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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.
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.
Weighted Average Shares
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 Consolidated Edison Inc has 11.2 M of outstending shares currently sold short by investors. This is 295.15% higher than that of the Utilities sector, and 192.34% higher than that of Diversified Utilities industry, The Number of Shares Shorted for all stocks is 245.7% lower than the firm.
Consolidated Edison Number of Shares Shorted Comparison
Number of Shares Shorted
Consolidated Edison Comparables
Consolidated Edison is rated # 2 in number of shares shorted category among related companies.
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