When you’re analyzing a stock, take note of short-interest ratio data and exorbitant short interest rates. Traders can learn about the general market sentiment around a company by looking at what short-sellers are trading.
1. Carvana Co. – 19.16%
Carvana Co (CVNA). This is a Tempe, Arizona-based online used vehicle reseller. The firm is recognized for its multi-story vehicle vending machines and is the fastest rising used car dealer in the country.
The stock last closed at a price of $336.99 with a 52-week high of $341.40.
2. Sunrun Inc. – 17.3%
Sunrun Inc (RUN). This company is located in San Francisco, California, and is a provider of household solar panels and consumer battery packs in the United States. Sunrun Inc stock last closed at a price of $49.59 with a 52-week high of $100.93.
3. AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. – 15.89%
AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc (NYSE: AMC). The movie theater franchise surrendered a large portion of the profits it earned on Wednesday. AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. stock last closed at a price of $38.01 with a 52-week high of $72.62.
4. Nuance Communications Inc. – 14.65%
Nuance Communications Inc (NASDAQ: NUAN) is a software startup that specializes in speech detection and machine learning. They offer speech and language services to companies and clients all throughout the country.
This stock last closed at a price of $55.05 with a 52-week high of $72.62.
5. Wayfair Inc. – 14.24%
Wayfair Inc (W). Wayfair Inc. is a furniture and home-goods e-commerce firm based in the United States. This is an e-commerce company headquartered in the United States that sells furniture and household products.
This stock last closed at a price of $274.64.
Final Short Interest Thoughts
Anyone might find learning how to invest in the stock market difficult. Traders have been increasingly targeting companies with strong short interest in an attempt to drive hedge funds out of the market.
Contact a financial advisor if you need assistance getting started with investing in any stocks that interest you on the market.