Archive for October 31, 2012

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

Winners Today: HD BAC JPM MSFT CAT

Laggards today: PFE DIS HPQ DD INTC

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: NFLX, NIHD, RIMM, ERTS, FAST, CTRP, FLEX, APOL, INFY, WYNN (Oct-31-2012)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Netflix, Inc.
NFLX is one of the market movers to the upside today with unusually high volume, 2.44 times more than usual. At the end of the day, it was last traded at a price of $79.24 per share, up $9.66 or 13.88%. However, investors are taking profit from the stock in after hour trading. NFLX is so far down $1.45 or -1.83% in the after market session. NFLX gained in 7 of the last 10 trading days. The movement today adds to the stock’s 2 days winning streak. The trend is bullish and the stock price could breakout higher 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. NFLX is finding support near $57.18 and resistance near $95.98. It has a 52 week high of $133.43 and a 52 week low of $52.81, with a market capitalization of 4.40B and a PE ratio of 100.29. » Read more..

Lead Laggards in the Nasdaq 100 Today: BIDU, SHLD, VRSN, ALXN, NTAP, BIIB, VRTX, GRMN, EBAY, CELG (Oct-31-2012)

NASDAQ Movers to the Downside Today

Baidu.com, Inc. (ADR)
Traders are selling shares of Baidu.com, Inc. (ADR) today. At the end of the trading session BIDU shares plunged by $7.11 or -6.25%. It ended the day at a price of $106.73 with unusually high volume, 2.19 times more than usual. The negative environment continues into the after market session. During after hours, BIDU is down another $0.03 or -0.03%. BIDU closed negatively in 5 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s movement extends the stock’s decline from yesterday. The trend is bearish and the stock price could accelerate lower from the current trading range in the near term. Investors should wait for further confirmations to this downward movement before placing a bet at this level. BIDU is finding support near $103.63 and resistance near $112.05. Baidu.com, Inc. (ADR)’s price to earning ratio is 27.12 and has a current market capitalization of 37.29B. Its 52 week high is $154.15 and 52 week low is $99.71. » Read more..

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

Blue Chip Stocks Gained in the TSX 60 Today

Yellow Media Inc helped the TSX 60 gain ground today, up $0.01 or 14.29%. YLO closed the day at a price of $0.08 after fluctuating between $0.07 and $0.08. The volume is unusually high, 16.56 times more than average with 937,652 shares changed hands. Today’s closing figure extends the stock’s gain from yesterday. YLO closed higher in 3 of the last 10 trading days. Technical indicators is bullish. Traders should pay close attention to the stock when it trades between the short term support and resistant levels near $0.07 and $0.09 respectively. Looking at the stock performance over the last year, the stock is slightly oversold. The stock could go both up or down 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. Yellow Media Inc is a company in the Consumer Discretionary sector, it has a current market cap of 41.63M and its price to earning ratio is 0.00. The stock’s 52 week high is at $0.45 and 52 week low is at $0.02. » Read more..

TSX 60: YRI.TO, TLM.TO in the Spotlight Today (Oct-30-2012)

Blue Chip Stocks Gained in the TSX 60 Today

Yamana Gold Inc. moved the index higher today in the market, up $0.72 or 3.84%. YRI closed at a price of $19.48 after fluctuating between $18.56 and $19.52. The volume is unusually low, only 47 percent of its average volume with 2,600,000 shares exchanged. Today’s movement extends the stock’s gain from yesterday. YRI closed higher in 6 of the last 10 trading days. Technical indicators is bullish. Traders should pay close attention to the stock when it trades between the support and resistant levels near $18.23 and $20.15 respectively. Based on the stock performance over the last one year, the chart shows the stock is extremely overbought at this price level. Trader should set tight stops when buying the stock at the current price. Those owns the stock should take profit here and wait for it to go lower before getting in again. Yamana Gold Inc. is a company in the Materials sector, it has a market cap of 14.54B and its PE ratio is 34.75. Yamana Gold Inc. also pays a 1.31% dividend to shareholders on an annual basis. The stock’s 52 week high is at $19.82 and 52 week low is at $12.68. YRI is now trading at $0.71 or 3.91% above its 50 day moving average (at $18.05). » Read more..

