The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which industrials editor and analyst Brendan Byrnes and consumer goods editor and analyst Austin Smith discuss topics across the investing world.
In today's edition, Brendan and Austin continue their series, "The Market's Most Hated Stocks," in which they look at companies with significant short interest, and discuss if they think these stocks deserve their higher short percentages. One of the companies with the highest short percentage is Tesla, with a whopping 62.8% of its shares shorted. Do we agree with the short sellers of these stocks, or do we think they're getting it wrong?
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At the time thisarticle was published Austin Smith has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. Brendan Byrnes has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Zipcar.Motley Fool newsletter services recommendTesla Motors and Zipcar. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.
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