iShares Exponential Technologies ETF Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.11 (+0.18 %)
(As of 06/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume514,182 shs
Average Volume227,399 shs
Market Capitalization$3.74 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.14%

iShares Exponential Technologies ETF (NASDAQ:XT) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume556,000 shares
Previous Short Volume154,100 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+260.80%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$34.33 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover2.9
Last Record DateMay, 28 2021
Outstanding Shares60,050,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted0.93%
Today's Trading Volume514,182 shares
Average Trading Volume227,399 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average126.11%

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iShares Exponential Technologies ETF (NASDAQ:XT) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
5/28/2021556,000 shares $34.33 million +260.8%N/A2.9 $61.74
5/14/2021154,100 shares $9.10 million -53.7%N/A0.8 $59.06
4/30/2021332,600 shares $20.70 million -41.3%N/A1.4 $62.25
4/15/2021566,700 shares $34.54 million -34.8%N/A2.3 $60.95
3/31/2021869,000 shares $51.04 million +4,809.6%N/A3.3 $58.73
3/15/202117,700 shares $1.04 million -43.1%N/A0.1 $58.72
2/26/202131,100 shares $1.84 million -61.9%N/A0.1 $59.01
2/12/202181,700 shares $5.04 million -47.8%N/A0.3 $61.75
1/29/2021156,400 shares $9.27 million -28.8%N/A0.7 $59.25
1/15/2021219,800 shares $13.15 million +1,200.6%N/A1 $59.83
12/31/202016,900 shares $967,694.00 -80.6%N/A0.1 $57.26
12/15/202087,200 shares $4.82 million +131.3%N/A0.4 $55.32
11/30/202037,700 shares $2.05 million -73.3%N/A0.2 $54.44
10/30/2020239,500 shares $11.61 million -40.2%N/A1 $48.49
10/15/2020400,200 shares $20.48 million +19.0%N/A0 $51.18
9/30/2020336,300 shares $16.34 million +102.7%N/A1.4 $48.58
9/15/2020112,700 shares $5.55 million -32.1%N/A0.4 $49.24
8/31/2020165,900 shares $8.23 million -3.9%N/A0.6 $49.62
8/14/2020172,700 shares $8.31 million -38.4%N/A0.7 $48.12
7/31/2020280,500 shares $13.23 million -19.3%N/A1.3 $47.18
7/15/2020347,400 shares $16.09 million +59.3%N/A1.5 $46.32
6/30/2020218,100 shares $9.71 million +16.9%N/A1 $44.52
6/15/2020186,600 shares $8.04 million -28.2%N/A0.8 $43.08
5/29/2020260,000 shares $11.17 million -29.1%N/A0.9 $42.98
5/15/2020366,600 shares $14.69 million +87.8%N/A1.2 $40.07

iShares Exponential Technologies ETF (NASDAQ:XT) Short Interest FAQ

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What is iShares Exponential Technologies ETF's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of iShares Exponential Technologies ETF shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of May 28th, traders have sold 556,000 shares of XT short.

What is a good short interest ratio for iShares Exponential Technologies 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 Exponential Technologies ETF currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0.

Is iShares Exponential Technologies ETF's short interest increasing or decreasing?

iShares Exponential Technologies ETF saw a increase in short interest in May. As of May 28th, there was short interest totaling 556,000 shares, an increase of 260.8% from the previous total of 154,100 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 Exponential Technologies ETF stock?

Short selling XT is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from iShares Exponential Technologies ETF as its price is falling. iShares Exponential Technologies ETF's stock is trading up $0.11 today. To short iShares Exponential Technologies 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 Exponential Technologies 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 Exponential Technologies ETF?

A short squeeze for iShares Exponential Technologies 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 XT, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is iShares Exponential Technologies 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 XT, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is May, 28 2021.

This page was last updated on 6/22/2021 by Staff
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