Archive for August 30, 2013

Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: SHLD, VOD, MRVL, STX, WFM, ISRG, NIHD, ORCL, SIAL, COST (Aug-30-2013)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Sears Holdings Corporation
SHLD is one of the market movers to the upside today with above average volume, 1.5 times more than usual. At market close, it was trading at $44.24, up $2.68 or 6.45%. However, investors are pulling back from the stock in after hour trading. SHLD is so far down $0.29 or -0.66% in the after market session. SHLD ended the session positively in 5 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s gain adds to the stock’s 3 days winning streak. Short term technical indicators is bullish and the stock price could increase from the current trading range in the short term. Traders should wait for further indicators to confirm this up leg before chasing the stock at this level. SHLD should find technical support near $39.87 and resistance near $46.73. The current price of the stock is between its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. It has a 52 week high of $68.77 and a 52 week low of $38.40, with a current market capitalization of 4.71B and a PE ratio of 0.00. » Read more..

Lead Laggards in the Nasdaq 100 Today: ERTS, BIDU, GMCR, VRTX, ATVI, FSLR, EBAY, CTRP, CELG, QGEN (Aug-30-2013)

NASDAQ Movers to the Downside Today

Electronic Arts Inc.
Investors are getting rid of their shares of Electronic Arts Inc. today. At market close ERTS stock price dropped by $0.93 or -3.37%. It ended the day at a price of $26.64 per share with below average volume. ERTS closed negatively in 4 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s loss puts an end to the stock’s 2 days winning streak. The trend for this stock is bearish but the stock price is likely to be range bounded between the current trading range in the short term. ERTS should find technical support near $26.4 and resistance near $27.04. Be careful there could be a pull back or buy back when the stock reaches these prices. Electronic Arts Inc.’s PE ratio is 68.35 and has a current market cap of 8.17B. Its 52 week high is $28.13 and 52 week low is $11.80. » Read more..

TSX 60: FM.TO, ABX.TO in the Spotlight Today (Aug-30-2013)

Blue Chip Stocks Gained in the TSX 60 Today

First Quantum Minerals Limited is one of the top gainer in the market today, up $0.59 or 3.49%. FM ended the day at a price of $17.49 per share after fluctuating between $17.00 and $17.79. The volume is average with 2,060,000 shares exchanged. The movement today finally put an end to the stock’s 3 days losing streak. FM ended the session positively in 3 of the last 10 trading sessions. Technical indicators is bearish. Investors should watch the stock when it trades between the support and resistant levels near $16.64 and $18.22 respectively. First Quantum Minerals Limited is a company in the Materials sector, it has a market cap of 10.33B and its PE ratio is 17.07. First Quantum Minerals Limited also pays a 0.99% dividend to shareholders annually. The stock’s 52 week high is at $24.90 and 52 week low is at $14.22. The current price of the stock is 18.85% away from its 52 week low and 32.13% away from its 52 week high. FM is now trading at $0.36 or 2.11% below its 50 day moving average (at $17.26) and is $1.06 or 5.92% under its 200 day moving average (at $17.96). » Read more..

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

Winners Today: VZ BA MSFT PG UTX

Laggards today: XOM AA CVX INTC KO

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: VOD, GRMN, ALTR, WCRX, CELG, MU, GMCR, ATVI, BIIB, WFM (Aug-29-2013)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Vodafone Group Plc (ADR)
VOD traded higher today on unusually high volume, 10.84 times more than usual. At the close of the day, it was trading at $31.80, up $2.39 or 8.13%. However, investors are taking profit from the stock in after hour trading. VOD is so far down $0.02 or -0.06% in the after market session. VOD ended the session positively in 3 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s closing figure 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 short term. Investors should wait for further indicators to confirm this up leg before taking a position here. VOD should find technical support near $29.52 and resistance near $33.14. 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 $32.00 and a 52 week low of $24.42, with a current market cap of 155.56B and a PE ratio of 242.14. Vodafone Group Plc (ADR) also has a dividend yield of 4.97% annually. » Read more..

