Nasdaq Short Interest Days
NEW YORK, April 12, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- At the end of the settlement date of March 31, 2023, short interest in 3,429 Nasdaq Global MarketSM securities totaled 10,672,627,941 shares compared with 10,373,177,802 shares in 3,418 Global Market issues reported for the prior settlement date of March 15, 2023. The end of March short interest represents 2.68 days average daily Nasdaq Global Market share volume for the reporting period, compared with 2.72 days for the prior reporting period.
Short interest in 1,782 securities on The Nasdaq Capital MarketSM totaled 2,161,058,634 shares at the end of the settlement date of March 31, 2023 compared with 1,972,054,324 shares in 1,782 securities for the previous reporting period. This represents a 1.83 day average daily volume; the previous reporting period’s figure was 1.29.
In summary, short interest in all 5,211 Nasdaq® securities totaled 12,833,686,575 shares at the March 31, 2023 settlement date, compared with 5,200 issues and 12,345,232,126 shares at the end of the previous reporting period. This is 2.49 days average daily volume, compared with an average of 2.31 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.
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