Largest Nasdaq Short Interest Percent Decreases as of Feb. 15

The following are the 200 largest short interest percent decreases on the Nasdaq Stock Market as of the Feb. 15 settlement date. This list includes securities with a short position of at least 200,000 shares.



Ticker                                                                     
Symbol   Company                        Feb. 15       Jan. 31      % Change   
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MCHX     MARCHEX INC-B                  601,428     2,003,432       -70.0
ANAC     ANACOR PHARMACEU               522,144     1,447,474       -63.9
AAXJ     ISHAR ASIA EX-JP               246,270       668,630       -63.2
VRNT     VERINT SYSTEMS               1,230,014     2,683,523       -54.2
BBGI     BEASLEY BROAD -A               267,462       570,201       -53.1
ECTE     ECHO THERAPEUTIC               456,919       849,315       -46.2
MELA     MELA SCIENCES IN             3,569,103     6,567,396       -45.7
SIMO     SILICON MOTI-ADR               595,156     1,074,579       -44.6
CRWN     CROWN MEDIA HL-A             2,172,081     3,737,812       -41.9
VRSK     VERISK ANALYTI-A               439,226       755,438       -41.9
LIFE     LIFE TECHNOLOGIE             3,022,689     5,074,660       -40.4
RSTI     ROFIN-SINAR TECH             1,474,034     2,336,732       -36.9
CTSH     COGNIZANT TECH-A             2,017,161     3,196,603       -36.9
APKT     ACME PACKET INC              3,583,184     5,645,012       -36.5
LFUS     LITTELFUSE INC                 342,236       535,670       -36.1
BMC      BMC SOFTWARE INC             9,328,484    14,544,188       -35.9
LINTA    LIBERTY INTERA-A             1,897,710     2,842,387       -33.2
LMCA     LIBERTY MEDIA CO               695,293     1,032,674       -32.7
ASCA     AMERISTAR CASINO               845,064     1,237,362       -31.7
DELL     DELL INC                    28,726,527    41,103,772       -30.1
RDEN     ELIZABETH ARDEN              1,177,209     1,684,133       -30.1
GNTX     GENTEX CORP                  4,822,414     6,783,360       -28.9
ORIT     ORITANI FINANCIA               795,395     1,110,143       -28.4
VXUS     VANGUARD TOTAL I               449,006       620,542       -27.6
ADNC     AUDIENCE INC                   229,546       316,646       -27.5
IQNT     NEUTRAL TANDEM I             1,135,749     1,561,135       -27.2
VCBI     VIRGINIA COMM BA               410,256       561,671       -27.0
VOD      VODAFONE GRP-ADR             7,829,367    10,712,007       -26.9
UTEK     ULTRATECH INC                  836,951     1,143,929       -26.8
NANO     NANOMETRICS INC                612,098       820,033       -25.4
LECO     LINCOLN ELECTRIC             1,432,984     1,916,235       -25.2
GTIV     GENTIVA HEALTH               1,988,387     2,653,161       -25.1
SPU      SKYPEOPLE FRUIT                307,268       404,958       -24.1
SRCL     STERICYCLE INC               2,095,779     2,753,683       -23.9
PTEN     PATTERSON-UTI               18,253,302    23,958,607       -23.8
HBAN     HUNTINGTON BANC             12,314,802    16,050,384       -23.3
CMCSK    COMCAST CORP-SPL             5,160,684     6,716,032       -23.2
COHR     COHERENT INC                   597,792       773,417       -22.7
VIAB     VIACOM INC-B                 4,836,990     6,249,874       -22.6
SANM     SANMINA CORP                 1,809,165     2,336,396       -22.6
HSIC     HENRY SCHEIN INC             2,430,049     3,114,922       -22.0
SAFM     SANDERSON FARMS              1,482,805     1,890,256       -21.6
USMO     USA MOBILITY INC               375,442       477,544       -21.4
HTLF     HEARTLAND FINL                 304,694       387,423       -21.4
PTNR     PARTNER COMM-ADR               237,684       302,183       -21.3
