Largest NYSE Short Interest vs Free Float as of Dec. 31

The following table ranks companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange that have more than 10 percent of their shares available for trading sold short by investors as of the Dec. 31 settlement date.



                               Short Interest   Short Interest  Equity Float 
Ticker  Name                      / Float %     (In mln shrs)   (In mln shrs)
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BPI     BRIDGEPOINT EDUC             54.85          9.46         17.25
ADS     ALLIANCE DATA                35.41         17.78         50.22
BYD     BOYD GAMING CORP             33.95         18.41         54.21
HGG     HHGREGG INC                  33.05         10.90         32.98
WTI     W&T OFFSHORE INC             29.35         10.19         34.71
MCP     MOLYCORP INC                 29.09          7.45         25.61
JOE     ST JOE CO                    27.96         25.67         91.81
ADY     FEIHE INTERNATIO             27.72          2.09          7.54
AN      AUTONATION INC               26.51         11.05         41.69
ESI     ITT EDUCATIONAL              25.56          7.07         27.65
DSW     DSW INC-CL A                 25.38          3.78         14.89
ENV     ENVESTNET INC                24.58          0.28          1.13
BBX     BANKATLANTIC B-A             24.22          7.12         29.41
STRI    STR HOLDINGS INC             24.06          9.14         37.99
MGM     MGM RESORTS INTE             23.86         78.93        330.76
ZZ      SEALY CORP                   23.64         11.48         48.56
GMXR    GMX RESOURCES                23.46          6.66         28.41
DDS     DILLARDS INC-A               23.22          8.52         36.68
SKS     SAKS INC                     22.96         25.02        108.96
N       NETSUITE INC                 22.48          4.21         18.74
DLR     DIGITAL REALTY               21.95         19.82         90.30
BKE     THE BUCKLE INC               21.79          5.71         26.19
GDOT    GREEN DOT CORP-A             21.64          2.42         11.16
SFI     ISTAR FINANCIAL              21.60         17.92         83.00
RBN     ROBBINS & MYERS              21.49          5.77         26.87
BZH     BEAZER HOMES USA             21.05         15.40         73.14
BKS     BARNES & NOBLE               20.95          8.42         40.19
PHH     PHH CORP                     20.91         11.52         55.08
LL      LUMBER LIQUIDATO             20.82          4.93         23.67
RAX     RACKSPACE HOSTIN             20.53         19.86         96.70
DOLE    DOLE FOOD CO INC             20.44          7.30         35.74
TLB     TALBOTS INC                  20.24         13.30         65.70
DFT     DUPONT FABROS TE             20.09         11.68         58.14
TREX    TREX CO INC                  19.82          2.16         10.90
CBZ     CBIZ INC                     19.74          7.76         39.32
LIZ     LIZ CLAIBORNE                19.28         18.05         93.61
URI     UNITED RENTALS               19.18         10.51         54.79
CLB     CORE LABS NV                 18.58          8.14         43.80
FBP     FIRST BANCORP PR             18.49         56.32        304.60
DIN     DINEEQUITY INC               18.38          2.72         14.77
BZ      BOISE INC                    18.22         13.29         72.93
LNN     LINDSAY CORP                 18.10          2.19         12.13
SKX     SKECHERS USA-A               18.09          6.37         35.22
FTK     FLOTEK INDS                  17.87          4.78         26.76
ALJ     ALON USA ENERGY              17.70          1.61          9.09
RBA     RITCHIE BROS                 17.60         18.59        105.60
AM      AMER GREETINGS-A             17.60          6.49         36.85
CGA     CHINA GREEN AGRI             17.57          2.68         15.26
MED     MEDIFAST INC                 17.56          2.44         13.87
FICO    FAIR ISAAC CORP              17.40          6.89         39.62
