NIKE Inc (NKE) short interest is $769.5 million; 9.07 million shares shorted; 0.73% of float; stock borrow cost is 30 bps fee (general collateral). NKE is the largest short in the worldwide Footwear Sector.
NVIDIA Corp (NVDA) short interest is $1.97 billion; 30.42 million shares shorted; 2.19% short interest % of float; 0.30% stock borrow fee (general collateral). NVDA is the 6th largest short in the U.S. Semiconductor Sector.
Spider Gold Shares Fund Â (GLD) short interest is $1.87 billion; 15.11 million shares shorted; 5.56% short interest % of float; 0.30% stock borrow fee (general collateral.) GLD is the 12th largest ETF short.
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Under Armour Inc (UAA) short interest is $664 million; 30.42 million shares shorted; 17.46% short interest % of float; 0.30% stock borrow fee (general collateral.) UAA is the largest short in the U.S. Apparel, Accessories & Luxury Goods Sector.
Twilio Inc (TWLO) short interest is $1.14 billion; 9.89 million shares shorted; 10.45% of its float; stock borrow is 30bp fee, General Collateral levels. TWLO is the second largest short in the Internet Services & Infrastructure Sector behind Shopify Inc (SHOP) at $1.28 billion.
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Short selling in the Australian banking sector has been increasing since September 28th when Commissioner Kenneth Hayne released his interim report of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Australian Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry. Today the commissioner delivered the final version of the report which will be published on Monday. The expectation of a completely reformed regulatory infrastructure to address systemic misconduct and structural failures in the sector based on the reportâ€™s findings has led short sellers to increase their short exposure by 67% since the end of the 3rd quarter 2018.
Lululemon AthleticaÂ Inc (LULU) shares short selling is increasing along with its stock price. Shares shorted has increased by 969k, +17%, in 2019 even as LULUâ€™s stock price is up 17% on the year. The trend continues as we are seeing continued short selling over the last week even as LULU breaks through the $140/level for the first time since November 2018. Shares shorted increased by 395k, +6.7%, as LULUâ€™s stock price rose by 4.6%.
TLRY US\CN short interest is $286 million; 3.43 million shares shorted; 33.24% of the float with a stock borrow rate on existing short positions at 182% fee (per annum).
There is very little stock loan available in this name and there is not enough stock available for any large short sales.
ROKU short interest is $368 million; 8.73 million shares shorted; 12.95% of the float with a stock borrow rate of General Collateral (30 bps fee).
ROKUâ€™s stock price is down 7% today after Citron Research called the stock â€śuninvestableâ€ť as â€śApple teams up with Samsungâ€ť to stream content via iTunes.
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The mergers and acquisition activity in the Cannabis Sector continued today with Green Growth Brands Ltd. offering $2.1 billion in a hostile takeover of Aphria Inc (APHA). This follows Altria Incâ€™s announced $1.8 billion investment in Cronos Group (CRON); Constellation Brands purchase of 5.5% of Canopy Growth Corp (CGC); Molson Coors Brewing Coâ€™s joint venture with HEXO Corp (HEXO); and Anheiser-Busch Inbevâ€™s research partnership with Tilray Inc (TJRY).