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S&P 500 Changes in Short Interest as Percentage of Float

February 28, 2012

The following tables show companies listed in the S&P 500 Index 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 % 
=============================================================================
GME   GAMESTOP CORP-A                    37.89           32.42         5.46
FTR   FRONTIER COMMUNI                   16.73           12.07         4.66
RRD   RR DONNELLEY & S                   29.29           24.76         4.53
PBI   PITNEY BOWES INC                   23.25           19.51         3.74
MOLX  MOLEX INC                          12.49            9.13         3.36
EXPE  EXPEDIA INC                        19.40           16.21         3.19
EMN   EASTMAN CHEMICAL                    4.25            1.47         2.78
FII   FEDERATED INV-B                    18.24           15.48         2.76
SNI   SCRIPPS NET-CL A                    6.32            3.97         2.35
X     US STEEL CORP                      22.68           20.39         2.29
JDSU  JDS UNIPHASE                        4.64            2.65         1.99
BBY   BEST BUY CO INC                    15.48           13.55         1.93
BLL   BALL CORP                           4.06            2.28         1.78
MPC   MARATHON PETROLE                    2.47            1.18         1.30
KLAC  KLA-TENCOR CORP                     4.85            3.57         1.28
GCI   GANNETT CO                         11.10            9.86         1.24
NE    NOBLE CORP                          3.92            2.71         1.21
EW    EDWARDS LIFE                        3.51            2.32         1.19
CME   CME GROUP INC                       2.43            1.27         1.16
SWY   SAFEWAY INC                        13.73           12.58         1.15
NYX   NYSE EURONEXT                       2.89            1.77         1.12
CHK   CHESAPEAKE ENERG                    8.43            7.40         1.03
SWN   SOUTHWESTRN ENGY                    3.70            2.69         1.01
ZMH   ZIMMER HLDGS                        4.59            3.62         0.97
KSS   KOHLS CORP                          6.74            5.77         0.97

TOP 25 DECREASES IN SHORT INTEREST VS FLOAT

                                      Feb. 15         Jan. 31    
                                  Short Interest   Short Interest   
Ticker Name                        /Free Float %   /Free Float %    Decrease % 
=============================================================================
FSLR  FIRST SOLAR INC                    22.98           27.71        -4.73
SHLD  SEARS HOLDINGS                     36.13           38.99        -2.87
VMC   VULCAN MATERIALS                    8.26           10.32        -2.06
ANF   ABERCROMBIE & FI                    6.66            8.43        -1.77
RL    RALPH LAUREN COR                    3.24            4.88        -1.64
SUN   SUNOCO INC                          4.82            6.34        -1.52
URBN  URBAN OUTFITTER                    12.18           13.69        -1.52
CHRW  CH ROBINSON                         3.82            5.25        -1.43
JCP   J.C. PENNEY CO                     21.53           22.88        -1.35
TSO   TESORO CORP                         8.77           10.06        -1.30
DO    DIAMOND OFFSHORE                   13.88           15.15        -1.26
BEN   FRANKLIN RES INC                    1.94            3.07        -1.13
AMD   ADV MICRO DEVICE                   10.99           12.11        -1.12
ATI   ALLEGHENY TECH                      3.84            4.78        -0.94
BIG   BIG LOTS INC                        5.20            6.09        -0.90
TIE   TITANIUM METALS                     5.64            6.52        -0.88
AVB   AVALONBAY COMMUN                    7.96            8.83        -0.87
KMX   CARMAX INC                          5.51            6.37        -0.87
BLK   BLACKROCK INC                       1.29            2.08        -0.79
DHI   DR HORTON INC                       9.18            9.96        -0.78
HAR   HARMAN INTL                         3.09            3.83        -0.74
LO    LORILLARD INC                       3.65            4.37        -0.72
GNW   GENWORTH FINANCI                    1.72            2.43        -0.71
PAYX  PAYCHEX INC                         2.38            3.09        -0.71
CCL   CARNIVAL CORP                       4.15            4.85        -0.70

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