The 10 Most-Shorted AMEX Stocks at Start of December

Wall St. Watchdog reveals a list of the 10 most-shorted stocks on the AMEX as of Nov 30th:

  1. Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. Com (AMEX:NOG): This equity had 18,461,982 shares sold short as of Nov 30th, as compared to 18,333,394 on Nov 15th, which represents a change of 128,588 shares, or 0.7%. Days to cover for this company is 18 and average daily trading volume is 1,006,520. 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 18,039,815 shares sold short as of Nov 30th, as compared to 16,817,090 on Nov 15th, which represents a change of 1,222,725 shares, or 7.3%. Days to cover for this company is 3 and average daily trading volume is 5,708,502. 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 16,976,983 shares sold short as of Nov 30th, as compared to 16,287,870 on Nov 15th, which represents a change of 689,113 shares, or 4.2%. Days to cover for this company is 3 and average daily trading volume is 5,294,098. 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. Paramount Gold and Silver Corp (AMEX:PZG): This equity had 12,564,137 shares sold short as of Nov 30th, as compared to 11,835,997 on Nov 15th, which represents a change of 728,140 shares, or 6.2%. Days to cover for this company is 10 and average daily trading volume is 1,251,870. About the equity: Paramount Gold and Silver Corporation explores for precious metals in Mexico. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  5. VirnetX Holding Corp Common St (AMEX:VHC): This equity had 12,077,676 shares sold short as of Nov 30th, as compared to 12,014,530 on Nov 15th, which represents a change of 63,146 shares, or 0.5%. Days to cover for this company is 16 and average daily trading volume is 747,668. 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 >>
  6. Golden Star Resources, Ltd Com (AMEX:GSS): This equity had 11,642,374 shares sold short as of Nov 30th, as compared to 10,959,852 on Nov 15th, which represents a change of 682,522 shares, or 6.2%. Days to cover for this company is 4 and average daily trading volume is 2,937,076. 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 >>
  7. Uranium Energy Corp. Common St (AMEX:UEC): This equity had 11,524,141 shares sold short as of Nov 30th, as compared to 11,537,315 on Nov 15th, which represents a change of -13,174 shares, or -0.1%. Days to cover for this company is 28 and average daily trading volume is 411,523. About the equity: Uranium Energy Corporation explores for and develops uranium resources in the south western United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  8. Neoprobe Corporation Common St (AMEX:NEOP): This equity had 11,342,981 shares sold short as of Nov 30th, as compared to 11,227,696 on Nov 15th, which represents a change of 115,285 shares, or 1.0%. Days to cover for this company is 28 and average daily trading volume is 398,364. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  9. Rentech, Inc. Common Stock (AMEX:RTK): This equity had 10,420,262 shares sold short as of Nov 30th, as compared to 9,054,649 on Nov 15th, which represents a change of 1,365,613 shares, or 15.1%. Days to cover for this company is 4 and average daily trading volume is 2,633,575. 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 >>
  10. General Moly, Inc. Common Stoc (AMEX:GMO): This equity had 10,163,550 shares sold short as of Nov 30th, as compared to 10,028,296 on Nov 15th, which represents a change of 135,254 shares, or 1.3%. Days to cover for this company is 15 and average daily trading volume is 658,245. About the equity: General Moly, Inc. develops, explores, and mines molybdenum minerals in the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

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