5 Stocks Up Double-Digit Percentages Today

Following are five stocks whose prices jumped more than 10% today.

  • Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN): The shares recently traded at $23.12, up $5.31, or 29.93%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $14.25 to $25.94 and its market capitalization is $1.81 billion.  About the company: Align Technology, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets the Invisalign System, a method for treating the misalignment of teeth.  The Company’s system corrects the misalignment using a series of clear, removable appliances that move teeth to a desired final position.
  • Stillwater Mining Company (NYSE:SWC): Call options on the company’s stock have increased in price while put options on the company’s stock have decreased.  The shares recently traded at $12.48, up $1.97, or 18.84%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $7.31 to $25.90 and its market capitalization is $1.29 billion.  About the company: Stillwater Mining Company explores for, develops, extracts, processes, and refines platinum, palladium, and associated metals from the J-M Reef located in Stillwater and the East Boulder Mine near McLeod, Montana. The Company also recycles automotive catalytic converters in its processing facility in Columbus, Montana.
  • CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG): Call options on the stock expiring November 19th, 2011, have increased in price and put options have declined.  This is usually interpreted to be bullish on the shares. The company’s revenue increased by 21% to $1.3 billion compared to the third quarter of 2010.  The shares recently traded at $19.06, up $1.93, or 11.27%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $12.40 to $29.88 and its market capitalization is $6.2 billion.  About the company: CB Richard Ellis Group, Inc. is a global commercial real estate services firm. The Company offers a range of services to occupiers, owners, lenders, and investors in office, retail, industrial, multi-family, and other commercial real estate assets. CB Richard Ellis offer services such as advice and execution assistance for property leasing and sales, forecasting, and valuations.
  • Newell Rubbermaid, Inc. (NYSE:NWL): The company announced plans to eliminate 500 jobs in the face of increasing commodities costs.  The shares recently traded at $15.42, up $1.60, or 11.58%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $10.87 to $20.38 and its market capitalization is $4.5 billion.  About the company: Newell Rubbermaid Inc. manufactures and markets branded consumer products which are sold through a variety of retail and wholesale distribution channels. The Company’s products include housewares, juvenile products, home furnishings, office products, tools and hardware, and hair accessories.
  • VCA Antech, Inc. (NASDAQ:WOOF): The shares recently traded at $20.33, up $2.07, or 11.34%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $14.73 to $26.29 and its market capitalization is $1.76 billion.  About the company: VCA Antech, Inc. owns, operates, and manages a network of freestanding veterinary hospitals and veterinary-exclusive clinical laboratories in the United States. The Company also supplies ultrasound and digital radiography equipment to the veterinary industry.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from Google Finance.  All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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