Short Interest Update on Capstead Mortgage Corporation (CMO)

Capstead Mortgage Corporation (CMO) : The short interest in Capstead Mortgage Corporation (CMO) has changed with an increase of 102,053 shares and the open interest is 3.3%. From 3,117,990 short positions on Jul 29, 2016, the shorts increased to 3,220,043 shares by August 15, 2016. There are 6 more days left for the expiry and the daily trading volume of the stock is 550,656 shares. The total interest of shorts is 3.4% of the shares available to the public. The short interest information was released on Wednesday Aug 24th after the market close.

Capstead Mortgage Corporation (NYSE:CMO): The stock opened at $10.19 on Wednesday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $10.21 for the day. The stock traded down to $10.07 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $10.08 with a loss of -1.18% for the day. The stock had closed at $10.20 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 695,187 shares.


Capstead Mortgage Corporation is a self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company invests in a leveraged portfolio of residential mortgage pass-through securities consisting exclusively of short-duration adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) securities issued and guaranteed by Government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs), either Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac (together, the GSEs), or by an agency of the federal Government, Ginnie Mae. As of December 31, 2014, the Companys long-term investment capital totaled $1.49 billion and consisted of $1.21 billion of common and $184 million of perpetual preferred stockholders equity (recorded amounts) and $100 million of unsecured borrowings. The Company offers residential mortgage securities classified as held-to-maturity.

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