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S&P 500   5,199.06
DOW   38,459.08
QQQ   445.37
Fastenal, CarMax fall; Alpine Immune Sciences, Arvinas rise, Thursday, 4/11/2024
Stock market today: Global markets mixed after Wall St rebound led by Big Tech
Dividend Aristocrat Fastenal Goes on Sale: Buy It While It’s Down
How major US stock indexes fared Thursday, 4/11/2024
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
Carmax Returns to the Bargain Basement: Buy the Dip? 
Homebuyers’ quandary: to wait or not to wait for lower mortgage rates
S&P 500   5,199.06
DOW   38,459.08
QQQ   445.37
Fastenal, CarMax fall; Alpine Immune Sciences, Arvinas rise, Thursday, 4/11/2024
Stock market today: Global markets mixed after Wall St rebound led by Big Tech
Dividend Aristocrat Fastenal Goes on Sale: Buy It While It’s Down
How major US stock indexes fared Thursday, 4/11/2024
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
Carmax Returns to the Bargain Basement: Buy the Dip? 
Homebuyers’ quandary: to wait or not to wait for lower mortgage rates
S&P 500   5,199.06
DOW   38,459.08
QQQ   445.37
Fastenal, CarMax fall; Alpine Immune Sciences, Arvinas rise, Thursday, 4/11/2024
Stock market today: Global markets mixed after Wall St rebound led by Big Tech
Dividend Aristocrat Fastenal Goes on Sale: Buy It While It’s Down
How major US stock indexes fared Thursday, 4/11/2024
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
Carmax Returns to the Bargain Basement: Buy the Dip? 
Homebuyers’ quandary: to wait or not to wait for lower mortgage rates

BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust (BGT) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$13.17
+0.01 (+0.08%)
(As of 04/11/2024 ET)

BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
203,900 shares
Previous Short Volume
206,900 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-1.45%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$2.65 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
2.0
Last Record Date
March 31, 2024
Today's Trading Volume
77,141 shares
Average Trading Volume
104,395 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
74%
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BGT Short Interest Over Time

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BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/2024203,900 shares $2.65 million -1.5%N/A2 $12.98
3/15/2024206,900 shares $2.76 million +15.7%N/A1.9 $13.35
2/29/2024178,900 shares $2.30 million +32.4%N/A1.6 $12.86
2/15/2024135,100 shares $1.72 million +195.6%N/A1.3 $12.75
1/31/202445,700 shares $562,795.50 +153.9%N/A0.4 $12.32
1/15/202418,000 shares $216,720.00 -74.5%N/A0.2 $12.04
12/31/202370,700 shares $875,266.00 -24.3%N/A0.7 $12.38
12/15/202393,400 shares $1.13 million -38.6%N/A1 $12.11
11/30/2023152,000 shares $1.82 million -15.6%N/A1.6 $11.98
11/15/2023180,000 shares $2.13 million +56.7%N/A2 $11.83
10/31/2023114,900 shares $1.34 million -8.2%N/A1.2 $11.62
10/15/2023125,100 shares $1.50 million +3.9%N/A1.3 $11.96
9/30/2023120,400 shares $1.45 million +31.7%N/A1.3 $12.06
9/15/202391,400 shares $1.09 million +14.3%N/A1 $11.97
8/31/202380,000 shares $963,200.00 +14.9%N/A0.9 $12.04
8/15/202369,600 shares $824,064.00 +80.8%N/A0.8 $11.84
7/31/202338,500 shares $458,535.00 +171.1%N/A0.4 $11.91
7/15/202314,200 shares $164,720.00 +16.4%N/A0.2 $11.60
6/30/202312,200 shares $142,740.00 -34.8%N/A0.1 $11.70
6/15/202318,700 shares $211,310.00 +76.4%N/A0.2 $11.30
5/31/202310,600 shares $117,766.00 -28.4%N/A0.1 $11.11
5/15/202314,800 shares $166,352.00 +78.3%N/A0.2 $11.24
4/30/20238,300 shares $94,039.00 -53.6%N/A0.1 $11.33
4/15/202317,900 shares $202,091.00 -19.0%N/A0.2 $11.29
3/31/202322,100 shares $247,741.00 +100.9%N/A0.2 $11.21
3/15/202311,000 shares $119,900.00 -37.9%N/A0.1 $10.90
2/28/202317,700 shares $205,320.00 +55.3%N/A0.2 $11.60
2/15/202311,400 shares $132,810.00 -33.3%N/A0.2 $11.65
1/31/202317,100 shares $199,728.00 +55.5%N/A0.2 $11.68
1/15/202311,000 shares $124,300.00 +13.4%N/A0.1 $11.30
12/30/20229,700 shares $106,118.00 -60.7%N/A0.1 $10.94
12/15/202224,700 shares $272,194.00 +177.5%N/A0.3 $11.02
11/30/20228,900 shares $103,952.00 -71.2%N/A0.1 $11.68
11/15/202230,900 shares $350,715.00 -25.7%N/A0.4 $11.35
10/31/202241,600 shares $457,184.00 +93.5%N/A0.6 $10.99
10/15/202221,500 shares $227,900.00 No ChangeN/A0.3 $10.60
9/30/202223,000 shares $249,780.00 +142.1%N/A0.3 $10.86
9/15/20229,500 shares $106,400.00 -40.3%N/A0.2 $11.20
8/31/202215,900 shares $181,260.00 -37.7%N/A0.2 $11.40
8/15/202225,500 shares $306,765.00 -41.1%N/A0.3 $12.03
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BGT Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of March 31st, traders have sold 203,900 shares of BGT short. Learn More on BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust?

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. BGT shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust's short interest ratio.

Is BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust's short interest increasing or decreasing?

BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust saw a decline in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 203,900 shares, a decline of 1.4% from the previous total of 206,900 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: TC Energy Co. ($4.49 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.94 billion), General Motors ($3.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.32 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.21 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($3.13 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($3.08 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.28 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.24 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.14 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust stock?

Short selling BGT is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust as its price is falling. BGT shares are trading up $0.01 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 BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust?

A short squeeze for BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust 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 BGT, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust'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 BGT, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2024.



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