May 27, 2021

Current Most Shorted Stocks 2021

Current Most Shorted Stocks 2021

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Here is a top 20 list of the current most shorted stocks with the highest short interest across all major U.S. stock exchanges as of the last update. Be aware that the NASDAQ short interest is updated twice a month. Short interest data is reported on mid-month and end-of-month settlement dates for NASDAQ listed stocks. Most exchanges do month end reporting. So it is constantly changing but is delayed in reporting. 

These are the companies that have had the highest percentage of their share float borrowed to sell short over the past month. These short positions reveal built in future buying pressure as the shares short must be bought back at some point to cover. These stocks are the ones in the highest danger of short squeezes as the bears may have overstayed their welcome. Bears failed to lock in their profit at oversold levels and appear to be betting on a $0 price point that will likely never happen. Selling short goes against the long term trend in the stock market however getting on the most shorted stock list can be bullish for a stock signaling it is about to rally higher after reaching the highest level of short interest in the market. 

Rank/Ticker/Company/Exchange/Short Interest 

  1. ROOT Root Inc Nasdaq 41.28%
  2. OTRK Ontrak, Inc. Nasdaq 39.50%
  3. BLNK Blink Charging Co Nasdaq 37.91%
  4. WKHS Workhorse Group Inc Nasdaq 35.02%
  5. CLOV Clover Health Investments Corp Nasdaq 34.21%
  6. GEO The GEO Group Inc NYSE 32.79%
  7. GOGO Gogo Inc Nasdaq 30.25%
  8. FUV Arcimoto Inc Nasdaq 29.95%
  9. CLVS Clovis Oncology Inc Nasdaq 29.89%
  10. SDC SmileDirectClub Inc Nasdaq 29.42%
  11. TR Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc. NYSE 28.50%
  12. BBBY Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. Nasdaq 28.32%
  13. PETS Petmed Express Inc Nasdaq 28.12%
  14. LCI Lannett Company, Inc. NYSE 28.00%
  15. REV Revlon Inc NYSE 27.13%
  16. INO Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc Nasdaq 26.59%
  17. PGEN Precigen, Inc Nasdaq 26.12%
  18. DGLY Digital Ally, Inc. Nasdaq 25.83%
  19. CVM CEL-SCI Corporation AMEX 25.72%
  20. CRTX Cortexyme Inc Nasdaq 25.65%