Archive for March 28, 2013

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

Winners Today: IBM HPQ TRV MMM UTX

Laggards today: CVX JPM BAC BA

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: BIIB, EBAY, CTSH, QGEN, GILD, AMGN, CELG, INFY, CERN, ALTR (Mar-28-2013)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Biogen Idec Inc.
BIIB is ranked in the Nasdaq 100 top gainers today with unusually high volume, 3.13 times more than usual. At the close of the market, it was last traded at $192.62, up $9.94 or 5.44%. The optimism continues into the after market session. In the after market, BIIB is up another $0.19 or 0.10%. BIIB closed positively in 6 of the last 10 trading days. The movement today adds to the stock’s 2 days winning streak. Short term technical indicators is bullish and the stock price could accelerate higher from the current trading range in the medium term. Traders are recommended to wait for further indicators to confirm this uptrend before placing a bet here. BIIB is predicted to find support near $184.07 and resistance near $197.19. The stock is trading above both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. It has a 52 week high of $192.92 and a 52 week low of $124.23, with a current market capitalization of 45.57B and a price to earning ratio of 33.45. » Read more..

Lead Laggards in the Nasdaq 100 Today: CTRP, AAPL, ALXN, FSLR, EXPE, SHLD, BBBY, DTV, GOOG, URBN (Mar-28-2013)

NASDAQ Movers to the Downside Today

Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (ADR)
Traders are selling off shares of Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (ADR) today. At the close of the day CTRP stock price plunged by $0.77 or -3.48%. It closed at a price of $21.38 with above average volume. CTRP closed negatively in 3 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s closing figure puts an end to the stock’s 2 days winning streak. The trend is bullish and the stock price could increase from the current trading range in the near term. Traders should wait for further indicators to confirm this up leg before taking a position here. CTRP is finding support near $20.71 and resistance near $22.47. Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (ADR)’s PE ratio is 26.80 and has a current market cap of 2.97B. Its 52 week high is $24.86 and 52 week low is $12.36. The current price of the stock is above both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. » Read more..

TSX 60: CP.TO, CCO.TO in the Spotlight Today (Mar-28-2013)

Blue Chip Stocks Gained in the TSX 60 Today

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited fueled some of the TSX 60 gain today, up $3.48 or 2.70%. CP closed the market at $132.54 after trading between $129.06 and $132.92. The volume is unusually high, 1.8 times more than average with 837,637 shares changed hands. It reaches a new 52-week high in today’s trading session at $132.92, beating its previous 52-week high of $132.00 last recorded on March 20th, 2013. The movement today is a rebound after yesterday’s sell off. CP closed positively in 4 of the last 10 trading sessions. Technical indicators is bullish. Traders should pay close attention to the stock when it trades around the short term support and resistant levels near $127.65 and $135.37 respectively. Based on the stock price within the past 12 months, it is extremely overbought at this price range. Trader should be caution when buying the stock at the current price. Those holding the stock should consider take profit here and wait for it to go lower before getting in again. Canadian Pacific Railway Limited is a company in the Industrials sector, it has a market cap of 23.13B and its PE ratio is 47.32. Canadian Pacific Railway Limited also pays a 1.06% dividend to shareholders on an annual basis. The stock’s 52 week high is at $132.92 and 52 week low is at $71.61. » Read more..

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

Winners Today: AA MSFT JNJ MCD INTC

Laggards today: JPM KO VZ MMM IBM

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: GILD, BIIB, ALXN, BIDU, STX, CTRP, JOYG, AMZN, CHKP, AMGN (Mar-27-2013)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Gilead Sciences, Inc.
GILD is one of the market movers to the upside today with unusually high volume, 1.99 times more than usual. At the end of the day, it was trading at a price of $47.72 per share, up $1.96 or 4.28%. The optimism continues into the after market session. In the after market, GILD is up another $0.12 or 0.25%. GILD closed positively in 5 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 chasing the stock at this level. GILD is finding support near $45.25 and resistance near $49.07. 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 $47.83 and a 52 week low of $22.67, with a market cap of 72.31B and a PE ratio of 35.14. » Read more..

Lead Laggards in the Nasdaq 100 Today: NIHD, APOL, AAPL, EXPE, VOD, ISRG, TEVA, ALTR, GOOG, LINTA (Mar-27-2013)

NASDAQ Movers to the Downside Today

NII Holdings, Inc.
Investors are selling off shares of NII Holdings, Inc. today. At the end of the trading session NIHD stock price plunged by $0.1 or -2.27%. It closed at a price of $4.31 with below average volume. NIHD sets a new 52 week low in today’s trading session at $4.26, dips below its previous record low of $4.36 last seen on March 25th, 2013. NIHD ended the session negatively in 5 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 decrease from the current trading range in the short term. Investors are recommended to wait for further confirmations to this downward movement before buying on the dip at this level. NIHD is finding support near $4.17 and resistance near $4.49. NII Holdings, Inc.’s PE ratio is 0.00 and has a current market capitalization of 1.91B. Its 52 week high is $19.63 and 52 week low is $4.26. The stock is currently trading below both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. » Read more..

TSX 60: ELD.TO, FM.TO in the Spotlight Today (Mar-27-2013)

Blue Chip Stocks Gained in the TSX 60 Today

Eldorado Gold Corporation traded higher in the market today, up $0.27 or 2.83%. ELD ended the day at $9.81 after flipping between $9.46 and $9.81. The volume is below average with 1,750,000 shares changed hands. It sinks to a new 52 week low today at $9.46, dips below its previous 52-week low of $9.58 set on February 20th, 2013. Today’s gain finally put an end to the stock’s 2 days losing streak. ELD gained in 5 of the last 10 trading days. Technical indicators for this stock is bearish. Traders should pay close attention to the stock when it trades between the support and resistant levels near $9.58 and $9.93 respectively. From the stock performance over the past 52 weeks, analysis shows the stock is extremely oversold at this price level. Long term investors may want to accumulate the stock at this price and wait for it to rebound back to the normal level 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. Eldorado Gold Corporation is a company in the Materials sector, it has a market cap of 7.01B and its PE ratio is 21.87. Eldorado Gold Corporation also pays a 1.43% dividend to shareholders annually. The stock’s 52 week high is at $15.78 and 52 week low is at $9.46. » Read more..

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

Winners Today: INTC HPQ BA AXP MRK

Laggards today: BAC GE DD UTX WMT

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: NFLX, STX, INTC, DLTR, WYNN, MRVL, DTV, AKAM, VMED, AMGN (Mar-26-2013)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Netflix, Inc.
NFLX is one of the market movers to the upside today with unusually high volume, 1.62 times more than usual. At the end of the day, it was last traded at a price of $190.61, up $9.82 or 5.43%. However, investors are pulling back from the stock in after hour trading. NFLX is so far down $0.01 or -0.01% in the after market session. NFLX closed positively in 4 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s movement is a rebound after yesterday’s sell off. Technical indicators is bullish and the stock price could accelerate higher from the current level in the medium term. Investors are recommended to wait for further indicators to confirm this upward movement before buying the stock at this level. NFLX should find technical support near $179.91 and resistance near $197.99. It has a 52 week high of $197.62 and a 52 week low of $52.81, with a current market cap of 10.67B and a price to earning ratio of 657.96. » Read more..