Archive for May 31, 2016

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

Winners Today: HPQ MSFT CAT IBM VZ

Laggards today: DD BA XOM DIS CVX

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: STX, MU, VRTX, LIFE, BIIB, JOYG, GRMN, DLTR, NVDA, CHKP (May-31-2016)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Seagate Technology PLC
STX is one of the market movers to the upside today with average volume. At the end of the day, it was trading at $22.56, up $0.90 or 4.16%. However, investors are pulling back from the stock in after hour trading. STX is so far down $0.06 or -0.27% in the after market session. STX closed positively in 9 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s movement adds to the stock’s 5 days winning streak. Short term technical indicators is bullish and the stock price could increase from the current trading range in the medium term. Investors are recommended to wait for further indicators to confirm this up leg before taking a position here. STX is finding support near $21.25 and resistance near $23.25. 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 $56.40 and a 52 week low of $18.42, with a market cap of 6.77B and a PE ratio of 22.22. Seagate Technology PLC also has a dividend yield of 11.17% annually. » Read more..

Lead Laggards in the Nasdaq 100 Today: BIDU, NIHD, VOD, ADSK, CTSH, URBN, INTU, ROST, EXPE, CELG (May-31-2016)

NASDAQ Movers to the Downside Today

Baidu.com, Inc. (ADR)
Investors are dumping shares of Baidu.com, Inc. (ADR) today. At the close of the market BIDU shares plummeted by $6.47 or -3.50%. It set the close at a price of $178.54 per share with unusually high volume, 6.3 times more than usual. On a positive note, traders are buying back shares in after hour trading. BIDU is up so far by $0.46 or 0.26% in the after market session. BIDU closed negatively in 3 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s movement puts an end to the stock’s 4 days winning streak. The trend is bullish and the stock price could increase from the current trading range in the short term. Traders are recommended to wait for further indicators to confirm this up leg before placing a bet here. BIDU should find technical support near $171.32 and resistance near $189.12. Baidu.com, Inc. (ADR)’s price to earning ratio is 12.47 and has a current market cap of 64.18B. Its 52 week high is $217.97 and 52 week low is $100.00. The stock is trading below both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. » Read more..

TSX 60: ERF.TO, FM.TO in the Spotlight Today (May-31-2016)

Blue Chip Stocks Gained in the TSX 60 Today

Enerplus Corp helped the TSX 60 gain ground in the market today, up $0.34 or 4.99%. ERF closed the market at $7.15 after flipping between $6.80 and $7.18. The volume is unusually high, 1.75 times more than average with 3,940,000 shares exchanged. The movement today extends the stock’s gain from yesterday. ERF closed positively in 6 of the last 10 trading sessions. The trend is bullish. Investors should watch the stock closely when it trades between the support and resistant levels near $6.66 and $7.42 respectively. Enerplus Corp is a company in the Energy sector, it has a market cap of 1.50B and its PE ratio is 0.00. Enerplus Corp also pays a 1.68% dividend to shareholders on an annual basis. The stock’s 52 week high is at $12.92 and 52 week low is at $2.68. » Read more..

TSX 60: VRX.TO, PWT.TO in the Spotlight Today (May-30-2016)

Blue Chip Stocks Gained in the TSX 60 Today

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Int is one of the mover to the upside in the market today, up $0.72 or 1.94%. VRX closed the day at a price of $37.80 after fluctuating between $36.80 and $37.85. The trading volume is unusually low, only 22 percent of its average volume with 280,077 shares exchanged. Today’s closing figure extends the stock’s gain from yesterday. VRX closed positively in 6 of the last 10 trading sessions. Short term technical indicators is bullish. Traders should pay attention to the stock when it trades around the short term support and resistant levels near $36.43 and $38.53 respectively. Looking at the stock performance within the last year, the stock is extremely oversold. Long term investors may want to buy into the stock around this price and wait for it to trade out of the oversold level in the coming months. However, be caution that it could move lower. The risk is high and taders must have a plan on when to get out or set tight stop loss. Valeant Pharmaceuticals Int is a company in the Health Care sector, it has a current market cap of 13.71B and its PE ratio is 0.00. The stock’s 52 week high is at $347.84 and 52 week low is at $30.22. The current price of the stock is 22.7% away from its 52 week low and 89.34% away from its 52 week high. VRX is now trading at $2.72 or 6.83% under its 50 day moving average (at $39.80) and is $53.97 or 59.27% under its 200 day moving average (at $91.05). » Read more..

