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Special Opportunities Fund Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+0.07 (+0.54 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 04:52 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $13.05
50-Day Range
MA: $12.19
52-Week Range
Now: $13.05
Volume21,173 shs
Average Volume28,633 shs
Market Capitalization$110.93 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield8.55%

Short Interest

Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume:4,400 shares
Previous Short Volume:100 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+4,300.00%
Dollar Volume Sold Short:$54,296.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover:0.0
Last Record Date:October, 30 2020
Outstanding Shares:8,500,000 shares
Short Percent of Float:0.00%
Today's Trading Volume:21,173 shares
Average Trading Volume:28,633 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average:-26.05%

Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE) Short Interest History

DateShares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortPercentage ChangePercentage FloatDays to CoverPrice on Record Date
10/30/20204,400 $54,296.00 4,300.0%0.0%0.2$12.34
10/15/2020100 $1,172.00 -99.4%0.0%0$11.72
9/30/202016,500 $204,600.00 768.4%0.0%0.8$12.40
9/15/20201,300 $16,211.00 -31.6%0.0%0.1$12.47
8/31/20201,900 $23,731.00 -86.8%0.0%0.1$12.49
8/14/202014,400 $184,608.00 -20.0%0.0%0.6$12.82
7/31/202018,000 $229,680.00 480.7%0.0%0.7$12.76
7/15/20203,100 $37,200.00 -85.5%0.0%0.1$12.00
6/30/202021,400 $253,376.00 590.3%0.0%0.7$11.84
6/15/20203,100 $34,937.00 138.5%0.0%0.1$11.27
5/29/20201,300 $14,352.00 -82.2%0.0%0$11.04
5/15/20207,300 $77,088.00 3,550.0%0.0%0.2$10.56
4/30/2020200 $2,066.00 -96.4%0.0%0$10.33
4/15/20205,500 $56,320.00 -74.3%0.0%0.1$10.24
3/31/202021,400 $215,284.00 94.6%0.0%0.6$10.06
3/13/202011,000 $113,080.00 107.6%0.1%0.4$10.28
2/28/20205,300 $41,764.00 -18.5%0.0%0.2$7.88
2/14/20206,500 $81,770.00 1.6%0.0%0.3$12.58
1/31/20206,400 $92,416.00 -50.4%0.0%0.3$14.44
1/15/202012,900 $192,081.00 122.4%0.0%0.6$14.89
12/31/20195,800 $85,550.00 -36.3%0.0%0.3$14.75

Special Opportunities Fund (NYSE:SPE) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Special Opportunities Fund's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Special Opportunities Fund shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of October 30th, traders have sold 4,400 shares of SPE short. 0.00% of Special Opportunities Fund's shares are currently sold short. View details.

Is Special Opportunities Fund's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Special Opportunities Fund saw a increase in short interest in the month of October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 4,400 shares, an increase of 4,300.0% from the previous total of 100 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 Special Opportunities Fund's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Special Opportunities 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 Special Opportunities Fund: MFS Intermediate Income Trust (0.00%), Putnam Managed Municipal Income Trust (0.00%), Tekla Life Sciences Investors (0.00%), Royce Micro-Cap Trust, Inc. (0.00%), Virtus Total Return Fund Inc. (0.00%), iShares MSCI Malaysia ETF (0.00%), iShares MSCI Sweden ETF (0.00%), MFS Multimarket Income Trust (0.00%), Adams Natural Resources Fund, Inc. (0.00%), and Liberty All-Star Growth 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: Charter Communications, Inc. ($4.66 billion), Aon Plc ($3.83 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($3.33 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.13 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.05 billion), The Clorox Company ($2.85 billion), Uber Technologies, Inc. ($2.80 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.26 billion), Simon Property Group, Inc. ($2.02 billion), and International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. ($1.96 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Special Opportunities Fund stock?

Short selling SPE is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Special Opportunities Fund as its price is falling. Special Opportunities Fund's stock is trading up $0.07 today. To short Special Opportunities 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 Special Opportunities 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 Special Opportunities Fund?

A short squeeze for Special Opportunities 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 SPE, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Special Opportunities 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 SPE, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is October, 30 2020.

This page was last updated on 11/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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