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  • Stocks that became more expensive to borrow and short over the past week 0 comments
    May 24, 2011 9:10 AM | about stocks: YONG, ADY, SUF, OPOF, APRI, CBPO, LPHI, PURE, AVNR, CPSL, CHBT, SHZ, STO, DGWIY, LEI, CFSG, NYMX, MFLR, WSBC, HOKUQ, AIG, ESNC, ESLRQ, YRCW, CGA, VE, SOMX, AMSC, CVVT, PUDA, SVT, QCRH, SKBI, CPBK, FBP, LIWA, WWIN, FSI, PNBC, ROYL, OXGN, BASI, ZAGG, PEIX, JETMF, JFBC

    The stocks below showed the largest increase in borrowing cost last week, from May 16 to May 23.  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)
    YONGYE INTL INC              YONG 5,176
    SINO CLEAN ENERGY INC        SCEI 3,891
    FEIHE INTL INC               ADY  3,756
    SULPHCO INC                  SUF  3,737
    OLD POINT FINL CORP          OPOF 3,246
    APRICUS BIOSCIENCES INC      APRI 2,889
    CHINA BIOLOGIC PRODS INC     CBPO 2,532
    LIFE PARTNERS HOLDINGS INC   LPHI 2,166
    PURE BIOSCIENCE INC          PURE 2,037
    AVANIR PHARMACEUTICALS INC   AVNR 1,884
    CHINA PRECISION STEEL INC    CPSL 1,704
    CHINA-BIOTICS INC            CHBT 1,647
    CHINA SHEN ZHOU MNG & RES IN SHZ  1,600
    STATOIL ASA                  STO  1,556
    DUOYUAN GLOBAL WTR INC       DGW  1,529
    LUCAS ENERGY INC             LEI  1,459
    CHINA FIRE & SEC GROUP INC   CFSG 1,459
    NYMOX PHARMACEUTICAL CORP    NYMX 1,426
    MAYFLOWER BANCORP INC        MFLR 1,400
    FIDELITY BANCORP INC         FSBI 1,367
    HOKU CORP                    HOKU 1,340
    AMERICAN INTL GROUP INC      AIG  1,311
    ZBB ENERGY CORPORATION       ZBB  1,308
    EVERGREEN SOLAR INC          ESLR 1,255
    YRC WORLDWIDE INC            YRCW 1,221
    CHINA GREEN AGRICULTURE INC  CGA  1,165
    VEOLIA ENVIRONNEMENT         VE   1,072
    SOMAXON PHARMACEUTICALS INC  SOMX 1,066
    AMERICAN SUPERCONDUCTOR CORP AMSC 1,046
    CHINA VALVES TECHNOLOGY INC  CVVT 1,044
    PUDA COAL INC                PUDA 1,011
    SERVOTRONICS INC             SVT  1,010
    QCR HOLDINGS INC             QCRH 1,000
    SKYSTAR BIO-PHARMA CO        SKBI 990
    COMMUNITY CAP CORP S C       CPBK 978
    FIRST BANCORP P R            FBP  917
    LIHUA INTL INC               LIWA 915
    WINNER MEDICAL GRP INC       WWIN 905
    FLEXIBLE SOLUTIONS INTL INC  FSI  896
    PRINCETON NATL BANCORP INC   PNBC 893
    ROYALE ENERGY INC            ROYL 873
    OXIGENE INC                  OXGN 869
    BIOANALYTICAL SYS INC        BASI 820
    ZAGG INCORPORATED            ZAGG 776
    PACIFIC ETHANOL INC          PEIX 764
    CROSSHAIR EXPL & MNG CORP    CXZ  740
    JEFFERSONVILLE BANCORP       JFBC 737
    MV OIL TR                    MVO  726
    1ST CONSTITUTION BANCORP     FCCY 710
    TORCH ENERGY ROYALTY TRUST   TRU  710
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