NASDAQ (NDAQ) Reports End-of-Month Open Short Interest Positions as of May 31, 2022

June 9, 2022 4:08 PM EDT

At the end of the settlement date of May 31, 2022, short interest in 3,405 Nasdaq Global MarketSM securities totaled 10,398,950,775 shares compared with 10,514,410,818 shares in 3,405 Global Market issues reported for the prior settlement date of May 13, 2022. The end-of-May short interest represent 2.70 days average daily Nasdaq Global Market share volume for the reporting period, compared with 2.49 days for the prior reporting period.

Short interest in 2,049 securities on The Nasdaq Capital MarketSM totaled 2,559,290,050 shares at the end of the settlement date of May 31, 2022 compared with 2,561,901,818 shares in 2,050 securities for the previous reporting period. This represents a 1.96 day average daily volume; the previous reporting period’s figure was 2.24.

In summary, short interest in all 5,454 Nasdaq® securities totaled 12,958,240,825 shares at the May 31, 2022 settlement date, compared with 5,450 issues and 13,076,312,636 shares at the end of the previous reporting period. This is 2.51 days average daily volume, compared with an average of 2.43 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 seller.

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