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The following is a list of stocks that are in rally mode, i.e. trading above the 20-day, 50-day and 200-day moving averages. In addition, all of these stocks have seen a sharp increase in shares shorted over the last three months.

Short-sellers seem to think these rallies will reverse. But will the inevitable short-covering push these stocks even higher? What do you think?

Short trends data sourced from AOL Money, moving average and current short float data sourced from Finviz. Note that all short trends described occurred between 9/15 and 12/15.

Interactive Chart: Press Play to compare changes in market cap for the top six names mentioned below. Note: The numbers on top of items represent the forward P/E ratio, if available.

The list has been sorted by the change in shares shorted between 9/15 - 12/15.

1. Uranium Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ:URRE): Industrial Metals & Minerals Industry. Market cap of $314.47M. The stock is currently 3.47% above its 20-day MA, 29.74% above its 50-day MA, and 190.67% above its 200-day MA. Current shares shorted at 1,330,000 vs. 59,872 shares shorted three months ago. Short float at 1.46%, which implies a short ratio of 0.3 days. The stock has gained 341.56% over the last year.

2. Rare Element Resources Ltd. (NYSEMKT:REE): Industrial Metals & Minerals Industry. Market cap of $562.1M. The stock is currently 49.19% above its 20-day MA, 50.61% above its 50-day MA, and 189.51% above its 200-day MA. Current shares shorted at 1,950,000 vs. 169,732 shares shorted three months ago. Short float at 5.81%, which implies a short ratio of 0.43 days. The stock has gained 313.92% over the last year.

3. Alexco Resource Corporation (NYSEMKT:AXU): Nonmetallic Mineral Mining Industry. Market cap of $442.26M. The stock is currently 5.9% above its 20-day MA, 17.49% above its 50-day MA, and 79.45% above its 200-day MA. Current shares shorted at 863,538 vs. 107,411 shares shorted three months ago. Short float at 1.72%, which implies a short ratio of 1.67 days. The stock has gained 117.82% over the last year.

4. Atlas Pipeline Holdings LP (AHD): Gas Utilities Industry. Market cap of $415.5M. The stock is currently 2.86% above its 20-day MA, 15.98% above its 50-day MA, and 81.24% above its 200-day MA. Current shares shorted at 1,050,000 vs. 199,693 shares shorted three months ago. Short float at 10.72%, which implies a short ratio of 6.29 days. The stock has gained 122.55% over the last year.

5. MV Oil Trust (NYSE:MVO): Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration Industry. Market cap of $458.5M. The stock is currently 12.02% above its 20-day MA, 22.55% above its 50-day MA, and 44.15% above its 200-day MA. Current shares shorted at 86,112 vs. 19,488 shares shorted three months ago. Short float at 1%, which implies a short ratio of 0.8 days. The stock has gained 114.35% over the last year.

6. Oncolytics Biotech Inc. (NASDAQ:ONCY): Biotechnology Industry. Market cap of $454.53M. The stock is currently 6.% above its 20-day MA, 24.66% above its 50-day MA, and 77.85% above its 200-day MA. Current shares shorted at 820,961 vs. 196,575 shares shorted three months ago. Short float at 1.23%, which implies a short ratio of 5 days. The stock has gained 156.7% over the last year.

7. MI Developments Inc. (MIM): Property Management Industry. Market cap of $1.27B. The stock is currently 32.92% above its 20-day MA, 54.43% above its 50-day MA, and 96.74% above its 200-day MA. Current shares shorted at 45,979 vs. 13,858 shares shorted three months ago. Short float at 0.1%, which implies a short ratio of 0.26 days. The stock has gained 126.4% over the last year.

8. Petrobras Energ (NYSE:PZE): Major Integrated Oil & Gas Industry. Market cap of $2.66B. The stock is currently 12.69% above its 20-day MA, 26.81% above its 50-day MA, and 59.69% above its 200-day MA. Current shares shorted at 440,181 vs. 153,425 shares shorted three months ago. Short float at 1.33%, which implies a short ratio of 4.21 days. The stock has gained 76.22% over the last year.

9. Teck Resources Limited (NYSE:TCK): Industrial Metals & Minerals Industry. Market cap of $36.46B. The stock is currently 8.64% above its 20-day MA, 21.06% above its 50-day MA, and 53.25% above its 200-day MA. Current shares shorted at 12,860,000 vs. 5,090,000 shares shorted three months ago. Short float at 2.21%, which implies a short ratio of 3.38 days. The stock has gained 78.75% over the last year.

