DWS Municipal Income Trust Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.03 (+0.26 %)
(As of 04/9/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $11.78
50-Day Range
MA: $11.50
52-Week Range
Now: $11.78
Volume38,986 shs
Average Volume68,500 shs
Market Capitalization$465.32 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield4.34%

Short Interest

DWS Municipal Income Trust (NYSE:KTF) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume4,300 shares
Previous Short Volume24,500 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-82.45%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$49,235.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.1
Last Record DateMarch, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares39,501,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted0.01%
Today's Trading Volume38,986 shares
Average Trading Volume68,500 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-43.09%

Short Interest Over Time

DWS Municipal Income Trust (NYSE:KTF) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/15/20214,300 shares $49,235.00 -82.5%N/A0.1 $11.45
2/26/202124,500 shares $281,995.00 +362.3%N/A0.3 $11.51
2/12/20215,300 shares $60,102.00 -68.6%N/A0.1 $11.34
1/29/202116,900 shares $200,096.00 +5.0%N/A0.2 $11.84
1/15/202116,100 shares $189,014.00 +155.6%N/A0.3 $11.74
12/31/20205,600 shares $64,456.00 -52.5%N/A0.1 $11.51
12/15/20205,600 shares $65,072.00 -52.5%N/A0.1 $11.62
11/30/202011,800 shares $134,874.00 +10.3%N/A0.2 $11.43
11/15/202010,700 shares $121,338.00 -45.1%N/A0.2 $11.34
10/30/202019,500 shares $218,205.00 -3.0%N/A0.3 $11.19
10/15/202020,100 shares $217,080.00 +318.8%N/A0 $10.80
9/30/20204,800 shares $53,520.00 -44.8%N/A0.1 $11.15
9/15/202014,200 shares $156,058.00 +63.2%N/A0.2 $10.99
8/31/20208,700 shares $98,049.00 +6.1%N/A0.1 $11.27
8/14/20208,200 shares $92,332.00 -52.9%N/A0.1 $11.26
7/31/202017,400 shares $198,012.00 -9.8%N/A0.2 $11.38
7/15/202019,300 shares $220,020.00 -1.0%N/A0.2 $11.40
6/30/202019,500 shares $217,620.00 -18.8%N/A0.2 $11.16
6/15/202024,000 shares $258,960.00 +13.2%N/A0.2 $10.79
5/29/202021,200 shares $227,476.00 -36.3%N/A0.2 $10.73
5/15/202033,300 shares $357,975.00 -11.7%N/A0.2 $10.75
4/30/202037,700 shares $399,620.00 +539.0%N/A0.2 $10.60
4/15/20205,900 shares $61,950.00 -46.4%N/A0 $10.50
3/31/202011,000 shares $112,200.00 +3.8%N/A0.1 $10.20
3/13/202010,600 shares $110,982.00 -69.1%0.0%0.1 $10.47

DWS Municipal Income Trust (NYSE:KTF) Short Interest FAQ

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What is DWS Municipal Income Trust's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of DWS Municipal Income Trust shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of March 15th, traders have sold 4,300 shares of KTF short.

Is DWS Municipal Income Trust's short interest increasing or decreasing?

DWS Municipal Income Trust saw a decrease in short interest in March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totaling 4,300 shares, a decrease of 82.4% from the previous total of 24,500 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 DWS Municipal Income Trust's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of DWS Municipal Income Trust'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 DWS Municipal Income Trust: Royce Value Trust Inc. (0.00%), The Gabelli Equity Trust Inc. (0.00%), Tri-Continental Co. (0.00%), Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (0.00%), Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Co. (0.00%), Boulder Growth & Income Fund, Inc. (0.00%), Nuveen Nasdaq 100 Dynamic Overwrite Fund (0.00%), Cornerstone Strategic Value Fund, Inc. (0.00%), Aberdeen Asia-Pacific Income Fund, Inc. (0.00%), and AllianceBernstein Global High Income Fund (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: Aon plc ($5.64 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($5.59 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.47 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($4.95 billion), Baidu, Inc. ($3.51 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.18 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.38 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.28 billion), Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.24 billion), and Bilibili Inc. ($2.06 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short DWS Municipal Income Trust stock?

Short selling KTF is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from DWS Municipal Income Trust as its price is falling. DWS Municipal Income Trust's stock is trading up $0.03 today. To short DWS Municipal Income Trust 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 DWS Municipal Income Trust 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 DWS Municipal Income Trust?

A short squeeze for DWS Municipal Income Trust 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 KTF, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is DWS Municipal Income Trust'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 KTF, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 4/10/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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