“Get Shorty!”: How IROs Manage Short-Selling to Achieve Fair Valuation

Monday, June 3, 2019 | 3:00PM - 4:00PM | Room: tbd  |   IR Strategy & Planning

 |  Amy Greene | Kiran Chetry | Laura Kiernan, IRC, CPA | Dennis Alvarez |

The reality of the short sale is that to facilitate market making, short interest provides an essential balance to our capital markets. However, short selling can also mean that companies are undervalued due to excessive amounts of short interest in their stock. Through a mixture of case study presentations and a Q&A session, you will gain a fresh perspective on this opaque and complex topic from experts with firsthand experience in short mitigation. We will dive into case studies with proven success in combatting short interest. Then we’ll discuss strategies for how you can develop an action plan to mitigate it, thereby creating value for your company.

Learning Objectives:
  • Gain a better understanding of what short interest is, how it impacts the overall equities market, technical and fundamental drivers of short interest and how to measure its impact on your stock;
  • Hear case studies with proven success in combatting short interest and learn strategies for how they can develop an action plan to mitigate it, thereby creating value for your company