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Largest S&P 500 Short Interest as a Percentage of Float

February 28, 2012

The following table ranks companies listed in the S&P 500 Index that have more than 10 percent of their shares available for trading sold short by investors as of the Feb. 15 settlement date.



                               Short Interest   Short Interest  Equity Float 
Ticker  Name                      / Float %     (In mln shrs)   (In mln shrs)
=============================================================================
GME     GAMESTOP CORP-A              37.89         50.62        133.62
SHLD    SEARS HOLDINGS               36.13         13.17         36.46
SVU     SUPERVALU INC                31.51         66.38        210.69
RRD     RR DONNELLEY & S             29.29         54.62        186.46
PBI     PITNEY BOWES INC             23.25         46.26        198.93
FSLR    FIRST SOLAR INC              22.98         13.69         59.56
X       US STEEL CORP                22.68         32.45        143.07
JCP     J.C. PENNEY CO               21.53         28.60        132.86
NFLX    NETFLIX INC                  19.86         10.72         53.98
LEN     LENNAR CORP-A                19.59         29.75        151.83
EXPE    EXPEDIA INC                  19.40         17.32         89.29
ESRX    EXPRESS SCRIPT               19.14         92.67        484.24
FII     FEDERATED INV-B              18.24         16.28         89.28
FTR     FRONTIER COMMUNI             16.73        165.73        990.43
AN      AUTONATION INC               15.94          7.18         45.02
BBY     BEST BUY CO INC              15.48         42.69        275.74
BWA     BORGWARNER INC               15.00         16.06        107.07
DO      DIAMOND OFFSHORE             13.88          9.57         68.90
SWY     SAFEWAY INC                  13.73         46.13        335.96
MOLX    MOLEX INC                    12.49          5.42         43.35
URBN    URBAN OUTFITTER              12.18         13.35        109.65
TER     TERADYNE INC                 12.02         22.00        183.01
HRS     HARRIS CORP                  11.92         13.50        113.29
CRM     SALESFORCE.COM               11.32         14.01        123.73
GCI     GANNETT CO                   11.10         26.26        236.62
AMD     ADV MICRO DEVICE             10.99         64.62        587.92
WHR     WHIRLPOOL CORP               10.78          8.17         75.79
MCHP    MICROCHIP TECH               10.69         19.96        186.66
PHM     PULTEGROUP INC               10.35         34.71        335.29

-- Bloomberg News

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