Archive for January 31, 2012

Dow 30 Biggest Gainers and Losers on January 31st, 2012

Winners Today: AXP UTX BAC JPM CSCO

Laggards today: XOM MRK AA INTC CAT

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Suncor Energy Inc. Q4 2011 EPS Beats Expectation

Suncor Energy Inc. reports 4th quarter 2011 results after the market closed at 10 P.M. EST today. SU posted net income of $1.43 billion, compared to $1.29 billion from the same quarter last year.  On the per share basis, Suncor reported $0.91 per common share vs the consensus estimates of $0.85.  It is a beat on the street expectations. The earning per share number is above estimate by 0.06 cents. It has been a strong quarter for Suncor, higher oil price during the quarter had definitely helped to generate these record earnings. Suncor Energy Inc.’s EPS increased by 11% from $0.82 in the same period last year. EPS last quarter was $1.14. » Read more..

Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: VRTX, MAT, ERTS, SIRI, ALXN, BMC, GRMN, AMAT, ILMN, FLEX (Jan-31-2012)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
VRTX is one of the market movers to the upside today with unusually high volume, 3.98 times more than usual. At the end of the day, it was last traded at a price of $36.95 per share, up $2.21 or 6.36%. The positive environment continues into the after market session. In the after market, VRTX is up another $0.34 or 0.92%. VRTX ended the session positively in 4 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s closing figure is a rebound to the stock after yesterday’s sell off. In the short term, the trend is bullish and the stock price could increase from the current trading range in the medium term. Investors should wait for further indicators to confirm this upward movement before chasing the stock at this level. VRTX is predicted to find support near $32.9 and resistance near $40.64. The stock is trading between its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. It has a 52 week high of $58.87 and a 52 week low of $26.50, with a market cap of 7.71B and a PE ratio of 0.00. » Read more..

Lead Laggards in the Nasdaq 100 Today: SHLD, NFLX, SPLS, FSLR, CTRP, BIDU, RIMM, JOYG, APOL, NWSA (Jan-31-2012)

NASDAQ Movers to the Downside Today

Sears Holdings Corporation
Investors are dumping shares of Sears Holdings Corporation today. At the end of the day SHLD stock price plunged by $1.89 or -4.29%. It set the close at a price of $42.14 with below average volume, only 52 percent of its usual volume. SHLD closed lower in 6 of the last 10 trading days. The decline today adds to the stock’s 6 days losing streak. Technical indicators for this stock is bearish but the stock price is likely to be capped to the current trading range in the near term. SHLD is predicted to find support near $40.5 and resistance near $44.41. Watch out for a pull back or buy back when the stock hits these levels. Sears Holdings Corporation’s PE ratio is 0.00 and has a current market capitalization of 4.50B. Its 52 week high is $94.79 and 52 week low is $28.89. The current price of the stock is between its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. » Read more..

TSX 60: BBD.B.TO, RIM.TO in the Spotlight Today (Jan-31-2012)

Blue Chip Stocks Gained in the TSX 60 Today

Bombardier, Inc. traded higher today, up $0.15 or 3.34%. BBD.B closed the day at a price of $4.64 after trading between $4.56 and $4.67. The volume is average with 7,270,000 shares exchanged. The movement today extends the stock’s gain from yesterday. BBD.B ended the session positively in 5 of the last 10 trading days. Technical indicators for this stock is bullish. Traders should watch the stock closely when it trades around the support and resistant levels near $4.58 and $4.69 respectively. Bombardier, Inc. is a company in the Industrials sector, it has a current market cap of 8.00B and its price to earning ratio is 8.83. Bombardier, Inc. also pays a 2.19% dividend to shareholders annually. The stock’s 52 week high is at $7.29 and 52 week low is at $3.42. BBD.B is now trading at $0.36 or 8.84% above its 50 day moving average (at $4.13) and is $0.09 or 1.96% above its 200 day moving average (at $4.40). » Read more..

Dow 30 Biggest Gainers and Losers on January 30th, 2012

Winners Today: MSFT IBM VZ WMT MRK

Laggards today: BAC PG AXP AA CAT

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: VRSN, MU, QCOM, DELL, NFLX, SBUX, RIMM, MSFT, AAPL, DTV (Jan-30-2012)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Verisign, Inc.
VRSN traded higher today on above average volume, 1.44 times more than usual. At the close of the market, it was last traded at $37.11, up $0.79 or 2.18%. VRSN gained in 6 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s closing figure extends the stock’s gain from yesterday. Short term technical indicators is bullish and the stock price could increase from the current level in the short term. Investors should wait for further indicators to confirm this uptrend before placing a bet here. VRSN is predicted to find support near $35.15 and resistance near $38.15. The stock is trading above both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. It has a 52 week high of $37.73 and a 52 week low of $27.00, with a market cap of 5.92B and a PE ratio of 44.13. » Read more..

Lead Laggards in the Nasdaq 100 Today: CTRP, SPLS, FSLR, VRTX, WYNN, KLAC, APOL, BBBY, ADSK, URBN (Jan-30-2012)

NASDAQ Movers to the Downside Today

Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (ADR)
Traders are getting rid of their shares of Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (ADR) today. At the end of the day CTRP shares plummeted by $1.56 or -5.68%. It set the close at $25.92 per share with below average volume. CTRP closed lower in 4 of the last 10 trading days. The movement today is a sell off to the stock after yesterday’s gain. The trend for this stock is bearish but the stock price is likely to be range bounded between the current trading range in the near term. CTRP should find technical support near $25.43 and resistance near $26.84. Watch out for a pull back or buy back when the stock trades at these levels. Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (ADR)’s price to earning ratio is 22.25 and has a market capitalization of 3.72B. Its 52 week high is $50.57 and 52 week low is $22.02. The stock is trading between its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. » Read more..

TSX 60: ARX.TO, FM.TO in the Spotlight Today (Jan-30-2012)

Blue Chip Stocks Gained in the TSX 60 Today

ARC Resources Ltd is one of the top gainer in the market today, up $0.45 or 1.88%. ARX closed the market at a price of $24.36 after trading between $23.72 and $24.49. The trading volume is below average, only 54 percent of its average volume with 589,554 shares exchanged. The movement today extends the stock’s gain from yesterday. ARX ended the session positively in 6 of the last 10 trading days. The trend is bullish. Traders should pay attention to the stock when it trades around the short term support and resistant levels near $23.42 and $24.96 respectively. ARC Resources Ltd is a company in the Energy sector, it has a current market cap of 7.01B and its PE ratio is 27.49. ARC Resources Ltd also pays a 4.93% dividend to shareholders annually. The stock’s 52 week high is at $28.67 and 52 week low is at $19.40. » Read more..

Dow 30 Biggest Gainers and Losers on January 27th, 2012

Winners Today: AA UTX

Laggards today: CVX CSCO TRV XOM BA

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