61
MA: $38.18
$38.51
52-Week Range
$23.85
Now: $38.46
$38.56
Volume4.97 million shs
Average Volume6.94 million shs
Market Capitalization$19.43 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield4.82%
BetaN/A

Short Interest

iShares Preferred and Income Securities ETF (NASDAQ:PFF) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:7,380,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:6,750,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+9.33%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$278.23 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:1.0
Last Record Date:December, 31 2020
Outstanding Shares:505,150,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:0.00%
Today's Trading Volume:4,974,373 shares
Average Trading Volume:6,942,206 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-28.35%



iShares Preferred and Income Securities ETF (NASDAQ:PFF) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
12/31/20207,380,000 $278.23 million 9.3%0.0%1.4$37.70
12/15/20207,380,000 $282.80 million 9.3%0.0%1.4$38.32
11/30/20206,750,000 $257.78 million 8.7%0.0%1.3$38.19
11/15/20206,210,000 $234.30 million -10.5%0.0%1.1$37.73
10/30/20206,940,000 $258.79 million -18.5%0.0%1.3$37.29
10/15/20208,520,000 $313.28 million 17.2%0.0%0$36.77
9/30/20207,270,000 $268.92 million -20.2%0.0%1.7$36.99
9/15/20207,100,000 $257.16 million -22.1%0.0%2$36.22
8/31/20209,110,000 $330.88 million 26.4%0.0%2.6$36.32
8/14/20207,210,000 $263.31 million 21.8%0.0%2.2$36.52
7/31/20205,920,000 $215.67 million 6.7%0.0%1.7$36.43
7/15/20205,550,000 $200.80 million 2.4%0.0%1.6$36.18
6/30/20205,420,000 $193.55 million -23.3%0.0%1.3$35.71
6/15/20207,070,000 $244.27 million 25.8%0.0%1.4$34.55
5/29/20205,620,000 $195.01 million 13.1%0.0%0.8$34.70
5/15/20204,970,000 $174.65 million -3.3%0.0%0.6$35.14
4/30/20205,140,000 $179.08 million 22.7%0.0%0.6$34.84
4/15/20204,190,000 $143.51 million 60.5%0.0%0.5$34.25
3/31/20202,610,000 $88.77 million -44.8%0.0%0.3$34.01
3/13/20204,729,500 $160.66 million -77.1%0.0%0.4$33.97
2/28/202020,650,000 $541.24 million -8.1%0.0%3.6$26.21
2/14/202022,460,000 $794.63 million 17.2%0.0%5$35.38
1/31/202019,170,000 $711.97 million 1.6%0.0%4.8$37.14
1/15/202018,870,000 $722.53 million 178.3%0.0%4.7$38.29
12/31/20196,780,000 $257.98 million 20.9%0.0%1.7$38.05

iShares Preferred and Income Securities ETF (NASDAQ:PFF) Short Interest FAQ

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What is iShares Preferred and Income Securities ETF's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of iShares Preferred and Income Securities ETF shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of December 31st, investors have sold 7,380,000 shares of PFF short. 0.00% of iShares Preferred and Income Securities ETF's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for iShares Preferred and Income Securities 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. iShares Preferred and Income Securities ETF currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0.

Is iShares Preferred and Income Securities ETF's short interest increasing or decreasing?

iShares Preferred and Income Securities ETF saw a increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 7,380,000 shares, an increase of 9.3% from the previous total of 6,750,000 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: Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.18 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($4.71 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.45 billion), Aon Plc ($4.28 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.70 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($3.00 billion), The Clorox Company ($2.46 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.40 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.38 billion), and Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.37 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short iShares Preferred and Income Securities ETF stock?

Short selling PFF is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from iShares Preferred and Income Securities ETF as its price is falling. iShares Preferred and Income Securities ETF's stock is trading up $0.16 today. To short iShares Preferred and Income Securities 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 Preferred and Income Securities 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 Preferred and Income Securities ETF?

A short squeeze for iShares Preferred and Income Securities 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 PFF, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is iShares Preferred and Income Securities 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 PFF, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is December, 31 2020.


This page was last updated on 1/20/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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