BlackRock TCP Capital Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.02 (-0.14 %)
(As of 04/19/2021 11:44 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $14.58
50-Day Range
MA: $13.98
52-Week Range
Now: $14.58
Volume654 shs
Average Volume304,694 shs
Market Capitalization$842.24 million
P/E Ratio35.56
Dividend Yield8.22%

Short Interest

BlackRock TCP Capital (NASDAQ:TCPC) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume597,600 shares
Previous Short Volume297,300 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+101.01%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$8.70 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover1.9
Last Record DateMarch, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares58,810,000 shares
Float Size57,300,000 shares
Short Percent of Float1.04%
Today's Trading Volume654 shares
Average Trading Volume304,694 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-99.79%

Short Interest Over Time

BlackRock TCP Capital (NASDAQ:TCPC) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/2021597,600 shares $8.70 million +101.0%1.0%1.9 $14.55
3/15/2021297,300 shares $4.14 million +146.7%0.5%0.9 $13.93
2/26/2021120,500 shares $1.70 million -45.3%0.2%0.4 $14.08
2/12/2021220,100 shares $2.84 million -1.0%0.4%0.9 $12.91
1/29/2021222,300 shares $2.73 million -22.8%0.4%0.8 $12.26
1/15/2021287,900 shares $3.33 million +44.6%0.5%1 $11.55
12/31/2020314,600 shares $3.56 million +27.0%0.6%1.2 $11.32
12/15/2020314,600 shares $3.54 million +27.0%0.6%1.2 $11.24
11/30/2020247,700 shares $2.91 million -24.7%0.4%0.9 $11.76
11/15/2020328,800 shares $3.90 million -21.9%0.6%1.2 $11.85
10/30/2020420,900 shares $4.58 million +3.5%0.7%1.6 $10.89
10/15/2020406,500 shares $3.87 million -10.9%0.7%1.5 $9.53
9/30/2020456,400 shares $4.47 million +8.9%0.8%1.6 $9.79
9/15/2020419,300 shares $4.09 million -20.7%0.7%1.4 $9.76
8/31/2020529,000 shares $5.24 million +1.8%0.9%1.8 $9.91
8/14/2020519,900 shares $5.17 million -29.4%0.9%1.6 $9.95
7/31/2020736,300 shares $7.22 million +4.7%1.3%2.1 $9.81
7/15/2020703,200 shares $6.91 million +16.7%1.2%1.9 $9.83
6/30/2020602,400 shares $5.81 million -7.9%1.1%1.4 $9.65
6/15/2020654,000 shares $5.86 million -8.1%1.1%1.3 $8.96
5/29/2020711,900 shares $6.28 million -6.6%1.2%1.1 $8.82
5/15/2020762,200 shares $7.77 million -11.4%1.3%1.1 $10.20
4/30/2020860,200 shares $8.76 million -5.9%1.5%1.3 $10.18
4/15/2020913,700 shares $7.57 million -5.3%1.6%1.4 $8.29
3/31/2020964,400 shares $7.42 million +69.3%1.7%1.7 $7.69

BlackRock TCP Capital (NASDAQ:TCPC) Short Interest FAQ

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What is BlackRock TCP Capital's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of BlackRock TCP Capital shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of March 31st, investors have sold 597,600 shares of TCPC short. 1.04% of BlackRock TCP Capital's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for BlackRock TCP Capital?

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. BlackRock TCP Capital currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for BlackRock TCP Capital?

Companies that have a short interest as a percentage of float below 10% indicates positive investor sentiment and few short sellers. Stocks with a short interest percentage above 10% is considered high, suggesting some investors are pessimistic about the stock. Companies with a short interest percentage of 20% or more indicates widespread negative sentiment. 1.04% of BlackRock TCP Capital's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is BlackRock TCP Capital's short interest increasing or decreasing?

BlackRock TCP Capital saw a increase in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 597,600 shares, an increase of 101.0% from the previous total of 297,300 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.

What is BlackRock TCP Capital's float size?

BlackRock TCP Capital currently has issued a total of 57,767,000 shares. Some of BlackRock TCP Capital's outstanding shares are available for trading, while others are subject to various restrictions. The public float, also referred to as floating shares or "the float", are shares that publicly owned, unrestricted and available to trade on the open market. BlackRock TCP Capital currently has a public float of 57,300,000 shares.

How does BlackRock TCP Capital's short interest compare to its competitors?

1.04% of BlackRock TCP Capital's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sub-industry of "asset management & custody banks" compare to BlackRock TCP Capital: BlackRock, Inc. (1.46%), T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. (2.00%), The Bank of New York Mellon Co. (0.98%), Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (2.01%), State Street Co. (1.89%), Northern Trust Co. (1.43%), Franklin Resources, Inc. (6.62%), Invesco Ltd. (3.06%), SEI Investments (1.00%), and Ares Capital Co. (0.00%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Analog Devices, Inc. ($5.84 billion), Aon plc ($5.47 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.36 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.99 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.77 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.90 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.43 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.38 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.28 billion), and Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short BlackRock TCP Capital stock?

Short selling TCPC is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from BlackRock TCP Capital as its price is falling. BlackRock TCP Capital's stock is trading down $0.02 today. To short BlackRock TCP Capital 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 BlackRock TCP Capital 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 BlackRock TCP Capital?

A short squeeze for BlackRock TCP Capital 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 TCPC, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is BlackRock TCP Capital'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 TCPC, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 4/19/2021 by Staff
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