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High Income Securities Fund Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.05 (+0.60 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $8.37
50-Day Range
MA: $8.61
52-Week Range
Now: $8.37
Volume69,458 shs
Average Volume104,571 shs
Market Capitalization$46.58 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield11.69%

Short Interest

High Income Securities Fund (NYSE:PCF) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume30,400 shares
Previous Short Volume248,400 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-87.76%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$253,536.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.3
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares5,565,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted0.55%
Today's Trading Volume69,458 shares
Average Trading Volume104,571 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-33.58%

Short Interest Over Time

High Income Securities Fund (NYSE:PCF) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/202130,400 shares $253,536.00 -87.8%N/A0.3 $8.34
1/29/2021248,400 shares $2.14 million +47.5%N/A3 $8.63
1/15/2021168,400 shares $1.44 million +4.3%N/A2.3 $8.57
12/31/202066,600 shares $576,090.00 +137.9%N/A1.1 $8.65
12/15/202066,600 shares $571,428.00 +137.9%N/A1.1 $8.58
11/30/202028,000 shares $252,280.00 +1,547.1%N/A0.6 $9.01
11/15/20201,700 shares $14,025.00 -79.5%N/A0 $8.25
10/30/20208,300 shares $64,242.00 -58.7%N/A0.2 $7.74
10/15/202020,100 shares $156,177.00 -6.5%N/A0 $7.77
9/30/202021,500 shares $179,310.00 +106.7%N/A0.9 $8.34
9/15/20208,700 shares $71,166.00 -16.4%N/A0.3 $8.18
8/31/202010,400 shares $85,592.00 +52.9%N/A0.4 $8.23
8/14/20206,800 shares $55,420.00 +23.6%N/A0.3 $8.15
7/31/20205,500 shares $44,605.00 -39.6%N/A0.2 $8.11
7/15/20209,100 shares $71,253.00 +49.2%N/A0.3 $7.83
6/30/20206,100 shares $48,739.00 -83.0%N/A0.2 $7.99
6/15/202035,900 shares $276,789.00 +223.4%N/A1 $7.71
5/29/202011,100 shares $82,695.00 -14.0%N/A0.3 $7.45
5/15/202012,900 shares $97,137.00 -69.9%N/A0.3 $7.53
4/30/202042,800 shares $309,016.00 +43.6%N/A1 $7.22
4/15/202029,800 shares $216,646.00 +156.9%N/A0.7 $7.27
3/31/202011,600 shares $88,392.00 +300.0%N/A0.3 $7.62
3/13/20202,900 shares $20,938.00 -83.1%0.1%0.1 $7.22
2/28/202017,200 shares $89,612.00 -40.5%N/A0.4 $5.21
2/14/202028,900 shares $234,090.00 -9.1%N/A0.8 $8.10

High Income Securities Fund (NYSE:PCF) Short Interest FAQ

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What is High Income Securities Fund's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of High Income Securities Fund shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 12th, traders have sold 30,400 shares of PCF short.

Is High Income Securities Fund's short interest increasing or decreasing?

High Income Securities Fund saw a decrease in short interest in the month of February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 30,400 shares, a decrease of 87.8% from the previous total of 248,400 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 High Income Securities Fund's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of High Income Securities 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 High Income Securities Fund: John Hancock Income Securities Trust (0.00%), Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Debt Fund, Inc. (0.00%), Ellsworth Growth and Income Fund Ltd. (0.00%), Credit Suisse Asset Management Income Fund, Inc. (0.00%), Nuveen Arizona Quality Municipal Income Fund (0.00%), BlackRock MuniHoldings Fund II, Inc. (0.00%), Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund Inc. (0.00%), MFS High Income Municipal Trust (0.00%), The Central and Eastern Europe Fund, Inc. (0.00%), and Flaherty & Crumrine Preferred Income Opportunity 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: 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 High Income Securities Fund stock?

Short selling PCF is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from High Income Securities Fund as its price is falling. High Income Securities Fund's stock is trading up $0.05 today. To short High Income Securities 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 High Income Securities 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 High Income Securities Fund?

A short squeeze for High Income Securities Fund 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 PCF, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is High Income Securities 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 PCF, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.

This page was last updated on 3/7/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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