Most Shorted NYSE Stocks at end of October Trading

Wall St. Watchdog reveals a list of the 10 most-shorted stocks on the NYSE as of Oct 31st:

  1. SPDR S & P 500 (NYSE:SPY): This equity had 472,447,710 shares sold short as of Oct 31st, as compared to 473,602,664 on Oct 14th, which represents a change of -1,154,954 shares, or -0.2%. Days to cover for this company is 2 and average daily trading volume is 263,368,523. 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. iShares Russell 2000 (NYSE:IWM): This equity had 239,128,245 shares sold short as of Oct 31st, as compared to 261,368,976 on Oct 14th, which represents a change of -22,240,731 shares, or -8.5%. Days to cover for this company is 3 and average daily trading volume is 80,342,624. 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 >>
  3. Bank of America Corporation Co (NYSE:BAC): This equity had 189,889,789 shares sold short as of Oct 31st, as compared to 201,261,805 on Oct 14th, which represents a change of -11,372,016 shares, or -5.7%. Days to cover for this company is 1 and average daily trading volume is 278,070,154. 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 >>
  4. SPDR Select Sector Fund – Fina (NYSE:XLF): This equity had 181,278,264 shares sold short as of Oct 31st, as compared to 230,186,269 on Oct 14th, which represents a change of -48,908,005 shares, or -21.2%. Days to cover for this company is 1 and average daily trading volume is 141,272,124. 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 >>
  5. Ford Motor Company Common Stoc (NYSE:F): This equity had 144,822,614 shares sold short as of Oct 31st, as compared to 147,737,206 on Oct 14th, which represents a change of -2,914,592 shares, or -2.0%. Days to cover for this company is 2 and average daily trading volume is 79,926,196. 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 102,961,287 shares sold short as of Oct 31st, as compared to 85,447,613 on Oct 14th, which represents a change of 17,513,674 shares, or 20.5%. Days to cover for this company is 2 and average daily trading volume is 41,204,416. 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 92,491,700 shares sold short as of Oct 31st, as compared to 90,797,370 on Oct 14th, which represents a change of 1,694,330 shares, or 1.9%. Days to cover for this company is 2 and average daily trading volume is 59,799,585. 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 89,603,745 shares sold short as of Oct 31st, as compared to 98,502,441 on Oct 14th, which represents a change of -8,898,696 shares, or -9.0%. Days to cover for this company is 1 and average daily trading volume is 69,753,150. 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. Cemex, S.A.B. de C.V. Sponsore (NYSE:CX): This equity had 85,665,471 shares sold short as of Oct 31st, as compared to 90,653,584 on Oct 14th, which represents a change of -4,988,113 shares, or -5.5%. Days to cover for this company is 5 and average daily trading volume is 18,463,785. About the equity: Cemex SAB de CV is a building products company. The Company produces, distributes, and markets cement, ready-mix concrete, aggregates, and related building materials. Cemex operates throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  10. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. C (NYSE:AMD): This equity had 80,575,456 shares sold short as of Oct 31st, as compared to 80,488,199 on Oct 14th, which represents a change of 87,257 shares, or 0.1%. Days to cover for this company is 3 and average daily trading volume is 23,869,692. 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 >>

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