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Days-ToShort %Short %Squeeze
# SharesCoverof FloatChangeRanking
(NASDAQ:RNST)Renasant Corp.465,75321.74.9%30.21%23
(NYSE:RAI)Reynolds America13,621,80121.615.9%-0.41%161
(OTCPK:CTBK)City Bank337,54921.0N/A23.01%N/A
(MWP)MarkWest Hydroca295,27619.94.7%26.58%9
(NYSE:PSB)PS Business Park951,44018.16.0%22.12%38
(AMH)AmerUs Group Co.4,283,20317.111.1%-3.15%67
(NASDAQ:CTBI)Community Trust 629,27016.04.5%34.17%6
(NASDAQ:CACB)Cascade Bancorp 1,198,89715.05.9%52.89%50
(NASDAQ:INDB)Independent Bank624,30413.84.4%25.85%7
(NASDAQ:TBBK)The Bancorp Inc.391,80011.73.4%27.38%16

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.