Archive for October 31, 2011

Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: DLTR, ADBE, BBBY, SPLS, XLNX, ROST, AMGN (Oct-31-2011)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Dollar Tree, Inc.
DLTR is ranked in the Nasdaq 100 top gainers today with average volume. At market close, it was trading at a price of $79.96, up $1.09 or 1.38%. DLTR gained in 3 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s movement finally put an end to the stock’s 4 days losing streak. Technical indicators is bearish and the stock price could decrease from the current level in the medium term. Investors should wait for further indicators to confirm this downward movement before shorting the stock at this level. DLTR should find technical support near $77.51 and resistance near $82.15. It has a 52 week high of $82.49 and a 52 week low of $48.51, with a current market capitalization of 9.76B and a price to earning ratio of 22.15. » Read more..

Lead Laggards in the Nasdaq 100 Today: GMCR, FSLR, QGEN, NIHD, YHOO, LIFE, SYMC, RIMM, NVDA, SNDK (Oct-31-2011)

NASDAQ Movers to the Downside Today

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc.
Investors are selling shares of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. today. At the close of the market GMCR shares dropped by $5.97 or -8.41%. It closed at a price of $65.02 per share with unusually high volume, 1.65 times more than usual. The negative environment continues into the after market session. During after hours, GMCR is down another $0.52 or -0.80%. GMCR closed lower in 7 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s closing figure puts an end to the stock’s 2 days winning streak. The trend is bearish and the stock price could decrease from the current trading range in the near term. Traders should wait for further indicators to confirm this declining trend before buying on the dip here. GMCR is predicted to find support near $61.02 and resistance near $70.98. Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc.’s price to earning ratio is 63.61 and has a market cap of 9.95B. Its 52 week high is $115.98 and 52 week low is $29.55. The current price of the stock is below both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. » Read more..

Dow 30 Biggest Gainers and Losers on October 31st, 2011

There is no gainer today, every stocks are losers in the market.

Laggards today: BAC AA JPM HPQ CVX

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TSX 60: NXY.TO, BBD.B.TO in the Spotlight Today (Oct-31-2011)

Blue Chip Stocks Gained in the TSX 60 Today

Nexen Inc. helped the TSX 60 gain ground today in the market, up $0.2 or 1.20%. NXY closed the market at a price of $16.93 after trading between $16.33 and $17.27. The trading volume is average with 2,250,000 shares changed hands. Today’s movement extends the stock’s gain from yesterday. NXY gained in 5 of the last 10 trading sessions. Technical indicators is bullish. Traders should watch the stock closely when it trades nearly the short term support and resistant levels near $15.9 and $17.78 respectively. Based on the stock performance over the past 12 months, the stock is slightly oversold. The stock could go both ways from the current price range. It could move lower and then a rebound in the next few months. Nexen Inc. is a company in the Energy sector, it has a current market cap of 8.92B and its PE ratio is 14.35. Nexen Inc. also pays a 1.18% dividend to shareholders on an annual basis. The stock’s 52 week high is at $27.11 and 52 week low is at $14.75. NXY is now trading at $0.47 or 2.71% under its 50 day moving average (at $17.20). » Read more..

Dow 30 Biggest Gainers and Losers on October 28th, 2011

Winners Today: BAC AA HPQ MRK DD

Laggards today: HD WMT MSFT INTC PG

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Chevron Corporation Reported Q3 Result: Beats on EPS, Misses On Revenue

Chevron Corporation reported its third quarter earning result in pre-market today. CVX reported an EPS (earning per share) of $3.92 vs the consensus estimates of $3.47. On the revenue side, it generated an income of $64.40 billion, consensus is expecting $70.40 billion. In general, Chevron Corporation beats on its earning per share however misses on revenue. The EPS figure beats expectation by 0.45 cents and revneue misses by approximately 9%. It seems to be a mixed quarter for CVX. Chevron Corporation’s income rose 33% in the third quarter from $48.60 billion in the same period last year. Compare to last quarter CVX reported $68.90 billion in revenue. The company’s EPS increased by 110% from $1.87 in the same period last year. EPS last quarter was $3.85. » Read more..

Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: GMCR, AMZN, BIDU, NFLX, BMC, MU, AKAM, EBAY, SNDK, ADBE (Oct-28-2011)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc.
GMCR traded higher today on above average volume, 1.36 times more than usual. At the end of the day, it was trading at $70.99, up $5.55 or 8.48%. The optimism continues into the after market session. During after hours, GMCR is up another $0.02 or 0.03%. GMCR closed higher in 3 of the last 10 trading days. The movement today extends the stock’s gain from yesterday. Technical indicators for this stock is slightly bullish. However, major upward momentum in the medium term is unlikely until a breakout to the upside is spotted. GMCR is predicted to find support near $66.44 and resistance near $73.36. The current price of the stock is below both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. It has a 52 week high of $115.98 and a 52 week low of $29.55, with a market capitalization of 10.87B and a PE ratio of 69.46. » Read more..

Lead Laggers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: EXPE, VMED, SRCL, SHLD, DTV, NIHD, APOL, CMCSA, CTXS, BBBY (Oct-28-2011)

NASDAQ Movers to the Downside Today

Expedia, Inc.
Traders are selling off shares of Expedia, Inc. today. At the close of the day EXPE stock price plunged by $1.81 or -6.22%. It set the close at a price of $27.28 per share with unusually high volume, 2.06 times more than usual. EXPE closed lower in 5 of the last 10 trading days. The decline today puts an end to the stock’s 2 days winning streak. The trend is bearish and the stock price could decrease from the current trading range in the near term. Traders should wait for further indicators to confirm this declining trend before placing a bet at this level. EXPE is finding support near $25.53 and resistance near $29.83. Expedia, Inc.’s price to earning ratio is 16.10 and has a current market capitalization of 7.34B. Its 52 week high is $32.89 and 52 week low is $19.61. The current price of the stock is below both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. Expedia, Inc. also has a dividend yield of 1.03% on an annual basis. » Read more..

Exxon Mobil Corporation Posted Third Quarter Result: Beats on Revenue, EPS Came Inline with Estimate

Exxon Mobil Corporation delivered its 3rd quarter 2011 earnings before the bell today. XOM reported sales of $125.30 billion, consensus is expecting $113.56 billion. On the per share basis, it generated an earning per share of $2.13. Broadly speaking, Exxon Mobil Corporation’s earning per share figure came inline with expectation while income beats expectation by roughly 10%. Looks like a nice quarter for XOM. Exxon Mobil Corporation’s revenue increased 31% in the 3rd quarter from $95.30 billion in the same period last year. Compare to last quarter XOM posted $125.47 billion in revenue. The company’s EPS increased by 48% from $1.44 in the same period last year. EPS last quarter was $2.18.

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Dow 30 Biggest Gainers and Losers on October 27th, 2011

Winners Today: AA JPM BAC MMM GE

There is no loser today, every stocks are gainers in the market.

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