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The Big Shorts

The Big Shorts

5.55k followers14 symbols Watchlist by Yahoo Finance

This basket consists of stocks with large short positions against them.

Curated by Yahoo Finance

Background

Some of the most famous, or infamous, trades in the hedge fund business include shorts. This is when the fund manager bets the price of a stock will go down. Analysts at Goldman Sachs have identified these stocks as being among the most heavily shorted stocks in the market.

How did we choose these stocks?

Each of these stocks was chosen by the Yahoo Finance editorial staff.

Who made these selections?

Yahoo Finance is the most-read business website in the US, garnering roughly 75 million unique visitors every month. The site has extensive coverage of both consumer technology and the business of tech companies.

How are these weighted?

The stocks in this watchlist are weighted equally.

Performance

WatchlistChange today1-month return1-year returnTotal return
The Big Shorts-1.42%-4.29%-9.17%+11.39%
^GSPC-0.72%+1.98%+13.48%+3951.88%

14 symbols

SymbolCompany nameLast priceChange% changeMarket timeVolumeAvg vol (3-month)Market cap
WMTWalmart Inc.144.64-2.33-1.59%4:00 pm GMT-510.87M7.10M409.23B
PGThe Procter & Gamble Company134.78-1.02-0.75%4:00 pm GMT-57.60M6.66M334.20B
DISThe Walt Disney Company171.44-1.99-1.15%4:00 pm GMT-511.67M11.64M310.39B
INTCIntel Corporation57.58-1.67-2.82%4:00 pm GMT-550.27M40.67M235.96B
TAT&T Inc.29.17-0.12-0.41%4:00 pm GMT-538.46M43.63M207.87B
XOMExxon Mobil Corporation47.89-2.42-4.81%4:00 pm GMT-541.59M31.90M202.49B
ABTAbbott Laboratories111.3+1.26+1.15%4:00 pm GMT-54.38M4.86M197.26B
CVXChevron Corporation92.09-3.40-3.56%4:00 pm GMT-510.01M11.17M177.27B
BAThe Boeing Company204.32-5.59-2.66%4:00 pm GMT-510.63M19.83M115.34B
IBMInternational Business Machines Corporation128.39-0.58-0.45%4:00 pm GMT-54.45M5.68M114.40B
CATCaterpillar Inc.194.62-2.78-1.41%4:00 pm GMT-52.99M3.22M105.73B
GEGeneral Electric Company11.33-0.33-2.83%4:00 pm GMT-572.36M97.15M99.25B
TGTTarget Corporation194.8-3.21-1.62%4:00 pm GMT-54.21M3.85M97.55B
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