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

Blue Chip Stocks Gained in the TSX 60 Today

Yellow Media Inc traded up today in the market, up $0.01 or 7.69%. YLO closed at a price of $0.07 per share after flipping between $0.06 and $0.08. The trading volume is unusually high, 27.09 times more than average with 1,610,000 shares exchanged. The movement today is a rebound to the stock after yesterday’s dip. YLO closed positively in 2 of the last 10 trading days. In the short term, the trend is bullish. Traders should watch the stock closely when it trades around the short term support and resistant levels near $0.05 and $0.09 respectively. Looking at the stock price over the last year, analysis shows the stock is trading within oversold territory. Bargain hunters with patience could accumulate the stock at this level. However, be careful there is a chance that it could move lower. Yellow Media Inc is a company in the Consumer Discretionary sector, it has a market capitalization of 36.43M and its price to earning ratio is 0.00. The stock’s 52 week high is at $0.45 and 52 week low is at $0.02. » Read more..

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

Winners Today: INTC UTX MSFT VZ IBM

Laggards today: BAC JPM AA PG TRV

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: EXPE, NFLX, CERN, AMZN, SHLD, MXIM, PCLN, NIHD, CMCSA, JOYG (Oct-26-2012)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Expedia, Inc.
EXPE traded higher today on unusually high volume, 4.92 times more than usual. At market close, it was trading at $59.06 per share, up $7.81 or 15.24%. However, traders are taking profit from the stock in after hour trading. EXPE is so far down $0.01 or -0.02% in the after market session. EXPE closed positively in 4 of the last 10 trading days. The movement today finally put an end to the stock’s 2 days losing streak. The trend is bullish and the stock price could breakout higher from the current level in the short term. Traders should wait for further indicators to confirm this uptrend before chasing the stock at this level. EXPE should find technical support near $54.38 and resistance near $62.34. The stock is trading above both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. It has a 52 week high of $60.29 and a 52 week low of $27.28, with a current market capitalization of 8.02B and a PE ratio of 23.34. Expedia, Inc. also has a dividend yield of 0.88% on an annual basis. » Read more..

Lead Laggards in the Nasdaq 100 Today: VRSN, CA, MU, ERTS, ATVI, FLEX, CHKP, CTSH, WCRX, INFY (Oct-26-2012)

NASDAQ Movers to the Downside Today

Verisign, Inc.
Investors are selling shares of Verisign, Inc. today. At the end of the trading session VRSN stock price dropped by $7.21 or -15.47%. It set the close at a price of $39.39 with unusually high volume, 13.31 times more than usual. The bearish movement continues into the after market session. During after hours, VRSN is down another $0.02 or -0.05%. VRSN declined in 5 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s loss adds to the stock’s 2 days losing streak. The trend is bearish and the stock price could accelerate lower from the current level in the near term. Investors are recommended to wait for further confirmations to this declining trend before buying the stock at this level. VRSN should find technical support near $35.92 and resistance near $42.06. Verisign, Inc.’s PE ratio is 26.91 and has a current market capitalization of 6.16B. Its 52 week high is $50.15 and 52 week low is $30.79. The stock is trading below both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. » Read more..

TSX 60: TA.TO, IMN.TO in the Spotlight Today (Oct-26-2012)

Blue Chip Stocks Gained in the TSX 60 Today

TransAlta Corporation moved the index higher today, up $0.49 or 3.22%. TA closed at $15.71 per share after fluctuating between $15.17 and $15.80. The trading volume is unusually high, 11.54 times more than average with 843,889 shares exchanged. The movement today extends the stock’s gain from yesterday. TA gained in 4 of the last 10 trading days. Technical indicators is bullish. Investors should pay close attention to the stock when it trades around the support and resistant levels near $14.93 and $16.19 respectively. Looking at the stock price over the past 52 weeks, the chart shows the stock is slightly oversold. The stock could go both ways from the current price range. It could go deeper into the oversold territory and then a rebound in the next few months. TransAlta Corporation is a company in the Utilities sector, it has a current market capitalization of 3.61B and its price to earning ratio is 0.00. TransAlta Corporation also pays a 7.38% dividend to shareholders on an annual basis. The stock’s 52 week high is at $22.99 and 52 week low is at $13.92. The current price of the stock is 7.88% away from its 52 week low and 34.12% away from its 52 week high. TA is now trading at $1.75 or 10.39% below its 50 day moving average (at $16.81) and is $2.99 or 16.57% below its 200 day moving average (at $18.05). » Read more..