Number of Shares Shorted breakdown for ICONNumber 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.
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.
ICON Number of Shares Shorted Assessment
Based on recorded statements ICON Public Limited Company has 676.83 K of outstending shares currently sold short by investors. This is 80.06% lower than that of Healthcare sector, and 78.74% lower than that of Medical Laboratories and Research industry, The Number of Shares Shorted for all stocks is 68.76% higher than the company.
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