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Nasdaq Announces End of Month Open Short Interest Positions in Nasdaq Stocks as of Settlement Date August 31, 2022

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NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- At the end of the settlement date of August 31, 2022, short interest in 3,449 Nasdaq Global MarketSM securities totaled 10,037,516,423 shares compared with 10,108,978,643 shares in 3,454 Global Market issues reported for the prior settlement date of August 15, 2022. The end of August short interest represent 3.13 days average daily Nasdaq Global Market share volume for the reporting period, compared with 2.71 days for the prior reporting period.

Short interest in 2,085 securities on The Nasdaq Capital MarketSM totaled 2,014,832,656 shares at the end of the settlement date of August 31, 2022 compared with 2,099,022,526 shares in 2,100 securities for the previous reporting period. This represents a 1.57 day average daily volume; the previous reporting period’s figure was 1.48.

In summary, short interest in all 5,534 Nasdaq® securities totaled 12,052,349,079 shares at the August 31, 2022 settlement date, compared with 5,554 issues and 12,208,001,169 shares at the end of the previous reporting period. This is 2.68 days average daily volume, compared with an average of 2.37 days for the previous 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.

For more information on Nasdaq Short interest positions, including publication dates, visit http://www.nasdaq.com/quotes/short-interest.aspx or http://www.nasdaqtrader.com/asp/short_interest.asp.

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