Archive for March 31, 2016

Dow 30 Biggest Gainers and Losers on March 31st, 2016

Winners Today: IBM AXP DIS MSFT BAC

Laggards today: PFE DD BA XOM INTC

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: ALXN, ILMN, BIIB, NTAP, VRTX, PAYX, QGEN, CELG, CHKP, SHLD (Mar-31-2016)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
ALXN is ranked in the Nasdaq 100 top gainers today with average volume. At the close of the day, it was trading at a price of $139.22, up $4.40 or 3.26%. The positive environment continues into the after market session. In the after market, ALXN is up another $1.53 or 1.10%. ALXN closed higher in 5 of the last 10 trading days. The movement today adds to the stock’s 2 days winning streak. In the short term, the trend is bullish and the stock price could breakout higher from the current level in the short term. Traders should wait for further indicators to confirm this uptrend before chasing the stock at this level. ALXN is predicted to find support near $131.87 and resistance near $144.09. 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 $208.88 and a 52 week low of $124.16, with a current market cap of 31.43B and a price to earning ratio of 182.31. » Read more..

Lead Laggards in the Nasdaq 100 Today: LIFE, FLIR, WFM, PCLN, CTRP, TEVA, MCHP, VRSN, INTC, ORLY (Mar-31-2016)

NASDAQ Movers to the Downside Today

Life Technologies Corp.
Traders are getting rid of their shares of Life Technologies Corp. today. At the close of the day LIFE stock price plunged by $0.92 or -18.93%. It set the close at $3.94 with unusually high volume, 9.48 times more than usual. On the positive side, investors are coming back to the stock in after hour trading. LIFE is up so far by $0.10 or 2.54% in the after market session. LIFE closed lower in 6 of the last 10 trading days. The movement today extends the stock’s decline from yesterday. Short term technical indicators is bearish and the stock price could accelerate lower from the current level in the near term. Investors are recommended to wait for further indicators to confirm this declining trend before placing a bet at this level. LIFE is finding support near $2.86 and resistance near $5.54. Life Technologies Corp.’s PE ratio is 0.00 and has a market capitalization of 89.67M. Its 52 week high is $28.29 and 52 week low is $3.50. The stock is trading below both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. » Read more..

TSX 60: ECA.TO, VRX.TO in the Spotlight Today (Mar-31-2016)

Blue Chip Stocks Gained in the TSX 60 Today

EnCana Corporation is one of the top gainer today, up $0.25 or 3.26%. ECA closed at a price of $7.92 after trading between $7.58 and $8.02. The trading volume is below average, only 61 percent of its average volume with 5,720,000 shares exchanged. The movement today adds to the stock’s 2 days winning streak. ECA closed positively in 6 of the last 10 trading sessions. In the short term, the trend for this stock is bullish. Traders should pay close attention to the stock when it trades between the support and resistant levels near $7.66 and $8.1 respectively. EnCana Corporation is a company in the Energy sector, it has a market cap of 6.75B and its PE ratio is 0.00. EnCana Corporation also pays a 1.00% dividend to shareholders on an annual basis. The stock’s 52 week high is at $17.75 and 52 week low is at $4.14. » Read more..

Dow 30 Biggest Gainers and Losers on March 30th, 2016

Winners Today: MCD MMM CSCO JPM GE

Laggards today: BA IBM AXP AA T

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: APOL, CHKP, INFY, ATVI, MAT, DLTR, AMAT, FLIR, BBRY, AAPL (Mar-30-2016)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Apollo Group, Inc.
APOL is one of the market movers to the upside today with unusually high volume, 1.9 times more than usual. At the close of the market, it was trading at a price of $8.12 per share, up $0.24 or 3.05%. APOL closed positively in 5 of the last 10 trading days. The movement today extends the stock’s gain from yesterday. The trend is bearish and the stock price could decrease from the current trading range in the medium term. Traders are recommended to wait for further indicators to confirm this downward movement before selling the stock at this level. APOL is finding support near $7.61 and resistance near $8.57. 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 $19.07 and a 52 week low of $6.31, with a current market capitalization of 884.15M and a price to earning ratio of 0.00. » Read more..

Lead Laggards in the Nasdaq 100 Today: LIFE, NTAP, PAYX, NFLX, CELG, MYL, VRTX, TEVA, NWSA, SPLS (Mar-30-2016)

NASDAQ Movers to the Downside Today

Life Technologies Corp.
Investors are getting rid of their shares of Life Technologies Corp. today. At the close of the day LIFE shares plunged by $0.19 or -3.76%. It set the close at a price of $4.86 with above average volume, 1.39 times more than usual. On the positive side, investors are coming back to the stock in after hour trading. LIFE is up so far by $0.14 or 2.88% in the after market session. LIFE closed lower in 6 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s loss is a sell off after yesterday’s increase. In the short term, the trend for this stock is bearish but the stock price is likely to stay around the current trading range in the near term. LIFE is predicted to find support near $4.58 and resistance near $5.3. Watch out for a pull back or buy back when the stock reaches these support and resistance. Life Technologies Corp.’s price to earning ratio is 0.00 and has a current market cap of 117.25M. Its 52 week high is $28.29 and 52 week low is $3.50. The stock is trading below both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. » Read more..

TSX 60: TCK.B.TO, VRX.TO in the Spotlight Today (Mar-30-2016)

Blue Chip Stocks Gained in the TSX 60 Today

Teck Resources Limited traded higher today, up $0.49 or 5.08%. TCK.B ended the day at a price of $10.14 after flipping between $9.73 and $10.39. The trading volume is average with 6,860,000 shares changed hands. Today’s closing figure is a rebound after yesterday’s sell off. TCK.B closed higher in 5 of the last 10 trading days. Technical indicators for this stock is bullish. Traders should watch the stock when it trades between the short term support and resistant levels near $9.78 and $10.44 respectively. Teck Resources Limited is a company in the Materials sector, it has a market capitalization of 5.80B and its price to earning ratio is 0.00. Teck Resources Limited also pays a 0.99% dividend to shareholders annually. The stock’s 52 week high is at $19.47 and 52 week low is at $3.65. The current price of the stock is 6.63% away from its 52 week low and 64.23% away from its 52 week high. TCK.B is now trading at $3.31 or 25.56% under its 50 day moving average (at $12.96) and is $6.49 or 40.22% under its 200 day moving average (at $16.14). » Read more..

Dow 30 Biggest Gainers and Losers on March 29th, 2016

Winners Today: MSFT HPQ INTC KO UTX

Laggards today: BAC MMM DD JPM BA

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: MYL, LRCX, ATVI, BBRY, ILMN, ISRG, YHOO, NTAP, NFLX, JOYG (Mar-29-2016)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Mylan Inc.
MYL traded higher today on below average volume, only 53 percent of its usual volume. At the close of the market, it was last traded at a price of $47.01, up $1.81 or 4.00%. However, investors are pulling back from the stock in after hour trading. MYL is so far down $0.01 or -0.02% in the after market session. MYL closed positively in 5 of the last 10 trading days. The movement today is a rebound to the stock after yesterday’s dip. The trend is bullish and the stock price could accelerate higher from the current trading range in the short term. Traders should wait for further indicators to confirm this upward movement before chasing the stock at this level. MYL is predicted to find support near $43.88 and resistance near $48.76. The stock is currently trading between its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. It has a 52 week high of $76.68 and a 52 week low of $37.59, with a current market cap of 23.07B and a price to earning ratio of 28.24. » Read more..