NASDAQ:QTEC

First Trust NASDAQ-100-Technology Sector Index Fund Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$153.81
+1.51 (+0.99 %)
(As of 06/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$152.47
$153.88
50-Day Range
$136.79
$153.81
52-Week Range
$104.69
$157.04
Volume152,592 shs
Average Volume239,580 shs
Market Capitalization$3.48 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.29%
BetaN/A

First Trust NASDAQ-100-Technology Sector Index Fund (NASDAQ:QTEC) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume41,000 shares
Previous Short Volume161,600 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-74.63%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$6.06 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.2
Last Record DateMay, 28 2021
Outstanding Shares22,600,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted0.18%
Today's Trading Volume152,592 shares
Average Trading Volume239,580 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-36.31%

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First Trust NASDAQ-100-Technology Sector Index Fund (NASDAQ:QTEC) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
5/28/202141,000 shares $6.06 million -74.6%N/A0.2 $147.76
5/14/2021161,600 shares $22.19 million +316.5%N/A0.5 $137.34
4/30/202138,800 shares $5.88 million -21.5%N/A0.1 $151.66
4/15/202149,400 shares $7.44 million -27.7%N/A0.1 $150.67
3/31/202168,300 shares $9.62 million +190.6%N/A0.2 $140.88
3/15/202123,500 shares $3.30 million -78.3%N/A0.1 $140.33
2/26/2021108,300 shares $15.47 million +581.1%N/A0.5 $142.86
2/12/202115,900 shares $2.44 million +6.0%N/A0.1 $153.50
1/29/202115,000 shares $2.12 million +41.5%N/A0.1 $141.06
1/15/202110,600 shares $1.52 million -14.5%N/A0.1 $143.45
12/31/202012,400 shares $1.71 million -49.6%N/A0.1 $138.10
12/15/202024,600 shares $3.31 million +59.7%N/A0.2 $134.40
11/30/202015,400 shares $2.01 million -66.5%N/A0.1 $130.54
11/15/202045,900 shares $5.81 million +29.7%N/A0.2 $126.62
10/30/202035,400 shares $4.17 million -63.2%N/A0.2 $117.84
10/15/202096,300 shares $12.03 million +872.7%N/A0 $124.88
9/30/20209,900 shares $1.16 million -83.7%N/A0 $117.22
9/15/202011,900 shares $1.39 million -80.4%N/A0.1 $116.73
8/31/202060,800 shares $7.41 million -1.1%N/A0.3 $121.80
8/14/202061,500 shares $7.10 million -11.9%N/A0.3 $115.51
7/31/202069,800 shares $8.05 million -75.9%N/A0.4 $115.39
7/15/2020289,100 shares $32.42 million +321.4%N/A1.4 $112.14
6/30/202068,600 shares $7.33 million -43.4%N/A0.3 $106.87
6/15/2020121,100 shares $12.59 million +371.2%N/A0.5 $103.99
5/29/202025,700 shares $2.59 million -63.7%N/A0.1 $100.94

First Trust NASDAQ-100-Technology Sector Index Fund (NASDAQ:QTEC) Short Interest FAQ

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What is First Trust NASDAQ-100-Technology Sector Index Fund's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of First Trust NASDAQ-100-Technology Sector Index Fund shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of May 28th, traders have sold 41,000 shares of QTEC short.

Is First Trust NASDAQ-100-Technology Sector Index Fund's short interest increasing or decreasing?

First Trust NASDAQ-100-Technology Sector Index Fund saw a decrease in short interest in the month of May. As of May 28th, there was short interest totaling 41,000 shares, a decrease of 74.6% from the previous total of 161,600 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 First Trust NASDAQ-100-Technology Sector Index Fund stock?

Short selling QTEC is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from First Trust NASDAQ-100-Technology Sector Index Fund as its price is falling. First Trust NASDAQ-100-Technology Sector Index Fund's stock is trading up $1.51 today. To short First Trust NASDAQ-100-Technology Sector Index Fund 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 NASDAQ-100-Technology Sector Index Fund 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 NASDAQ-100-Technology Sector Index Fund?

A short squeeze for First Trust NASDAQ-100-Technology Sector Index Fund 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 QTEC, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is First Trust NASDAQ-100-Technology Sector Index 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 QTEC, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is May, 28 2021.



This page was last updated on 6/22/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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