Largest Decreases in Short Interest on 12/15/2016

Shares that are sold "short" are borrowed then sold with the hopes that the share price will drop before the shares that were borrowed have to be repurchased and returned. A large amount of short interest indicates that some investors believe a stock's price will decline in the near future. "Short" shares can also serve as a hedge for investors that have purchased a large number of shares of a company thinking that the share price will rise over time. Learn more.

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CompanyShares Sold Short on 12/15/2016Shares Sold Short on 11/30/2016Change% Change% FloatDays to CoverAvg. Daily Volume
Barclays (OIL)1,367,6593,903,137-2,535,478-65.0%00.43,877,236
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM)123,340,857139,208,410-15,867,553-11.4%02.061,576,543
SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bnd ETF (JNK)25,495,51542,615,440-17,119,925-40.2%02.111,994,621
Utilities SPDR (XLU)69,138,56874,348,687-5,210,119-7.0%04.017,251,369
Credit Suisse High Yield Bond Fund (DHY)35,29582,164-46,869-57.0%00.1327,182
Direxion Daily Gold Miners Bull 3x Shares (NUGT)17,790,09223,847,145-6,057,053-25.4%00.356,533,087
iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG)51,427,45264,052,965-12,625,513-19.7%04.112,518,616
GAMCO Global Gold Natural (GGN)21,64785,554-63,907-74.7%00.0967,426
BlackRock MuniVest Fund Inc. (MVF)269,624417,585-147,961-35.4%0.41.5176,494
Energy Fuels (UUUU)2,049,8392,063,770-13,931-0.7%3.85.6365,375
SPDR S&P Insurance ETF (KIE)200,231780,918-580,687-74.4%00.8236,919
Asterias Biotherapeutics (AST)1,539,5151,572,126-32,611-2.1%7.39.1168,546
Pure Storage (PSTG)14,509,74516,447,408-1,937,663-11.8%43.98.11,787,167
Corindus Vascular Robotics (CVRS)4,952,6845,000,309-47,625-1.0%7.635.9137,808
SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explore & Prod. (XOP)57,472,41969,373,708-11,901,289-17.2%02.820,218,431
Regional Health Properties Inc (ADK)531,503554,587-23,084-4.2%3.210.351,763
22nd Century Group (XXII)3,828,2073,892,814-64,607-1.7%5.35.0764,132
Ring Energy (REI)3,353,3173,497,464-144,147-4.1%9.55.3629,900
Royal Bank of Canada (RY)18,411,39421,965,266-3,553,872-16.2%1.218.21,012,657
Novavax, Inc. (NVAX)60,251,29862,897,129-2,645,831-4.2%237.58,037,252
Nuance Communications Inc. (NUAN)6,777,8408,420,702-1,642,862-19.5%2.42.03,353,720
Headwaters Inc (HW)634,8151,716,628-1,081,813-63.0%0.90.41,635,299
OceanFirst Financial Corp. (OCFC)468,5661,838,564-1,369,998-74.5%2.11.3355,373
Tompkins Financial Co. (TMP)893,403903,653-10,250-1.1%6.918.847,598
Evolution Petroleum Co., Inc. (EPM)278,786363,500-84,714-23.3%0.91.3213,481
Jakks Pacific (JAKK)5,450,1825,455,939-5,757-0.1%33.341.7130,776
Knoll Inc (KNL)319,965676,918-356,953-52.7%0.70.8404,968
National Oilwell Varco (NOV)25,210,30630,606,999-5,396,693-17.6%6.76.24,037,213
