5 Stocks Buzzing on Trading Terminals This Morning: NVDA, HTZ, WCRX, CY, EDMC

Through the opening portion of the trading day on Wednesday, September 14, 2011, the Dow (NYSE:DIA) is down 76.4 points to 11,036, the NASDAQ (NASDAQ:QQQ) is up 0.2 points to 2,533 and the S&P500 (NYSE:SPY) is down 4.4 points to 1,168. Here are some of today’s biggest gainers by price.

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NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) is among the top gainers as its shares are trading at $15.06, up 53 cents (+3.6%) from the previous close of $14.53. NVIDIA Corporation provides visual computing technologies that generate interactive graphics for computers, mobile devices and gaming consoles.

Stock Price Performance: From August 15, 2011, to September 13, 2011, the stock price had risen $1.16 (8.7%) from $13.37 to $14.53. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between May 4, 2011 and May 12, 2011 when shares rose for seven straight trading days, rising 9.9% (+$1.85). It saw one of its worst periods between May 31, 2011 and June 13, 2011 when shares fell for 10 straight trading days, falling 15.2% (-$3.04).

Shares of Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HTZ) are trading at $10.86, up 84 cents (+8.4%) from the previous close of $10.02.

Stock Price Performance: From June 17, 2011, to September 13, 2011, the stock price had fallen $5.28 (-34.5%) from $15.30 to $10.02. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between March 16, 2011 and March 25, 2011 when shares rose for eight straight trading days, rising 9.8% (+$1.45). It saw one of its worst periods between July 6, 2011 and July 18, 2011 when shares fell for nine straight trading days, falling 10.4% (-$1.71).

Shares of WARNER CHILCOTT PLC – ORDINARY SHARES (NASDAQ:WCRX) are trading at $14.27, up 60 cents (+4.4%) from the previous close of $13.67.

Stock Price Performance: From July 18, 2011, to September 13, 2011, the stock price had fallen $9.33 (-40.6%) from $23 to $13.67. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between December 29, 2010 and January 12, 2011 when shares rose for 11 straight trading days, rising 8.7% (+$1.92). It saw one of its worst periods between July 21, 2011 and August 4, 2011 when shares fell for 11 straight trading days, falling 21% (-$4.81).

Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY) is one of the top price gainers as its shares are trading at $16.77, up 53 cents (+3.3%) from the previous close of $16.24. Cypress Semiconductor Corporation designs, develops, manufactures and markets high-performance, mixed-signal, programmable solutions that provide customers with rapid time-to-market and system value.

Stock Price Performance: From July 18, 2011, to September 13, 2011, the stock price had fallen $4.24 (-20.7%) from $20.48 to $16.24. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between January 3, 2011 and January 14, 2011 when shares rose for 10 straight trading days, rising 17.6% (+$3.18). It saw one of its worst periods between August 29, 2011 and September 6, 2011 when shares fell for six straight trading days, falling 8.8% (-$1.45).

Shares of Education Management Corporation (NASDAQ:EDMC) are trading at $17.59, up $1.99 (+12.8%) from the previous close of $15.60.

Stock Price Performance: From July 18, 2011, to September 13, 2011, the stock price had fallen $10.35 (-39.9%) from $25.95 to $15.60. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between May 2, 2011 and May 16, 2011 when shares rose for 11 straight trading days, rising 26.3% (+$4.62). It saw one of its worst periods between July 19, 2011 and July 29, 2011 when shares fell for nine straight trading days, falling 15.5% (-$4.08).

 

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