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Beyond Meat Is Costliest U.S. Short Bet After 700% Surge

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Why Beyond Meat's Stock Tumbles Despite an Upbeat Earnings Report
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Looking to short Beyond Meat Inc. in the wake of the veggie-burger maker’s post-IPO rally? The cost of doing so is now the highest among all U.S. stocks.

Short sellers paid the highest bid and offer borrow rate of 110%/138% on Beyond Meat, with the last transaction going off at 197%, indicating that supply for shares to borrow is declining quickly, according to July 30 data from financial analytics firm S3 Partners. That’s more than more than double the cost of the second-most expensive short bet, Overstock.com Inc.