Archive for February 28, 2013

Dow 30 Biggest Gainers and Losers on February 28th, 2013

Winners Today: HPQ DD KO HD CVX

Laggards today: WMT IBM PG JPM GE

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: MYL, ESRX, MU, ILMN, CELG, GMCR, NFLX, EXPD, LINTA, BIDU (Feb-28-2013)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Mylan Inc.
MYL is one of the market movers to the upside today with unusually high volume, 2.84 times more than usual. At market close, it was last traded at $29.61, up $1.04 or 3.64%. The bullish movement continues into the after market session. In the after market, MYL is up another $0.17 or 0.57%. MYL ended the session positively in 6 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s movement extends the stock’s gain from yesterday. Technical indicators is bullish and the stock price could increase from the current trading range in the short term. Traders are recommended to wait for further indicators to confirm this uptrend before placing a bet here. MYL should find technical support near $28.68 and resistance near $30.94. The stock is currently trading above both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. It has a 52 week high of $30.47 and a 52 week low of $20.21, with a market cap of 12.07B and a price to earning ratio of 20.57. » Read more..

Lead Laggards in the Nasdaq 100 Today: NIHD, ISRG, SHLD, FSLR, ERTS, MRVL, CTRP, NTAP, APOL, ORCL (Feb-28-2013)

NASDAQ Movers to the Downside Today

NII Holdings, Inc.
Investors are dumping shares of NII Holdings, Inc. today. At the end of the trading session NIHD stock price plummeted by $0.62 or -11.40%. It ended the day at a price of $4.82 with unusually high volume, 2.12 times more than usual. On a positive note, traders are buying back shares in after hour trading. NIHD is up so far by $0.01 or 0.21% in the after market session. NIHD declined in 7 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s loss is a sell off to the stock after yesterday’s gain. Short term technical indicators is bearish and the stock price could decrease from the current level in the short term. Investors should wait for further indicators to confirm this declining trend before stepping in at this level. NIHD is predicted to find support near $4.49 and resistance near $5.37. NII Holdings, Inc.’s price to earning ratio is 0.00 and has a current market cap of 2.13B. Its 52 week high is $19.63 and 52 week low is $4.75. The current price of the stock is below both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. » Read more..

TSX 60: BB.TO, IMG.TO in the Spotlight Today (Feb-28-2013)

Blue Chip Stocks Gained in the TSX 60 Today

Blackberry traded positively today, up $0.4 or 2.95%. BB ended the day at $13.98 per share after flipping between $13.30 and $14.20. The volume is below average, only 56 percent of its average volume with 5,410,000 shares changed hands. Today’s movement extends the stock’s gain from yesterday. BB closed higher in 4 of the last 10 trading sessions. The trend for this stock is bearish. Traders should pay close attention to the stock when it trades nearly the support and resistant levels near $13.45 and $14.35 respectively. Blackberry is a company in the Information Technology sector, it has a current market capitalization of 7.33B and its PE ratio is 0.00. The stock’s 52 week high is at $18.49 and 52 week low is at $6.10. » Read more..

Dow 30 Biggest Gainers and Losers on February 27th, 2013

Winners Today: JPM CAT BA INTC BAC

Laggards today: HPQ

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: DLTR, VRTX, JOYG, SHLD, SYMC, EXPD, GMCR, MU, CHRW, FAST (Feb-27-2013)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Dollar Tree, Inc.
DLTR is one of the market movers to the upside today with unusually high volume, 3.03 times more than usual. At market close, it was trading at a price of $45.39 per share, up $4.31 or 10.49%. However, investors are taking profit from the stock in after hour trading. DLTR is so far down $0.12 or -0.26% in the after market session. DLTR 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 breakout higher from the current trading range in the medium term. Investors should wait for further indicators to confirm this uptrend before placing a bet here. DLTR should find technical support near $41.99 and resistance near $48.41. The stock is currently trading above both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. It has a 52 week high of $56.81 and a 52 week low of $37.12, with a market capitalization of 10.31B and a PE ratio of 18.26. » Read more..

Lead Laggards in the Nasdaq 100 Today: FSLR, FFIV, ADSK, AAPL, APOL, ALTR, BIDU, TEVA, WCRX, LINTA (Feb-27-2013)

NASDAQ Movers to the Downside Today

First Solar, Inc.
Traders are dumping shares of First Solar, Inc. today. At market close FSLR shares plunged by $4.32 or -13.78%. It closed at $27.04 per share with unusually high volume, 4.63 times more than usual. The negative environment continues into the after market session. In the after market, FSLR is down another $0.19 or -0.70%. FSLR closed lower in 7 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s decline adds to the stock’s 5 days losing streak. In the short term, the trend is bearish and the stock price could have further downside from the current level in the near term. Investors are recommended to wait for further confirmations to this downtrend before taking a position here. FSLR is predicted to find support near $24.76 and resistance near $28.52. First Solar, Inc.’s price to earning ratio is 0.00 and has a current market cap of 2.35B. Its 52 week high is $37.18 and 52 week low is $11.43. The current price of the stock is between its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. » Read more..

TSX 60: HSE.TO, IMG.TO in the Spotlight Today (Feb-27-2013)

Blue Chip Stocks Gained in the TSX 60 Today

Husky Energy Inc. fueled some of the TSX 60 gain today in the market, up $1.07 or 3.52%. HSE closed the market at a price of $31.50 per share after trading between $30.40 and $31.94. The volume is unusually high, 1.93 times more than average with 1,810,000 shares changed hands. Today’s gain finally put an end to the stock’s 2 days losing streak. HSE ended the session positively in 4 of the last 10 trading days. In the short term, the trend is bullish. Investors should watch the stock when it trades nearly the support and resistant levels near $29.74 and $32.82 respectively. From the stock price over the past one year, the chart shows the stock is trading within an overbought territory.Investor should wait for it to go lower if they want to own the stock. Those already own the stock should start taking profit from here on. Husky Energy Inc. is a company in the Energy sector, it has a market cap of 30.95B and its price to earning ratio is 15.34. Husky Energy Inc. also pays a 3.81% dividend to shareholders annually. The stock’s 52 week high is at $32.34 and 52 week low is at $22.04. HSE is now trading at $0.41 or 1.32% below its 50 day moving average (at $30.84) and is $2.14 or 7.56% above its 200 day moving average (at $28.29). » Read more..

Dow 30 Biggest Gainers and Losers on February 26th, 2013

Winners Today: HD HPQ INTC CVX DD

Laggards today: CSCO MRK JPM AXP AA

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: GMCR, AMAT, ALTR, NFLX, SNDK, CERN, BIDU, LRCX, MRVL, INTC (Feb-26-2013)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc.
GMCR is ranked in the Nasdaq 100 top gainers today with below average volume. At the close of the day, it was trading at $45.40 per share, up $1.39 or 3.16%. However, traders are taking profit from the stock in after hour trading. GMCR is so far down $0.1 or -0.22% in the after market session. GMCR closed higher in 6 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s movement finally put an end to the stock’s 2 days losing streak. In the short term, the trend for this stock is bearish but the stock price is likely to be capped to the current trading range in the medium term. GMCR is predicted to find support near $43.72 and resistance near $46.36. Be careful there could be a pull back or buy back when the stock hits these support and resistance. 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 $69.46 and a 52 week low of $17.11, with a market capitalization of 6.76B and a PE ratio of 19.49. » Read more..