The 10 biotech and drug stocks with the largest short interest as percentage of float, according to S&P CapitalIQ:

10. Spectrum Pharmaceuticals (SPPI) (26.8% shares short)


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9. Dendreon (DNDN) (29.6% shares short)

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8. Achillion Pharma (ACHN) (29.7% shares short)


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7. Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA - Get Report) (29.9% shares short)


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6. Ziopharm (ZIOP) (30.9% shares short)


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5. Intrexon (XON - Get Report) (32.8% shares short)


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4. Idenix Pharma (IDIX) (33.3% shares short)


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3. Synta Pharma (SNTA) (36.4% shares short)


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2. Sarepta Therapeutics (SRPT - Get Report) (39% shares short)


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1. Myriad Genetics (MYGN - Get Report) (52.4% shares short)


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