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Biggest NYSE Changes in Short Interest vs Float as of Jan. 31

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 Jan. 31 settlement date.

TOP 25 INCREASES IN SHORT INTEREST VS FLOAT


                                      Jan. 31         Jan. 14    
                                  Short Interest   Short Interest   
Ticker Name                        /Free Float %   /Free Float %    Increase % 
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AHD   ATLAS PIPELINE H                   33.53           19.55        13.98
RKT   ROCK-TENN CO-A                     14.71            3.49        11.22
KBH   KB HOME                            30.37           23.55         6.83
GCAP  GAIN CAPITAL HOL                    5.68            0.20         5.48
MHR   MAGNUM HUNTER RE                   17.45           12.38         5.07
HOS   HORNBECK OFFSHOR                   21.66           17.27         4.40
MED   MEDIFAST INC                       24.54           20.19         4.35
REN   RESOLUTE ENERGY                    14.72           10.44         4.29
BZ    BOISE INC                          25.74           21.58         4.16
LEE   LEE ENTERPRISES                    18.19           14.49         3.70
ELX   EMULEX CORP                         9.81            6.13         3.68
FBP   FIRST BANCORP PR                   24.27           20.79         3.47
AMR   AMR CORP                           11.64            8.48         3.16
ID    L-1 IDENTITY SOL                   13.88           10.85         3.03
RES   RPC INC                            29.49           26.68         2.80
SVU   SUPERVALU INC                      20.91           18.16         2.75
EK    EASTMAN KODAK                      17.27           14.59         2.68
EEE   EVERGREEN ENERGY                   11.03            8.38         2.65
MCP   MOLYCORP INC                       32.97           30.32         2.65
NE    NOBLE CORP                          6.22            3.62         2.60
AIG   AMERICAN INTERNA                   16.31           13.71         2.60
BGC   GEN CABLE CORP                     12.29            9.77         2.53
AHL   ASPEN INSURANCE                     9.91            7.40         2.52
CRS   CARPENTER TECH                      4.29            2.14         2.15
GCO   GENESCO INC                        12.82           10.72         2.10

TOP 25 DECREASES IN SHORT INTEREST VS FLOAT

                                      Jan. 31         Jan. 14    
                                  Short Interest   Short Interest   
Ticker Name                        /Free Float %   /Free Float %    Decrease % 
=============================================================================
ENV   ENVESTNET INC                       1.63           27.58       -25.95
TWI   TITAN INTL INC                     19.33           36.69       -17.36
MMR   MCMORAN EXPLORAT                   12.90           24.03       -11.13
FTK   FLOTEK INDS                        11.75           17.50        -5.74
HGG   HHGREGG INC                        27.25           32.49        -5.24
PCX   PATRIOT COAL                       13.46           18.53        -5.07
KSS   KOHLS CORP                          2.56            7.41        -4.85
ARG   AIRGAS INC                          1.95            5.91        -3.96
RBN   ROBBINS & MYERS                     4.33            8.24        -3.91
ESI   ITT EDUCATIONAL                    18.44           22.28        -3.84
LVS   LAS VEGAS SANDS                     2.87            6.56        -3.69
CML   COMPELLENT TECH                     6.16            9.67        -3.51
IDT   IDT CORP-CLASS B                    4.69            8.14        -3.45
DDS   DILLARDS INC-A                     19.85           23.06        -3.22
CRL   CHARLES RIVER LA                   11.87           15.00        -3.13
WSM   WILLIAMS-SONOMA                     6.72            9.60        -2.88
BYD   BOYD GAMING CORP                   36.58           39.44        -2.86
NAV   NAVISTAR INTL                       8.59           10.99        -2.40
BGP   BORDERS GROUP                       9.75           12.15        -2.40
GTY   GETTY REALTY                        4.43            6.83        -2.40
OC    OWENS CORNING                       6.39            8.68        -2.29
GY    GENCORP INC                        13.05           15.34        -2.29
GES   GUESS? INC                          6.90            9.16        -2.26
DTG   DOLLAR THRIFTY                      6.20            8.45        -2.25
PXP   PLAINS EXPLORATI                    4.78            7.01        -2.23

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