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

March 09, 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. 29 settlement date.



                               Short Interest   Short Interest  Equity Float 
Ticker  Name                      / Float %     (In mln shrs)   (In mln shrs)
=============================================================================
GME     GAMESTOP CORP-A              41.05         54.85        133.62
SHLD    SEARS HOLDINGS               34.34         12.53         36.48
SVU     SUPERVALU INC                33.27         70.09        210.69
RRD     RR DONNELLEY & S             31.29         55.42        177.12
FSLR    FIRST SOLAR INC              31.23         18.60         59.56
PBI     PITNEY BOWES INC             24.20         48.18        199.08
X       US STEEL CORP                23.21         34.82        150.01
JCP     J.C. PENNEY CO               21.78         28.94        132.86
NFLX    NETFLIX INC                  20.05         10.82         53.96
LEN     LENNAR CORP-A                19.85         29.97        150.94
EXPE    EXPEDIA INC                  19.43         17.35         89.29
ESRX    EXPRESS SCRIPT               19.37         93.48        482.51
FII     FEDERATED INV-B              19.06         17.01         89.26
FTR     FRONTIER COMMUNI             17.60        173.94        988.54
AN      AUTONATION INC               17.38          7.86         45.23
BWA     BORGWARNER INC               17.13         18.38        107.31
BBY     BEST BUY CO INC              16.24         44.79        275.74
DO      DIAMOND OFFSHORE             14.74         10.15         68.90
SWY     SAFEWAY INC                  14.42         48.46        335.96
MOLX    MOLEX INC                    12.49          5.42         43.35
URBN    URBAN OUTFITTER              12.04         13.20        109.65
HRS     HARRIS CORP                  11.97         13.57        113.29
TER     TERADYNE INC                 11.44         21.21        185.49
CRM     SALESFORCE.COM               11.12         13.76        123.72
GCI     GANNETT CO                   10.93         25.70        235.24
PHM     PULTEGROUP INC               10.70         35.87        335.29
AMD     ADV MICRO DEVICE             10.49         61.85        589.48
DHI     DR HORTON INC                10.36         28.67        276.66

-- Bloomberg News

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