Archive for August 31, 2012

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

Winners Today: INTC AXP MSFT AA CVX

Laggards today: MRK T

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: JOYG, ERTS, ALTR, INTC, LRCX, NIHD, ADSK, EBAY, FLEX, AMAT (Aug-31-2012)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Joy Global Inc.
JOYG is one of the market movers to the upside today with average volume. At market close, it was last traded at a price of $53.38 per share, up $1.41 or 2.71%. JOYG ended the session positively in 3 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s movement is a rebound to the stock after yesterday’s sell off. Technical indicators is bearish and the stock price could decrease from the current trading range in the short term. Traders should wait for further indicators to confirm this downward movement before taking a position here. JOYG should find technical support near $51 and resistance near $54.9. It has a 52 week high of $96.00 and a 52 week low of $47.69, with a current market cap of 5.65B and a PE ratio of 7.61. Joy Global Inc. also has a dividend yield of 1.31% annually. » Read more..

Lead Laggards in the Nasdaq 100 Today: CTRP, NFLX, QGEN, DELL, URBN, COST, STX, ADBE, DTV, BIDU (Aug-31-2012)

NASDAQ Movers to the Downside Today

Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (ADR)
Investors are dumping shares of Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (ADR) today. At the end of the trading session CTRP shares plunged by $0.44 or -2.66%. It set the close at a price of $16.13 with average volume. CTRP closed lower in 3 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s loss extends the stock’s decline from yesterday. Short term technical indicators for this stock is bearish but the stock price is likely to stay around the current trading range in the medium term. CTRP is predicted to find support near $15.76 and resistance near $16.73. Look for a pull back or buy back when the stock reaches these prices. Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (ADR)’s price to earning ratio is 17.86 and has a market capitalization of 2.32B. Its 52 week high is $41.71 and 52 week low is $12.36. The current price of the stock is between its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. » Read more..

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

Blue Chip Stocks Gained in the TSX 60 Today

Yellow Media Inc traded up in the market today, up $0.01 or 18.18%. YLO closed the market at $0.07 per share after fluctuating between $0.05 and $0.06. The trading volume is below average with 2,650,000 shares changed hands. The movement today extends the stock’s gain from yesterday. YLO ended the session positively in 2 of the last 10 trading days. The trend is bullish. Traders should pay close attention to the stock when it trades around the short term support and resistant levels near $0.05 and $0.07 respectively. Based on the stock price over the past 52 weeks, it is extremely oversold at this price range. Long term investors may want to accumulate the stock at this price and wait for it to trade higher in the coming months. However, be caution that it could move 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 cap of 33.83M and its price to earning ratio is 0.00. The stock’s 52 week high is at $0.92 and 52 week low is at $0.03. » Read more..

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

Winners Today: MRK PG

Laggards today: CAT INTC CSCO UTX DIS

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Lead Laggards in the Nasdaq 100 Today: FSLR, SHLD, CTRP, NFLX, FFIV, JOYG, STX, CHKP, GMCR, RIMM (Aug-30-2012)

NASDAQ Movers to the Downside Today

First Solar, Inc.
Traders are dumping shares of First Solar, Inc. today. At market close FSLR stock price plummeted by $4.53 or -18.71%. It ended the day at a price of $19.67 per share with unusually high volume, 3.54 times more than usual. The negative environment continues into the after market session. During after hours, FSLR is down another $0.04 or -0.21%. FSLR ended the session negatively in 3 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s loss extends the stock’s decline from yesterday. In the short term, the trend is bearish and the stock price could have further downside from the current trading range in the short term. Traders should wait for further confirmations to this downward movement before placing a bet here. FSLR is predicted to find support near $17.09 and resistance near $24.79. First Solar, Inc.’s PE ratio is 0.00 and has a current market capitalization of 1.71B. Its 52 week high is $103.00 and 52 week low is $11.43. The stock is currently trading between its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. » Read more..

TSX 60: YLO.TO, TCK.B.TO in the Spotlight Today (Aug-30-2012)

Blue Chip Stocks Gained in the TSX 60 Today

Yellow Media Inc traded positively today, up $0.01 or 10.00%. YLO closed at a price of $0.06 per share after trading between $0.05 and $0.05. The volume is unusually low, only 44 percent of its average volume with 1,430,000 shares exchanged. Today’s closing figure is a rebound after yesterday’s dip. YLO ended the session positively in 2 of the last 10 trading sessions. Short term technical indicators is bearish. Traders should watch the stock when it trades around the support and resistant levels near $0.05 and $0.05 respectively. From the stock performance within the last 12 months, it is extremely oversold. Value investors may want to accumulate the stock around this price and wait for it to rebound in the coming months. However, be careful that it could move 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 28.62M and its price to earning ratio is 0.00. The stock’s 52 week high is at $0.92 and 52 week low is at $0.03. » Read more..

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

Winners Today: DIS MCD HD MRK BAC

Laggards today: KO INTC UTX CVX KFT

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: WCRX, SHLD, JOYG, CERN, PCLN, SPLS, URBN, MRVL, LIFE, FLEX (Aug-29-2012)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Warner Chilcott Plc
WCRX is one of the market movers to the upside today with above average volume, 1.43 times more than usual. At the close of the market, it was trading at a price of $13.50, up $0.60 or 4.65%. WCRX reached its 52-week low but successfully kept itself from going below that level. WCRX ended the session 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 bearish and the stock price could have further downside from the current level in the medium term. Traders should wait for further indicators to confirm this downward movement before selling the stock at this level. WCRX is finding support near $12.64 and resistance near $14.02. 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 $23.28 and a 52 week low of $12.90, with a market capitalization of 3.38B and a PE ratio of 11.71. » Read more..

Lead Laggards in the Nasdaq 100 Today: BIDU, FSLR, RIMM, VRTX, INTC, NIHD, ADSK, ALXN, INFY, ORLY (Aug-29-2012)

NASDAQ Movers to the Downside Today

Baidu.com, Inc. (ADR)
Investors are getting rid of their shares of Baidu.com, Inc. (ADR) today. At market close BIDU shares plummeted by $7.52 or -6.24%. It set the close at $113.10 with unusually high volume, 1.73 times more than usual. On the positive side, traders are coming back to the stock in after hour trading. BIDU is up so far by $0.30 or 0.27% in the after market session. BIDU closed lower in 5 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s decline puts an end to the stock’s 3 days winning streak. Technical indicators is bearish and the stock price could have further downside from the current level in the near term. Investors should wait for further confirmations to this declining trend before buying the stock at this level. BIDU is predicted to find support near $109.27 and resistance near $120.69. Baidu.com, Inc. (ADR)’s PE ratio is 29.26 and has a current market cap of 39.52B. Its 52 week high is $154.15 and 52 week low is $99.71. The current price of the stock is below both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. » Read more..