Sprint (S), BofA (BAC), Santander (BSAC), PPG (PPG) Largest Positive/Negative Short Interest Changes on NYSE

February 28, 2013 7:18 AM EST Send to a Friend
The following are a list of the largest positive and negative short interest changes on the NYSE for the period spanning 01/31/13 to 02/15/13.

Largest positive changes:

1 Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE: S) - 70142700 shares held short, up 42.5 percent to 2.3 percent of float.
2 iShares MSCI Japan Index Fund (NYSE: EWJ) - 28560486 shares held short, up 147 percent.
3 Bank of America Corporation (NYSE: BAC) - 166002570 shares held short, up 10.3 percent to 1.5 percent of float.
4 VALE S.A. (NYSE: VALE) - 32742269 shares held short, up 84.9 percent to 1.0 percent of float.
5 SPDR S & P 500 (NYSE: SPY) - 221337192 shares held short, up 6.5 percent.
6 AT & T Inc. (NYSE: T) - 79839825 shares held short, up 17.4 percent to 1.4 percent of float.
7 SPDR Barclays High Yield Bond (NYSE: JNK) - 26197236 shares held short, up 81.7 percent.
8 iShares Dow Jones U.S. Real Estate (NYSE: IYR) - 54272215 shares held short, up 24.4 percent.
9 Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) - 30271863 shares held short, up 50.2 percent to 1.9 percent of float.
10 Corpbanca (NYSE: BCA) - 20545917 shares held short, up 91 percent.
11 iShares MSCI Emerging Index Fund (NYSE: EEM) - 60751496 shares held short, up 16.3 percent.
12 Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE: CHK) - 85631336 shares held short, up 11 percent to 13.1 percent of float.

Largest negative changes

1 Banco Santander - Chile (NYSE: BSAC) - down 85.2 percent to 3,876,856 shares, or N/A percent of float.
2 PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE: PPG) - down 60.9 percent to 14,048,296 shares, or 9.9 percent of float.
3 Annaly Capital Management Inc (NYSE: NLY) - down 35.8 percent to 26,502,882.0 shares, or 2.7 percent of float.
4 Pfizer, Inc. (NYSE: PFE) - down 18.6 percent to 56,594,204 shares, or 0.8 percent of float.
5 SuperValu Inc. (NYSE: SVU) - down 14.2 percent to 75,914,324 shares, or 36.0 percent of float.
6 Axiall Corporation (NYSE: AXLL) - down 56.2 percent to 8,665,232 shares, or 12.5 percent of float.
7 Nokia Corporation (NYSE: NOK) - down 2.7 percent to 330,970,733 shares, or 8.8 percent of float.
8 Enersis S A (NYSE: ENI) - down 91.3 percent to 849,886 shares, or N/A percent of float.
9 Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) - down 10.8 percent to 73,380,622 shares. or 31.0 percent of float.
10 Materials Select Sector SPDR (NYSE: XLB) - down 33.1 percent to 16,368,880 shares, or N/A percent of float.
11 iShares Russell 2000 (NYSE: IWM) - down 5.1 percent to 151,176,489 shares, or N/A percent of float.
12 Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: HST) - down 14.6 percent to 39,318,238 shares, or 5.6 percent of float.




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