5 Big Gaining Stocks Buzzing on Trading Terminals Mid-Day: ATI, SPW, AH, RENN, GTI

Through the opening portion of the trading day on Tuesday, September 27, 2011, the Dow (NYSE:DIA) is up 253.8 points to 11,297, the NASDAQ (NASDAQ:QQQ) is up 45.5 points to 2,562 and the S&P500 (NYSE:SPY) is up 26.2 points to 1,189. Here are some of today’s biggest gainers by price.

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Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:ATI) is one of the top price gainers as its shares are trading at $42.92, up $4.15 (+10.7%) from the previous close of $38.77. Allegheny Technologies is a global producer of specialty metals. Through its innovative technologies, the company offers a wide range of specialty metals solutions and products, which include titanium and titanium alloys, nickel-based and superalloys, etc.

Stock Price Performance: From June 29, 2011, to September 23, 2011, the stock price had fallen $26.61 (-41.5%) from $64.05 to $37.44. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between April 18, 2011 and April 27, 2011 when shares rose for seven straight trading days, rising 10.7% (+$6.99). It saw one of its worst periods between July 21, 2011 and August 2, 2011 when shares fell for nine straight trading days, falling 19.7% (-$12.97).

SPX Corporation (NYSE:SPW) is among the top gainers as its shares are trading at $50.85, up $3.76 (+8%) from the previous close of $47.09. SPX is a global multi-industry manufacturing company offering highly-specialized engineered solutions to solve critical problems for customers.

Stock Price Performance: From June 29, 2011, to September 23, 2011, the stock price had fallen $34.11 (-42.3%) from $80.58 to $46.47. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between June 15, 2011 and June 23, 2011 when shares rose for seven straight trading days, rising 6% (+$4.48). It saw one of its worst periods between July 22, 2011 and August 8, 2011 when shares fell for 12 straight trading days, falling 36% (-$29.84).

The stock price is up for ACCRETIVE HEALTH INC (NYSE:AH), as shares are trading at $24.04, up $1.89 (+8.5%) from the previous close of $22.15.

Stock Price Performance: From July 29, 2011, to September 26, 2011, the stock price had fallen $7.89 (-26.3%) from $30.04 to $22.15. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between December 15, 2010 and January 11, 2011 when shares rose for 19 straight trading days, rising 23.6% (+$3.30). It saw one of its worst periods between October 26, 2010 and November 9, 2010 when shares fell for 11 straight trading days, falling 16.2% (-$1.86).

The stock price is up for RENREN INC AMERICAN DEPOSITARY SHARES EACH REPRESENTING THREE CLASS A ORDINARY SHARES (NYSE:RENN), as shares are trading at $5.88, which is 53 cents (+9.9%) higher than the previous close of $5.35.

Stock Price Performance: From July 29, 2011, to September 26, 2011, the stock price had fallen $5.48 (-50.6%) from $10.83 to $5.35. 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 81.9% (+$5.10). It saw one of its worst periods between July 29, 2011 and August 8, 2011 when shares fell for seven straight trading days, falling 37.7% (-$4.08).

Shares of GRAFTECH INTERNATIONAL LTD (NYSE:GTI) are trading at $14.48, up $1.04 (+7.8%) from the previous close of $13.44.

Stock Price Performance: From June 30, 2011, to September 26, 2011, the stock price had fallen $6.83 (-33.7%) from $20.27 to $13.44. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between April 19, 2011 and April 29, 2011 when shares rose for eight straight trading days, rising 15.9% (+$3.19). It saw one of its worst periods between July 22, 2011 and August 8, 2011 when shares fell for 12 straight trading days, falling 42.8% (-$9.58).

 

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