European short observer

Novus
By January 17, 2019 11:02

European short observer

Displayed here are insights from the European Short Disclosure Regulation’s (ESMA) daily filings. We track over 50 billion Euros in short investments across more than 250 managers, bringing you changes in sector exposures and the best short picks from the previous month. Also ranked are the most shorted securities, the most covered securities, and the top new shorts of the month. In December, the biggest increase in aggregate shorted value was in Health Care. Parker Drilling Co. was the best short with zero managers shorting it at the end of the month. The most crowded of the best shorts was ASOS, with 5 managers shorting over 125 million Euros in aggregate. The most shorted security by short interest was Petroleum Geo-Services, which saw managers shorting an extra six million Euros in December. Kier Group was the most covered security with five managers closing the position and an aggregate decrease in shorted value of around 40 million Euros. Here, we present the top ten shorts and the top five new shorts of the month, both ranked by short interest. Of these, Fugro N.V. was most shorted overall, and ORPEA was most shorted among the new shorts.

Novus
By January 17, 2019 11:02

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