5 Top Gaining Stocks as Dow Jumps 75 Points: EBAY, GR, HANS, IT, AG

Through most of the trading day on Friday, September 16, 2011, the Dow (NYSE:DIA) is up 75 points to 11,508, the NASDAQ (NASDAQ:QQQ) is up 8.4 points to 2,615 and the S&P500 (NYSE:SPY) is up 4.6 points to 1,213. Here are some of today’s biggest gainers by price.

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eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) is among the top gainers as its shares are trading at $33.40, up $1.36 (+4.3%) from the previous close of $32.04. eBay Inc. is an Internet company that, together with its subsidiaries, provides online marketplaces for the sale of goods and services. It also provides other online commerce platforms, online payment solutions and communication offerings to a diverse community of individuals and businesses.

Stock Price Performance: From July 19, 2011, to September 14, 2011, the stock price had fallen $3.62 (-10.7%) from $33.76 to $30.14. 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 trading days, rising 7.7% (+$2.33). It saw one of its worst periods between March 8, 2011 and March 16, 2011 when shares fell for seven straight trading days, falling 6.1% (-$1.94).

Goodrich Corporation (NYSE:GR) is among the top gainers as its shares are trading at $92.30, up $5.82 (+6.7%) from the previous close of $86.48. Goodrich Corp. supplies aerospace components, systems and services to the commercial and general aviation airplane markets as well as the global defense and space markets.

Stock Price Performance: From July 20, 2011, to September 15, 2011, the stock price had fallen $6.32 (-6.8%) from $92.80 to $86.48. It saw one of its worst periods between November 5, 2010 and November 16, 2010 when shares fell for eight straight trading days, falling 4.6% (-$3.92). The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between January 28, 2011 and February 4, 2011 when shares rose for six straight trading days, rising 3.5% (+$3.14).

Hansen Natural Corporation (NASDAQ:HANS) is one of the top price gainers as its shares are trading at $92.76, up $4.82 (+5.5%) from the previous close of $87.95. Hansen Natural Corporation through its subsidiaries, develops, markets, sells, and distributes beverages in the United States and internationally.

Stock Price Performance: From June 21, 2011, to September 15, 2011, the stock price had risen $12.98 (17.3%) from $74.97 to $87.95. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between May 23, 2011 and June 3, 2011 when shares rose for nine straight trading days, rising 5.1% (+$3.51). It saw one of its worst periods between February 1, 2011 and February 9, 2011 when shares fell for seven straight trading days, falling 5% (-$2.88).

Gartner Inc. (NYSE:IT) is among the top gainers as its shares are trading at $35.94, up $1.39 (+4%) from the previous close of $34.55. Gartner, Inc is an information technology research and advisory company, which offers independent and objective research and analysis on the information technology, computer hardware, software, communications and related technology industries.

Stock Price Performance: From June 21, 2011, to September 15, 2011, the stock price had fallen $4.43 (-11.4%) from $38.98 to $34.55. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between March 17, 2011 and April 1, 2011 when shares rose for 12 straight trading days, rising 10% (+$3.84). It saw one of its worst periods between July 19, 2011 and July 27, 2011 when shares fell for seven straight trading days, falling 6.8% (-$2.65).

The stock price is up for FIRST MAJESTIC SILVER CORP ORDINARY SHARES (CANADA) (NYSE:AG), as shares are trading at $20.93, up 89 cents (+4.4%) from the previous close of $20.05.

Stock Price Performance: From July 20, 2011, to September 15, 2011, the stock price had fallen $4.70 (-19%) from $24.75 to $20.05. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between October 27, 2010 and November 8, 2010 when shares rose for nine straight trading days, rising 53.5% (+$3.85). It saw one of its worst periods between May 31, 2011 and June 8, 2011 when shares fell for seven straight trading days, falling 16.9% (-$3.58).

 

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