Top Stock Price Percentage Movers August 11th

Following are some stocks showing big percentage moves on our trading screens:

Big gainers:

  1. Valhi, Inc. (NYSE:VHI): Up +18.46%. Valhi, Inc. is involved in the titanium dioxide pigments, component products, titanium metals products, and waste management industries. The Company produces titanium dioxide pigments, titanium metals products, ergonomic computer support systems, and precision ball bearing slides. Valhi also owns and operates a facility for the processing, treatment, and disposal of hazardous wastes.
  2. News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA): Up +18.09%. News Corporation is a diversified global media company. The Company’s operations include the production and distribution of motion pictures and television programming. The Company provides television, direct satellite, and cable broadcasting and the publication of newspapers, magazines, books and promotional inserts. News Corp. Earnings Cheat Sheet: Revenue Rises>>
  3. Youku.com Inc (NYSE:YOKU): Up +17.87%. Youku.com Inc. is an Internet television company. The Company’s Internet television platform enables consumers to search, view and share video content quickly and easily across multiple devices in the People’s Republic of China.
  4. Mission NewEnergy Limited (NASDAQ:MNEL): Up +17.25%.
  5. News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWS): Up +16.75%. News Corporation is a diversified global media company. The Company’s operations include the production and distribution of motion pictures and television programming. The Company provides television, direct satellite, and cable broadcasting and the publication of newspapers, magazines, books and promotional inserts.

Big losers:

  1. ProShares UltraShort S&P500 (NYSE:SDS): Down -10.42%. UltraShort S&P500 ProShares is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks daily investment results that correspond to twice (200%) the inverse (opposite) of the daily performance of the S&P 500 Index.
  2. ProShares UltraShort DJ-UBS Crude Oi ETF (NYSE:SCO): Down -9.36%. ProShares UltraShort DJ-UBS Crude Oil is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund will seek daily investment results that correspond to twice (200%) the inverse (opposite) the daily performance, whether positive or negative, of its corresponding benchmark. The Fund tracks a multiple or inverse multiple of the daily performance of Dow Jones-UBS Crude Oil Sub-Index.
  3. Open Text Corporation (NASDAQ:OTEX): Down -9.26%. Open Text Corporation provides intranet, extranet, and corporate portal solutions to organizations located throughout the world. The Company’s flagship product, Livelink is an off-the-shelf, enterprise scalable, collaborative application for companies that want to leverage their information and resources through intranets.
  4. PIMCO Corporate Opportunity Fund (NYSE:PTY): Down -8.02%. PIMCO Corporate Opportunity Fund is a diversified, closed-end management investment company incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective is maximum total return through a combination of current income and capital appreciation.