Stocks at Risk of a Short Squeeze

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 |  Includes: BPT, CAC, CHH, COKE, EYE, HGIC, IDA, OGE, PSB, SAM
by: Dylan Wetherill

Days-To Short % Short % Squeeze
# Shares Cover of Float Change Ranking
Ticker Company Short ("DTC") ("SPF") ("SPC") ("SR")
(NASDAQ:CAC) Camden National 373,744 26.0 5.9% 19.13% 29
(NYSE:PSB) PS Business Park 951,440 18.1 6.0% 22.12% 32
(NYSE:SAM) Boston Beer Co. 968,051 16.0 10.3% 28.01% 46
(NYSE:IDA) IdaCorp, Inc. 4,035,491 15.2 9.7% 1.37% 17
(NASDAQ:COKE) Coca-Cola Bottli 188,261 14.8 4.8% 22.94% 2
(NYSE:BPT) BP Prudhoe Bay R 1,387,437 10.8 0.0% 6.22% N/A
(EYE) Advanced Medical 10,765,728 9.7 15.7% 13.21% 35
(NASDAQ:HGIC) Harleysville Gro 524,350 9.3 1.7% 25.55% 8
(NYSE:CHH) Choice Hotels In 2,461,197 8.7 7.3% 3.79% 54
(NYSE:OGE) OGE Energy Corp. 3,269,055 8.6 3.7% 21.49% 7
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The term "short squeeze" refers to the pressure on short sellers to cover their positions as a result of sharp price increases or difficulty in borrowing the security the sellers are short. The rush by short sellers to cover produces additional upward pressure on the price of the stock, which then can cause an even greater squeeze.