Steel Dynamics, Inc. (STLD)11,112,46812,621,020-1,508,552-12.0%4.82.64,245,674
Dynavax Technologies (DVAX)10,576,66210,618,107-41,445-0.4%28.55.81,835,814
Ladenburg Thalmann (LTS)4,252,2994,756,016-503,717-10.6%4.221.5197,479
Vascular Solutions, Inc. (VASC)213,018987,266-774,248-78.4%1.30.4512,602
Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc (ARE)1,426,5319,085,457-7,658,926-84.3%1.82.0707,609
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Inc (PLKI)767,0261,087,811-320,785-29.5%3.87.4103,981
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CM)14,328,80918,495,291-4,166,482-22.5%3.69.61,491,414
Cognizant (CTSH)8,922,70611,873,691-2,950,985-24.9%1.51.65,543,266
Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. (LIOX)371,122584,428-213,306-36.5%0.70.4850,956
FEMSA (FMX)725,7361,153,854-428,118-37.1%01.1635,442
FRP Holdings (FRP)1,288,4592,485,507-1,197,048-48.2%51.5887,345
Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (LXRX)12,035,54113,719,485-1,683,944-12.3%11.919.7610,530
PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (QQQ)49,161,72251,872,961-2,711,239-5.2%01.728,998,664
BlackBerry Ltd (BB)48,569,95654,654,729-6,084,773-11.1%9.511.84,113,269
Northwest Biotherapeutics (NWBO)11,098,97514,142,788-3,043,813-21.5%03.63,050,230
VirnetX (VHC)13,838,84614,320,364-481,518-3.4%28.419.8700,634
Xerox (XRX)13,582,63319,515,078-5,932,445-30.4%1.40.816,697,951
Pengrowth Energy (PGH)1,174,2451,818,380-644,135-35.4%0.30.81,387,982
Intersections, Inc. (INTX)1,401,0082,012,916-611,908-30.4%12.312.2114,444
ON Semiconductor (ON)22,918,78526,110,592-3,191,807-12.2%5.62.011,585,174
Advaxis (ADXS)9,407,38410,025,752-618,368-6.2%26.615.5606,831
CUI Global, Inc. (CUI)764,0821,087,054-322,972-29.7%3.78.096,029
VMware (VMW)22,124,31122,368,469-244,158-1.1%3312.61,749,044
Flowers Foods, Inc. (FLO)22,680,30327,449,200-4,768,897-17.4%12.65.93,829,978
América Móvil (AMX)23,951,48227,471,284-3,519,802-12.8%06.23,883,981
Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (HOS)8,813,36810,626,690-1,813,322-17.1%28.14.81,824,446
Seagate Technology (STX)37,000,30138,428,693-1,428,392-3.7%12.78.34,476,078
Reed's (REED)376,515441,340-64,825-14.7%3.915.524,261
ZBB Energy Co. (ESNC)1,647,2752,092,836-445,561-21.3%8.312.4132,756
Xenith Bankshares Inc (XBKS)224,3171,641,760-1,417,443-86.3%00.5437,542
Allied World Assurance Company Holdings Ltd (AWHHF)416,029695,451-279,422-40.2%0.50.9453,235
J. C. Penney (JCP)59,935,04165,377,224-5,442,183-8.3%19.93.815,750,591
Comcast (CMCSA)33,708,81937,081,570-3,372,751-9.1%1.43.49,875,091
CarMax (KMX)24,241,97927,621,379-3,379,400-12.2%12.810.72,274,581
OHR Pharmaceutical Inc (OHRP)455,147805,966-350,819-43.5%1.72.3202,225
Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALNY)8,443,87910,126,094-1,682,215-16.6%11.35.91,441,671
Herbal Center (HLF)24,409,61724,718,705-309,088-1.3%28.218.91,289,627
