iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

-0.62 (-0.67%)
(As of 05/17/2024 ET)

iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
Previous Short Volume
Change Vs. Previous Month
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$4.57 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
Last Record Date
February 15, 2024
Outstanding Shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
Today's Trading Volume
Average Trading Volume
Today's Volume Vs. Average
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TLT Short Interest Over Time

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TLT Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/15/202448,950,000 shares $4.57 billion +15.1%N/A1 $93.30
1/31/202442,540,000 shares $4.11 billion -14.9%N/A0.9 $96.66
1/15/202449,980,000 shares $4.82 billion +2.1%N/A1 $96.52
12/31/202348,950,000 shares $4.84 billion -39.5%N/A1 $98.88
12/15/202380,840,000 shares $8.02 billion +30.9%N/A1.6 $99.15
11/30/202361,770,000 shares $5.66 billion -2.3%N/A1.3 $91.56
11/15/202363,200,000 shares $5.59 billion +22.6%N/A1.5 $88.52
10/31/202351,560,000 shares $4.31 billion +11.5%N/A1.3 $83.58
10/15/202346,260,000 shares $4.05 billion +52.2%N/A1.3 $87.61
9/30/202330,400,000 shares $2.70 billion -7.3%N/A1 $88.69
9/15/202332,800,000 shares $3.05 billion -8.2%N/A1.2 $92.96
8/31/202335,730,000 shares $3.45 billion +3.0%N/A1.4 $96.64
8/15/202334,700,000 shares $3.28 billion +36.6%N/A1.3 $94.58
7/31/202325,400,000 shares $2.54 billion +17.5%N/A1 $100.05
7/15/202321,610,000 shares $2.19 billion +1.2%N/A0.9 $101.29
6/30/202321,350,000 shares $2.20 billion +2.0%N/A1 $102.94
6/15/202320,930,000 shares $2.16 billion +6.6%N/A1 $103.00
5/31/202319,630,000 shares $2.02 billion +10.7%N/A0.9 $102.99
5/15/202317,730,000 shares $1.83 billion +5.9%N/A0.8 $103.19
4/30/202316,750,000 shares $1.78 billion -6.4%N/A0.8 $106.46
4/15/202317,900,000 shares $1.88 billion +19.5%N/A0.9 $105.08
3/31/202314,980,000 shares $1.59 billion -9.2%N/A0.7 $106.37
3/15/202316,500,000 shares $1.75 billion +4.0%N/A0.8 $106.10
2/28/202315,860,000 shares $1.61 billion -23.9%N/A0.8 $101.71
2/15/202320,850,000 shares $2.15 billion +14.6%N/A1.1 $103.05
1/31/202318,190,000 shares $1.95 billion -20.0%N/A0.9 $107.17
1/15/202322,730,000 shares $2.43 billion -4.8%N/A1 $106.75
12/30/202223,880,000 shares $2.38 billion +1.4%N/A1.1 $99.56
12/15/202223,550,000 shares $2.55 billion +10.4%N/A1 $108.32
11/30/202221,330,000 shares $2.19 billion -16.7%N/A0.9 $102.73
11/15/202225,620,000 shares $2.54 billion +46.4%N/A1.2 $99.23
10/31/202217,500,000 shares $1.68 billion -9.9%N/A0.9 $96.11
10/15/202219,420,000 shares $1.91 billion No ChangeN/A1 $98.57
9/30/202217,400,000 shares $1.78 billion -9.7%N/A1 $102.45
9/15/202219,260,000 shares $2.08 billion +18.8%N/A1.2 $107.97
8/31/202216,210,000 shares $1.81 billion -9.9%N/A1 $111.88
8/15/202218,000,000 shares $2.08 billion +16.3%N/A1.1 $115.45
7/31/202215,480,000 shares $1.82 billion -2.5%N/A0.8 $117.43
7/15/202215,880,000 shares $1.84 billion -27.1%N/A0.8 $116.14
6/30/202221,780,000 shares $2.50 billion -15.7%N/A1 $114.87
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TLT Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 15th, investors have sold 48,950,000 shares of TLT short. Learn More on iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for iShares 20+ Year Treasury 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. TLT shares currently have a short interest ratio of 1.0. Learn More on iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF: Rokos Capital Management LLP, Walleye Trading LLC, BTG Pactual Global Asset Management Ltd, Berkley W R Corp, Ursa Fund Management LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, K2 Principal Fund L.P., Anson Funds Management LP, Payden & Rygel Investment Group, Herr Investment Group LLC, HAP Trading LLC, Hiddenite Capital Partners LP, BNP Paribas Financial Markets, SpiderRock Advisors LLC, Raymond James & Associates, and Nomura Holdings Inc.. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Is iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF's short interest increasing or decreasing?

iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF saw a increase in short interest during the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 48,950,000 shares, an increase of 15.1% from the previous total of 42,540,000 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.

How does iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF'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: Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($5.32 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($4.38 billion), General Motors ($3.76 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.08 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($2.65 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.62 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.52 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.19 billion), Rivian Automotive, Inc. ($1.84 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($1.78 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF stock?

Short selling TLT is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF as its price is falling. TLT shares are trading down $0.62 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 iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF?

A short squeeze for iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond 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 TLT, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is iShares 20+ Year Treasury 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 TLT, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 15 2024.

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This page (NASDAQ:TLT) was last updated on 5/19/2024 by Staff

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