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Here we offer an interesting way to search for stocks that may soon experience short-covering – stocks with increasing short interest that have seen bullish momentum crossovers.

If these stocks continue to rise on this momentum, short investors may soon have to return the stocks they shorted.

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We also created a price-weighted index of the stocks mentioned below, and monitored the performance of the list relative to the S&P 500 index over the last month. To access a complete analysis of this list's recent performance, click here.

Do you think these stocks will see a reversal in short interest, and rally as a result? Use this list as a starting-off point for your own analysis.

List sorted by change in short interest as a percent of share float.

1. Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LL): Home Improvement Stores Industry. Market cap of $720.91M. SMA50 at $24.68 vs. SMA200 at $24.32 (current price at $25.92). Shares shorted have increased from 5.70M to 6.30M month-over-month, an increase representing 2.69% of the company's 22.30M share float. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 25.72% (equivalent to 14.99 days of average volume).

2. Bebe Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:BEBE): Apparel Stores Industry. Market cap of $573.29M. SMA50 at $6.32 vs. SMA200 at $6.18 (current price at $6.54). Shares shorted have increased from 1.36M to 1.78M month-over-month, an increase representing 1.13% of the company's 37.32M share float. The stock has gained 3.49% over the last year.

3. Cypress Sharpridge Investments, Inc. (NYSE:CYS): REIT Industry. Market cap of $1.04B. SMA50 at $12.21 vs. SMA200 at $12.14 (current price at $12.70). Shares shorted have increased from 6.37M to 7.25M month-over-month, an increase representing 1.08% of the company's 81.50M share float. The stock has gained 27.06% over the last year.

4. Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE:VGR): Cigarettes Industry. Market cap of $1.43B. SMA50 at $17.62 vs. SMA200 at $17.35 (current price at $19.00). Shares shorted have increased from 4.02M to 4.39M month-over-month, an increase representing 0.99% of the company's 37.45M share float. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 7.98% (equivalent to 14.03 days of average volume). The stock has gained 32.36% over the last year.

5. OMNOVA Solutions Inc. (NYSE:OMN): Specialty Chemicals Industry. Market cap of $396.75M. SMA50 at $8.06 vs. SMA200 at $7.74 (current price at $8.60). Shares shorted have increased from 1.78M to 2.16M month-over-month, an increase representing 0.87% of the company's 43.58M share float. This is a risky stock that is significantly more volatile than the overall market (beta = 2.1). The stock has gained 20.3% over the last year.

6. Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPB): Appliances Industry. Market cap of $1.78B. SMA50 at $29.85 vs. SMA200 at $29.29 (current price at $34.66). Shares shorted have increased from 1.23M to 1.30M month-over-month, an increase representing 0.52% of the company's 13.40M share float. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 10.38% (equivalent to 5.91 days of average volume). The stock has had a good month, gaining 17.07%.

*Short interest sourced from Yahoo! Finance, all other data sourced from Finviz.

Source: 6 Bullish Crossover Stocks With Increased Short Interest