BNC Bancorp (BNCN)898,9031,308,646-409,743-31.3%1.93.8237,138
Conn's (CONN)5,610,4585,989,968-379,510-6.3%26.26.0934,221
Endurance International Group (EIGI)3,627,6785,152,446-1,524,768-29.6%4.75.6644,960
China Life Insurance (LFC)1,207,4182,018,314-810,896-40.2%02.1561,616
Intercept Pharmaceuticals (ICPT)4,599,8084,888,148-288,340-5.9%26.110.1456,527
Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Inc (MACK)37,628,52438,387,493-758,969-2.0%30.718.02,089,568
Apollo Investment Corp. (AINV)474,654697,597-222,943-32.0%0.20.21,914,014
Baytex Energy (BTE)21,424,64925,327,563-3,902,914-15.4%10.34.94,376,792
Ply Gem (PGEM)422,943669,360-246,417-36.8%22.0215,379
Five9 Inc (FIVN)513,469726,193-212,724-29.3%1.30.7692,107
Fang Holdings Limited (SFUN)21,814,52526,227,246-4,412,721-16.8%7.64.25,153,488
BofI Holding (BOFI)20,293,56521,501,450-1,207,885-5.6%36.417.71,146,465
Huntsman Co. (HUN)10,268,37415,922,257-5,653,883-35.5%5.23.42,996,277
Twenty-First Century Fox Inc Class A (FOXA)19,888,05725,738,356-5,850,299-22.7%1.91.117,308,549
Castle Brands (ROX)1,055,3481,081,960-26,612-2.5%1.210.4101,851
Brightcove Inc (BCOV)396,623562,036-165,413-29.4%1.21.1345,035
Spark Networks SE (LOV)564,191574,293-10,102-1.8%2.27.179,113
Everi Holdings (EVRI)323,088506,754-183,666-36.2%0.51.1297,649
Tesla Inc (TSLA)35,389,87435,687,317-297,443-0.8%26.48.74,058,486
Bazaarvoice Inc (BV)816,3981,203,915-387,517-32.2%1.11.0828,551
Under Armour (UAA)46,352,48647,029,783-677,297-1.4%25.59.64,833,467
Qurate Retail Group (QRTEA)5,023,0406,698,605-1,675,565-25.0%1.21.63,230,478
Intrexon (XON)16,556,35617,103,194-546,838-3.2%30.213.41,238,921
Legacy Reserves LP (LGCY)1,054,2171,690,579-636,362-37.6%1.71.4754,130
Hanesbrands (HBI)31,932,12238,828,864-6,896,742-17.8%8.53.010,808,810
Evercore Partners (EVR)779,3691,547,549-768,180-49.6%2.11.7465,929
WaferGen Bio-systems, Inc. (WGBS)209,808527,844-318,036-60.3%5.99.422,271
FireEye (FEYE)21,341,51223,897,048-2,555,536-10.7%14.16.43,351,142
NewStar Financial Inc (NEWS)176,210515,337-339,127-65.8%0.60.6301,832
JA Solar Holdings (JASO)547,7091,091,111-543,402-49.8%01.0551,584
Northern Oil and Gas Inc. (NOG)12,577,18312,646,739-69,556-0.5%29.78.91,409,623
NovaBay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NBY)206,554212,998-6,444-3.0%4.211.717,716
Bank of New York Mellon Corp (BK)12,627,81615,874,353-3,246,537-20.5%1.22.06,447,902
Lumber Liquidators Holdings (LL)8,419,3759,376,346-956,971-10.2%32.511.2751,295
H. H. Gregg (HGGGQ)4,349,7274,401,661-51,934-1.2%35.261.370,975
Lululemon Athletica (LULU)12,289,04414,193,117-1,904,073-13.4%12.72.94,260,833
LPL Financial (LPLA)3,990,0886,338,352-2,348,264-37.0%5.12.81,419,307
Erin Energy Corp (ERN)2,004,0692,084,445-80,376-3.9%21.538.751,767
Forestar Group (FOR)1,320,5756,275,337-4,954,762-79.0%4.12.7485,780
SolarEdge (SEDG)8,093,8309,364,225-1,270,395-13.6%28.111.6694,975
