Short Interest Report


On a semimonthly basis, Nasdaq publishes a summary of the consolidated market short interest positions in all Nasdaq-listed securities in the Nasdaq Short Interest Report. This report is available to firms via secured FTP access.

Benefits & Features

The Nasdaq Short Interest Report is designed to:

  • Facilitate the distribution of short sale data to the print and electronic news media
  • Enable investors and traders to develop risk assessment tools and trading models for Nasdaq-listed issues
  • Reflect stock splits and other corporate actions if they occur before the stated settlement date for the reporting period

Access Options

The Nasdaq Short Interest Report is available for download via secure FTP access only.

Query-only access on a security-by-security basis is available via the Nasdaq Monthly Short Interest page on the public section of this website. This is not for re-sale, only for individual internal use.

For full access to short interest reports, or to allow for internal or external distribution of such information, please refer to the U.S Equity Price List or contact your Account Manager.


Please refer to the U.S Equities Price List for pricing information.

Agreements & Forms

In order to access the Nasdaq Web-Based Reports, including the Nasdaq Short Interest Report, firms must execute the appropriate Nasdaq agreements: 

For the complete list of Nasdaq and UTP market data agreements and forms, please refer to the Nasdaq Global Data Products Agreements and Forms page.