10 Biggest Stock Price Percentage Movers December 16th

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about 10 stocks showing big percentage moves on our trading screens:

Big gainers:

  1. Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CIE): Up +23.11%. Cobalt International Energy, Inc. is an oil-focused exploration and production company. The Company explores for oil in the deep offshore waters of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and West Africa, with an emphasis on sub-salt and pre-salt exploration, development, and production. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  2. KiOR Inc (NASDAQ:KIOR): Up +10.92%. KiOR, Inc. intends to produce renewable fuels. The Company developed a technology that converts non-food biomass into hydrocarbon-based oil. The renewable crude oil can be refined, using standard refinery equipment, into gasoline and diesel fuels. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  3. WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ:WBMD): Up +8.92%. WebMD Health Corp. provides health information services to consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers, and health plans. The Company provides its services through its public and private online portals and health-focused publications. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  4. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX): Up +7.89%. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated discovers, develops, and commercializes novel, small molecule pharmaceuticals for the treatment of diseases for which there are currently limited or no effective treatments. The Company is developing drugs for the treatment of viral diseases, multidrug resistance in cancer, inflammatory and autoimmune diseases, and neurodegenerative diseases. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  5. Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC): Up +7.47%. Centene Corporation is a multi-line managed care organization that provides Medicaid and Medicaid-related programs. The Company has health plans in several states. The Company also provides specialty services, including behavioral health, nurse triage, and treatment compliance. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Big losers:

  1. Lender Processing Services, Inc. (NYSE:LPS): Down -15.17%. Lender Processing Services, Inc. offers mortgage processing and default management outsourcing services to mortgage lenders. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  2. Research In Motion Limited (NASDAQ:RIMM): Down -11.1%. Research In Motion Limited (RIM) designs, manufactures, and markets wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. The Company provides platforms and solutions for access to email, phone, SMS messaging, Internet, and Intranet-based applications. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  3. Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE:CVC): Down -8.18%. Cablevision Systems Corporation provides telecommunications and entertainment services. The Company has operations in multimedia delivery, subscription cable television services, championship professional sports teams, and national television program networks. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  4. Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD): Down -7.15%. Sears Holdings Corporation is a broadline retailer with full-line and specialty retail stores in the United States and Canada. The Company retails home appliances, as well as tools, lawn and garden products, home electronics, and other products. Sears Holdings also provides automotive repair and maintenance. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  5. Silver Standard Resources Inc. (NASDAQ:SSRI): Down -4.56%. Silver Standard Resources Inc. is a silver exploration company focused on acquiring and developing silver resources on a global basis. The Company has projects in Argentina, Peru, Mexico, Canada, Chile, the United States and Australia. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from Google Finance. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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