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Eye on Shorts: What bearish investors are betting against

Largest short positions, April 30, 2014

Company NameSymbol30-Apr-1415-Apr-14Net Chg
Bombardier Inc. Cl 'B' SvBBD.B-T68,260,78053,910,28714,350,493
Lundin Mining Corp.LUN-T59,585,96763,833,382-4,247,415
Kinross Gold Corp.K-T40,404,39827,141,88013,262,518
New Gold Inc.NGD-T38,447,45139,085,505-638,054
Toronto-Dominion BankTD-T37,703,77537,610,05193,724
Athabasca Oil Corp.ATH-T33,024,59333,504,766-480,173
Bank of Nova ScotiaBNS-T30,804,56222,875,2867,929,276
Celestica Inc. SvCLS-T29,479,55229,270,549209,003
Legacy Oil + Gas Inc.LEG-T29,176,70029,715,909-539,209
Penn West Petroleum Ltd.PWT-T29,131,02619,841,8069,289,220
Power Financial Corp.PWF-T27,234,12122,869,0694,365,052
Potash Corp. of Sask.POT-T27,124,09918,314,2098,809,890
Talisman Energy Inc.TLM-T26,383,94216,114,13110,269,811
TransCanada Corp.TRP-T24,972,99517,475,0897,497,906
Bankers Petroleum Ltd.BNK-T23,707,31223,855,508-148,196
Detour Gold Corp.DGC-T23,352,71722,631,915720,802
Husky Energy Inc.HSE-T23,087,99428,106,954-5,018,960
Element Financial Corp.EFN-T23,066,45823,348,843-282,385
Yamana Gold Inc.YRI-T22,488,2017,636,48814,851,713
Royal Bank of CanadaRY-T21,627,38320,521,1491,106,234

Largest net increases, April 30, 2014

Company NameSymbol30-Apr-1415-Apr-14Net Chg
Yamana Gold Inc.YRI-T22,488,2017,636,48814,851,713
Bombardier Inc. Cl 'B' SvBBD.B-T68,260,78053,910,28714,350,493
Kinross Gold Corp.K-T40,404,39827,141,88013,262,518
First Quantum Minerals Ltd.FM-T15,292,5533,926,73911,365,814
Talisman Energy Inc.TLM-T26,383,94216,114,13110,269,811
Penn West Petroleum Ltd.PWT-T29,131,02619,841,8069,289,220
Potash Corp. of Sask.POT-T27,124,09918,314,2098,809,890
Teck Resources Ltd. Cl 'B' SvTCK.B-T14,622,6555,839,3568,783,299
Bank of Nova ScotiaBNS-T30,804,56222,875,2867,929,276
TransCanada Corp.TRP-T24,972,99517,475,0897,497,906
Cameco Corp.CCO-T11,217,9414,613,0456,604,896
National Bank of CanadaNA-T15,596,69410,756,1894,840,505
Power Financial Corp.PWF-T27,234,12122,869,0694,365,052
Loblaw Companies Ltd.L-T14,629,56810,976,8663,652,702
Agrium Inc.AGU-T4,582,5351,257,2333,325,302
Long Run Exploration Ltd.LRE-T7,299,9293,974,6293,325,300
CIBCCM-T13,071,25710,472,5892,598,668
IGM Financial Inc.IGM-T10,951,8438,408,4022,543,441
Healthlease Properties REITHLP.UN-T2,713,700193,9002,519,800
Alim. Couche-Tard Inc. Cl 'B' SvATD.B-T3,427,505936,5602,490,945

