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Shares Sold Unit Chg. Pct. Chg.

Short as of from from

Institution 9/15/98 8/14/98 8/14/98

Advanta-A 1,560,925 21,829 1.40%

Advanta-B 931,109 235,615 33.90%

Associated Banc Cp. 239,054 -8,893 -3.60%

Astoria Financial Corp. 3,128,785 902,659 40.50%

BankAtlantic Bancorp 431,040 27,046 6.70%

Bank United Corp. 465,164 -13,571 -2.80%

BankNorth Gp 375,262 44,221 13.40%

Bay View Capital Cp. 604,771 -62,449 -9.40%

Charter One Financial (S, 4,410,278 756,642 20.70%

Cincinnati Financial 2,473,103 -9,320 -0.40%

Commerce Bancshares 415,202 -77,855 -15.80%

Community Financial Gp 280,992 -15,454 -5.20%

Compass Bancshares 324,089 -54,758 -14.50%

Credit Acceptance Corp. 3,340,754 -301,895 -8.30%

Fifth Third Bancorp 4,971,860 518,094 11.60%

First Midw Bcp IL 171,775 134,535 361.30%

First Security Utah 1,704,102 104,770 6.60%

First Tennessee National C 5,680,762 56,331 1.00%

Fulton Financial 330,596 -180,905 -35.40%

Huntington Bancshares (S,R 1,374,187 87,879 6.80%

IMC Mortgage 1,260,191 140,066 12.50%

Imperial Credit 570,579 -508,604 -47.10%

Keystone Financial 691,132 -5,378 -0.80%

Long Beach Financial Corp. 492,805 22,165 4.70%

Marshall & Ilsley 613,108 143,528 30.60%

New Century Financial 711,039 48,779 7.40%

Northern Trust Corp. 1,546,079 323,124 26.40%

Old Kent Fin 704,121 267,484 61.30%

Peoples Bank 243,225 5,247 2.20%

Peoples Heri Fin 3,411,406 592,715 21.00%

Provident Bankshares 270,289 84 0.00%

Regions Financial 2,440,932 1,567,672 179.50%

Reliance Bncp 157,523 111,363 241.30%

Riggs National Corp. 916,330 147,506 19.20%

Roslyn Bancorp 3,718,709 -82,608 -2.20%

Southtrust Corp. 778,869 74,089 10.50%

Sovereign Bancorp 3,159,008 268,921 9.30%

St Paul Bancorp 401,896 6,268 1.60%

Trustco Bank NY 468,981 90,774 24.00%

UST Corp. 210,922 -449,058 -68.00%

US Trust Corp. 371,981 -128,741 -25.70%

United Bankshares 870,139 -11,161 -1.30%

WFS Financial 1,120,564 5,601 0.50%

Washington Federal 333,864 25,349 8.20%

Washington Mutual 41,054,422 -2,757,731 -6.30%

Webster Financial Corp. 398,843 112,838 39.50%

Westamerica Bancorp 409,996 2,351 0.60%

Western Bancorp 239,986 20,228 9.20%

Westernbank P.R. 1,562,988 37,698 2.50%

Zions Bancorp 837,909 15,226 1.90%

Bank-Related Totals 103.18 M 920,001 0.90%

Nasdaq 2.15 B 18,071,272 0.8%

part 2 of 2

Avg. Dai Days

Trading to

Institution Volume Cover*

Advanta-A 126,678 12.3

Advanta-B 172,150 5.4

Associated Banc Cp. 98,196 2.4

Astoria Financial Corp. 349,646 8.9

BankAtlantic Bancorp 33,788 12.8

Bank United Corp. 100,728 4.6

BankNorth Gp 21,116 17.8

Bay View Capital Cp. 174,223 3.5

Charter One Financial (S, 866,710 5.1

Cincinnati Financial 216,297 11.4

Commerce Bancshares 75,997 5.5

Community Financial Gp 8,071 34.8

Compass Bancshares 218,827 1.5

Credit Acceptance Corp. 121,172 27.6

Fifth Third Bancorp 642,010 7.7

First Midw Bcp IL 76,888 2.2

First Security Utah 447,779 3.8

First Tennessee National C356,778 15.9

Fulton Financial 56,648 5.8

Huntington Bancshares (S,R338,951 4.1

IMC Mortgage 295,723 4.3

Imperial Credit 733,480 0.8

Keystone Financial 104,380 6.6

Long Beach Financial Corp.267,209 1.8

Marshall & Ilsley 143,117 4.3

New Century Financial 26,887 26.4

Northern Trust Corp. 648,735 2.4

Old Kent Fin 231,927 3

Peoples Bank 253,318 1

Peoples Heri Fin 429,332 7.9

Provident Bankshares 108,436 2.5

Regions Financial 1,938,81 1.3

Reliance Bncp 81,144 1.9

Riggs National Corp. 157,688 5.8

Roslyn Bancorp 341,928 10.9

Southtrust Corp. 482,594 1.6

Sovereign Bancorp 847,477 3.7

St Paul Bancorp 199,818 2

Trustco Bank NY 40,087 11.7

UST Corp. 158,164 1.3

US Trust Corp. 53,720 6.9

United Bankshares 58,873 14.8

WFS Financial 81,511 13.7

Washington Federal 278,232 1.2

Washington Mutual 5,516,47 7.4

Webster Financial Corp. 200,089 2

Westamerica Bancorp 185,994 2.2

Western Bancorp 45,217 5.3

Westernbank P.R. 58,475 26.7

Zions Bancorp 293,931 2.9

Bank-Related Totals 5.5

Nasdaq

Table limited to issues shorted at least 10,000 shares at either current or prior settlement date. - 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. Start - Rise from a prior base of zero. Clear - Prior short position falls to zero. New - Listed since last settlement date. S - Figures adjusted for stock split or dividend. R - Prior figures revised. Compiled by American Banker. Source: New York Stock Exchange, Nasdaq Stock Exchange, American Stock Exchange, and ILX Sytems Inc. (n) New York Stock Exchange (q) Nasdaq Stock Exchange. American Banker 1998 ===

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