Nasdaq Announces Mid-Month Open Short Interest Positions in Nasdaq Stocks as of Settlement Date February 15, 2023


NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- At the end of the settlement date of February 15, 2023, short interest in 3,455 Nasdaq Global MarketSM securities totaled 9,937,951,277 shares compared with 9,983,462,569 shares in 3,463 Global Market issues reported for the prior settlement date of January 31, 2023. The mid-February short interest represents 2.68 days compared with 2.70 days for the prior reporting period.

Short interest in 1,835 securities on The Nasdaq Capital MarketSM totaled 1,959,305,049 shares at the end of the settlement date of February 15, 2023, compared with 2,062,861,237 shares in 1,860 securities for the previous reporting period. This represents a 1.04 day average daily volume; the previous reporting period’s figure was 1.09.

In summary, short interest in all 5,290 Nasdaq® securities totaled 11,897,256,326 shares at the February 15, 2023 settlement date, compared with 5,323 issues and 12,046,323,806 shares at the end of the previous reporting period. This is 2.13 days average daily volume, compared with an average of 2.15 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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