Short Sellers Love These Stocks

These companies experienced the sharpest increase in short exposure over the past week.

(Mark Abramson/Bloomberg)

(Mark Abramson/Bloomberg)

Now this is what you call hedging.

In the recent one-week period that ended on September 26, short sellers boosted their short exposure on two thirds of the 8,501 stocks that are covered by financial analytics firm S3 Analytics.

This is not a sell list of stocks — investors short individual issues for a variety of reasons.


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