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  • Stocks with the largest increase in cost-to-short sell last week 0 comments
    Mar 14, 2011 1:32 PM | about stocks: CONN, JOE, ABAT, SOMX, MGA, YRCW, HRB, AVNR, SGMO, BCE, AIG

    Below are the stocks with the largest 1 week change in cost-to-borrow, or cost to sell short.  The cost-to-borrow is determined by the supply of shares that investors make available to lend, and the demand to borrow, which is primarily a function of short selling demand.


    Name Ticker Change in cost-to-borrow (bps)
    CONNS INC                    CONN 1,747
    ST JOE CO                    JOE  1,701
    ADVANCED BATTERY TECHNOLOG I ABAT 1,683
    SOMAXON PHARMACEUTICALS INC  SOMX 1,657
    MAGNA INTL INC               MGA  673
    YRC WORLDWIDE INC            YRCW 450
    BLOCK H & R INC              HRB  368
    TOBU RAILWAY CO LTD          9001 339
    AVANIR PHARMACEUTICALS INC   AVNR 311
    SANGAMO BIOSCIENCES INC      SGMO 254
    BCE INC                      BCE  168
    TOYOBO CO LTD                3101 153
    AMERICAN INTL GROUP INC      AIG  148
    SHINSEI BANK LTD TOKYO       8303 114
    KINKI NIPPON RAILWAY CO LTD  9041 106
    Stocks: CONN, JOE, ABAT, SOMX, MGA, YRCW, HRB, AVNR, SGMO, BCE, AIG
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