Short Interest Sector Focus: Financial Services Sector


As of the close of business on Friday, 8/26, we captured the Top 10 Highest Short Interest % stocks within the Financial Services Sector.

The average short interest for stocks within the Financial Services sector stands at 1.51%. Therefore, the below stocks are showing a more pessimistic outlook than their peers within the respective sector.


  • UPSTART HLDGS INC    UPST    39.27%
  • MARATHON DIGITAL H    MARA    36.34%
  • ENCORE CAPITAL GP    ECPG    22.46%
  • LEMONADE INC        LMND    22.26%
  • TRUPANION INC        TRUP    18.40%
  • NEW YORK COMMTY        NYCB    14.01%
  • VOYA FINL INC        VOYA    13.17%
  • REPUBLIC 1ST BNCRP    FRBK    12.62%
  • WORLD ACCEPTANCE    WRLD    12.22%

Short Interest is the percentage of a stocks' outstanding shares being sold short, which is utilized as a gauge for stock price sentiment. When short interest increases, this is generally considered a negative "bear" market indicator, whereas when short interest decreases, this is generally considered a positive "bull" market indicator. 

Disclaimer: The Short Interest Indicator is produced by Tidal Markets, in partnership with Benzinga Insights. The data represented is exclusive to short interest data amalgamated daily by Tidal Markets LLC and its underlying proprietary sources. The information contained herein should not be compared to, contrasted, or evaluated against other short interest data providers. ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN DOES NOT CONSTITUTE OR IMPLY INVESTMENT ADVICE  

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