SCMR     SYCAMORE NETWORK               778,060       987,088       -21.2
SNTS     SANTARUS INC                 3,782,559     4,794,608       -21.1
SIMG     SILICON IMAGE                3,254,467     4,106,608       -20.8
EZPW     EZCORP INC-A                 1,069,339     1,346,087       -20.6
ATRO     ASTRONICS CORP                 225,462       283,802       -20.6
VTUS     VENTRUS BIOSCIEN               746,432       938,489       -20.5
IDTI     INTEGRAT DEVICE              5,949,758     7,474,385       -20.4
INFA     INFORMATICA CORP             2,954,356     3,696,425       -20.1
SCOR     COMSCORE INC                   859,680     1,070,753       -19.7
NSPH     NANOSPHERE INC               1,709,384     2,124,059       -19.5
TSCO     TRACTOR SUPPLY               1,624,236     2,004,605       -19.0
AFFY     AFFYMAX INC                  2,977,338     3,671,899       -18.9
DTV      DIRECTV                     13,353,962    16,416,238       -18.7
PRGS     PROGRESS SOFTWAR             1,429,868     1,756,871       -18.6
JKHY     JACK HENRY                   1,620,988     1,987,469       -18.4
LKQ      LKQ CORP                     3,545,727     4,335,518       -18.2
ADSK     AUTODESK INC                 3,239,697     3,958,368       -18.2
ISIL     INTERSIL CORP-A              3,263,457     3,979,345       -18.0
ULTA     ULTA SALON COSME             2,646,433     3,225,267       -17.9
KYTH     KYTHERA BIOPHARM               214,322       261,133       -17.9
CBEY     CBEYOND INC                    605,639       737,329       -17.9
IOSP     INNOSPEC INC                   390,653       475,465       -17.8
XRTX     XYRATEX LTD                    853,432     1,036,400       -17.7
FISV     FISERV INC                   2,480,299     3,007,732       -17.5
MDCO     MEDICINES COMP               2,294,567     2,778,846       -17.4
BIRT     ACTUATE CORP                 1,067,739     1,291,626       -17.3
KFRC     KFORCE INC                     943,670     1,141,287       -17.3
UEPS     NET 1 UEPS TECH                235,666       284,708       -17.2
MTGE     AMERICAN CAPITAL               890,122     1,074,140       -17.1
SKUL     SKULLCANDY INC               4,399,699     5,303,164       -17.0
MACK     MERRIMACK PHARMA             2,991,849     3,605,567       -17.0
SAIA     SAIA INC                       267,197       321,694       -16.9
NFLX     NETFLIX INC                  8,071,154     9,715,432       -16.9
INSM     INSMED INC                     757,167       910,656       -16.9
BRCD     BROCADE COMM SYS            18,485,708    22,222,602       -16.8
PCLN     PRICELINE.COM                2,256,478     2,703,822       -16.5
FNFG     FIRST NIAGARA FI             9,393,285    11,211,224       -16.2
AINV     APOLLO INV CORP              4,970,691     5,931,691       -16.2
SQQQ     PROSHARES UL SHO               754,751       899,621       -16.1
MAT      MATTEL INC                   6,579,276     7,834,640       -16.0
UVSP     UNIVEST CORP/PA                238,985       284,116       -15.9
RNWK     REALNETWORKS INC               556,758       661,255       -15.8
KOPN     KOPIN CORP                   1,310,324     1,555,029       -15.7
VALV     SHENGKAI INNOVAT               328,567       389,924       -15.7
MGRC     MCGRATH RENTCORP               984,845     1,167,902       -15.7
MRGE     MERGE HEALTHCARE             6,062,720     7,151,498       -15.2
STNR     STEINER LEISURE                238,802       281,573       -15.2
SHOO     STEVEN MADDEN                1,076,306     1,268,134       -15.1
ANDE     ANDERSONS INC                  813,031       957,052       -15.0
NFBK     NORTHFIELD BANCO               571,704       672,858       -15.0
POWI     POWER INTEGRATIO             1,067,980     1,256,893       -15.0
BODY     BODY CENTRAL COR               470,672       552,563       -14.8
