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Performance update: start of 2017 top shorted London-listed shares – slight, er, 'issues' at Telit edition

By Steve Moore | Sunday 10 September 2017


Early this year we showed the ten top shorted London-listed shares at the start of 2017. Previously updating it was the Carillion crashing edition. How's the performance now?

Carillion (CLLN) has weakened further, but the big change since previously is Telit (TCM) - from +1% to -39% - following some slight, er, operational and boardroom 'issues' - as extensively documented HERE. The full performance is...

Name of Share Issuer Share price (p)
at end of 2016
Share price (p)
at close 08/09/2017
CARILLION PLC 235.8 43.875 -81%
OCADO GROUP PLC 263.8 310.7 18%
TULLOW OIL PLC 311.9 160 -49%
MITIE GROUP PLC 225.1 273.5 22%
AGGREKO PLC 915 913 -0%
SAINSBURY (J) PLC 249.7 234.9 -6%
WEIR GROUP PLC/THE  1882 1798 -4%
DEBENHAMS PLC 57.5 41.75 -27%
FTSE 100 7,142.83 7,377.60 3%
FTSE 250 18,077.27 19,610.40 8%
FTSE ALL-SHARE 3,873.22 4,043.28 4%

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