5 Stocks Attracting Major Trading Interest This Morning

Through the opening portion of the trading day on Monday, September 12, 2011, the Dow (NYSE:DIA) is down 108 points to 10,883, the NASDAQ (NASDAQ:QQQ) is down 8.3 points to 2,460 and the S&P500 (NYSE:SPY) is down 9.7 points to 1,145. Here are some of today’s biggest gainers by price.

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eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) is one of the top price gainers as its shares are trading at $29.21, up 75 cents (+2.6%) from the previous close of $28.46. eBay Inc. is an Internet company that, together with its subsidiaries, provides online marketplaces for the sale of goods and services. It also provides other online commerce platforms, online payment solutions and communication offerings to a diverse community of individuals and businesses.

Stock Price Performance: From July 14, 2011, to September 9, 2011, the stock price had fallen $3.73 (-11.6%) from $32.19 to $28.46. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between January 28, 2011 and February 8, 2011 when shares rose for eight straight trading days, rising 7.7% (+$2.33). It saw one of its worst periods between March 8, 2011 and March 16, 2011 when shares fell for seven straight trading days, falling 6.1% (-$1.94).

Avago Technologies Limited (NASDAQ:AVGO) is among the top gainers as its shares are trading at $33.20, up 90 cents (+2.8%) from the previous close of $32.30. Avago Technologies Limited is a designer, developer and global supplier of a broad range of analog semiconductor devices with a focus on III-V based products.

Stock Price Performance: From July 14, 2011, to September 9, 2011, the stock price had fallen $2.88 (-8.2%) from $35.18 to $32.30. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between September 22, 2010 and October 1, 2010 when shares rose for eight straight trading days, rising 9% (+$1.85). It saw one of its worst periods between July 6, 2011 and July 14, 2011 when shares fell for seven straight trading days, falling 10% (-$3.90).

Micron Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) is among the top gainers as its shares are trading at $6.54, up 20 cents (+3.1%) from the previous close of $6.35. Micron Technology is a global manufacturer and marketer of Flash memory, image sensors and other semiconductor components.

Stock Price Performance: From June 15, 2011, to September 9, 2011, the stock price had fallen $1.72 (-21.3%) from $8.07 to $6.35. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between January 28, 2011 and February 8, 2011 when shares rose for eight straight trading days, rising 10.3% (+$1.07). It saw one of its worst periods between May 31, 2011 and June 13, 2011 when shares fell for 10 straight trading days, falling 18.7% (-$1.91).

Atmel Corporation (NASDAQ:ATML) is among the top gainers as its shares are trading at $8.92, up 23 cents (+2.6%) from the previous close of $8.69. Atmel Corp designs, develops, manufactures and sells a range of semiconductor integrated circuit products & capacitive touch solutions, including microcontrollers, advanced logic, mixed-signal, nonvolatile memory and radio frequency components.

Stock Price Performance: From June 15, 2011, to September 9, 2011, the stock price had fallen $4.64 (-34.8%) from $13.33 to $8.69. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between December 29, 2010 and January 11, 2011 when shares rose for 10 straight trading days, rising 13.2% (+$1.61). It saw one of its worst periods between August 29, 2011 and September 6, 2011 when shares fell for six straight trading days, falling 9.9% (-91 cents).

Shares of NETLOGIC MICROSYSTEMS INC (NASDAQ:NETL) are trading at $47.95, up $16.04 (+50.3%) from the previous close of $31.91.

Stock Price Performance: From July 14, 2011, to September 9, 2011, the stock price had fallen $6.36 (-16.6%) from $38.27 to $31.91. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between December 31, 2010 and January 11, 2011 when shares rose for eight straight trading days, rising 17.6% (+$5.53). It saw one of its worst periods between July 8, 2011 and July 18, 2011 when shares fell for seven straight trading days, falling 7.2% (-$2.93).