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Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (LXRX) Short Interest Update

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:LXRX) was the target of a large growth in short interest during the month of March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totalling 15,572,934 shares, a growth of 18.2% from the February 28th total of 13,177,898 shares. Currently, 15.4% of the shares of the stock are short sold. Based on an average trading volume of 1,607,017 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 9.7 days. Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. First Mercantile Trust Co. raised its stake... 
 

Short Interest in Liberty Global plc – Class C (LBTYK) Grows By 34.7%

Liberty Global plc – Class C (NASDAQ:LBTYK) saw a significant growth in short interest during the month of March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totalling 9,640,277 shares, a growth of 34.7% from the February 28th total of 7,154,784 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 3,232,203 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.0 days. Approximately 1.6% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Shares of Liberty Global plc – Class C (NASDAQ:LBTYK) opened at 34.44 on Friday. The firm has a 50-day moving average price... 
 

TG Therapeutics Inc (TGTX) Short Interest Update

TG Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:TGTX) saw a large increase in short interest in March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totalling 8,640,766 shares, an increase of 41.8% from the February 28th total of 6,092,955 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 7,599,717 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.1 days. Approximately 21.1% of the company’s shares are short sold. In other TG Therapeutics news, CFO Sean A. Power sold 8,816 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, January 4th. The shares were... 
 

Credit Suisse High Yield Bond Fund (DHY) Short Interest Down 59.4% in March

Credit Suisse High Yield Bond Fund (NYSE:DHY) saw a significant drop in short interest during the month of March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totalling 117,665 shares, a drop of 59.4% from the February 28th total of 289,618 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 555,658 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.2 days. Approximately 0.1% of the shares of the company are short sold. Credit Suisse High Yield Bond Fund (NYSE:DHY) opened at 2.70 on Friday. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $2.73 and its 200... 
 

Short Interest in Palatin Technologies, Inc. (PTN) Declines By 2.3%

Palatin Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:PTN) saw a significant decrease in short interest in the month of March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totalling 8,123,903 shares, a decrease of 2.3% from the February 28th total of 8,316,807 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,747,901 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.6 days. Currently, 6.2% of the shares of the company are sold short. Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. National Asset Management Inc. raised... 
 

Short Interest in Polymet Mining Corp (PLM) Expands By 3.7%

Polymet Mining Corp (NYSE:PLM) (TSE:POM) saw a significant growth in short interest in the month of March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,994,397 shares, a growth of 3.7% from the February 28th total of 2,887,258 shares. Currently, 1.4% of the company’s shares are short sold. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 278,736 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 10.7 days. A hedge fund recently bought a new stake in Polymet Mining Corp stock. Renaissance Technologies LLC purchased a new position in shares... 
 

Mast Therapeutics Inc (MSTX) Sees Significant Drop in Short Interest

Mast Therapeutics Inc (NYSE:MSTX) saw a large decline in short interest in the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 10,132,527 shares, a decline of 5.9% from the February 15th total of 10,770,799 shares. Approximately 4.0% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average trading volume of 4,196,601 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.4 days. An institutional investor recently bought a new position in Mast Therapeutics stock. Baker BROS. Advisors LP purchased a new stake in shares... 
 

SPDR EURO STOXX 50 ETF (FEZ) Short Interest Up 36.5% in February

SPDR EURO STOXX 50 ETF (NYSE:FEZ) saw a large increase in short interest in February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 4,104,212 shares, an increase of 36.5% from the February 15th total of 3,007,553 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,331,172 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.8 days. SPDR EURO STOXX 50 ETF (NYSE:FEZ) opened at 35.99 on Thursday. The company has a 50 day moving average of $34.69 and a 200 day moving average of $33.28. SPDR EURO STOXX 50 ETF has a 52 week low of $28.60 and a 52 week... 
 

NGL Energy Partners LP (NGL) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest

NGL Energy Partners LP (NYSE:NGL) saw a significant growth in short interest in the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 3,344,093 shares, a growth of 37.1% from the February 15th total of 2,438,500 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,096,460 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.0 days. Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Proficio Capital Partners LLC raised its position in shares of NGL Energy Partners by 110.4% in the third quarter.... 
 

