Sector Review: Action in the Technology Sector on Dec 8th

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about today’s action in the Technology (NYSE:XLK) sector:

Gainers (% price change)

  • DemandTec, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMAN): The shares closed at $13.15, up $4.72, or 55.99%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $437.71 million. About the company: DemandTec, Inc. provides consumer demand management (CDM) software. The Company’s software captures and analyzes recent retailer and market-level data to provide a scientific understanding of consumer behavior. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • MEMC Electronic Materials (NYSE:WFR): The shares closed at $4.64, up $0.43, or 10.21%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.07 billion. About the company: MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. produces silicon wafers. The Company’s products are used in computers, telecommunications equipment, automobiles, consumer electronics products, industrial automation and control systems, and analytical and defense systems. MEMC operates manufacturing facilities in Italy, Japan, Malaysia, South Korea, Taiwan, and the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Spreadtrum Communications (NASDAQ:SPRD): The shares closed at $22.61, up $1.89, or 9.12%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.06 billion. About the company: Spreadtrum Communications, Inc. is a fabless semiconductor company that designs, develops, and markets baseband processor solutions for the wireless communications market. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Cypress Semicond. Corp. (NASDAQ:CY): The shares closed at $10.56, up $0.86, or 8.87%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.64 billion. About the company: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and markets a line of digital and mixed-signal integrated circuits. The Company’s circuits are used in the data communications, telecommunications, computers, and instrumentation systems markets. Cypress’ products are marketed worldwide through a network of sales offices, distributors, and sales representative firm. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Coinstar, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSTR): The shares closed at $47.45, up $3.45, or 7.84%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.46 billion. About the company: Coinstar, Inc. owns and operates vending machines and offers financial services. The Company rents movies on DVD from vending machines; operates coin counting machines; and offers global money transfers and prepaid debit/credit cards. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • Powell Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:POWL): The shares closed at $32.66, down $3.61, or 9.95%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $383.59 million. About the company: Powell Industries, Inc. designs, manufactures, and packages equipment and systems for the distribution, control, and management of electrical energy and process control systems. The Company serves industrial customers such as oil and gas producers, refineries, petrochemical plants, transportation facilities, and public and private utilities. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Power-One, Inc. (NASDAQ:PWER): The shares closed at $3.93, down $0.43, or 9.75%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $410.14 million. About the company: Power-One, Inc. designs and manufactures power conversion products primarily for the communications infrastructure market. The Company sells its products to customers in the communications, automatic test equipment, medical equipment, industrial, transportation, and other electronic equipment industries. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Veeco Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ:VECO): The shares closed at $23.16, down $2.44, or 9.53%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $896.69 million. About the company: Veeco Instruments Inc. manufactures enabling solutions for customers in the HB-LED, solar, data storage, semiconductor, scientific research and industrial markets. The Company has technology positions in three businesses: LED & Solar Process Equipment, Data Storage Process Equipment, and Metrology Instruments. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • SeaChange International (NASDAQ:SEAC): The shares closed at $6.98, down $0.72, or 9.35%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $224.77 million. About the company: SeaChange International, Inc. develops video server systems and software to manage, store, and distribute digital video for television operators and telecommunications companies. The Company’s turnkey systems automate the distribution of short and long form video streams, including advertisements, movies, news updates, and other video programming requiring continuous execution Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Bel Fuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:BELFB): The shares closed at $18.12, down $1.74, or 8.76%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $224.72 million. About the company: Bel Fuse Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells products used in networking, telecommunication, data transmission, and automotive and consumer electronics. The Company’s products include magnetic components, fuses, delay lines, and thick film hybrids. Bel Fuse operates facilities around the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Most Actives (dollar volume)

  • Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): The shares closed at $390.66, up $1.57, or 0.4%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $363.08 billion. About the company: Apple Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets personal computers and related personal computing and mobile communication devices along with a variety of related software, services, peripherals, and networking solutions. The Company sells its products worldwide through its online stores, its retail stores, its direct sales force, third-party wholesalers, and resellers. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT): The shares closed at $25.40, down $0.2, or 0.78%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $213.67 billion. About the company: Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses, sells, and supports software products. The Company offers operating system software, server application software, business and consumer applications software, software development tools, and Internet and intranet software. Microsoft also develops video game consoles and digital music entertainment devices. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC): The shares closed at $24.70, down $0.96, or 3.74%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $125.77 billion. About the company: Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells computer components and related products. The Company’s major products include microprocessors, chipsets, embedded processors and microcontrollers, flash memory products, graphics products, network and communications products, systems management software, conferencing products, and digital imaging products. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO): The shares closed at $18.57, down $0.42, or 2.21%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $99.83 billion. About the company: Cisco Systems, Inc. supplies data networking products for the Internet. The Company’s Internet Protocol-based networking solutions are installed at corporations, public institutions and telecommunication companies worldwide. The Company’s solutions transport data, voice, and video within buildings, across campuses, and around the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM): The shares closed at $54.07, down $0.38, or 0.7%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $90.89 billion. About the company: QUALCOMM, Inc. develops and manufactures digital wireless communications equipment. The Company licenses its Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) intellectual property to other companies, and produces CDMA-based integrated circuits; equipment and software used to track workers and assets; software for wireless content enablement; and offers services to deliver multimedia content. 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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