NEW YORK, Aug. 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — At the end of settlement date August 15, 2022, short interest on 3,454 Nasdaq Global MarketSM securities totaled 10,108,978,643 shares versus 10,421,775,644 shares in 3,424 reported global market issues for the previous settlement date of July 29, 2022. Mid-August short-term interest represents 2.71 days of average daily volume of Nasdaq Global Market shares for the reporting period, compared to 3.25 days for the prior reporting period.
Short interest on 2,100 securities on the Nasdaq Capital MarketSM totaled 2,099,022,526 shares at the end of the settlement-delivery date of August 15, 2022 compared to 2,228,404,105 shares in 2,052 securities for the previous financial year. This represents an average daily volume of 1.48 days; the figure for the previous reference period was 1.46.
In summary, short interest for all 5,554 Nasdaq® securities amounted to 12,208,001,169 shares on the settlement date of August 15, 2022, compared to 5,476 issues and 12,650,179,749 shares at the end of the previous financial year. This is an average daily volume of 2.37 days, compared to an average of 2.67 days for the previous reference period.
The reported short open interest positions for each Nasdaq security reflect the total number of shares sold short by all brokers/dealers, regardless of their exchange affiliations. A short sale generally means the sale of a security that the seller does not own or any sale consummated by the delivery of a security borrowed by or on behalf of the seller.
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