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Largest NYSE Short Interest Percent Decreases as of Feb. 29

March 09, 2012

The following are the 200 largest short interest percent decreases on the New York Stock Exchange as of the Feb. 29 settlement date. This list includes securities with a short position of at least 200,000 shares.



Ticker                                                                     
Symbol   Company                        Feb. 29       Feb. 15      % Change   
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MLPN     CREDIT SUISSE CU               223,287     1,415,359       -84.2
AGQ      PRSH-ULT SILVER              1,584,346     6,190,767       -74.4
COF      CAPITAL ONE FINA             7,617,515    27,095,825       -71.9
UNG      US NAT GAS FD LP            10,091,250    31,791,590       -68.3
DLPH     DELPHI AUTOMOTIV             1,610,058     4,918,760       -67.3
RWX      SPDR DJ INTERNAT               411,335     1,045,138       -60.6
AOB      AMERICAN ORIENTA             1,025,112     2,504,398       -59.1
DF       DEAN FOODS CO                2,861,762     6,983,484       -59.0
AEA      ADVANCE AMERICA              2,594,260     6,125,386       -57.6
IVV      ISHARES-S&P 500              1,132,968     2,585,809       -56.2
SPN      SUPERIOR ENERGY              3,778,506     8,533,944       -55.7
IWP      ISHARES-RUS M GR               375,540       802,677       -53.2
CZZ      COSAN LTD - A                  532,679     1,083,305       -50.8
EZU      ISHARES-EMU INDX               368,695       745,260       -50.5
SWI      SOLARWINDS INC               2,735,791     5,508,112       -50.3
CCI      CROWN CASTLE INT             3,630,059     7,157,211       -49.3
PSO      PEARSON PLC-ADR                880,351     1,709,973       -48.5
AWK      AMERICAN WATER W               527,862     1,011,612       -47.8
ENB      ENBRIDGE INC                 2,792,207     5,248,838       -46.8
SHY      ISHARES 1-3 YR                 547,973     1,021,669       -46.4
KT       KT CORP-ADR                    550,723     1,019,601       -46.0
RDS/A    ROYAL DUTCH-ADR              4,064,812     7,507,691       -45.9
VEA      VANGUARD MSCI EA             1,541,478     2,832,846       -45.6
VIXY     PROSH VIX SH-TRM               343,312       629,900       -45.5
MPC      MARATHON PETROLE             4,896,077     8,789,637       -44.3
AMJ      JPM-ALERIAN MLP              4,261,572     7,637,457       -44.2
ABC      AMERISOURCEBERGE             3,348,325     5,971,172       -43.9
COT      COTT CORP                      256,486       451,542       -43.2
CIS      CAMELOT INFO-ADR               971,695     1,701,320       -42.9
MUB      ISHARES NAT AMT                272,053       475,999       -42.8
AIG/WS   AMERICAN IN-CW21               847,482     1,392,232       -39.1
TV       GRUPO TELEV-ADR              3,522,623     5,705,817       -38.3
PGX      POWERSH PREFERRD               241,711       388,678       -37.8
ROC      ROCKWOOD HOLDING               737,675     1,169,354       -36.9
CIR      CIRCOR INTL                    521,028       819,607       -36.4
ICA      EMP ICA-ADR                    368,929       579,045       -36.3
PVX      PROVIDENT ENERGY               984,211     1,541,300       -36.1
VR       VALIDUS HOLDINGS               459,942       720,161       -36.1
GA       GIANT INTERA-ADR             2,740,184     4,256,843       -35.6
CFN      CAREFUSION CORP              1,832,876     2,811,914       -34.8
SRTY     PROSHARES ULTRAP               270,414       414,789       -34.8
OEF      ISHARES-SP100                3,362,033     5,138,774       -34.6
TCAP     TRIANGLE CAPITAL               597,066       909,182       -34.3
GLL      PRSH-ULTSH GOLD                436,224       663,615       -34.3
IHG      INTERCONTIN-ADR                457,447       694,040       -34.1
