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S&P 500   5,061.82
DOW   37,735.11
QQQ   431.06
5 Small-Cap Energy Stocks Surged in Price and Volume on Friday
Novo Nordisk Arms Wegovy to Be a Triple Threat
Vital Farms Rides the Pasture-Raised Egg Trend to the Bank
3 Energy Plays for Cash Flow: Buy 1 or Buy Them All
M&T Bank, Goldman Sachs rise; Salesforce, Tesla fall, Monday, 4/15/2024
When Will the Next Bull Market Be?
Global smartphone shipments climb nearly 8% in 1st quarter as Samsung retakes the lead
S&P 500   5,061.82
DOW   37,735.11
QQQ   431.06
5 Small-Cap Energy Stocks Surged in Price and Volume on Friday
Novo Nordisk Arms Wegovy to Be a Triple Threat
Vital Farms Rides the Pasture-Raised Egg Trend to the Bank
3 Energy Plays for Cash Flow: Buy 1 or Buy Them All
M&T Bank, Goldman Sachs rise; Salesforce, Tesla fall, Monday, 4/15/2024
When Will the Next Bull Market Be?
Global smartphone shipments climb nearly 8% in 1st quarter as Samsung retakes the lead
S&P 500   5,061.82
DOW   37,735.11
QQQ   431.06
5 Small-Cap Energy Stocks Surged in Price and Volume on Friday
Novo Nordisk Arms Wegovy to Be a Triple Threat
Vital Farms Rides the Pasture-Raised Egg Trend to the Bank
3 Energy Plays for Cash Flow: Buy 1 or Buy Them All
M&T Bank, Goldman Sachs rise; Salesforce, Tesla fall, Monday, 4/15/2024
When Will the Next Bull Market Be?
Global smartphone shipments climb nearly 8% in 1st quarter as Samsung retakes the lead

Flaherty & Crumrine Preferred Income Opportunity Fund (PFO) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$7.93
-0.17 (-2.10%)
(As of 04/15/2024 ET)

Flaherty & Crumrine Preferred Income Opportunity Fund Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
64,800 shares
Previous Short Volume
3,300 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
+1,863.64%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$546,912.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
1.9
Last Record Date
March 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
13,080,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted
0.50%
Today's Trading Volume
38,499 shares
Average Trading Volume
31,897 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
121%
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PFO Short Interest Over Time

