Largest Decreases in Short Interest on 12/30/2016

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 12/30/2016Shares Sold Short on 12/15/2016Change% Change% FloatDays to CoverAvg. Daily Volume
Ishares Lehman 20 Year (TLT)15,080,44816,804,001-1,723,553-10.3%01.97,914,532
SPDR KBW Regional Banking (KRE)19,361,81629,765,222-10,403,406-35.0%03.35,921,501
Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLF)66,513,77885,296,372-18,782,594-22.0%01.446,450,687
Alerian MLP (AMLP)16,101,14225,306,033-9,204,891-36.4%02.27,374,202
Ishares Msci Brazil Index Fund (EWZ)29,232,96353,922,881-24,689,918-45.8%01.915,323,591
ProShares UltraPro Short Dow30 ETF (SDOW)506,979930,099-423,120-45.5%00.31,622,812
Ishares Trust United States Treasury (TIP)572,5191,054,499-481,980-45.7%00.41,516,085
Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLY)11,000,30318,273,064-7,272,761-39.8%02.44,502,400
PowerShares Fin. Preferred Port. (PGF)162,804506,467-343,663-67.9%00.3617,497
TowneBank (TOWN)1,203,5411,618,752-415,211-25.7%2.13.3364,066
WisdomTree Barclays Negative Dur US Aggregate Bond (DXJ)3,015,6755,394,248-2,378,573-44.1%00.64,740,436
iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (EFA)20,122,56140,724,908-20,602,347-50.6%01.118,337,269
iShares Russell 2000 Index (IWM)104,528,863116,706,536-12,177,673-10.4%03.926,552,720
Energy Select Sector SPDR (XLE)35,290,08841,406,633-6,116,545-14.8%03.89,308,470
iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ)5,092,9889,764,081-4,671,093-47.8%01.05,030,807
Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR (XLP)70,677,73480,029,428-9,351,694-11.7%07.29,865,721
VanEck Vectors Environmental Services ETF (RSX)10,381,53523,923,676-13,542,141-56.6%01.38,260,341
iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Index Fund (AAXJ)1,034,8071,880,477-845,670-45.0%00.71,430,721
BlackRock MuniVest Fund Inc. (MVF)108,115269,624-161,509-59.9%0.20.5207,594
iShares MSCI EAFE Small-Cap ETF (SCZ)460,9921,385,622-924,630-66.7%00.5964,061
Aberdeen Asia-Pacific Income Fund Inc (FAX)687,243748,570-61,327-8.2%00.51,260,278
Liberty Media Co. (LSXMA)530,765744,296-213,531-28.7%0.51.5345,988
B2Gold (BTG)13,075,58016,294,748-3,219,168-19.8%1.43.43,865,019
Vanguard Total International Stock ETF (VXUS)522,4211,007,645-485,224-48.2%00.5988,320
POWERSHARES EXC/KBW BK PORT (KBWB)610,7241,560,933-950,209-60.9%01.6377,513
Regional Health Properties Inc (ADK)183,746531,503-347,757-65.4%1.12.477,922
NetApp Inc. (NTAP)12,042,86014,986,987-2,944,127-19.6%4.43.93,099,347
Tompkins Financial Co. (TMP)829,871893,403-63,532-7.1%6.414.158,768
NRG Energy Inc (NRG)15,277,61523,191,729-7,914,114-34.1%4.92.65,840,404
Sprint Co. (S)132,424,902142,151,304-9,726,402-6.8%20.811.311,750,029
The Stars Group (TSG)11,295,77112,870,467-1,574,696-12.2%9.472.3156,159
Steel Dynamics, Inc. (STLD)7,087,97611,112,468-4,024,492-36.2%33.42,110,358
Earthstone Energy, Inc. (ESTE)720,979729,940-8,961-1.2%7.717.740,773
Ladenburg Thalmann (LTS)4,244,9174,252,299-7,382-0.2%4.225.7164,919
NVIDIA Co. (NVDA)54,891,21871,428,975-16,537,757-23.2%10.81.928,756,771
Marriott International Inc (MAR)10,926,96412,751,915-1,824,951-14.3%3.33.72,941,024
bebe stores, inc. (BEBE)453,333621,760-168,427-27.1%16.36.965,371
eBay (EBAY)15,505,55017,642,355-2,136,805-12.1%1.51.79,030,944
Netflix, Inc. (NFLX)23,947,41325,743,771-1,796,358-7.0%5.85.04,783,247
PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (QQQ)41,159,56649,161,722-8,002,156-16.3%02.318,102,737
Host Hotels & Resorts (HST)81,477,98888,458,002-6,980,014-7.9%11.211.47,128,336
Williams Companies Inc (WMB)13,897,53618,425,638-4,528,102-24.6%1.92.06,881,725
Gerdau (GGB)21,178,07740,176,853-18,998,776-47.3%1.82.48,942,853
Innoviva (INVA)22,820,87824,896,380-2,075,502-8.3%30.527.9818,977
VirnetX (VHC)13,262,46213,838,846-576,384-4.2%27.338.2346,830
Sina Corp (SINA)723,3411,046,097-322,756-30.9%1.30.9823,539
Entegris Inc (ENTG)1,930,6372,810,197-879,560-31.3%1.43.2610,727
Basic Energy Services Inc (BAS)17,7723,713,774-3,696,002-99.5%0.10.0430,402
Ixia (XXIA)597,7651,145,574-547,809-47.8%10.9676,736
Comstock Mining, Inc (LODE)1,443,4351,525,043-81,608-5.4%1.14.1356,298
Seagate Technology (STX)35,326,88037,000,301-1,673,421-4.5%12.110.13,484,058
ZBB Energy Co. (ESNC)1,368,9681,647,275-278,307-16.9%6.910.5130,391
JetBlue (JBLU)7,631,3149,610,774-1,979,460-20.6%2.41.64,627,514
Gold Resource Corp (GORO)1,368,6981,900,233-531,535-28.0%2.51.11,235,288
Mitel Networks Corp (MITL)608,265890,241-281,976-31.7%0.61.3452,175
BHP Billiton plc (BBL)594,4471,166,340-571,893-49.0%00.41,602,509
Cinedigm Corp (CIDM)385,279627,915-242,636-38.6%5.57.750,024
Tanzanian Royalty Exploration Co. (TRX)3,312,4493,364,798-52,349-1.6%2.96.9480,206
Saia (SAIA)755,0731,188,935-433,862-36.5%33.7206,480
HMS Holdings Corp (HMSY)1,662,7902,306,685-643,895-27.9%22.7608,751
MAG Silver Corp (MAG)809,542877,664-68,122-7.8%1.23.0266,490
Whiting Petroleum Corp (WLL)35,446,19265,562,312-30,116,120-45.9%12.63.410,340,437
Neustar Inc (NSR)5,912,92813,071,000-7,158,072-54.8%11.54.91,214,565
H&R Block (HRB)17,837,13122,650,584-4,813,453-21.3%8.77.42,402,362
Ctrip.Com International Ltd (CTRP)26,315,00028,562,512-2,247,512-7.9%5.38.33,151,651
First Solar, Inc. (FSLR)15,262,16317,044,075-1,781,912-10.5%19.96.72,287,661
Regions Financial Co. (RF)30,967,84036,410,912-5,443,072-14.9%2.51.916,522,054
Neurometrix (NURO)423,461595,836-172,375-28.9%8.41.0424,382
Pacific Biosciences of California (PACB)16,118,73218,605,789-2,487,057-13.4%20.25.03,239,613
Castle Brands (ROX)992,4711,055,348-62,877-6.0%1.24.0251,059
Spark Networks SE (LOV)563,433564,191-758-0.1%2.23.1180,969
Hudbay Minerals Inc (HBM)1,075,7161,991,802-916,086-46.0%0.53.4318,431
WebMD Health Corp. (WBMD)6,882,62811,818,312-4,935,684-41.8%18.27.7890,191
Facebook, Inc. (FB)18,838,22424,327,688-5,489,464-22.6%0.81.314,560,124
United States Oil Fund LP (USO)39,142,55155,267,602-16,125,051-29.2%02.118,805,739
Himax (HIMX)9,081,80816,083,375-7,001,567-43.5%02.63,470,541
Rosetta Genomics (ROSG)359,103550,292-191,189-34.7%1.71.7211,922
Alexco Resource Corp (AXU)1,943,0971,976,254-33,157-1.7%2.23.7521,986
Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (CLNE)6,561,5158,090,000-1,528,485-18.9%5.73.22,058,171
Altra Industrial Motion (AIMC)1,483,7532,525,839-1,042,086-41.3%5.96.5228,195
Zafgen Inc (ZFGN)765,4171,139,755-374,338-32.8%3.92.7287,723
TravelCenters of America (TA)393,874769,210-375,336-48.8%1.21.9210,207
People's United Financial, Inc. (PBCT)40,995,58942,701,616-1,706,027-4.0%13.312.43,297,376
Fortress Investment Group LLC (FIG)393,830822,514-428,684-52.1%0.20.5865,207
Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (SBLK)825,7851,228,487-402,702-32.8%1.53.0273,975
