Biggest NYSE Changes in Short Interest vs Float as of Aug. 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 Aug. 15 settlement date.

TOP 25 INCREASES IN SHORT INTEREST VS FLOAT


                                      Aug. 15         July 29    
                                  Short Interest   Short Interest   
Ticker Name                        /Free Float %   /Free Float %    Increase % 
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FIO   FUSION-IO INC                      39.40           25.08        14.32
P     PANDORA MEDIA IN                   39.00           27.47        11.53
USNA  USANA HEALTH SCI                   31.39           22.98         8.41
TLB   TALBOTS INC                        44.86           37.04         7.82
BPI   BRIDGEPOINT EDUC                   49.02           41.98         7.04
STRI  STR HOLDINGS INC                   33.18           26.79         6.39
PSS   COLLECTIVE BRAND                   31.31           25.65         5.66
MLI   MUELLER INDS                        9.14            3.84         5.31
GET   GAYLORD ENTMNT                     21.19           15.96         5.23
GNK   GENCO SHIPPING &                   32.55           27.60         4.96
AKS   AK STEEL HLDG                      20.53           15.70         4.83
GRM   GRAHAM PACKAGING                    8.92            4.15         4.77
LXK   LEXMARK INTL-A                     10.79            6.15         4.64
SKS   SAKS INC                           27.68           23.19         4.49
MILL  MILLER ENERGY RE                   15.16           10.84         4.32
OCR   OMNICARE INC                       13.14            9.35         3.79
AEA   ADVANCE AMERICA                     8.99            5.24         3.75
VMC   VULCAN MATERIALS                   19.70           16.06         3.64
SVM   SILVERCORP METAL                    5.71            2.14         3.57
ESI   ITT EDUCATIONAL                    34.91           31.45         3.46
KCG   KNIGHT CAPITAL-A                   11.40            7.97         3.43
SFI   ISTAR FINANCIAL                    19.97           16.85         3.12
HRZ   HORIZON LINES-A                    17.62           14.52         3.11
AHT   ASHFORD HOSPITAL                    6.78            3.71         3.07
ACTV  ACTIVE NETWORK I                   11.46            8.64         2.82

TOP 25 DECREASES IN SHORT INTEREST VS FLOAT

                                      Aug. 15         July 29    
                                  Short Interest   Short Interest   
Ticker Name                        /Free Float %   /Free Float %    Decrease % 
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ZZ    SEALY CORP                         16.01           31.47       -15.46
RLD   REALD INC                          27.82           36.88        -9.06
KV/A  KV PHARM-A                         29.96           38.92        -8.96
DDS   DILLARDS INC-A                     16.58           25.36        -8.79
HGG   HHGREGG INC                        29.15           37.60        -8.45
EXAM  EXAMWORKS GROUP                    18.95           26.99        -8.04
DMD   DEMAND MEDIA INC                    9.65           15.80        -6.16
FXCM  FXCM INC-A                         21.26           27.29        -6.03
MED   MEDIFAST INC                       30.56           36.52        -5.96
AOL   AOL INC                            14.13           19.71        -5.59
RST   ROSETTA STONE IN                   25.27           30.82        -5.55
IMAX  IMAX CORP                           7.71           12.72        -5.01
PAY   VERIFONE SYSTEMS                    5.57           10.57        -5.00
RGC   REGAL ENTERTAI-A                   34.57           39.01        -4.44
VRS   VERSO PAPER CORP                    1.77            5.84        -4.08
WLK   WESTLAKE CHEMICA                   11.40           15.48        -4.07
GBX   GREENBRIER COS                     11.06           15.01        -3.96
SPF   STANDARD PACIFIC                   20.44           24.39        -3.95
N     NETSUITE INC                       15.30           18.99        -3.70
WTI   W&T OFFSHORE INC                   21.54           25.23        -3.69
SKX   SKECHERS USA-A                     15.54           18.99        -3.44
MGM   MGM RESORTS INTE                   15.51           18.88        -3.38
DK    DELEK US HOLDING                   17.34           20.70        -3.36
DRC   DRESSER-RAND GRO                    2.34            5.42        -3.08
CALX  CALIX INC                           7.19           10.22        -3.03

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