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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.
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Shorted by Public
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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.
Based on recorded statements DRDGOLD Ltd has 937.06 K of outstending shares currently sold short by investors. This is much higher than that of the sector, and significantly higher than that of Number of Shares Shorted industry, The Number of Shares Shorted for all stocks is over 1000% lower than the firm.