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Interested to know what the market thinks about a certain stock? One of the most telling indicators is shares shorted. Since shorting indicates a bearish outlook, stocks with higher short selling are being given a more bearish outlook by traders.

We ran a screen on high growth stocks, with 5-year projected EPS growth above 20%. We screened these stocks for those with the most significant decreases in shares shorted month-over-month, indicating that short sellers are more bullish about these names than before.

Interactive Chart: Press Play to compare changes in analyst ratings over the last two years for the top six stocks mentioned below. Analyst ratings sourced from Zacks Investment Research.‬

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 outperform like short-sellers expect? Use this list as a starting point for your own analysis.

List sorted by decrease in shares shorted as a percent of share float.

1. E-Commerce China Dangdang Inc. (NYSE:DANG): Operates as a business-to-consumer e-commerce company in the People's Republic of China. Market cap of $329.76M. Analyst projected EPS growth over the next 5 years at 53.33%. Shares shorted have decreased from 9.25M to 7.05M month-over-month, a change representing 7.90% of the company's 27.85M share float. The stock is currently stuck in a downtrend, trading 11.18% below its SMA20, 23.23% below its SMA50, and 65.94% below its SMA200. It's been a rough couple of days for the stock, losing 15.62% over the last week.

2. Cninsure Inc. (NASDAQ:CISG): Provides insurance brokerage and agency services, and insurance claims adjusting services in the People's Republic of China. Market cap of $345.60M. Analyst projected EPS growth over the next 5 years at 20.53%. Shares shorted have decreased from 6.04M to 4.58M month-over-month, a change representing 5.52% of the company's 26.47M share float. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 9.15% (equivalent to 10.66 days of average volume). The stock has lost 58.94% over the last year.

3. STEC, Inc. (NASDAQ:STEC): Designs, manufactures, and markets enterprise-class flash solid-state drives (SSDs) for use in high-performance storage and server systems. Market cap of $400.29M. Analyst projected EPS growth over the next 5 years at 23.05%. Shares shorted have decreased from 9.30M to 7.51M month-over-month, a change representing 5.16% of the company's 34.66M share float. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 21.05% (equivalent to 5.64 days of average volume). The stock has performed poorly over the last month, losing 16.59%.

4. Approach Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ:AREX): Engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of oil and gas properties in the United States. Market cap of $797.49M. Analyst projected EPS growth over the next 5 years at 34.40%. Shares shorted have decreased from 6.39M to 5.59M month-over-month, a change representing 3.21% of the company's 24.92M share float. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 19.65% (equivalent to 9.36 days of average volume). It's been a rough couple of days for the stock, losing 5.6% over the last week.

5. SodaStream International Ltd. (NASDAQ:SODA): Engages in the development, manufacture, and marketing of home beverage carbonation systems and related products. Market cap of $609.31M. Analyst projected EPS growth over the next 5 years at 33.33%. Shares shorted have decreased from 7.48M to 7.07M month-over-month, a change representing 2.75% of the company's 14.92M share float. It's been a rough couple of days for the stock, losing 13.16% over the last week.

6. Travelzoo Inc. (NASDAQ:TZOO): An Internet media company, publishes travel and entertainment offers from various travel and entertainment companies in North America and Europe. Market cap of $426.77M. Analyst projected EPS growth over the next 5 years at 26.67%. Shares shorted have decreased from 5.19M to 5.07M month-over-month, a change representing 2.38% of the company's 5.04M share float. It's been a rough couple of days for the stock, losing 7.79% over the last week.

7. Virgin Media, Inc. (NASDAQ:VMED): Provides of entertainment and communications services in the United Kingdom. Market cap of $6.22B. Analyst projected EPS growth over the next 5 years at 71.0%. Shares shorted have decreased from 37.08M to 30.71M month-over-month, a change representing 2.15% of the company's 296.68M share float. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 10.85% (equivalent to 6.1 days of average volume). The stock has performed poorly over the last month, losing 10.64%.

8. First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR): Manufactures and sells solar modules using a thin-film semiconductor technology. Market cap of $2.64B. Analyst projected EPS growth over the next 5 years at 20.10%. Shares shorted have decreased from 21.83M to 20.61M month-over-month, a change representing 2.05% of the company's 59.57M share float. It's been a rough couple of days for the stock, losing 31.24% over the last week.

9. Sina Corp. (NASDAQ:SINA): Provides online media and mobile value-added services (MVAS) in the People's Republic of China. Market cap of $3.48B. Analyst projected EPS growth over the next 5 years at 24.63%. Shares shorted have decreased from 6.52M to 5.22M month-over-month, a change representing 1.98% of the company's 65.75M share float. It's been a rough couple of days for the stock, losing 9.62% over the last week.

10. Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:AUXL): Operates as a specialty biopharmaceutical company primarily in the United States. Market cap of $893.88M. Analyst projected EPS growth over the next 5 years at 30.0%. Shares shorted have decreased from 6.30M to 5.47M month-over-month, a change representing 1.88% of the company's 44.15M share float. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 11.62% (equivalent to 7.27 days of average volume). The stock has lost 17.16% over the last year.

