Short Interest In Retail Properties Of America Expands By 104.8%
The most recent short interest data has been released by the NASDAQ for the 06/14/2013 settlement date, which shows a 2,474,723 share increase in total short interest for Retail Properties of America, Inc , to 4,836,627, an increase of 104.78% since 05/31/2013. 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.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, RPAI makes up 2.80% of the iShares FTSE NAREIT Retail Capped Index Fund ETF (RTL) which is up by about 1.8% on the day Thursday. In afternoon trading Thursday, RPAI was up about 2.8% on the day.