Dow 30 Biggest Gainers and Losers on May 27th, 2016

Winners Today: BAC HPQ VZ MSFT JPM

Laggards today: AA CAT WMT HD BA

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Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: NIHD, BIDU, MU, AMAT, YHOO, LRCX, ADSK, NTAP, INFY, ALXN (May-27-2016)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

NII Holdings, Inc.
NIHD is one of the market movers to the upside today with unusually high volume, 19.87 times more than usual. At market close, it was trading at a price of $3.84 per share, up $0.24 or 6.67%. NIHD closed positively in 6 of the last 10 trading days. The movement today adds to the stock’s 3 days winning streak. Technical indicators is bullish and the stock price could accelerate higher from the current level in the medium term. Traders should wait for further indicators to confirm this up leg before taking a position here. NIHD should find technical support near $3.09 and resistance near $4.37. The stock is trading below both of its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. It has a 52 week high of $16.88 and a 52 week low of $2.64, with a current market capitalization of 363.23M and a PE ratio of 0.00. » Read more..

Lead Laggards in the Nasdaq 100 Today: CHKP, JOYG, WFM, MRVL, SRCL, SIRI, COST, AMZN, SHLD, SBUX (May-27-2016)

NASDAQ Movers to the Downside Today

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
Investors are getting rid of their shares of Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. today. At the end of the day CHKP shares plummeted by $2.21 or -2.58%. It set the close at a price of $83.60 per share with unusually high volume, 1.77 times more than usual. CHKP declined in 5 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s loss adds to the stock’s 2 days losing streak. The trend for this stock is bullish but the stock price is likely to be capped to the current trading range in the near term. CHKP is finding support near $82.71 and resistance near $84.52. Watch out for a trend reversal when the stock hits these levels. Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.’s price to earning ratio is 21.84 and has a market cap of 14.60B. Its 52 week high is $89.98 and 52 week low is $65.09. The current price of the stock is between its 50 days moving average and 200 days moving average. » Read more..

TSX 60: VRX.TO, K.TO in the Spotlight Today (May-27-2016)

Blue Chip Stocks Gained in the TSX 60 Today

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Int helped the TSX 60 gain ground today, up $2.19 or 6.28%. VRX closed the market at $37.08 after trading between $36.35 and $38.36. The volume is above average, 1.23 times more than average with 1,580,000 shares changed hands. Today’s movement is a rebound after yesterday’s dip. VRX gained in 5 of the last 10 trading days. Short term technical indicators is bullish. Traders should watch the stock when it trades around the support and resistant levels near $35.25 and $39.27 respectively. From the stock performance over the last one year, the chart shows the stock is extremely oversold. Value investors may want to accumulate the stock at this price and wait for it to rebound in the coming months. However, be caution that it could go lower. The risk is high and taders must have a plan on when to get out or set tight stop loss. Valeant Pharmaceuticals Int is a company in the Health Care sector, it has a market capitalization of 12.60B and its PE ratio is 0.00. The stock’s 52 week high is at $347.84 and 52 week low is at $30.22. VRX is now trading at $5.18 or 12.93% below its 50 day moving average (at $40.07). » Read more..

Dow 30 Biggest Gainers and Losers on May 26th, 2016

Winners Today: HPQ KO HD VZ WMT

Laggards today: DD BAC AA JPM CAT

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