Archive for July 31, 2017

Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: COST, CMCSA, FLIR, ORLY, BBBY, MAT, FISV, SRCL, ADP, INTU (Jul-31-2017)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Costco Wholesale Corporation
COST is one of the market movers to the upside today with above average volume. At the close of the market, it was trading at a price of $158.51, up $5.62 or 3.68%. The bullish movement continues into the after market session. In the after market, COST is up another $0.04 or 0.03%. COST gained in 4 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s closing figure adds to the stock’s 2 days winning streak. 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 chasing the stock at this level. COST is finding support near $151.1 and resistance near $162.36. It has a 52 week high of $183.18 and a 52 week low of $142.11, with a market cap of 69.52B and a price to earning ratio of 27.49. Costco Wholesale Corporation also has a dividend yield of 1.26% on an annual basis. » Read more..

Lead Laggards in the Nasdaq 100 Today: SHLD, MU, BBRY, AMZN, GRMN, AMAT, EXPE, KLAC, FLEX, VRTX (Jul-31-2017)

NASDAQ Movers to the Downside Today

Sears Holdings Corporation
Investors are getting rid of their shares of Sears Holdings Corporation today. At market close SHLD stock price plummeted by $0.49 or -5.32%. It ended the day at $8.72 with average volume. SHLD closed lower in 6 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s closing figure extends the stock’s decline from yesterday. The trend for this stock is slightly bearish. However, major movement in the short term is unlikely until a breakout to the downside is spotted. SHLD should find technical support near $8.46 and resistance near $9.13. Look for a pull back or buy back when the stock trades near these levels. Sears Holdings Corporation’s price to earning ratio is 0.00 and has a market cap of 935.36M. Its 52 week high is $18.18 and 52 week low is $5.50. » Read more..

TSX 60: TCK.B.TO, ELD.TO in the Spotlight Today (Jul-31-2017)

Blue Chip Stocks Gained in the TSX 60 Today

Teck Resources Limited traded up today, up $0.7 or 2.66%. TCK.B closed the day at $27.06 after fluctuating between $26.63 and $27.15. The volume is average with 2,130,000 shares changed hands. Today’s movement is a rebound after yesterday’s sell off. TCK.B ended the session positively in 6 of the last 10 trading sessions. The trend is bullish. Traders should pay attention to the stock when it trades nearly the short term support and resistant levels near $26.43 and $27.47 respectively. Teck Resources Limited is a company in the Materials sector, it has a market cap of 15.64B and its PE ratio is 7.51. Teck Resources Limited also pays a 0.74% dividend to shareholders annually. The stock’s 52 week high is at $35.67 and 52 week low is at $19.27. » Read more..

Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: FSLR, LIFE, EXPE, ALXN, NIHD, FFIV, AKAM, CERN, NVDA, ADP (Jul-28-2017)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

First Solar, Inc.
FSLR is one of the market movers to the upside today with unusually high volume, 3.96 times more than usual. At the close of the day, it was trading at a price of $48.87, up $4.06 or 9.06%. However, traders are pulling back from the stock in after hour trading. FSLR is so far down $0.06 or -0.12% in the after market session. FSLR closed higher in 5 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s closing figure finally put an end to the stock’s 2 days losing streak. Technical indicators 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 taking a position here. FSLR should find technical support near $46.38 and resistance near $51. It has a 52 week high of $49.75 and a 52 week low of $25.56, with a current market cap of 5.10B and a PE ratio of 0.00. » Read more..

Lead Laggards in the Nasdaq 100 Today: SBUX, MAT, KLAC, FLEX, BBBY, QGEN, MU, PAYX, AMZN, FLIR (Jul-28-2017)

NASDAQ Movers to the Downside Today

Starbucks Corporation
Investors are selling shares of Starbucks Corporation today. At the close of the day SBUX shares plunged by $5.5 or -9.24%. It closed at a price of $54.00 with unusually high volume, 6.96 times more than usual. On the positive side, investors are buying back shares in after hour trading. SBUX is up so far by $0.08 or 0.15% in the after market session. SBUX declined in 6 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s drop is a pull back after yesterday’s gain. Technical indicators is bearish and the stock price could have further downside from the current level in the medium term. Investors should wait for further confirmations to this declining trend before taking a position at this level. SBUX is finding support near $51.91 and resistance near $57.01. Starbucks Corporation’s price to earning ratio is 26.88 and has a current market capitalization of 78.20B. Its 52 week high is $64.87 and 52 week low is $50.84. Starbucks Corporation also has a dividend yield of 1.85% annually. » Read more..

