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Short Interest in iShares MSCI Brazil Index (EWZ) Decreases By 45.8%

Short Interest in iShares MSCI Brazil Index (EWZ) Decreases By 45.8%

iShares MSCI Brazil Index (NYSE:EWZ) saw a significant decrease in short interest in December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 29,232,963 shares, a decrease of 45.8% from the December 15th total of 53,922,881 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 15,323,591 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.9 days. iShares MSCI […]
iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (EFA) Short Interest Down 50.6% in December

iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (EFA) Short Interest Down 50.6% in December

iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (NYSE:EFA) was the recipient of a large drop in short interest during the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 20,122,561 shares, a drop of 50.6% from the December 15th total of 40,724,908 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 18,337,269 shares, the […]
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU) Sees Large Drop in Short Interest

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU) Sees Large Drop in Short Interest

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (NYSE:FCAU) was the target of a significant decline in short interest in December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 27,027,098 shares, a decline of 62.5% from the December 15th total of 71,989,917 shares. Currently, 3.3% of the company’s shares are short sold. Based on an average daily volume […]
General Electric Company (GE) Short Interest Update

General Electric Company (GE) Short Interest Update

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) saw a significant drop in short interest during the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 96,980,775 shares, a drop of 34.4% from the December 15th total of 147,819,610 shares. Currently, 1.1% of the company’s shares are short sold. Based on an average trading volume of […]
Dow Chemical Company (The) (DOW) Short Interest Down 88.5% in December

Dow Chemical Company (The) (DOW) Short Interest Down 88.5% in December

Dow Chemical Company (The) (NYSE:DOW) saw a significant decline in short interest in the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 10,172,139 shares, a decline of 88.5% from the December 15th total of 88,259,129 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 4,829,912 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently […]
Short Interest in Welltower Inc. (HCN) Grows By 18.7%

Short Interest in Welltower Inc. (HCN) Grows By 18.7%

Welltower Inc. (NYSE:HCN) saw a large increase in short interest in December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 14,910,977 shares, an increase of 18.7% from the December 15th total of 12,566,924 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,753,240 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 8.5 days. Approximately 4.1% of the […]
Hovnanian Enterprises Inc (HOV) Sees Large Increase in Short Interest

Hovnanian Enterprises Inc (HOV) Sees Large Increase in Short Interest

Hovnanian Enterprises Inc (NYSE:HOV) was the target of a significant growth in short interest during the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 9,961,080 shares, a growth of 31.2% from the December 15th total of 7,590,256 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,212,561 shares, the short-interest ratio is […]
Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (MPW) Sees Large Increase in Short Interest

Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (MPW) Sees Large Increase in Short Interest

Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPW) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest in December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 35,986,241 shares, a growth of 7.4% from the December 15th total of 33,503,811 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,303,725 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently […]
Cousins Properties Incorporated (CUZ) Short Interest Up 16.7% in December

Cousins Properties Incorporated (CUZ) Short Interest Up 16.7% in December

Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE:CUZ) was the target of a significant increase in short interest in December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 17,764,387 shares, an increase of 16.7% from the December 15th total of 15,223,672 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,610,151 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 6.8 days. […]
Short Interest in Ocwen Financial Corporation (OCN) Rises By 19.9%

Short Interest in Ocwen Financial Corporation (OCN) Rises By 19.9%

Ocwen Financial Corporation (NYSE:OCN) was the target of a significant increase in short interest in December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 15,858,783 shares, an increase of 19.9% from the December 15th total of 13,222,472 shares. Currently, 16.8% of the company’s shares are short sold. Based on an average daily trading volume, […]
SouFun Holdings Limited (SFUN) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest

SouFun Holdings Limited (SFUN) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest

SouFun Holdings Limited (NYSE:SFUN) saw a large increase in short interest in December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 24,546,950 shares, an increase of 12.5% from the December 15th total of 21,814,525 shares. Approximately 8.5% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,751,928 shares, […]
Eli Lilly and Company (LLY) Short Interest Up 40.9% in December

Eli Lilly and Company (LLY) Short Interest Up 40.9% in December

Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) was the target of a large increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 10,757,080 shares, an increase of 40.9% from the December 15th total of 7,632,485 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 5,415,045 shares, the short-interest […]
Gerdau S.A. (GGB) Short Interest Down 47.3% in December

