High Demand Stocks on Trading Screens Today

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up at 12,075, the S&P 500 Index at 1,239 and the Nasdaq at 2,610. Here are the hottest stocks drumming up trading chatter on Wall Street today:

  1. Synovis Life Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYNO): Shares of Synovis Life Technologies, Inc. are trading higher 50% today. Synovis Life Technologies, Inc. develops, designs, manufactures, and brings to market medical devices for surgical and interventional treatment of disease. The Company provides products such as implantable biomaterial, surgical productivity tools, micro-wire components, and a coupler system. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  2. Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY): Shares of Best Buy Co., Inc. are trading lower 11.5% today. Best Buy Co., Inc. retails consumer electronics, home office products, entertainment software, appliances and related services through its retail stores, as well as its web site. The Company also retails pre-recorded home entertainment products through retail stores. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  3. Endocyte, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECYT): Shares of Endocyte, Inc. are trading lower 63% today. Endocyte Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted therapies for the treatment of cancer and inflammatory diseases. The Company uses a proprietary technology to create small molecule drug conjugates, or SMDCs, and companion imaging diagnostics that actively target receptors that are over-expressed on diseased cells, relative to healthy cells. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  4. FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS): Shares of FactSet Research Systems Inc. are trading lower 7.5% today. FactSet Research Systems Inc. supplies global economic and financial data to analysts, investment bankers, and other financial professionals. The Company combines databases from multiple suppliers into a single online source of information and analytics, including fundamental data. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  5. The Pantry, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTRY): Shares of The Pantry, Inc. are trading lower 10.7% today. The Pantry, Inc. operates convenience stores in the southeastern United States. The Company’s stores offer a variety of merchandise and gasoline, as well as ancillary services designed to appeal to the convenience needs of the customers. The Pantry’s stores are located in Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, Virginia, and Georgia. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  6. Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL): Shares of Hexcel Corporation are trading higher 1% today. Hexcel Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets reinforcement products, composite materials, and engineered products. The Company’s products are used in the commercial aerospace, space and defense, electronics, general industrial, and recreation markets for a variety of end products. Hexcel operates around the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  7. Cabot Microelectronics Corporation (NASDAQ:CCMP): Shares of Cabot Microelectronics Corporation are trading higher 16.6% today. Cabot Microelectronics Corporation supplies slurries used in chemical mechanical planarization, a polishing process used in the manufacture of integrated circuit devices. The slurries are liquids containing abrasives and chemicals that enhance the polishing process. The polishing process itself facilitates the manufacture of smaller, faster, and more complex integrated circuit devices. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  8. Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXA): Shares of Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc. are trading higher 34.6% today. Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of proprietary products for the treatment of acute and intermittent conditions. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  9. YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSEAMEX:YMI): Shares of YM BioSciences Inc. are trading higher 12.3% today. YM Biosciences Inc. is developing cancer drugs based on technologies licensed primarily from international academic centers. The Company is currently developing a small molecule chemopotentiator for metastatic breast cancer, an EGFr humanized monoclonal antibody, and a GnRH cancer vaccine. YM is also supporting the preclinical development of additional cancer products. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  10. A.M. Castle & Co. (NYSE:CAS): Shares of A.M. Castle & Co. are trading higher .47% today. A. M. Castle & Co. provides highly-engineered materials and value-added processing services to a variety of industrial companies. The Company distributes specialty metals, nickel alloys, aluminum, titanium, and copper and brass. A. M. Castle also provides materials management programs. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

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

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