NYSE:MFD

Macquarie/First Trust Global Infrastructure/Utilities Dividend & Income Fund Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$9.49
+0.09 (+0.96 %)
(As of 04/9/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$9.40
Now: $9.49
$9.49
50-Day Range
$8.75
MA: $9.16
$9.51
52-Week Range
$7.31
Now: $9.49
$9.51
Volume20,923 shs
Average Volume34,324 shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.11%
BetaN/A

Short Interest

Macquarie/First Trust Global Infrastructure/Utilities Dividend & Income Fund (NYSE:MFD) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume34,500 shares
Previous Short Volume18,300 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+88.52%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$314,640.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover1.0
Last Record DateMarch, 15 2021
Today's Trading Volume20,923 shares
Average Trading Volume34,324 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-39.04%

Short Interest Over Time


Macquarie/First Trust Global Infrastructure/Utilities Dividend & Income Fund (NYSE:MFD) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/15/202134,500 shares $314,640.00 +88.5%N/A1 $9.12
2/26/202118,300 shares $168,726.00 -13.7%N/A0.5 $9.22
2/12/202121,200 shares $187,832.00 +14.6%N/A0.5 $8.86
1/29/202118,500 shares $167,610.00 +156.9%N/A0.4 $9.06
1/15/20217,200 shares $62,856.00 +350.0%N/A0.2 $8.73
12/31/20203,900 shares $34,476.00 +77.3%N/A0.1 $8.84
12/15/20203,900 shares $33,540.00 +77.3%N/A0.1 $8.60
11/30/20202,200 shares $18,700.00 -67.7%N/A0.1 $8.50
11/15/20206,800 shares $55,760.00 +195.7%N/A0.2 $8.20
10/30/20202,300 shares $18,768.00 +155.6%N/A0.1 $8.16
10/15/2020900 shares $6,822.00 -87.3%N/A0 $7.58
9/30/20207,100 shares $55,309.00 +184.0%N/A0.2 $7.79
9/15/20207,600 shares $57,684.00 +204.0%N/A0.2 $7.59
8/31/20202,500 shares $19,475.00 -74.8%N/A0.1 $7.79
8/14/20209,900 shares $79,299.00 -27.2%N/A0.3 $8.01
7/31/202013,600 shares $114,104.00 +946.2%N/A0.4 $8.39
7/15/20201,300 shares $10,621.00 +85.7%N/A0 $8.17
6/30/2020700 shares $5,551.00 -74.1%N/A0 $7.93
6/15/20202,700 shares $21,627.00 +200.0%N/A0.1 $8.01
5/29/2020900 shares $7,164.00 -30.8%N/A0 $7.96
5/15/20201,300 shares $10,309.00 -84.9%N/A0 $7.93
4/30/20208,600 shares $67,682.00 -25.2%N/A0.2 $7.87
4/15/202011,500 shares $93,265.00 +6.5%N/A0.2 $8.11
3/31/202010,800 shares $83,484.00 -36.1%N/A0.2 $7.73
3/13/202016,900 shares $133,172.00 +213.0%0.3%0.3 $7.88

Macquarie/First Trust Global Infrastructure/Utilities Dividend & Income Fund (NYSE:MFD) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Macquarie/First Trust Global Infrastructure/Utilities Dividend & Income Fund's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Macquarie/First Trust Global Infrastructure/Utilities Dividend & Income Fund shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of March 15th, traders have sold 34,500 shares of MFD short.

What is a good short interest ratio for Macquarie/First Trust Global Infrastructure/Utilities Dividend & 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. Macquarie/First Trust Global Infrastructure/Utilities Dividend & Income Fund currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0.

Is Macquarie/First Trust Global Infrastructure/Utilities Dividend & Income Fund's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Macquarie/First Trust Global Infrastructure/Utilities Dividend & Income Fund saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totaling 34,500 shares, an increase of 88.5% from the previous total of 18,300 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 Macquarie/First Trust Global Infrastructure/Utilities Dividend & Income Fund's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Macquarie/First Trust Global Infrastructure/Utilities Dividend & Income Fund's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the sector of "finance" compare to Macquarie/First Trust Global Infrastructure/Utilities Dividend & Income Fund: Aegon N.V. PERP CAP FLTG RT (0.00%), AGF Management Limited (0.00%), Alimco Financial Co. (0.00%), American Hotel Income Properties REIT LP (0.00%), Ameritrans Capital Corp. (0.00%), Ashtead Group plc (0.00%), Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena S.p.A. (0.00%), Beazley plc (0.00%), Beverly Hills Bancorp Inc. (0.00%), and BlackRock Health Sciences Trust (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 Macquarie/First Trust Global Infrastructure/Utilities Dividend & Income Fund stock?

Short selling MFD is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Macquarie/First Trust Global Infrastructure/Utilities Dividend & Income Fund as its price is falling. Macquarie/First Trust Global Infrastructure/Utilities Dividend & Income Fund's stock is trading up $0.09 today. To short Macquarie/First Trust Global Infrastructure/Utilities Dividend & 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 Macquarie/First Trust Global Infrastructure/Utilities Dividend & 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 Macquarie/First Trust Global Infrastructure/Utilities Dividend & Income Fund?

A short squeeze for Macquarie/First Trust Global Infrastructure/Utilities Dividend & Income Fund 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 MFD, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Macquarie/First Trust Global Infrastructure/Utilities Dividend & 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 MFD, 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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