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iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$357.67
+4.21 (+1.19 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$355.70
Now: $357.67
$359.76
50-Day Range
$301.95
MA: $330.30
$354.24
52-Week Range
$167.79
Now: $357.67
$359.76
Volume571,071 shs
Average Volume821,347 shs
Market Capitalization$4.36 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.90%
BetaN/A

Short Interest

iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF (NASDAQ:SOXX) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:1,510,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:1,480,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+2.03%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$514.76 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:3.0
Last Record Date:October, 30 2020
Outstanding Shares:12,200,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:0.00%
Today's Trading Volume:571,071 shares
Average Trading Volume:821,347 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-30.47%



iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF (NASDAQ:SOXX) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
10/30/20201,510,000 $514.76 million 2.0%0.0%2.7$340.90
10/15/20201,480,000 $462.01 million -7.5%0.0%0$312.17
9/30/20201,600,000 $527.12 million -19.6%0.0%2.7$329.45
9/15/20201,700,000 $501.93 million -14.6%0.0%2.8$295.25
8/31/20201,990,000 $585.56 million 7.0%0.0%3.1$294.25
8/14/20201,860,000 $582.78 million 5.7%0.0%2.6$313.32
7/31/20201,760,000 $534.92 million -5.4%0.0%2$303.93
7/15/20201,860,000 $540.13 million -8.8%0.0%1.8$290.39
6/30/20202,040,000 $565.20 million 2.5%0.0%1.8$277.06
6/15/20201,990,000 $534.71 million 5.3%0.0%1.6$268.70
5/29/20201,890,000 $499.49 million 8.6%0.0%1.4$264.28
5/15/20201,740,000 $438.24 million 16.0%0.0%1.3$251.86
4/30/20201,500,000 $376.58 million -4.5%0.0%1.2$251.05
4/15/20201,570,000 $378.07 million -22.7%0.0%1.4$240.81
3/31/20202,030,000 $468.38 million -8.5%0.0%2.1$230.73
3/13/20202,218,200 $482.66 million 20.6%0.0%1.8$217.59
2/28/20201,840,000 $336.66 million -10.2%0.0%2.8$182.97
2/14/20202,050,000 $461.31 million 6.8%0.0%3.9$225.03
1/31/20201,920,000 $456.29 million -10.7%0.0%4.4$237.65
1/15/20202,150,000 $563.45 million 8.6%0.0%5$262.07
12/31/20191,980,000 $516.58 million 13.1%0.0%4.8$260.90

iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF (NASDAQ:SOXX) Short Interest FAQ

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What is iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of October 30th, traders have sold 1,510,000 shares of SOXX short. 0.00% of iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for iShares PHLX Semiconductor 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 PHLX Semiconductor ETF currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0.

Is iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF's short interest increasing or decreasing?

iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,510,000 shares, an increase of 2.0% from the previous total of 1,480,000 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. ($4.66 billion), Aon Plc ($3.83 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($3.33 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.13 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.05 billion), The Clorox Company ($2.85 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($2.80 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.26 billion), Simon Property Group, Inc. ($2.02 billion), and International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. ($1.96 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF stock?

Short selling SOXX is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF as its price is falling. iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF's stock is trading up $4.21 today. To short iShares PHLX Semiconductor 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 PHLX Semiconductor 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 PHLX Semiconductor ETF?

A short squeeze for iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF 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 SOXX, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is iShares PHLX Semiconductor 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 SOXX, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is October, 30 2020.


This page was last updated on 11/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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