Largest NYSE Alternext Short Interest vs Free Float as of Sept.

The following table ranks companies listed on the NYSE Alternext that have more than 5 percent of their shares available for trading sold short by investors as of the Sept. 15 settlement date.



                               Short Interest   Short Interest  Equity Float 
Ticker  Name                      / Float %     (In mln shrs)   (In mln shrs)
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NOG     NORTHERN OIL AND             41.53         22.67         54.59
QPSA    QUEPASA CORP                 29.52          3.58         12.14
VHC     VIRNETX HOLDING              29.13         11.72         40.23
LNG     CHENIERE ENERGY              21.83         17.25         79.02
REE     RARE ELEMENT RES             20.84          8.66         41.57
HUSA    HOUSTON AMERICAN             20.59          3.71         18.03
SHZ     CHINA SHEN ZHOU              19.53          1.91          9.78
UEC     URANIUM ENERGY               13.55          9.10         67.11
NEOP    NEOPROBE CORP                13.46         11.97         88.90
GMO     GENERAL MOLY INC             13.45          8.96         66.60
BTX     BIOTIME INC                  13.09          4.11         31.40
GORO    GOLD RESOURCE CO             11.84          5.52         46.63
PRK     PARK NATL CORP               11.29          1.67         14.78
PZG     PARAMOUNT GOLD               10.43          9.33         89.50
PIP     PHARMATHENE INC              10.20          3.82         37.47
MCF     CONTANGO OIL & G             10.18          1.36         13.40
EMAN    EMAGIN CORP                   9.72          1.34         13.75
TMP     TOMPKINS FINANCI              9.55          0.70          7.36
APP     AMERICAN APPAREL              9.48          5.30         55.88
VOG     VOYAGER OIL & GA              8.34          3.97         47.65
URZ     URANERZ ENERGY C              8.29          5.71         68.80
SA      SEABRIDGE GOLD                7.93          3.01         38.02
AIS     ANTARES PHARMA                7.66          6.91         90.17
GST     GASTAR EXPLORATI              7.56          4.26         56.36
FSP     FRANKLIN STREET               7.39          5.21         70.56
AUMN    GOLDEN MINERALS               7.34          1.83         24.93
WAC     WALTER INVESTMEN              7.32          1.91         26.12
TPLM    TRIANGLE PETROLE              7.11          3.04         42.70
CAK     CAMAC ENERGY INC              7.05          4.01         56.82
LCI     LANNETT CO INC                6.97          0.94         13.51
EPM     EVOLUTION PETROL              6.97          0.83         11.92
ANX     ADVENTRX PHARMAC              6.90          1.78         25.88
MDW     MIDWAY GOLD CORP              6.86          5.14         74.91
NHC     NATL HEALTHCARE               6.80          0.56          8.25
NG      NOVAGOLD RES                  6.74         12.46        184.79
CHGS    CHINA GENGSHENG               6.70          0.77         11.54
CTO     CONS TOMOKA LAND              6.67          0.26          3.93
PDC     PIONEER DRILLING              6.45          3.82         59.14
LBY     LIBBEY INC                    6.44          1.21         18.74
PAL     NORTH AMER PALLA              6.20          8.85        142.85
VGZ     VISTA GOLD CORP               6.14          4.34         70.75
VTG     VANTAGE DRILLING              6.13         10.17        165.97
AVL     AVALON RARE META              6.08          6.04         99.39
PKT     PROCERA NETWORKS              5.90          0.80         13.50
MEA     METALICO INC                  5.86          2.38         40.56
URG     UR-ENERGY INC                 5.84          5.90        101.03
FLL     FULL HOUSE RESRT              5.67          0.79         13.91
NEP     CHINA NORTH EAST              5.61          1.17         20.87
MDF     METRO HEALTH                  5.60          1.92         34.29
CMFO    CHINA MARINE FOO              5.52          0.97         17.50
LEI     LUCAS ENERGY INC              5.42          0.90         16.54
MFN     MINEFINDERS CORP              5.37          4.28         79.78
NBS     NEOSTEM INC                   5.31          3.51         65.97
RVM     REVETT MINERALS               5.30          1.20         22.69
TRX     TANZANIAN ROYALT              5.27          5.08         96.39
AGX     ARGAN INC                     5.21          0.30          5.79
GSS     GOLDEN STAR RES               5.14         13.11        254.74
RTK     RENTECH INC                   5.08         11.03        217.24

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