Lead Laggards in the Nasdaq 100 Today: STX, NIHD, INTC, MAT, ISRG, DLTR, INFY, SPLS, EXPD, BBBY (Aug-29-2013)

NASDAQ Movers to the Downside Today

Seagate Technology PLC
Investors are selling shares of Seagate Technology PLC today. At the close of the market STX stock price plunged by $0.78 or -2.01%. It ended the day at $38.09 per share with unusually high volume, 1.74 times more than usual. The negative environment continues into the after market session. In the after market, STX is down another $0.09 or -0.24%. STX closed lower in 5 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s drop is a sell off to the stock after yesterday’s gain. Technical indicators is bearish and the stock price could accelerate lower from the current level in the medium term. Traders are recommended to wait for further confirmations to this downtrend before buying on the dip here. STX is predicted to find support near $36.5 and resistance near $39.42. Seagate Technology PLC’s price to earning ratio is 7.92 and has a market capitalization of 13.59B. Its 52 week high is $47.82 and 52 week low is $24.90. The stock is trading below both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. Seagate Technology PLC also has a dividend yield of 3.99% on an annual basis. » Read more..

TSX 60: RCI.B.TO, FM.TO in the Spotlight Today (Aug-29-2013)

Blue Chip Stocks Gained in the TSX 60 Today

Rogers Communications Inc. traded higher in the market today, up $1.23 or 3.02%. RCI.B closed at a price of $42.01 after trading between $41.65 and $42.84. The trading volume is above average, 1.37 times more than average with 1,520,000 shares changed hands. The movement today finally put an end to the stock’s 3 days losing streak. RCI.B closed positively in 3 of the last 10 trading sessions. Short term technical indicators is bullish. Traders should watch the stock closely when it trades between the short term support and resistant levels near $40.98 and $43.36 respectively. Rogers Communications Inc. is a company in the Telecommunication Services sector, it has a market capitalization of 21.62B and its price to earning ratio is 11.57. Rogers Communications Inc. also pays a 4.14% dividend to shareholders on an annual basis. The stock’s 52 week high is at $52.75 and 52 week low is at $39.10. RCI.B is now trading at $0.58 or 1.4% under its 50 day moving average (at $41.36). » Read more..

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

Winners Today: HPQ CVX XOM MCD HD

Laggards today: PG VZ MSFT WMT T

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: GMCR, GILD, BIDU, BBRY, NFLX, CTSH, SNDK, ALXN, MRVL, CELG (Aug-28-2013)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc.
GMCR is one of the market movers to the upside today with above average volume, 1.24 times more than usual. At the close of the day, it was last traded at a price of $86.66 per share, up $2.71 or 3.23%. The bullish movement continues into the after market session. During after hours, GMCR is up another $0.32 or 0.37%. GMCR ended the session positively in 6 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s movement is a rebound to the stock after yesterday’s dip. 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 should wait for further indicators to confirm this upward movement before buying the stock at this level. GMCR is predicted to find support near $81.24 and resistance near $90.98. The stock is trading above both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. It has a 52 week high of $88.63 and a 52 week low of $21.33, with a current market cap of 13.06B and a price to earning ratio of 29.72. » Read more..

Lead Laggards in the Nasdaq 100 Today: JOYG, COST, WFM, MSFT, LINTA, AMAT, CERN, QGEN, VRSN, GRMN (Aug-28-2013)

NASDAQ Movers to the Downside Today

Joy Global Inc.
Traders are dumping shares of Joy Global Inc. today. At the end of the trading session JOYG shares plunged by $2.42 or -4.72%. It set the close at a price of $48.89 per share with unusually high volume, 4.76 times more than usual. The bearish movement continues into the after market session. In the after market, JOYG is down another $0.29 or -0.59%. JOYG declined in 5 of the last 10 trading days. The decline today extends the stock’s decline from yesterday. The trend is bearish and the stock price could accelerate lower from the current level in the medium term. Investors are recommended to wait for further confirmations to this downward movement before taking a position here. JOYG should find technical support near $46.74 and resistance near $51.56. Joy Global Inc.’s PE ratio is 7.17 and has a market capitalization of 5.20B. Its 52 week high is $69.19 and 52 week low is $47.83. Joy Global Inc. also has a dividend yield of 1.43% annually. » Read more..