Archive for April 30, 2012

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

Winners Today: MRK KFT CSCO T TRV

Laggards today: CAT BAC PG GE JPM

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: WCRX, EXPE, STX, CERN, AMZN, SIRI, RIMM, GMCR, CHRW, QGEN (Apr-30-2012)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Warner Chilcott Plc
WCRX is ranked in the Nasdaq 100 top gainers today with unusually high volume, 7.92 times more than usual. At the close of the day, it was last traded at a price of $21.81 per share, up $3.02 or 16.07%. However, investors are taking profit from the stock in after hour trading. WCRX is so far down $0.37 or -1.70% in the after market session. WCRX gained in 8 of the last 10 trading days. The movement today adds to the stock’s 5 days winning streak. In the short term, the trend is bullish and the stock price could breakout higher from the current trading range in the short term. Traders should wait for further indicators to confirm this up leg before buying the stock at this level. WCRX is finding support near $20.04 and resistance near $24.16. The current price of the stock is above both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. It has a 52 week high of $25.92 and a 52 week low of $12.90, with a current market cap of 5.44B and a price to earning ratio of 32.26. » Read more..

Lead Laggards in the Nasdaq 100 Today: NFLX, AAPL, SPLS, FLIR, AKAM, PCAR, MYL, GOOG, FFIV, APOL (Apr-30-2012)

NASDAQ Movers to the Downside Today

Netflix, Inc.
Traders are selling off shares of Netflix, Inc. today. At the close of the market NFLX shares dropped by $3.6 or -4.30%. It ended the day at $80.14 with above average volume, 1.36 times more than usual. On a positive note, investors are coming back to the stock in after hour trading. NFLX is up so far by $0.08 or 0.10% in the after market session. NFLX closed negatively in 8 of the last 10 trading days. The decline today adds to the stock’s 6 days losing streak. Short term technical indicators is bearish and the stock price could have further downside from the current trading range in the medium term. Investors are recommended to wait for further indicators to confirm this downtrend before placing a bet at this level. NFLX is predicted to find support near $77.81 and resistance near $84.03. Netflix, Inc.’s PE ratio is 26.91 and has a market cap of 4.45B. Its 52 week high is $304.79 and 52 week low is $62.37. The stock is trading below both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. » Read more..

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

Blue Chip Stocks Gained in the TSX 60 Today

Suncor Energy Inc. traded up today, up $0.99 or 3.13%. SU closed at $32.63 per share after flipping between $31.60 and $32.78. The trading volume is average with 4,360,000 shares changed hands. Today’s gain adds to the stock’s 5 days winning streak. SU closed positively in 8 of the last 10 trading days. In the short term, the trend is bullish. Investors should pay attention to the stock when it trades around the short term support and resistant levels near $31.16 and $33.52 respectively. Suncor Energy Inc. is a company in the Energy sector, it has a market capitalization of 50.96B and its PE ratio is 12.02. Suncor Energy Inc. also pays a 1.35% dividend to shareholders on an annual basis. The stock’s 52 week high is at $44.56 and 52 week low is at $23.97. » Read more..

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

Winners Today: CSCO INTC

Laggards today: MSFT

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: EXPE, AMZN, MXIM, WCRX, CERN, PCLN, SHLD, ORLY, VRTX, BBBY (Apr-27-2012)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Expedia, Inc.
EXPE is one of the market movers to the upside today with unusually high volume, 7.02 times more than usual. At the end of the day, it was trading at $40.31, up $7.68 or 23.54%. The bullishness continues into the after market session. During after hours, EXPE is up another $0.28 or 0.69%. EXPE closed higher in 6 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s gain adds to the stock’s 3 days winning streak. The trend is bullish and the stock price could breakout higher from the current level in the medium term. Traders are recommended to wait for further indicators to confirm this up leg before buying the stock at this level. EXPE is predicted to find support near $36.77 and resistance near $44.77. The stock is trading between its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. It has a 52 week high of $65.78 and a 52 week low of $27.28, with a market capitalization of 5.24B and a price to earning ratio of 16.73. Expedia, Inc. also has a dividend yield of 0.89% annually. » Read more..

Lead Laggards in the Nasdaq 100 Today: SBUX, KLAC, STX, ERTS, MRVL, FLIR, NIHD, GMCR, NFLX, ADSK (Apr-27-2012)

NASDAQ Movers to the Downside Today

Starbucks Corporation
Investors are selling shares of Starbucks Corporation today. At the close of the market SBUX stock price dropped by $3.23 or -5.32%. It set the close at a price of $57.43 per share with unusually high volume, 3.18 times more than usual. The negative environment continues into the after market session. During after hours, SBUX is down another $0.11 or -0.19%. SBUX closed lower in 5 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s closing figure puts an end to the stock’s 2 days winning streak. Technical indicators is bearish and the stock price could have further downside from the current trading range in the near term. Investors should wait for further confirmations to this downtrend before stepping in at this level. SBUX is predicted to find support near $55.44 and resistance near $59.5. Starbucks Corporation’s PE ratio is 33.27 and has a current market cap of 43.27B. Its 52 week high is $62.00 and 52 week low is $33.72. The stock is trading above both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. Starbucks Corporation also has a dividend yield of 1.18% on an annual basis. » Read more..

TSX 60: AEM.TO, YLO.TO in the Spotlight Today (Apr-27-2012)

Blue Chip Stocks Gained in the TSX 60 Today

Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited helped the TSX 60 gain ground in the market today, up $3.4 or 9.64%. AEM closed the market at a price of $38.66 per share after fluctuating between $37.33 and $39.24. The volume is unusually high, 1.91 times more than average with 1,610,000 shares changed hands. Today’s closing figure adds to the stock’s 3 days winning streak. AEM closed positively in 5 of the last 10 trading days. Technical indicators is bullish. Investors should watch the stock closely when it trades between the support and resistant levels near $36.5 and $40.32 respectively. Looking at the stock performance within the last 12 months, analysis shows the stock is slightly oversold. The stock could go both ways from the current price level. It could move lower and follow by a buy back from value investor or trader in the next few months. Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited is a company in the Materials sector, it has a current market cap of 6.61B and its PE ratio is 0.00. Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited also pays a 2.06% dividend to shareholders annually. The stock’s 52 week high is at $72.51 and 52 week low is at $31.50. The current price is 11.94% away from its 52 week low and 51.37% away from its 52 week high. AEM is now trading at $1.77 or 5.28% above its 50 day moving average (at $33.49) and is $4.1 or 10.41% below its 200 day moving average (at $39.36). » Read more..

Dow 30 Biggest Gainers and Losers on April 26th, 2012

Winners Today: WMT CVX T UTX VZ

Laggards today: XOM MSFT BA DD HD

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: CTXS, XLNX, ORLY, ERTS, GMCR, WYNN, KLAC, RIMM, GRMN, ALTR (Apr-26-2012)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Citrix Systems, Inc.
CTXS traded higher today on unusually high volume, 4.28 times more than usual. At the close of the day, it was last traded at a price of $86.76, up $9.59 or 12.43%. However, investors are taking profit from the stock in after hour trading. CTXS is so far down $0.25 or -0.29% in the after market session. CTXS ended the session positively in 7 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s closing figure extends the stock’s gain from yesterday. In the short term, the trend is bullish and the stock price could accelerate higher from the current level in the short term. Traders are recommended to wait for further indicators to confirm this uptrend before taking a position here. CTXS should find technical support near $80.93 and resistance near $90.91. The stock is trading above both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. It has a 52 week high of $88.49 and a 52 week low of $50.21, with a current market capitalization of 16.10B and a price to earning ratio of 46.29. » Read more..