RGC     REGAL ENTERTAI-A             17.39         12.42         71.45
RST     ROSETTA STONE IN             17.27          1.99         11.54
GDP     GOODRICH PETRO               17.18          4.69         27.31
ONE     HIGHER ONE HOLD              17.12          2.77         16.19
WCC     WESCO INTL                   17.07          7.01         41.06
MLM     MARTIN MAR MTLS              16.82          7.54         44.83
CAB     CABELA'S INC                 16.65          6.94         41.67
PSS     COLLECTIVE BRAND             16.45         10.12         61.52
CRK     COMSTOCK RES INC             16.42          7.27         44.31
GVA     GRANITE CONSTR               16.31          5.56         34.10
GHL     GREENHILL & CO               16.11          3.83         23.78
BC      BRUNSWICK CORP               16.04         13.94         86.94
AAI     AIRTRAN HOLDINGS             15.90         21.01        132.12
LTM     LIFE TIME FITNES             15.90          6.16         38.73
BKH     BLACK HILLS CORP             15.85          5.76         36.34
EK      EASTMAN KODAK                15.83         41.96        265.04
REG     REGENCY CENTERS              15.59         12.49         80.12
IPI     INTREPID POTASH              15.46          7.86         50.81
FII     FEDERATED INV-B              15.35         13.35         86.96
PCX     PATRIOT COAL                 15.35         11.88         77.39
PVA     PENN VIRGINIA                15.26          6.88         45.09
DO      DIAMOND OFFSHORE             15.22         10.49         68.90
ETH     ETHAN ALLEN                  15.17          3.89         25.64
MEG     MEDIA GENERAL-A              15.00          3.17         21.14
CBL     CBL & ASSOC PROP             14.86         18.38        123.75
CALX    CALIX INC                    14.61          2.13         14.57
AXL     AMER AXLE & MFG              14.39          9.31         64.71
CRL     CHARLES RIVER LA             14.29          8.10         56.72
AIG     AMERICAN INTERNA             14.28         17.04        119.30
STC     STEWART INFO SVC             14.28          2.40         16.78
CSH     CASH AMER INTL               14.28          4.17         29.23
ATI     ALLEGHENY TECH               14.27         12.61         88.32
UTA     UNIVERSAL TRAVEL             14.27          2.36         16.51
IOC     INTEROIL CORP                14.16          6.64         46.90
ARM     ARVINMERITOR INC             14.15         13.08         92.42
USU     USEC INC                     14.05         14.74        104.87
ANN     ANNTAYLOR STORES             13.90          7.85         56.45
MSO     MARTHA STEWART-A             13.88          3.61         25.99
AHD     ATLAS PIPELINE H             13.78          1.34          9.71
AGP     AMERIGROUP CORP              13.77          6.67         48.48
BPZ     BPZ RESOURCES IN             13.76         11.99         87.17
GNK     GENCO SHIPPING &             13.64          4.18         30.65
MTG     MGIC INVT CORP               13.59         26.75        196.77
RDN     RADIAN GROUP INC             13.55         17.36        128.07
ATU     ACTUANT CORP-A               13.52          8.52         63.07
WSO     WATSCO INC                   13.29          3.28         24.69
MWW     MONSTER WORLDWID             13.28         16.10        121.19
BGG     BRIGGS & STRATTN             13.27          6.52         49.14
ELY     CALLAWAY GOLF CO             13.27          8.42         63.43
CLR     CONTL RES INC/OK             13.25          4.04         30.51
THS     TREEHOUSE FOODS              13.21          4.51         34.10
EXH     EXTERRAN HOLDING             13.21          7.83         59.27
BRY     BERRY PETROL-A               13.18          5.96         45.18
JEF     JEFFERIES GROUP              13.17         13.47        102.28
CBU     COMMUNITY BANK S             13.14          4.19         31.92
CNS     COHEN & STEERS               13.08          2.01         15.40
AKS     AK STEEL HLDG                12.98         13.53        104.23
