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Most Shares Sold Short

Institution Position

1 Citicorp 22,250,981

2 Fleet Financial Group Inc. 20,530,738

3 Norwest Corp. 10,521,146

4 Bank of New York 10,454,146

5 BankAmerica Corp. 6,228,774

6 PNC Bank Corp. 5,454,723

7 National City Corp. 4,784,800

8 First USA Inc. 4,030,122

9 Glendale Federal Bank 4,008,332

10 Federal Home Ln. Mtg. Corp 3,794,443

Most Days to Cover*

Institution Days

1 National City Corp. 38.2

2 First Republic Bancorp 36.1

3 Park National Corp.* 33.5

4 Fleet Financial Group Inc. 31.8

5 First National Bancshares* 30.5

6 SC Bancorp (CA) = 21.4

7 Glendale Federal Bank 20.4

8 Norwest Corp. 19

9 Lomas Financial Corp. 17.2

10 Southern National Corp. 14.7

Largest Unit Increases

Institution Unit Chng

1 PNC Bank Corp. 4,140,345

2 Comerica Inc. 1,467,070

3 Republic New York Corp. 1,013,540

4 First Union Corp. 785,719

5 Norwest Corp. 647,758

6 BankAmerica Corp. 507,370

7 Barnett Banks Inc. 413,566

8 Mercantile Bancorp 409,777

9 Glendale Federal Bank 349,729

10 UJB Financial Corp. 254,040

Largest Unit Decreases

Institution Unit Chng

1 Bank of New York -1,193,304

2 Federal National Mtg. Assn -802,537

3 Lomas Financial Corp. -739,116

4 American Express Co. -662,954

5 Bank of Boston Corp. -598,263

6 Fleet Financial Group Inc. -576,980

7 Citicorp -569,924

8 National City Corp. -551,163

9 First Chicago Corp. -495,088

10 J.P. Morgan & Co. -476,704

Largest Percent Increases

Institution Pct Chng

1 Unionfed Financial Corp. 975.90%

2 PNC Bank Corp. 315

3 Republic New York Corp. 192

4 AT&T Capital Corp. 179.6

5 Integra Financial Corp. 163.5

6 Mercantile Bancorp 149.8

7 Comerica Inc. 136.6

8 Star Banc Corp. 110.6

9 Synovous Financial Corp. 95.4

10 Colonial BancGroup Inc. 75

Largest Percent Decreases**

Institution Pct Chng

1 Finova Group Inc. -93.20%

2 AmeriCredit Corp. -70.6

3 Centura Banks Inc. -67.5

4 Federal National Mtg. Assn -49.4

5 First Interstate Bancorp -31.6

6 Wells Fargo & Co. -29.5

7 First Chicago Corp. -28.7

8 First of America Bank Corp -27.9

9 J.P. Morgan & Co. -23.3

10 Valley National Bancorp -21.5 === = - AMEX listing. * Number of days to cover short interest, assuming average daily trading volume holds constant and that all volume is used in settlement of short positions. ** Ranking limited to issues with open short positions at current and prior settlement dates. S - Figures adjusted for stock split or dividend. R - Prior figures revised. Sources: New York Stock Exchange, American Stock Exchange. Compiled by American Banker.

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