BlackRock Health Sciences Term Trust (BMEZ) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

14.77
+0.19 (+1.30%)
(As of 04/23/2024 09:04 PM ET)

BlackRock Health Sciences Term Trust Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
74,100 shares
Previous Short Volume
142,800 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-48.11%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$1.17 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
0.1
Last Record Date
February 15, 2024
Today's Trading Volume
173,500 shares
Average Trading Volume
329,938 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
53%
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BMEZ Short Interest Over Time

BMEZ Days to Cover Over Time

BMEZ Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

BlackRock Health Sciences Term Trust Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/15/202474,100 shares $1.17 million -48.1%N/A0.1 $15.82
1/31/2024142,800 shares $2.20 million +1,452.2%N/A0.3 $15.41
1/15/20249,200 shares $139,196.00 -6.1%N/A0 $15.13
12/31/20239,800 shares $143,570.00 -79.3%N/A0 $14.65
12/15/202347,400 shares $688,722.00 +54.9%N/A0.1 $14.53
11/30/202330,600 shares $425,646.00 -59.3%N/A0.1 $13.91
11/15/202375,200 shares $1.02 million -68.4%N/A0.2 $13.59
10/31/2023237,600 shares $3.11 million +260.0%N/A0.5 $13.09
10/15/202366,000 shares $928,620.00 -86.2%N/A0.2 $14.07
9/30/2023479,200 shares $6.91 million +1,518.9%N/A1.3 $14.41
9/15/202329,600 shares $422,392.00 +311.1%N/A0.1 $14.27
8/31/20237,200 shares $111,240.00 -96.7%N/A0 $15.45
8/15/2023218,200 shares $3.47 million +289.0%N/A0.9 $15.89
7/31/202356,100 shares $916,674.00 +203.2%N/A0.3 $16.34
7/15/202318,500 shares $300,070.00 -81.4%N/A0.1 $16.22
6/30/202399,300 shares $1.63 million +375.1%N/A0.5 $16.42
6/15/202320,900 shares $338,789.00 -88.3%N/A0.1 $16.21
5/31/2023178,600 shares $2.81 million +60.3%N/A0.6 $15.75
5/15/2023111,400 shares $1.81 million -41.7%N/A0.4 $16.23
4/30/2023191,100 shares $3.11 million -60.3%N/A0.6 $16.25
4/15/2023480,700 shares $7.99 million +119.4%N/A1.4 $16.62
3/31/2023219,100 shares $3.66 million +67.5%N/A0.6 $16.71
3/15/2023130,800 shares $2.02 million +890.9%N/A0.3 $15.41
2/28/202313,200 shares $210,012.00 +11.9%N/A0 $15.91
2/15/202311,800 shares $193,284.00 -82.7%N/A0 $16.38
1/31/202368,000 shares $1.13 million +13.3%N/A0.1 $16.59
1/15/202360,000 shares $975,600.00 +131.7%N/A0.1 $16.26
12/30/202225,900 shares $399,637.00 +56.0%N/A0 $15.43
12/15/202216,600 shares $260,288.00 -60.4%N/A0 $15.68
11/30/202241,900 shares $682,970.00 +139.4%N/A0.1 $16.30
11/15/202217,500 shares $271,425.00 -36.4%N/A0 $15.51
10/31/202227,500 shares $429,000.00 -65.7%N/A0.1 $15.60
10/15/202280,200 shares $1.19 million No ChangeN/A0.2 $14.81
9/30/202234,300 shares $512,099.00 +220.6%N/A0.1 $14.93
9/15/202210,700 shares $172,912.00 -24.7%N/A0 $16.16
8/31/202214,200 shares $231,602.00 +39.2%N/A0 $16.31
8/15/202210,200 shares $180,438.00 -48.0%N/A0 $17.69
7/31/202219,600 shares $333,004.00 +53.1%N/A0 $16.99
7/15/202212,800 shares $209,664.00 -27.7%N/A0 $16.38
6/30/202217,700 shares $290,811.00 -91.5%N/A0 $16.43
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BMEZ Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is BlackRock Health Sciences Term Trust's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of BlackRock Health Sciences Term Trust shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 15th, investors have sold 74,100 shares of BMEZ short. Learn More on BlackRock Health Sciences Term Trust's current short interest.

Is BlackRock Health Sciences Term Trust's short interest increasing or decreasing?

BlackRock Health Sciences Term Trust saw a drop in short interest in February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 74,100 shares, a drop of 48.1% from the previous total of 142,800 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: 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 BlackRock Health Sciences Term Trust stock?

Short selling BMEZ is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from BlackRock Health Sciences Term Trust as its price is falling. BMEZ shares are trading up $0.19 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 Health Sciences Term Trust?

A short squeeze for BlackRock Health Sciences Term 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 BMEZ, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is BlackRock Health Sciences Term 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 BMEZ, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 15 2024.



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This page (NYSE:BMEZ) was last updated on 4/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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