5 Stocks Being Sold This Morning

Through the opening portion of the trading day on Friday, September 9, 2011, the Dow (NYSE:DIA) is down 134 points to 11,155, the NASDAQ (NASDAQ:QQQ) is down 16.5 points to 2,512 and the S&P500 (NYSE:SPY) is down 12.8 points to 1,173. Here are some of today’s biggest losers by price.

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Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. (NYSE:BBVA) is among the market losers in price, as its stock price fell by 41 cents (-5.3%) to $7.64. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. is an international financial group, with strengths in the traditional banking businesses of retail banking, asset management, private banking and wholesale banking.

Stock Price Performance: From June 14, 2011, to September 8, 2011, the stock price had fallen $2.90 (-26.4%) from $10.97 to $8.07. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between January 10, 2011 and January 24, 2011 when shares rose for 10 straight trading days, rising 36.8% (+$3.23). It saw one of its worst periods between December 31, 2010 and January 10, 2011 when shares fell for seven straight trading days, falling 10.2% (-$1).

Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) is one of the price losers, as its shares are trading at $21.76, down $1.58 (-6.8%) from the previous close of $23.35. The Kroger Co. is a retail chain operating food and drug stores, multi-department stores, jewelry stores and convenience stores in the United States.

Stock Price Performance: From July 13, 2011, to September 8, 2011, the stock price had fallen $1.79 (-7.1%) from $25.14 to $23.35. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between March 2, 2011 and March 10, 2011 when shares rose for seven straight trading days, rising 6.3% (+$1.40). It saw one of its worst periods between May 31, 2011 and June 6, 2011 when shares fell for five straight trading days, falling 6.7% (-$1.65).

LULULEMON ATHLETICA INC (NASDAQ:LULU) is among the price losers in the market, as its shares are trading at $54.81, which is $2.83 (-5%) below the previous close of $57.69.

Stock Price Performance: From June 14, 2011, to September 8, 2011, the stock price had risen $11.94 (26.1%) from $45.75 to $57.69. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between February 2, 2011 and February 11, 2011 when shares rose for eight straight trading days, rising 17.2% (+$6.19). It saw one of its worst periods between August 15, 2011 and August 22, 2011 when shares fell for six straight trading days, falling 22.4% (-$13.12).

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:REGN) is one of the price losers, as its shares are trading at $68.63, down $3.66 (-4.9%) from the previous close of $72.19. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is engaged in the research, development, and commercialization of therapeutics to treat human disorders and conditions.

Stock Price Performance: From August 10, 2011, to September 8, 2011, the stock price had risen $25.09 (53.3%) from $47.10 to $72.19. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between March 23, 2011 and April 5, 2011 when shares rose for 10 straight trading days, rising 16.9% (+$6.66). It saw one of its worst periods between July 29, 2011 and August 8, 2011 when shares fell for seven straight trading days, falling 15.3% (-$8.10).

Shares of VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) are trading at $29.78, down $4 (-12.2%) from the previous close of $33.91. VeriSign, Inc. is a provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world.

Stock Price Performance: From August 10, 2011, to September 8, 2011, the stock price had risen $5.81 (20.7%) from $28.10 to $33.91. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between November 15, 2010 and November 22, 2010 when shares rose for six straight trading days, rising 4% (+$1.26). It saw one of its worst periods between June 2, 2011 and June 13, 2011 when shares fell for eight straight trading days, falling 5.1% (-$1.78).

 

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