Archive for July 31, 2012

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

Winners Today: PFE T BAC KFT CSCO

Laggards today: HD CAT DIS BA AXP

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: FSLR, AAPL, SYMC, MU, NVDA, EXPE, CMCSA, QCOM, ALTR, DTV (Jul-31-2012)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

First Solar, Inc.
FSLR is ranked in the Nasdaq 100 top gainers today with above average volume, 1.36 times more than usual. At the close of the market, it was last traded at $15.54 per share, up $1.33 or 9.36%. However, investors are taking profit from the stock in after hour trading. FSLR is so far down $0.09 or -0.58% in the after market session. FSLR gained in 4 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s movement is a rebound after yesterday’s dip. The trend is bullish and the stock price could breakout higher from the current trading range in the medium term. Investors are recommended to wait for further indicators to confirm this upward movement before buying the stock at this level. FSLR should find technical support near $13.88 and resistance near $16.42. 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 $123.86 and a 52 week low of $11.43, with a current market cap of 1.35B and a price to earning ratio of 0.00. » Read more..

Lead Laggards in the Nasdaq 100 Today: SBUX, PCLN, FISV, VRTX, EBAY, BBBY, HSIC, XRAY, VRSN, GILD (Jul-31-2012)

NASDAQ Movers to the Downside Today

Starbucks Corporation
Investors are getting rid of their shares of Starbucks Corporation today. At market close SBUX shares plummeted by $1.6 or -3.41%. It set the close at $45.28 per share with unusually high volume, 2.09 times more than usual. On the positive side, traders are buying back shares in after hour trading. SBUX is up so far by $0.02 or 0.04% in the after market session. SBUX declined in 7 of the last 10 trading days. The decline today adds to the stock’s 2 days losing streak. Short term technical indicators is bearish and the stock price could accelerate lower from the current level in the near term. Traders are recommended to wait for further confirmations to this declining trend before stepping in here. SBUX is finding support near $43.88 and resistance near $47.7. Starbucks Corporation’s price to earning ratio is 25.25 and has a market capitalization of 34.34B. Its 52 week high is $62.00 and 52 week low is $33.72. The stock is trading below both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. Starbucks Corporation also has a dividend yield of 1.50% on an annual basis. » Read more..

TSX 60: IMN.TO, YLO.TO in the Spotlight Today (Jul-31-2012)

Blue Chip Stocks Gained in the TSX 60 Today

Inmet Mining Corporation helped the TSX 60 gain ground in the market today, up $1.81 or 4.75%. IMN closed at $39.89 after fluctuating between $39.50 and $40.89. The trading volume is average with 329,451 shares changed hands. Today’s movement is a rebound after yesterday’s sell off. IMN ended the session positively in 4 of the last 10 trading days. Technical indicators is bullish. Investors should watch the stock closely when it trades nearly the short term support and resistant levels near $38.7 and $41.48 respectively. Looking at the stock performance within the past 52 weeks, the chart shows the stock is trading within oversold territory. Bargain hunters with patience could buy into the stock at this level. However, be caution there is a chance that it could move lower. Inmet Mining Corporation is a company in the Materials sector, it has a current market cap of 2.77B and its price to earning ratio is 9.09. Inmet Mining Corporation also pays a 0.50% dividend to shareholders on an annual basis. The stock’s 52 week high is at $70.34 and 52 week low is at $37.01. IMN is now trading at $2.18 or 5.4% under its 50 day moving average (at $40.26) and is $14.75 or 27.92% below its 200 day moving average (at $52.83). » Read more..

