10 Most-Shorted NYSE Stocks at Start of December Trading

Wall St. Watchdog reveals a list of the 10 most-shorted stocks on the NYSE as of Nov 30th:

  1. SPDR S & P 500 (NYSE:SPY): This equity had 457,789,227 shares sold short as of Nov 30th, as compared to 429,608,026 on Nov 15th, which represents a change of 28,181,201 shares, or 6.6%. Days to cover for this company is 2 and average daily trading volume is 228,714,465. About the equity: SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust is a unit investment trust incorporated in the United States. The Trust consists of a portfolio representing all 500 stocks in the S&P 500 Index. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  2. SPDR Select Sector Fund – Fina (NYSE:XLF): This equity had 247,165,157 shares sold short as of Nov 30th, as compared to 199,320,225 on Nov 15th, which represents a change of 47,844,932 shares, or 24.0%. Days to cover for this company is 3 and average daily trading volume is 86,884,905. About the equity: Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective is to provide investment results that, before expenses, correspond to the performance of The Financial Select Sector. The Index includes financial services firms whose business’ range from investment management to commercial & business banking. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  3. iShares Russell 2000 (NYSE:IWM): This equity had 221,409,694 shares sold short as of Nov 30th, as compared to 221,026,408 on Nov 15th, which represents a change of 383,286 shares, or 0.2%. Days to cover for this company is 4 and average daily trading volume is 61,202,107. About the equity: iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond to the performance of the Russell 2000 Index Fund. The Index measures the performance of the small-capitalization sector of the U.S. equity market. The Fund uses a Representative Sampling strategy to try to track the Index. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  4. Bank of America Corporation Co (NYSE:BAC): This equity had 187,086,615 shares sold short as of Nov 30th, as compared to 238,719,041 on Nov 15th, which represents a change of -51,632,426 shares, or -21.6%. Days to cover for this company is 1 and average daily trading volume is 286,536,693. About the equity: Bank of America Corporation accepts deposits and offers banking, investing, asset management, and other financial and risk-management products and services. The Company has a mortgage lending subsidiary, and an investment banking and securities brokerage subsidiary. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  5. Ford Motor Company Common Stoc (NYSE:F): This equity had 141,668,608 shares sold short as of Nov 30th, as compared to 139,820,919 on Nov 15th, which represents a change of 1,847,689 shares, or 1.3%. Days to cover for this company is 3 and average daily trading volume is 49,815,765. About the equity: Ford Motor Company designs, manufactures, and services cars and trucks. The Company also provides vehicle-related financing, leasing, and insurance through its subsidiary. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  6. Nokia Corporation Sponsored Am (NYSE:NOK): This equity had 126,357,768 shares sold short as of Nov 30th, as compared to 119,524,489 on Nov 15th, which represents a change of 6,833,279 shares, or 5.7%. Days to cover for this company is 4 and average daily trading volume is 30,273,800. About the equity: Nokia Corporation is a player in the mobile industry. The Company makes a range of mobile devices with services and software that enable people to experience music, navigation, video, television, imaging, games, business mobility and more. Nokia also provides equipment, solutions and services for communications networks. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  7. Sprint Nextel Corporation Com (NYSE:S): This equity had 108,869,146 shares sold short as of Nov 30th, as compared to 104,439,513 on Nov 15th, which represents a change of 4,429,633 shares, or 4.2%. Days to cover for this company is 3 and average daily trading volume is 37,351,414. About the equity: Sprint Nextel Corporation offers a range of wireless and wireline communications services to consumer, business, and government customers. The Company develops, engineers, and deploys various technologies, including two wireless networks offering mobile data services, instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities, and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  8. General Electric Company Commo (NYSE:GE): This equity had 98,830,707 shares sold short as of Nov 30th, as compared to 92,627,417 on Nov 15th, which represents a change of 6,203,290 shares, or 6.7%. Days to cover for this company is 2 and average daily trading volume is 65,629,425. About the equity: General Electric Company is a diversified technology, media and financial services company. The Company offers products and services ranging from aircraft engines, power generation, and water processing technology to medical imaging, business and consumer financing, media content and industrial products. General Electric conducts operations globally. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  9. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. C (NYSE:AMD): This equity had 85,171,711 shares sold short as of Nov 30th, as compared to 85,586,374 on Nov 15th, which represents a change of -414,663 shares, or -0.5%. Days to cover for this company is 6 and average daily trading volume is 14,388,889. About the equity: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. manufactures semiconductor products. The Company manufactures products that include microprocessors, embedded microprocessors, chipsets, graphics, video and multimedia products. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. offers its products on a global basis. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  10. EMC Corporation Common Stock (NYSE:EMC): This equity had 85,035,047 shares sold short as of Nov 30th, as compared to 69,991,374 on Nov 15th, which represents a change of 15,043,673 shares, or 21.5%. Days to cover for this company is 4 and average daily trading volume is 21,608,371. About the equity: EMC Corporation provides enterprise storage systems, software, networks, and services. The Company’s products store, retrieve, manage, protect, and share information from all major computing environments and mainframe platforms. EMC operates offices around the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

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