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BlackRock MuniAssets Fund Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.11 (+0.77 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $14.34
50-Day Range
MA: $15.06
52-Week Range
Now: $14.34
Volume104,621 shs
Average Volume57,787 shs
Market Capitalization$520.61 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield4.43%

Short Interest

BlackRock MuniAssets Fund (NYSE:MUA) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume28,900 shares
Previous Short Volume7,400 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+290.54%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$445,927.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover1.0
Last Record DateJanuary, 29 2021
Outstanding Shares36,305,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted0.08%
Today's Trading Volume104,621 shares
Average Trading Volume57,787 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average81.05%

Short Interest Over Time

BlackRock MuniAssets Fund (NYSE:MUA) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/29/202128,900 shares $445,927.00 +290.5%N/A0.6 $15.43
1/15/20217,400 shares $112,924.00 -32.7%N/A0.1 $15.26
12/31/202026,600 shares $387,030.00 -31.8%N/A0.6 $14.55
12/15/202026,600 shares $398,734.00 -31.8%N/A0.6 $14.99
11/30/202039,000 shares $561,990.00 +353.5%N/A0.9 $14.41
11/15/20208,600 shares $125,818.00 -59.6%N/A0.2 $14.63
10/30/202021,300 shares $295,005.00 -16.8%N/A0.5 $13.85
10/15/202025,600 shares $347,904.00 -7.9%N/A0 $13.59
9/30/202027,800 shares $394,482.00 +4.9%N/A0.6 $14.19
9/15/202028,800 shares $395,424.00 +8.7%N/A0.6 $13.73
8/31/202026,500 shares $374,710.00 -4.3%N/A0.5 $14.14
8/14/202027,700 shares $400,265.00 +48.1%N/A0.5 $14.45
7/31/202018,700 shares $267,597.00 -4.6%N/A0.4 $14.31
7/15/202019,600 shares $279,300.00 -30.3%N/A0.4 $14.25
6/30/202028,100 shares $395,929.00 -38.5%N/A0.5 $14.09
6/15/202045,700 shares $636,144.00 -27.7%N/A0.6 $13.92
5/29/202063,200 shares $871,528.00 +7.7%N/A0.7 $13.79
5/15/202058,700 shares $793,037.00 -20.9%N/A0.6 $13.51
4/30/202074,200 shares $987,602.00 +258.5%N/A0.8 $13.31
4/15/202020,700 shares $268,893.00 -45.1%N/A0.2 $12.99
3/31/202037,700 shares $468,611.00 +252.3%N/A0.4 $12.43
3/13/202010,700 shares $137,388.00 -56.3%0.0%0.2 $12.84
2/28/202024,500 shares $277,830.00 -29.8%N/A0.6 $11.34
2/14/202034,900 shares $517,916.00 +134.2%N/A0.7 $14.84
1/31/202014,900 shares $237,357.00 -67.3%N/A0.3 $15.93

BlackRock MuniAssets Fund (NYSE:MUA) Short Interest FAQ

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What is BlackRock MuniAssets Fund's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of BlackRock MuniAssets Fund shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of January 29th, traders have sold 28,900 shares of MUA short.

What is a good short interest ratio for BlackRock MuniAssets 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 MuniAssets Fund currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0.

Is BlackRock MuniAssets Fund's short interest increasing or decreasing?

BlackRock MuniAssets Fund saw a increase in short interest in January. As of January 29th, there was short interest totaling 28,900 shares, an increase of 290.5% from the previous total of 7,400 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 MuniAssets Fund's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of BlackRock MuniAssets 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 MuniAssets Fund: Adams Diversified Equity Fund, Inc. (0.00%), PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund (0.00%), Goldman Sachs BDC, Inc. (0.00%), Hercules Capital, Inc. (0.00%), Royce Value Trust Inc. (0.00%), The Gabelli Equity Trust Inc. (0.00%), Tri-Continental Co. (0.00%), Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (0.00%), Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Co. (0.00%), and Boulder Growth & Income Fund, 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: Aon Plc ($5.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.03 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($4.99 billion), DuPont de Nemours, Inc. ($4.72 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.57 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.87 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($3.58 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.75 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.43 billion), and Palantir Technologies Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short BlackRock MuniAssets Fund stock?

Short selling MUA is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from BlackRock MuniAssets Fund as its price is falling. BlackRock MuniAssets Fund's stock is trading up $0.11 today. To short BlackRock MuniAssets 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 MuniAssets 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 MuniAssets Fund?

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

How often is BlackRock MuniAssets 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 MUA, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 29 2021.

This page was last updated on 2/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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