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NYSE:JOF

Japan Smaller Capitalization Fund Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$8.47
+0.13 (+1.56 %)
(As of 10/20/2020 10:02 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$8.42
Now: $8.47
$8.47
50-Day Range N/A
52-Week Range
$5.00
Now: $8.47
$9.58
Volume400 shs
Average Volume46,725 shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.25%
Beta0.6

Short Interest

Japan Smaller Capitalization Fund (NYSE:JOF) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:34,300 shares
Previous Short Volume:100 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+34,200.00%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$292,236.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:1.0
Last Record Date:September, 30 2020
Short Percent of Float:0.00%
Today's Trading Volume:400 shares
Average Trading Volume:46,725 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-99.14%



Japan Smaller Capitalization Fund (NYSE:JOF) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
9/30/202034,300 $292,236.00 34,200.0%0.0%1$8.52
9/15/202021,300 $184,458.00 21,200.0%0.0%0.6$8.66

Japan Smaller Capitalization Fund (NYSE:JOF) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Japan Smaller Capitalization Fund's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Japan Smaller Capitalization Fund shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of September 30th, traders have sold 34,300 shares of JOF short. 0.00% of Japan Smaller Capitalization Fund's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for Japan Smaller Capitalization 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. Japan Smaller Capitalization Fund currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0.

Is Japan Smaller Capitalization Fund's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Japan Smaller Capitalization Fund saw a increase in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totaling 34,300 shares, an increase of 34,200.0% from the previous total of 100 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 Japan Smaller Capitalization Fund's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Japan Smaller Capitalization Fund's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "investment offices, not elsewhere classified" compare to Japan Smaller Capitalization Fund: AllianceBernstein Global Hgh Incm Fd Inc (0.00%), ASA Gold and Precious Metals Ltd (0.00%), BlackRock MuniHoldings California Quality Fund, Inc. (0.00%), BlackRock MuniHoldings New Jersey Ins Fn (0.00%), BlackRock MuniHoldings New York Quality Fund, Inc. (0.00%), BlackRock MuniYield New Jersey Fund, Inc (0.00%), Duff & Phelps Utility & Corp Bond Trust (0.00%), DWS Municipal Income Trust (0.00%), DWS Strategic Municipal Income Trust (0.00%), and Herzfeld Caribbean Basin 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: Charter Communications Inc ($5.12 billion), Aon PLC ($3.76 billion), Clorox Co ($3.07 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.89 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($2.49 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.37 billion), Datadog ($2.29 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($2.22 billion), Kroger Co ($2.20 billion), and Simon Property Group Inc ($1.88 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Japan Smaller Capitalization Fund stock?

Short selling JOF is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Japan Smaller Capitalization Fund as its price is falling. Japan Smaller Capitalization Fund's stock is trading up $0.13 today. To short Japan Smaller Capitalization 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 Japan Smaller Capitalization 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 Japan Smaller Capitalization Fund?

A short squeeze for Japan Smaller Capitalization 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 JOF, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Japan Smaller Capitalization 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 JOF, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is September, 30 2020.


This page was last updated on 10/20/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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