At the end of the settlement date of May 29, 2020, short interest in 2,420  Nasdaq Global MarketSM securities totaled 7,896,860,004 shares compared with 7,989,729,389 shares in 2,423 Global Market issues reported for the prior settlement date of May 15, 2020. The end-of-May short interest represent 2.74 days average daily Nasdaq Global Market share volume for the reporting period, compared with 2.90 days for the prior reporting period.

Short interest in 1,042 securities on The Nasdaq Capital MarketSM totaled 1,078,521,731 shares at the end of the settlement date of May 29, 2020 compared with 1,088,545,167 shares in 1,033 securities for the previous reporting period. This represents 1.0 day average daily volume; the previous reporting period’s figure was also 1.0.

In summary, short interest in all 3,462 Nasdaq® securities totaled 8,975,381,735 shares at the May 29, 2020 settlement date, compared with 3,456 issues and 9,078,274,556 shares at the end of the previous reporting period. This is 2.16 days average daily volume, compared with an average of 2.36 days for the previous reporting period.

The open short interest positions reported for each Nasdaq security reflect the total number of shares sold short by all broker/dealers regardless of their exchange affiliations. A short sale is generally understood to mean the sale of a security that the seller does not own or any sale that is consummated by the delivery of a security borrowed by or for the account of the seller.

For more information on Nasdaq Short interest positions, including publication dates, visithttp://www.nasdaq.com/quotes/short-interest.aspx or http://www.nasdaqtrader.com/asp/short_interest.asp.

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Media Contact:Matthew Sheahanmatthew.sheahan@nasdaq.com

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