Nasdaq announces month-end open short interest positions

NEW YORK, July 12 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — At the end of the settlement date of June 30, 2022, short interest on 3,432 Nasdaq Global MarketSM securities totaled 10,675,154,725 shares versus 10,650,038,311 shares in 3,411 global market issues reported for the previous settlement date of June 15, 2022. Short interest at the end of June represents 2.44 days versus 2.92 days for the previous reporting period.

Short interest on 2,058 securities on the Nasdaq Capital MarketSM amounted to 2,498,739,966 shares at the end of the settlement-delivery date of June 30, 2022, compared to 2,575,258,033 shares in 2,053 securities for the previous financial year. This represents an average daily volume of 1.64 days; the figure for the previous reference period was 1.98.

In summary, short interest for all 5,490 Nasdaq® securities amounted to 13,173,894,691 shares on the settlement date of June 30, 2022, compared to 5,464 issues and 13,225,296,344 shares at the end of the previous financial year. This is an average daily volume of 2.23 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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