11. Zumiez, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZUMZ): Provides sports-related apparel, footwear, equipment, and accessories. Market cap of $846.42M. Analyst projected EPS growth over the next 5 years at 20.64%. Shares shorted have decreased from 5.40M to 5.03M month-over-month, a change representing 1.70% of the company's 21.80M share float. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 22.93% (equivalent to 10.11 days of average volume). It's been a rough couple of days for the stock, losing 9.06% over the last week. The stock has had a good month, gaining 20.42%.

12. Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNCR): Provides on-demand transaction, content, and connectivity management platforms that enable communications service providers, cable operators/multi-services operators, original equipment manufacturers, and e-Tailers/retailers with embedded connectivity primarily in North America. Market cap of $1.20B. Analyst projected EPS growth over the next 5 years at 23.0%. Shares shorted have decreased from 4.92M to 4.55M month-over-month, a change representing 1.54% of the company's 23.96M share float. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 13.78% (equivalent to 13.49 days of average volume). The stock has gained 15.04% over the last year.

13. Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao (NYSE:CBD): Operates as a retailer of food products, clothing, home appliances, and other products through its chain of hypermarkets, supermarkets, specialized and department stores, convenience stores, and the Internet in Brazil. Market cap of $9.08B. Analyst projected EPS growth over the next 5 years at 30.83%. Shares shorted have decreased from 5.24M to 3.93M month-over-month, a change representing 1.53% of the company's 85.74M share float. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 5.72% (equivalent to 6.65 days of average volume). It's been a rough couple of days for the stock, losing 6.71% over the last week.

14. Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARUN): Provides distributed enterprise networks that securely connect local and remote users to corporate information technology resources worldwide. Market cap of $1.88B. Analyst projected EPS growth over the next 5 years at 24.66%. Shares shorted have decreased from 20.31M to 18.83M month-over-month, a change representing 1.47% of the company's 100.46M share float. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 18.77% (equivalent to 5.8 days of average volume). It's been a rough couple of days for the stock, losing 15.97% over the last week.

15. GeoResources, Inc. (NASDAQ:GEOI): Engages in the acquisition, re-engineering, development, and exploration of oil and gas reserves in the Southwest, Gulf Coast, and the Williston Basin areas of the United States. Market cap of $694.75M. Analyst projected EPS growth over the next 5 years at 23.53%. Shares shorted have decreased from 3.64M to 3.36M month-over-month, a change representing 1.41% of the company's 19.83M share float. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 16.2% (equivalent to 11.47 days of average volume). The stock has gained 24.64% over the last year.

16. Minefinders Corp. Ltd. (MFN): Engages in the exploration, development, and mining of precious and base metal properties. Market cap of $840.15M. Analyst projected EPS growth over the next 5 years at 56.70%. Shares shorted have decreased from 3.53M to 2.40M month-over-month, a change representing 1.41% of the company's 79.98M share float. It's been a rough couple of days for the stock, losing 10.8% over the last week.

17. Mercadolibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI): Hosts online commerce and payments platforms in Latin America. Market cap of $3.67B. Analyst projected EPS growth over the next 5 years at 28.80%. Shares shorted have decreased from 3.11M to 2.74M month-over-month, a change representing 1.36% of the company's 27.20M share float. It's been a rough couple of days for the stock, losing 8.2% over the last week.

18. Gulfport Energy Corp. (NASDAQ:GPOR): Develops, and produces oil and gas in the Louisiana Gulf Coast. Market cap of $1.54B. Analyst projected EPS growth over the next 5 years at 43.50%. Shares shorted have decreased from 4.23M to 3.67M month-over-month, a change representing 1.29% of the company's 43.29M share float. This is a risky stock that is significantly more volatile than the overall market (beta = 2.46). It's been a rough couple of days for the stock, losing 9.98% over the last week.

19. Isoftstone Holdings Limited (NYSE:ISS): Provides various information technology (NYSE:IT) services and solutions in the Greater China and internationally. Market cap of $430.51M. Analyst projected EPS growth over the next 5 years at 38.0%. Shares shorted have decreased from 3.71M to 3.33M month-over-month, a change representing 1.28% of the company's 29.61M share float. The stock is a short squeeze candidate, with a short float at 8.01% (equivalent to 13.92 days of average volume). It's been a rough couple of days for the stock, losing 7.96% over the last week.

20. Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA): Operates as a non fiction media and entertainment company worldwide. Market cap of $10.41B. Analyst projected EPS growth over the next 5 years at 21.53%. Shares shorted have decreased from 10.00M to 8.45M month-over-month, a change representing 1.26% of the company's 122.65M share float. Might be undervalued at current levels, with a PEG ratio at 0.76, and P/FCF ratio at 11.31. It's been a rough couple of days for the stock, losing 5.08% over the last week.

Short data sourced from Yahoo! Finance; all other data sourced from Finviz.

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