5 Stocks Dragging Markets Lower

The Dow (NYSE:DIA) is down 634.8 points to 10,809, the NASDAQ (NASDAQ:QQQ) is down 174.7 points to 2,357 and the S&P500 (NYSE:SPY) is down 79.9 points to 1,119. Here are some of today’s biggest losers by price.

Shares of HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) are trading at $18.19, down $3.80 (-17.3%) from a previous close of $21.99.

Stock Price Performance: During June 9, 2011 to August 5, 2011, the stock price had fallen $13.25 (-37.6%) from $35.24 to $21.99. 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 6.3% (+$2.04) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between July 26, 2011 and August 2, 2011 when shares fell for six-straight days, falling 12.1% (-$3.40) over that span.

Shares of Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE:GNW) are trading at $5.63, down $1.15 (-17%) from a previous close of $6.78. Genworth Financial Inc. provides wealth management, insurance, investment and financial solutions to customers.

Stock Price Performance: During May 11, 2011 to August 5, 2011, the stock price had fallen $4.67 (-40.8%) from $11.45 to $6.78. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between October 11, 2010 and October 20, 2010 when shares rose for eight-straight days, rising 5.4% (+69 cents) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between May 2, 2011 and May 10, 2011 when shares fell for seven-straight days, falling 10.1% (-$1.27) over that span.

Shares of Harman International Ind. Inc. (NYSE:HAR) are trading at $29.02, down $5.32 (-15.5%) from a previous close of $34.34. Harman International Industries Inc. is a global audio equipment company. It is engaged in the design, development, manufacturing and marketing of high-quality audio products. It also offers electronic systems for vehicle applications.

Stock Price Performance: During May 11, 2011 to August 5, 2011, the stock price had fallen $14.32 (-29.4%) from $48.66 to $34.34. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between October 7, 2010 and October 15, 2010 when shares rose for seven-straight days, rising 8.1% (+$2.69) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between July 21, 2011 and August 2, 2011 when shares fell for nine-straight days, falling 17.3% (-$8.11) over that span.

Shares of Timken Co. (NYSE:TKR) are trading at $32.51, down $5.76 (-15.1%) from a previous close of $38.27. Timken Company develops, manufactures, markets and sells products for friction management and power transmission, alloy steels and steel components.

Stock Price Performance: During May 11, 2011 to August 5, 2011, the stock price had fallen $14.58 (-27.6%) from $52.85 to $38.27. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between November 30, 2010 and December 10, 2010 when shares rose for nine-straight days, rising 9.7% (+$4.18) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between July 21, 2011 and August 2, 2011 when shares fell for nine-straight days, falling 14.4% (-$7.04) over that span.

Shares of Complete Production Services, Inc. (NYSE:CPX) are trading at $26.69, down $4.72 (-15%) from a previous close of $31.41.

Stock Price Performance: During August 1, 2011 to August 5, 2011, the stock price had dropped $7.12 (-18.5%) from $38.53 to $31.41. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between October 28, 2010 and November 10, 2010 when shares rose for 10-straight days, rising 24.9% (+$5.79) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between May 9, 2011 and May 17, 2011 when shares fell for seven-straight days, falling 10.1% (-$3.23) over that span.

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