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Autumn 2017 update: Top shorted London-listed shares

By ShareProphets | Tuesday 14 November 2017


 


From the FCA's spreadsheet of short positions required to be disclosed to it, we previously updated the top shorted London-listed shares HERE. The following is our Autumn update...

Those in bold are new entrants since our previous update, whilst from then 4 no longer feature in the table - Wood Group (WG.) now 4.29%, Tullow Oil (TLW) now 7.08%, Petrofac (PFC) now 7.23% and Foxtons (FOXT) now 3.76%.

Name of Share Issuer Net Short Position (%)
CARILLION PLC 16.36
OCADO GROUP PLC 15.82
DEBENHAMS PLC 13.20
WM MORRISON SUPERMARKETS 12.01
PROVIDENT FINANCIAL PLC 11.78
PREMIER OIL PLC 11.53
MARKS & SPENCER GROUP PLC 11.41
TELIT COMMUNICATIONS PLC 10.29
SAINSBURY (J) PLC 10.23
AGGREKO PLC 9.72
ANGLO AMERICAN PLC 9.20
PETS AT HOME GROUP PLC 9.12
COUNTRYWIDE PLC 9.04
ULTRA ELECTRONICS HLDGS PLC 8.77

Note: At the weekend we updated on the performance of the start of 2017 top shorted shares. See HERE.


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