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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 Facebook has 27.72 M of outstending shares currently sold short by investors. This is 384.91% higher than that of the Technology sector, and 266.44% higher than that of Internet Information Providers industry, The Number of Shares Shorted for all stocks is 755.61% lower than the firm.
Facebook Number of Shares Shorted Comparison
Number of Shares Shorted
Facebook is one of the top stocks in number of shares shorted category among related companies.
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