Short Interest Reporting Due Dates

FINRA requires firms to report short interest positions in all customer and proprietary accounts in all equity securities twice a month. All short interest positions must be reported by 6 p.m. Eastern Time on the second business day after the reporting settlement date designated by FINRA.

See the schedule of reporting dates below.

2018 Short Interest Reporting Dates


Settlement Date Due Date1 Exchange Receipt Date
October 31
Wednesday
November 2 – 6 p.m.
Friday
November 9
Friday
November 15
Thursday
November 19 – 6 p.m.
Monday
November 27
Tuesday
November 30
Friday
December 4 – 6 p.m.
Tuesday
December 11
Tuesday
December 14
Friday
December 18 – 6 p.m.
Tuesday
December 26
Wednesday
December 31
Monday
January 3 – 6 p.m.
Thursday
January 10
Thursday

2019 Short Interest Reporting Dates

Settlement Date Due Date1 Exchange Receipt Date
January 15
Tuesday
January 17 – 6 p.m.
Thursday
January 25
Friday
January 31
Thursday
February 4 – 6 p.m.
Monday
February 11
Monday
February 15
Friday
February 20 – 6 p.m.
Wednesday
February 27
Wednesday
February 28
Thursday
March 4 – 6 p.m.
Monday
March 11
Monday
March 15
Friday
March 19 – 6 p.m.
Tuesday
March 26
Tuesday
March 29
Friday
April 2 – 6 p.m.
Tuesday
April 9
Tuesday
April 15
Monday
April 17 – 6 p.m.
Wednesday
April 25
Thursday
April 30
Tuesday
May 2 – 6 p.m.
Thursday
May 9
Thursday
May 15
Wednesday
May 17 – 6 p.m.
Friday
May 24
Friday
May 31
Friday
June 4 – 6 p.m.
Tuesday
June 11
Tuesday
June 14
Friday
June 18 – 6 p.m.
Tuesday
June 25
Tuesday
June 28
Friday
July 2 – 6 p.m.
Tuesday
July 10
Wednesday
July 15
Monday
July 17 – 6 p.m.
Wednesday
July 24
Wednesday
July 31
Wednesday
August 2 – 6 p.m.
Friday
August 9
Friday
August 15
Thursday
August 19 – 6 p.m.
Monday
August 26
Monday
August 30
Friday
September 4 – 6 p.m.
Wednesday
September 11
Wednesday
September 13
Friday
September 17 – 6 p.m.
Tuesday
September 24
Tuesday
September 30
Monday
October 2 – 6 p.m.
Wednesday
October 9
Wednesday
October 15
Tuesday
October 17 – 6 p.m.
Thursday
October 24
Thursday
October 31
Thursday
November 4 – 6 p.m.
Monday
November 11
Monday
November 15
Friday
November 19 – 6 p.m.
Tuesday
November 26
Tuesday
November 29
Friday
December 3 – 6 p.m.
Tuesday
December 10
Tuesday
December 13
Friday
December 17 – 6 p.m.
Tuesday
December 24
Tuesday
December 31
Tuesday
January 3 – 6 p.m.
Friday
January 10
Friday

1 All referenced times are reflected as Eastern Time.

Questions


  • Questions regarding the information that firms need to file can be directed to the appropriate District Office.
  • Questions regarding system requirements, file uploads and related submission problems should be directed to (800) 321-6273.
  • Business questions regarding the short interest reporting deadlines should be directed to Yvonne Huber at (240) 386-5034, Jocelyn Mello-Gibbon at (240) 386-5091 or Lauren Zito at (240) 386-5432.