The Most-Hated Stocks on the NYSE in July

Following is a list of the 10 most-shorted stocks on the NYSE as of Jul 15th:

  1. SPDR S & P 500 (NYSE:SPY): This company had 344,270,449 shares sold short as of Jul 15th, as compared to 344,270,449 on Jun 30th, which represents a change of -3,717,415 shares, or -1.1%. Days to cover for this company is 2 and average daily trading volume is 193,718,303. About the company: 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.
  2. iShares Russell 2000 (NYSE:IWM): This company had 232,230,807 shares sold short as of Jul 15th, as compared to 232,230,807 on Jun 30th, which represents a change of -2,582,354 shares, or -1.1%. Days to cover for this company is 3 and average daily trading volume is 67,146,477. About the company: 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.
  3. Ford Motor Company Common Stoc (NYSE:F): This company had 160,396,478 shares sold short as of Jul 15th, as compared to 160,396,478 on Jun 30th, which represents a change of -8,419,235 shares, or -5.2%. Days to cover for this company is 3 and average daily trading volume is 54,499,010. About the company: Ford Motor Company designs, manufactures, and services cars and trucks. The Company also provides vehicle-related financing, leasing, and insurance through its subsidiary.
  4. Bank of America Corporation Co (NYSE:BAC): This company had 108,293,042 shares sold short as of Jul 15th, as compared to 108,293,042 on Jun 30th, which represents a change of 16,596,387 shares, or 15.3%. Days to cover for this company is 1 and average daily trading volume is 142,394,597. About the company: 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.
  5. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. C (NYSE:AMD): This company had 83,571,515 shares sold short as of Jul 15th, as compared to 83,571,515 on Jun 30th, which represents a change of 19,867,680 shares, or 23.8%. Days to cover for this company is 5 and average daily trading volume is 20,634,456. About the company: 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.
  6. Nokia Corporation Sponsored Am (NYSE:NOK): This company had 107,242,741 shares sold short as of Jul 15th, as compared to 107,242,741 on Jun 30th, which represents a change of -4,763,939 shares, or -4.4%. Days to cover for this company is 4 and average daily trading volume is 26,317,480. About the company: 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.
  7. Sprint Nextel Corporation Com (NYSE:S): This company had 81,254,952 shares sold short as of Jul 15th, as compared to 81,254,952 on Jun 30th, which represents a change of 17,876,080 shares, or 22.0%. Days to cover for this company is 3 and average daily trading volume is 36,649,293. About the company: 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.
  8. SPDR Select Sector Fund – Fina (NYSE:XLF): This company had 111,122,902 shares sold short as of Jul 15th, as compared to 111,122,902 on Jun 30th, which represents a change of -19,423,924 shares, or -17.5%. Days to cover for this company is 1 and average daily trading volume is 77,500,296. About the company: 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.
  9. Frontier Communications Corpor (NYSE:FTR): This company had 84,041,989 shares sold short as of Jul 15th, as compared to 84,041,989 on Jun 30th, which represents a change of 561,254 shares, or 0.7%. Days to cover for this company is 9 and average daily trading volume is 9,286,273. About the company: Frontier Communications Corporation provides communications services to rural areas and small and medium-sized towns and cities. The Company offers a variety of voice, data, and Internet, and television services.
  10. EMC Corporation Common Stock (NYSE:EMC): This company had 78,656,169 shares sold short as of Jul 15th, as compared to 78,656,169 on Jun 30th, which represents a change of 799,262 shares, or 1.0%. Days to cover for this company is 6 and average daily trading volume is 14,292,083. About the company: 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.
Data are sourced from here.

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