10. Entropic Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENTR): Semiconductor Industry. Market cap of $1.02B. The stock is currently 8.05% above its 20-day MA, 25.01% above its 50-day MA, and 63.2% above its 200-day MA. Current shares shorted at 20,000,000 vs. 8,430,000 shares shorted three months ago. Short float at 24.25%, which implies a short ratio of 6.66 days. The stock has gained 293.49% over the last year.

11. Baytex Energy Trust (NYSE:BTE): Independent Oil & Gas Industry. Market cap of $5.28B. The stock is currently 2.87% above its 20-day MA, 12.36% above its 50-day MA, and 37.08% above its 200-day MA. Current shares shorted at 824,504 vs. 381,350 shares shorted three months ago. Short float at 0.74%, which implies a short ratio of 4.44 days. The stock has gained 79.25% over the last year.

12. Anooraq Resources Corporation (ANO): Industrial Metals & Minerals Industry. Market cap of $328.87M. The stock is currently 20.61% above its 20-day MA, 24.5% above its 50-day MA, and 34.33% above its 200-day MA. Current shares shorted at 200,597 vs. 93,205 shares shorted three months ago. Short float at 0.24%, which implies a short ratio of 0.34 days. The stock has gained 87.36% over the last year.

13. United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI): Rental & Leasing Services Industry. Market cap of $1.38B. The stock is currently 1.6% above its 20-day MA, 10.08% above its 50-day MA, and 59.% above its 200-day MA. Current shares shorted at 12,670,000 vs. 7,800,000 shares shorted three months ago. Short float at 21.04%, which implies a short ratio of 6.88 days. The stock has gained 131.91% over the last year.

14. Chelsea Therapeutics International Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHTP): Biotechnology Industry. Market cap of $368.48M. The stock is currently 19.2% above its 20-day MA, 35.34% above its 50-day MA, and 77.48% above its 200-day MA. Current shares shorted at 3,040,000 vs. 1,880,000 shares shorted three months ago. Short float at 7.64%, which implies a short ratio of 4.52 days. The stock has gained 177.78% over the last year.

15. Hyperdynamics Corporation (NYSE:HDY): Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration Industry. Market cap of $616.33M. The stock is currently 27.65% above its 20-day MA, 50.39% above its 50-day MA, and 167.36% above its 200-day MA. Current shares shorted at 3,330,000 vs. 2,140,000 shares shorted three months ago. Short float at 3.03%, which implies a short ratio of 2.44 days. The stock has gained 470.11% over the last year.

16. Nevsun Resources Ltd. (NYSEMKT:NSU): Gold Industry. Market cap of $1.47B. The stock is currently 9.04% above its 20-day MA, 21.87% above its 50-day MA, and 72.12% above its 200-day MA. Current shares shorted at 1,060,000 vs. 776,510 shares shorted three months ago. Short float at 0.55%, which implies a short ratio of 1.25 days. The stock has gained 208.61% over the last year.

17. SIRIUS XM Radio Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI): Broadcasting Industry. Market cap of $6.4B. The stock is currently 11.96% above its 20-day MA, 13.52% above its 50-day MA, and 42.55% above its 200-day MA. Current shares shorted at 225,720,000 vs. 191,690,000 shares shorted three months ago. Short float at 5.79%, which implies a short ratio of 3.8 days. The stock has gained 171.68% over the last year.

18. InterMune Inc. (NASDAQ:ITMN): Biotechnology Industry. Market cap of $2.04B. The stock is currently 53.91% above its 20-day MA, 106.37% above its 50-day MA, and 100.29% above its 200-day MA. Current shares shorted at 4,660,000 vs. 4,480,000 shares shorted three months ago. Short float at 8.41%, which implies a short ratio of 2.78 days. The stock has gained 179.14% over the last year.

19. BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE:BWA): Auto Parts Industry. Market cap of $8.23B. The stock is currently 4.28% above its 20-day MA, 15.9% above its 50-day MA, and 52.07% above its 200-day MA. Current shares shorted at 12,440,000 vs. 11,990,000 shares shorted three months ago. Short float at 11.05%, which implies a short ratio of 9.21 days. The stock has gained 117.82% over the last year.

20. Boston Beer Co. Inc. (NYSE:SAM): Brewers Industry. Market cap of $1.27B. The stock is currently 4.04% above its 20-day MA, 14.09% above its 50-day MA, and 37.97% above its 200-day MA. Current shares shorted at 733,216 vs. 709,863 shares shorted three months ago. Short float at 8.28%, which implies a short ratio of 9.34 days. The stock has gained 104.06% over the last year.

Source: 20 Rallying Stocks Being Targeted by Short Sellers