Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: ROST, SHLD, AMAT, MU, CTRP, URBN, NIHD, SYMC, CERN, YHOO (Aug-18-2017)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Ross Stores, Inc.
ROST traded higher today on unusually high volume, 3.7 times more than usual. At the close of the market, it was trading at a price of $59.02, up $5.69 or 10.67%. ROST closed positively in 5 of the last 10 trading days. The movement today is a rebound after yesterday’s sell off. The trend is bullish and the stock price could increase from the current level in the short term. Traders should wait for further indicators to confirm this upward movement before buying the stock at this level. ROST is finding support near $57.33 and resistance near $60.35. It has a 52 week high of $69.81 and a 52 week low of $52.85, with a current market capitalization of 22.97B and a PE ratio of 20.18. Ross Stores, Inc. also has a dividend yield of 1.08% on an annual basis.

Sears Holdings Corporation
SHLD traded higher today on below average volume, only 61 percent of its usual volume. At the end of the day, it was last traded at a price of $8.65 per share, up $0.45 or 5.49%. However, traders are pulling back from the stock in after hour trading. SHLD is so far down $0.1 or -1.16% in the after market session. SHLD closed positively in 5 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s closing figure finally put an end to the stock’s 2 days losing streak. Short term technical indicators is bearish and the stock price could decrease from the current trading range in the medium term. Investors should wait for further indicators to confirm this downward movement before shorting the stock at this level. SHLD is finding support near $7.82 and resistance near $9.18. It has a 52 week high of $17.21 and a 52 week low of $5.50, with a current market cap of 927.85M and a price to earning ratio of 0.00.

Applied Materials, Inc.
AMAT is one of the market movers to the upside today with unusually high volume, 2.15 times more than usual. At market close, it was trading at a price of $44.30, up $1.18 or 2.74%. The positive environment continues into the after market session. In the after market, AMAT is up another $0.13 or 0.29%. AMAT gained in 6 of the last 10 trading days. The movement today is a rebound after yesterday’s sell off. The trend is bullish and the stock price could increase from the current trading range in the short term. Investors are recommended to wait for further indicators to confirm this upward movement before taking a position here. AMAT is finding support near $42.81 and resistance near $45.99. It has a 52 week high of $47.86 and a 52 week low of $27.26, with a market capitalization of 47.61B and a PE ratio of 15.73. Applied Materials, Inc. also has a dividend yield of 0.90% on an annual basis.

Micron Technology, Inc.
MU is ranked in the Nasdaq 100 top gainers today with above average volume. At the close of the day, it was last traded at $30.38, up $0.76 or 2.57%. The optimism continues into the after market session. In the after market, MU is up another $0.08 or 0.26%. MU gained in 7 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s closing figure is a rebound to the stock after yesterday’s sell off. The trend is bullish and the stock price could breakout higher from the current level in the short term. Investors are recommended to wait for further indicators to confirm this uptrend before placing a bet here. MU is predicted to find support near $29.41 and resistance near $31.09. It has a 52 week high of $32.96 and a 52 week low of $15.38, with a current market cap of 33.85B and a price to earning ratio of 13.99.

Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (ADR)
CTRP is ranked in the Nasdaq 100 top gainers today with unusually high volume, 1.88 times more than usual. At the close of the market, it was last traded at $50.44 per share, up $1.25 or 2.54%. The bullishness continues into the after market session. In the after market, CTRP is up another $0.16 or 0.32%. CTRP gained in 3 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s movement finally put an end to the stock’s 7 days losing streak. In the short term, the trend is bearish and the stock price could have further downside from the current level in the medium term. Traders are recommended to wait for further indicators to confirm this downward movement before selling the stock at this level. CTRP is predicted to find support near $48.17 and resistance near $52.09. It has a 52 week high of $60.65 and a 52 week low of $39.71, with a market cap of 25.89B and a price to earning ratio of 923.64.

Urban Outfitters, Inc.
URBN traded higher today on above average volume, 1.37 times more than usual. At the end of the day, it was trading at a price of $19.27 per share, up $0.33 or 1.74%. The positive environment continues into the after market session. In the after market, URBN is up another $0.26 or 1.35%. URBN gained in 4 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s movement is a rebound after yesterday’s dip. The trend is bullish and the stock price could accelerate higher from the current level in the short term. Traders are recommended to wait for further indicators to confirm this upward movement before chasing the stock at this level. URBN should find technical support near $18.69 and resistance near $19.69. It has a 52 week high of $40.80 and a 52 week low of $16.19, with a market capitalization of 2.24B and a PE ratio of 12.89.

NII Holdings, Inc.
NIHD is one of the market movers to the upside today with below average volume, only 57 percent of its usual volume. At the end of the day, it was trading at a price of $0.65, up $0.01 or 1.55%. However, investors are pulling back from the stock in after hour trading. NIHD is so far down $0.02 or -2.40% in the after market session. NIHD closed positively in 5 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s movement extends the stock’s gain from yesterday. The trend is bullish and the stock price could accelerate higher from the current trading range in the medium term. Investors should wait for further indicators to confirm this upward movement before buying the stock at this level. NIHD is finding support near $0.6 and resistance near $0.7. It has a 52 week high of $3.63 and a 52 week low of $0.36, with a current market capitalization of 64.31M and a price to earning ratio of 0.00.

Symantec Corporation
SYMC traded higher today on average volume. At the end of the day, it was trading at $28.45, up $0.41 or 1.46%. The bullishness continues into the after market session. During after hours, SYMC is up another $0.01 or 0.02%. SYMC gained in 3 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s closing figure finally put an end to the stock’s 3 days losing streak. Technical indicators for this stock is bearish but the stock price is likely to trade around the current trading range in the medium term. SYMC is predicted to find support near $28.07 and resistance near $28.69. Watch out for a pull back or buy back when the stock trades at these prices. It has a 52 week high of $33.22 and a 52 week low of $22.69, with a current market cap of 17.48B and a PE ratio of 0.00. Symantec Corporation also has a dividend yield of 1.05% annually.

Cerner Corporation
CERN is ranked in the Nasdaq 100 top gainers today with above average volume, 1.42 times more than usual. At the close of the market, it was last traded at $64.25 per share, up $0.89 or 1.40%. The bullishness continues into the after market session. In the after market, CERN is up another $0.01 or 0.02%. CERN closed higher 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 increase from the current trading range in the medium term. Traders are recommended to wait for further indicators to confirm this up leg before taking a position here. CERN should find technical support near $62.62 and resistance near $65.38. It has a 52 week high of $69.28 and a 52 week low of $47.01, with a market capitalization of 21.30B and a PE ratio of 32.44.

Yahoo! Inc.
YHOO is one of the market movers to the upside today with unusually high volume, 2.12 times more than usual. At the end of the day, it was trading at $63.07 per share, up $0.87 or 1.40%. YHOO ended the session positively in 6 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s closing figure adds to the stock’s 4 days winning streak. In the short term, the trend is bullish and the stock price could accelerate higher from the current trading range in the short term. Investors should wait for further indicators to confirm this uptrend before placing a bet here. YHOO is finding support near $61.3 and resistance near $64.58. It has a 52 week high of $63.70 and a 52 week low of $38.24, with a market capitalization of 56.44B and a PE ratio of 0.00.

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