Sino-Global Shipping America, Ltd. (SINO)209,627547,127-337,500-61.7%5.20.4528,768
Travelport (TVPT)913,6911,490,715-577,024-38.7%0.80.71,341,164
Real Goods Solar Inc. (RGSE)447,8621,029,972-582,110-56.5%1.40.13,742,912
Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (SNI)10,539,90712,550,121-2,010,214-16.0%12.89.51,104,763
Gastar Exploration (GST)6,450,0797,385,556-935,477-12.7%5.43.41,897,750
GigPeak Inc (GIG)1,566,3191,889,032-322,713-17.1%2.64.6337,244
LendingTree (TREE)3,072,2553,376,472-304,217-9.0%42.911.8259,760
Booz Allen Hamilton Hldg (BAH)1,642,0383,027,674-1,385,636-45.8%1.10.62,712,658
Twilio Inc (TWLO)9,744,17310,026,162-281,989-2.8%29.22.73,637,481
Transocean LTD (RIG)64,132,11798,546,236-34,414,119-34.9%17.63.120,523,027
Alarm.com (ALRM)822,5881,340,409-517,821-38.6%5.63.1266,836
Altisource Portfolio (ASPS)4,741,6074,855,951-114,344-2.4%37.716.6286,295
General Motors (GM)40,677,53644,194,583-3,517,047-8.0%2.92.119,504,086
Hyatt (H)768,5361,628,402-859,866-52.8%2.60.71,132,847
Sunrun (RUN)15,596,12618,145,027-2,548,901-14.0%23.912.11,285,081
Telenav Inc (TNAV)324,245503,645-179,400-35.6%13.1103,255
Golub Capital Bdc (GBDC)319,864518,215-198,351-38.3%0.61.7190,754
Angle Energy Inc. (BXE)796,9411,278,987-482,046-37.7%0.30.8968,791
Summit Hotel Properties Llc (INN)1,654,2102,634,803-980,593-37.2%1.91.41,150,387
Park Sterling Corp (PSTB)356,236526,605-170,369-32.4%0.71.9188,310
Ubiquiti Networks (UBNT)7,045,3477,276,305-230,958-3.2%28.415.7448,624
WPX Energy (WPX)23,466,63127,754,922-4,288,291-15.5%72.98,153,334
Nationstar Mortgage (NSM)7,528,0567,606,730-78,674-1.0%26.615.2494,558
Exterran Partners, L.P. (USAC)127,473136,569-9,096-6.7%330.3469,259
The Carlyle Group (CG)973,1281,533,529-560,401-36.5%1.20.91,111,701
Clearside Biomedical (CLSD)381,477641,151-259,674-40.5%3.10.7586,143
CNH Industrial (CNHI)15,758,69120,442,545-4,683,854-22.9%1.611.31,392,034
Liberty Global (LBTYA)5,771,2847,439,930-1,668,646-22.4%2.31.83,242,686
Energous (WATT)4,210,1004,405,438-195,338-4.4%26.29.6439,035
Gaming and Leisure Properties (GLPI)5,005,6007,202,823-2,197,223-30.5%2.64.11,234,783
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA)107,253,278111,152,473-3,899,195-3.5%4.58.812,181,230
Allergan (AGN)25,269,71840,149,020-14,879,302-37.1%6.84.95,131,299
AAC Holdings Inc (AAC)3,089,7443,511,992-422,248-12.0%2812.7243,179
Vivint Solar (VSLR)8,160,4498,410,311-249,862-3.0%34.829.1280,371
California Resources (CRC)13,044,11713,726,013-681,896-5.0%35.54.72,786,414
Boot Barn Holdings Inc (BOOT)3,656,0673,807,582-151,515-4.0%28.515.0244,082
Syneos Health (SYNH)970,3631,896,750-926,387-48.8%1.91.9518,199
Cal-Maine (CALM)10,698,72211,025,039-326,317-3.0%36.625.7416,435
Zillow (ZG)6,688,3289,483,551-2,795,223-29.5%13.34.31,549,334
Shake Shack Inc (SHAK)6,067,5386,581,564-514,026-7.8%30.57.8774,971
Mylan (MYL)24,000,13527,470,081-3,469,946-12.6%5.53.96,101,193
