Nasdaq Announces Mid-Month Open Short Interest Positions in Nasdaq Stocks as of Settlement Date July 15, 2021
Short interest in 2,003 securities on The Nasdaq Capital MarketSM totalled 2,385,031,693 shares at the end of the settlement date of July 15, 2021 compared with 2,350,036,134 shares in 1,978 securities for the previous reporting period. This represents a 1.25 day average daily volume; the previous reporting period’s figure was 1.35.
In summary, short interest in all 4,735 Nasdaq® securities totalled 10,922,285,230 shares at the June 30, 2021 settlement date, compared with 4,684 issues and 10,993,209,727 shares at the end of the previous reporting period. This is 2.27 days average daily volume, compared with an average of 2.30 days for the prior reporting period.
The open short interest positions reported for each Nasdaq security reflect the total number of shares sold short by all broker/dealers regardless of their exchange affiliations. A short sale is generally understood to mean the sale of a security that the seller does not own or any sale that is consummated by the delivery of a security borrowed by or for the account of the seller.
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