Honeywell International Inc. (HON) Short Interest Update

Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) saw a large increase in short interest during the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 6,199,881 shares, an increase of 50.2% from the February 15th total of 4,128,246 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,137,992 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.0 days. HON has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Argus restated a “buy” rating and issued a $135.00 price objective on shares of Honeywell International in a report... 
 

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP) Short Interest Update

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP) (TSE:CP) was the recipient of a significant decrease in short interest in the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 538,523 shares, a decrease of 48.7% from the February 15th total of 1,050,663 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 681,321 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.8 days. Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP) opened at 144.62 on Thursday. Canadian Pacific Railway Limited has a 1-year low of $119.50 and a 1-year high of $157.34. The... 
 

Phillips 66 Partners LP (PSXP) Sees Significant Decline in Short Interest

Phillips 66 Partners LP (NYSE:PSXP) was the target of a significant decline in short interest in February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 2,125,948 shares, a decline of 36.8% from the February 15th total of 3,362,957 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 283,094 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 7.5 days. Institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Morgan Stanley increased its position in shares of Phillips 66 Partners by 58.2% in the third quarter. Morgan Stanley... 
 

Short Interest in Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares (TZA) Drops By 33.0%

Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares (NYSE:TZA) was the recipient of a significant decline in short interest during the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 1,660,424 shares, a decline of 33.0% from the February 15th total of 2,477,847 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 8,304,770 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.2 days. Shares of Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares (NYSE:TZA) opened at 19.67 on Thursday. Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3X Shares has a 12 month low of $17.08 and... 
 

Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (HST) Sees Significant Decrease in Short Interest

Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) saw a large decline in short interest during the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 71,233,051 shares, a decline of 6.4% from the February 15th total of 76,101,114 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 10,436,952 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 6.8 days. Host Hotels and Resorts (NYSE:HST) opened at 17.97 on Wednesday. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $18.22 and its 200-day moving average is $17.34. The firm has a market cap of $13.28 billion,... 
 

iShares Russell 1000 Value Index (IWD) Short Interest Update

iShares Russell 1000 Value Index (NYSE:IWD) saw a large decrease in short interest in the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 1,077,510 shares, a decrease of 30.8% from the February 15th total of 1,557,888 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,194,651 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.5 days. Shares of iShares Russell 1000 Value Index (NYSE:IWD) opened at 114.64 on Wednesday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $115.59 and its 200-day moving average is $110.31. iShares Russell... 
 

Braskem SA (BAK) Short Interest Down 32.0% in February

Braskem SA (NYSE:BAK) was the recipient of a significant decrease in short interest in the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 1,099,679 shares, a decrease of 32.0% from the February 15th total of 1,616,156 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 495,070 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.2 days. Shares of Braskem SA (NYSE:BAK) opened at 20.06 on Wednesday. The company’s 50-day moving average is $20.71 and its 200 day moving average is $18.58. The firm’s market cap is $7.98 billion.... 
 

ABB Ltd (ABB) Short Interest Down 34.5% in February

ABB Ltd (NYSE:ABB) saw a large decline in short interest during the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 3,844,109 shares, a decline of 34.5% from the February 15th total of 5,865,398 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,914,902 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.0 days. A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Kernodle & Katon Asset Management Group LLC bought a new position in ABB during the third quarter valued at $102,000.... 
 

ONEOK, Inc. (OKE) Sees Large Growth in Short Interest

ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE:OKE) was the target of a large growth in short interest in the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 18,851,614 shares, a growth of 20.4% from the February 15th total of 15,652,954 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,890,054 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 6.5 days. Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of OKE. Dorsey Wright & Associates bought a new position in ONEOK during the third quarter valued at approximately $3,347,000.... 
 

Vale SA (VALE) Sees Significant Decline in Short Interest

Vale SA (NYSE:VALE) was the recipient of a large decline in short interest during the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 53,283,712 shares, a decline of 27.3% from the February 15th total of 73,280,134 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 31,030,295 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.7 days. VALE has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Jefferies Group LLC set a $9.00 price target on Vale SA and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, February... 
 

Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO) Sees Large Drop in Short Interest

Novo Nordisk A/S (NYSE:NVO) was the recipient of a large drop in short interest during the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 2,208,616 shares, a drop of 42.6% from the February 15th total of 3,844,703 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,476,972 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.9 days. Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. JNBA Financial Advisors raised its position in Novo Nordisk A/S by 60.5% in the fourth quarter. JNBA... 
 

Short Interest in Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC (RBS) Rises By 34.8%

Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC (NYSE:RBS) was the target of a large increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 3,168,457 shares, an increase of 34.8% from the February 15th total of 2,350,438 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,789,425 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.8 days. A number of equities research analysts have commented on RBS shares. Barclays PLC raised shares of Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC from an “underweight” rating to an... 
 

Total SA (TOT) Short Interest Update

Total SA (NYSE:TOT) was the target of a significant growth in short interest in the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 5,496,132 shares, a growth of 43.4% from the February 15th total of 3,833,002 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,056,341 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.8 days. Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Total SA from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday,... 
 

Ryerson Holding Corp (RYI) Short Interest Update

Ryerson Holding Corp (NYSE:RYI) was the target of a large increase in short interest during the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 818,390 shares, an increase of 40.1% from the February 15th total of 584,013 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 267,987 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.1 days. A number of institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of RYI. Trexquant Investment LP acquired a new position in shares of Ryerson Holding Corp during the fourth quarter worth... 
 

Apache Co. (APA) Sees Large Increase in Short Interest

Apache Co. (NYSE:APA) was the recipient of a significant growth in short interest in February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 22,197,459 shares, a growth of 19.6% from the February 15th total of 18,553,004 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 4,878,821 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.5 days. Several research firms have issued reports on APA. Wells Fargo & Co lowered Apache from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note on Friday, December... 
 

Yamana Gold Inc. (AUY) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest

Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) (TSE:YRI) was the recipient of a significant growth in short interest during the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 19,973,091 shares, a growth of 27.5% from the February 15th total of 15,661,784 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 17,907,874 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.1 days. AUY has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Credit Suisse Group AG set a $4.00 target price on shares of Yamana Gold and gave the stock a “hold”... 
 

Humana Inc (HUM) Short Interest Up 289.7% in February

Humana Inc (NYSE:HUM) was the recipient of a significant growth in short interest in February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 7,847,537 shares, a growth of 289.7% from the February 15th total of 2,013,863 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,893,650 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.1 days. In related news, COO James E. Murray sold 31,151 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, March 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $213.62, for a total transaction of $6,654,476.62.... 
 

AU Optronics Corp (AUO) Short Interest Up 108.1% in February

AU Optronics Corp (NYSE:AUO) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 11,394,887 shares, an increase of 108.1% from the February 15th total of 5,476,208 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,552,382 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 7.3 days. Shares of AU Optronics Corp (NYSE:AUO) opened at 3.93 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.78 billion, a PE ratio of 15.12 and a beta of 0.62. The firm has a 50-day moving... 
 

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. (GLDD) Short Interest Down 22.0% in February

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. (NASDAQ:GLDD) was the recipient of a large decrease in short interest in February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 775,250 shares, a decrease of 22.0% from the February 15th total of 994,104 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 288,804 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.7 days. In other Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. news, Director Robert B. Uhler acquired 5,600 shares of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, February... 
 

Hollysys Automation Technologies Ltd (HOLI) Short Interest Down 30.4% in February

Hollysys Automation Technologies Ltd (NASDAQ:HOLI) was the target of a large decrease in short interest during the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 564,265 shares, a decrease of 30.4% from the February 15th total of 810,942 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 288,423 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.0 days. Shares of Hollysys Automation Technologies (NASDAQ:HOLI) opened at 17.75 on Friday. Hollysys Automation Technologies has a 12 month low of $15.69 and a 12 month high of... 
 

Pulmatrix Inc (PULM) Short Interest Update

Pulmatrix Inc (NASDAQ:PULM) saw a large drop in short interest in February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 1,004,915 shares, a drop of 29.8% from the February 15th total of 1,430,918 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,731,027 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.6 days. Pulmatrix (NASDAQ:PULM) opened at 3.09 on Friday. Pulmatrix has a one year low of $0.50 and a one year high of $6.98. The stock’s market capitalization is $55.40 million. The company’s 50 day moving average price... 
 

