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Biggest Nasdaq Changes in Short Interest vs Float as of Feb. 15

Feb. 25 (Bloomberg) -- The following tables show companies listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market that have the largest changes in short interest as a percentage of shares available for trading as of the Feb. 15 settlement date.

TOP 25 INCREASES IN SHORT INTEREST VS FLOAT


                                      Feb. 15         Jan. 31    
                                  Short Interest   Short Interest   
Ticker Name                        /Free Float %   /Free Float %    Increase % 
=============================================================================
OREX  OREXIGEN THERAPE                   41.56           20.74        20.82
AUTC  AUTOCHINA INTERN                   24.12            6.03        18.08
MOTR  MOTRICITY INC                      21.18           11.52         9.66
ZAGG  ZAGG INC                           35.95           26.96         8.99
MGIC  MAGIC SOFTWARE                     13.56            5.25         8.31
TZOO  TRAVELZOO INC                      31.11           23.63         7.48
BODY  BODY CENTRAL COR                    9.05            2.92         6.13
ENTR  ENTROPIC COMMUNI                   39.30           33.30         5.99
CCME  CHINA MEDIAEXPRE                   54.62           49.03         5.59
NPSP  NPS PHARM INC                       9.35            4.14         5.22
CSTR  COINSTAR INC                       31.06           26.02         5.05
SMT   SMART TECHNOL-A                    18.51           13.56         4.95
CBEH  CHINA INTEGRATED                   31.31           26.36         4.95
PPDI  PHARM PROD DEVEL                    6.48            1.93         4.55
TSLA  TESLA MOTORS                       36.45           32.05         4.40
SCON  SUPERCONDUCTOR T                    4.28            0.27         4.01
OSBC  OLD SECOND BNCRP                   17.67           13.70         3.97
DTLK  DATALINK CORP                       4.43            0.54         3.89
RXII  RXI PHARMACEUTIC                   17.35           13.58         3.77
VVUS  VIVUS INC                          20.65           16.92         3.73
NDAQ  NASDAQ OMX GROUP                    7.85            4.14         3.72
REFR  RESEARCH FRONT                     10.17            6.47         3.70
SAFM  SANDERSON FARMS                    20.41           16.71         3.70
BBBB  BLACKBOARD INC                     39.92           36.47         3.45
ICGN  ICAGEN INC                          5.83            2.46         3.37

TOP 25 DECREASES IN SHORT INTEREST VS FLOAT

                                      Feb. 15         Jan. 31    
                                  Short Interest   Short Interest   
Ticker Name                        /Free Float %   /Free Float %    Decrease % 
=============================================================================
MMYT  MAKEMYTRIP LTD                      7.46           24.69       -17.23
SHLD  SEARS HOLDINGS                     13.49           29.33       -15.84
CADX  CADENCE PHARMACE                   24.11           38.36       -14.25
CACB  CASCADE BANCORP                     0.87           11.68       -10.81
EDMC  EDUCATION MGMT                      4.16           14.86       -10.70
CONN  CONN'S INC                         41.91           51.38        -9.47
LNET  LODGENET INTERAC                   27.52           36.13        -8.62
TMRK  TERREMARK WORLDW                    8.02           16.21        -8.19
EBIX  EBIX INC                           23.48           31.33        -7.85
BIOF  BIOFUEL ENERGY C                    2.12            8.75        -6.63
GENZ  GENZYME CORP                        2.18            7.81        -5.62
MSHL  MARSHALL EDWARDS                    1.68            7.19        -5.51
AXAS  ABRAXAS PETRO                       5.59            9.99        -4.40
NILE  BLUE NILE INC                      34.14           38.34        -4.20
CECO  CAREER EDUCATION                    8.06           11.83        -3.77
GHDX  GENOMIC HEALTH I                    9.23           12.87        -3.64
TORM  TOR MINERALS INT                    0.87            4.33        -3.46
ALGT  ALLEGIANT TRAVEL                   21.12           24.49        -3.38
NLST  NETLIST INC                         5.60            8.93        -3.33
SODA  SODASTREAM INTER                   25.97           29.26        -3.29
SPCHB SPORT CHALET-B                      1.58            4.85        -3.27
ANSW  ANSWERS CORP                        1.28            4.54        -3.27
ZIOP  ZIOPHARM ONCOLOG                    6.71            9.81        -3.10
FDML  FEDERAL MOGUL                       0.92            4.01        -3.09
GTIM  GOOD TIMES REST                     0.73            3.75        -3.02

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