Baozun Inc (BZUN)436,654639,421-202,767-31.7%00.6769,557
Bojangles' Famous Chicken 'n Biscuits (BOJA)587,203925,509-338,306-36.6%3.50.7834,252
Kraft Foods (KHC)11,025,87114,231,231-3,205,360-22.5%0.93.23,499,468
Amplify Snack Brands Inc (BETR)8,876,4098,965,598-89,189-1.0%27.69.8904,977
Concordia International (CXRX)7,142,24410,110,397-2,968,153-29.4%17.29.9722,945
Valvoline Inc (VVV)11,154,09611,443,054-288,958-2.5%32.59.61,164,328
Alcoa Domestic LLC (AA)5,014,1977,880,455-2,866,258-36.4%3.51.24,264,374
Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)35,837,77738,979,580-3,141,803-8.1%6.17.15,054,929
CLARCOR Inc. (CLC)402,1581,048,937-646,779-61.7%0.80.31,285,177
CSX Co. (CSX)16,311,65917,840,822-1,529,163-8.6%1.71.79,630,794
Wendy's (WEN)25,785,32334,324,275-8,538,952-24.9%10.86.14,226,621
UQM Technologies (UQM)558,196586,222-28,026-4.8%1.25.896,218
KLA-Tencor (KLAC)1,941,1402,936,144-995,004-33.9%1.21.01,852,930
Apple (AAPL)46,073,01558,951,317-12,878,302-21.8%0.91.433,340,878
Pioneer Energy Services (PES)2,451,0043,932,312-1,481,308-37.7%3.90.92,795,204
Emerson Electric (EMR)13,710,43616,953,200-3,242,764-19.1%2.13.83,605,367
Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Global Buy-Write (ETW)101,903812,086-710,183-87.5%0.10.2465,237
Cheniere Energy, Inc. (LNG)17,497,17017,815,912-318,742-1.8%7.76.42,730,745
Xcerra (XCRA)514,120851,721-337,601-39.6%11.7294,010
Goldfield Co. (GV)40,699126,618-85,919-67.9%0.20.1638,836
LSB Industries, Inc. (LXU)6,683,1136,977,462-294,349-4.2%27.79.4709,451
American Airlines Group Inc (AAL)31,016,55633,476,102-2,459,546-7.3%64.37,131,680
Matthews International Co. (MATW)463,020646,364-183,344-28.4%1.53.4138,154
S&P Global (SPGI)2,289,8524,880,220-2,590,368-53.1%01.12,107,550
Stage Stores (SSI)7,653,9087,871,365-217,457-2.8%30.410.9700,647
Lam Research (LRCX)12,746,55714,342,123-1,595,566-11.1%7.95.22,442,815
Applied Micro Circuits Co. (AMCC)1,836,0312,980,339-1,144,308-38.4%2.21.01,872,950
Valley National Bank (VLY)14,058,06717,473,169-3,415,102-19.5%5.74.53,118,552
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (ERIC)19,342,75521,801,831-2,459,076-11.3%0.64.04,865,743
Activision (ATVI)18,262,40525,401,500-7,139,095-28.1%2.72.18,526,993
Micron Technology, Inc. (MU)57,001,50560,017,272-3,015,767-5.0%5.82.028,570,353
Paychex, Inc. (PAYX)14,332,73416,091,927-1,759,193-10.9%4.47.81,826,763
Xilinx (XLNX)12,733,66814,201,137-1,467,469-10.3%5.13.43,741,241
Parker Drilling (PKD)1,284,2122,085,654-801,442-38.4%1.11.6806,869
HCP, Inc. (HCP)17,598,16420,948,110-3,349,946-16.0%3.84.04,452,571
Staples, Inc. (SPLS)12,737,91415,290,980-2,553,066-16.7%21.87,250,661
Lands' End (LE)5,432,4785,759,403-326,925-5.7%28.145.4119,710
Pilgrim's Pride (PPC)23,733,74123,827,483-93,742-0.4%42.811.02,149,439
Sanderson Farms, Inc. (SAFM)7,199,3777,379,847-180,470-2.4%36.58.9810,226
VCA Inc (WOOF)1,001,1811,454,456-453,275-31.2%1.31.4720,067
