Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft have the innovation and drive to continue influencing the tech world for years to come.
Ever since the breakup of DowDuPont in 2019, specialty chemicals maker Dow Inc. (NYSE: DOW) has been a disappointment, generating a total return of less than 4% compared to the 24% gain by the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the better than 40% return of the S&P 500. Dow is one of the world's largest chemical manufacturers, with annual sales north of $55 billion. The company is looking to add 350 million kilotons of additional polyethylene over the next few years while also building a world-scale polyethylene facility on the Gulf Coast to meet consumer demand to meet consumer and industrial demand for specialty packaging, health and hygiene, and packaging applications.
GameStop's (NYSE: GME) unprecedented rally last year, which was largely driven by a massive short squeeze, caused some investors to seek out other heavily shorted stocks to buy into in hopes of netting similar gains. Today, I'll take a look at three heavily shorted stocks -- Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ: BBBY), Beyond Meat (NASDAQ: BYND), and Upstart Holdings (NASDAQ: UPST) -- and see if they could be short-squeeze candidates.