short interest

Is Chesapeake Seeing a Short Squeeze?

In the two-week short interest reporting period that ended April 13, the company with the biggest change in short interest was Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE: CHK). As of that date, ...
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Short Sellers Pile Into Major Oil Stocks

Crude oil is back above $67 a barrel after suffering through a rough March, and before this oil had not been at this price level in over two years. We ...
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Are Short Sellers Betting Against the Major Banks?

The financial sector was a major part of the Great Recession, and it has been a major part of the recovery and raging bull market since then. Generally speaking, the ...
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What Short Sellers Are Saying After the Facebook Hearing

Social media has taken the world by storm, building virtual communities for anyone who has internet access and allowing people to connect and share across the globe. Many of these ...
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Short Sellers Can’t Make Up Their Minds on Major Semiconductor Stocks

Semiconductor trends are considered to be leading indicators of technology and broader electronics demand. In a wider sense, semiconductor and tech stocks are considered to be leading indicators for the ...
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Major Biotechs Face Rising Tide of Short Interest

The short interest data are out for the most recent settlement date, April 13. Generally speaking, companies within the biotech industry are considered to be a riskier group of stocks, ...
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Short Sellers Grow More Selective on Major Pharma Stocks

Pharmaceutical companies usually are involved in a lengthy process of getting their drug candidates to market through clinical trials. There is a fair amount of risk involved, should a study ...
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Short Sellers Up the Ante With Cybersecurity Stocks

Cybersecurity has become an increasingly important issue that companies have to address as they continue to develop new platforms and mobile apps. Hackers have been able to steal credit card ...
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Which 3D Printing Stocks Are Tempting Short Sellers

Short interest dropped during the two-week reporting period ending April 13 on two of four 3D printing stocks we follow. Trading action also slowed down on all four stocks. Short ...
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Short Sellers Look for Direction in Solar, Alt Energy Stocks

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on April 13. Of the companies we watch, short interest fell on ...
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The 6 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks

While the beginning of April marked the start of a new calendar quarter, the new earnings reporting season didn’t kick off until the middle of the month. Judging by the ...
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The 6 Most Shorted Nasdaq Stocks

While the beginning of April marked the start of a new calendar quarter, the new earnings reporting season didn’t kick off until the middle of the month. Judging by the ...
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Tesla Short Interest Surges

Short bets against Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) rose 20% in the period that ended April 13, based on the number of shares shorted. About 30% of Tesla's shares were sold ...
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Are Short Sellers Signaling Optimism in the Major Banks?

The financial sector was a major part of the Great Recession, and it has been a major part of the recovery and raging bull market since then. Generally speaking, the ...
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How Short Sellers Were Positioning Ahead of Zuckerberg’s Testimony

Social media has taken the world by storm, building virtual communities for anyone who has internet access and allowing people to connect and share across the globe. Many of these ...
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