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Inc (PLKI) Short Interest Update

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Inc (NASDAQ:PLKI) was the recipient of a large decline in short interest in February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 648,897 shares, a decline of 31.2% from the February 15th total of 943,440 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,597,125 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.4 days. PLKI has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report... 
 

Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LYG) Short Interest Down 54.9% in February

Lloyds Banking Group PLC (NYSE:LYG) saw a significant decrease in short interest in the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 3,829,773 shares, a decrease of 54.9% from the February 15th total of 8,492,599 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 5,728,879 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.7 days. Shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC (NYSE:LYG) opened at 3.49 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $61.60 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 30.09 and a beta of 1.17. The company’s... 
 

Encore Wire Co. (WIRE) Sees Large Decrease in Short Interest

Encore Wire Co. (NASDAQ:WIRE) was the target of a significant decrease in short interest in the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 403,014 shares, a decrease of 28.7% from the February 15th total of 565,212 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 132,782 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.0 days. In other Encore Wire news, VP Frank J. Bilban sold 27,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, February 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $48.59,... 
 

Brookdale Senior Living, Inc. (BKD) Short Interest Update

Brookdale Senior Living, Inc. (NYSE:BKD) was the target of a large decline in short interest in February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 13,809,859 shares, a decline of 30.8% from the February 15th total of 19,942,572 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 6,766,135 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.0 days. Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. Guggenheim Capital LLC raised its stake in shares of Brookdale Senior Living by 3.9% in the fourth quarter. Guggenheim Capital... 
 

Short Interest in Greenbrier Companies Inc (GBX) Drops By 2.0%

Greenbrier Companies Inc (NYSE:GBX) was the recipient of a large decrease in short interest in the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 9,512,650 shares, a decrease of 2.0% from the February 15th total of 9,703,819 shares. Currently, 35.1% of the shares of the company are short sold. Based on an average daily volume of 502,088 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 18.9 days. A number of research firms have weighed in on GBX. Longbow Research cut Greenbrier Companies from a “neutral” rating... 
 

Short Interest in iShares Trust (IEFA) Expands By 199.9%

iShares Trust (NYSE:IEFA) was the recipient of a significant growth in short interest in February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 7,434,092 shares, a growth of 199.9% from the February 15th total of 2,478,475 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,580,350 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.1 days. iShares Trust (NYSE:IEFA) opened at 57.86 on Friday. iShares Trust has a 1-year low of $48.33 and a 1-year high of $57.99. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $56.29 and a 200-day moving average... 
 

Cancer Genetics Inc (CGIX) Short Interest Up 38.1% in February

Cancer Genetics Inc (NASDAQ:CGIX) saw a large increase in short interest during the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 1,007,371 shares, an increase of 38.1% from the February 15th total of 729,690 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 209,749 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.8 days. Currently, 6.7% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Cancer Genetics from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research... 
 

Short Interest in OSI Systems, Inc. (OSIS) Grows By 28.5%

OSI Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSIS) saw a large increase in short interest in February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 1,791,341 shares, an increase of 28.5% from the February 15th total of 1,394,581 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 261,886 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 6.8 days. In other OSI Systems news, insider Manoocher M. Aliabadi sold 3,538 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, December 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $75.47, for a total transaction of $267,012.86.... 
 

Short Interest in Weight Watchers International, Inc. (WTW) Decreases By 0.7%

Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW) saw a significant decrease in short interest in February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 18,050,276 shares, a decrease of 0.7% from the February 15th total of 18,183,913 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,942,068 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 9.3 days. Currently, 31.8% of the shares of the company are sold short. Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW) opened at 14.98 on Friday. Weight Watchers International has a 1-year low of $9.37 and a 1-year... 
 

