Archive for January 31, 2014

Dow 30 Biggest Gainers and Losers on January 31st, 2014

Winners Today: CAT MMM

Laggards today: CVX AA XOM AXP BAC

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: WYNN, GOOG, NIHD, MSFT, GMCR, YHOO, BRCM, CTXS, ERTS, QCOM (Jan-31-2014)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Wynn Resorts, Limited
WYNN is ranked in the Nasdaq 100 top gainers today with unusually high volume, 3.16 times more than usual. At the close of the market, it was last traded at $217.42 per share, up $15.91 or 7.90%. However, investors are taking profit from the stock in after hour trading. WYNN is so far down $1.13 or -0.52% in the after market session. WYNN closed higher in 4 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 increase from the current trading range in the short term. Investors should wait for further indicators to confirm this up leg before buying the stock at this level. WYNN is finding support near $198.28 and resistance near $229.48. The stock is trading above both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. It has a 52 week high of $219.91 and a 52 week low of $113.39, with a market cap of 21.99B and a price to earning ratio of 35.20. Wynn Resorts, Limited also has a dividend yield of 1.84% on an annual basis. » Read more..

Lead Laggards in the Nasdaq 100 Today: MAT, AMZN, SYMC, VRTX, BBRY, FLIR, BIDU, FFIV, PCAR, CHKP (Jan-31-2014)

NASDAQ Movers to the Downside Today

Mattel, Inc.
Traders are selling shares of Mattel, Inc. today. At the end of the trading session MAT shares plummeted by $5.17 or -12.02%. It closed at a price of $37.84 with unusually high volume, 6.7 times more than usual. On the positive side, investors are coming back to the stock in after hour trading. MAT is up so far by $0.10 or 0.26% in the after market session. MAT declined in 6 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s drop is a sell off to the stock after yesterday’s gain. The trend is bearish and the stock price could have further downside from the current level in the short term. Traders are recommended to wait for further indicators to confirm this downward movement before buying the stock at this level. MAT is finding support near $35.9 and resistance near $40.42. Mattel, Inc.’s price to earning ratio is 15.81 and has a market capitalization of 12.81B. Its 52 week high is $48.48 and 52 week low is $36.75. The stock is currently trading below both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. Mattel, Inc. also has a dividend yield of 3.81% on an annual basis. » Read more..

TSX 60: G.TO, CCO.TO in the Spotlight Today (Jan-31-2014)

Blue Chip Stocks Gained in the TSX 60 Today

Goldcorp Inc. traded higher today, up $0.86 or 3.19%. G closed the day at $27.79 per share after fluctuating between $27.32 and $27.88. The volume is unusually high, 1.62 times more than average with 4,850,000 shares exchanged. The movement today is a rebound to the stock after yesterday’s dip. G closed higher in 6 of the last 10 trading sessions. In the short term, the trend is bullish. Traders should pay close attention to the stock when it trades nearly the short term support and resistant levels near $27.1 and $28.22 respectively. Goldcorp Inc. is a company in the Materials sector, it has a current market cap of 22.57B and its PE ratio is 0.00. Goldcorp Inc. also pays a 2.36% dividend to shareholders on an annual basis. The stock’s 52 week high is at $36.50 and 52 week low is at $21.87. The current price of the stock is 23.14% away from its 52 week low and 26.22% away from its 52 week high. G is now trading at $2.65 or 10.91% above its 50 day moving average (at $24.28) and is $0.44 or 1.66% ahead of its 200 day moving average (at $26.49). » Read more..

Dow 30 Biggest Gainers and Losers on January 30th, 2014

Winners Today: CAT DIS MRK PFE CSCO

Laggards today: BA MMM XOM PG AA

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: ALXN, FLEX, NIHD, AMZN, VRTX, BIIB, CERN, WYNN, ADSK, FSLR (Jan-30-2014)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
ALXN is one of the market movers to the upside today with unusually high volume, 5.09 times more than usual. At the close of the market, it was trading at $162.00 per share, up $28.27 or 21.14%. However, investors are taking profit from the stock in after hour trading. ALXN is so far down $1.25 or -0.77% in the after market session. ALXN closed higher in 5 of the last 10 trading days. The movement today adds to the stock’s 2 days winning streak. The trend is bullish and the stock price could breakout higher from the current trading range in the medium term. Traders should wait for further indicators to confirm this up leg before chasing the stock at this level. ALXN should find technical support near $146.01 and resistance near $177.97. 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 $169.98 and a 52 week low of $81.82, with a market capitalization of 31.76B and a PE ratio of 91.73. » Read more..

