Nasdaq Short Interest by Industries as of Jan. 13

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 Jan. 13 settlement date. The total positions increased 3.54 percent from previous period. The ratios of short interest vs. float increased 0.16 percent from previous period.



                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
                       #cos     1/13    12/30 %Chg   1/13   12/30  Chg   1/13 
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Total Company          2465    6,799  6,566   3.54  4.77   4.60   0.16   4.1
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                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
Consumer Discretionary #cos     1/13    12/30 %Chg   1/13   12/30  Chg   1/13 
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Automobiles & Componen  17      47.2     46.1   2.4  8.87   9.02  -0.15   8.8
Consumer Durables & Ap  63     140.5    136.6   2.9  8.62   8.38   0.24   4.7
Consumer Services       82     203.5    196.1   3.8  6.44   6.17   0.28   6.3
Media                   65     534.2    511.1   4.5  4.50   4.29   0.20   4.0
Retailing               90     328.2    305.5   7.4  6.85   6.35   0.50   4.0
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Total                  317   1,253.6  1,195.4   4.9  5.70   5.42   0.28   4.4
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                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
Consumer Staples       #cos     1/13    12/30 %Chg   1/13   12/30  Chg   1/13 
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Food & Staples Retaili  22      44.1     40.4   9.0  4.75   4.36   0.39   4.9
Food Beverage & Tobacc  45     105.7    104.5   1.1 10.37  10.24   0.13   6.8
Household & Personal P  19      10.4     10.6  -1.9  3.81   3.89  -0.07   9.5
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Total                   86     160.2    155.5   3.0  7.21   7.00   0.21   6.3
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                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
                       #cos     1/13    12/30 %Chg   1/13   12/30  Chg   1/13 
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Energy                  93     202.9    202.2   0.3  6.30   6.32  -0.02   4.7
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                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
Financials             #cos     1/13    12/30 %Chg   1/13   12/30  Chg   1/13 
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Banks                  416     388.1    387.6   0.1  3.59   3.59   0.01   4.3
Diversified Financials  79     149.9    147.3   1.8  3.46   3.39   0.07   4.0
Insurance               41      36.9     37.7  -2.3  3.85   3.95  -0.10   9.3
Real Estate             27      19.2     19.1   0.7  2.69   2.67   0.02   3.3
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Total                  563     594.1    591.7   0.4  3.53   3.52   0.02   4.3
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                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
Health Care            #cos     1/13    12/30 %Chg   1/13   12/30  Chg   1/13 
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Health Care Equipment  173     409.6    406.8   0.7  7.62   7.55   0.07   8.6
Pharmaceuticals, Biote 247   1,075.2  1,048.7   2.5  7.31   7.15   0.15   5.0
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Total                  420   1,484.8  1,455.5   2.0  7.39   7.26   0.13   5.7
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                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
Industrials            #cos     1/13    12/30 %Chg   1/13   12/30  Chg   1/13 
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Capital Goods          148     269.7    272.3  -0.9  6.72   6.78  -0.07   8.4
Commercial & Professio  72     128.9    128.2   0.5  6.12   6.08   0.04   9.1
Transportation          50     135.5    133.6   1.4  6.01   5.86   0.14   5.3
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Total                  270     534.2    534.1   0.0  6.38   6.36   0.02   7.4
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                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
Information Technology #cos     1/13    12/30 %Chg   1/13   12/30  Chg   1/13 
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Semiconductors & Semic 122     732.2    692.0   5.8  4.01   3.79   0.22   2.8
Software & Services    253     860.6    781.3  10.1  3.20   2.90   0.29   2.9
Technology Hardware &  229     667.7    656.4   1.7  3.40   3.35   0.05   3.1
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Total                  604   2,260.5  2,129.6   6.1  3.49   3.29   0.20   2.9
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                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
                       #cos     1/13    12/30 %Chg   1/13   12/30  Chg   1/13 
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Materials               60      64.5     61.2   5.5  3.86   3.64   0.21   4.6
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                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
                       #cos     1/13    12/30 %Chg   1/13   12/30  Chg   1/13 
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Telecommunication Serv  37     238.3    234.8   1.5  7.42   7.31   0.11   5.5
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                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
                       #cos     1/13    12/30 %Chg   1/13   12/30  Chg   1/13 
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Utilities               15       5.4      5.8  -6.1  2.69   2.86  -0.17  11.3
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