NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of companies that investors are betting will fall, such as coupon seller Groupon (GRPN - Get Report) and online travel-deals company Travelzoo (TZOO - Get Report), may get a pop if they exceed analysts' expectations for earnings in the first quarter.A so-called short squeeze, in which investors betting on stock-price declines buy back the shares if they rise, is a common occurrence with companies with a high short-to-cover ratio. Skullcandy (SKUL - Get Report), a maker of headphones and other audio accessories, has a short-to-cover ratio of 28.1. That ratio indicates how many days, based on average daily volume, it would take all of the shorts to cover their shares and buy them back.
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