NASDAQ:SLQD

iShares 0-5 Year Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$51.82
+0.05 (+0.10 %)
(As of 06/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$51.75
$51.82
50-Day Range
$51.77
$51.96
52-Week Range
$51.61
$52.30
Volume237,089 shs
Average Volume343,393 shs
Market Capitalization$2.56 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.97%
BetaN/A

iShares 0-5 Year Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (NASDAQ:SLQD) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume238,300 shares
Previous Short Volume22,900 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+940.61%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$12.38 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.8
Last Record DateMay, 28 2021
Outstanding Shares49,400,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted0.48%
Today's Trading Volume237,089 shares
Average Trading Volume343,393 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-30.96%

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iShares 0-5 Year Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (NASDAQ:SLQD) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
5/28/2021238,300 shares $12.38 million +940.6%N/A0.8 $51.96
5/14/202122,900 shares $1.19 million -68.2%N/A0.1 $51.86
4/30/202172,000 shares $3.74 million -51.6%N/A0.2 $51.88
4/15/2021148,800 shares $7.71 million +123.8%N/A0.4 $51.81
3/31/202166,500 shares $3.44 million +33.5%N/A0.2 $51.76
3/15/202149,800 shares $2.57 million -75.9%N/A0.1 $51.70
2/26/2021206,900 shares $10.73 million +1,432.6%N/A0.6 $51.84
2/12/202113,500 shares $703,755.00 -88.5%N/A0 $52.13
1/29/2021117,000 shares $6.10 million +258.9%N/A0.4 $52.13
1/15/202132,600 shares $1.70 million -88.0%N/A0.1 $52.14
12/31/2020272,600 shares $14.23 million -43.7%N/A1 $52.20
12/15/2020483,800 shares $25.22 million +452.3%N/A1.8 $52.12
11/30/202087,600 shares $4.57 million +1,100.0%N/A0.4 $52.19
11/15/20207,300 shares $380,038.00 -57.8%N/A0 $52.06
10/30/202017,300 shares $901,157.00 +16.1%N/A0.1 $52.09
10/15/202014,900 shares $776,737.00 -82.6%N/A0 $52.13
9/30/202085,800 shares $4.47 million +50.3%N/A0.2 $52.12
9/15/202039,000 shares $2.04 million -31.7%N/A0.1 $52.20
8/31/202057,100 shares $2.98 million +113.1%N/A0.2 $52.26
8/14/202026,800 shares $1.40 million +272.2%N/A0.1 $52.12
7/31/20207,200 shares $376,488.00 -55.6%N/A0 $52.29
7/15/202016,200 shares $844,020.00 -90.0%N/A0 $52.10
6/30/2020162,100 shares $8.45 million +5.4%N/A0.5 $52.10
6/15/2020153,800 shares $7.97 million +69.9%N/A0.4 $51.80
5/29/202090,500 shares $4.69 million -87.8%N/A0.2 $51.78

iShares 0-5 Year Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (NASDAQ:SLQD) Short Interest FAQ

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What is iShares 0-5 Year Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of iShares 0-5 Year Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of May 28th, investors have sold 238,300 shares of SLQD short.

What is a good short interest ratio for iShares 0-5 Year Investment Grade Corporate Bond 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 0-5 Year Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0.

Is iShares 0-5 Year Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF's short interest increasing or decreasing?

iShares 0-5 Year Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 28th, there was short interest totaling 238,300 shares, an increase of 940.6% from the previous total of 22,900 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 iShares 0-5 Year Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF stock?

Short selling SLQD is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from iShares 0-5 Year Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF as its price is falling. iShares 0-5 Year Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF's stock is trading up $0.05 today. To short iShares 0-5 Year Investment Grade Corporate Bond 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 0-5 Year Investment Grade Corporate Bond 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 0-5 Year Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF?

A short squeeze for iShares 0-5 Year Investment Grade Corporate Bond 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 SLQD, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is iShares 0-5 Year Investment Grade Corporate Bond 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 SLQD, 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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