RIG      TRANSOCEAN LTD               3,714,005     5,629,715       -34.0
EWO      ISHARES MSCI AUS               346,691       518,379       -33.1
EWW      ISHARES-MEXICO               3,818,924     5,603,812       -31.9
BCR      CR BARD INC                  1,990,737     2,906,322       -31.5
AAP      ADVANCE AUTO PAR             2,188,061     3,170,719       -31.0
FCS      FAIRCHILD SEMICO             1,874,826     2,710,297       -30.8
PXP      PLAINS EXPLORATI             4,664,597     6,736,622       -30.8
TDG      TRANSDIGM GROUP                389,628       560,435       -30.5
FIS      FIDELITY NATIONA             1,149,911     1,646,041       -30.1
PHB      POWERSH FNDL H/Y               363,100       519,393       -30.1
PCY      POWERSH-E M S D                281,370       400,813       -29.8
VMI      VALMONT INDS                   506,120       717,078       -29.4
CLH      CLEAN HARBORS                1,156,792     1,625,134       -28.8
RSG      REPUBLIC SVCS                3,274,062     4,576,992       -28.5
NYX      NYSE EURONEXT                5,431,981     7,541,282       -28.0
AB       ALLIANCEBERNSTEI             1,349,480     1,869,103       -27.8
NZT      TELECOM NEW-ADR                394,453       542,557       -27.3
CIE      COBALT INTERNATI             5,565,812     7,653,432       -27.3
RDS/B    ROYAL DUTCH-ADR              1,230,356     1,689,515       -27.2
MCK      MCKESSON CORP                1,812,774     2,477,723       -26.8
SLCA     US SILICA HOLDIN               654,468       891,164       -26.6
GR       GOODRICH CORP                  742,090     1,008,690       -26.4
EDZ      DIR EMR MKT BR3X               873,587     1,187,245       -26.4
CIT      CIT GROUP INC                2,575,782     3,493,471       -26.3
ALJ      ALON USA ENERGY                624,240       845,811       -26.2
RJF      RAYMOND JAMES                1,838,940     2,489,071       -26.1
FCG      FIRST TR ISE CHI               713,904       963,622       -25.9
NCR      NCR CORP                       993,886     1,340,679       -25.9
WPX      WPX ENERGY                   3,358,387     4,521,645       -25.7
DFG      DELPHI FINL GRP                902,765     1,214,084       -25.6
IWC      ISHARES-RUSS M/C               596,559       800,847       -25.5
VMC      VULCAN MATERIALS             7,939,683    10,641,566       -25.4
DBD      DIEBOLD INC                  1,166,466     1,554,432       -25.0
YOKU     YOUKU INC-ADR                8,410,450    11,201,593       -24.9
FBP      FIRST BANCORP PR             2,919,263     3,880,238       -24.8
BWC      BABCOCK & WILCOX               571,556       757,387       -24.5
C        CITIGROUP INC               37,545,949    49,726,878       -24.5
LYB      LYONDELLBASELL-A             2,331,069     3,080,268       -24.3
CE       CELANESE CORP-A              1,798,136     2,363,639       -23.9
PNW      PINNACLE WEST                  971,449     1,275,963       -23.9
UGL      PRSH-ULT GOLD                  208,749       273,716       -23.7
USA      LIBERTY ALL STAR               221,582       290,417       -23.7
HFC      HOLLYFRONTIER CO             5,905,024     7,739,132       -23.7
AVT      AVNET INC                    1,214,682     1,590,640       -23.6
ETN      EATON CORP                   4,630,424     6,061,598       -23.6
MOH      MOLINA HEALTHCAR             3,081,374     4,032,796       -23.6
LF       LEAPFROG ENTERPR             1,823,719     2,384,839       -23.5
PEP      PEPSICO INC                  6,728,934     8,784,724       -23.4
PHG      PHILIPS ELEC-NY              2,197,421     2,867,655       -23.4
EMC      EMC CORP/MASS              100,406,089   130,895,136       -23.3
NOAH     NOAH HOLDING-ADS             1,152,302     1,487,398       -22.5
CBE      COOPER INDS                  2,273,794     2,932,668       -22.5
