The market has been quiet so far today, with the Nasdaq, S&P 500 and Dow showing little change. 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:
|Company||Market Cap||Percentage Change|
|Allot (Nasdaq:ALLT)||$587.3 million||-23.6%|
|Mellanox (Nasdaq:MLNX)||$2.59 billion||-13.6%|
|Cepheid (Nasdaq:CPHD)||$2.35 billion||-7.4%|
|Ross (Nasdaq:ROST)||$12.11 billion||+7.2%|
|Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores (Nasdaq:SHOS)||$770.4 million||+6.7%|
|First Solar (Nasdaq:FSLR)||$2.78 billion||+6.6%|
|Deckers (Nasdaq:DECK)||$1.36 billion||+6.6%|
Broker Summary: E-Trade Financial
Allot (Nasdaq:ALLT) is at a share price of $13.97 after a sharp decline of 23.6%. The company's volume is currently 4.3 million shares for the day, 9.6 times its average over the past three months.
Taking a 13.6% hit, Mellanox (Nasdaq:MLNX) is currently trading at $52.84 per share. So far this morning, 5.7 million shares have changed hands. This is 4.6 times the average daily volume.
Cepheid (Nasdaq:CPHD) is down 7.4% to reach $32.87 per share. At 1.1 million shares, the company's volume so far today is which is more trading activity than there was yesterday.
After rising 7.2%, Ross (Nasdaq:ROST) is currently trading at a share price of $58.37. The company's volume for the day so far is 3.4 million shares.
Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores (Nasdaq:SHOS) is currently trading at $35.59 per share, a 6.7% increase. The company's volume for the day so far is 85,269 shares, 0.7 times the current three-month average.
Increasing 6.6%, First Solar (Nasdaq:FSLR) is trading at $34.11 per share. So far today, the company's volume is 4.1 million shares. This is 1.3 times the current daily average.
Rising 6.6%, Deckers (Nasdaq:DECK) is currently trading at $40.96 per share. This morning, 1.6 million shares have been traded, with trading activity in keeping with yesterday's on pace to finish the day below yesterday's volume of 3.6 million shares.
The Bottom Line The nature of the market is such that stocks will have good days and bad days. It is important to weigh current activity against historical performance when making any investment decisions. However, these fundamental metrics must be analyzed with historic data, industry information in addition to firm specific financial statements.
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