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Tickers in this Article: NPSP, LQDT, INFY, JBHT, PDCE, VRTX, GEVA
The market has been slipping so far today: the Nasdaq is down 0.2%; the S&P 500 has decreased 0.4%; and the Dow is trading down 0.2%. The Nasdaq Composite Index represents all the stocks that trade on the Nasdaq stock market.

The biggest movers traded on the NASDAQ so far are:
CompanyMarket CapPercentage Change
NPS Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq:NPSP)$788.3 million+15.3%
Liquidity Services (Nasdaq:LQDT)$1.35 billion-10.9%
Infosys Ltd (Nasdaq:INFY)$27.55 billion-9.9%
J.B. Hunt Transport Services (Nasdaq:JBHT)$6.44 billion+7.2%
PDC Energy (Nasdaq:PDCE)$994.6 million-5.8%
Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq:VRTX)$12.28 billion-5.6%
Synageva (Nasdaq:GEVA)$1.26 billion-4.6%
Broker Summary: Charles Schwab Online Brokerage

NPS Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq:NPSP) is currently at $10.53 per share after a dramatic increase of 15.3%. The company is currently trading a volume of seven million shares.

Taking a 10.9% hit, Liquidity Services (Nasdaq:LQDT) is currently trading at $38.87 per share. So far today, the company's volume is 1.3 million shares, 1.8 times its current daily average.

Infosys Ltd (Nasdaq:INFY) has fallen 9.9% and is currently trading at $43.44 per share. The company's volume for the day so far is five million shares. Yesterday's volume was only 2.6 million shares.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services (Nasdaq:JBHT) is up 7.2% to reach a current price of $58.72 per share. The company's volume is currently 2.4 million shares for the day, 2.1 times its current three-month average.

PDC Energy (Nasdaq:PDCE) is down 5.8% to reach $30.96 per share. So far today, the company's volume is 144,614 shares.

Currently trading at $53.70 per share, Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq:VRTX) has fallen 5.6%. The company's volume is currently 1.4 million shares for the day, consistent with its current daily average.

Falling 4.6%, Synageva (Nasdaq:GEVA) is currently at a share price of $49.77. The company is trading at a volume of 55,272 shares. This is a sign that there will be less trading activity than there was yesterday.

The Bottom Line On any given day, a particular stock may see positive or negative change in its share price. Paying close attention to the previous ratios will help you identify key times to adjust your strategy. Keep in mind that all these ratios should be compared against historical numbers and industry information in order to get a more complete picture.

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