Archive for February 28, 2014

Dow 30 Biggest Gainers and Losers on February 28th, 2014

Winners Today: MSFT AXP JNJ PG MRK

Laggards today: AA T CSCO PFE CVX

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: SHLD, FLIR, DTV, MXIM, NWSA, PCAR, TEVA, MSFT, CMCSA, SPLS (Feb-28-2014)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Sears Holdings Corporation
SHLD is one of the market movers to the upside today with above average volume, 1.36 times more than usual. At market close, it was last traded at a price of $44.75 per share, up $1.74 or 4.05%. SHLD gained in 5 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s movement adds to the stock’s 3 days winning streak. Short term 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 uptrend before buying the stock at this level. SHLD is predicted to find support near $40.95 and resistance near $46.87. The stock is trading between its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. It has a 52 week high of $67.50 and a 52 week low of $32.85, with a market cap of 4.76B and a price to earning ratio of 0.00. » Read more..

Lead Laggards in the Nasdaq 100 Today: NIHD, BBRY, ALXN, ILMN, ADSK, CTRP, VRTX, GMCR, SNDK, AKAM (Feb-28-2014)

NASDAQ Movers to the Downside Today

NII Holdings, Inc.
Investors are selling shares of NII Holdings, Inc. today. At the end of the day NIHD stock price dropped by $1.43 or -55.34%. It ended the day at $1.15 per share with unusually high volume, 15.02 times more than usual. NIHD sets a new 52 week low in today’s trading session at $1.09, dips below its previous record low of $1.90 set on December 16th, 2013. On a positive note, traders are buying back shares in after hour trading. NIHD is up so far by $0.05 or 4.35% in the after market session. NIHD declined in 6 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s movement is a pull back after yesterday’s gain. Short term technical indicators is bearish and the stock price could accelerate lower from the current trading range in the near term. Traders are recommended to wait for further indicators to confirm this downtrend before placing a bet here. NIHD is predicted to find support near $0.8 and resistance near $1.72. NII Holdings, Inc.’s PE ratio is 0.00 and has a market cap of 198.30M. Its 52 week high is $9.82 and 52 week low is $1.09. The stock is trading below both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. » Read more..

TSX 60: TA.TO, BB.TO in the Spotlight Today (Feb-28-2014)

Blue Chip Stocks Gained in the TSX 60 Today

TransAlta Corporation traded positively in the market today, up $0.2 or 1.59%. TA closed the market at $12.75 after trading between $12.43 and $12.81. The volume is unusually high, 3.2 times more than average with 3,710,000 shares changed hands. It sets a new 52 week low today at $12.43, dips below its previous 52-week low of $12.80 set on June 24th, 2013. The movement today finally put an end to the stock’s 7 days losing streak. TA ended the session positively in 2 of the last 10 trading days. Short term technical indicators is bearish. Investors should watch the stock closely when it trades between the support and resistant levels near $12.28 and $13.04 respectively. Based on the stock price over the past one year, analysis shows the stock is trading within oversold territory. Bargain hunters with patience could buy into the stock around this level. However, be careful there is a chance that it could go lower. TransAlta Corporation is a company in the Utilities sector, it has a current market capitalization of 3.42B and its price to earning ratio is 98.23. TransAlta Corporation also pays a 5.65% dividend to shareholders on an annual basis. The stock’s 52 week high is at $15.81 and 52 week low is at $12.43. TA is now trading at $1.46 or 10.3% under its 50 day moving average (at $14.19). » Read more..

Dow 30 Biggest Gainers and Losers on February 27th, 2014

Winners Today: MMM MSFT BAC GE T

Laggards today: CAT HPQ PG AA JPM

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: MYL, FSLR, CTRP, SHLD, ADBE, GRMN, FAST, TEVA, YHOO, WYNN (Feb-27-2014)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Mylan Inc.
MYL is ranked in the Nasdaq 100 top gainers today with unusually high volume, 3.12 times more than usual. At the close of the day, it was last traded at $56.27 per share, up $4.85 or 9.43%. MYL gained in 7 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s movement adds to the stock’s 2 days winning streak. Technical indicators 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 uptrend before chasing the stock at this level. MYL should find technical support near $52.23 and resistance near $59.09. 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 $57.07 and a 52 week low of $27.66, with a current market cap of 21.54B and a price to earning ratio of 36.99. » Read more..

Lead Laggards in the Nasdaq 100 Today: GMCR, FLEX, CERN, LRCX, SPLS, DLTR, NVDA, BBBY, VRTX, ADSK (Feb-27-2014)

NASDAQ Movers to the Downside Today

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc.
Investors are getting rid of their shares of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. today. At the end of the day GMCR shares dropped by $3.21 or -2.76%. It set the close at $112.89 with below average volume. On the positive side, investors are buying back shares in after hour trading. GMCR is up so far by $0.11 or 0.10% in the after market session. GMCR closed lower in 6 of the last 10 trading days. The movement today adds to the stock’s 4 days losing streak. Short term technical indicators is bearish and the stock price could decrease from the current trading range in the medium term. Traders are recommended to wait for further confirmations to this declining trend before stepping in at this level. GMCR is finding support near $109.88 and resistance near $117.9. Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc.’s price to earning ratio is 33.50 and has a current market cap of 16.81B. Its 52 week high is $124.42 and 52 week low is $45.33. The stock is currently trading above both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. also has a dividend yield of 0.89% on an annual basis. » Read more..

TSX 60: BB.TO, ELD.TO in the Spotlight Today (Feb-27-2014)

Blue Chip Stocks Gained in the TSX 60 Today

Blackberry moved the index higher today, up $0.2 or 1.74%. BB ended the day at a price of $11.68 after fluctuating between $11.43 and $11.90. The volume is unusually high, 2.04 times more than average with 3,120,000 shares exchanged. Today’s closing figure is a rebound to the stock after yesterday’s sell off. BB closed higher in 4 of the last 10 trading days. The trend is bullish. Traders should watch the stock closely when it trades around the short term support and resistant levels near $11.2 and $12.14 respectively. Looking at the stock performance within the past one year, analysis shows the stock is slightly overbought. The stock could go both up or down from the current price. It could stay in overbought territory in the short term and then a pull back in the next little while. Blackberry is a company in the Information Technology sector, it has a market capitalization of 6.15B and its price to earning ratio is 0.00. The stock’s 52 week high is at $12.59 and 52 week low is at $5.79. » Read more..

Dow 30 Biggest Gainers and Losers on February 26th, 2014

Winners Today: AA CAT MRK CVX CSCO

Laggards today: MCD XOM T JPM AXP

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: DLTR, SPLS, CTRP, SHLD, FFIV, URBN, ROST, SYMC, EBAY, STX (Feb-26-2014)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Dollar Tree, Inc.
DLTR is ranked in the Nasdaq 100 top gainers today with unusually high volume, 3.08 times more than usual. At the close of the market, it was trading at $55.29 per share, up $2.61 or 4.95%. However, traders are taking profit from the stock in after hour trading. DLTR is so far down $0.05 or -0.09% in the after market session. DLTR closed positively in 7 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s gain adds to the stock’s 3 days winning streak. Technical indicators is bullish and the stock price could accelerate higher from the current trading range in the medium term. Investors are recommended to wait for further indicators to confirm this upward movement before buying the stock at this level. DLTR is predicted to find support near $50.49 and resistance near $58.79. The stock is currently trading between its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. It has a 52 week high of $60.19 and a 52 week low of $40.65, with a current market cap of 11.51B and a PE ratio of 20.25. » Read more..