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iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$137.70
-0.04 (-0.03 %)
(As of 11/24/2020 09:34 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$137.70
Now: $137.70
$137.78
50-Day Range
$133.73
MA: $135.33
$137.69
52-Week Range
$104.95
Now: $137.70
$139.38
Volume8,242 shs
Average Volume14.48 million shs
Market Capitalization$58.14 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.76%
Beta0.19

Short Interest

iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (NYSE:LQD) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:28,480,000 shares
Previous Short Volume:26,620,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+6.99%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$3.87 billion
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:2.0
Last Record Date:October, 30 2020
Outstanding Shares:422,200,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:0.00%
Today's Trading Volume:8,242 shares
Average Trading Volume:14,478,682 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-99.94%



iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (NYSE:LQD) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
10/30/202028,480,000 $3.87 billion 7.0%0.0%2.3$135.76
10/15/202026,620,000 $3.61 billion -5.7%0.0%0$135.45
9/30/202028,240,000 $3.83 billion 1.7%0.0%2.5$135.58
9/15/202025,020,000 $3.36 billion -9.9%0.0%2.2$134.22

iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (NYSE:LQD) Short Interest FAQ

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What is iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of October 30th, traders have sold 28,480,000 shares of LQD short. 0.00% of iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF?

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. iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

Is iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF's short interest increasing or decreasing?

iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF saw a increase in short interest in the month of October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 28,480,000 shares, an increase of 7.0% from the previous total of 26,620,000 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 iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF'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 iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF: iShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF (0.00%), iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (0.00%), iShares Russell 2000 ETF (0.00%), iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (0.00%), SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF Trust (0.00%), Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund (0.00%), SPDR Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Bond ETF (0.00%), iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (0.00%), SPDR Nuveen Bloomberg Barclays Short Term Municipal Bond ETF (0.00%), and SPDR Nuveen Bloomberg Barclays Municipal Bond ETF (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. ($4.66 billion), Aon Plc ($3.83 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($3.33 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.13 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.05 billion), The Clorox Company ($2.85 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($2.80 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.26 billion), Simon Property Group, Inc. ($2.02 billion), and International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. ($1.96 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF stock?

Short selling LQD is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF as its price is falling. iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF's stock is trading down $0.04 today. To short iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF 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 iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF 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 iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF?

A short squeeze for iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF occurs when it has a large amount of short interest and its stock appreciates in price. This forces short sellers to cover their short interest positions by buying actual shares of LQD, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF'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 LQD, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is October, 30 2020.


This page was last updated on 11/24/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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