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By Steve Moore | Saturday 10 February 2018
Early this year we showed the ten top shorted London-listed shares at the start of 2018. Following the recent 'crash', how's performance?
Materially worse than the markets are Provident Financial (PFG), ('unlucky' again Neil!), and Debenhams (DEB). However, the overall performance is somewhat dominated by the demise of Carillion. Without the latter, the overall performance actually lags the markets (though a further two positions I noted warranted a mention are -27% (IQE plc, (IQE)) and -6% (Pets at Home (PETS))...
|Name of Share Issuer||End 2017 Share Price (p)||Share price (p) at close 09/02/2018||Performance|
|OCADO GROUP PLC||397.1||462.5||16%|
|PREMIER OIL PLC||76.25||72.65||-5%|
|WM MORRISON SUPERMARKETS||219.9||216.7||-1%|
|TELIT COMMUNICATIONS PLC||150||162||8%|
|SAINSBURY (J) PLC||241.4||244.9||1%|
|MARKS & SPENCER GROUP PLC||314.8||286.1||-9%|
|PROVIDENT FINANCIAL PLC||898||682.4||-24%|
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