Nasdaq Stocks, Including NetApp, Making Big Moves on November 15, 2012

By Investopedia Staff | November 15, 2012 AAA

After the morning's trading, the market is not looking good. The Nasdaq is down 0.4%; the S&P 500 has decreased 0.3%; and the Dow has fallen 0.3%. Most stocks on the Nasdaq Composite Index are technology and Internet-related, but there are financial, consumer, bio-tech and industrial companies as well.

The biggest movers traded on the NASDAQ so far are:

Company Market Cap Percentage Change
OSI Systems (Nasdaq:OSIS) $1.53 billion -23.9%
Children\'s Place Retail Stores (Nasdaq:PLCE) $1.37 billion -15.3%
NetApp (Nasdaq:NTAP) $9.85 billion +10.6%
Spirit Airlines (Nasdaq:SAVE) $1.14 billion +8.8%
PetSmart (Nasdaq:PETM) $7.02 billion +6.9%
NetEase.com Inc (Nasdaq:NTES) $6.59 billion -6.3%
AMERCO (Nasdaq:UHAL) $2.31 billion -4.9%

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Shares of OSI Systems (Nasdaq:OSIS) are currently trading at $58.08, a steep decline of 23.9%. The company's volume is currently 1.7 million shares for the day, more than yesterday's 56,992 shares.

Children's Place Retail Stores (Nasdaq:PLCE) is at a share price of $48.27 after a sharp decline of 15.3%. The company's volume for the day so far is 1.6 million shares. This is 4.2 times the current three-month average.

NetApp (Nasdaq:NTAP) has soared 10.6% to reach a current price of $30.01 per share. The company's volume for the day so far is 11.4 million shares.

After rising 8.8%, Spirit Airlines (Nasdaq:SAVE) is currently trading at a share price of $17.10. At 527,734 shares, the company's volume so far today is 1.2 times the current daily average.

PetSmart (Nasdaq:PETM) is up 6.9% to reach a current price of $69.30 per share. So far today, 1.8 million shares of the company's stock have changed hands. This is greater than yesterday's volume of 1.5 million shares.

Falling 6.3%, NetEase.com Inc (Nasdaq:NTES) is currently at a share price of $47.12. The company's volume is currently 1.1 million shares for the day, 1.9 times its current three-month average.

At $111.78, AMERCO (Nasdaq:UHAL) has slipped 4.9%. This morning, the company is trading a volume of 10,181 shares.

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. However, these fundamental metrics must be analyzed with historic data, industry information in addition to firm specific financial statements.

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