S&P 500   3,901.36
DOW   31,261.90
QQQ   288.68
S&P 500   3,901.36
DOW   31,261.90
QQQ   288.68
S&P 500   3,901.36
DOW   31,261.90
QQQ   288.68
S&P 500   3,901.36
DOW   31,261.90
QQQ   288.68

BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.07 (+0.57%)
(As of 05/20/2022 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
191,284 shs
Average Volume
291,769 shs
Market Capitalization
$377.24 million
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield

BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund (NYSE:MQY) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
Previous Short Volume
Change Vs. Previous Month
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$1.55 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
Last Record Date
April, 30 2022
Outstanding Shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
Today's Trading Volume
Average Trading Volume
Today's Volume Vs. Average
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Short Interest Over Time

Days to Cover Over Time

Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund (NYSE:MQY) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/30/2022120,800 shares $1.55 million +1,108.0%N/A0.5 $12.80
4/15/202210,000 shares $127.70 thousand +78.6%N/A0 $12.77
3/31/20225,600 shares $77.22 thousand -20.0%N/A0 $13.79
3/15/20227,000 shares $95.55 thousand -74.1%N/A0 $13.65
2/28/202227,000 shares $393.93 thousand -22.6%N/A0.2 $14.59
2/15/202234,900 shares $499.07 thousand +114.1%N/A0.2 $14.30
1/31/202216,300 shares $243.52 thousand -39.2%N/A0.1 $14.94
1/15/202226,800 shares $411.38 thousand +54.0%N/A0.2 $15.35
12/31/202117,400 shares $280.84 thousand -48.7%N/A0.2 $16.14
12/15/202133,900 shares $556.98 thousand -36.9%N/A0.4 $16.43
11/30/202153,700 shares $862.42 thousand -7.4%N/A0.6 $16.06
11/15/202158,000 shares $948.30 thousand -9.0%N/A0.6 $16.35
10/29/202163,700 shares $1.03 million -8.0%N/A0.7 $16.12
10/15/202169,200 shares $1.15 million -24.0%N/A0.8 $16.63
9/30/202191,100 shares $1.48 million +46.0%N/A1 $16.20
9/15/202162,400 shares $1.04 million -27.6%N/A0.7 $16.65
8/31/202186,200 shares $1.45 million +8.3%N/A1 $16.79
8/13/202179,600 shares $1.34 million +24.2%N/A0.9 $16.81
7/30/202164,100 shares $1.06 million -21.1%N/A0.7 $16.60
7/15/202181,200 shares $1.37 million +29.7%N/A0.8 $16.85
6/30/202162,600 shares $1.05 million -7.5%N/A0.6 $16.75
6/15/202167,700 shares $1.13 million -21.6%N/A0.6 $16.66
5/28/202186,300 shares $1.43 million +42.9%N/A0.8 $16.59
5/14/202160,400 shares $981.50 thousand +7.5%N/A0.6 $16.25
4/30/202156,200 shares $893.58 thousand -0.4%N/A0.6 $15.90

BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund (NYSE:MQY) Short Interest Frequently Asked Questions

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

Short interest is the volume of BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of April 30th, investors have sold 120,800 shares of MQY short. Learn More on BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund's current short interest.

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

BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund saw a increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 120,800 shares, an increase of 1,108.0% from the previous total of 10,000 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 BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund'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 BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund: Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (0.00%), Nuveen Nasdaq 100 Dynamic Overwrite Fund (0.00%), Central Securities Corp. (0.00%), Tekla Healthcare Investors (0.00%), General American Investors Company, Inc. (0.00%), Cornerstone Strategic Value Fund, Inc. (0.00%), AllianceBernstein Global High Income Fund (0.00%), SLR Investment Corp. (0.00%), BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund III, Inc. (0.00%), and Apollo Investment Co. (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 BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund stock?

Short selling MQY is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund as its price is falling. BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund's stock is trading up $0.07 today. To short BlackRock MuniYield 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 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 Quality Fund?

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

How often is BlackRock MuniYield 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 MQY, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 30 2022.

This page was last updated on 5/21/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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