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NYSE Amex Issues Short Interest Report

New York, February 27,
2012 -- NYSE Amex (formerly known as NYSE Alternext US) today reported short interest as of the close of business on the settlement date of February 15, 2012.

Based on information received from member and non-member organizations, short interest increased to 404,905,960 shares from 401,988,624 (revised) on January 31, 2012. 

This reflects short interest reported by all broker-dealers (not only NYSE Amex member firms) in NYSE Amex-listed securities. A short position of 5,000 or more shares existed in 340 issues. Some short position was shown in 501 issues.

This short interest report was compiled by NYSE Amex on the basis on information obtained from its member and non-member organizations covering all securities traded on the Exchange in both round and odd-lots.  

A short sale is any sale of a security that the seller does not own or any sale that is completed by the delivery of a borrowed security.

Adjusted short interest for the preceding 12 months:

 February 15, 2012    404,905,960
 January 31, 2012    401,988,624
 January 13, 2012    404,910,754
 December 30, 2011    407,566,087
 December 15, 2011    423,019,998
 November 30, 2011    430,695,284
 November 15, 2011`    421,641,667
 October 31, 2011    387,906,720
 October 14, 2011    403,768,418
 September 30, 2011    411, 552, 386
 September 15, 2011    418, 625, 580
 August 31, 2011    419,608,411
 August 15, 2011    426,103,030

 July 29, 2011

   435,581,475
 July 15, 2011    433,412,503

 June 30, 2011

   473,549,240

 June 15, 2011    458,140,658

 May 31, 2011

   449,325,229

 May 13, 2011

   437,118,474

 April 29, 2011

   423,424,841

 April 15, 2011

   404,812,799

 March 31, 2011

   378,205,788

 March 15, 2011

   360,423,508 

 February 28, 2011

   335,008,071

 February 15, 2011

   329,409,207

 January 31, 2011

   313,199,198

 January 14, 2011

   302,000,741

 December 31, 2010

   296,116,665

 December 15, 2010

   308,645,508

 November 30, 2010

   304,512,253

 November 15, 2010

   310,712,406

 October 29, 2010

   307,493,480

 October 11, 2010

   321,009,419




Contact: Paola Hernandez
Phone: 212-656-2420
Email:  phernandez@nyx.com