5 Stocks Investors Are Dumping This Morning: S, WFM, MYL, RAH, CVI

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 losers by price.

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Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM) is one of the price losers, as its shares are trading at $59.95, down one cent (-9.9%) from the previous close of $66.56.

Stock Price Performance: From February 8, 2011, to May 5, 2011, the stock price had risen $7.12 (13.5%) from $52.83 to $59.95. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between March 10, 2011 and March 21, 2011 when shares rose for eight straight trading days, rising 5.9% (+$3.44). It saw one of its worst periods between April 21, 2011 and April 28, 2011 when shares fell for five straight trading days, falling 5.8% (-$3.86).

Shares of Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE:S) are trading at $3.42, down 15 cents (-4.1%) from the previous close of $3.57. Sprint Nextel Corp. offers a range of wireless and wireline communications products and services.

Stock Price Performance: From July 18, 2011, to September 13, 2011, the stock price had fallen $1.62 (-31.2%) from $5.19 to $3.57. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between May 17, 2011 and May 26, 2011 when shares rose for eight straight trading days, rising 15.7% (+80 cents). It saw one of its worst periods between July 19, 2011 and July 25, 2011 when shares fell for five straight trading days, falling 2.1% (-11 cents).

Shares of Mylan Inc (NASDAQ:MYL) are trading at $19.39, down 68 cents (-4.1%) from the previous close of $20.22. Mylan is a global pharmaceutical company that develops, licenses, manufactures, markets and distributes pharmaceuticals and active pharmaceutical ingredients.

Stock Price Performance: From July 18, 2011, to September 13, 2011, the stock price had fallen $2.91 (-12.6%) from $23.13 to $20.22. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between June 22, 2011 and July 1, 2011 when shares rose for eight straight trading days, rising 9.3% (+$2.12). It saw one of its worst periods between April 27, 2011 and May 6, 2011 when shares fell for eight straight trading days, falling 5.3% (-$1.33).

Shares of Ralcorp Holding Inc. (NYSE:RAH) are trading at $76.59, down $8.38 (-10%) from the previous close of $85.14. Ralcorp Holdings, Inc. is engaged in manufacturing, distributing and marketing Post (NYSE:R) branded cereals and store brand (private label) food products in the grocery, mass merchandise, drug and foodservice channels.

Stock Price Performance: From August 15, 2011, to September 13, 2011, the stock price had risen $1.82 (2.2%) from $83.32 to $85.14. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between September 28, 2010 and October 6, 2010 when shares rose for seven straight trading days, rising 3.6% (+$2.08). It saw one of its worst periods between July 7, 2011 and July 15, 2011 when shares fell for seven straight trading days, falling 2% (-$1.76).

CVR Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CVI) is among the market losers in price, as its stock price fell by $1.16 (-4.4%) to $24.70.

Stock Price Performance: From June 16, 2011, to September 12, 2011, the stock price had risen $5.13 (22.7%) from $22.58 to $27.71. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between June 24, 2011 and July 8, 2011 when shares rose for 10 straight trading days, rising 17% (+$3.87). It saw one of its worst periods between November 4, 2010 and November 12, 2010 when shares fell for seven straight trading days, falling 6.6% (-77 cents).

 

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