Consolidated Edison 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.
Consolidated Edison 
Shares Shorted 
Shorted by Public 
by Institutions 
15.14 M

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Weighted Average Shares Over Time

The weighted average number of shares or units issued and outstanding that are used by the company to calculate Earnings per Basic Share, determined based on the timing of issuance of shares or units in the period.
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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.
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Consolidated Edison Number of Shares Shorted Assessment

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Based on recorded statements Consolidated Edison Inc has 15.14 M of outstending shares currently sold short by investors. This is 414.6% higher than that of the Utilities sector, and 176.68% higher than that of Electric Utilities industry, The Number of Shares Shorted for all stocks is 447.85% lower than the firm.

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Consolidated Edison is rated # 4 in number of shares shorted category among related companies.
Return On Equity8.73 %
Return On Asset3.27 %
Profit Margin9.37 %
Operating Margin19.37 %
Current Valuation35.31 B
Shares Outstanding302.84 M
Shares Owned by Insiders0.17 %
Shares Owned by Institutions54.50 %
Number of Shares Shorted15.14 M
Price to Earning18.79 times
Price to Book1.60 times
Price to Sales1.75 times
Revenue12.09 B
Gross Profit5.49 B
Net Income1.13 B
Cash and Equivalents61 M
Cash per Share0.21 times
Total Debt14.16 B
Debt to Equity1.07 times
Current Ratio0.72 times
Book Value Per Share44.87 times
Cash Flow from Operations3.24 B
Short Ratio8.38 times
One Year High77.23
One Year Low56.86
Earnings Per Share3.84 times
Price to Earnings To Growth7.42 times
Number of Employees14.81 K
Market Capitalization21.85 B
Total Asset45.58 B
Working Capital(1.25 B)
Current Asset3.18 B
Current Liabilities4.44 B
Z Score0.6