Tag: GME Stock Split

GameStop Short Sellers Eat $443.4m in Losses

GameStop Short Seller Losses
Market News: GameStop Short Seller Losses | GameStop outperforms S&P 500

GameStop short sellers are having one of the worst months this year.

Investors betting against the stock have amounted more than $443.4 million in losses, according to S3 Partners, LLC.

Hedge fund Melvin Capital closed earlier this year when it failed to recuperate from its losses shorting GameStop last year.

S3 Partners, LLC recently released a report showing AMC short sellers have lost more than $1 billion this year so far.

It seems financial institutions have not learned their lesson this year.

Here’s the latest market news surrounding GameStop and short seller losses.

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GameStop outperforms the S&P 500

GameStop outperforms the S&P 500

The market has been down all year, but GameStop has managed to outperform the S&P 500 index.

The SPY is down more than -17% this year while GME stock has managed to hover at -12.70% this year-to-date.

Looking at the 6-month chart and we’ll find GameStop outperforms the S&P 500 by a long shot.

On the 6-month chart, GameStop is up +42% and SPY is down -8%.

The one-month charts are fairly similar with both up about +2% in July.

And with GameStop’s stock split making the stock more affordable, it’s fair to say more investors will be jumping in on it.

It’s very possible GameStop short sellers end up getting caught at the wrong end of the trade again as the third quarter ends and we transition towards Q4 in October.

According to a report published by S3 Partners on July 21, GameStop has been among the top 10 most unprofitable stocks for short sellers during July 2022.

Other companies on that list include:

  • Tesla
  • Apple
  • Amazon
  • Nvidia
  • Visa
  • Coinbase
  • Lucid
  • Meta
  • Microstrategy
Most unprofitable shorts July 2022
Most unprofitable shorts July 2022

The loss of -$443,463,550 is equivalent to a net loss of -24.22%.

Tesla, Apple, and Amazon had the most unprofitable shorts for the month of July, netting billions in losses.

Related: List of The Best Stock Tickers to Day Trade

Retail sentiment in GameStop

The retail sentiment in GameStop is still rather strong and bullish.

And because GameStop’s reported short interest is still quite high at 23.86%, it’s very possible big momentum is able to squeeze the remaining short sellers from their positions.

Another short squeeze is still very possible for GME stock.

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GameStop 4-1 Stock Split Makes Buying It More Affordable

GameStop 4-1 Stock Split
Market News: GameStop announces 4-1 stock split

GameStop just approved a 4-1 stock split.

The proposal was on the table for months, but Dow Jones Newswire has officially confirmed it.

Shareholders have been waiting for this fundamental catalyst in hopes of scaring short sellers and finally creating a proper GME short squeeze.

But this is more than just a short squeeze catalyst.

If you’re a true believer of the company and in the innovation and future of where it’s going in the NFT space, now is the perfect time to look into owning a piece of the company.

It’s about to get pretty damn affordable.

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GameStop announces 4-1 stock split

GME 4-1 stock split explained
GME 4-1 stock split explained

GameStop Corp. on Wednesday said its board approved and declared a four-for-one split.

It’s the first time GameStop has split the stock since 2007 making it the second time in history it happened.

GameStop had done a 2-1 stock split thirteen years ago.

So, what does a 4-1 stock split even mean?

It means that current GME shareholders will receive 4 shares of GME stock for every one share they currently hold.

If you’re holding 1 share of GameStop in your stock portfolio, you will receive 4 shares of GME stock.

Shareholders with 1,000 shares of GME stock will receive 4,000 shares.

However, this does not mean GameStop’s share price will quadruple in the process.

On the contrary, GameStop’s current share price will be divided by four.

The stock closed at $117.43 on Wednesday and has jumped more than 8% after hours.

What will GameStop shares be worth after the stock split?

Based on Wednesday’s number figure, GME stock will be worth approximately $29.35 after the split, making the stock much more affordable for the public to invest in.

GameStop stock split date

GameStop 4-1 Stock Split

Investors who purchase GME stock before July 18 will receive the additional shares in GameStop’s 4-1 stock split.

Some investors might wonder, why is GameStop splitting its stock?

Often times when a stock’s share price has reached high levels, a company will issue a stock split to make it more affordable for the public to purchase.

We’ve seen this happen with Tesla (TSLA) and Apple (AAPL) in the past.

Amazon recently had a 20-1 stock split, making it extremely affordable to add AMZN stock to your portfolio.

Stock splits are a common way to attract more investors towards a growing company.

Are you a GME shareholder?

How many shares of GME stock will you own after the stock split?

Or are you a curious investor who is thinking of buying GME after the stock splits at a much more affordable price?

And lastly, will GameStop’s 4-1 stock split be a catalyst to finally squeeze short sellers from their positions?

I’d love to hear your thoughts.

Leave a comment down below.

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