These Large Cap Stocks Are Seeing Significant Price Momentum

There were 10 large-cap companies whose stock price increased at least 2% yesterday.  For the purposes of this screen, large capitalization means companies whose market capitalization is greater than $1 billion. Following is some information on these potential momentum plays:

  • Sensata Technologies Holding NV (NYSE:ST): This company’s stock last traded at $35.22, its market cap is 6,143,000,000, its return on equity is 18.6%, its return on assets is 4.4%, its forward price-to-earnings ratio is 13.26, and its increase from the previous close is 3.2%.  Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. develops, manufactures, and sells sensors and controls.  The Company produces thermal circuit breakers for aircraft, pressure sensors in automotive systems, and bimetal current and temperature control devices in electric motors.
  • LG Display Co Ltd. (NYSE:LPL): This company’s stock last traded at $15.62, its market cap is 11,178,000,000, its return on equity is 10.9%, its return on assets is 3.8%, its forward price-to-earnings ratio is 159.40, and its increase from the previous close is 2.6%.  LG Display Company Ltd. develops and manufactures digital display products.  The Company’s products include thin film transistor-liquid crystal displays (TFT-LCD) for notebook and desktop computer monitors, TVs, and mobile phones.  LG Display provides its products to overseas and domestic markets.
  • KT Corporation (NYSE:KT): This company’s stock last traded at $19.74, its market cap is 9,601,000,000, its return on equity is 5.6%, its return on assets is 2.8%, its forward price-to-earnings ratio is 6.90, and its increase from the previous close is 2.5%.  KT Corporation provides telecommunications services including local, long distance, and international calling, satellite communication, data transmission, and wireless telephone services in South Korea.  The Company also offers network portal and high-speed Internet access services using asymmetric digital subscriber lines.
  • Frontier Communications (NYSE:FTR): This company’s stock last traded at $8.08, its market cap is 8,030,000,000, its return on equity is 5.6%, its return on assets is 4.6%, its forward price-to-earnings ratio is 22.32, and its increase from the previous close is 2.0%.  Frontier Communications Corporation provides communications services to rural areas and small and medium-sized towns and cities.  The Company offers a variety of voice, data, and Internet, and television services.
  • Dendreon Corporation (NASDAQ:DNDN): This company’s stock last traded at $36.88, its market cap is 5,367,000,000, its return on equity is -115.7%, its return on assets is -27.4%, its forward price-to-earnings ratio is 46.50, and its increase from the previous close is 3.8%.  Dendreon Corpration discovers and develops immunologically based therapeutic products for the treatment of cancer.  The Company combines knowledge in immunology and antigen engineering with proprietary cell separation technologies to develop therapeutic vaccines that induce cell-mediated immunity, the body’s key defense against cancer.
  • CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF): This company’s stock last traded at $137.85, its market cap is 9,828,000,000, its return on equity is 14.3%, its return on assets is 10.3%, its forward price-to-earnings ratio is 11.10, and its increase from the previous close is 4.0%.  CF Industries Holdings, Inc. maufactures and distributes nitrogen and phosphate fertilizer products in North America.  The Company’s principal products in the nitrogen segment are ammoniea, urea and urea ammonium nitrate solution and its principal products in the phosphate segment are diammonium phosphate, monoammonium phosphate, and granular muriate of potash.
  • Banco Bradesco Sa (NYSE:BBD): This company’s stock last traded at $20.57, its market cap is 77,367,000,000, its return on equity is 22.3%, its return on assets is 1.8%, its forward price-to-earnings ratio is 9.76, and its increase from the previous close is 2.0%.  Banco Bradesco S.A. attracts deposits and offers commercial banking services.  The Bank offers business loans, personal credit, mortgages, lease financing, mutual funds, securities brokerage, and Internet banking services.  Bradesco operates in Brazil and Argentina, the United States, the Cayman Islands, and the United Kingdom.  Bradesco offers credit cards, insurance, and pension funds.
  • Agrium Inc. Common (NYSE:AGU): This company’s stock last traded at $91.45, its market cap is 14,449,000,000, its return on equity is 14.7%, its return on assets is 6.0%, its forward price-to-earnings ratio is 12.05, and its increase from the previous close is 2.0%.  Agrium Inc. supplies nitrogen, potash and phosphate for agricultural, industrial, and specialty use.  The Company operates throughout the Americas and it markets its products globally.
  • AU Optronics Corp (NYSE:AUO): This company’s stock last traded at $8.79, its market cap is 7,759,000,000, its return on equity is 2.7%, its return on assets is 1.0%, its forward price-to-earnings ratio is 0.00, and its increase from the previous close is 4.6%.  AU Optronics Corp. manufactures and markets thin film transistor liquid crystal displays and plasma panel displays.  The Company sells its product in Taiwan and exports worldwide.
  • AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO): This company’s stock last traded at $55.49, its market cap is 5,239,000,000, its return on equity is 8.7%, its return on assets is 3.9%, its forward price-to-earnings ratio is 14.03, and its increase from the previous close is 2.5%.  AGCO Corporation manufactures and distributes agricultural equipment throughout the world.  The Company sells a range of agricultural equipment and related replacement parts, including tractors, combines, hay tools, sprayers, and forage equipment.  AGCO markets its products under a variety of brand names, including Massey Ferguson, AGCO, Tye, GLEANER, and Hesston.

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