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First Trust Senior Floating Rate Income Fund II (FCT) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$10.39
-0.01 (-0.10%)
(As of 05/24/2024 ET)

First Trust Senior Floating Rate Income Fund II Short Interest Data

Current Short Interest
38,900 shares
Previous Short Interest
22,300 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+74.44%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$401,837.00
Short Interest Ratio
0.4 Days to Cover
Last Record Date
April 30, 2024
Today's Trading Volume
148,381 shares
Average Trading Volume
106,216 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
140%
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FCT Short Interest Over Time

FCT Days to Cover Over Time

FCT Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

First Trust Senior Floating Rate Income Fund II Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/30/202438,900 shares $401,837.00 +74.4%N/A0.4 $10.33
4/15/202422,300 shares $224,784.00 -56.0%N/A0.2 $10.08
3/31/202450,700 shares $524,745.00 +302.4%N/A0.5 $10.35
3/15/202412,600 shares $127,638.00 -44.3%N/A0.1 $10.13
2/29/202422,600 shares $231,198.00 +98.3%N/A0.2 $10.23
2/15/202411,400 shares $115,368.00 +1.8%N/A0.1 $10.12
1/31/202411,200 shares $112,336.00 -10.4%N/A0.1 $10.03
1/15/202412,500 shares $122,750.00 -9.4%N/A0.1 $9.82
12/31/202313,800 shares $139,242.00 +32.7%N/A0.2 $10.09
12/15/202310,400 shares $103,792.00 +60.0%N/A0.1 $9.98
11/30/20236,500 shares $63,570.00 -54.9%N/A0.1 $9.78
11/15/202314,400 shares $143,856.00 -16.3%N/A0.2 $9.99
10/31/202317,200 shares $167,012.00 -3.4%N/A0.3 $9.71
10/15/202317,800 shares $176,576.00 -36.0%N/A0.3 $9.92
9/30/202327,800 shares $278,000.00 +135.6%N/A0.5 $10.00
9/15/202311,800 shares $119,652.00 -77.1%N/A0.2 $10.14
8/31/202351,600 shares $526,320.00 +189.9%N/A0.9 $10.20
8/15/202317,800 shares $178,178.00 -65.1%N/A0.3 $10.01
7/31/202351,000 shares $514,080.00 +537.5%N/A0.9 $10.08
7/15/20238,000 shares $79,120.00 -82.1%N/A0.1 $9.89
6/30/202344,600 shares $441,540.00 +167.1%N/A0.7 $9.90
6/15/202316,700 shares $161,489.00 -26.1%N/A0.3 $9.67
5/31/202322,600 shares $216,056.00 +47.7%N/A0.3 $9.56
5/15/202315,300 shares $147,186.00 -64.7%N/A0.2 $9.62
4/30/202343,300 shares $427,371.00 +50.4%N/A0.4 $9.87
4/15/202328,800 shares $281,664.00 -78.4%N/A0.2 $9.78
3/31/2023133,600 shares $1.33 million +521.4%N/A1 $9.95
3/15/202321,500 shares $201,455.00 -16.0%N/A0.2 $9.37
2/28/202325,600 shares $257,024.00 +115.1%N/A0.2 $10.04
2/15/202311,900 shares $119,833.00 -39.0%N/A0.1 $10.07
1/31/202319,500 shares $195,585.00 +219.7%N/A0.2 $10.03
1/15/20236,100 shares $60,268.00 -6.2%N/A0.1 $9.88
12/30/20226,500 shares $61,945.00 -13.3%N/A0.1 $9.53
12/15/20227,500 shares $73,200.00 -16.7%N/A0.1 $9.76
11/30/20229,000 shares $91,620.00 -30.2%N/A0.1 $10.18
11/15/202212,900 shares $128,742.00 -25.0%N/A0.1 $9.98
10/31/202217,200 shares $169,076.00 -63.5%N/A0.2 $9.83
10/15/202247,100 shares $448,863.00 No ChangeN/A0.5 $9.53
9/30/2022258,000 shares $2.58 million +1,183.6%N/A2.1 $9.99
9/15/202220,100 shares $202,407.00 -12.6%N/A0.2 $10.07
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8/31/202223,000 shares $238,740.00 -87.9%N/A0.2 $10.38
8/15/2022190,100 shares $2.05 million +2,060.2%N/A1.6 $10.81
7/31/20228,800 shares $91,520.00 +15.8%N/A0.1 $10.40
7/15/20227,600 shares $74,936.00 -75.3%N/A0.1 $9.86
6/30/202230,800 shares $307,692.00 -60.3%N/A0.3 $9.99
6/15/202277,600 shares $821,008.00 -23.6%N/A0.6 $10.58
5/31/2022101,600 shares $1.11 million -48.3%N/A0.8 $10.90
5/15/2022196,500 shares $2.18 million -51.6%N/A1.5 $11.10
4/30/2022405,900 shares $5.16 million +6.4%N/A3.2 $12.71
4/15/2022381,400 shares $4.87 million -22.7%N/A2.8 $12.77
3/31/2022493,200 shares $6.20 million +14.6%N/A3.5 $12.57
3/15/2022430,400 shares $5.04 million +17.1%N/A3 $11.70
2/28/2022367,600 shares $4.47 million +92.2%N/A2.7 $12.17
2/15/2022191,300 shares $2.33 million +181.3%N/A1.4 $12.19
1/31/202268,000 shares $822,800.00 -13.5%N/A0.5 $12.10
