DRDGOLD Ltd Number of Shares Shorted


Number of Shares Shorted Analysis

Number of Shares Shorted is total amount of shares that are currently sold short by investors. When stock is sold short, the short seller assumes the responsibility of buying the stock back at a lower price. The speculator will make money if the stock goes down in price or will experience loss if the stock price goes up.
Shares Shorted 
Shorted by Public 
by Institutions 
1.37 M

About Number of Shares Shorted

If a large number of investors decide to short sell an equity instrument within a small period of time, their combined action can significantly affect price of the stock.
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DRDGOLD Ltd Number of Shares Shorted Assessment

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Based on recorded statements DRDGOLD Ltd has 1.37 M of outstending shares currently sold short by investors. This is 75.71% lower than that of the Basic Materials sector, and 26.25% lower than that of Gold industry, The Number of Shares Shorted for all stocks is 55.05% higher than the company.

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Return On Equity5.98 %
Return On Asset1.96 %
Profit Margin3.97 %
Operating Margin3.43 %
Current Valuation321.56 M
Shares Outstanding42.15 M
Shares Owned by Insiders10.21 %
Shares Owned by Institutions23.80 %
Number of Shares Shorted1.37 M
Price to Earning51.54 times
Price to Book3.13 times
Price to Sales2.13 times
Revenue164.89 M
Gross Profit61.43 M
Net Income6.55 M
Cash and Equivalents18.85 M
Cash per Share0.45 times
Total Debt1.5 M
Debt to Equity0.01 times
Current Ratio2.17 times
Book Value Per Share2.66 times
Cash Flow from Operations15.95 M
Short Ratio1.38 times
One Year High9.1
One Year Low1.14
Earnings Per Share0.16 times
Price to Earnings To Growth2.08 times
Number of Employees941
Market Capitalization338.9 M
Total Asset304.74 M
Working Capital25.64 M
Current Asset57.55 M
Current Liabilities31.92 M
Z Score135.0