ROCM     ROCHESTER MEDICA               238,131       279,457       -14.8
PATH     NUPATHE INC                  2,158,358     2,532,022       -14.8
SNAK     INVENTURE FOODS                249,009       292,042       -14.7
SHPG     SHIRE PLC-ADR                  885,275     1,036,779       -14.6
TTGT     TECHTARGET                     225,811       263,851       -14.4
PMCS     PMC-SIERRA INC               2,432,435     2,837,745       -14.3
GLDD     GREAT LAKES DRED             2,047,839     2,387,188       -14.2
IGTE     IGATE CORP                     891,997     1,039,721       -14.2
VRTU     VIRTUSA CORP                   427,566       497,593       -14.1
CBST     CUBIST PHARM                 6,498,576     7,561,636       -14.1
OMPI     OBAGI MEDICAL PR               643,094       747,599       -14.0
CSII     CARDIOVASCULAR S               438,557       508,290       -13.7
TTS      TILE SHOP HLDGS              1,717,289     1,988,639       -13.6
CLSN     CELSION CORP                 8,442,265     9,775,879       -13.6
PKT      PROCERA NETWORKS             1,463,412     1,694,188       -13.6
TRMB     TRIMBLE NAVIG                2,686,214     3,104,570       -13.5
DLTR     DOLLAR TREE INC              3,614,324     4,176,205       -13.5
MTRX     MATRIX SERVICE                 437,113       504,695       -13.4
CCMP     CABOT MICROELEC              1,948,442     2,248,535       -13.3
EPOC     EPOCRATES INC                  553,844       638,691       -13.3
GRPN     GROUPON INC                 31,921,765    36,732,232       -13.1
KCAP     KCAP FINANCIAL I             1,822,700     2,097,228       -13.1
IMKTA    INGLES MARKETS-A               277,521       319,118       -13.0
PSEM     PERICOM SEMICOND               263,984       303,413       -13.0
FWRD     FORWARD AIR CORP               554,196       636,802       -13.0
SHEN     SHENANDOAH TELEC               495,884       569,548       -12.9
PRXL     PAREXEL INTL                 3,099,022     3,558,461       -12.9
URBN     URBAN OUTFITTER              4,934,838     5,660,628       -12.8
ININ     INTERACTIVE INT                754,887       865,864       -12.8
SGI      SILICON GRAPHICS             5,565,857     6,380,906       -12.8
DXPE     DXP ENTERPRISES                262,790       301,269       -12.8
WDFC     WD-40 CO                       311,958       357,246       -12.7
MHLD     MAIDEN HOLDINGS              1,033,200     1,183,151       -12.7
HELE     HELEN OF TROY                  771,673       883,388       -12.6
SFLY     SHUTTERFLY INC               7,313,526     8,369,700       -12.6
ENTG     ENTEGRIS INC                 2,016,314     2,305,746       -12.6
XRAY     DENTSPLY INTL                7,434,427     8,500,904       -12.5
DENN     DENNY'S CORP                 1,976,473     2,258,424       -12.5
BABY     NATUS MEDICAL                  582,948       665,699       -12.4
STBZ     STATE BANK FINAN               523,902       598,240       -12.4
CELG     CELGENE CORP                 3,736,784     4,266,030       -12.4
SMRT     STEIN MART INC                 633,326       722,148       -12.3
HBHC     HANCOCK HLDG CO              2,361,996     2,692,246       -12.3
ANEN     ANAREN INC                     279,211       318,157       -12.2
NATI     NATL INSTRUMENTS             1,747,933     1,991,085       -12.2
PRFT     PERFICIENT INC                 501,737       571,139       -12.2
PSEC     PROSPECT CAPITAL             6,601,825     7,513,667       -12.1
MCGC     MCG CAPITAL CORP             1,351,855     1,537,444       -12.1
SRCE     1ST SOURCE CORP                234,918       267,106       -12.1
TUES     TUESDAY MORNING                855,638       972,320       -12.0
FTEK     FUEL TECH INC                  287,179       325,910       -11.9
TYPE     MONOTYPE IMAGING               993,309     1,127,207       -11.9
