Liberty All-Star Equity Fund Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

-0.31 (-3.66 %)
(As of 04/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $8.16
50-Day Range
MA: $7.75
52-Week Range
Now: $8.16
Volume2.15 million shs
Average Volume1.08 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.74 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield7.49%

Short Interest

Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (NYSE:USA) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume300,800 shares
Previous Short Volume454,400 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month-33.80%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$2.40 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.3
Last Record DateMarch, 31 2021
Outstanding Shares212,853,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted0.14%
Today's Trading Volume2,153,219 shares
Average Trading Volume1,075,029 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average100.29%

Short Interest Over Time

Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (NYSE:USA) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/2021300,800 shares $2.40 million -33.8%N/A0.3 $7.99
3/15/2021454,400 shares $3.47 million -21.6%N/A0.5 $7.63
2/26/2021579,400 shares $4.34 million +116.4%N/A0.7 $7.49
2/12/2021267,800 shares $1.96 million -60.8%N/A0.3 $7.32
1/29/2021682,600 shares $5.02 million +44.3%N/A0.8 $7.35
1/15/2021473,100 shares $3.26 million -4.9%N/A0.6 $6.89
12/31/2020501,500 shares $3.53 million -10.6%N/A0.7 $7.03
12/15/2020501,500 shares $3.41 million -10.6%N/A0.7 $6.79
11/30/2020560,800 shares $3.84 million -31.2%N/A0.7 $6.84
10/30/2020423,900 shares $2.70 million +43.7%N/A0.6 $6.36
10/15/2020295,000 shares $1.77 million -59.9%N/A0 $5.99
9/30/2020736,100 shares $4.54 million -29.2%N/A1 $6.17
9/15/20201,000,000 shares $5.90 million -3.9%N/A1.4 $5.90
8/31/20201,040,000 shares $6.15 million -5.5%N/A1.6 $5.91
8/14/20201,100,000 shares $6.84 million -27.6%N/A1.6 $6.22
7/31/20201,520,000 shares $9.29 million +23.6%N/A2.1 $6.11
7/15/20201,230,000 shares $7.26 million +3.4%N/A1.6 $5.90
6/30/20201,190,000 shares $6.95 million +11.2%N/A1.5 $5.84
6/15/20201,070,000 shares $6.15 million -2.7%N/A1.1 $5.75
5/29/20201,100,000 shares $6.20 million +1.9%N/A0.9 $5.64
5/15/20201,080,000 shares $6.05 million -6.1%N/A0.7 $5.60
4/30/20201,150,000 shares $6.38 million -8.0%N/A0.8 $5.55
4/15/20201,250,000 shares $6.73 million +23.8%N/A0.8 $5.38
3/31/20201,010,000 shares $5.26 million -60.9%N/A0.7 $5.21
3/13/20202,585,800 shares $13.83 million +61.6%1.3%2.4 $5.35

Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (NYSE:USA) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Liberty All-Star Equity Fund's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Liberty All-Star Equity Fund shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of March 31st, investors have sold 300,800 shares of USA short.

Is Liberty All-Star Equity Fund's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Liberty All-Star Equity Fund saw a decrease in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 300,800 shares, a decrease of 33.8% from the previous total of 454,400 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 Liberty All-Star Equity Fund's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Liberty All-Star Equity 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 Liberty All-Star Equity Fund: DNP Select Income Fund Inc. (0.00%), Nuveen Municipal Value Fund, Inc. (0.00%), Adams Diversified Equity Fund, Inc. (0.00%), PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund (0.00%), Goldman Sachs BDC, Inc. (0.00%), Hercules Capital, Inc. (0.00%), Royce Value Trust Inc. (0.00%), The Gabelli Equity Trust Inc. (0.00%), Tri-Continental Co. (0.00%), and Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Co. (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: Analog Devices, Inc. ($5.84 billion), Aon plc ($5.47 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.36 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($3.99 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.77 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.90 billion), Peloton Interactive, Inc. ($2.43 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.38 billion), The Kroger Co. ($2.28 billion), and Expedia Group, Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Liberty All-Star Equity Fund stock?

Short selling USA is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Liberty All-Star Equity Fund as its price is falling. Liberty All-Star Equity Fund's stock is trading down $0.31 today. To short Liberty All-Star Equity 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 Liberty All-Star Equity 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 Liberty All-Star Equity Fund?

A short squeeze for Liberty All-Star Equity 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 USA, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Liberty All-Star Equity 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 USA, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2021.

This page was last updated on 4/22/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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