TNB      THOMAS & BETTS                 720,136       928,359       -22.4
KMR      KINDER MORGAN MA             1,522,935     1,961,874       -22.4
KAMN     KAMAN CORP                   1,042,758     1,342,084       -22.3
EWL      ISHARES-SWITZERL               527,522       678,631       -22.3
CTB      COOPER TIRE & RU             2,032,982     2,612,127       -22.2
PRE      PARTNERRE LTD                  724,623       930,895       -22.2
ICF      ISHARES-REALTY M               324,583       416,723       -22.1
MDT      MEDTRONIC INC               13,957,456    17,918,622       -22.1
SEE      SEALED AIR CORP              2,782,659     3,566,791       -22.0
PPH      MARKET VECTORS P             2,282,480     2,924,078       -21.9
SFUN     SOUFUN HOLDI-ADR               883,936     1,131,963       -21.9
WDC      WESTERN DIGITAL              2,535,788     3,247,084       -21.9
CXO      CONCHO RESOURCES             2,576,211     3,288,815       -21.7
MTDR     MATADOR RESOURCE               441,529       562,676       -21.5
VTI      VANGUARD TL SK E             1,148,877     1,463,832       -21.5
CFX      COLFAX CORP                  2,730,514     3,472,314       -21.4
CBS      CBS CORP-B                   7,307,753     9,292,825       -21.4
LSI      LSI CORP                     8,217,537    10,443,763       -21.3
FXP      PROSHARES ULTRAS               309,851       392,429       -21.0
PPC      PILGRIM'S PRIDE              5,400,285     6,832,283       -21.0
WPZ      WILLIAMS PARTNER             1,144,482     1,446,004       -20.9
SN       SANCHEZ ENERGY C               664,152       837,407       -20.7
OWW      ORBITZ WORLDWIDE             1,001,892     1,262,336       -20.6
PMX      PIMCO MUNI INC                 254,622       320,638       -20.6
NPTN     NEOPHOTONICS COR               364,362       458,593       -20.5
MTW      MANITOWOC CO                 8,876,156    11,161,867       -20.5
MXL      MAXLINEAR-CLS A                637,491       800,517       -20.4
PPG      PPG INDS INC                 2,454,442     3,082,088       -20.4
AVP      AVON PRODUCTS                8,252,468    10,352,366       -20.3
AGO      ASSURED GUARANTY             5,742,005     7,189,934       -20.1
GNC      GNC HOLDINGS INC             4,531,107     5,650,869       -19.8
UL       UNILEVER PLC-ADR             1,389,224     1,729,757       -19.7
UGP      ULTRAPAR PA-ADR                507,387       631,222       -19.6
CMI      CUMMINS INC                  4,401,245     5,474,794       -19.6
PEI      PENN REIT                    3,476,858     4,322,650       -19.6
CIB      BANCOLOMBIA-ADR                580,513       720,511       -19.4
GAS      AGL RESOURCES                1,324,421     1,642,872       -19.4
CP       CANADIAN PACIFIC             1,817,509     2,249,011       -19.2
BGU      DIR LG CAP BL 3X               323,341       400,056       -19.2
OIH      MARKET VECTORS O             7,975,883     9,856,963       -19.1
IGV      ISHARES S&P NATS               278,796       344,450       -19.1
KGC      KINROSS GOLD                 4,195,604     5,182,943       -19.0
DRI      DARDEN RESTAURAN             8,507,977    10,496,366       -18.9
JLL      JONES LANG LASAL               594,556       733,123       -18.9
BX       BLACKSTONE GROUP             6,729,882     8,292,366       -18.8
TWC      TIME WARNER CABL             5,852,479     7,200,248       -18.7
PGP      PIMCO GLB STK&IN               216,468       265,690       -18.5
WPI      WATSON PHARM                   904,863     1,109,776       -18.5
SPW      SPX CORP                       545,648       668,759       -18.4
SKY      SKYLINE CORP                   311,908       382,184       -18.4
PNK      PINNACLE ENTMNT              3,421,790     4,188,717       -18.3
WMS      WMS INDS INC                 4,113,972     5,034,075       -18.3