Largest net decreases, April 30, 2014

Company NameSymbol30-Apr-1415-Apr-14Net Chg
N. American Palladium Ltd.PDL-T4,440,22622,964,735-18,524,509
Barrick Gold Corp.ABX-T7,117,98725,532,506-18,414,519
Manulife Financial Corp.MFC-T20,911,18536,675,331-15,764,146
Suncor Energy Inc.SU-T7,636,48119,889,387-12,252,906
Sun Life Financial Inc.SLF-T8,645,66017,690,683-9,045,023
Cenovus Energy Inc.CVE-T8,630,17814,671,754-6,041,576
BCE Inc.BCE-T20,880,97826,786,313-5,905,335
Cdn. Natural ResourcesCNQ-T12,391,24117,946,098-5,554,857
Power Corp. of Canada SvPOW-T13,157,84518,560,823-5,402,978
Husky Energy Inc.HSE-T23,087,99428,106,954-5,018,960
Lundin Mining Corp.LUN-T59,585,96763,833,382-4,247,415
Bank Of MontrealBMO-T11,529,75115,388,827-3,859,076
Lorus Therapeutics Inc.LOR-T03,805,550-3,805,550
Osisko Mining Corp.OSK-T5,416,3778,388,523-2,972,146
MBAC Fertilizer Corp.MBC-T277,7452,884,345-2,606,600
Imperial Oil Ltd.IMO-T4,405,7986,786,975-2,381,177
Knight Therapeutics Inc.GUD-T87,1002,400,900-2,313,800
Santonia Energy Inc.STE-T2,3002,166,201-2,163,901
Magna Int'l Inc.MG-T1,203,8673,337,277-2,133,410
Goldcorp Inc.G-T2,698,9754,757,066-2,058,091

Largest per cent increases, April 30, 2014

Company NameSymbol30-Apr-1415-Apr-14Net chg %
Fam REITF.UN-T426,600300142,100
Urthecast Corp.UR-T447,20050089,340
Heritage Oil Corp. ExchHOC-T62,60010062,500
Nautilus Minerals Inc. NUS-T246,70090027,311
Atlantic Power Corp. 5.60% Deben.ATP.DB.B-T9,6001009,500
First Asset Tech Giants Covered Call ETF UnTXF-T18,6902009,245
Vanguard S&P500 Indx ETF(CAD-Hedged)Trans UnVSP-T8,1001008,000
BMO Mid-Term US Ig Corp Bond Indx ETF CAD UnZIC-T25,6004006,300
Tearlab Corp.TLB-T69,4001,1006,209
Amerigo Resources Ltd.ARG-T30,3007004,228
iShares Emerging Mkts Fundam. Indx Etf UnCWO-T11,6003003,766
Horizons Active Fltg Rate Bond ETF Cl E UnHFR-T53,2001,5003,446
Income Financial Trust UnitsINC.UN-T3,5001003,400
WestJet Airlines Ltd. VariableWJA.A-T37,1001,1093,245
Western Lithium USA Corp.WLC-T1,047,60034,4002,945
Brompton Lifeco Split Corp. PrLCS.PR.A-T145,5005,1002,752
Horizons U.S. Dollar Currency Etf Cl A UnDLR-T336,80012,4002,616
R Split Iii Corp. Class 'B' Cumltv Pr Ser 1RBS.PR.B-T2,5001002,400
Sun Life Financial Inc. Class 'A' Pr Series 3SLF.PR.C-T29,2971,2002,341
Horizons Betapro S&P500 Bull Plus Etf Cl A UnHSU-T899,00037,7002,284

Largest per cent decreases, April 30, 2014

Company NameSymbol30-Apr-1415-Apr-14Net Chg %
Serabi Gold Plc OrdinarySBI-T100101,100-99
Santonia Energy Inc.STE-T2,3002,166,201-99
Timbercreek Mortgage Invest.TMC-T700407,900-99
Orvana Minerals Corp.ORV-T20077,700-99
Horizons Betapro S&P 500 Inverse Etf Cl A UnHIU-T10025,800-99
Royal Nickel Corp.RNX-T1,000235,500-99
Northstar Healthcare Inc.NHC-T600130,600-99
Powershare S&P500Lw Volat.(CAD Hdg)Idx ETF UnULV-T40083,400-99
AgJunction Inc.AJX-T481100,181-99
Vanguard US Total Mkt Indx ETF(CAD-Hedged) UnVUS-T50060,800-99
iShares S&P/TSX Venture Index ETF UnXVX-T30035,700-99
Alter NRG Corp.NRG-T30033,200-99
Chaparral Gold Corp.CHL-T1,000103,000-99
Petaquilla Minerals Ltd.PTQ-T1,400132,100-98
Western Potash Corp.WPX-T1,10073,000-98
Espial Group Inc.ESP-T1006,500-98
Vanguard FTSE Cdn High Div Yield Index Etf UnVDY-T20012,600-98
Oryx Petroleum Corp. Ltd.OXC-T1,30277,669-98
First Asset Can-Financl Covered Call Etf UnFXF-T20010,300-98
iShares China All-Cap Index Fund UnCHI-T20010,200-98

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