Largest Nasdaq Short Interest Positions as of Feb. 28

The following are the 100 largest short interest positions on the Nasdaq Stock Market as of the Feb. 28 settlement date.



Ticker                                                           Avg. Daily 
Symbol   Company                    Feb. 28        Feb. 15        Volume       
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SIRI     SIRIUS XM RADIO           414,016,386    406,288,219     59,194,373
FTR      FRONTIER COMMUNI          227,601,135    211,680,559     11,617,920
INTC     INTEL CORP                216,006,917    208,197,763     44,946,805
BBRY     RESEARCH IN MOTI          147,214,984    136,511,698     45,208,011
MSFT     MICROSOFT CORP             97,885,936     83,582,893     41,297,496
SPLS     STAPLES INC                78,101,124     76,697,269     24,889,612
MU       MICRON TECH                73,234,184     66,131,273     31,169,089
WIN      WINDSTREAM CORP            70,310,783     63,755,503     10,281,803
CSCO     CISCO SYSTEMS              61,504,103     55,107,933     33,908,160
ARNA     ARENA PHARMACEUT           58,273,165     55,323,077      4,370,593
GILD     GILEAD SCIENCES            58,087,775     57,318,621      9,007,201
NIHD     NII HOLDING INC            56,249,928     54,688,593      3,493,338
QQQ      POWERSH-QQQ                52,955,650     56,749,742     34,633,645
DNDN     DENDREON CORP              50,422,540     47,878,848      6,346,339
JBLU     JETBLUE AIRWAYS            44,502,809     42,574,497      3,056,466
RRD      RR DONNELLEY & S           39,874,598     42,307,882      3,392,709
SQNM     SEQUENOM INC               38,480,312     36,028,072      2,445,844
GTAT     GT ADVANCED TECH           38,256,065     35,321,072      3,821,277
ORCL     ORACLE CORP                38,195,551     35,662,465     17,761,767
EXEL     EXELIXIS INC               37,895,084     37,082,593      1,854,804
NWSA     NEWS CORP-A                34,922,518     30,423,169     16,103,266
MYL      MYLAN INC                  34,809,452     33,477,442      5,486,707
CPST     CAPSTONE TURBINE           33,439,604     33,162,563      1,575,421
MNKD     MANNKIND CORP              32,125,206     32,297,268      2,376,495
TSLA     TESLA MOTORS               31,954,742     28,694,016      3,378,947
STSI     STAR SCIENTIFIC            31,782,667     30,396,692      1,395,184
VMED     VIRGIN MEDIA INC           31,678,232     35,184,151      8,073,230
STX      SEAGATE TECHNOLO           31,018,267     33,373,142      4,949,258
CMCSA    COMCAST CORP-A             30,950,558     23,961,762     14,091,607
GMCR     GREEN MOUNTAIN             30,826,972     30,891,424      3,429,871
DELL     DELL INC                   28,964,171     28,726,527     20,457,299
FB       FACEBOOK INC-A             28,492,068     25,392,181     46,292,214
GRPN     GROUPON INC                27,514,056     31,921,765     28,350,454
ILMN     ILLUMINA INC               27,510,241     27,708,750      1,232,355
SPPI     SPECTRUM PHARMAC           27,231,552     27,230,343        867,949
QCOR     QUESTCOR PHARM             26,519,517     26,533,836      2,625,000
TXN      TEXAS INSTRUMENT           26,360,811     26,848,745     11,439,941
ZNGA     ZYNGA INC- CL A            26,137,139     25,944,268     53,110,856
COCO     CORINTHIAN COLLE           25,879,583     26,089,971        721,090
AMRN     AMARIN CORP -ADR           25,640,996     24,864,230      2,784,447
LOGI     LOGITECH INTER-R           24,070,821     26,478,182        562,768
VVUS     VIVUS INC                  24,061,562     23,922,485      3,195,067
CDNS     CADENCE DESIGN             23,667,437     23,577,724      3,211,303
INCY     INCYTE CORP                23,402,965     23,917,321      1,766,979
HAS      HASBRO INC                 23,036,489     24,473,757      1,635,683
EA       ELECTRONIC ARTS            22,970,474     26,921,396      5,925,128
SGEN     SEATTLE GENETICS           22,925,302     22,795,591        721,103
PDLI     PDL BIOPHARMA IN           22,762,130     20,049,715      1,649,168
