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DOW   31,928.62
QQQ   287.24
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DOW   31,928.62
QQQ   287.24
NYSE:MGF

MFS Government Markets Income Trust Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$3.57
-0.02 (-0.56%)
(As of 05/24/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$3.56
$3.59
50-Day Range
$3.56
$3.83
52-Week Range
$3.54
$4.45
Volume
95,715 shs
Average Volume
119,766 shs
Market Capitalization
$116.33 million
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
8.64%
Beta
0.09

MFS Government Markets Income Trust (NYSE:MGF) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
5,500 shares
Previous Short Volume
30,300 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-81.85%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$19.69 thousand
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
0.0
Last Record Date
April, 30 2022
Outstanding Shares
32,586,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
0.02%
Today's Trading Volume
95,715 shares
Average Trading Volume
119,766 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
-20.08%
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Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time


MFS Government Markets Income Trust (NYSE:MGF) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/30/20225,500 shares $19.69 thousand -81.9%N/A0 $3.58
4/15/202230,300 shares $111.20 thousand +191.4%N/A0.2 $3.67
3/31/202210,400 shares $39.31 thousand +38.7%N/A0.1 $3.78
3/15/20227,500 shares $28.28 thousand -80.7%N/A0 $3.77
2/28/202238,900 shares $151.71 thousand -36.4%N/A0.2 $3.90
2/15/202261,200 shares $236.84 thousand -48.5%N/A0.4 $3.87
1/31/2022118,800 shares $488.27 thousand +115.6%N/A0.9 $4.11
1/15/202255,100 shares $228.67 thousand -13.0%N/A0.4 $4.15
12/31/202163,300 shares $269.03 thousand +2.9%N/A0.5 $4.25
12/15/202161,500 shares $259.53 thousand +8.5%N/A0.7 $4.22
11/30/202156,700 shares $242.11 thousand -5.5%N/A0.6 $4.27
11/15/202160,000 shares $256.20 thousand -15.7%N/A0.7 $4.27
10/29/202171,200 shares $301.89 thousand +2.0%N/A0.8 $4.24
10/15/202169,800 shares $296.65 thousand +19.1%N/A0.8 $4.25
9/30/202158,600 shares $253.15 thousand -26.6%N/A0.8 $4.32
9/15/202179,800 shares $350.92 thousand -7.5%N/A1 $4.40
8/31/202186,300 shares $381.45 thousand +14.2%N/A1 $4.42
8/13/202175,600 shares $335.66 thousand +2.9%N/A0.8 $4.44
7/30/202173,500 shares $324.87 thousand -13.2%N/A0.7 $4.42
7/15/202184,700 shares $372.68 thousand +37.1%N/A0.8 $4.40
6/30/202161,800 shares $275.01 thousand -2.8%N/A0.5 $4.45
6/15/202163,600 shares $276.02 thousand +11.8%N/A0.5 $4.34
5/28/202156,900 shares $250.36 thousand +0.7%N/A0.4 $4.40
5/14/202156,500 shares $244.08 thousand -5.5%N/A0.4 $4.32
4/30/202159,800 shares $261.33 thousand -14.3%N/A0.4 $4.37













MFS Government Markets Income Trust (NYSE:MGF) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

What is MFS Government Markets Income Trust's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of MFS Government Markets Income Trust shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of April 30th, investors have sold 5,500 shares of MGF short. Learn More on MFS Government Markets Income Trust's current short interest.

Is MFS Government Markets Income Trust's short interest increasing or decreasing?

MFS Government Markets Income Trust saw a decline in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 5,500 shares, a decline of 81.8% from the previous total of 30,300 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 MFS Government Markets Income Trust's short interest compare to its competitors?

Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "investment offices, not elsewhere classified" compare to MFS Government Markets Income Trust: Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund Inc. (0.00%), The India Fund, Inc. (0.00%), Eaton Vance Municipal Income Trust (0.00%), Nuveen Pennsylvania Quality Municipal Income Fund (0.00%), BlackRock Debt Strategies Fund, Inc. (0.00%), BlackRock MuniAssets Fund, Inc. (0.00%), Virtus Total Return Fund Inc. (0.00%), VanEck Biotech ETF (0.00%), BlackRock MuniYield New York Quality Fund, Inc. (0.00%), and BNY Mellon Strategic Municipals, 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: Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ($4.31 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.24 billion), Lucid Group, Inc. ($2.25 billion), HP Inc. ($2.22 billion), GameStop Corp. ($1.69 billion), Carnival Co. & plc ($1.66 billion), Snap Inc. ($1.64 billion), Wayfair Inc. ($1.63 billion), Rivian Automotive, Inc. ($1.60 billion), and Upstart Holdings, Inc. ($1.53 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short MFS Government Markets Income Trust stock?

Short selling MGF is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from MFS Government Markets Income Trust as its price is falling. MFS Government Markets Income Trust's stock is trading down $0.02 today. To short MFS Government Markets 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 MFS Government Markets 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 MFS Government Markets Income Trust?

A short squeeze for MFS Government Markets 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 MGF, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is MFS Government Markets 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 MGF, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 30 2022.



This page was last updated on 5/25/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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