Sprint, Yandex and 3 Stocks Attracting Major Trading Interest This Morning: LCPAD, YNDX, S, RENN, PANL

Through the opening portion of the trading day on Tuesday, October 11, 2011, the Dow (NYSE:DIA) is up 0.9 points to 11,436, the NASDAQ (NASDAQ:QQQ) is up 19.3 points to 2,585 and the S&P500 (NYSE:SPY) is up 3.7 points to 1,198. Here are some of today’s biggest gainers by price.

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Shares of Liberty Media Corporation – Liberty Cap Class A Common Stock (LCPAD) are trading at $72.51, up $4 (+5.8%) from the previous close of $68.51.

Stock Price Performance: From July 7, 2011, to September 30, 2011, the stock price had fallen $21.48 (-24.5%) from $87.60 to $66.12. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between August 22, 2011 and August 31, 2011 when shares rose for eight straight trading days, rising 12.5% (+$7.94). It saw one of its worst periods between November 8, 2010 and November 16, 2010 when shares fell for seven straight trading days, falling 5.8% (-$3.50).

The stock price is up for YANDEX NV CLASS A ORDINARY SHARES (NASDAQ:YNDX), as shares are trading at $23.02, up $1.45 (+6.7%) from the previous close of $21.57.

Stock Price Performance: From July 14, 2011, to October 7, 2011, the stock price had fallen $14.35 (-42%) from $34.17 to $19.82. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between June 22, 2011 and July 1, 2011 when shares rose for eight straight trading days, rising 16.2% (+$4.98). It saw one of its worst periods between September 27, 2011 and October 4, 2011 when shares fell for six straight trading days, falling 28.6% (-$7.55).

Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE:S) is among the top gainers as its shares are trading at $2.35, up 13 cents (+6%) from the previous close of $2.22. Sprint Nextel offers a range of wireless and wireline communications products and services.

Stock Price Performance: From July 14, 2011, to October 7, 2011, the stock price had fallen $2.88 (-54.4%) from $5.29 to $2.41. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between May 17, 2011 and May 26, 2011 when shares rose for eight straight trading days, rising 15.7% (+80 cents). It saw one of its worst periods between September 13, 2011 and September 22, 2011 when shares fell for eight straight trading days, falling 15.7% (-56 cents).

Shares of RENREN INC AMERICAN DEPOSITARY SHARES EACH REPRESENTING THREE CLASS A ORDINARY SHARES (NYSE:RENN) are trading at $5.86, up 37 cents (+6.6%) from the previous close of $5.50.

Stock Price Performance: From July 15, 2011, to October 10, 2011, the stock price had fallen $4.76 (-46.4%) from $10.26 to $5.50. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between June 24, 2011 and July 7, 2011 when shares rose for nine straight trading days, rising 81.9% (+$5.10). It saw one of its worst periods between July 29, 2011 and August 8, 2011 when shares fell for seven straight trading days, falling 37.7% (-$4.08).

Shares of UNIVERSAL DISPLAY CORPORATION (NASDAQ:PANL) are trading at $47.88, up $2.90 (+6.4%) from the previous close of $44.98.

Stock Price Performance: From July 15, 2011, to October 10, 2011, the stock price had risen $14.70 (48.5%) from $30.28 to $44.98. 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 12.7% (+$4.27). It saw one of its worst periods between June 3, 2011 and June 13, 2011 when shares fell for seven straight trading days, falling 16.2% (-$6.64).

 

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