Citigroup Number of Shares Shorted

C -- USA Stock  

USD 68.99  0.86  1.23%

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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.
Shares Shorted 
Shorted by Public 
by Institutions 
18.49 M

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.
Compare to competition
Based on recorded statements Citigroup has 18.49 M of outstending shares currently sold short by investors. This is much higher than that of the Financial Services sector, and significantly higher than that of Banking industry, The Number of Shares Shorted for all stocks is over 1000% lower than the firm.

Peer Comparison

Citigroup Number of Shares Shorted Comparison
  Number of Shares Shorted 
      Citigroup Comparables 
Citigroup is rated fourth in number of shares shorted category among related companies.