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Eye on Shorts: What bearish investors are betting against

Largest short positions, Jan. 31, 2014

Company NameSymbol31-Jan-1415-Jan-14Net Change
Lundin Mining LUN-T59,946,84660,648,263-701,417
Osisko Mining OSK-T43,056,30144,777,864-1,721,563
Athabasca Oil ATH-T38,575,07339,523,880-948,807
Kinross Gold K-T38,476,48437,864,222612,262
New Gold Inc.NGD-T37,313,90646,794,820-9,480,914
Bombardier B SvBBD.B-T33,526,45253,298,029-19,771,577
Penn West PetroleumPWT-T31,049,92819,987,21111,062,717
Legacy Oil + GasLEG-T30,287,18029,552,773734,407
TransCanada Corp.TRP-T29,056,51426,193,0062,863,508
Celestica Inc. SvCLS-T28,445,80928,512,371-66,562
Power Financial PWF-T26,521,88826,778,350-256,462
Encana Corp.ECA-T26,322,06318,208,9148,113,149
Bank of Nova ScotiaBNS-T25,837,10622,819,8713,017,235
Detour Gold Corp.DGC-T25,589,33024,902,290687,040
CGI Group Inc. A SvGIB.A-T25,403,20026,782,093-1,378,893
Talisman Energy Inc.TLM-T23,695,73822,673,3931,022,345
Element Financial EFN-T23,207,88723,668,636-460,749
Loblaw CompaniesL-T22,848,09122,174,014674,077
Yamana Gold Inc.YRI-T22,633,45117,897,2794,736,172
Royal Bank of CdaRY-T22,627,45421,914,027713,427

Largest net increases, Jan. 31, 2014

Company NameSymbol31-Jan-1415-Jan-14Net Change
Penn West PetroleumPWT-T31,049,92819,987,21111,062,717
Torex Gold ResourcesTXG-T12,769,8202,708,53310,061,287
Potash Corp. of Sask.POT-T18,898,8859,710,9999,187,886
North American PalladiumPDL-T12,835,2784,084,7838,750,495
Encana Corp.ECA-T26,322,06318,208,9148,113,149
Asanko Gold Inc.AKG-T8,833,3893,528,8035,304,586
Yamana Gold Inc.YRI-T22,633,45117,897,2794,736,172
Timmins Gold Corp.TMM-T4,953,830685,7834,268,047
iShares S&P/TSX 60 Indx Fd UnXIU-T15,234,25811,151,4354,082,823
Goldcorp Inc.G-T10,542,8787,017,8083,525,070
Bank of Nova ScotiaBNS-T25,837,10622,819,8713,017,235
TransCanada Corp.TRP-T29,056,51426,193,0062,863,508
Canexus Corp.CUS-T7,072,1554,351,2942,720,861
Saputo Inc.SAP-T4,914,3912,417,2392,497,152
Shoppers Drug MartSC-T4,344,0662,085,4272,258,639
Agnico Eagle Mines AEM-T4,418,6842,177,5952,241,089
Air Canada BAC.B-T12,342,70910,160,0252,182,684
Cameco Corp.CCO-T8,489,9376,464,0112,025,926
Primero Mining Corp.P-T5,961,9504,241,8241,720,126
Sandstorm Gold WtSSL.WT-T2,228,045576,5001,651,545

Largest net decreases, Jan. 31, 2014

Company NameSymbol31-Jan-1415-Jan-14Net Change
Bombardier Inc. B SvBBD.B-T33,526,45253,298,029-19,771,577
Manulife Financial MFC-T21,732,69738,483,693-16,750,996
New Gold Inc.NGD-T37,313,90646,794,820-9,480,914
Suncor Energy Inc.SU-T7,113,16114,636,125-7,522,964
Sun Life Financial Inc.SLF-T8,572,83514,469,710-5,896,875
Teck Resources B SvTCK.B-T8,801,81713,243,615-4,441,798
Power Corp. of CdaPOW-T11,178,88415,441,231-4,262,347
Telus Corp.T-T7,533,97311,647,374-4,113,401
Turquoise Hill Res.TRQ-T3,077,9266,926,913-3,848,987
Barrick Gold Corp.ABX-T8,849,73812,619,978-3,770,240
Rogers Commun. B NvRCI.B-T14,062,64717,729,445-3,666,798
Bank Of MontrealBMO-T11,665,19115,187,933-3,522,742
BCE Inc.BCE-T20,487,53723,790,896-3,303,359
Horizons Betapro Nymex
Nat Gas Bear+ETF A Un
Valeant Pharma.VRX-T10,357,84913,475,591-3,117,742
Husky Energy Inc.HSE-T21,110,04623,835,414-2,725,368
Thomson Reuters TRI-T21,726,46924,341,314-2,614,845
Hudbay Minerals Inc.HBM-T5,844,9758,329,715-2,484,740
Eldorado Gold Corp.ELD-T1,798,2784,275,414-2,477,136
Pembina Pipeline Corp.PPL-T5,408,5667,696,383-2,287,817