Gerdau S.A. (GGB) Short Interest Down 47.3% in December

Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB) was the recipient of a large drop in short interest during the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 21,178,077 shares, a drop of 47.3% from the December 15th total of 40,176,853 shares. Currently, 1.8% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based on an […]
Market Vector Russia ETF Trust (RSX) Short Interest Update

Market Vector Russia ETF Trust (RSX) Short Interest Update

Market Vector Russia ETF Trust (NYSE:RSX) was the recipient of a large decrease in short interest in December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 10,381,535 shares, a decrease of 56.6% from the December 15th total of 23,923,676 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 8,260,341 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is […]
iShares Russell 2000 Index (ETF) (IWM) Short Interest Down 10.4% in December

iShares Russell 2000 Index (ETF) (IWM) Short Interest Down 10.4% in December

iShares Russell 2000 Index (ETF) (NYSE:IWM) was the target of a large drop in short interest in December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 104,528,863 shares, a drop of 10.4% from the December 15th total of 116,706,536 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 26,552,720 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently […]
SPDR KBW Regional Banking (KRE) Sees Significant Decrease in Short Interest

SPDR KBW Regional Banking (KRE) Sees Significant Decrease in Short Interest

SPDR KBW Regional Banking (NYSE:KRE) saw a significant decrease in short interest in December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 19,361,816 shares, a decrease of 35.0% from the December 15th total of 29,765,222 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 5,921,501 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.3 days. Shares of […]
NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG) Short Interest Update

NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG) Short Interest Update

NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) saw a large decrease in short interest during the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 15,277,615 shares, a decrease of 34.1% from the December 15th total of 23,191,729 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 5,840,404 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.6 […]
Short Interest in Sprint Corporation (S) Declines By 6.8%

Short Interest in Sprint Corporation (S) Declines By 6.8%

Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S) was the recipient of a significant decrease in short interest during the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 132,424,902 shares, a decrease of 6.8% from the December 15th total of 142,151,304 shares. Currently, 20.8% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based on an […]
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras (PBR) Short Interest Up 4.8% in December

Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras (PBR) Short Interest Up 4.8% in December

Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 67,985,626 shares, an increase of 4.8% from the December 15th total of 64,850,039 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 16,465,814 shares, the days-to-cover […]
Short Interest in SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bnd ETF (JNK) Rises By 12.9%

Short Interest in SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bnd ETF (JNK) Rises By 12.9%

SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bnd ETF (NYSE:JNK) was the target of a significant growth in short interest during the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 28,787,786 shares, a growth of 12.9% from the December 15th total of 25,495,515 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 8,101,540 shares, […]
Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) Short Interest Update

Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) Short Interest Update

Energy Transfer Partners (NYSE:ETP) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 10,203,126 shares, an increase of 65.0% from the December 15th total of 6,185,487 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 4,692,921 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is […]
Short Interest in Eldorado Gold Corporation (EGO) Grows By 29.9%

Short Interest in Eldorado Gold Corporation (EGO) Grows By 29.9%

Eldorado Gold Corporation (NYSE:EGO) (TSE:ELD) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 16,400,409 shares, an increase of 29.9% from the December 15th total of 12,623,091 shares. Approximately 2.3% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based […]
Banco Santander, S.A. (SAN) Short Interest Update

Banco Santander, S.A. (SAN) Short Interest Update

Banco Santander, S.A. (NYSE:SAN) saw a significant increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 11,511,386 shares, an increase of 47.5% from the December 15th total of 7,804,534 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 4,163,593 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.8 days. […]
Short Interest in Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (PIR) Rises By 46.3%

Short Interest in Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (PIR) Rises By 46.3%

Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest in December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 11,457,318 shares, an increase of 46.3% from the December 15th total of 7,833,570 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,197,741 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently […]
Short Interest in Rite Aid Corporation (RAD) Expands By 13.6%

Short Interest in Rite Aid Corporation (RAD) Expands By 13.6%

Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest in December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 29,121,413 shares, an increase of 13.6% from the December 15th total of 25,638,066 shares. Currently, 2.8% of the company’s stock are short sold. Based on an average trading volume of […]
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