Nokia (NOK), Sprint (S) See Largest Short-Interest Gains on NYSE Through 01/15/13

January 28, 2013 8:49 AM EST Send to a Friend
The following are the top short interest increases on NYSE-listed stocks through January 15, 2013. This is based on volume, not overall percentage.

1. Nokia Corporation (NYSE: NOK) - 31,2513,296 shares held short. The number is up 20,775,395 over the last two weeks, or a gain of 7.1 percent;
2. Sprint Nextel Corp (NYSE: S) - 53,540,646 shares held short. The number is up 14,111,842 over the last two weeks, or a gain of 35.8 percent;
3. Arcelor Mittal (NYSE: MT) - 2,5708,883 shares held short. The number is up 12,964,559 over the last two weeks, or a gain of 101.8 percent;
4. PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE: PPG) - 15,107,993 shares held short. The number is up 10,203562 over the last two weeks, or a gain of 208 percent;
5. AbbVie Inc. (NYSE: ABBV) - 9,787,762 shares held short. The number is up 9,665,762 over the last two weeks, or a gain of 7922.8 percent;
6. Janus Capital Group, Inc. (NYSE: JNS) - 28,377,422 shares held short. The number is up 8,124,905 over the last two weeks, or a gain of 40.1 percent;
7. Citigroup, Inc. (NYSE: C) - 33,932,824 shares held short. The number is up 7,683,900 over the last two weeks, or a gain of 29.3 percent;
8. Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE: AVP) - 18,850,753 shares held short. The number is up 6,245,779 over the last two weeks, or a gain of 49.6 percent;
9. UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) - 12,344,236 shares held short. The number is up 5,843,931 over the last two weeks, or a gain of 89.9 percent;
10. AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) - 65,451,789 shares held short. The number is up 5,707,742 over the last two weeks, or a gain of 9.6 percent.


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