5 Most Shorted Stocks

The five most unloved UK stocks at the moment are Kier Group, the AA, Thomas Cook, IQE and Anglo American

Annalisa Esposito 15 August, 2019 | 1:37PM

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For nosey investors, the Financial Conduct Authority’s short register is a fascinating insight into which companies are out of favour with other investors.

Since the financial crisis, the FCA has published a daily list of the short positions that investors hold against UK stocks. It has become a valuable barometer of whether or not a firm’s share price may be due a correction.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Rating
AA PLC28.48 GBX-16.22
Anglo American PLC1,835.00 GBX0.16
IQE PLC54.05 GBX2.37
Kier Group PLC48.60 GBX0.21

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Annalisa Esposito  is a data journalist for Morningstar.co.uk

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