Cree and HomeAway Lead Stocks Being Sold in an Up Market: BMC, IRE, CREE, AWAY, ONXX

Through most of the trading day on Monday, October 10, 2011, the Dow (NYSE:DIA) is up 282.7 points to 11,385, the NASDAQ (NASDAQ:QQQ) is up 75.5 points to 2,554 and the S&P500 (NYSE:SPY) is up 33.8 points to 1,189. Here are some of today’s biggest losers by price.

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BMC Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:BMC) is one of the price losers, as its shares are trading at $36.47, down 58 cents (-1.4%) from the previous close of $36.98. BMC Software is a software vendor offering an extensive portfolio of software solutions, including mainframe, distributed and virtualized systems, applications, databases, and IT process management functions.

Stock Price Performance: From July 14, 2011, to October 7, 2011, the stock price had fallen $15.64 (-29.7%) from $52.62 to $36.98. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between March 28, 2011 and April 6, 2011 when shares rose for eight straight trading days, rising 4.1% (+$2.02). It saw one of its worst periods between July 22, 2011 and August 2, 2011 when shares fell for eight straight trading days, falling 20.1% (-$10.51).

GOVERNOR AND COMPANY OF THE BANK OF IRELAND (NYSE:IRE) is among the market losers in price, as its stock price fell by one cent (-1.9%) to 89 cents.

Stock Price Performance: From August 11, 2011, to October 7, 2011, the stock price had fallen 31 cents (-25.4%) from $1.22 to 91 cents. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between December 2, 2010 and December 9, 2010 when shares rose for six straight trading days, rising 76.2% (+$1.31). It saw one of its worst periods between December 30, 2010 and January 10, 2011 when shares fell for eight straight trading days, falling 14.9% (-40 cents).

Shares of Cree, Inc. (NASDAQ:CREE) are trading at $27.51, down 40 cents (-1.4%) from the previous close of $27.91. Cree develops and manufactures semiconductor materials and devices mainly based on silicon carbide, gallium nitride, and related compounds.

Stock Price Performance: From October 3, 2011, to October 7, 2011, the stock price had risen $4.52 (19.3%) from $23.39 to $27.91. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between October 3, 2011 and October 7, 2011 when shares rose for five straight trading days, rising 19.3% (+$4.52). It saw one of its worst periods between September 30, 2011 and October 3, 2011 when shares fell for two straight trading days, falling 10% (-$2.59).

HOMEAWAY INC (AWAY) is among the price losers in the market, as its shares are trading at $34.75, which is 35 cents (-1.3%) below the previous close of $35.22.

Stock Price Performance: From July 14, 2011, to October 7, 2011, the stock price had fallen $6.17 (-14.9%) from $41.39 to $35.22. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between August 22, 2011 and August 29, 2011 when shares rose for six straight trading days, rising 20.6% (+$7.01). It saw one of its worst periods between July 26, 2011 and August 8, 2011 when shares fell for 10 straight trading days, falling 26.2% (-$11.26).

Shares of ONYX Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ONXX) are trading at $32.48, down 55 cents (-1.7%) from the previous close of $33.05.

Stock Price Performance: From October 3, 2011, to October 7, 2011, the stock price had risen $3.53 (12%) from $29.52 to $33.05. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between August 10, 2011 and August 17, 2011 when shares rose for six straight trading days, rising 16.4% (+$4.72). It saw one of its worst periods between July 29, 2011 and August 8, 2011 when shares fell for seven straight trading days, falling 16.3% (-$5.39).

 

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