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NYSE:FCT

First Trust Senior Floating Rate Income Fund II Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$11.86
-0.27 (-2.23 %)
(As of 03/4/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$11.83
Now: $11.86
$12.14
50-Day Range
$11.59
MA: $11.86
$12.23
52-Week Range
$6.80
Now: $11.86
$12.29
Volume158,538 shs
Average Volume162,332 shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.06%
BetaN/A

Short Interest

First Trust Senior Floating Rate Income Fund II (NYSE:FCT) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume21,400 shares
Previous Short Volume30,400 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-29.61%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$261,508.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.2
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Today's Trading Volume158,538 shares
Average Trading Volume162,332 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-2.34%

Short Interest Over Time


First Trust Senior Floating Rate Income Fund II (NYSE:FCT) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/202121,400 shares $261,508.00 -29.6%N/A0.2 $12.22
1/29/202130,400 shares $362,976.00 -39.2%N/A0.3 $11.94
1/15/202150,000 shares $588,000.00 +13.1%N/A0.4 $11.76
12/31/202058,100 shares $671,636.00 -9.6%N/A0.6 $11.56
12/15/202058,100 shares $666,988.00 -9.6%N/A0.6 $11.48
11/30/202064,300 shares $749,738.00 +174.8%N/A0.7 $11.66
11/15/202023,400 shares $270,270.00 +146.3%N/A0.3 $11.55
10/30/20209,500 shares $104,690.00 -9.5%N/A0.1 $11.02
10/15/202010,500 shares $113,295.00 -70.0%N/A0 $10.79
9/30/202035,000 shares $382,900.00 +76.8%N/A0.4 $10.94
9/15/202025,000 shares $275,750.00 +26.3%N/A0.3 $11.03
8/31/202019,800 shares $221,166.00 +26.9%N/A0.2 $11.17
8/14/202015,600 shares $173,940.00 -81.7%N/A0.1 $11.15
7/31/202085,000 shares $940,950.00 -14.7%N/A0.8 $11.07
7/15/202099,600 shares $1.08 million -20.7%N/A0.9 $10.87
6/30/2020125,600 shares $1.36 million -34.7%N/A0.9 $10.84
6/15/2020192,400 shares $2.08 million -25.5%N/A1.3 $10.79
5/29/2020258,100 shares $2.83 million +64.1%N/A1.5 $10.97
5/15/2020157,300 shares $1.75 million +251.1%N/A0.9 $11.12
4/30/202044,800 shares $489,664.00 +124.0%N/A0.3 $10.93
4/15/202020,000 shares $207,400.00 +233.3%N/A0.1 $10.37
3/31/20206,000 shares $61,620.00 -25.0%N/A0 $10.27
3/13/20208,000 shares $85,120.00 -14.0%0.0%0.1 $10.64
2/28/20209,300 shares $70,494.00 -68.8%N/A0.1 $7.58
2/14/202029,800 shares $329,886.00 +101.4%N/A0.4 $11.07

First Trust Senior Floating Rate Income Fund II (NYSE:FCT) Short Interest FAQ

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What is First Trust Senior Floating Rate Income Fund II's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of First Trust Senior Floating Rate Income Fund II shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 12th, traders have sold 21,400 shares of FCT short.

Is First Trust Senior Floating Rate Income Fund II's short interest increasing or decreasing?

First Trust Senior Floating Rate Income Fund II saw a decrease in short interest in the month of February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 21,400 shares, a decrease of 29.6% from the previous total of 30,400 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 First Trust Senior Floating Rate Income Fund II's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of First Trust Senior Floating Rate Income Fund II's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "asset management" compare to First Trust Senior Floating Rate Income Fund II: 3i Group plc (0.00%), 3i Group plc (0.00%), Aberdeen Australia Equity Fund, Inc. (0.00%), Aberdeen Global Premier Properties Fund (0.00%), Advent Convertible and Income Fund (0.00%), AllianzGI Diversified Income & Convertible Fund (0.00%), AllianzGI Equity & Convertible Income Fund (0.00%), Amundi SA (0.00%), Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund Inc. (0.00%), and Azimut Holding S.p.A. (0.00%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: ViacomCBS Inc. ($6.50 billion), Aon Plc ($5.58 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.30 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.97 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.80 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.84 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.40 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.35 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.07 billion), and The Kroger Co. ($2.00 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short First Trust Senior Floating Rate Income Fund II stock?

Short selling FCT is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from First Trust Senior Floating Rate Income Fund II as its price is falling. First Trust Senior Floating Rate Income Fund II's stock is trading down $0.27 today. To short First Trust Senior Floating Rate Income Fund II 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 First Trust Senior Floating Rate Income Fund II 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 First Trust Senior Floating Rate Income Fund II?

A short squeeze for First Trust Senior Floating Rate Income Fund II 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 FCT, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is First Trust Senior Floating Rate Income Fund II'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 FCT, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.



This page was last updated on 3/4/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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