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Most Shares Sold Short

Institution Position

1 PNC Bank Corp. 29,848,441

2 Fleet Financial Group 22,003,261

3 Bank of New York 10,797,702

4 Citicorp 9,679,890

5 Norwest Corp. 6,008,724

6 First Union Corp. 6,006,420

7 National City Corp. 5,227,169

8 NationsBank Corp. 5,080,076

9 BankAmerica Corp. 4,950,884

10 First USA Inc. 4,867,500

Most Days to Cover*

Institution Days

1 Fleet Financial Group 55.5

2 Lomas Financial Corp. 23.9

3 National City Corp. 22.3

4 PNC Bank Corp. 20.3

5 Southern National Corp. 19.3

6 Bank of New York 18.6

7 TCF Financial Corp. 17.5

8 First Union Corp. 16.4

9 NBD Bancorp 13.7

10 First Bank System Inc. 13.7

Largest Unit Increases

Institution Unit Chng

1 PNC Bank Corp. 12,236,366

2 NationsBank Corp. 2,632,882

3 Chase Manhattan Corp. 1,662,217

4 Bank of New York 1,521,483

5 Fleet Financial Group 1,328,587

6 Mercury Finance Co. 1,322,584

7 National City Corp. 1,168,929

8 Chemical Banking Corp. 1,040,827

9 NBD Bancorp 934,109

10 Banc One Corp. 910,115

Largest Unit Decreases

Institution Unit Chng

1 Citicorp -6,075,072

2 Norwest Corp. -4,814,266

3 American Express Co. -1,121,261

4 Chase Manhattan Wrnts-6/96 -477,679

5 Student Loan Mktg. Assn. -428,638

6 Comerica Inc. -276,040

7 Barnett Banks Inc. -266,776

8 Countrywide Credit Industries -259,289

9 Beneficial Corp. -184,850

10 MBNA Corp. -161,749

Largest Percent Increases

Institution Pct Chng

1 Mercury Finance Co. 171.3

2 Dean Witter Discover & Co. 161.3

3 City National Corp. 149

4 Capstead Mortgage Corp. 140.7

5 NationsBank Corp. 107.6

6 AmeriCredit Corp. 106.2

7 Chase Manhattan Corp. 88.3

8 Amsouth Bancorp. 87.9

9 Bank of Boston Corp. 81.1

10 PNC Bank Corp. 69.5

Largest Percent Decreases**

Institution Pct Chng

1 Chase Manhattan Wrnts-6/96 -92.6

2 Student Loan Mktg. Assn. -47.7

3 Norwest Corp. -44.5

4 Citicorp -38.6

5 Integra Financial Corp. -37.7

6 Republic New York Corp. -34.9

7 American Express Co. -27.9

8 Beneficial Corp. -25.3

9 Wells Fargo & Co. -24.9

10 MBNA Corp. -17 ===

* 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 Source: New York Stock Exchange, American Stock Exchange

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