Top 10 Most (and Least) Shorted S&P 500 Stocks

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 |  Includes: AAPL, BAC, CERN, CINF, CMS, CSCO, FAST, GS, HAS, MCO, MET, MFE, MYL, PKI, PTV, ROP, TEG, TSS, WDC, WM
by: Kapitall

The following is an overview of the most and least shorted stocks in the S&P 500 index, based on the short ratio. The short ratio is derived by dividing the total short interest by the average daily volume for a stock.

All data sourced from Finviz.

Sector Overview: Average Short Ratio By Sector

Basic Materials: 2.20 (based on 57 stocks)
Conglomerates: 2.41 (based on 6 stocks)
Consumer Goods: 2.96 (based on 60 stocks)
Financials: 3.15 (based on 80 stocks)
Healthcare: 2.71 (based on 43 stocks)
Industrial Goods: 3.51 (based on 40 stocks)
Services: 3.26 (based on 101 stocks)
Technology: 2.45 (based on 78 stocks)
Utilities: 3.58 (based on 35 stocks)

Top 10 Most Shorted S&P 500 Stocks (Based on Short Ratio)

Fastenal Co. (NASDAQ:FAST): 12.87
Cerner Corp. (NASDAQ:CERN): 12.43
Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM): 12.43
CMS Energy Corp. (NYSE:CMS): 11.43
Integrys Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:TEG): 10.55
Roper Industries Inc. (NYSE:ROP): 10.31
Mylan, Inc. (NASDAQ:MYL): 10.13
Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS): 10.13
Moody's Corp. (NYSE:MCO): 9.98
Cincinnati Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:CINF): 9.47



Top 10 Least Shorted S&P 500 Stocks (Based on Short Ratio)

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): 0.43
McAfee, Inc. (MFE): 0.46
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS): 0.65
Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO): 0.68
SanDisk Corp. (SNDK): 0.69
Pactiv Corp. (PTV): 0.75
MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET): 0.75
Hasbro Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS): 0.81
Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC): 0.82
PerkinElmer Inc. (NYSE:PKI): 0.82



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