Lead Laggards in the Nasdaq 100 Today: CTXS, SYMC, CELG, BBRY, QGEN, STX, JOYG, BBBY, VOD, AAPL (Jan-30-2014)

NASDAQ Movers to the Downside Today

Citrix Systems, Inc.
Traders are selling off shares of Citrix Systems, Inc. today. At the end of the day CTXS stock price dropped by $4.31 or -7.48%. It ended the day at $53.29 per share with unusually high volume, 7.2 times more than usual. CTXS sets a new 52 week low today at $51.18, dips below its previous record low of $54.52 set on November 14th, 2013. The bearishness continues into the after market session. In the after market, CTXS is down another $0.29 or -0.54%. CTXS closed lower in 6 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s drop extends the stock’s decline from yesterday. The trend is bearish and the stock price could accelerate lower from the current trading range in the medium term. Investors are recommended to wait for further confirmations to this downtrend before buying on the dip here. CTXS is finding support near $50.25 and resistance near $55.15. Citrix Systems, Inc.’s PE ratio is 31.95 and has a market cap of 9.93B. Its 52 week high is $77.16 and 52 week low is $51.18. The stock is trading below both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. » Read more..

TSX 60: CP.TO, ELD.TO in the Spotlight Today (Jan-30-2014)

Blue Chip Stocks Gained in the TSX 60 Today

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited helped the TSX 60 gain ground today, up $6 or 3.64%. CP ended the day at $171.00 after trading between $165.68 and $171.90. The volume is unusually high, 1.92 times more than average with 561,353 shares exchanged. It reaches a new 52-week high in today’s trading session at $171.90, beating its previous 52-week high of $167.35 last seen on January 10th, 2014. The movement today adds to the stock’s 3 days winning streak. CP closed positively in 7 of the last 10 trading sessions. In the short term, the trend is bullish. Traders should watch the stock closely when it trades nearly the short term support and resistant levels near $163.31 and $175.75 respectively. Based on the stock performance over the last 52 weeks, the chart shows the stock is extremely overbought at this price level. Investor should avoid chasing the stock at the current price. Those owns the stock should consider take profit here and wait for a pull back before getting in again. Canadian Pacific Railway Limited is a company in the Industrials sector, it has a current market capitalization of 30.00B and its price to earning ratio is 37.29. Canadian Pacific Railway Limited also pays a 0.82% dividend to shareholders on an annual basis. The stock’s 52 week high is at $171.90 and 52 week low is at $112.14. . » Read more..

Dow 30 Biggest Gainers and Losers on January 29th, 2014

Winners Today: DD AA MSFT VZ MMM

Laggards today: BA KO HD DIS CAT

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: STX, SYMC, TEVA, ALTR, ILMN, ERTS, ISRG, ATVI, MSFT, ALXN (Jan-29-2014)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Seagate Technology PLC
STX traded higher today on unusually high volume, 1.51 times more than usual. At the close of the day, it was trading at $53.65 per share, up $2.13 or 4.13%. However, investors are pulling back from the stock in after hour trading. STX is so far down $0.03 or -0.06% in the after market session. STX gained in 3 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s gain finally put an end 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 medium term. Traders are recommended to wait for further indicators to confirm this downtrend before taking a position here. STX is finding support near $50.38 and resistance near $55.6. The stock is trading between its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. It has a 52 week high of $62.76 and a 52 week low of $30.26, with a current market capitalization of 19.25B and a price to earning ratio of 12.02. Seagate Technology PLC also has a dividend yield of 3.21% on an annual basis. » Read more..