Short Interest Sector Focus: Consumer Defensive Sector


As of the close of business on Friday, 6/2, 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 2.53%. Therefore, the below stocks are showing a more pessimistic outlook than their peers within the respective sector.

  • Big Lots Inc   BIG   50.4%
  • Beyond Meat Inc    BYND   43.09%
  • Freshpet Inc   FRPT   21.4%
  • Appharvest Inc    APPH   13.66%
  • B & G Foods Inc   BGS   12.83%
  • Sprouts Fmrs Mkt I   SFM   12.39%
  • Tattooed Chef Inc    TTCF   11.13%
  • Celsius Holdings I   CELH   10.85%
  • The Beauty Health   SKIN   10.53%
  • Ollies Bargain Out   OLLI   9.3%

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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