TICC     TICC CAPITAL COR             1,144,519     1,298,123       -11.8
SOXX     ISHARES PHLX SOX               753,839       854,846       -11.8
SYUT     SYNUTRA INTERNAT               645,878       732,202       -11.8
TASR     TASER INTL                   2,163,790     2,452,012       -11.8
ARWR     ARROWHEAD RESEAR               256,223       290,335       -11.7
UFCS     UNITED FIRE GROU               257,713       291,961       -11.7
ACAS     AMERICAN CAPITAL             3,330,007     3,770,995       -11.7
SNMX     SENOMYX INC                    268,343       303,871       -11.7
LLNW     LIMELIGHT NETWOR             3,307,909     3,745,254       -11.7
UBNK     UNITED FINANCIAL               349,401       395,527       -11.7
TRAK     DEALERTRACK TECH             2,187,056     2,474,703       -11.6
ULTR     ULTRAPETROL                    352,046       398,210       -11.6
MTSN     MATTSON TECH                   971,774     1,099,104       -11.6
NTLS     NTELOS HOLDINGS                591,486       668,788       -11.6
GIFI     GULF ISLAND FABR               242,168       273,668       -11.5
TECD     TECH DATA CORP               1,161,418     1,312,450       -11.5
THOR     THORATEC CORP                3,094,367     3,496,489       -11.5
TCBI     TEXAS CAPITAL BA             3,249,787     3,668,750       -11.4
AWRE     AWARE INC                      232,957       262,851       -11.4
HSNI     HSN INC                      1,881,974     2,122,684       -11.3
AEIS     ADV ENERGY INDS              1,031,695     1,162,532       -11.3
SYNT     SYNTEL INC                     456,376       514,044       -11.2
WABC     WESTAMERICA BANC             2,486,617     2,800,362       -11.2
WFD      WESTFIELD FIN                  415,614       468,004       -11.2
PGNX     PROGENICS PHARM                979,372     1,102,266       -11.1
AMSF     AMERISAFE INC                  276,511       311,102       -11.1
BFIN     BANKFINANCIAL                  300,263       337,793       -11.1
MGEE     MGE ENERGY INC                 588,166       661,588       -11.1
CDNS     CADENCE DESIGN              23,577,724    26,515,633       -11.1
FARM     FARMER BROS CO                 273,924       308,007       -11.1
CFNL     CARDINAL FINL CP               562,137       632,067       -11.1
REGI     RENEWABLE ENERGY               514,043       577,777       -11.0
CTRX     CATAMARAN CORP               1,823,536     2,047,382       -10.9
MGAM     MULTIMEDIA GAMES               468,807       526,261       -10.9
CATM     CARDTRONICS INC                697,891       783,332       -10.9
TAYC     TAYLOR CAPITAL                 888,445       996,810       -10.9
RDI      READING INTL-A                 228,535       256,174       -10.8
GNCMA    GEN COMM-A                     970,545     1,087,158       -10.7
CAMP     CALAMP CORP                  1,083,265     1,213,150       -10.7
LANC     LANCASTER COLONY             1,031,936     1,155,355       -10.7
TLAB     TELLABS INC                  9,649,215    10,799,057       -10.6
ICUI     ICU MEDICAL                  1,339,818     1,499,241       -10.6
EGOV     NIC INC                      1,869,514     2,091,640       -10.6
POWR     POWERSECURE INTE               376,281       420,858       -10.6
ADAT     AUTHENTIDATE HLD               644,421       720,109       -10.5
GSIG     GSI GROUP INC                  501,286       560,025       -10.5
CHRW     CH ROBINSON                  5,809,237     6,489,410       -10.5
AMGN     AMGEN INC                   17,176,652    19,187,030       -10.5
VLTR     VOLTERRA SEMICON               776,505       866,290       -10.4
CAAS     CHINA AUTOMOTIVE               273,932       305,510       -10.3
ATEC     ALPHATEC HOLDING               908,717     1,013,068       -10.3

*-- Data includes ETF positions.

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