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. 30 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             36.72         21.49         58.51
QPSA    QUEPASA CORP                 31.85          3.45         10.82
VHC     VIRNETX HOLDING              29.55         11.89         40.23
LNG     CHENIERE ENERGY              22.03         17.41         79.02
REE     RARE ELEMENT RES             21.05          8.75         41.57
HUSA    HOUSTON AMERICAN             19.87          3.58         18.03
SHZ     CHINA SHEN ZHOU              18.46          1.81          9.78
UEC     URANIUM ENERGY               13.64          9.15         67.11
NEOP    NEOPROBE CORP                13.10         11.64         88.90
BTX     BIOTIME INC                  12.79          4.02         31.40
GMO     GENERAL MOLY INC             12.33          8.21         66.59
GORO    GOLD RESOURCE CO             11.79          5.50         46.63
PRK     PARK NATL CORP               11.73          1.73         14.78
PZG     PARAMOUNT GOLD               11.40         10.20         89.50
TMP     TOMPKINS FINANCI             10.28          0.76          7.36
MCF     CONTANGO OIL & G             10.18          1.36         13.40
PIP     PHARMATHENE INC               9.89          3.71         37.47
APP     AMERICAN APPAREL              9.45          5.28         55.88
EMAN    EMAGIN CORP                   8.91          1.23         13.75
URZ     URANERZ ENERGY C              8.34          5.74         68.80
SA      SEABRIDGE GOLD                8.33          3.17         38.02
AUMN    GOLDEN MINERALS               8.01          1.99         24.85
VGZ     VISTA GOLD CORP               7.66          5.42         70.78
AIS     ANTARES PHARMA                7.58          6.82         90.03
CAK     CAMAC ENERGY INC              7.52          4.27         56.82
TPLM    TRIANGLE PETROLE              7.37          3.15         42.70
MDW     MIDWAY GOLD CORP              7.36          5.50         74.81
GST     GASTAR EXPLORATI              7.23          4.07         56.36
LCI     LANNETT CO INC                7.19          0.97         13.48
FSP     FRANKLIN STREET               6.98          4.93         70.56
CTO     CONS TOMOKA LAND              6.88          0.27          3.93
VOG     VOYAGER OIL & GA              6.86          3.26         47.52
WAC     WALTER INVESTMEN              6.86          1.79         26.12
ANX     ADVENTRX PHARMAC              6.79          1.76         25.88
NG      NOVAGOLD RES                  6.74         12.45        184.79
LBY     LIBBEY INC                    6.68          1.25         18.74
NHC     NATL HEALTHCARE               6.52          0.54          8.25
AVL     AVALON RARE META              6.47          6.43         99.39
CHGS    CHINA GENGSHENG               6.46          0.75         11.54
URG     UR-ENERGY INC                 6.27          6.34        101.03
MEA     METALICO INC                  6.22          2.52         40.56
PAL     NORTH AMER PALLA              6.20          8.86        142.85
VTG     VANTAGE DRILLING              6.08         10.09        165.97
PDC     PIONEER DRILLING              5.99          3.54         59.14
MDF     METRO HEALTH                  5.89          2.02         34.29
EPM     EVOLUTION PETROL              5.85          0.88         15.08
RVM     REVETT MINERALS               5.71          1.24         21.74
FLL     FULL HOUSE RESRT              5.64          0.78         13.91
CMFO    CHINA MARINE FOO              5.62          0.98         17.50
PKT     PROCERA NETWORKS              5.62          0.76         13.50
CFW     CANO PETROLEUM I              5.51          2.37         43.01
NEP     CHINA NORTH EAST              5.48          1.14         20.87
NBS     NEOSTEM INC                   5.45          3.60         65.96
LEI     LUCAS ENERGY INC              5.36          0.89         16.54
RTK     RENTECH INC                   5.20         11.29        217.24
GSS     GOLDEN STAR RES               5.14         13.10        254.74
AGX     ARGAN INC                     5.14          0.30          5.79
MFN     MINEFINDERS CORP              5.10          4.07         79.84
GHM     GRAHAM CORP                   5.01          0.48          9.51

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