Technology Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Dec 9th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Blue Coat Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCSI): The shares closed at $25.11, up $7.63, or 43.65%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.07 billion. About the company: Blue Coat Systems, Inc. provides Web security solutions that increase the protection and control of enterprise Web infrastructures. The Company’s Web security appliances are dedicated port 80 security solutions built to protect corporate networks against Web-based viruses, unfiltered Web communication, and inappropriate Web content. Blue Coat serves a wide range of industries. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • SeaChange International (NASDAQ:SEAC): The shares closed at $7.89, up $0.91, or 13.04%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $254.08 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 >>
  • Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX): The shares closed at $36.83, up $3.43, or 10.27%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.55 billion. About the company: Cognex Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and markets machine vision systems. The Company’s systems are used to automate the manufacture of a variety of discrete items and to assure their quality. Cognex has regional offices located throughout North America, Japan, Europe, and Southeast Asia. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Intevac, Inc. (NASDAQ:IVAC): The shares closed at $7.23, up $0.62, or 9.38%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $166.87 million. About the company: Intevac, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells complex capital equipment that is primarily used to manufacture data storage products and flat panel displays. The Company supplies electro-optical devices and sputtering systems used to manufacture thin-film disks for computer hard disk drives. Intevac also sells disk lubrication equipment and contact stop-start test equipment. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Zix Corporation (NASDAQ:ZIXI): The shares closed at $2.72, up $0.23, or 9.24%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $179.52 million. About the company: Zix Corporation provides hosted internet applications in SaaS models that require high security. Two core businesses: Email Encryption for regulatory compliance and protecting sensitive communications and e-Prescribing, which provides real-time access to critical information at the point-of-care to enhance the electronic transmission of prescriptions directly to pharmacies. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • OYO Geospace Corporation (NASDAQ:OYOG): The shares closed at $80.90, down $6.93, or 7.89%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $513.33 million. About the company: OYO Geospace Corporation designs and manufactures instruments and equipment used in the acquisition and processing of seismic data. The Company markets its seismic instruments primarily to the oil and gas industry worldwide. OYO Geospace also designs and manufactures thermal imaging equipment and distributes dry thermal film products to the commercial graphics industry. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Mediware Info. Systems (NASDAQ:MEDW): The shares closed at $12.79, down $0.55, or 4.12%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $104.24 million. About the company: Mediware Information Systems, Inc. develops, implements, and supports clinical management information systems marketed to the healthcare industry. The Company’s systems automate clinical departments within the hospital environment. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Lattice Semiconductor (NASDAQ:LSCC): The shares closed at $6.34, down $0.25, or 3.79%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $744.21 million. About the company: Lattice Semiconductor Corporation designs, develops, and markets high speed programmable logic devices. The Company’s products provide electronic systems customers with quickly designed, easily configured components. Lattice markets its products to original equipment manufacturers of communication, computing, industrial, and military systems. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Coinstar, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSTR): The shares closed at $46.04, down $1.41, or 2.97%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.42 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 >>
  • Comtech Telecomm. Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL): The shares closed at $29.55, down $0.85, or 2.8%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $693.34 million. About the company: Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, and manufactures technology electronic products and systems. The Company’s communications products are used worldwide for voice, data, facsimile, and video transmissions at microwave frequencies in satellite, over-the-horizon microwave, terrestrial line-of-sight, and wireless telecommunications. 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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