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Nuveen Credit Strategies Income Fund Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.01 (-0.15 %)
(As of 05/18/2021 04:15 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume757,517 shs
Average Volume752,437 shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.06%

Short Interest

Nuveen Credit Strategies Income Fund (NYSE:JQC) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume448,600 shares
Previous Short Volume198,900 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month+125.54%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$2.96 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.6
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Today's Trading Volume757,517 shares
Average Trading Volume752,437 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average0.68%

Short Interest Over Time

Nuveen Credit Strategies Income Fund (NYSE:JQC) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/2021448,600 shares $2.96 million +125.5%N/A0.6 $6.59
3/31/2021198,900 shares $1.29 million +106.3%N/A0.3 $6.48
3/15/202196,400 shares $614,068.00 +54.5%N/A0.1 $6.37
2/26/202162,400 shares $397,488.00 -3.0%N/A0.1 $6.37
2/12/202164,300 shares $413,449.00 +82.7%N/A0.1 $6.43
1/29/202135,200 shares $225,632.00 -74.4%N/A0 $6.41
1/15/2021137,600 shares $876,512.00 +139.3%N/A0.2 $6.37
12/31/202057,500 shares $361,100.00 -75.7%N/A0.1 $6.28
12/15/2020236,800 shares $1.48 million +39.7%N/A0.4 $6.27
11/30/2020169,500 shares $1.06 million +39.2%N/A0.3 $6.25
11/15/2020121,800 shares $736,890.00 +416.1%N/A0.2 $6.05
10/30/202023,600 shares $136,644.00 -78.1%N/A0 $5.79
10/15/2020107,800 shares $651,112.00 +377.0%N/A0 $6.04
9/30/202022,600 shares $133,566.00 -80.6%N/A0 $5.91
9/15/2020143,100 shares $877,203.00 +23.2%N/A0.3 $6.13
8/31/2020116,200 shares $708,820.00 -57.8%N/A0.2 $6.10
8/14/2020275,500 shares $1.66 million +110.0%N/A0.5 $6.03
7/31/2020131,200 shares $771,456.00 +9.8%N/A0.2 $5.88
7/15/2020119,500 shares $689,515.00 -42.6%N/A0.2 $5.77
6/30/2020208,200 shares $1.22 million -59.4%N/A0.3 $5.85
6/15/2020512,200 shares $3.10 million +143.6%N/A0.7 $6.05
5/29/2020210,300 shares $1.26 million +186.9%N/A0.2 $5.97
5/15/202073,300 shares $409,014.00 -18.8%N/A0.1 $5.58
4/30/202090,300 shares $532,770.00 -45.5%N/A0.1 $5.90
4/15/2020165,700 shares $1.01 million +210.9%N/A0.1 $6.09

Nuveen Credit Strategies Income Fund (NYSE:JQC) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Nuveen Credit Strategies Income Fund's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Nuveen Credit Strategies Income Fund shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of April 15th, investors have sold 448,600 shares of JQC short.

What is a good short interest ratio for Nuveen Credit Strategies 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. Nuveen Credit Strategies Income Fund currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0.

Is Nuveen Credit Strategies Income Fund's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Nuveen Credit Strategies Income Fund saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 448,600 shares, an increase of 125.5% from the previous total of 198,900 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 Nuveen Credit Strategies Income Fund's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Nuveen Credit Strategies 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 Nuveen Credit Strategies 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 Nuveen Credit Strategies Income Fund stock?

Short selling JQC is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Nuveen Credit Strategies Income Fund as its price is falling. Nuveen Credit Strategies Income Fund's stock is trading down $0.01 today. To short Nuveen Credit Strategies 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 Nuveen Credit Strategies 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 Nuveen Credit Strategies Income Fund?

A short squeeze for Nuveen Credit Strategies 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 JQC, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Nuveen Credit Strategies 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 JQC, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 5/18/2021 by Staff
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