Short Sellers Backed Off CMGI Into Earnings (CMGI)

CMGI Inc. (NASDAQ:CMGI) saw its short interest come in at 34.781 million shares in September 2007, down some 12% from the 39.926 million shares listed as being in the August short interest.  Shares traded down about 5% last night in after-hours trading after its earnings, although the shares had initially taken a 10% haircut.  Here was the full summary of its results.

We had noted ahead of time how the results were going to be more of a focus rather than the side show items.  Here are other items of interest pertinent to last night’s earnings report and the short interest:

Jon C. Ogg
September 26, 2007

JOn Ogg produces the 24/7 Wall St., LLC Special Situation Investing Newsletter; he does not own securities in the companies he covers.