Archive for July 31, 2013

Dow 30 Biggest Gainers and Losers on July 31st, 2013

Winners Today: DIS JPM BAC HD MMM

Laggards today: AXP VZ AA PFE KO

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: SYMC, GRMN, CMCSA, MU, FISV, SHLD, MRVL, CTXS, GMCR, BBRY (Jul-31-2013)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Symantec Corporation
SYMC is ranked in the Nasdaq 100 top gainers today with unusually high volume, 2.77 times more than usual. At the end of the day, it was last traded at a price of $26.68, up $2.33 or 9.57%. The positive environment continues into the after market session. In the after market, SYMC is up another $0.17 or 0.64%. SYMC closed higher in 7 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s closing figure extends the stock’s gain from yesterday. In the short term, the trend is bullish and the stock price could breakout higher 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. SYMC is predicted to find support near $25.1 and resistance near $27.68. It has a 52 week high of $26.89 and a 52 week low of $15.48, with a current market capitalization of 18.62B and a price to earning ratio of 25.22. Symantec Corporation also has a dividend yield of 2.25% annually. » Read more..

Lead Laggards in the Nasdaq 100 Today: ADSK, AMGN, VRTX, DELL, ILMN, PCLN, ATVI, BRCM, LRCX, SBUX (Jul-31-2013)

NASDAQ Movers to the Downside Today

Autodesk, Inc.
Traders are dumping shares of Autodesk, Inc. today. At market close ADSK shares plummeted by $1.19 or -3.25%. It set the close at $35.39 per share with unusually high volume, 1.97 times more than usual. ADSK ended the session negatively in 5 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s drop is a pull back to the stock after yesterday’s gain. In the short term, the trend is bearish and the stock price could decrease from the current trading range in the near term. Traders are recommended to wait for further confirmations to this declining trend before buying the stock here. ADSK is finding support near $33.65 and resistance near $37.55. Autodesk, Inc.’s price to earning ratio is 36.37 and has a current market capitalization of 7.96B. Its 52 week high is $41.42 and 52 week low is $27.70. The stock is trading between its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. » Read more..

TSX 60: VRX.TO, POT.TO in the Spotlight Today (Jul-31-2013)

Blue Chip Stocks Gained in the TSX 60 Today

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Int traded up in the market today, up $1.42 or 1.51%. VRX closed the market at a price of $95.30 per share after flipping between $93.98 and $96.21. The trading volume is average with 506,556 shares exchanged. Today’s closing figure finally put an end to the stock’s 2 days losing streak. VRX gained in 4 of the last 10 trading days. Short term technical indicators is bullish. Investors should pay close attention to the stock when it trades between the short term support and resistant levels near $92.93 and $97.39 respectively. Based on the stock price over the past year, the stock is trading within an overbought territory.Trader should wait for a pull back if they want to own the stock. Those already own the stock should start taking profit from here on. Valeant Pharmaceuticals Int is a company in the Health Care sector, it has a current market cap of 29.08B and its PE ratio is 0.00. The stock’s 52 week high is at $99.49 and 52 week low is at $46.08. The current price of the stock is 103.73% away from its 52 week low and 5.64% away from its 52 week high. VRX is now trading at $1.88 or 2.04% ahead of its 50 day moving average (at $92.00) and is $15.52 or 19.8% ahead of its 200 day moving average (at $78.36). » Read more..

Dow 30 Biggest Gainers and Losers on July 30th, 2013

Winners Today: CSCO MSFT INTC MCD UTX

Laggards today: VZ T DIS JPM MRK

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: ALXN, MRVL, CTRP, EXPE, NWSA, VRTX, FAST, FSLR, STX, ERTS (Jul-30-2013)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
ALXN is ranked in the Nasdaq 100 top gainers today with unusually high volume, 2.69 times more than usual. At the end of the day, it was last traded at $117.08 per share, up $7.03 or 6.39%. ALXN closed higher in 6 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s movement is a rebound to the stock after yesterday’s sell off. Technical indicators is bullish and the stock price could increase from the current level in the medium term. Traders should wait for further indicators to confirm this up leg before placing a bet here. ALXN is predicted to find support near $103.34 and resistance near $128.34. The stock is trading above both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. It has a 52 week high of $125.65 and a 52 week low of $81.82, with a current market capitalization of 22.84B and a PE ratio of 66.72. » Read more..

Lead Laggards in the Nasdaq 100 Today: ESRX, NIHD, CMCSA, SNDK, SIRI, ISRG, AMZN, MAT, TEVA, DTV (Jul-30-2013)

NASDAQ Movers to the Downside Today

Express Scripts, Inc.
Traders are getting rid of their shares of Express Scripts, Inc. today. At the end of the trading session ESRX stock price plummeted by $1.99 or -2.97%. It set the close at a price of $64.94 with unusually high volume, 2.44 times more than usual. ESRX ended the session negatively in 4 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s drop 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 level in the short term. Investors are recommended to wait for further indicators to confirm this declining trend before placing a bet here. ESRX is finding support near $62.97 and resistance near $67.49. Express Scripts, Inc.’s price to earning ratio is 38.43 and has a current market cap of 54.49B. Its 52 week high is $67.66 and 52 week low is $49.79. The stock is currently trading above both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. » Read more..

TSX 60: IMO.TO, POT.TO in the Spotlight Today (Jul-30-2013)

Blue Chip Stocks Gained in the TSX 60 Today

Imperial Oil Limited fueled some of the TSX 60 gain today in the market, up $0.74 or 1.71%. IMO closed the market at $44.06 after flipping between $43.22 and $44.30. The volume is above average, 1.32 times more than average with 764,686 shares changed hands. The movement today extends the stock’s gain from yesterday. IMO closed higher in 4 of the last 10 trading sessions. The trend for this stock is bullish. Investors should pay close attention to the stock when it trades between the short term support and resistant levels near $43.42 and $44.5 respectively. Imperial Oil Limited is a company in the Energy sector, it has a current market cap of 37.35B and its PE ratio is 10.56. Imperial Oil Limited also pays a 1.09% dividend to shareholders annually. The stock’s 52 week high is at $48.32 and 52 week low is at $38.58. . » Read more..

Dow 30 Biggest Gainers and Losers on July 29th, 2013

Winners Today: CAT VZ T PFE JNJ

Laggards today: BAC HPQ CVX KO XOM

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: ATVI, ISRG, CTXS, MRVL, AAPL, SHLD, BIDU, WCRX, APOL, FLEX (Jul-29-2013)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Activision Blizzard, Inc.
ATVI is ranked in the Nasdaq 100 top gainers today with unusually high volume, 2.82 times more than usual. At the close of the day, it was trading at a price of $18.27 per share, up $0.81 or 4.64%. The optimism continues into the after market session. In the after market, ATVI is up another $0.01 or 0.05%. ATVI ended the session positively in 6 of the last 10 trading days. The movement today extends the stock’s gain from yesterday. In the short term, the trend is bullish and the stock price could breakout higher from the current trading range in the short term. Traders are recommended to wait for further indicators to confirm this upward movement before taking a position here. ATVI is finding support near $17 and resistance near $19.02. 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 $18.39 and a 52 week low of $10.45, with a market capitalization of 20.42B and a PE ratio of 17.09. Activision Blizzard, Inc. also has a dividend yield of 1.04% on an annual basis. » Read more..