Short Interest in Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR (XLP) Declines By 14.6%

Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR (NYSE:XLP) was the target of a significant decrease in short interest in February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 47,927,474 shares, a decrease of 14.6% from the February 15th total of 56,096,922 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 12,444,199 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.9 days. Shares of Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR (NYSE:XLP) opened at 54.98 on Friday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $54.23 and its 200 day moving average is $52.74. Consumer... 
 

Short Interest in Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Drops By 19.6%

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) was the target of a large decline in short interest during the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 110,370,706 shares, a decline of 19.6% from the February 15th total of 137,211,082 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 28,640,390 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.9 days. In related news, insider Charles H. Hill sold 36,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, March 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $34.07,... 
 

Transocean LTD (RIG) Sees Significant Increase in Short Interest

Transocean LTD (NYSE:RIG) was the target of a significant increase in short interest in February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 70,523,155 shares, an increase of 13.0% from the February 15th total of 62,394,888 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 14,009,016 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.0 days. RIG has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. BMO Capital Markets set a $10.00 target price on shares of Transocean LTD and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research report... 
 

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) Sees Significant Increase in Short Interest

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSE:SPY) saw a large growth in short interest during the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 227,810,456 shares, a growth of 3.5% from the February 15th total of 220,054,513 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 77,932,834 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.9 days. Shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSE:SPY) opened at 238.48 on Friday. The company’s 50 day moving average is $234.07 and its 200 day moving average is $222.95. SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust... 
 

General Electric Company (GE) Short Interest Update

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) saw a significant increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 103,485,347 shares, an increase of 6.7% from the February 15th total of 97,031,176 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 28,387,848 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.6 days. In related news, insider Jeffrey S. Bornstein purchased 5,000 shares of General Electric Company stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 31st. The stock was bought at an... 
 

Enbridge Inc (ENB) Short Interest Up 31.4% in February

Enbridge Inc (NYSE:ENB) (TSE:ENB) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 60,516,881 shares, an increase of 31.4% from the February 15th total of 46,066,784 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 35,499,625 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.7 days. A number of research firms have commented on ENB. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Enbridge from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $48.00... 
 

Dow Chemical Co (DOW) Sees Large Growth in Short Interest

Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW) saw a significant increase in short interest in February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 18,012,321 shares, an increase of 27.3% from the February 15th total of 14,151,451 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 7,316,601 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.5 days. Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW) opened at 63.86 on Friday. Dow Chemical has a 12-month low of $47.51 and a 12-month high of $64.50. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $62.04 and a 200-day moving average of $56.77. The... 
 

Denbury Resources Inc. (DNR) Short Interest Up 5.3% in February

Denbury Resources Inc. (NYSE:DNR) saw a large increase in short interest in February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 68,806,141 shares, an increase of 5.3% from the February 15th total of 65,346,146 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 8,647,079 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 8.0 days. A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Acrospire Investment Management LLC increased its position in Denbury Resources by 8.6% in the third quarter. Acrospire Investment... 
 

Alerian MLP (AMLP) Short Interest Update

Alerian MLP (NYSE:AMLP) saw a large increase in short interest in February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 23,899,627 shares, an increase of 22.5% from the February 15th total of 19,517,728 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 10,015,494 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.4 days. Alerian MLP (NYSE:AMLP) opened at 12.69 on Friday. Alerian MLP has a 12 month low of $10.15 and a 12 month high of $13.31. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $12.97 and a 200-day moving average price of $12.58. The... 
 

Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLF) Short Interest Update

Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSE:XLF) saw a large growth in short interest in the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 119,108,301 shares, a growth of 19.9% from the February 15th total of 99,306,176 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 53,452,989 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.2 days. Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSE:XLF) opened at 24.78 on Friday. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $24.28 and a 200 day moving average of $22.06. Financial Select Sector SPDR... 
 

eMagin Co. (EMAN) Sees Significant Decrease in Short Interest

eMagin Co. (NYSE:EMAN) saw a large decrease in short interest during the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 406,068 shares, a decrease of 5.8% from the February 15th total of 431,001 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 27,531 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 14.7 days. Currently, 2.0% of the company’s shares are short sold. Separately, Craig Hallum assumed coverage on shares of eMagin in a research note on Tuesday, January 24th. They set a “buy” rating and a $6.00... 
 
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