Northern Oil and Gas Inc. (NOG)12,164,81012,577,183-412,373-3.3%28.815.6781,089
LPL Financial (LPLA)2,743,1633,990,088-1,246,925-31.3%3.54.0681,428
CDW (CDW)3,763,7455,315,109-1,551,364-29.2%2.47.0540,227
Erin Energy Corp (ERN)1,956,4832,004,069-47,586-2.4%20.917.9109,387
Gastar Exploration (GST)5,939,5526,450,079-510,527-7.9%4.92.32,577,722
GigPeak Inc (GIG)1,521,0731,566,319-45,246-2.9%2.54.6329,874
Clearsign Combustion Corp (CLIR)670,566929,233-258,667-27.8%5.810.564,002
Discovery Communications Inc. (DISCK)3,142,8744,435,861-1,292,987-29.1%1.43.01,065,142
Independence Realty Trust (IRT)2,715,9162,857,958-142,042-5.0%43.7727,123
Secureworks Corp (SCWX)276,273929,677-653,404-70.3%3.51.6168,004
CHF Solutions (CHFS)1,311,4921,768,644-457,152-25.8%6.71.3997,402
Square, Inc. (SQ)11,600,97719,089,446-7,488,469-39.2%7.73.03,839,825
CommScope Holding Co (COMM)2,479,1813,376,780-897,599-26.6%1.32.51,007,126
Trinseo (TSE)1,696,6093,015,869-1,319,260-43.7%3.83.4495,241
Memorial Production Partners LP (MEMP)1,574,2952,201,692-627,397-28.5%1.90.35,260,407
Express Scripts (ESRX)17,901,80519,548,783-1,646,978-8.4%2.95.83,113,271
RXi Pharmaceuticals Corp (RXII)305,195788,323-483,128-61.3%4.70.3953,965
Trilogy Metals (TMQ)782,350787,991-5,641-0.7%1.210.574,416
AbbVie Inc. (ABBV)33,396,25838,015,780-4,619,522-12.2%2.15.65,978,295
News Co. (NWSA)6,698,1528,757,038-2,058,886-23.5%03.51,908,385
AmBev (ABEV)21,021,32525,641,295-4,619,970-18.0%01.712,556,812
National General Holdings (NGHC)374,941522,754-147,813-28.3%0.82.0188,935
Sphere 3D (ANY)901,7021,327,925-426,223-32.1%20.17,428,599
Navient Corp (NAVI)15,917,54317,987,674-2,070,131-11.5%5.35.32,997,402
Cyberark Software Ltd (CYBR)389,162644,520-255,358-39.6%1.41.0390,183
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCAU)27,027,09871,989,917-44,962,819-62.5%3.34.75,725,921
Zillow (Z)23,589,69725,594,727-2,005,030-7.8%23.922.81,032,945
Inovalon (INOV)5,827,83510,004,433-4,176,598-41.7%10.92.72,123,924
Rice Midstream Partners LP (RMP)258,109520,594-262,485-50.4%0.40.8333,744
Mylan (MYL)21,088,90124,000,135-2,911,234-12.1%4.85.24,030,471
Bojangles' Famous Chicken 'n Biscuits (BOJA)414,251587,203-172,952-29.5%2.42.1199,549
PayPal (PYPL)30,856,00233,088,753-2,232,751-6.7%2.76.54,757,723
Broadcom Inc (AVGO)3,224,0924,679,006-1,454,914-31.1%0.81.62,000,795
Grupo Supervielle (SUPV)236,697503,279-266,582-53.0%01.9122,841
LSC Communications (LKSD)515,327945,175-429,848-45.5%21.5348,512
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)38,932,67845,709,814-6,777,136-14.8%1.12.814,007,383
Dow Chemical Co (DOW)10,172,13988,259,129-78,086,990-88.5%0.92.14,829,912
Frontier Communications (FTR)225,734,850237,835,729-12,100,879-5.1%19.49.224,516,071
Corning Inc. (GLW)25,246,87830,729,593-5,482,715-17.8%2.74.16,192,758
CSX Co. (CSX)14,232,61616,311,659-2,079,043-12.7%1.53.04,771,874
Delta Air Lines (DAL)15,444,31320,237,481-4,793,168-23.7%2.13.15,051,187
Wendy's (WEN)20,230,93025,785,323-5,554,393-21.5%8.48.02,523,056
Charles Schwab Co. (SCHW)17,767,43524,841,170-7,073,735-28.5%1.52.47,474,107
ExxonMobil (XOM)37,775,71343,660,670-5,884,957-13.5%0.94.58,454,259
Supreme Industries, Inc. (STS)346,717493,191-146,474-29.7%2.62.2156,819
Cheniere Energy, Inc. (LNG)16,044,19717,497,170-1,452,973-8.3%7.18.71,846,827
Ford Motor (F)87,442,51792,755,314-5,312,797-5.7%2.23.922,414,594