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

Winners Today: KO CSCO UTX TRV WMT

Laggards today: JPM HPQ MRK INTC BA

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: EXPE, SPLS, AAPL, MCHP, STX, SIRI, VRTX, CSCO, GMCR, EBAY (Jul-30-2012)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Expedia, Inc.
EXPE is one of the market movers to the upside today with above average volume, 1.33 times more than usual. At the close of the market, it was last traded at $56.12, up $1.22 or 2.22%. However, investors are taking profit from the stock in after hour trading. EXPE is so far down $0.76 or -1.35% in the after market session. EXPE gained in 5 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s movement adds to the stock’s 2 days winning streak. In the short term, the trend is bullish and the stock price could increase from the current level in the medium term. Traders should wait for further indicators to confirm this up leg before placing a bet here. EXPE should find technical support near $53.81 and resistance near $57.83. 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 $65.78 and a 52 week low of $27.28, with a current market capitalization of 7.62B and a price to earning ratio of 22.18. Expedia, Inc. also has a dividend yield of 0.93% on an annual basis. » Read more..

Lead Laggards in the Nasdaq 100 Today: CTRP, CTXS, APOL, ALXN, CHKP, NIHD, SHLD, SNDK, SYMC, ADBE (Jul-30-2012)

NASDAQ Movers to the Downside Today

Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (ADR)
Investors are selling off shares of Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (ADR) today. At the end of the day CTRP shares plunged by $0.85 or -6.32%. It set the close at a price of $12.60 with unusually high volume, 1.71 times more than usual. CTRP sinks to a new 52 week low in today’s trading session at $12.36, dips below its previous record low of $12.90 last seen on July 25th, 2012. CTRP ended the session negatively in 6 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s movement extends the stock’s decline from yesterday. Short term technical indicators is bearish and the stock price could decrease from the current level in the near term. Traders are recommended to wait for further confirmations to this downtrend before taking a position here. CTRP is finding support near $11.69 and resistance near $13.95. Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (ADR)’s PE ratio is 12.10 and has a current market cap of 1.81B. Its 52 week high is $47.00 and 52 week low is $12.36. The current price of the stock is below both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. » Read more..

TSX 60: YLO.TO, IMN.TO in the Spotlight Today (Jul-30-2012)

Blue Chip Stocks Gained in the TSX 60 Today

Yellow Media Inc is one of the top gainer in the market today, up $0.01 or 7.14%. YLO closed at $0.08 per share after fluctuating between $0.07 and $0.08. The trading volume is above average with 3,070,000 shares exchanged. Today’s movement extends the stock’s gain from yesterday. YLO gained in 2 of the last 10 trading days. Short term technical indicators is bullish. Investors should watch the stock when it trades around the short term support and resistant levels near $0.07 and $0.09 respectively. From the stock price over the past one year, the chart shows the stock is extremely oversold at this price range. Value investors may want to accumulate the stock at this price and wait for it to rebound in the coming months. However, be careful that it could go lower. The risk is high and taders must have a plan on when to get out or set tight stop loss. Yellow Media Inc is a company in the Consumer Discretionary sector, it has a market capitalization of 39.03M and its price to earning ratio is 0.00. The stock’s 52 week high is at $2.19 and 52 week low is at $0.03. YLO is now trading at $6.09 or 99.43% below its 50 day moving average (at $6.12). » Read more..

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

Winners Today: MRK CAT AA HPQ JPM

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

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: EXPE, PCLN, AMZN, GILD, VRSN, RIMM, AMGN, PCAR, MU, CTXS (Jul-27-2012)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Expedia, Inc.
EXPE traded higher today on unusually high volume, 5.02 times more than usual. At market close, it was trading at a price of $54.90 per share, up $9.19 or 20.11%. However, traders are pulling back from the stock in after hour trading. EXPE is so far down $0.2 or -0.36% in the after market session. EXPE gained in 5 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s movement extends the stock’s gain from yesterday. The trend is bullish and the stock price could accelerate higher from the current trading range in the short term. Traders should wait for further indicators to confirm this upward movement before taking a position here. EXPE should find technical support near $50.91 and resistance near $60.39. The stock is trading above both of 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 current market cap of 6.98B and a PE ratio of 22.78. Expedia, Inc. also has a dividend yield of 0.66% on an annual basis. » Read more..