Short Interest Sector Focus: Consumer Defensive Sector


As of the close of business on Tuesday, 9/20, we captured the Top 10 Highest Short Interest % stocks within the Consumer Defensive Sector.

The average short interest for stocks within the Consumer Defensive sector stands at 2.39%. Therefore, the below stocks are showing a more pessimistic outlook than their peers within the respective sector.


  • BEYOND MEAT INC        BYND    37.86%
  • B & G FOODS INC        BGS    22.39%
  • BIG LOTS INC        BIG    19.89%
  • TATTOOED CHEF INC    TTCF    18.49%
  • STRIDE INC        LRN    15.04%
  • APPHARVEST INC        APPH    14.07%
  • CELSIUS HOLDINGS I    CELH    13.41%
  • OLLIES BARGAIN OUT    OLLI    11.73%
  • SPROUTS FMRS MKT I    SFM    9.94%
  • BOSTON BEER CO INC    SAM    9.07%

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. 

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