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6 Stocks On Winning Streaks Short Sellers Do Not Believe In

 

2. James River Coal Co. ( JRCC): Engages in mining, processing, and selling bituminous, steam, and industrial grade coal in eastern Kentucky and in southern Indiana. Market cap at $129.92M, most recent closing price at $3.62. Shares shorted have increased from 8.15M to 9.24M over the last month, an increase which represents about 3.18% of the company’s float of 34.28M shares. Days to cover ratio at 3.1 days.

The stock’s average daily alpha vs. the S&P500 index stands at 2.3% (measured close to close, over the last month). During this period, the longest winning streak lasted 6 days (i.e. the stock’s daily returns outperformed the S&P 500 for 6 consecutive days). The longest losing streak lasted 2 days (i.e. a win streak / losing streak ratio of 3.).

 

3. Research In Motion Limited ( RIMM): Designs, manufactures, and markets wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. Market cap at $7.3B, most recent closing price at $13.93. Shares shorted have increased from 104.20M to 113.69M over the last month, an increase which represents about 1.95% of the company’s float of 486.37M shares. Days to cover ratio at 3.3 days.

The stock’s average daily alpha vs. the S&P500 index stands at 2.24% (measured close to close, over the last month). During this period, the longest winning streak lasted 6 days (i.e. the stock’s daily returns outperformed the S&P 500 for 6 consecutive days). The longest losing streak lasted 1 day (i.e. a win streak / losing streak ratio of 6.).

 

4. SandRidge Energy, Inc. ( SD): Operates as an independent natural gas and oil company in the United States. Market cap at $3.15B, most recent closing price at $6.42. Shares shorted have increased from 59.25M to 70.11M over the last month, an increase which represents about 3.53% of the company’s float of 307.42M shares. Days to cover ratio at 4.6 days.

The stock’s average daily alpha vs. the S&P500 index stands at 0.99% (measured close to close, over the last month). During this period, the longest winning streak lasted 7 days (i.e. the stock’s daily returns outperformed the S&P 500 for 7 consecutive days). The longest losing streak lasted 2 days (i.e. a win streak / losing streak ratio of 3.5).

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