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. REV Revlon Inc NYSE 64.00% Personal Products
  2. ICPT Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc Nasdaq 41.32% Biotechnology & Medical Research
  3. BYND Beyond Meat Inc Nasdaq 41.15% Food Processing
  4. FUV Arcimoto Inc Nasdaq 40.35% Auto & Truck Manufacturers
  5. BGFV Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp Nasdaq 39.98% Retailers – Miscellaneous Specialty
  6. MSTR MicroStrategy Inc Nasdaq 37.07% Software & Programming
  7. UPST Upstart Holdings Inc Nasdaq 37.07% Consumer Lending
  8. BBBY Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. Nasdaq 36.72% Retail (Specialty Non-Apparel)
  9. NKLA Nikola Corporation Nasdaq 33.70% Auto & Truck Manufacturers
  10. SWTX SpringWorks Therapeutics Inc Nasdaq 33.63% Biotechnology & Medical Research
  11. W Wayfair Inc NYSE 31.15% Retailers – Department Stores
  12. CVNA Carvana Co NYSE 30.87% Retail (Specialty Non-Apparel)
  13. SFT Shift Technologies Inc Nasdaq 29.82% Retailers – Auto Vehicles, Parts & Service
  14. VUZI Vuzix Corp Nasdaq 29.81% Electronic Equipment & Parts
  15. BLNK Blink Charging Co Nasdaq 29.75% Utilities – Electric
  16. EVGO Evgo Inc Nasdaq 29.73% Utilities – Electric
  17. RIDE Lordstown Motors Corp Nasdaq 29.40% Auto & Truck Manufacturers
  18. KPTI Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc Nasdaq 28.77% Biotechnology & Medical Research
  19. CRTX Cortexyme Inc Nasdaq 28.51% Biotechnology & Medical Research
  20. GDRX Goodrx Holdings Inc Nasdaq 27.90% Online Services
  21. REI Ring Energy Inc AMEX 27.70% Oil & Gas – Exploration and Production
  22. BIG Big Lots, Inc. NYSE 27.66% Retailers – Discount Stores
  23. CTRN Citi Trends, Inc. Nasdaq 27.61% 8.07M 8.40M Retailers – Apparel & Accessories
  24. EOSE Eos Energy Enterprises Inc Nasdaq 27.17% Electrical Components & Equipment
  25. APPH Appharvest Inc Nasdaq 26.23% Fishing & Farming

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Most Shorted Stocks July 2022
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