V        VISA INC-CLASS A             4,548,317     5,558,423       -18.2
EOG      EOG RESOURCES                4,025,417     4,919,157       -18.2
EXK      ENDEAVOUR SILVER               615,948       751,360       -18.0
PBH      PRESTIGE BRANDS              1,357,361     1,653,513       -17.9
BBL      BHP BILLITON-ADR               359,428       437,361       -17.8
IAG      IAMGOLD CORP                 1,274,701     1,549,234       -17.7
AEG      AEGON NV-NY REG              2,067,363     2,507,858       -17.6
AXS      AXIS CAPITAL                   954,808     1,158,229       -17.6
NWL      NEWELL RUBBERMAI             2,656,767     3,218,612       -17.5
ABH      ABITIBIBOWATER               6,830,236     8,268,304       -17.4
IXC      ISHARES-GLB ENRG               245,796       296,867       -17.2
VGK      VANGUARD MSCI EU             1,936,341     2,338,520       -17.2
HGR      HANGER ORTHOPED              1,221,431     1,469,131       -16.9
CGV      GEOPHYSIQUE-ADR                206,294       247,851       -16.8
IDV      ISHARES-DJ INTL                310,880       373,307       -16.7
GPC      GENUINE PARTS CO             3,371,992     4,048,554       -16.7
BRFS     BRASIL FOODS-ADR             4,106,951     4,924,867       -16.6
CLC      CLARCOR INC                  1,125,234     1,347,739       -16.5
WDR      WADDELL & REED-A             4,036,589     4,834,213       -16.5
LM       LEGG MASON INC               8,853,768    10,602,625       -16.5
UTX      UNITED TECH CORP             9,635,018    11,491,997       -16.2
BT       BT GROUP-SPON AD               222,860       265,524       -16.1
SLV      ISHARES SILVER T            10,533,658    12,546,982       -16.0
KEP      KOREA ELEC P-ADR             1,356,452     1,615,133       -16.0
JJC      IPATH DJ UBS COP               321,414       382,466       -16.0
FXCM     FXCM INC-A                   4,762,371     5,652,551       -15.7
HPY      HEARTLAND PAYMEN             1,026,334     1,217,858       -15.7
MON      MONSANTO CO                  5,045,554     5,985,096       -15.7
PKG      PACKAGING CORP               1,091,176     1,294,363       -15.7
EP       EL PASO CORP                 5,620,727     6,666,587       -15.7
BLL      BALL CORP                    5,467,303     6,474,273       -15.6
THC      TENET HEALTHCARE            25,182,963    29,817,570       -15.5
SNP      CHINA PETRO-ADR                285,591       338,147       -15.5
MAR      MARRIOTT INTL-A             19,398,084    22,960,321       -15.5
MS       MORGAN STANLEY              16,125,481    19,067,222       -15.4
FCX      FREEPORT-MCMORAN            18,261,789    21,575,596       -15.4
AAN      AARON'S INC                  2,877,940     3,399,637       -15.3
NFG      NATL FUEL GAS CO             1,156,949     1,366,424       -15.3
JKS      JINKOSOLAR-ADR               4,258,027     5,028,973       -15.3
ASH      ASHLAND INC                  3,886,799     4,590,357       -15.3
DY       DYCOM INDS                     981,462     1,158,934       -15.3
BCE      BCE INC                      2,330,588     2,750,659       -15.3
TD       TORONTO-DOM BANK             3,286,047     3,877,590       -15.3
GAZ      IPATH DJ-UBS NAT               984,495     1,160,198       -15.1
GFI      GOLD FIELDS-ADR              2,052,654     2,417,775       -15.1
WAT      WATERS CORP                  1,969,632     2,318,907       -15.1
AUO      AU OPTR-SPON ADR             5,244,530     6,171,842       -15.0
PSA      PUBLIC STORAGE               2,256,880     2,655,819       -15.0
MAN      MANPOWER INC                 1,389,036     1,633,841       -15.0
DNR      DENBURY RESOURCE            10,131,204    11,916,583       -15.0
PEB      PEBBLEBROOK HOTE             2,177,619     2,560,662       -15.0

*-- Data includes ETF positions.

-- Bloomberg News

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