Nasdaq Short Interest by Industries as of June 15

The following are the short interest positions and short interest vs float ratio aggregated by sector and industry group for companies listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market as of the June 15 settlement date. The total positions increased 1.28 percent from previous period. The ratios of short interest vs. float increased 0.06 percent from previous period.



                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
                       #cos     6/15    5/31  %Chg   6/15   5/31   Chg   6/15 
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Total Company          2522    7,010  6,921   1.28  4.90   4.84   0.06   3.8
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                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
Consumer Discretionary #cos     6/15    5/31  %Chg   6/15   5/31   Chg   6/15 
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Automobiles & Componen  19      43.8     43.2   1.3  8.17   8.15   0.02   6.5
Consumer Durables & Ap  61     102.5     99.9   2.6  6.60   6.46   0.14   5.4
Consumer Services       84     202.3    201.1   0.6  6.93   6.89   0.03   5.1
Media                   68     521.6    539.6  -3.3  4.43   4.56  -0.13   3.2
Retailing               89     296.3    292.1   1.4  6.33   6.24   0.08   4.2
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Total                  321   1,166.5  1,176.0  -0.8  5.44   5.47  -0.03   3.9
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                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
Consumer Staples       #cos     6/15    5/31  %Chg   6/15   5/31   Chg   6/15 
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Food & Staples Retaili  20      38.1     35.5   7.3  4.27   4.01   0.25   4.5
Food Beverage & Tobacc  46      91.9     88.6   3.7  9.16   8.78   0.39   5.7
Household & Personal P  20      18.9     18.3   2.8  6.60   6.61   0.00   5.7
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Total                   86     148.8    142.4   4.5  6.82   6.56   0.26   5.3
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                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
                       #cos     6/15    5/31  %Chg   6/15   5/31   Chg   6/15 
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Energy                  91     217.1    212.7   2.0  6.53   6.40   0.13   5.1
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                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
Financials             #cos     6/15    5/31  %Chg   6/15   5/31   Chg   6/15 
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Banks                  429     453.4    448.6   1.1  4.10   4.06   0.04   5.0
Diversified Financials  80     166.5    160.8   3.5  4.43   4.20   0.23   4.3
Insurance               43      43.3     45.8  -5.3  4.56   4.81  -0.24   8.2
Real Estate             24      24.4     20.8  16.9  4.20   3.53   0.67   4.3
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Total                  576     687.5    676.0   1.7  4.21   4.12   0.09   4.9
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                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
Health Care            #cos     6/15    5/31  %Chg   6/15   5/31   Chg   6/15 
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Health Care Equipment  178     371.1    366.9   1.1  6.97   6.90   0.06   7.9
Pharmaceuticals, Biote 251   1,057.2  1,036.4   2.0  7.06   6.97   0.10   5.8
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Total                  429   1,428.2  1,403.2   1.8  7.04   6.95   0.09   6.3
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                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
Industrials            #cos     6/15    5/31  %Chg   6/15   5/31   Chg   6/15 
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Capital Goods          158     319.2    311.9   2.3  7.20   7.08   0.12   6.1
Commercial & Professio  70     111.6    110.4   1.1  5.70   5.61   0.09   7.3
Transportation          53     165.6    165.9  -0.2  7.06   7.19  -0.13   5.2
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Total                  281     596.4    588.2   1.4  6.82   6.78   0.05   6.0
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                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
Information Technology #cos     6/15    5/31  %Chg   6/15   5/31   Chg   6/15 
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Semiconductors & Semic 128     806.4    788.5   2.3  4.54   4.45   0.09   2.8
Software & Services    263     800.8    784.4   2.1  2.93   2.87   0.06   2.6
Technology Hardware &  232     737.4    711.0   3.7  3.74   3.60   0.14   2.4
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Total                  623   2,344.6  2,283.9   2.7  3.61   3.52   0.09   2.6
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                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
                       #cos     6/15    5/31  %Chg   6/15   5/31   Chg   6/15 
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Materials               63      78.1     77.9   0.3  4.28   4.25   0.03   3.4
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                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
                       #cos     6/15    5/31  %Chg   6/15   5/31   Chg   6/15 
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Telecommunication Serv  37     335.9    353.1  -4.9  8.69   9.16  -0.47   5.2
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                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
                       #cos     6/15    5/31  %Chg   6/15   5/31   Chg   6/15 
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Utilities               15       6.8      7.9 -13.1  3.20   3.69  -0.48   6.6
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