Nasdaq Announces End-of-Month Open Short Interest Positions in Nasdaq Stocks as of Settlement Date April 29, 2022
At the end of the settlement date of April 29, 2022, short interest
in 3,405 Nasdaq Global MarketSM securities totaled 10,357,447,523
shares compared with 10,094,454,540 shares in 3,381 Global Market
issues reported for the prior settlement date of April 14, 2022.
The end-of-April short interest represent 3.11 days average daily
Nasdaq Global Market share volume for the reporting period,
compared with 3.03 days for the prior reporting period.
Short interest in 2,070 securities on The Nasdaq Capital
MarketSM totaled 2,568,314,439 shares at the end of the settlement
date of April 29, 2022 compared with 2,447,103,389 shares in 2,071
securities for the previous reporting period. This represents a
1.79 day average daily volume; the previous reporting period’s
figure was 1.46.
In summary, short interest in all 5,475 Nasdaq® securities
totaled 12,925,761,962 shares at the April 29, 2022 settlement
date, compared with 5,452 issues and 12,541,557,929 shares at the
end of the previous reporting period. This is 2.71 days average
daily volume, compared with an average of 2.51 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
For more information on Nasdaq Short interest positions,
including publication dates,
visit http://www.nasdaq.com/quotes/short-interest.aspx or
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