Most Shorted AMEX Stocks at End of October

Wall St. Watchdog reveals a list of the 10 most-shorted stocks on the AMEX as of Oct 31st:

  1. Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. Com (AMEX:NOG): This equity had 18,689,914 shares sold short as of Oct 31st, as compared to 19,846,547 on Oct 14th, which represents a change of -1,156,633 shares, or -5.8%. Days to cover for this company is 17 and average daily trading volume is 1,084,413. About the equity: Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. is an oil and gas exploration and production company. The Company is currently focused on the Rocky Mountain regions of the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  2. Cheniere Energy, Inc. Common S (AMEX:LNG): This equity had 17,611,617 shares sold short as of Oct 31st, as compared to 16,147,498 on Oct 14th, which represents a change of 1,464,119 shares, or 9.1%. Days to cover for this company is 2 and average daily trading volume is 7,144,061. About the equity: Cheniere Energy, Inc., through subsidiaries, develops liquefied natural gas terminals, and explores for oil and natural gas. The Company explores for oil and gas in the Gulf of Mexico. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  3. Novagold Resources Inc New Ord (AMEX:NG): This equity had 14,388,498 shares sold short as of Oct 31st, as compared to 12,737,367 on Oct 14th, which represents a change of 1,651,131 shares, or 13.0%. Days to cover for this company is 5 and average daily trading volume is 2,865,792. About the equity: NovaGold Resources Inc. is a mineral exploration company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, explores and develops mineral properties in North America. NovaGold primarily focuses on gold properties, which may include copper, silver and zinc resources. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  4. Great Basin Gold, Ltd. Common (AMEX:GBG): This equity had 12,429,853 shares sold short as of Oct 31st, as compared to 12,755,670 on Oct 14th, which represents a change of -325,817 shares, or -2.6%. Days to cover for this company is 5 and average daily trading volume is 2,730,179. About the equity: Great Basin Gold Limited explores and develops gold properties. The Company prospects for gold in the Witwatersrand Basin in South Africa and the Carlin Trend in Nevada. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  5. Golden Star Resources, Ltd Com (AMEX:GSS): This equity had 12,153,589 shares sold short as of Oct 31st, as compared to 13,483,203 on Oct 14th, which represents a change of -1,329,614 shares, or -9.9%. Days to cover for this company is 3 and average daily trading volume is 3,790,038. About the equity: Golden Star Resources Ltd. is a mid-tier gold mining company. The Company’s operating mines are situated along the Ashanti Gold Belt in Ghana, West Africa. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  6. Paramount Gold and Silver Corp (AMEX:PZG): This equity had 11,286,035 shares sold short as of Oct 31st, as compared to 10,704,106 on Oct 14th, which represents a change of 581,929 shares, or 5.4%. Days to cover for this company is 10 and average daily trading volume is 1,117,021. About the equity: Paramount Gold and Silver Corporation explores for precious metals in Mexico. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  7. Neoprobe Corporation Common St (AMEX:NEOP): This equity had 11,213,851 shares sold short as of Oct 31st, as compared to 11,304,044 on Oct 14th, which represents a change of -90,193 shares, or -0.8%. Days to cover for this company is 15 and average daily trading volume is 735,538. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  8. Rentech, Inc. Common Stock (AMEX:RTK): This equity had 11,106,110 shares sold short as of Oct 31st, as compared to 11,096,106 on Oct 14th, which represents a change of 10,004 shares, or 0.1%. Days to cover for this company is 2 and average daily trading volume is 5,376,271. About the equity: Rentech, Inc. develops and licenses a proprietary and patented process for the conversion of carbon-bearing gases, liquids, and solids into liquid hydrocarbon products. These products include clean burning diesel fuel, naphthas, waxes, petrochemical feedstocks and synthetic lubricant base stock. Rentech’s primary business is licensing this process. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  9. VirnetX Holding Corp Common St (AMEX:VHC): This equity had 10,968,183 shares sold short as of Oct 31st, as compared to 10,978,491 on Oct 14th, which represents a change of -10,308 shares, or -0.1%. Days to cover for this company is 11 and average daily trading volume is 1,001,419. About the equity: Virnetx Holding Corporation is developing and commercializing software and technology solutions for securing real-time communications over the Internet. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  10. Vantage Drilling Company (AMEX:VTG): This equity had 9,905,151 shares sold short as of Oct 31st, as compared to 10,528,349 on Oct 14th, which represents a change of -623,198 shares, or -5.9%. Days to cover for this company is 4 and average daily trading volume is 2,538,133. About the equity: Vantage Drilling Company offers offshore oil and natural gas well drilling services. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

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