NYSE MKT Issues Short Interest Report

Michelle Remo, “Big 4″ observer
September 13, 2012 /

NYSE MKT (formerly known as NYSE Amex) reported short interest as of the close of business on the settlement date of August 31, 2012.

Based on information received from member and non-member organizations, short interest increased to 438,497,354 shares from 428,202,247 (revised) on August 15, 2012.

This reflects short interest reported by all broker-dealers (not only NYSE MKT member firms) in NYSE MKT-listed securities. A short position of 5,000 or more shares existed in 316 issues. Some short position was shown in 464 issues.

This short interest report was compiled by NYSE Amex on the basis on information obtained from its member and non-member organizations covering all securities traded on the Exchange in both round and odd-lots.

A short sale is any sale of a security that the seller does not own or any sale that is completed by the delivery of a borrowed security.

Adjusted short interest for the preceding 12 months:

 August 31, 2012    438,497,354
 August 15, 2012    429,213,441
 July 31, 2012    428,463,736
 July 13,2012    431,844,466
 June 29, 2012    439,566,078
 June 15, 2012    460,785,021
 May 31,2012    468,502,164
 May 15, 2012    448,707,113
 April 30, 2012    438,545,637
 April 13, 2012    434,010,657
 March 30, 2012    420,424,075
 March 15, 2012    433,833,835
 February 29, 2012    407,737,818
 February 15, 2012    404,905,960
 January 31, 2012    401,988,624
 January 13, 2012    404,910,754
 December 30, 2011    407,566,087
 December 15, 2011    423,019,998
 November 30, 2011    430,695,284
 November 15, 2011`    421,641,667
 October 31, 2011    387,906,720
 October 14, 2011    403,768,418
 September 30, 2011    411,552,386
 September 15, 2011    418,625,580
 August 31, 2011    419,608,411
 August 15, 2011    426,103,030
 July 29, 2011    435,581,475

 

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