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Voya Prime Rate Trust Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.01 (+0.22 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $4.63
50-Day Range
MA: $4.52
52-Week Range
Now: $4.63
Volume519,000 shs
Average Volume495,484 shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.07%

Short Interest

Voya Prime Rate Trust (NYSE:PPR) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume376,900 shares
Previous Short Volume12,600 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+2,891.27%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$1.75 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover1.0
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Today's Trading Volume519,000 shares
Average Trading Volume495,484 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average4.75%

Short Interest Over Time

Voya Prime Rate Trust (NYSE:PPR) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/2021376,900 shares $1.75 million +2,891.3%N/A0.8 $4.63
1/29/202112,600 shares $57,204.00 -97.0%N/A0 $4.54
1/15/2021413,900 shares $1.86 million -37.2%N/A0.9 $4.49
12/31/2020642,000 shares $2.86 million +161.9%N/A1.7 $4.46
12/15/2020642,000 shares $2.82 million +161.9%N/A1.7 $4.40
11/30/2020245,100 shares $1.10 million +7.6%N/A0.7 $4.49
11/15/2020227,700 shares $1.02 million -19.4%N/A0.7 $4.47
10/30/2020282,400 shares $1.23 million +74.5%N/A1 $4.37
10/15/2020161,800 shares $695,740.00 -18.6%N/A0 $4.30
9/30/2020198,800 shares $870,744.00 +79.6%N/A0.7 $4.38
9/15/2020140,000 shares $618,800.00 +26.5%N/A0.5 $4.42
8/31/2020110,700 shares $494,829.00 -50.7%N/A0.4 $4.47
8/14/2020224,400 shares $996,336.00 -50.9%N/A0.7 $4.44
7/31/2020457,000 shares $2.02 million -36.2%N/A1.3 $4.43
7/15/2020716,600 shares $3.13 million +122.6%N/A2 $4.37
6/30/2020322,000 shares $1.40 million +1,750.6%N/A0.8 $4.34
6/15/202017,400 shares $70,818.00 -78.0%N/A0 $4.07
5/29/202079,100 shares $321,146.00 -38.4%N/A0.1 $4.06
5/15/2020128,400 shares $513,600.00 -57.5%N/A0.2 $4.00
4/30/2020302,300 shares $1.20 million +134.9%N/A0.5 $3.96
4/15/2020128,700 shares $504,504.00 +57.0%N/A0.2 $3.92
3/31/202082,000 shares $324,720.00 -82.5%N/A0.1 $3.96
3/13/2020469,100 shares $1.92 million +159.5%0.3%0.7 $4.10
2/28/2020180,800 shares $562,288.00 -48.5%N/A0.3 $3.11
2/14/2020350,700 shares $1.65 million +49.3%N/A0.6 $4.70

Voya Prime Rate Trust (NYSE:PPR) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Voya Prime Rate Trust's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Voya Prime Rate Trust shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 12th, traders have sold 376,900 shares of PPR short.

What is a good short interest ratio for Voya Prime Rate Trust?

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. Voya Prime Rate Trust currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0.

Is Voya Prime Rate Trust's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Voya Prime Rate Trust saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 376,900 shares, an increase of 2,891.3% from the previous total of 12,600 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 Voya Prime Rate Trust's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Voya Prime Rate Trust's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "investment trusts/mutual funds" compare to Voya Prime Rate Trust: Aberdeen Global Dynamic Dividend Fund (0.00%), Aberdeen Income Credit Strategies Fund (0.00%), Aberdeen International Inc. (0.00%), Aberdeen Total Dynamic Dividend Fund (0.00%), AllianceBernstein National Municipal Income Fund (0.00%), AllianzGI Convertible & Income 2024 Target Term Fund (0.00%), Apollo Tactical Income Fund Inc. (0.00%), Ares Dynamic Credit Allocation Fund, Inc. (0.00%), BlackRock 2022 Global Income Opportunity Trust (0.00%), and BlackRock Corporate High Yield 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 Voya Prime Rate Trust stock?

Short selling PPR is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Voya Prime Rate Trust as its price is falling. Voya Prime Rate Trust's stock is trading up $0.01 today. To short Voya Prime Rate Trust 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 Voya Prime Rate Trust 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 Voya Prime Rate Trust?

A short squeeze for Voya Prime Rate Trust 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 PPR, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Voya Prime Rate Trust'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 PPR, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.

This page was last updated on 3/1/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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