TSX 60: IMG.TO, ELD.TO in the Spotlight Today (Jul-28-2017)

Blue Chip Stocks Gained in the TSX 60 Today

IAMGOLD Corporation fueled some of the TSX 60 gain today in the market, up $0.31 or 4.82%. IMG closed at a price of $6.74 per share after fluctuating between $6.43 and $6.75. The trading volume is below average, only 61 percent of its average volume with 1,350,000 shares exchanged. Today’s movement is a rebound to the stock after yesterday’s dip. IMG gained in 4 of the last 10 trading sessions. In the short term, the trend is bullish. Investors should pay close attention to the stock when it trades nearly the short term support and resistant levels near $6.32 and $6.96 respectively. IAMGOLD Corporation is a company in the Materials sector, it has a market cap of 3.16B and its price to earning ratio is 0.00. The stock’s 52 week high is at $7.65 and 52 week low is at $4.18. » Read more..

Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: ADP, SIRI, ORLY, SHLD, BBBY, PAYX, URBN, SBUX, ALXN, ROST (Jul-27-2017)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Automatic Data Processing
ADP is ranked in the Nasdaq 100 top gainers today with unusually high volume, 9.13 times more than usual. At the close of the market, it was trading at a price of $115.63, up $9.65 or 9.11%. However, traders are pulling back from the stock in after hour trading. ADP is so far down $0.13 or -0.11% in the after market session. ADP gained in 5 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s closing figure extends the stock’s gain from yesterday. 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 up leg before buying the stock at this level. ADP should find technical support near $96.54 and resistance near $129.54. It has a 52 week high of $120.00 and a 52 week low of $85.48, with a current market cap of 51.73B and a PE ratio of 29.85. Automatic Data Processing also has a dividend yield of 1.97% annually. » Read more..

Lead Laggards in the Nasdaq 100 Today: CA, FFIV, VRTX, NIHD, NFLX, NVDA, WYNN, AMAT, FLIR, CELG (Jul-27-2017)

NASDAQ Movers to the Downside Today

CA, Inc.
Investors are selling off shares of CA, Inc. today. At the close of the day CA stock price plunged by $3.55 or -10.25%. It closed at $31.10 per share with unusually high volume, 3.24 times more than usual. On a positive note, traders are buying back shares in after hour trading. CA is up so far by $0.30 or 0.96% in the after market session. CA closed lower in 3 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s decline 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 near term. Investors should wait for further confirmations to this declining trend before stepping in at this level. CA is predicted to find support near $28.2 and resistance near $36.46. CA, Inc.’s price to earning ratio is 16.69 and has a current market cap of 13.10B. Its 52 week high is $36.54 and 52 week low is $30.01. CA, Inc. also has a dividend yield of 3.28% annually. » Read more..

TSX 60: CVE.TO, G.TO in the Spotlight Today (Jul-27-2017)

Blue Chip Stocks Gained in the TSX 60 Today

Cenovus Energy Inc is one of the mover to the upside in the market today, up $0.94 or 9.45%. CVE ended the day at $10.89 per share after trading between $10.23 and $11.10. The trading volume is unusually high, 1.66 times more than average with 7,880,000 shares changed hands. Today’s gain adds to the stock’s 2 days winning streak. CVE ended the session positively in 6 of the last 10 trading days. Technical indicators is bullish. Traders should pay attention to the stock when it trades around the support and resistant levels near $9.87 and $11.61 respectively. Looking at the stock performance over the last 52 weeks, the stock is slightly oversold. The stock could go both ways from here. It could move lower and follow by a buy back from value investor or trader in the next few months. Cenovus Energy Inc is a company in the Energy sector, it has a current market capitalization of 13.38B and its PE ratio is 0.00. Cenovus Energy Inc also pays a 1.84% dividend to shareholders on an annual basis. The stock’s 52 week high is at $22.06 and 52 week low is at $8.89. » Read more..

Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: BIIB, ERTS, BBBY, CTRP, ATVI, ADP, LRCX, AMAT, MCHP, EBAY (Jul-26-2017)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Biogen Idec Inc.
BIIB traded higher today on unusually high volume, 1.89 times more than usual. At the close of the market, it was trading at a price of $295.61 per share, up $12.65 or 4.47%. However, traders are taking profit from the stock in after hour trading. BIIB is so far down $1.61 or -0.54% in the after market session. BIIB gained in 6 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s closing figure is a rebound after yesterday’s dip. The trend is bullish and the stock price could increase from the current trading range in the medium term. Investors should wait for further indicators to confirm this uptrend before taking a position here. BIIB should find technical support near $280.6 and resistance near $304.46. It has a 52 week high of $307.76 and a 52 week low of $244.28, with a current market cap of 62.32B and a price to earning ratio of 19.41. » Read more..