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Century Aluminum Company (CENX) Short Interest Up 16.5% in December

Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ:CENX) saw a significant growth in short interest during the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 13,387,977 shares, a growth of 16.5% from the December 15th total of 11,489,504 shares. Approximately 27.3% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average trading volume of […]

Short Interest in Apple Inc. (AAPL) Expands By 3.3%

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) was the target of a significant increase in short interest in December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 47,604,268 shares, an increase of 3.3% from the December 15th total of 46,073,015 shares. Currently, 0.9% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average daily trading volume, of […]

Short Interest in Oclaro, Inc. (OCLR) Rises By 20.5%

Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ:OCLR) was the target of a large increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 15,972,620 shares, an increase of 20.5% from the December 15th total of 13,250,700 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 5,957,407 shares, the short-interest ratio is […]

Short Interest in Ericsson (ERIC) Expands By 14.4%

Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest in December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 22,125,635 shares, an increase of 14.4% from the December 15th total of 19,342,755 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 4,356,382 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.1 days. Approximately […]

Short Interest in Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (SCMP) Expands By 112.4%

Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCMP) was the target of a significant growth in short interest in the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 6,885,126 shares, a growth of 112.4% from the December 15th total of 3,241,596 shares. Approximately 27.9% of the shares of the company are short sold. Based on […]

J P Morgan Chase & Co (JPM) Short Interest Down 14.8% in December

J P Morgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) was the target of a significant decline in short interest in December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 38,932,678 shares, a decline of 14.8% from the December 15th total of 45,709,814 shares. Approximately 1.1% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on […]

Nokia Corporation (NOK) Short Interest Down 14.9% in December

Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK) saw a large decrease in short interest during the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 34,173,801 shares, a decrease of 14.9% from the December 15th total of 40,165,096 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 12,766,036 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.7 days. […]

Energy Select Sector SPDR (XLE) Short Interest Update

Energy Select Sector SPDR (NYSE:XLE) was the recipient of a large decline in short interest during the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 35,290,088 shares, a decline of 14.8% from the December 15th total of 41,406,633 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 9,308,470 shares, the days-to-cover ratio […]

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Short Interest Down 13.5% in December

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) saw a significant drop in short interest in December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 37,775,713 shares, a drop of 13.5% from the December 15th total of 43,660,670 shares. Currently, 0.9% of the company’s stock are short sold. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 8,454,259 shares, […]

Spark Networks Inc (LOV) Sees Large Decline in Short Interest

Spark Networks Inc (NYSE:LOV) was the target of a significant decline in short interest in December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 563,433 shares, a decline of 0.1% from the December 15th total of 564,191 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 180,969 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.1 days. […]

Short Interest in ON Semiconductor Corporation (ON) Increases By 33.2%

ON Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:ON) was the target of a large increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 30,527,133 shares, an increase of 33.2% from the December 15th total of 22,918,785 shares. Approximately 7.4% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based on […]

Short Interest in Fred’s, Inc. (FRED) Increases By 209.7%

Fred’s, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRED) was the target of a large increase in short interest in December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 10,741,768 shares, an increase of 209.7% from the December 15th total of 3,468,540 shares. Currently, 30.6% of the company’s stock are short sold. Based on an average trading volume of 5,543,297 […]

GAMCO Global Gold Ntrl Rsrcs & Incm Trst (GGN) Sees Significant Increase in Short Interest

GAMCO Global Gold Ntrl Rsrcs & Incm Trst (NYSE:GGN) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest in December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 450,320 shares, an increase of 1,980.3% from the December 15th total of 21,647 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 876,481 shares, the days-to-cover […]

Short Interest in Royal Bank Scotland PLC (The) (RBS) Rises By 51.7%

Royal Bank Scotland PLC (The) (NYSE:RBS) was the target of a large increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 2,379,744 shares, an increase of 51.7% from the December 15th total of 1,568,202 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,358,609 shares, the […]

Market Vector Russia ETF Trust (RSX) Short Interest Update

Market Vector Russia ETF Trust (NYSE:RSX) was the recipient of a large decrease in short interest in December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 10,381,535 shares, a decrease of 56.6% from the December 15th total of 23,923,676 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 8,260,341 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is […]

SouFun Holdings Limited (SFUN) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest

SouFun Holdings Limited (NYSE:SFUN) saw a large increase in short interest in December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 24,546,950 shares, an increase of 12.5% from the December 15th total of 21,814,525 shares. Approximately 8.5% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,751,928 shares, […]

Eli Lilly and Company (LLY) Short Interest Up 40.9% in December

Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) was the target of a large increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 10,757,080 shares, an increase of 40.9% from the December 15th total of 7,632,485 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 5,415,045 shares, the short-interest […]

Eli Lilly and Company (LLY) Short Interest Up 40.9% in December

Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) was the target of a large increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 10,757,080 shares, an increase of 40.9% from the December 15th total of 7,632,485 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 5,415,045 shares, the short-interest […]

Short Interest in Rite Aid Corporation (RAD) Expands By 13.6%

Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest in December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 29,121,413 shares, an increase of 13.6% from the December 15th total of 25,638,066 shares. Currently, 2.8% of the company’s stock are short sold. Based on an average trading volume of […]

CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL) Short Interest Up 4.6% in December

CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 71,132,999 shares, an increase of 4.6% from the December 15th total of 68,009,900 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 6,319,405 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is […]

The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX) Short Interest Up 156.0% in December

