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First Trust NASDAQ 100 Technology Index Fund (QTEC) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$187.98
-0.68 (-0.36%)
(As of 02/23/2024 ET)

First Trust NASDAQ 100 Technology Index Fund Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
161,200 shares
Previous Short Volume
162,300 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-0.68%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$28.91 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
1.4
Last Record Date
January 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
20,500,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
0.79%
Today's Trading Volume
111,942 shares
Average Trading Volume
126,607 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
88%
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First Trust NASDAQ 100 Technology Index Fund Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/31/2024161,200 shares $28.91 million -0.7%N/A1.4 $179.37
1/15/2024162,300 shares $28.32 million -3.9%N/A1.3 $174.52
12/31/2023168,900 shares $29.64 million +16.4%N/A1.3 $175.47
12/15/2023145,100 shares $25.19 million +1.7%N/A1 $173.62
11/30/2023142,700 shares $23.11 million +99.0%N/A0.9 $161.93
11/15/202371,700 shares $11.26 million +83.9%N/A0.2 $157.07
10/31/202339,000 shares $5.43 million -4.7%N/A0.1 $139.24
10/15/202340,900 shares $6.04 million -47.4%N/A0.1 $147.77
9/30/202377,800 shares $11.30 million -45.5%N/A0.3 $145.27
9/15/2023142,800 shares $21.14 million +325.0%N/A0.6 $148.06
8/31/202333,600 shares $5.12 million +295.3%N/A0.1 $152.24
8/15/20238,500 shares $1.23 million -70.1%N/A0.1 $144.69
7/31/202328,400 shares $4.47 million +67.1%N/A0.3 $157.26
7/15/202317,000 shares $2.58 million -37.3%N/A0.2 $151.69
6/30/202327,100 shares $3.99 million -91.4%N/A0.3 $147.16
6/15/2023314,200 shares $46.97 million +267.1%N/A3.1 $149.50
5/31/202385,600 shares $11.99 million +164.2%N/A0.8 $140.05
5/15/202332,400 shares $4.11 million +42.1%N/A0.4 $126.86
4/30/202322,800 shares $2.80 million -77.9%N/A0.3 $122.84
4/15/2023103,000 shares $12.99 million +315.3%N/A1.1 $126.13
3/31/202324,800 shares $3.24 million +138.5%N/A0.3 $130.51
3/15/202310,400 shares $1.26 million -66.9%N/A0.1 $121.14
2/28/202331,400 shares $3.79 million +18.5%N/A0.4 $120.82
2/15/202326,500 shares $3.39 million +26.8%N/A0.3 $127.88
1/31/202320,900 shares $2.48 million +237.1%N/A0.2 $118.79
1/15/20236,200 shares $698,557.72 -24.4%N/A0.1 $112.67
12/30/20228,200 shares $862,968.00 -73.9%N/A0.1 $105.24
12/15/202231,400 shares $3.46 million -31.0%N/A0.3 $110.25
11/30/202245,500 shares $5.21 million -50.9%N/A0.5 $114.42
11/15/202292,700 shares $10.76 million +990.6%N/A0.9 $116.10
10/31/20228,500 shares $905,845.00 +28.8%N/A0.1 $106.57
10/15/20226,600 shares $647,922.00 No ChangeN/A0.1 $98.17
9/30/20229,300 shares $975,198.00 -24.4%N/A0.1 $104.86
9/15/202212,300 shares $1.41 million -66.0%N/A0.1 $114.64
8/31/202236,200 shares $4.34 million -63.7%N/A0.4 $119.84
8/15/202299,800 shares $13.69 million +370.8%N/A1.1 $137.21
7/31/202221,200 shares $2.73 million +3.9%N/A0.2 $128.76
7/15/202220,400 shares $2.42 million +4.6%N/A0.1 $118.50
6/30/202219,500 shares $2.23 million +6.6%N/A0.1 $114.41
6/15/202218,300 shares $2.15 million +3.4%N/A0.1 $117.23













QTEC Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

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

Short interest is the volume of First Trust NASDAQ 100 Technology Index Fund shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of January 31st, investors have sold 161,200 shares of QTEC short. Learn More on First Trust NASDAQ 100 Technology Index Fund's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for First Trust NASDAQ 100 Technology Index 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. QTEC shares currently have a short interest ratio of 1.0. Learn More on First Trust NASDAQ 100 Technology Index Fund's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting First Trust NASDAQ 100 Technology Index Fund?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of First Trust NASDAQ 100 Technology Index Fund: Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., and Cutler Group LLC CA. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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

First Trust NASDAQ 100 Technology Index Fund saw a decrease in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 161,200 shares, a decrease of 0.7% from the previous total of 162,300 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.

How does First Trust NASDAQ 100 Technology Index 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. ($4.48 billion), General Motors ($3.85 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.38 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.00 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($2.66 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.37 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.25 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.11 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.06 billion), and Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc. ($1.67 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short First Trust NASDAQ 100 Technology Index Fund stock?

Short selling QTEC is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from First Trust NASDAQ 100 Technology Index Fund as its price is falling. QTEC shares are trading down $0.68 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 NASDAQ 100 Technology Index Fund?

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

How often is First Trust NASDAQ 100 Technology 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 January, 31 2024.



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