Most Shorted Stocks 2022: May

Most Shorted Stocks 2022: May

A list of the current most shorted stocks right now can be a great place to look for potential deep dip value buys. The stocks with the highest short interest on major U.S. stock exchanges is also a good list to watch and stay updated for potential short squeeze opportunities.

Highest Short Interest Stocks 2022

The below company stocks have the highest percentage of their share float borrowed to sell short. These short interest levels show built in future buying pressure as the shares short must eventually be bought back to cover.

Short Squeeze Stocks

These stocks are the ones with the highest probability of short squeezes after the bears have overstayed their welcome. Short sellers that failed to lock in their profit late in a high short interest stock can get a big upside surprise with any bullish news event that brings hope back for the stock to go higher. Selling short goes against the long term trend in the stock market and stocks getting on the list of  most shorted stocks can be bullish for a stock signaling it is about to rally higher.

Most Heavily Shorted Stocks

Here is a list of the current top 25 stocks with the highest short interest.

Rank/Ticker/Company/Exchange/Short Interest/Sector[1]

  1. FUV Arcimoto Inc Nasdaq 44.84% Auto & Truck Manufacturers
  2. GOGO Gogo Inc Nasdaq 43.10% Communications Services
  3. CTRN Citi Trends, Inc. Nasdaq 42.84% Retailers – Apparel & Accessories
  4. BGFV Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp Nasdaq 42.74% Retailers – Miscellaneous Specialty
  5. BYND Beyond Meat Inc Nasdaq 38.14% Food Processing
  6. ICPT Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc Nasdaq 34.78% Biotechnology & Medical Research
  7. RAD Rite Aid Corporation NYSE 34.26% Retailers – Drug
  8. VTNR Vertex Energy Inc Nasdaq 30.37% Oil & Gas – Refining and Marketing
  9. IGMS IGM Biosciences Inc Nasdaq 29.63% Biotechnology & Medical Research
  10. BLNK Blink Charging Co Nasdaq 29.10% Utilities – Electric
  11. EVGO Evgo Inc Nasdaq 28.08% Utilities – Electric
  12. CRSR Corsair Gaming Inc Nasdaq 27.49% Computer Hardware
  13. WKHS Workhorse Group Inc Nasdaq 27.10% Auto & Truck Manufacturers
  14. SFT Shift Technologies Inc Nasdaq 26.75% Retailers – Auto Vehicles, Parts & Service
  15. BIG Big Lots, Inc. NYSE 26.62% Retailers – Discount Stores
  16. RMO Romeo Power Inc NYSE 26.61% Electrical Components & Equipment
  17. OCGN Ocugen Inc Nasdaq 25.61% Biotechnology & Medical Research
  18. DNMR Danimer Scientific Inc NYSE 25.58% Chemicals – Commodity
  19. W Wayfair Inc NYSE 24.96% Retailers – Department Stores
  20. MVIS Microvision, Inc. Nasdaq 24.75% Electronic Equipment & Parts
  21. ZYXI Zynex Inc. Nasdaq 24.53% Advanced Medical Equipment & Technology
  22. SKLZ Skillz Inc NYSE 24.53% IT Services & Consulting
  23. SPCE Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc NYSE 24.32% Aerospace & Defense
  24. BTBT Bit Digital Inc Nasdaq 23.94% Fintech – Blockchain & Cryptocurrency
  25. MSTR MicroStrategy Inc Nasdaq 23.20% Software & Programming
Most Shorted Stocks 2022: May
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