Nasdaq Announces Mid-Month Open Short Interest Positions in Nasdaq Stocks as of Settlement Date December 15, 2021

Monday, 27. December 2021 22:35

NEW YORK, Dec. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- At the end of the settlement date of December 15, 2021, short interest in 3,103 Nasdaq Global MarketSM securities totaled 8,912,688,445 shares compared with 8,555,941,286 shares in 3,036 Global Market issues reported for the prior settlement date of November 30, 2021. The mid-December short interest represents 2.40 days compared with 2.46 days for the prior reporting period.

Short interest in 2,107 securities on The Nasdaq Capital MarketSM totaled 2,337,458,762 shares at the end of the settlement date of December 15, 2021 compared with 2,263,829,860 shares in 2,118 securities for the previous reporting period. This represents a 1.58 day average daily volume; the previous reporting period’s figure was 1.29.

In summary, short interest in all 5,210 Nasdaq® securities totaled 11,250,147,207 shares at the December 15, 2021 settlement date, compared with 5,154 issues and 10,819,771,146 shares at the end of the previous reporting period. This is 2.17 days average daily volume, compared with an average of 2.06 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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