Markit data showed that "short interest" - which measures the number of shares lent to speculators betting on a fall in the stock - in Berkeley had surged to nearly 5 percent of the company's total shares available for loan, against just 2 percent on March 1 and 0.8 percent at the start of 2016.
"This bear raid, which comes on the heels of a sharp retreat in Berkeley's shares since mid-December, represents the first time in over five years that short sellers took a position of about 5 percent of shares outstanding in a UK-listed homebuilder," said Markit analyst Simon Colvin.
An interesting, but ultimately, repetitive posting that doesn't really give me any additional information about this share or your thinking on it. Perhaps if you declared your position on/in it that would help. If I could understand where you were coming from, where you are at and where you are trying to get to I might understand better what you are saying.
Are you long/short or on the sidelines ... are you waiting to get in or out or just watching?
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