Lead Gainers in the Nasdaq 100 Today: LIFE, NIHD, GILD, MU, AKAM, PCAR, ATVI, EBAY, CTXS, LRCX (Aug-29-2017)

NASDAQ Movers to the Upside Today

Life Technologies Corp.
LIFE traded higher today on unusually low volume, only 45 percent of its usual volume. At market close, it was trading at $2.80, up $0.05 or 1.82%. LIFE ended the session positively in 2 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 medium term. Traders are recommended to wait for further indicators to confirm this up leg before buying the stock at this level. LIFE is predicted to find support near $2.7 and resistance near $2.9. It has a 52 week high of $4.45 and a 52 week low of $2.10, with a market cap of 66.75M and a PE ratio of 0.00.

NII Holdings, Inc.
NIHD is ranked in the Nasdaq 100 top gainers today with average volume. At market close, it was last traded at a price of $0.64, up $0.01 or 1.59%. The optimism continues into the after market session. In the after market, NIHD is up another $0.01 or 2.19%. NIHD gained 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 short term. Investors are recommended to wait for further indicators to confirm this upward movement before placing a bet here. NIHD is predicted to find support near $0.57 and resistance near $0.73. It has a 52 week high of $3.63 and a 52 week low of $0.36, with a current market cap of 63.30M and a price to earning ratio of 0.00.

Gilead Sciences, Inc.
GILD is one of the market movers to the upside today with above average volume, 1.28 times more than usual. At the close of the day, it was trading at $75.74, up $1.05 or 1.41%. The bullishness continues into the after market session. In the after market, GILD is up another $0.16 or 0.21%. GILD closed positively in 7 of the last 10 trading days. The movement today 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 trading range in the medium term. Traders are recommended to wait for further indicators to confirm this uptrend before chasing the stock at this level. GILD is finding support near $73.67 and resistance near $76.83. It has a 52 week high of $82.07 and a 52 week low of $63.76, with a market capitalization of 98.91B and a PE ratio of 8.22. Gilead Sciences, Inc. also has a dividend yield of 2.75% annually.

Micron Technology, Inc.
MU traded higher today on average volume. At the close of the day, it was trading at a price of $31.48 per share, up $0.40 or 1.29%. The bullish movement continues into the after market session. In the after market, MU is up another $0.12 or 0.38%. MU gained in 6 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s gain adds to the stock’s 2 days winning streak. Technical indicators 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 upward movement before buying the stock at this level. MU should find technical support near $30.41 and resistance near $32.07. It has a 52 week high of $32.96 and a 52 week low of $16.14, with a current market capitalization of 35.07B and a PE ratio of 14.50.

Akamai Technologies, Inc.
AKAM is one of the market movers to the upside today with average volume. At the close of the day, it was last traded at a price of $45.71, up $0.57 or 1.26%. The optimism continues into the after market session. During after hours, AKAM is up another $0.01 or 0.02%. AKAM ended the session positively in 2 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s movement extends the stock’s gain from yesterday. In the short term, the trend for this stock is bearish but the stock price is likely to trade around the current trading range in the short term. AKAM is finding support near $44.99 and resistance near $46.14. Look for a pull back or buy back when the stock trades at these levels. It has a 52 week high of $71.64 and a 52 week low of $44.65, with a current market cap of 7.84B and a PE ratio of 26.11.

PACCAR Inc
PCAR traded higher today on average volume. At market close, it was last traded at $65.16, up $0.76 or 1.18%. PCAR gained in 4 of the last 10 trading days. The movement today adds to the stock’s 2 days winning streak. Technical indicators is bullish and the stock price could breakout higher from the current level in the medium term. Investors are recommended to wait for further indicators to confirm this uptrend before chasing the stock at this level. PCAR is predicted to find support near $63.72 and resistance near $65.96. It has a 52 week high of $70.32 and a 52 week low of $53.38, with a market capitalization of 22.90B and a PE ratio of 17.41. PACCAR Inc also has a dividend yield of 1.53% annually.

Activision Blizzard, Inc.
ATVI traded higher today on below average volume. At the close of the day, it was last traded at a price of $63.48, up $0.73 or 1.16%. ATVI ended the session positively in 5 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s movement extends the stock’s gain from yesterday. In the short term, the trend for this stock is bullish but the stock price is likely to be range bounded between the current trading range in the medium term. ATVI is predicted to find support near $62.35 and resistance near $64.21. Watch out for a trend reversal when the stock trades at these levels. It has a 52 week high of $64.48 and a 52 week low of $35.12, with a market cap of 47.92B and a price to earning ratio of 43.07. Activision Blizzard, Inc. also has a dividend yield of 0.47% annually.

eBay Inc.
EBAY is ranked in the Nasdaq 100 top gainers today with below average volume. At the close of the market, it was trading at $35.20 per share, up $0.39 or 1.12%. EBAY ended the session positively in 5 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s closing figure extends the stock’s gain from yesterday. The trend for this stock is bullish but the stock price is likely to be range bounded between the current trading range in the medium term. EBAY is finding support near $34.64 and resistance near $35.53. Look for a pull back or buy back when the stock trades near these prices. It has a 52 week high of $37.48 and a 52 week low of $27.28, with a current market cap of 37.68B and a PE ratio of 5.29.

Citrix Systems, Inc.
CTXS is ranked in the Nasdaq 100 top gainers today with average volume. At the end of the day, it was last traded at $76.42 per share, up $0.82 or 1.08%. CTXS gained in 7 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s gain adds to the stock’s 3 days winning streak. Short term technical indicators is bullish and the stock price could breakout higher from the current level in the short term. Traders are recommended to wait for further indicators to confirm this up leg before chasing the stock at this level. CTXS is finding support near $74.09 and resistance near $77.75. It has a 52 week high of $87.99 and a 52 week low of $64.11, with a current market cap of 11.58B and a price to earning ratio of 23.57.

Lam Research Corporation
LRCX traded higher today on unusually low volume, only 50 percent of its usual volume. At the close of the day, it was last traded at $162.32, up $1.65 or 1.03%. The bullish movement continues into the after market session. During after hours, LRCX is up another $0.38 or 0.23%. LRCX closed positively in 5 of the last 10 trading days. Today’s closing figure extends the stock’s gain from yesterday. The trend for this stock is bullish but the stock price is likely to be capped to the current trading range in the short term. LRCX is finding support near $159.33 and resistance near $164.07. Watch out for a pull back or buy back when the stock reaches these levels. It has a 52 week high of $170.00 and a 52 week low of $89.80, with a current market capitalization of 26.37B and a PE ratio of 17.63. Lam Research Corporation also has a dividend yield of 1.11% annually.

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