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.

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.

2017 Short Interest Reporting Dates

Settlement Date Due Date1 Exchange Receipt Date
September 29
Friday
October 3 – 6 p.m.
Tuesday
October 10
Tuesday
October 13
Friday
October 17 – 6 p.m.
Tuesday
October 24
Tuesday
October 31
Tuesday
November 2 – 6 p.m.
Thursday
November 09
Thursday
November 15
Wednesday
November 17 – 6 p.m.
Friday
November 27
Monday
November 30
Thursday
December 4 – 6 p.m.
Monday
December 11
Monday
December 15
Friday
December 19 – 6 p.m.
Tuesday
December 27
Wednesday
December 29
Friday
January 3 – 6 p.m.
Wednesday
January 10
Wednesday

2018 Short Interest Reporting Dates

Settlement Date Due Date1 Exchange Receipt Date
January 12
Friday
January 17 – 6 p.m.
Wednesday
January 24
Wednesday
January 31
Wednesday
February 2 – 6 p.m.
Friday
February 9
Friday
February 15
Thursday
February 20 – 6 p.m.
Tuesday
February 27
Tuesday
February 28
Wednesday
March 2 – 6 p.m.
Friday
March 9
Friday
March 15
Thursday
March 19 – 6 p.m.
Monday
March 26
Monday
March 29
Thursday
April 3 – 6 p.m.
Tuesday
April 10
Tuesday
April 13
Friday
April 17 – 6 p.m.
Tuesday
April 24
Tuesday
April 30
Monday
May 2 – 6 p.m.
Wednesday
May 9
Wednesday
May 15
Tuesday
May 17 – 6 p.m.
Thursday
May 24
Thursday
May 31
Thursday
June 4 – 6 p.m.
Monday
June 11
Monday
June 15
Friday
June 19 – 6 p.m.
Tuesday
June 26
Tuesday
June 29
Friday
July 3 – 6 p.m.
Tuesday
July 11
Wednesday
July 13
Friday
July 17 – 6 p.m.
Tuesday
July 24
Tuesday
July 31
Tuesday
August 2 – 6 p.m.
Thursday
August 9
Thursday
August 15
Wednesday
August 17 – 6 p.m.
Friday
August 24
Friday
August 31
Friday
September 5 – 6 p.m.
Wednesday
September 12
Wednesday
September 14
Friday
September 18 – 6 p.m.
Tuesday
September 25
Tuesday
September 28
Friday
October 2 – 6 p.m.
Tuesday
October 9
Tuesday
October 15
Monday
October 17 – 6 p.m.
Wednesday
October 24
Wednesday  
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

1 All referenced times are reflected as Eastern Time.