5 Stocks Buzzing on Trading Terminals as Dow Jones Climbs 295 Points

Through early afternoon trading on Tuesday, August 23, 2011, the Dow (NYSE:DIA) is up 295 points to 11,150, the NASDAQ (NASDAQ:QQQ) is up 93 points to 2,439 and the S&P500 (NYSE:SPY) is up 35 points to 1,159. Here are some of today’s biggest gainers by price.

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Fossil, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOSL) is among the top gainers today as its shares are trading at $84.67, up $10.39 (+14%) from a previous close of $74.28. Fossil, Inc.is a global design, marketing and distribution company that specializes in consumer fashion accessories.

Stock Price Performance: During July 25, 2011 to August 22, 2011, the stock price had dropped $58.33 (-44%) from $132.61 to $74.28. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between October 29, 2010 and November 10, 2010 when shares rose for nine-straight days, rising 18.2% (+$10.71) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between May 11, 2011 and May 18, 2011 when shares fell for six-straight days, falling 4.4% (-$4.71) over that span.

Under Armour, Inc. (NASDAQ:UA) is among the top gainers today as its shares are trading at $61.78, up $5.79 (+10.3%) from a previous close of $55.99. The Company is a developer, marketer and distributor of branded performance apparel, footwear and accessories for men, women and youth.

Sotheby’s (NASDAQ:BID) is among the top gainers today as its shares are trading at $34.26, up $4.12 (+13.7%) from a previous close of $30.13. Sothebys is an auctioneer of authenticated fine art, antiques and decorative art, jewelry and collectibles.

Stock Price Performance: During July 25, 2011 to August 22, 2011, the stock price had dropped $14.67 (-32.7%) from $44.80 to $30.13. 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 days, rising 18.5% (+$7.47) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between July 22, 2011 and August 2, 2011 when shares fell for eight-straight days, falling 12.4% (-$5.61) over that span.

Crocs, Inc. (NASDAQ:CROX) is among the top gainers today as its shares are trading at $26.02, up $2.50 (+10.6%) from a previous close of $23.52. Crocs, Inc. and its subsidiaries are engaged in the design, development, manufacturing, marketing and distribution of consumer products, mainly casual & athletic shoes & shoe charms, from specialty resins referred to as Croslite.

Stock Price Performance: During July 25, 2011 to August 22, 2011, the stock price had dropped $4.74 (-16.8%) from $28.26 to $23.52. 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 days, rising 11.6% (+$1.89) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between January 10, 2011 and January 20, 2011 when shares fell for eight-straight days, falling 11.4% (-$2.00) over that span.

HEICO Corporation (NYSE:HEI) is among the top gainers today as its shares are trading at $49.46, up $5.12 (+11.5%) from a previous close of $44.34. The Company through its subsidiaries is engaged in the design, manufacture and sale of aerospace, defense and electronics related products and services throughout the United States and internationally.

Stock Price Performance: During July 25, 2011 to August 22, 2011, the stock price had dropped $11.83 (-21.1%) from $56.17 to $44.34. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between November 26, 2010 and December 7, 2010 when shares rose for eight-straight days, rising 12.5% (+$5.12) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between December 21, 2010 and December 31, 2010 when shares fell for eight-straight days, falling 3.8% (-$1.60) over that span.