NYSE Stocks with the Highest Short Interest

 |  Includes: BBI, BIG, CMG, HW, HZO, LNY, VMW
by: Bespoke Investment Group

The NYSE recently released its mid-month short interest data, and below we highlight the stocks in the index with the highest short interest as a percentage of equity float. As shown, 98.95% of NFI's float is short. The stock is down 96.95% year to date. The top of the list is mostly made up of homebuilders and mortgage related companies. Non-credit crunch related companies on the list include (LNY), (NYSE:HZO), (NYSE:CMG), (BBI), (NYSE:HW), (NYSE:VMW) and (NYSE:BIG).