BXS     BANCORPSOUTH INC             12.97          9.45         72.85
LCC     US AIRWAYS GROUP             12.89         19.91        154.40
GET     GAYLORD ENTMNT               12.86          5.24         40.74
PAG     PENSKE AUTOMOTIV             12.61          5.52         43.80
WWE     WORLD WRESTLIN-A             12.58          3.20         25.43
DK      DELEK US HOLDING             12.31          1.26         10.27
NFP     NATIONAL FINANCI             12.28          5.28         42.99
JNS     JANUS CAPITAL GR             12.22         21.86        178.90
FR      FIRST IND REALTY             12.07          6.96         57.69
SKH     SKILLED HEALTHCA             11.98          2.30         19.19
BBG     BILL BARRETT COR             11.91          5.39         45.26
CVD     COVANCE INC                  11.88          7.62         64.15
CSR     CHINA SECURITY &             11.87          8.12         68.42
DYN     DYNEGY INC                   11.82         12.90        109.14
BCR     CR BARD INC                  11.81         10.84         91.75
DG      DOLLAR GENERAL C             11.80         11.17         94.63
DEI     DOUGLAS EMMETT               11.74         12.62        107.49
ID      L-1 IDENTITY SOL             11.69          8.95         76.54
UA      UNDER ARMOUR-A               11.61          4.00         34.43
WAL     WESTERN ALLIANCE             11.57          7.94         68.64
CPF     CENTRAL PACIFIC              11.51          3.36         29.21
MCO     MOODY'S CORP                 11.45         26.72        233.37
ETM     ENTERCOM COMM-A              11.35          2.20         19.41
CBC     CAP BANCORP LTD              11.32          2.09         18.43
KEG     KEY ENERGY SERV              11.22         13.87        123.58
KNX     KNIGHT TRANSPORT             11.20          6.97         62.27
BWA     BORGWARNER INC               11.20         12.54        111.99
JAS     JO-ANN STORES                11.03          2.74         24.80
CHH     CHOICE HOTELS                10.96          3.01         27.44
BMI     BADGER METER INC             10.94          1.55         14.20
RMD     RESMED INC                   10.92         16.23        148.57
MHR     MAGNUM HUNTER RE             10.91          6.00         54.99
CQB     CHIQUITA BRANDS              10.90          4.71         43.18
AEL     AMER EQUITY INVT             10.90          6.06         55.58
BYI     BALLY TECHNOLOGI             10.89          5.70         52.33
SLG     SL GREEN REALTY              10.88          7.84         72.06
ATW     ATWOOD OCEANICS              10.87          6.07         55.83
ALR     ALERE INC                    10.86          8.71         80.20
CML     COMPELLENT TECH              10.83          2.08         19.21
MMR     MCMORAN EXPLORAT             10.82          9.88         91.35
PII     POLARIS INDS                 10.70          3.33         31.13
LRN     K12 INC                      10.67          2.65         24.84
ES      ENERGYSOLUTIONS              10.66          8.34         78.23
EXP     EAGLE MATERIALS              10.60          4.22         39.84
BGC     GEN CABLE CORP               10.53          5.38         51.07
AMD     ADV MICRO DEVICE             10.49         60.06        572.42
JTX     JACKSON HEWITT T             10.42          2.86         27.43
UAL     UNITED CONTINENT             10.40         31.92        307.04
NDN     99 CENTS ONLY                10.40          4.84         46.58
PNK     PINNACLE ENTMNT              10.34          6.25         60.44
CLH     CLEAN HARBORS                10.29          2.39         23.22
WSM     WILLIAMS-SONOMA              10.25          9.58         93.50
CACI    CACI INTL-A                  10.24          3.06         29.89
SWI     SOLARWINDS INC               10.18          4.81         47.25
NYT     NEW YORK TIMES-A             10.11         13.15        130.07
FHN     FIRST HORIZON NA             10.03         26.02        259.45

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