Archive for November 30, 2012

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

Winners Today: WMT HD HPQ JNJ PFE

Laggards today: MSFT CAT DD MRK IBM

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: ILMN, COST, VMED, ADBE, MAT, ORLY, CHKP, INTU, EBAY, XLNX (Nov-30-2012)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Illumina, Inc.
ILMN traded higher today on unusually high volume, 1.76 times more than usual. At the close of the day, it was last traded at a price of $53.71, up $1.47 or 2.81%. ILMN gained in 7 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s closing figure extends the stock’s gain from yesterday. Technical indicators is bullish and the stock price could accelerate higher from the current level in the short term. Investors should wait for further indicators to confirm this up leg before placing a bet here. ILMN is predicted to find support near $51.34 and resistance near $54.94. The stock is trading above both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. It has a 52 week high of $55.39 and a 52 week low of $25.65, with a current market capitalization of 6.63B and a price to earning ratio of 77.84. » Read more..

Lead Laggards in the Nasdaq 100 Today: VRSN, BIDU, SHLD, CTXS, APOL, SNDK, ERTS, CTRP, MSFT, ADSK (Nov-30-2012)

NASDAQ Movers to the Downside Today

Verisign, Inc.
Investors are selling shares of Verisign, Inc. today. At the end of the trading session VRSN shares dropped by $5.19 or -13.19%. It ended the day at a price of $34.15 per share with unusually high volume, 10.23 times more than usual. The negative environment continues into the after market session. In the after market, VRSN is down another $0.03 or -0.09%. VRSN closed negatively in 7 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s movement extends the stock’s decline from yesterday. Technical indicators is bearish and the stock price could accelerate lower from the current level in the near term. Traders should wait for further confirmations to this declining trend before taking a position here. VRSN is finding support near $31.96 and resistance near $35.84. Verisign, Inc.’s PE ratio is 21.72 and has a market cap of 5.30B. Its 52 week high is $50.15 and 52 week low is $32.56. The current price of the stock is below both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. » Read more..

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

Blue Chip Stocks Gained in the TSX 60 Today

Nexen Inc. traded positively in the market today, up $1.13 or 4.86%. NXY closed the day at $24.39 per share after trading between $23.35 and $24.43. The volume is unusually low, only 21 percent of its average volume with 1,970,000 shares changed hands. Today’s closing figure finally put an end to the stock’s 9 days losing streak. NXY gained in 1 of the last 10 trading days. Short term technical indicators is bearish. Traders should watch the stock closely when it trades between the support and resistant levels near $22.98 and $25.14 respectively. Looking at the stock price over the past 52 weeks, analysis shows the stock is slightly overbought. The stock could go both up or down from here. It could move higher and then a pull back in the next little while. Nexen Inc. is a company in the Energy sector, it has a current market cap of 12.93B and its price to earning ratio is 34.34. Nexen Inc. also pays a 0.82% dividend to shareholders on an annual basis. The stock’s 52 week high is at $26.21 and 52 week low is at $13.63. NXY is now trading at $1.24 or 5.08% below its 50 day moving average (at $24.50) and is $1.18 or 5.35% above its 200 day moving average (at $22.08). » Read more..

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

Winners Today: CAT HPQ KO DIS VZ

Laggards today: INTC MSFT HD MMM IBM

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: RIMM, BIDU, FAST, INFY, CTXS, MU, CTSH, SYMC, ESRX, ILMN (Nov-29-2012)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Research In Motion Limited (USA)
RIMM is one of the market movers to the upside today with unusually high volume, 2.92 times more than usual. At the end of the day, it was last traded at $11.54 per share, up $0.44 or 3.96%. RIMM gained in 9 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s movement extends the stock’s gain from yesterday. Short term technical indicators is bullish and the stock price could increase from the current trading range in the short term. Investors are recommended to wait for further indicators to confirm this uptrend before buying the stock at this level. RIMM should find technical support near $10.81 and resistance near $12.67. The stock is trading above both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. It has a 52 week high of $18.77 and a 52 week low of $6.22, with a market capitalization of 6.05B and a PE ratio of 0.00. » Read more..

Lead Laggards in the Nasdaq 100 Today: SHLD, INTC, NVDA, VRSN, BBBY, STX, SNDK, MSFT, SPLS, GMCR (Nov-29-2012)

NASDAQ Movers to the Downside Today

Sears Holdings Corporation
Traders are selling off shares of Sears Holdings Corporation today. At market close SHLD shares dropped by $1.38 or -3.10%. It set the close at a price of $43.10 per share with above average volume, 1.48 times more than usual. SHLD ended the session negatively in 6 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s closing figure adds to the stock’s 3 days losing streak. Short term technical indicators is bearish and the stock price could have further downside from the current level in the short term. Investors are recommended to wait for further indicators to confirm this downward movement before taking a position here. SHLD should find technical support near $41.93 and resistance near $45.19. Sears Holdings Corporation’s PE ratio is 0.00 and has a current market cap of 4.50B. Its 52 week high is $85.90 and 52 week low is $28.89. The stock is trading below both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. » Read more..

TSX 60: IMN.TO, YRI.TO in the Spotlight Today (Nov-29-2012)

Blue Chip Stocks Gained in the TSX 60 Today

Inmet Mining Corporation moved the index higher today, up $3.5 or 5.65%. IMN closed at a price of $65.50 per share after flipping between $64.15 and $65.59. The trading volume is unusually high, 226.21 times more than average with 4,030,000 shares changed hands. Today’s movement extends the stock’s gain from yesterday. IMN closed higher in 5 of the last 10 trading days. Short term technical indicators is bullish. Traders should pay attention to the stock when it trades nearly the short term support and resistant levels near $63.64 and $66.52 respectively. Based on the stock price over the past year, the stock is slightly overbought. The stock could go both up or down from the current price. It could go deeper into the overbought territory and follow by a bit of profit taking in the next little while. Inmet Mining Corporation is a company in the Materials sector, it has a current market capitalization of 4.54B and its price to earning ratio is 13.16. Inmet Mining Corporation also pays a 0.31% dividend to shareholders on an annual basis. The stock’s 52 week high is at $70.05 and 52 week low is at $36.47. The current price of the stock is 67.52% away from its 52 week low and 11.86% away from its 52 week high. IMN is now trading at $9.67 or 18.48% ahead of its 50 day moving average (at $52.33) and is $16.12 or 35.13% ahead of its 200 day moving average (at $45.88). » Read more..

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

Winners Today: HPQ CVX AXP PFE MRK

Laggards today: CSCO BA DD

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: GMCR, COST, AKAM, ADSK, FSLR, RIMM, PCLN, WYNN, MRVL, ALTR (Nov-28-2012)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc.
GMCR is ranked in the Nasdaq 100 top gainers today with unusually high volume, 6.57 times more than usual. At the end of the day, it was last traded at $36.86, up $7.91 or 27.32%. However, traders are taking profit from the stock in after hour trading. GMCR is so far down $0.04 or -0.11% in the after market session. GMCR gained in 6 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 increase from the current trading range in the medium term. Traders should wait for further indicators to confirm this up leg before buying the stock at this level. GMCR is predicted to find support near $33.3 and resistance near $39.26. The stock is trading above both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. It has a 52 week high of $71.15 and a 52 week low of $17.11, with a current market capitalization of 5.73B and a price to earning ratio of 16.97. » Read more..