Consolidated Edison Number of Shares Shorted

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

Distress Driver Correlations

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.
 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.
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Consolidated Edison Number of Shares Shorted Assessment


Consolidated Edison Margin Growth Rates

Operating Margin


Gross Margin

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.

Peer Comparison

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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Return On Equity15.50 %
Return On Asset0.03 %
Profit Margin0.10 %
Operating Margin19.81 %
Current Valuation32.19 B
Shares Outstanding305.38 M
Shares Owned by Insiders0.17 %
Shares Owned by Institutions54.50 %
Number of Shares Shorted11.2 M
Price to Earning18.64 times
Price to Book1.69 times
Price to Sales2.04 times
Revenue12.55 B
Gross Profit5.49 B
Net Income1.19 B
Cash and Equivalents944 M
Cash per Share0.49 times
Total Debt14.27 B
Debt to Equity1.03 times
Current Ratio0.88 times
Book Value Per Share47.53 times
Cash Flow from Operations3.28 B
Short Ratio6.37 times
Earnings Per Share4.34 times
Price to Earnings To Growth4.90 times
Number of Employees14.81 K
Market Capitalization24.72 B
Total Asset45.64 B
Retained Earnings5.42 B
Working Capital(884 M)
Current Asset3.84 B
Current Liabilities4.72 B
Z Score0.6
Last Dividend Paid2.76