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Top 10 Healthcare Stocks with Highest Short Interest: AMED, AMAG, SQNM, MYL, ENZN, VARI, ARNA, NUVA, BCRX, CPTS (Mar 05, 2010)
Below are the top 10 Healthcare stocks with the highest short interest as a percentage of total shares outstanding.
Friday, March 05, 2010

Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED) has the 1st highest short interest in this segment of the market. Its short interest is 50.8% of its total shares outstanding. Its Days to Cover is 8.48, calculated as current short interest divided by average daily volume. AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAG) has the 2nd highest short interest in this segment of the market. Its short interest is 43.0% of its total shares outstanding. Its Days to Cover is 3.29, calculated as current short interest divided by average daily volume. Sequenom, Inc. (NASDAQ:SQNM) has the 3rd highest short interest in this segment of the market. Its short interest is 30.8% of its total shares outstanding. Its Days to Cover is 8.51, calculated as current short interest divided by average daily volume. Mylan Inc. (NASDAQ:MYL) has the 4th highest short interest in this segment of the market. Its short interest is 25.4% of its total shares outstanding. Its Days to Cover is 13.41, calculated as current short interest divided by average daily volume. Enzon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENZN) has the 5th highest short interest in this segment of the market. Its short interest is 25.4% of its total shares outstanding. Its Days to Cover is 16.78, calculated as current short interest divided by average daily volume.

Varian, Inc. (NASDAQ:VARI) has the 6th highest short interest in this segment of the market. Its short interest is 24.9% of its total shares outstanding. Its Days to Cover is 18.43, calculated as current short interest divided by average daily volume. Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARNA) has the 7th highest short interest in this segment of the market. Its short interest is 23.2% of its total shares outstanding. Its Days to Cover is 17.06, calculated as current short interest divided by average daily volume. NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUVA) has the 8th highest short interest in this segment of the market. Its short interest is 23.2% of its total shares outstanding. Its Days to Cover is 12.96, calculated as current short interest divided by average daily volume. BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCRX) has the 9th highest short interest in this segment of the market. Its short interest is 21.5% of its total shares outstanding. Its Days to Cover is 8.66, calculated as current short interest divided by average daily volume. Conceptus, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPTS) has the 10th highest short interest in this segment of the market. Its short interest is 20.8% of its total shares outstanding. Its Days to Cover is 15.96, calculated as current short interest divided by average daily volume.


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