Heron Therapeutics (HRTX)14,216,82914,503,983-287,154-2.0%36.720.0711,198
Dentsply Sirona (XRAY)9,578,61111,278,019-1,699,408-15.1%4.26.21,543,226
II-VI Incorporated (IIVI)804,9041,135,567-330,663-29.1%1.51.4564,278
Microchip Technology Inc. (MCHP)16,730,20918,347,248-1,617,039-8.8%7.96.32,663,134
Eagle Pharmaceuticals (EGRX)3,602,3763,867,574-265,198-6.9%36.513.2273,662
Vodafone (VOD)6,804,72413,801,051-6,996,327-50.7%01.06,693,075
Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)42,118,62546,693,515-4,574,890-9.8%0.81.724,091,740
B/E Aerospace Inc (BEAV)7,998,10113,107,000-5,108,899-39.0%7.93.42,328,597
Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc (SWFT)25,572,17627,630,812-2,058,636-7.5%32.66.73,809,673
SunPower Co. (SPWR)16,988,65517,135,585-146,930-0.9%294.83,558,303
Richmont Mines Inc. (RIC)1,050,1891,079,967-29,778-2.8%1.82.1506,851
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX)4,837,1096,404,221-1,567,112-24.5%22.12,338,502
TransEnterix, Inc. (TRXC)6,284,1486,972,533-688,385-9.9%10.212.3511,843
Taseko Mines Ltd (TGB)231,449345,703-114,254-33.0%0.10.21,199,535
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals (ARWR)8,972,97211,254,536-2,281,564-20.3%12.83.72,440,739
PDL Biopharma (PDLI)8,808,62710,530,680-1,722,053-16.4%5.73.22,775,235
Ariad Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ARIA)32,405,23534,332,623-1,927,388-5.6%17.37.14,537,777
Credit Acceptance (CACC)3,983,3424,154,060-170,718-4.1%37.322.1180,458
Myriad Genetics (MYGN)21,409,92421,803,045-393,121-1.8%31.821.4999,803
Libbey Inc. (LBY)126,684204,362-77,678-38.0%0.61.774,264
Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (TARO)2,913,1203,053,302-140,182-4.6%25.316.8173,355
Sirius XM Holdings (SIRI)275,094,685285,132,697-10,038,012-3.5%16.67.835,119,250
New York Community Bank (NYCB)31,657,26234,842,679-3,185,417-9.1%6.76.94,620,996
Natural Health Trends Co. (NHTC)2,566,2172,574,898-8,681-0.3%35.537.169,232
Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc (MAA)1,985,2574,712,702-2,727,445-57.9%2.70.53,688,998
Urban Outfitters (URBN)10,077,24512,486,564-2,409,319-19.3%12.33.23,181,375
KeyCorp (KEY)18,100,28222,878,874-4,778,592-20.9%1.71.215,723,348
AK Steel Holding (AKS)48,061,52151,659,296-3,597,775-7.0%15.72.023,457,525
Southern (SO)18,878,46123,556,041-4,677,580-19.9%1.93.55,418,629
Vermillion, Inc. (VRML)266,761562,222-295,461-52.6%0.819.313,812
Covenant Transportation Group, Inc. (CVTI)375,890526,396-150,506-28.6%3.22.6144,797
Brooks Automation, Inc (BRKS)488,765690,701-201,936-29.2%0.71.1437,608
Acacia Research (ACTG)700,973986,770-285,797-29.0%1.42.7259,711
OPKO Health (OPK)69,072,06970,776,320-1,704,251-2.4%20.614.24,873,509
Take-Two Interactive (TTWO)6,696,05212,896,505-6,200,453-48.1%7.95.41,230,477
Tootsie Roll Industries (TR)4,366,8244,584,133-217,309-4.7%25.541.0106,527
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