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  • Stocks that became more expensive to borrow and short over the prior 7 days 0 comments
    May 6, 2011 11:41 AM | about stocks: APRI, YONG, SHZ, CBPO, NYMX, LPHI, SUF, CGA, CPSL, MFLR, SOMX, MSB, PFED, ROYL, DGWIY, ESLRQ, PUDA, CQP, USAT, PURE, NOK, CHBT, GSC, CRV, EVBN, HOKUQ, AVNR, CPLP, YRCW, LTBR, CVVT, PHII, VCIT, JETMF, ADY, CWBS, CMFO, IBIO, FBP, HSWI, LEI, PEIX, GBR, QTWW, IDX, SKBI

    The stocks below showed the largest increase in borrowing cost last week, from April 28 to May 5.  The list was taken from US, Canadian and Japanese stock universe.  An increase in cost-to-borrow indicates a greater demand to short and/or a reduced supply of available shares to borrow.

    Name Ticker Change in cost-to-borrow (bps)
    APRICUS BIOSCIENCES INC      APRI 4,677
    YONGYE INTL INC              YONG 3,684
    CHINA SHEN ZHOU MNG & RES IN SHZ  3,399
    CHINA BIOLOGIC PRODS INC     CBPO 3,317
    NYMOX PHARMACEUTICAL CORP    NYMX 3,313
    LIFE PARTNERS HOLDINGS INC   LPHI 2,642
    SULPHCO INC                  SUF  2,428
    CHINA GREEN AGRICULTURE INC  CGA  2,371
    CHINA PRECISION STEEL INC    CPSL 2,060
    MAYFLOWER BANCORP INC        MFLR 1,510
    SOMAXON PHARMACEUTICALS INC  SOMX 1,375
    MESABI TR                    MSB  1,273
    PARK BANCORP INC             PFED 1,194
    ROYALE ENERGY INC            ROYL 1,164
    DUOYUAN GLOBAL WTR INC       DGW  1,145
    EVERGREEN SOLAR INC          ESLR 1,117
    PUDA COAL INC                PUDA 1,114
    CHENIERE ENERGY PARTNERS LP  CQP  1,093
    USA TECHNOLOGIES INC         USAT 1,092
    PURE BIOSCIENCE INC          PURE 1,064
    NOKIA CORP                   NOK  1,056
    CHINA-BIOTICS INC            CHBT 1,054
    GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC      GSC  1,010
    COAST DISTR SYS              CRV  1,010
    EVANS BANCORP INC            EVBN 963
    HOKU CORP                    HOKU 956
    AVANIR PHARMACEUTICALS INC   AVNR 941
    CAPITAL PRODUCT PARTNERS L P CPLP 940
    YRC WORLDWIDE INC            YRCW 916
    ALANGE ENERGY CORP           ALE.TSXV 905
    LIGHTBRIDGE CORP             LTBR 900
    CHINA VALVES TECHNOLOGY INC  CVVT 892
    PHI INC                      PHII 884
    VANGUARD SCOTTSDALE FDS      VCIT 878
    MARUKYU CO LTD     8167 858
    CROSSHAIR EXPL & MNG CORP    CXZ  856
    FEIHE INTL INC               ADY  836
    COMMONWEALTH BANKSHARES INC  CWBS 829
    CHINA MARINE FOOD GROUP LTD  CMFO 827
    IBIO INC                     IBIO 825
    FIRST BANCORP P R            FBP  823
    HSW INTERNATIONAL INC        HSWI 788
    LUCAS ENERGY INC             LEI  763
    PACIFIC ETHANOL INC          PEIX 762
    NEW CONCEPT ENERGY INC       GBR  726
    QUANTUM FUEL SYS TECH WORLDW QTWW 726
    MARKET VECTORS ETF TR        IDX  718
    SKYSTAR BIO-PHARMA CO        SKBI 699
    ZANETT INC                   ZANE 697

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