5 Stocks Attracting Major Trading Interest This Afternoon

Through most of the trading day on Monday, September 12, 2011, the Dow (NYSE:DIA) is down 110.5 points to 10,883, the NASDAQ (NASDAQ:QQQ) is down 7.8 points to 2,460 and the S&P500 (NYSE:SPY) is down 10.5 points to 1,144. Here are some of today’s biggest gainers by price.

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Marvell Technology Group, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRVL) is among the top gainers as its shares are trading at $14.16, up 47 cents (+3.4%) from the previous close of $13.69. Marvell Technology Group is a global semiconductor provider of analog, mixed-signal, digital signal processing and embedded microprocessor integrated circuits.

Stock Price Performance: From August 11, 2011, to September 9, 2011, the stock price had risen $1.06 (8.4%) from $12.63 to $13.69. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between January 4, 2011 and January 18, 2011 when shares rose for 10 straight trading days, rising 20.8% (+$3.77). It saw one of its worst periods between December 2, 2010 and December 16, 2010 when shares fell for 11 straight trading days, falling 9.2% (-$1.89).

Atmel Corporation (NASDAQ:ATML) is one of the top price gainers as its shares are trading at $9.01, up 32 cents (+3.7%) from the previous close of $8.69. Atmel Corp designs, develops, manufactures and sells a range of semiconductor integrated circuit products & capacitive touch solutions, including microcontrollers, advanced logic, mixed-signal, nonvolatile memory and radio frequency components.

Stock Price Performance: From June 15, 2011, to September 9, 2011, the stock price had fallen $4.64 (-34.8%) from $13.33 to $8.69. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between December 29, 2010 and January 11, 2011 when shares rose for 10 straight trading days, rising 13.2% (+$1.61). It saw one of its worst periods between August 29, 2011 and September 6, 2011 when shares fell for six straight trading days, falling 9.9% (-91 cents).

Shares of NETLOGIC MICROSYSTEMS INC (NASDAQ:NETL) are trading at $48.10, up $16.19 (+50.7%) from the previous close of $31.91.

Stock Price Performance: From July 14, 2011, to September 9, 2011, the stock price had fallen $6.36 (-16.6%) from $38.27 to $31.91. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between December 31, 2010 and January 11, 2011 when shares rose for eight straight trading days, rising 17.6% (+$5.53). It saw one of its worst periods between July 8, 2011 and July 18, 2011 when shares fell for seven straight trading days, falling 7.2% (-$2.93).

Acme Packet, Inc. (NASDAQ:APKT) is among the top gainers as its shares are trading at $47.36, up $1.77 (+3.9%) from the previous close of $45.59. The company provides session border controllers that enable service providers to deliver secure interactive communications-voice, video and other real-time multimedia sessions-across Internet Protocol network borders.

Stock Price Performance: From July 14, 2011, to September 9, 2011, the stock price had fallen $19.71 (-30.2%) from $65.30 to $45.59. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between March 22, 2011 and March 29, 2011 when shares rose for six straight trading days, rising 11.7% (+$7.60). It saw one of its worst periods between August 12, 2011 and August 19, 2011 when shares fell for six straight trading days, falling 28.2% (-$15.66).

The stock price is up for FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR HOLDINGS I LTD COMMON SHARES (NYSE:FSL), as shares are trading at $11.55, which is 39 cents (+3.5%) higher than the previous close of $11.16.

Stock Price Performance: From July 14, 2011, to September 9, 2011, the stock price had fallen $6.69 (-37.5%) from $17.85 to $11.16. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between June 24, 2011 and July 1, 2011 when shares rose for six straight trading days, rising 17.1% (+$2.89). It saw one of its worst periods between July 29, 2011 and August 8, 2011 when shares fell for seven straight trading days, falling 35.7% (-$5.83).

 

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