Largest per cent increases, Jan. 31, 2014

Company NameSymbol31-Jan-1415-Jan-14% chg
Veresen Cumulative Series C PrVSN.PR.C-T53,37210053,272
Pethealth Inc.PTZ-T175,00050034,900
Microbix BiosystemsMBX-T410,0001,50027,233
Imvescor Restaurant Group WtIRG.WT-T45,60320322,364
BMO High Yld US Corp Bond Hdgd-CAD Idx ETF UnZHY-T494,3172,40020,496
Horizons Btpr S&P500Vix Sh-Tr Future Invr ETFHVI-T183,3001,00018,230
iShares Balanced Incm Coreportfolio Fnd UnCBD-T53,70040013,325
Dividend Growth Split Corp. PrDGS.PR.A-T105,84480013,130
1st Asset Mornstar US Div Target 50Idx ETF UnUXM-T24,52520012,162
Ceres Global Ag Corp.CRP-T46,20040011,450
BMO US Dividend Hedged To CAD ETF UnitsZUD-T29,7423009,814
iShares Global Agriculture Index Fund UnCOW-T61,8788007,634
Australian Banc Capital Securities Tr Cl A UnAUZ.UN-T6,5001006,400
Urthecast Corp.UR-T238,2003,8006,168
iShares US Fundam'l Indx Fund UnitsCLU-T50,9721,0494,759
Calmena Energy Services Inc.CEZ-T59,3001,6003,606
GWR Global Water Resources Corp.GWR-T3,5001003,400
BMO Aggregate Bond Index ETF UnitsZAG-T64,2451,9003,281
iShares S&P/TSX Cap Info Tech Index Fund UnXIT-T3,2581003,158
Big Bank Big Oil Split Corp. Cl 'A' CapitalBBO-T3,2001003,100

Largest per cent decreases, Jan. 31, 2014

Company NameSymbol31-Jan-1415-Jan-14% chg
Peregrine DiamondsPGD-T10046,100-99
BMO Cdn Dividend ETF UnitsZDV-T500187,918-99
Horizons S&P/TSX 60 Equal Weight ETF E UnHEW-T10034,100-99
WPT Industrial REIT USF UnWIR.U-T20036,500-99
Purpose Tactical Hedged Equity Fund ETFPHE-T10013,204-99
Aimia Inc. Cumulative Reset Series '3' PrAIM.PR.C-T1,028115,830-99
Trez Capital Senior Mortgate Invest Corp Cl ATZS-T10011,100-99
iShares Int'l Fndmntl Indx Fnd Adv UnCIE.A-T10011,100-99
Cvtech Group Inc.CVT-T10011,100-99
Bengal Energy Ltd. BNG-T1049,204-98
iShares Japan Fundamentl Indx Fnd(CAD-Hdgd)UnCJP-T2,000175,500-98
Claude Resources Inc.CRJ-T39334,393-98
Besra Gold Inc.BEZ-T80066,000-98
BMO Long Federal Bond Index ETF UnZFL-T1,10080,773-98
Canoe EIT Income Fund UnitsEIT.UN-T1007,300-98
Lucara Diamond Corp.LUC-T9,809693,409-98
iShares MSCI All Country World Min Vol Idx UnXMW-T50134,731-98
First Asset Tech Giants Covered Call ETF UnTXF-T20013,390-98
Nautilus Minerals Inc.NUS-T90050,400-98
Horizons Betapro S&P500VIX Shrt-Trm Futr A UnHUV-T2,100117,300-98

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