BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund III Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.01 (+0.07 %)
(As of 05/10/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume66,778 shs
Average Volume115,296 shs
Market Capitalization$993.63 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.98%

Short Interest

BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund III (NYSE:MYI) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume23,000 shares
Previous Short Volume33,300 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-30.93%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$329,820.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.2
Last Record DateApril, 15 2021
Outstanding Shares68,150,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted0.03%
Today's Trading Volume66,778 shares
Average Trading Volume115,296 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-42.08%

Short Interest Over Time

BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund III (NYSE:MYI) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
4/15/202123,000 shares $329,820.00 -30.9%N/A0.2$14.34
3/31/202133,300 shares $471,195.00 +105.6%N/A0.3$14.15
3/15/202116,200 shares $226,638.00 -1.2%N/A0.1$13.99
2/26/202116,400 shares $227,140.00 -38.6%N/A0.1$13.85
2/12/202126,700 shares $392,490.00 -30.7%N/A0.2$14.70
1/29/202138,500 shares $555,940.00 +19.9%N/A0.4$14.44
1/15/202132,100 shares $453,573.00 -20.7%N/A0.3$14.13
12/31/202040,500 shares $577,935.00 -66.2%N/A0.4$14.27
12/15/2020119,900 shares $1.70 million +17.0%N/A1.4$14.17
11/30/2020102,500 shares $1.43 million -24.7%N/A1.3$13.92
11/15/2020136,100 shares $1.87 million +46.2%N/A1.7$13.77
10/30/202093,100 shares $1.24 million +18.5%N/A1.1$13.32
10/15/202078,600 shares $1.06 million +45.6%N/A0$13.50
9/30/202054,000 shares $725,760.00 +120.4%N/A0.7$13.44
9/15/202029,300 shares $391,741.00 +19.6%N/A0.3$13.37
8/31/202024,500 shares $329,280.00 +19.5%N/A0.2$13.44
8/14/202020,500 shares $280,850.00 +30.6%N/A0.2$13.70
7/31/202015,700 shares $212,421.00 -78.4%N/A0.1$13.53
7/15/202072,600 shares $970,662.00 +93.1%N/A0.6$13.37
6/30/202037,600 shares $488,424.00 -8.1%N/A0.3$12.99
6/15/202040,900 shares $523,929.00 -34.1%N/A0.3$12.81
5/29/202062,100 shares $799,227.00 +42.8%N/A0.3$12.87
5/15/202043,500 shares $529,395.00 -23.6%N/A0.2$12.17
4/30/202056,900 shares $683,938.00 +267.1%N/A0.2$12.02
4/15/202015,500 shares $194,215.00 -75.2%N/A0.1$12.53

BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund III (NYSE:MYI) Short Interest FAQ

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

Short interest is the volume of BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund III shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of April 15th, investors have sold 23,000 shares of MYI short.

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

BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund III saw a drop in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 23,000 shares, a drop of 30.9% from the previous total of 33,300 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 BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund III's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund III'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 Quality Fund III: DNP Select Income Fund Inc. (0.00%), Nuveen Municipal Value Fund, Inc. (0.00%), Adams Diversified Equity Fund, Inc. (0.00%), PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund (0.00%), Hercules Capital, Inc. (0.00%), Goldman Sachs BDC, Inc. (0.00%), The Gabelli Equity Trust Inc. (0.00%), Royce Value Trust Inc. (0.00%), Tri-Continental Co. (0.00%), and Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (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: Analog Devices, Inc. ($5.85 billion), Aon plc ($5.61 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.44 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.49 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($3.35 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.53 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($2.48 billion), Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.39 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.26 billion), and Nuance Communications, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

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

Short selling MYI is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund III as its price is falling. BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund III's stock is trading up $0.01 today. To short BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund III 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 III 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 III?

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

How often is BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund III'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 MYI, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is April, 15 2021.

This page was last updated on 5/11/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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