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6 Stocks On Winning Streaks Short Sellers Do Not Believe In

 

5. SouFun Holdings Ltd. ( SFUN): Provides marketing, listing, technology, and information consultancy services to real estate and home furnishing industries in the People’s Republic of China. Market cap at $424.55M, most recent closing price at $22.85. Shares shorted have increased from 2.45M to 2.77M over the last month, an increase which represents about 2.25% of the company’s float of 14.21M shares. Days to cover ratio at 11.67 days.

The stock’s average daily alpha vs. the S&P500 index stands at 1.1% (measured close to close, over the last month). During this period, the longest winning streak lasted 8 days (i.e. the stock’s daily returns outperformed the S&P 500 for 8 consecutive days). The longest losing streak lasted 3 days (i.e. a win streak / losing streak ratio of 2.67).

 

6. SWS Group, Inc. ( SWS): Provides a range of investment and commercial banking, and related financial services to individual, corporate, and institutional investors, as well as broker/dealers, governmental entities, and financial intermediaries in the United States. Market cap at $169.99M, most recent closing price at $5.17. Shares shorted have increased from 589.37K to 910.31K over the last month, an increase which represents about 1.17% of the company’s float of 27.34M shares. Days to cover ratio at 6.62 days.

The stock’s average daily alpha vs. the S&P500 index stands at 0.97% (measured close to close, over the last month). During this period, the longest winning streak lasted 4 days (i.e. the stock’s daily returns outperformed the S&P 500 for 4 consecutive days). The longest losing streak lasted 1 day (i.e. a win streak / losing streak ratio of 4.).

 

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Written by Rebecca Lipman. Price and short data source from Yahoo! Finance, all other data sourced from Finviz. 

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