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First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$24.24
+0.29 (+1.21 %)
(As of 05/14/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$24.01
$24.28
50-Day Range
$23.70
$24.74
52-Week Range
$19.03
$24.83
Volume76,301 shs
Average Volume122,886 shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.08%
BetaN/A

Short Interest

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (NYSE:FPF) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume128,300 shares
Previous Short Volume144,200 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-11.03%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$3.11 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover1.1
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Today's Trading Volume76,301 shares
Average Trading Volume122,886 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-37.91%

Short Interest Over Time


First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (NYSE:FPF) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/2021128,300 shares $3.11 million -11.0%N/A1.1 $24.26
3/31/2021144,200 shares $3.45 million +16.9%N/A1.1 $23.90
3/15/2021123,400 shares $2.88 million -21.3%N/A0.9 $23.32
2/26/2021156,800 shares $3.61 million +9.5%N/A1.2 $23.00
2/12/2021143,200 shares $3.43 million -8.0%N/A1.1 $23.96
1/29/2021155,600 shares $3.68 million +28.8%N/A1.2 $23.64
1/15/2021120,800 shares $2.76 million -40.3%N/A0.9 $22.88
12/31/2020202,300 shares $4.84 million +27.5%N/A1.6 $23.92
12/15/2020158,700 shares $3.63 million -5.8%N/A1.3 $22.85
11/30/2020168,500 shares $3.83 million -15.6%N/A1.4 $22.73
11/15/2020199,700 shares $4.47 million -22.8%N/A1.7 $22.36
10/30/2020258,700 shares $5.55 million +94.4%N/A2.2 $21.47
10/15/2020133,100 shares $2.89 million +16.5%N/A0 $21.75
9/30/2020114,300 shares $2.46 million -20.2%N/A1 $21.49
9/15/202072,900 shares $1.61 million -49.1%N/A0.6 $22.02
8/31/2020143,200 shares $3.17 million +4.8%N/A1.1 $22.17
8/14/2020136,700 shares $3.00 million -17.1%N/A1 $21.97
7/31/2020164,800 shares $3.61 million -7.2%N/A1.2 $21.90
7/15/2020177,600 shares $3.72 million +27.5%N/A1.2 $20.92
6/30/2020139,300 shares $2.97 million -3.6%N/A0.9 $21.31
6/15/2020144,500 shares $2.98 million -30.3%N/A0.7 $20.59
5/29/2020207,300 shares $4.36 million -2.5%N/A0.8 $21.03
5/15/2020212,600 shares $4.08 million -39.0%N/A0.7 $19.20
4/30/2020348,300 shares $7.35 million +28.9%N/A1.1 $21.09
4/15/2020270,300 shares $5.25 million +74.3%N/A0.9 $19.42

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (NYSE:FPF) Short Interest FAQ

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What is First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of April 15th, traders have sold 128,300 shares of FPF short.

What is a good short interest ratio for First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund?

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. First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0.

Is First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund's short interest increasing or decreasing?

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund saw a drop in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 128,300 shares, a drop of 11.0% from the previous total of 144,200 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 Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "investment trusts/mutual funds" compare to First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund: Aberdeen Global Dynamic Dividend Fund (0.00%), Aberdeen Income Credit Strategies Fund (0.00%), Aberdeen International Inc. (0.00%), Aberdeen Total Dynamic Dividend Fund (0.00%), AllianceBernstein National Municipal Income Fund (0.00%), AllianzGI Convertible & Income 2024 Target Term Fund (0.00%), Apollo Tactical Income Fund Inc. (0.00%), Ares Dynamic Credit Allocation Fund, Inc. (0.00%), BlackRock 2022 Global Income Opportunity Trust (0.00%), and BlackRock Corporate High Yield Fund, Inc. (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: Analog Devices, Inc. ($5.85 billion), Aon plc ($5.61 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.44 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.49 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($3.35 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.53 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.48 billion), Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.39 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.26 billion), and Nuance Communications, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund stock?

Short selling FPF is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund as its price is falling. First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund's stock is trading up $0.29 today. To short First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund 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 Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund 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 Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund?

A short squeeze for First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund 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 FPF, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund'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 FPF, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 15 2021.



This page was last updated on 5/15/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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