Short Interest Sector Focus: Consumer Defensive Sector


As of the close of business on Tuesday, 10/11, 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 2.66%. Therefore, the below stocks are showing a more pessimistic outlook than their peers within the respective sector.


  • BEYOND MEAT INC        BYND    45.47%
  • B & G FOODS INC        BGS    24.51%
  • BIG LOTS INC        BIG    18.04%
  • TATTOOED CHEF INC    TTCF    17.81%
  • APPHARVEST INC        APPH    16.71%
  • STRIDE INC        LRN    13.48%
  • OLLIES BARGAIN OUT    OLLI    12.52%
  • FRESHPET  INC        FRPT    12.50%
  • CELSIUS HOLDINGS I    CELH    12.24%
  • SPROUTS FMRS MKT I    SFM    11.80%

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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