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NYSE:SWZ

The Swiss Helvetia Fund Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$8.79
-0.09 (-1.01 %)
(As of 03/4/2021 05:06 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$8.78
Now: $8.79
$8.88
50-Day Range
$8.85
MA: $9.11
$9.34
52-Week Range
$5.54
Now: $8.79
$9.36
Volume9,273 shs
Average Volume15,054 shs
Market Capitalization$116.57 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield6.31%
Beta0.76

Short Interest

The Swiss Helvetia Fund (NYSE:SWZ) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume10,200 shares
Previous Short Volume13,100 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-22.14%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$90,270.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.6
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares13,262,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted0.08%
Today's Trading Volume9,273 shares
Average Trading Volume15,054 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-38.40%

Short Interest Over Time


The Swiss Helvetia Fund (NYSE:SWZ) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/202110,200 shares $90,270.00 -22.1%N/A0.6 $8.85
1/29/202113,100 shares $121,044.00 -8.4%N/A0.7 $9.24
1/15/202114,300 shares $130,988.00 -19.7%N/A0.7 $9.16
12/31/20209,300 shares $84,351.00 +1.1%N/A0.4 $9.07
12/15/20209,300 shares $85,188.00 +1.1%N/A0.4 $9.16
11/30/20209,200 shares $81,420.00 +922.2%N/A0.4 $8.85
11/15/2020900 shares $7,668.00 -47.1%N/A0 $8.52
10/30/20201,700 shares $14,263.00 No ChangeN/A0.1 $8.39
10/15/20201,700 shares $13,617.00 -88.1%N/A0 $8.01
9/30/202014,300 shares $117,832.00 +333.3%N/A0.6 $8.24
9/15/20208,900 shares $72,001.00 +169.7%N/A0.3 $8.09
8/31/20203,300 shares $27,753.00 +725.0%N/A0.1 $8.41
8/14/2020400 shares $3,332.00 -95.8%N/A0 $8.33
7/31/20209,500 shares $78,185.00 -39.1%N/A0.3 $8.23
7/15/202015,600 shares $124,176.00 +477.8%N/A0.5 $7.96
6/30/20202,700 shares $21,654.00 -18.2%N/A0.1 $8.02
6/15/20203,300 shares $25,905.00 -56.6%N/A0.1 $7.85
5/29/20207,600 shares $59,204.00 +20.6%N/A0.2 $7.79
5/15/20206,300 shares $48,006.00 +231.6%N/A0.1 $7.62
4/30/20201,900 shares $14,212.00 -72.9%N/A0 $7.48
4/15/20207,000 shares $52,290.00 -30.0%N/A0.2 $7.47
3/31/202010,000 shares $73,400.00 +156.4%N/A0.3 $7.34
3/13/20203,900 shares $28,353.00 No ChangeN/A0.1 $7.27
2/28/20207,100 shares $42,245.00 +42.0%N/A0.2 $5.95
2/14/20205,000 shares $38,200.00 -39.0%N/A0.1 $7.64

The Swiss Helvetia Fund (NYSE:SWZ) Short Interest FAQ

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What is The Swiss Helvetia Fund's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of The Swiss Helvetia Fund shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of February 12th, investors have sold 10,200 shares of SWZ short.

What is a good short interest ratio for The Swiss Helvetia 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. The Swiss Helvetia Fund currently has a short interest ratio of 1.0.

Is The Swiss Helvetia Fund's short interest increasing or decreasing?

The Swiss Helvetia Fund saw a decline in short interest in February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 10,200 shares, a decline of 22.1% from the previous total of 13,100 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 The Swiss Helvetia Fund's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of The Swiss Helvetia 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 The Swiss Helvetia Fund: Tekla Life Sciences Investors (0.00%), Putnam Municipal Opportunities Trust (0.00%), DWS Municipal Income Trust (0.00%), BlackRock MuniHoldings New Jersey Quality Fund, Inc. (0.00%), MFS Intermediate Income Trust (0.00%), BlackRock MuniHoldings New York Quality Fund, Inc. (0.00%), Virtus Total Return Fund Inc. (0.00%), BlackRock MuniYield Michigan Quality Fund, Inc. (0.00%), Putnam Managed Municipal Income Trust (0.00%), and BlackRock Income Trust, 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 The Swiss Helvetia Fund stock?

Short selling SWZ is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from The Swiss Helvetia Fund as its price is falling. The Swiss Helvetia Fund's stock is trading down $0.09 today. To short The Swiss Helvetia 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 The Swiss Helvetia 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 The Swiss Helvetia Fund?

A short squeeze for The Swiss Helvetia 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 SWZ, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is The Swiss Helvetia 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 SWZ, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.



This page was last updated on 3/4/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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