Archive for March 30, 2012

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

Winners Today: DIS HPQ MRK PFE TRV

Laggards today: INTC AA AXP

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: RIMM, SIRI, NIHD, GILD, TEVA, BRCM, ESRX, ALXN, CTRP, SYMC (Mar-30-2012)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Research In Motion Limited (USA)
RIMM is ranked in the Nasdaq 100 top gainers today with unusually high volume, 5.22 times more than usual. At the end of the day, it was last traded at a price of $14.70 per share, up $0.97 or 7.06%. However, traders are taking profit from the stock in after hour trading. RIMM is so far down $0.01 or -0.07% in the after market session. RIMM closed positively in 4 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s movement extends the stock’s gain from yesterday. Technical indicators is bullish and the stock price could accelerate higher from the current trading range in the medium term. Traders should wait for further indicators to confirm this uptrend before chasing the stock at this level. RIMM is finding support near $13.22 and resistance near $15.66. The stock is currently trading between its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. It has a 52 week high of $57.32 and a 52 week low of $12.45, with a market capitalization of 7.71B and a PE ratio of 6.62. » Read more..

Lead Laggards in the Nasdaq 100 Today: MU, GMCR, SPLS, SHLD, AAPL, BBBY, SNDK, VOD, PAYX, GOOG (Mar-30-2012)

NASDAQ Movers to the Downside Today

Micron Technology, Inc.
Traders are selling off shares of Micron Technology, Inc. today. At the end of the trading session MU stock price dropped by $0.32 or -3.86%. It ended the day at $8.10 per share with unusually high volume, 1.57 times more than usual. On a positive note, investors are buying back shares in after hour trading. MU is up so far by $0.07 or 0.93% in the after market session. MU declined in 7 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s loss extends the stock’s decline from yesterday. Short term technical indicators is bearish and the stock price could have further downside from the current level in the short term. Traders should wait for further confirmations to this declining trend before buying the stock here. MU is predicted to find support near $7.78 and resistance near $8.7. Micron Technology, Inc.’s PE ratio is 0.00 and has a market capitalization of 8.00B. Its 52 week high is $11.83 and 52 week low is $3.97. The stock is currently trading between its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. » Read more..

TSX 60: RIM.TO, COS.TO in the Spotlight Today (Mar-30-2012)

Blue Chip Stocks Gained in the TSX 60 Today

Research In Motion Limited traded positively today in the market, up $0.94 or 6.87%. RIM closed the market at a price of $14.63 after trading between $13.67 and $14.90. The trading volume is unusually high, 2.47 times more than average with 6,090,000 shares changed hands. Today’s closing figure extends the stock’s gain from yesterday. RIM closed positively in 3 of the last 10 trading days. In the short term, the trend is bullish. Investors should watch the stock closely when it trades nearly the support and resistant levels near $13.17 and $15.63 respectively. Looking at the stock performance within the past 12 months, the stock is extremely oversold at this price level. Bargain hunters may want to accumulate the stock at this price and wait for it to rebound back to the normal level in the coming months. However, be caution that it could stay in oversold territory for a while. The risk is high and taders must have a plan on when to get out or set tight stop loss. Research In Motion Limited is a company in the Information Technology sector, it has a current market capitalization of 7.67B and its price to earning ratio is 3.46. The stock’s 52 week high is at $55.50 and 52 week low is at $12.80. . » Read more..

Dow 30 Biggest Gainers and Losers on March 29th, 2012

Winners Today: AA CAT KO INTC UTX

Laggards today: BAC AXP JPM DIS MRK

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: ILMN, JOYG, EXPE, AMZN, DTV, APOL, INTC, VMED, ALXN, CHKP (Mar-29-2012)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Illumina, Inc.
ILMN traded higher today on unusually high volume, 8.1 times more than usual. At the close of the day, it was trading at a price of $52.40 per share, up $2.52 or 5.05%. ILMN closed positively in 4 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s movement finally put an end to the stock’s 2 days losing streak. Short term technical indicators is bullish and the stock price could accelerate higher from the current level in the medium term. Traders are recommended to wait for further indicators to confirm this up leg before chasing the stock at this level. ILMN is predicted to find support near $51.23 and resistance near $53.23. The stock is currently trading above both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. It has a 52 week high of $79.40 and a 52 week low of $25.57, with a current market cap of 6.41B and a PE ratio of 85.11. » Read more..

Lead Laggards in the Nasdaq 100 Today: WFM, CTRP, NFLX, GMCR, MU, SHLD, PAYX, ERTS, NIHD, NWSA (Mar-29-2012)

NASDAQ Movers to the Downside Today

Whole Foods Market, Inc.
Investors are selling off shares of Whole Foods Market, Inc. today. At market close WFM shares dropped by $2.98 or -3.48%. It closed at $82.61 per share with unusually high volume, 2.56 times more than usual. WFM closed negatively in 5 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s closing figure is a pull back after yesterday’s gain. Short term technical indicators is bearish and the stock price could decrease from the current level in the medium term. Investors are recommended to wait for further indicators to confirm this declining trend before taking a position at this level. WFM should find technical support near $80.88 and resistance near $85.36. Whole Foods Market, Inc.’s price to earning ratio is 39.82 and has a market cap of 15.07B. Its 52 week high is $86.35 and 52 week low is $53.32. The stock is trading above both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. Whole Foods Market, Inc. also has a dividend yield of 0.68% annually. » Read more..

TSX 60: FM.TO, ARX.TO in the Spotlight Today (Mar-29-2012)

Blue Chip Stocks Gained in the TSX 60 Today

First Quantum Minerals Limited is one of the top gainer today, up $0.83 or 4.54%. FM closed the day at $19.10 after flipping between $17.78 and $19.17. The trading volume is unusually high, 1.54 times more than average with 2,730,000 shares changed hands. Today’s gain finally put an end to the stock’s 3 days losing streak. FM gained in 2 of the last 10 trading days. Technical indicators is bearish. Investors should pay attention to the stock when it trades nearly the support and resistant levels near $17.29 and $20.07 respectively. First Quantum Minerals Limited is a company in the Materials sector, it has a current market capitalization of 9.10B and its price to earning ratio is 17.02. First Quantum Minerals Limited also pays a 0.95% dividend to shareholders annually. The stock’s 52 week high is at $29.60 and 52 week low is at $12.60. The current price is 45% away from its 52 week low and 38.28% away from its 52 week high. FM is now trading at $2.93 or 13.84% under its 50 day moving average (at $21.20) and is $1.62 or 8.12% under its 200 day moving average (at $19.89). » Read more..

Dow 30 Biggest Gainers and Losers on March 28th, 2012

Winners Today: BAC AXP KO JPM CSCO

Laggards today: CAT AA UTX DIS INTC

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: NVDA, FLEX, WFM, GOOG, DTV, ESRX, WCRX, CSCO, MU, ROST (Mar-28-2012)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

NVIDIA Corporation
NVDA is one of the market movers to the upside today with unusually high volume, 1.59 times more than usual. At market close, it was trading at a price of $15.16 per share, up $0.34 or 2.29%. NVDA closed higher in 7 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s closing figure adds to the stock’s 3 days winning streak. In the short term, the trend is bullish and the stock price could accelerate higher from the current trading range in the medium term. Traders should wait for further indicators to confirm this uptrend before buying the stock at this level. NVDA is finding support near $14.68 and resistance near $15.6. The current price of the stock is between its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. It has a 52 week high of $20.52 and a 52 week low of $11.47, with a market cap of 9.34B and a price to earning ratio of 16.04. » Read more..