Biggest NYSE Changes in Short Interest vs Float as of July 15

The following tables show companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange that have the largest changes in short interest as a percentage of shares available for trading as of the July 15 settlement date.

TOP 25 INCREASES IN SHORT INTEREST VS FLOAT


                                      July 15         June 30    
                                  Short Interest   Short Interest   
Ticker Name                        /Free Float %   /Free Float %    Increase % 
=============================================================================
RAX   RACKSPACE HOSTIN                   26.23           18.68         7.56
EXPR  EXPRESS INC                        14.58            9.03         5.55
SKX   SKECHERS USA-A                     12.07            8.75         3.32
ATO   ATMOS ENERGY                        4.34            1.24         3.10
ADS   ALLIANCE DATA                      33.37           30.32         3.05
DTG   DOLLAR THRIFTY                     11.79            8.83         2.96
PLA   PLAYBOY ENTERP-B                    7.11            4.20         2.91
AXL   AMER AXLE & MFG                    16.35           13.55         2.80
FR    FIRST IND REALTY                   11.66            8.98         2.68
VQ    VENOCO INC                         18.88           16.25         2.63
MGM   MGM RESORTS INTE                   34.22           31.73         2.49
AON   AON CORP                            3.60            1.31         2.28
GHL   GREENHILL & CO                     12.90           10.62         2.28
BRY   BERRY PETROL-A                     12.50           10.25         2.25
SKT   TANGER FACTORY                      8.27            6.07         2.20
AN    AUTONATION INC                     19.44           17.27         2.17
SCS   STEELCASE INC-A                     7.71            5.56         2.15
NDN   99 CENTS ONLY                       8.79            6.69         2.09
WSO   WATSCO INC                         14.99           12.91         2.08
AZO   AUTOZONE INC                       11.52            9.57         1.95
ARG   AIRGAS INC                          4.60            2.67         1.93
CAL   CONTINENTAL AI-B                   12.36           10.46         1.90
ESI   ITT EDUCATIONAL                    22.45           20.56         1.88
AEO   AMER EAGLE OUTF                     7.71            5.87         1.85
RST   ROSETTA STONE IN                   22.37           20.53         1.84

TOP 25 DECREASES IN SHORT INTEREST VS FLOAT

                                      July 15         June 30    
                                  Short Interest   Short Interest   
Ticker Name                        /Free Float %   /Free Float %    Decrease % 
=============================================================================
VHI   VALHI INC                          14.14           41.77       -27.63
FTR   FRONTIER COMMUNI                    5.18           20.09       -14.91
IDT   IDT CORP-CLASS B                    9.08           13.99        -4.91
BJ    BJ'S WHOLESALE                     10.54           15.40        -4.86
MNI   MCCLATCHY CO-A                     39.37           43.90        -4.53
AKS   AK STEEL HLDG                      10.87           15.10        -4.23
RWT   REDWOOD TRUST                       5.93            9.71        -3.79
GMXR  GMX RESOURCES                      28.71           32.07        -3.35
ODP   OFFICE DEPOT INC                    5.92            9.25        -3.33
HOV   HOVNANIAN ENT-A                    39.49           42.70        -3.20
AMG   AFFIL MANAGERS                      3.36            6.33        -2.97
GAP   GREAT ATLA & PAC                   42.08           45.01        -2.92
WNC   WABASH NATIONAL                     9.46           12.29        -2.83
JTX   JACKSON HEWITT T                   15.39           18.20        -2.81
ABK   AMBAC FINL GROUP                   20.43           23.18        -2.75
ME    MARINER ENERG                      18.51           21.25        -2.74
BBX   BANKATLANTIC B-A                   21.25           23.92        -2.67
WGO   WINNEBAGO INDS                     16.96           19.50        -2.54
OSG   OVERSEAS SHIPHLD                   15.03           17.43        -2.41
SFD   SMITHFIELD FOODS                    7.96           10.36        -2.40
TRC   TEJON RANCH CO                      4.25            6.62        -2.37
MMR   MCMORAN EXPLORAT                   13.80           16.15        -2.36
ARO   AEROPOSTALE INC                    11.10           13.24        -2.15
HZO   MARINEMAX INC                       7.57            9.71        -2.14
KV/A  KV PHARM-A                          4.50            6.64        -2.14

To contact the reporter on this story: Wendy Soong in New York at at csoong@bloomberg.net

Bloomberg reserves the right to edit or remove comments but is under no obligation to do so, or to explain individual moderation decisions.

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.