YHOO     YAHOO! INC                 21,967,056     21,825,351     14,957,712
AVNR     AVANIR PHARM INC           21,949,574     22,411,985        867,754
ARUN     ARUBA NETWORKS I           21,232,795     19,998,484      5,236,204
LULU     LULULEMON ATH              20,897,269     19,566,668      2,146,921
CTRP     CTRIP.COM-ADR              20,701,629     20,503,148      2,172,443
FITB     FIFTH THIRD BANC           20,089,395     25,248,398     11,003,333
PBCT     PEOPLE'S UNITED            19,831,444     17,647,146      2,660,797
NUAN     NUANCE COMMUNICA           19,492,312     15,688,009      4,653,468
AMKR     AMKOR TECH INC             19,438,549     16,525,536      1,290,924
AAPL     APPLE INC                  19,432,642     18,778,593     16,174,820
PAYX     PAYCHEX INC                19,386,316     18,639,169      3,042,038
LBTYA    LIBERTY GLOBAL-A           19,199,449     15,605,486      3,659,557
CIEN     CIENA CORP                 19,176,048     18,333,463      2,014,252
ETFC     E*TRADE FINANCIA           19,065,555     20,102,590      3,869,846
SVNT     SAVIENT PHARMACE           19,032,048     19,503,605        468,159
FAST     FASTENAL CO                18,687,446     18,484,201      1,428,673
SBAC     SBA COMM CORP-A            18,524,877     18,568,654      2,673,791
ATVI     ACTIVISION BLIZZ           18,495,002     20,964,992     10,870,335
DWA      DREAMWORKS ANI-A           18,467,919     18,242,562      1,374,874
WEN      WENDY'S CO/THE             18,438,219     15,237,750      7,366,635
DVAX     DYNAVAX TECHNOLO           17,812,131     19,058,154      7,928,208
FSLR     FIRST SOLAR INC            17,769,876     16,705,844      9,273,390
MCHP     MICROCHIP TECH             17,753,135     19,446,587      2,310,538
CLNE     CLEAN ENERGY FUE           17,716,802     17,723,992      1,053,863
TQNT     TRIQUINT SEMICON           17,633,382     17,380,381      3,856,298
CAR      AVIS BUDGET GROU           17,614,709     17,231,543      2,037,306
NTAP     NETAPP INC                 17,368,171     14,746,756      5,792,663
AMAT     APPLIED MATERIAL           17,151,756     21,183,654     14,684,108
APOL     APOLLO GROUP-A             17,128,169     16,488,939      2,846,398
PTEN     PATTERSON-UTI              17,030,243     18,253,302      4,141,366
FMER     FIRSTMERIT CORP            16,993,602     15,533,119      1,617,118
VELT     VELTI PLC                  16,878,873     17,150,000      1,197,066
NVDA     NVIDIA CORP                16,533,989     19,069,121     13,341,799
ZION     ZIONS BANCORP              16,260,521     15,704,194      2,163,509
BRCD     BROCADE COMM SYS           16,193,304     18,485,708      6,306,063
PRKR     PARKERVISION               16,043,382     16,580,320      2,554,230
FRAN     FRANCESCAS HOLDI           15,859,621     16,004,047        823,507
LEAP     LEAP WIRELESS              15,626,287     14,743,417      2,894,383
CREE     CREE INC                   15,249,719     16,687,985      2,033,478
TTWO     TAKE-TWO INTERAC           15,103,303     17,122,076      2,122,824
ISIS     ISIS PHARM                 15,094,584     15,375,853        870,421
ASML     ASML HOLDING-NY            14,976,688     14,490,043      1,312,551
SWHC     SMITH & WESSON H           14,882,178     14,577,656      2,868,320
AMGN     AMGEN INC                  14,877,548     17,176,652      6,160,949
FNSR     FINISAR CORP               14,700,270     14,055,985      2,315,297
HERO     HERCULES OFFSHOR           14,575,917     15,394,983      3,439,300
DECK     DECKERS OUTDOOR            14,463,319     13,768,728      1,754,829
OCZ      OCZ TECHNOLOGY             14,331,178     15,449,025      1,267,221
CSTR     COINSTAR INC               14,219,506     14,255,584      1,123,267
OMEX     ODYSSEY MARINE             14,070,528     13,708,091        586,021
ATML     ATMEL CORP                 14,062,538     13,791,278      6,596,600
QCOM     QUALCOMM INC               13,995,401     15,173,708     10,178,479

*-- Data includes ETF positions.

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