4 Stocks Climbing as Markets Rally on August 26th

So far this morning the Dow (NYSE:DIA) is up 15.4 points to 11,163, the Nasdaq (NASDAQ:QQQ) is up 16.8 points to 2,436 and the S&P 500 (NYSE:SPY) is up four points to 1,163. Here are some of today’s biggest gainers by price.

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Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF) shares are trading at $66.97, up $3.86 (+6.1%) from the previous close of $63.11. Tiffany & Co. is a jeweler and specialty retailer that sells timepieces, sterling silverware, china, crystal, stationery, fragrances and accessories.

Stock Price Performance: From July 28, 2011, to August 25, 2011, the stock price fell $16.31 (-20.5%) from $79.42 to $63.11. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between September 9, 2010 and September 20, 2010 when shares rose for eight straight trading days, rising 10.2% (+$4.22). It saw one of its worst periods between December 29, 2010 and January 7, 2011 when shares fell for eight straight trading days, falling 7.3% (-$4.61).

MICROS Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCRS) shares are trading at $43.69, up $2.67 (+6.5%) from the previous close of $41.02. Micros Systems, Inc. is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, marketer, and servicer of enterprise information solutions for the global hospitality and retail industries.

Stock Price Performance: From June 1, 2011, to August 25, 2011, the stock price fell $8.83 (-17.7%) from $49.85 to $41.02. It saw one of its worst periods between May 31, 2011 and June 13, 2011 when shares fell for 10 straight trading days, falling 9.3% (-$4.73). The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between June 24, 2011 and July 7, 2011 when shares rose for nine straight trading days, rising 9.2% (+$4.37).

Acme Packet, Inc. (NASDAQ:APKT) shares are trading at $43.62, up $2.37 (+5.7%) from the previous close of $41.25. The company provides session border controllers that enable service providers to deliver secure interactive communications-voice, video and other real-time multimedia sessions-across Internet Protocol network borders.

Stock Price Performance: From June 1, 2011, to August 25, 2011, the stock price fell $31.20 (-43.1%) from $72.45 to $41.25. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between August 26, 2010 and September 3, 2010 when shares rose for seven straight trading days, rising 12.1% (+$3.92). It saw one of its worst periods between August 12, 2011 and August 19, 2011 when shares fell for six straight trading days, falling 28.2% (-$15.66).

Pandora Media Inc. (NYSE:P) shares are trading at $13.43, which is 96 cents (+7.7%) higher than the previous close of $12.47.

Stock Price Performance: From June 29, 2011, to August 25, 2011, the stock price fell $5.03 (-28.7%) from $17.50 to $12.47. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between August 9, 2011 and August 17, 2011 when shares rose for seven straight trading days, rising 23.4% (+$2.74). It saw one of its worst periods between July 21, 2011 and August 3, 2011 when shares fell for 10 straight trading days, falling 28.5% (-$5.35).

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