The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) was the target of a large increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 24,757,206 shares, an increase of 156.0% from the December 15th total of 9,670,489 shares. Approximately 4.4% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based […]

Short Interest in bebe stores, inc. (BEBE) Declines By 27.1%

bebe stores, inc. (NASDAQ:BEBE) was the target of a large drop in short interest in December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 453,333 shares, a drop of 27.1% from the December 15th total of 621,760 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 65,371 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 6.9 […]

Sina Corporation (SINA) Short Interest Update

Sina Corporation (NASDAQ:SINA) was the recipient of a significant decline in short interest in the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 723,341 shares, a decline of 30.9% from the December 15th total of 1,046,097 shares. Approximately 1.3% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based on an […]

Kinross Gold Corporation (KGC) Short Interest Up 42.8% in December

Kinross Gold Corporation (NYSE:KGC) (TSE:K) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 18,564,803 shares, an increase of 42.8% from the December 15th total of 13,002,695 shares. Approximately 1.5% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an […]

Mplx Lp (MPLX) Short Interest Up 123.5% in December

Mplx Lp (NYSE:MPLX) saw a significant growth in short interest in the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 12,547,074 shares, a growth of 123.5% from the December 15th total of 5,612,687 shares. Approximately 5.1% of the shares of the company are short sold. Based on an average daily volume […]

Saia, Inc. (SAIA) Short Interest Down 36.5% in December

Saia, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAIA) saw a large decline in short interest in the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 755,073 shares, a decline of 36.5% from the December 15th total of 1,188,935 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 206,480 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.7 days. Currently, […]

Achaogen, Inc. (AKAO) Short Interest Update

Achaogen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAO) was the target of a large increase in short interest in December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 3,443,990 shares, an increase of 44.2% from the December 15th total of 2,387,622 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,193,083 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.9 days. Currently, […]

Opko Health, Inc. (OPK) Short Interest Update

Opko Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPK) saw a significant decrease in short interest in the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 67,395,069 shares, a decrease of 2.4% from the December 15th total of 69,072,069 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 7,520,713 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 9.0 […]

NanoString Technologies, Inc. (NSTG) Short Interest Up 35.1% in December

NanoString Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:NSTG) saw a significant growth in short interest during the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 749,274 shares, a growth of 35.1% from the December 15th total of 554,543 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 126,875 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.9 […]

NantHealth, Inc. (NH) Short Interest Up 99.7% in December

NantHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ:NH) was the target of a large growth in short interest in December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,371,296 shares, a growth of 99.7% from the December 15th total of 686,762 shares. Currently, 4.8% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average daily trading volume, of […]

LIBERTY EXPED-A (LEXEA) Short Interest Up 28.9% in December

LIBERTY EXPED-A (NASDAQ:LEXEA) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,247,508 shares, an increase of 28.9% from the December 15th total of 968,002 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 324,447 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently […]

Short Interest in ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ACAD) Expands By 6.2%

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ACAD) saw a large increase in short interest in December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 22,143,466 shares, an increase of 6.2% from the December 15th total of 20,850,516 shares. Approximately 18.3% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based on an average trading volume of 3,851,101 shares, the […]

Short Interest in CSX Corporation (CSX) Drops By 12.7%

CSX Corporation (NASDAQ:CSX) saw a large decrease in short interest in December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 14,232,616 shares, a decrease of 12.7% from the December 15th total of 16,311,659 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 4,771,874 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.0 days. Currently, 1.5% of the […]

Credit Suisse High Yield Bond Fund (DHY) Short Interest Update

Credit Suisse High Yield Bond Fund (NYSE:DHY) saw a significant increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 76,494 shares, an increase of 116.7% from the December 15th total of 35,295 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 381,401 shares, the short-interest ratio is […]

Whole Foods Market, Inc. (WFM) Short Interest Down 12.2% in December

Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM) was the target of a significant drop in short interest in December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 27,407,889 shares, a drop of 12.2% from the December 15th total of 31,224,624 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 4,042,479 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently […]

Short Interest in WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (WETF) Declines By 5.9%

WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (NASDAQ:WETF) saw a significant drop in short interest during the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 27,618,301 shares, a drop of 5.9% from the December 15th total of 29,341,332 shares. Approximately 24.3% of the shares of the company are short sold. Based on an average daily […]

Palatin Technologies, Inc. (PTN) Short Interest Update

Palatin Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:PTN) saw a large growth in short interest in December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 3,788,869 shares, a growth of 29.9% from the December 15th total of 2,916,821 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,039,683 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.6 days. Approximately 3.0% of […]

Organovo Holdings, Inc. (ONVO) Short Interest Update

Organovo Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:ONVO) saw a significant increase in short interest in December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 11,389,905 shares, an increase of 23.8% from the December 15th total of 9,203,341 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,787,436 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 6.4 days. Currently, 11.8% of […]

Groupon, Inc. (GRPN) Short Interest Up 3.5% in December

Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN) saw a large increase in short interest in December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 43,339,833 shares, an increase of 3.5% from the December 15th total of 41,879,878 shares. Currently, 10.5% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 10,477,153 […]

American Capital, Ltd. (ACAS) Sees Large Growth in Short Interest

American Capital, Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS) saw a large growth in short interest in the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 3,947,544 shares, a growth of 78.4% from the December 15th total of 2,213,169 shares. Currently, 1.7% of the shares of the stock are short sold. Based on an average daily […]