1/15/202278,600 shares $958,134.00 +745.2%N/A0.7 $12.19
12/31/20219,300 shares $112,158.00 -4.1%N/A0.1 $12.06
12/15/20219,700 shares $114,072.00 -78.1%N/A0.1 $11.76
11/30/202144,200 shares $532,168.00 +32.7%N/A0.4 $12.04
11/15/202133,300 shares $403,263.00 -47.0%N/A0.3 $12.11
10/29/202162,800 shares $765,532.00 +86.4%N/A0.6 $12.19
10/15/202133,700 shares $406,422.00 -34.4%N/A0.3 $12.06
9/30/202151,400 shares $629,136.00 -22.1%N/A0.5 $12.24
9/15/202166,000 shares $836,220.00 -8.7%N/A0.6 $12.67
8/31/202172,300 shares $914,595.00 +200.0%N/A0.6 $12.65
8/13/202124,100 shares $294,743.00 -75.2%N/A0.2 $12.23
7/30/202197,100 shares $1.20 million +10.8%N/A0.7 $12.39
7/15/202187,600 shares $1.10 million -51.2%N/A0.6 $12.56
6/30/2021179,400 shares $2.28 million +298.7%N/A1.2 $12.70
6/15/202145,000 shares $562,500.00 -64.3%N/A0.3 $12.50
5/28/2021126,200 shares $1.59 million +129.9%N/A0.8 $12.60
5/14/202154,900 shares $678,015.00 -9.6%N/A0.3 $12.35
4/30/202160,700 shares $747,217.00 -21.5%N/A0.3 $12.31
4/15/202177,300 shares $953,882.00 +46.1%N/A0.4 $12.34
3/31/202152,900 shares $652,786.00 +43.8%N/A0.3 $12.34
3/15/202136,800 shares $443,440.00 -46.6%N/A0.2 $12.05
2/26/202168,900 shares $833,690.00 +222.0%N/A0.5 $12.10
2/12/202121,400 shares $255,088.00 -29.6%N/A0.2 $11.92
1/29/202130,400 shares $357,504.00 -39.2%N/A0.3 $11.76
1/15/202150,000 shares $585,000.00 +13.1%N/A0.4 $11.70
12/31/202044,200 shares $510,510.00 -23.9%N/A0.4 $11.55
12/15/202058,100 shares $672,798.00 -9.6%N/A0.6 $11.58
11/30/202064,300 shares $736,235.00 +174.8%N/A0.7 $11.45
11/15/202023,400 shares $257,868.00 +146.3%N/A0.3 $11.02
10/30/20209,500 shares $100,890.00 -9.5%N/A0.1 $10.62
10/15/202010,500 shares $114,765.00 -70.0%N/A0 $10.93
9/30/202035,000 shares $383,950.00 +76.8%N/A0.4 $10.97
9/15/202025,000 shares $278,750.00 +26.3%N/A0.3 $11.15
8/31/202019,800 shares $221,958.00 +26.9%N/A0.2 $11.21
8/14/202015,600 shares $171,912.00 -81.7%N/A0.1 $11.02
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7/31/202085,000 shares $923,950.00 -14.7%N/A0.8 $10.87
7/15/202099,600 shares $1.06 million -20.7%N/A0.9 $10.68
6/30/2020125,600 shares $1.35 million -34.7%N/A0.9 $10.78
6/15/2020192,400 shares $2.12 million -25.5%N/A1.3 $11.04
5/29/2020258,100 shares $2.85 million +64.1%N/A1.5 $11.06
5/15/2020157,300 shares $1.62 million +251.1%N/A0.9 $10.30
4/30/202044,800 shares $469,952.00 +124.0%N/A0.3 $10.49
4/15/202020,000 shares $207,800.00 +233.3%N/A0.1 $10.39
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
1/31/202014,800 shares $182,632.00 +11.3%N/A0.2 $12.34
1/15/202013,300 shares $166,649.00 -26.5%N/A0.2 $12.53
12/31/201918,100 shares $231,318.00 +37.1%N/A0.2 $12.78

FCT Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

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 covered or closed out. As of April 30th, investors have sold 38,900 shares of FCT short. Learn More on First Trust Senior Floating Rate Income Fund II's current short interest.

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 increase in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 38,900 shares, an increase of 74.4% from the previous total of 22,300 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: T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.98 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.35 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.06 billion), General Motors ($2.88 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.32 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.27 billion), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.22 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($2.18 billion), Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ($1.95 billion), and Chesapeake Energy Co. ($1.52 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. FCT shares are trading down $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 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 April, 30 2024.



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