PFO Days to Cover Over Time

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Flaherty & Crumrine Preferred Income Opportunity Fund Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/202464,800 shares $546,912.00 +1,863.6%N/A1.9 $8.44
3/15/20243,300 shares $27,291.00 +3,200.0%N/A0.1 $8.27
2/29/2024100 shares $826.00 -85.7%N/A0 $8.26
2/15/2024700 shares $5,782.00 -92.1%N/A0 $8.26
1/31/20248,800 shares $73,568.00 -61.2%N/A0.2 $8.36
1/15/202422,700 shares $188,410.00 +116.2%N/A0.7 $8.30
12/31/202310,500 shares $83,580.00 +123.4%N/A0.3 $7.96
12/15/20234,700 shares $37,741.00 +370.0%N/A0.1 $8.03
11/30/20231,000 shares $7,720.00 -81.8%N/A0 $7.72
11/15/20235,500 shares $41,470.00 -59.0%N/A0.2 $7.54
10/31/202313,400 shares $94,738.00 +13.6%N/A0.5 $7.07
10/15/202311,800 shares $83,426.00 +47.5%N/A0.5 $7.07
9/30/20238,000 shares $59,520.00 +50.9%N/A0.3 $7.44
9/15/20235,300 shares $39,644.00 -48.0%N/A0.2 $7.48
8/31/202310,200 shares $78,846.00 +27.5%N/A0.4 $7.73
8/15/20238,000 shares $62,080.00 -7.0%N/A0.3 $7.76
7/31/20238,600 shares $68,714.00 +10.3%N/A0.3 $7.99
7/15/20237,800 shares $61,230.00 -43.1%N/A0.3 $7.85
6/30/202313,700 shares $109,326.00 +29.3%N/A0.6 $7.98
6/15/202310,600 shares $84,058.00 +562.5%N/A0.4 $7.93
5/31/20231,600 shares $12,208.00 -72.4%N/A0.1 $7.63
5/15/20235,800 shares $42,920.00 -18.3%N/A0.2 $7.40
4/30/20237,100 shares $57,226.00 -6.6%N/A0.3 $8.06
4/15/20237,600 shares $62,700.00 +216.7%N/A0.3 $8.25
3/31/20232,400 shares $19,800.00 -60.7%N/A0.1 $8.25
3/15/20236,100 shares $49,105.00 +19.6%N/A0.2 $8.05
2/28/20235,100 shares $46,614.00 +121.7%N/A0.2 $9.14
2/15/20232,300 shares $22,069.42 -68.9%N/A0.1 $9.60
1/31/20237,400 shares $70,892.00 +57.5%N/A0.3 $9.58
1/15/20234,700 shares $43,616.00 +161.1%N/A0.2 $9.28
12/30/20221,800 shares $15,480.00 -84.4%N/A0.1 $8.60
12/15/202211,500 shares $105,110.00 +8.5%N/A0.5 $9.14
11/30/202210,600 shares $98,898.00 -62.3%N/A0.5 $9.33
11/15/202228,100 shares $257,396.00 -1.1%N/A1.2 $9.16
10/31/202228,400 shares $242,252.00 +12.7%N/A1.3 $8.53
10/15/202225,200 shares $210,924.00 No ChangeN/A1.2 $8.37
9/30/202220,500 shares $175,685.00 +5,025.0%N/A1 $8.57
9/15/2022400 shares $3,677.92 -92.3%N/A0 $9.19
8/31/20225,200 shares $49,972.00 No ChangeN/A0.3 $9.61
8/15/20225,200 shares $53,664.00 +333.3%N/A0.2 $10.32
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PFO Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Flaherty & Crumrine Preferred Income Opportunity Fund's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Flaherty & Crumrine Preferred Income Opportunity Fund shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of March 31st, traders have sold 64,800 shares of PFO short. Learn More on Flaherty & Crumrine Preferred Income Opportunity Fund's current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for Flaherty & Crumrine Preferred Income Opportunity 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. PFO shares currently have a short interest ratio of 2.0. Learn More on Flaherty & Crumrine Preferred Income Opportunity Fund's short interest ratio.

Is Flaherty & Crumrine Preferred Income Opportunity Fund's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Flaherty & Crumrine Preferred Income Opportunity Fund saw a increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 64,800 shares, an increase of 1,863.6% from the previous total of 3,300 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 Flaherty & Crumrine Preferred Income Opportunity 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 Flaherty & Crumrine Preferred Income Opportunity Fund: Nuveen Select Maturities Municipal Fund (0.06%), MFS High Income Municipal Trust (0.20%), DWS Strategic Municipal Income Trust (0.63%), PCM Fund Inc. (0.11%), MFS Government Markets Income Trust (0.05%), SuRo Capital Corp. (0.21%), High Income Securities Fund (0.00%), John Hancock Investors Trust (0.05%), The Swiss Helvetia Fund Inc. (0.23%), Nuveen Massachusetts Quality Municipal Income Fund (0.24%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: TC Energy Co. ($4.49 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.94 billion), General Motors ($3.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.32 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.21 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($3.13 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($3.08 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.28 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.24 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.14 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Flaherty & Crumrine Preferred Income Opportunity Fund stock?

Short selling PFO is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Flaherty & Crumrine Preferred Income Opportunity Fund as its price is falling. PFO shares are trading down $0.17 today. To short a 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 a stock 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 Flaherty & Crumrine Preferred Income Opportunity Fund?

A short squeeze for Flaherty & Crumrine Preferred Income Opportunity 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 PFO, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Flaherty & Crumrine Preferred Income Opportunity 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 PFO, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2024.



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