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NYSE:MFT

BlackRock MuniYield Investment Quality Fund Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$14.34
+0.10 (+0.70 %)
(As of 03/2/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$14.25
Now: $14.35
$14.35
50-Day Range
$14.25
MA: $14.56
$14.94
52-Week Range
$9.60
Now: $14.35
$15.25
Volume1,702 shs
Average Volume15,578 shs
Market Capitalization$121.63 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield4.77%
BetaN/A

Short Interest

BlackRock MuniYield Investment Quality Fund (NYSE:MFT) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume41,800 shares
Previous Short Volume39,400 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+6.09%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$595,650.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover2.3
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares8,479,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted0.49%
Today's Trading Volume1,702 shares
Average Trading Volume15,578 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-89.07%

Short Interest Over Time


BlackRock MuniYield Investment Quality Fund (NYSE:MFT) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/202141,800 shares $595,650.00 +6.1%N/A2.3 $14.25
1/29/202139,400 shares $585,090.00 -0.3%N/A2.3 $14.85
1/15/202139,500 shares $571,565.00 +39.1%N/A2.2 $14.47
12/31/202050,400 shares $727,272.00 +36.2%N/A3.1 $14.43
12/15/202050,400 shares $728,784.00 +36.2%N/A3.1 $14.46
11/30/202037,000 shares $527,250.00 +4.5%N/A2.4 $14.25
11/15/202035,400 shares $499,848.00 +11.3%N/A2.6 $14.12
10/30/202031,800 shares $436,296.00 +132.1%N/A2.4 $13.72
10/15/202013,700 shares $184,402.00 +117.5%N/A0 $13.46
9/30/20206,300 shares $86,751.00 +250.0%N/A0.5 $13.77
9/15/20201,700 shares $22,644.00 -5.6%N/A0.1 $13.32
8/31/20201,800 shares $24,858.00 -30.8%N/A0.1 $13.81
8/14/20202,600 shares $35,776.00 -58.7%N/A0.1 $13.76
7/31/20206,300 shares $88,452.00 +37.0%N/A0.3 $14.04
7/15/20204,600 shares $64,262.00 +15.0%N/A0.2 $13.97
6/30/20204,000 shares $54,880.00 +2.6%N/A0.2 $13.72
6/15/20203,900 shares $50,466.00 -39.1%N/A0.2 $12.94
5/29/20206,400 shares $83,776.00 +3.2%N/A0.3 $13.09
5/15/20206,200 shares $76,632.00 +1.6%N/A0.2 $12.36
4/30/20206,100 shares $74,176.00 -34.4%N/A0.2 $12.16
4/15/20209,300 shares $112,716.00 -50.5%N/A0.3 $12.12
3/31/202018,800 shares $223,344.00 -39.6%N/A0.7 $11.88
3/13/202031,100 shares $397,147.00 -19.4%0.4%1.1 $12.77
2/28/202038,600 shares $423,056.00 +37.9%N/A1.4 $10.96
2/14/202028,000 shares $405,440.00 +16.7%N/A1 $14.48

BlackRock MuniYield Investment Quality Fund (NYSE:MFT) Short Interest FAQ

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What is BlackRock MuniYield Investment Quality Fund's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of BlackRock MuniYield Investment Quality Fund shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of February 12th, traders have sold 41,800 shares of MFT short.

What is a good short interest ratio for BlackRock MuniYield Investment Quality 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. BlackRock MuniYield Investment Quality Fund currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

Is BlackRock MuniYield Investment Quality Fund's short interest increasing or decreasing?

BlackRock MuniYield Investment Quality Fund saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 41,800 shares, an increase of 6.1% from the previous total of 39,400 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 BlackRock MuniYield Investment Quality Fund's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of BlackRock MuniYield Investment Quality 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 BlackRock MuniYield Investment Quality Fund: BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund, Inc. (0.00%), Tekla Life Sciences Investors (0.00%), Putnam Municipal Opportunities Trust (0.00%), DWS Municipal Income Trust (0.00%), BlackRock MuniHoldings New Jersey Quality Fund, Inc. (0.00%), MFS Intermediate Income Trust (0.00%), BlackRock MuniHoldings New York Quality Fund, Inc. (0.00%), BlackRock MuniYield Michigan Quality Fund, Inc. (0.00%), Virtus Total Return Fund Inc. (0.00%), and Putnam Managed Municipal Income 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: ViacomCBS Inc. ($6.50 billion), Aon Plc ($5.58 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.30 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.97 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.80 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.84 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.40 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.35 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.07 billion), and The Kroger Co. ($2.00 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short BlackRock MuniYield Investment Quality Fund stock?

Short selling MFT is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from BlackRock MuniYield Investment Quality Fund as its price is falling. BlackRock MuniYield Investment Quality Fund's stock is trading up $0.10 today. To short BlackRock MuniYield Investment Quality 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 BlackRock MuniYield Investment Quality 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 BlackRock MuniYield Investment Quality Fund?

A short squeeze for BlackRock MuniYield Investment Quality 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 MFT, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is BlackRock MuniYield Investment Quality 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 MFT, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.



This page was last updated on 3/3/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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