General Electric (GE)96,980,775147,819,610-50,838,835-34.4%1.13.328,998,216
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (GT)15,979,60918,418,663-2,439,054-13.2%6.27.52,141,168
Huntington Bancshares (HBAN)23,181,93626,269,785-3,087,849-11.8%2.22.110,891,388
Bank of America (BAC)108,074,828138,434,806-30,359,978-21.9%1.11.573,971,238
Electronic Arts (EA)10,540,53213,767,875-3,227,343-23.4%3.65.31,975,644
Activision (ATVI)15,993,19718,262,405-2,269,208-12.4%2.33.34,858,132
Bovie Medical Co. (BVX)573,757713,503-139,746-19.6%2.34.2136,411
Micron Technology, Inc. (MU)55,140,91657,001,505-1,860,589-3.3%5.31.731,730,269
Avis Budget Group (CAR)15,220,18616,756,981-1,536,795-9.2%17.79.11,663,610
AT&T Inc. (T)94,977,752101,346,509-6,368,757-6.3%1.55.916,216,471
Paccar (PCAR)8,308,53810,364,262-2,055,724-19.8%2.45.51,499,865
WEC Energy Group Inc (WEC)9,451,02914,405,386-4,954,357-34.4%37.51,261,171
Microsoft Co. (MSFT)50,546,13952,316,856-1,770,717-3.4%0.72.321,674,361
New Gold Inc. (NGD)7,270,3389,209,024-1,938,686-21.1%1.41.35,626,828
QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM)14,336,00618,233,446-3,897,440-21.4%12.26,614,330
General Communication, Inc. (GNCMA)654,171980,907-326,736-33.3%2.91.6403,285
The Andersons, Inc. (ANDE)400,789560,117-159,328-28.4%1.52.7146,253
Citigroup (C)32,962,08342,024,707-9,062,624-21.6%1.22.016,885,644
Vodafone (VOD)5,198,9406,804,724-1,605,784-23.6%00.86,189,442
Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)40,299,08942,118,625-1,819,536-4.3%0.82.317,550,476
Whole Foods Market, Inc. (WFM)27,407,88931,224,624-3,816,735-12.2%8.76.84,042,479
Richmont Mines Inc. (RIC)551,6691,050,189-498,520-47.5%10.8667,068
Gulfport Energy Co. (GPOR)8,026,07610,937,506-2,911,430-26.6%5.11.26,644,135
Total SA (TOT)2,172,1198,866,444-6,694,325-75.5%0.11.11,958,135
John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. (JBSS)660,902884,955-224,053-25.3%87.291,366
WisdomTree Investments (WETF)27,618,30129,341,332-1,723,031-5.9%24.312.32,252,773
Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD)13,367,10214,975,416-1,608,314-10.7%11.68,164,607
SPDR S&P 500 Trust ETF (SPY)182,376,512219,812,779-37,436,267-17.0%02.476,188,795
Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX)29,070,11533,721,195-4,651,080-13.8%8.82.312,811,467
Finish Line, Inc. (FINL)8,589,29511,737,590-3,148,295-26.8%21.62.63,313,574
Semtech Co. (SMTC)473,339871,916-398,577-45.7%0.71.0468,519
PrivateBancorp Inc (PVTB)991,4661,330,654-339,188-25.5%1.31.4716,361
CTI BioPharma (CTIC)249,660625,419-375,759-60.1%00.4599,178
Chesapeake Energy Co. (CHK)101,599,808116,613,618-15,013,810-12.9%11.62.343,248,266
Destination Maternity Corp (DEST)223,0861,371,192-1,148,106-83.7%1.90.7322,856
MannKind Co. (MNKD)98,600,895106,218,231-7,617,336-7.2%30.69.110,780,347
Stone Energy Co. (SGY)648,4502,055,813-1,407,363-68.5%14.10.32,403,324
Nokia (NOK)34,173,80140,165,096-5,991,295-14.9%02.712,766,036
Apollo Education Group Inc (APOL)1,535,1792,185,787-650,608-29.8%1.51.9823,685
OPKO Health (OPK)67,395,06969,072,069-1,677,000-2.4%20.19.07,520,713
Denbury Resources (DNR)64,308,63270,143,957-5,835,325-8.3%16.38.08,073,745
Telecom Italia SpA (TI)345,967688,372-342,405-49.7%01.2291,497
Texas Instruments (TXN)14,694,28316,282,561-1,588,278-9.8%1.54.23,523,725
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