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BlackRock Investment Quality Municipal Trust (BKN) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$11.93
+0.03 (+0.25%)
(As of 01:50 PM ET)

BlackRock Investment Quality Municipal Trust Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
131,500 shares
Previous Short Volume
93,900 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+40.04%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$1.63 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
2.7
Last Record Date
March 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
17,620,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
0.75%
Today's Trading Volume
29,423 shares
Average Trading Volume
47,604 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
62%
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BKN Short Interest Over Time

BKN Days to Cover Over Time

BKN Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

BlackRock Investment Quality Municipal Trust Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/2024131,500 shares $1.63 million +40.0%N/A2.7 $12.41
3/15/202493,900 shares $1.17 million -26.5%N/A1.7 $12.44
2/29/2024127,800 shares $1.54 million +96.3%N/A2 $12.03
2/15/202465,100 shares $792,267.00 +6.2%N/A0.9 $12.17
1/31/202461,300 shares $717,823.00 +1.0%N/A0.8 $11.71
1/15/202460,700 shares $719,902.00 -5.3%N/A0.9 $11.86
12/31/202364,100 shares $760,226.00 +462.3%N/A0.9 $11.86
12/15/202311,400 shares $134,976.00 -72.0%N/A0.2 $11.84
11/30/202340,700 shares $456,247.00 +64.8%N/A0.6 $11.21
11/15/202324,700 shares $267,995.00 +62.5%N/A0.4 $10.85
10/31/202315,200 shares $147,744.00 -33.9%N/A0.3 $9.72
10/15/202323,000 shares $233,680.00 +27.1%N/A0.4 $10.16
9/30/202318,100 shares $183,172.00 +82.8%N/A0.4 $10.12
9/15/20239,900 shares $105,039.00 +33.8%N/A0.2 $10.61
8/31/20237,400 shares $81,178.00 -46.8%N/A0.1 $10.97
8/15/202313,900 shares $155,541.00 -49.6%N/A0.3 $11.19
7/31/202327,600 shares $324,300.00 -3.5%N/A0.5 $11.75
7/15/202328,600 shares $332,904.00 +439.6%N/A0.5 $11.64
6/30/20235,300 shares $61,586.00 +32.5%N/A0.1 $11.62
6/15/20234,000 shares $45,400.00 -61.9%N/A0.1 $11.35
5/31/202310,500 shares $118,650.00 +101.9%N/A0.2 $11.30
5/15/20235,200 shares $59,384.00 +48.6%N/A0.1 $11.42
4/30/20233,500 shares $41,125.00 -75.0%N/A0.1 $11.75
4/15/202314,000 shares $166,740.00 -3.5%N/A0.2 $11.91
3/31/202314,500 shares $175,015.00 -4.0%N/A0.2 $12.07
3/15/202315,100 shares $177,500.50 -34.6%N/A0.2 $11.76
2/28/202323,100 shares $274,197.00 -64.8%N/A0.2 $11.87
2/15/202365,600 shares $832,464.00 +424.8%N/A0.7 $12.69
1/31/202312,500 shares $154,250.00 +495.2%N/A0.1 $12.34
1/15/20232,100 shares $25,683.00 +10.5%N/A0 $12.23
12/30/20221,900 shares $22,154.00 +26.7%N/A0 $11.66
12/15/20221,500 shares $18,195.00 -81.3%N/A0 $12.13
11/30/20228,000 shares $102,480.00 +700.0%N/A0.1 $12.81
11/15/20221,000 shares $11,450.00 -92.1%N/A0 $11.45
10/31/202212,600 shares $136,836.00 -74.8%N/A0.2 $10.86
10/15/202250,000 shares $596,250.00 No ChangeN/A1.2 $11.93
9/30/202250,800 shares $636,016.00 -48.9%N/A1.3 $12.52
9/15/202299,400 shares $1.40 million -17.2%N/A2.5 $14.12
8/31/2022120,100 shares $1.82 million +59.1%N/A2.6 $15.14
8/15/202275,500 shares $1.22 million +36.3%N/A1.6 $16.18
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BKN Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is BlackRock Investment Quality Municipal Trust's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of BlackRock Investment Quality Municipal Trust shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of March 31st, investors have sold 131,500 shares of BKN short. Learn More on BlackRock Investment Quality Municipal Trust's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for BlackRock Investment Quality Municipal 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. BKN shares currently have a short interest ratio of 3.0. Learn More on BlackRock Investment Quality Municipal Trust's short interest ratio.

Is BlackRock Investment Quality Municipal Trust's short interest increasing or decreasing?

BlackRock Investment Quality Municipal Trust saw a increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 131,500 shares, an increase of 40.0% from the previous total of 93,900 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.

How does BlackRock Investment Quality Municipal Trust's short interest compare to its competitors?

Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "investment offices, not elsewhere classified" compare to BlackRock Investment Quality Municipal Trust: TCW Strategic Income Fund, Inc. (0.05%), Invesco Trust for Investment Grade New York Municipals (0.37%), BlackRock MuniVest Fund II, Inc. (1.15%), BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund II, Inc. (0.25%), Templeton Dragon Fund, Inc. (0.01%), Nuveen Virginia Quality Municipal Income Fund (0.13%), Sprott Focus Trust, Inc. (0.00%), Oxford Square Capital Corp. (0.21%), Templeton Emerging Markets Fund (0.03%), Invesco Bond Fund (0.02%),

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 Investment Quality Municipal Trust stock?

Short selling BKN is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from BlackRock Investment Quality Municipal Trust as its price is falling. BKN shares are trading up $0.03 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 Investment Quality Municipal Trust?

A short squeeze for BlackRock Investment Quality Municipal 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 BKN, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is BlackRock Investment Quality Municipal 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 BKN, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2024.



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