Archive for December 31, 2014

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

Winners Today: HD IBM

Laggards today: CSCO MRK HPQ T PG

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: SHLD, NIHD, MXIM, QGEN, TEVA, CTRP, MAT, ISRG, SPLS, BBBY (Dec-31-2014)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Sears Holdings Corporation
SHLD is ranked in the Nasdaq 100 top gainers today with below average volume. At the close of the day, it was last traded at a price of $32.98, up $0.74 or 2.30%. SHLD closed higher in 4 of the last 10 trading days. The movement today is a rebound after yesterday’s sell off. In the short term, the trend for this stock is bullish but the stock price is likely to trade around the current trading range in the medium term. SHLD is predicted to find support near $32.25 and resistance near $33.72. Look for a trend reversal when the stock reaches these levels. The stock is currently trading below both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. It has a 52 week high of $48.25 and a 52 week low of $24.10, with a market cap of 3.42B and a price to earning ratio of 0.00. » Read more..

Lead Laggards in the Nasdaq 100 Today: JOYG, CSCO, EBAY, AAPL, SNDK, AKAM, FFIV, FLIR, WYNN, NVDA (Dec-31-2014)

NASDAQ Movers to the Downside Today

Joy Global Inc.
Investors are selling shares of Joy Global Inc. today. At the end of the day JOYG stock price plunged by $1.14 or -2.39%. It set the close at a price of $46.52 with below average volume, only 61 percent of its usual volume. JOYG closed negatively in 3 of the last 10 trading days. The decline today adds to the stock’s 2 days losing streak. Short term technical indicators for this stock is bearish but the stock price is likely to trade around the current trading range in the near term. JOYG is finding support near $46.04 and resistance near $47.47. Look for a pull back or buy back when the stock reaches these prices. Joy Global Inc.’s price to earning ratio is 14.10 and has a current market cap of 4.61B. Its 52 week high is $65.36 and 52 week low is $44.45. Joy Global Inc. also has a dividend yield of 1.72% on an annual basis. » Read more..

TSX 60: IMG.TO, PWT.TO in the Spotlight Today (Dec-31-2014)

Blue Chip Stocks Gained in the TSX 60 Today

IAMGOLD Corporation moved the index higher in the market today, up $0.07 or 2.28%. IMG closed the day at a price of $3.14 per share after fluctuating between $2.98 and $3.18. The volume is below average, only 53 percent of its average volume with 1,360,000 shares exchanged. The movement today extends the stock’s gain from yesterday. IMG gained in 5 of the last 10 trading days. The trend is bullish. Traders should watch the stock closely when it trades nearly the short term support and resistant levels near $2.9 and $3.3 respectively. IAMGOLD Corporation is a company in the Materials sector, it has a current market capitalization of 1.18B and its PE ratio is 0.00. The stock’s 52 week high is at $4.82 and 52 week low is at $1.62. The current price is 89.51% away from its 52 week low and 36.31% away from its 52 week high. IMG is now trading at $0.4 or 14.93% ahead of its 50 day moving average (at $2.67) and is $0.34 or 10% below its 200 day moving average (at $3.41). » Read more..

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

Winners Today: JPM AA WMT BAC JNJ

Laggards today: CAT INTC MSFT DIS MCD

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: WFM, YHOO, BBRY, MRVL, LINTA, AKAM, NFLX, EBAY, DTV, DLTR (Dec-30-2014)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Whole Foods Market, Inc.
WFM is ranked in the Nasdaq 100 top gainers today with above average volume, 1.2 times more than usual. At the close of the market, it was trading at $50.40, up $0.69 or 1.40%. WFM gained in 5 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s movement extends the stock’s gain from yesterday. In the short term, the trend is bullish and the stock price could accelerate higher from the current level in the short term. Investors should wait for further indicators to confirm this uptrend before placing a bet here. WFM is predicted to find support near $49.01 and resistance near $51.63. 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 $57.97 and a 52 week low of $36.08, with a current market capitalization of 17.90B and a price to earning ratio of 32.25. Whole Foods Market, Inc. also has a dividend yield of 1.03% on an annual basis. » Read more..

Lead Laggards in the Nasdaq 100 Today: NIHD, EXPE, GMCR, GILD, ALXN, ILMN, JOYG, CTSH, ADBE, STX (Dec-30-2014)

NASDAQ Movers to the Downside Today

NII Holdings, Inc.
Traders are selling shares of NII Holdings, Inc. today. At the end of the trading session NIHD shares plummeted by $0 or -4.23%. It ended the day at a price of $0.02 with above average volume. NIHD sinks to a new 52 week low in today’s trading session at $0.02, dips below its previous record low of $0.06 set on September 24th, 2014. NIHD closed negatively in 1 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s loss extends the stock’s decline from yesterday. Short term technical indicators for this stock is slightly bullish. However, major uptrend in the near term is unlikely until a breakout to the upside is spotted. NIHD should find technical support near $0.02 and resistance near $0.03. NII Holdings, Inc.’s PE ratio is 0.00 and has a market cap of 3.12M. Its 52 week high is $3.51 and 52 week low is $0.02. » Read more..

TSX 60: IMG.TO, CVE.TO in the Spotlight Today (Dec-30-2014)

Blue Chip Stocks Gained in the TSX 60 Today

IAMGOLD Corporation traded higher in the market today, up $0.3 or 10.83%. IMG ended the day at a price of $3.07 after flipping between $2.85 and $3.12. The volume is average with 2,540,000 shares exchanged. Today’s closing figure is a rebound after yesterday’s sell off. IMG closed higher in 5 of the last 10 trading days. In the short term, the trend is bullish. Traders should watch the stock closely when it trades between the short term support and resistant levels near $2.74 and $3.28 respectively. IAMGOLD Corporation is a company in the Materials sector, it has a market capitalization of 1.16B and its price to earning ratio is 0.00. The stock’s 52 week high is at $4.82 and 52 week low is at $1.62. The current price of the stock is 70.99% away from its 52 week low and 42.53% away from its 52 week high. IMG is now trading at $0.13 or 4.84% ahead of its 50 day moving average (at $2.64) and is $0.65 or 19% below its 200 day moving average (at $3.42). » Read more..

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

Winners Today: HD BAC JPM BA DIS

Laggards today: IBM INTC MSFT PG PFE

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: GILD, WFM, WYNN, MU, DLTR, VRTX, APOL, URBN, NWSA, CELG (Dec-29-2014)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Gilead Sciences, Inc.
GILD traded higher today on average volume. At the close of the day, it was last traded at $97.30 per share, up $3.51 or 3.74%. The positive environment continues into the after market session. In the after market, GILD is up another $0.58 or 0.60%. GILD closed positively in 5 of the last 10 trading days. The movement today adds to the stock’s 2 days winning streak. Short term technical indicators for this stock is bearish but the stock price is likely to trade around the current trading range in the short term. GILD is predicted to find support near $95.99 and resistance near $98.01. Look for a trend reversal when the stock hits these prices. The current price of the stock is below both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. It has a 52 week high of $116.83 and a 52 week low of $63.50, with a market cap of 141.89B and a PE ratio of 17.21. » Read more..