• Digital Realty Trust Stock Sees Short Interest Make 11.6% Move

    Source: Forbes - Markets / 27 Jun 2016 18:56:58   America/New_York

    The most recent short interest data has been released for the 06/15/2016 settlement date, which shows a 2,462,846 share increase in total short interest for Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: DLR), to 23,771,145, an increase of 11.56% since 05/31/2016. Total short interest is just one way to look at short data; another metric that we here at Dividend Channel find particularly useful is the "days to cover" metric because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares traded. The number of shares short is then compared to the average daily volume, in order to calculate the total number of trading days (at the average volume) it would take to close out all of the open short positions if every share traded represented a short position being closed. Average daily volume for DLR at the 06/15/2016 settlement decreased to 1,842,240, as compared to 5,324,170 at the 05/31/2016 report. That brought "days to cover" up to 12.90, a 222.41% increase from the 4.00 days to cover calculated at the previous short interest data release. http://www.forbes.com/sites/dividendchannel/2016/06/27/digital-realty-trust-stock-sees-short-interest-make-11-6-move/
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