6 Nasdaq Stocks Falling as Market Rallies: MFRM, SCSS, FCEL, BLIN, MIND, JASO

NASDAQ Screen at Times SquareMattress Firm Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:MFRM) is down 19.87% this morning at $28.24. MFRM has traded 2.3 million shares so far today, more than 10 times its daily average. MFRM shares are tanking today after the company missed estimates. The company has a market cap of 944.15 million.

Select Comfort Corporation (NASDAQ:SCSS) is down 17.70% today at $21.36. SCSS has traded 6.1 million shares today, 5 times its daily average. Mattress stocks are getting hit hard today as Tempur-Pedic cut its earnings outlook. Select Comfort also recently announced management changes. The company has a market cap of 1.21 billion. Sign Up For Free Stock Alerts

FuelCell Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:FCEL) is down 15.32% this morning at $1.05. FCEL has traded 3 million shares in early trading, well above its daily average of 2.2 million shares. FCEL shares are dipping as the company missed on second quarter revenue estimates. The company has a market cap of 145.28 million.

Bridgeline Digital, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLIN) is down 16.99% today at $2.00. BLIN is seeing big volume today with over 700 thousand shares traded, way above its average of 89 thousand shares. BLIN shares are selling off today after the stock jumped from $1.50 to as high as $3 yesterday. The company has a market cap of 25.35 million.

Mitcham Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:MIND) is down 6.88% today at $17.05. MIND has traded 586 thousand shares so far today, double its daily average. MIND shares are down today as the company misses on revenue on its latest quarterly earnings. The company has a market cap of 215.50 million. Sign Up For Free Stock Alerts

JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ:JASO) is down 5.48% today at $0.9830. JASO has traded 1.08 million shares so far today and trades 2.4 million shares a day on average. JASO shares are tumbling on missed EPS estimates for the first quarter. The company has a market cap of 199.31 million.

Hot Stocks to Watch: NEON, TFM, ISR, OSIR, DGIT, FCEL, ARNA

Wall Street signSo much for the housing recovery. If Europe was not enough of a concern, the pending home sales index is sure to give investors pause. An index of pending home sales saw its first drop in four months, deepening the already dark mood that is pervasive on the street today.

Internationally, the mood is especially dark as Spanish bond yields reach unsustainable levels. A plan is being floated to allow the permanent rescue fund to directly recapitalize ailing EU banks. Currently the fund can only lend out the money to the member states who can then bail out ailing banks. This would make the process more streamlined. Sign Up For Free Alerts

Another part of the proposal is common EU bonds, which Germany is strongly against. As the strongest economy in the EU, they do not want to be set up to foot the bill of ailing member states.

A current snapshot of market has the Dow down 151, the Nasdaq 42 and the S&P 18. [Read more...]

BSFT, CTSH, PETS, CLWR, SQNM, FCEL Are Nasdaq Stocks Dipping Right Now

NASDAQ Screen at Times SquareBroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ:BSFT) is down 19.91% this morning at $32.75. BSFT is seeing a big uptick in volume today with 1.7 million shares traded, 3 times its average. BroadSoft reported a beat on first quarter earnings, but guidance fell below estimates causing shares to slip. The company has a market cap of 886.45 million.

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Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) is down 17.76% today at $57.34. CTSH shares are taking a hit today after lowering its 2012 guidance. CTSH has traded nearly 18 million shares this morning, 9 times its daily average. The company has a market cap of 17.31 billion. [Read more...]

After Hours Report for April 4

Wall Street signAmerican Apparel, Inc. (AMEX:APP) is up 23.79% in after hours trading at $0.95. APP has traded 110 thousand shares in after hours trading. American Apparel announced preliminary March and first quarter sales after market close. APP saw sales in March increase 15% from a year ago. The company has a market cap of 81.07 million.

FuelCell Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:FCEL) is up 8.31% in after hours trading at $1.40. FCEL has traded 64 thousand shares in after hours trading. Over the past five days, FCEL has fallen as much as $0.30 a share. The company has a market cap of 181.95 million. [Read more...]

Market Down Despite Jobless Claims at Four-Year Low, NASDAQ Stocks to Watch

NasdaqStocks are off their early lows but still negative this morning. Worries about China’s economy and the euro zone offset jobless claims hitting a four-year low. China’s manufacturing sector activity fell in March marking the fifth-straight monthly decline. The euro zone’s composite PMI also showed slowing manufacturing activity especially in France and Germany.

Closer to home, the jobs market continues to improve. Weekly jobless claims fell 5,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 348,000. This is a new four-year low for jobless claims according to the Labor Department. Economists were expecting jobless claims to jump slightly to 354,000.

The major stock indices are down anywhere between 0.3% and 0.5% this morning. The Dow is down 49 points, the Nasdaq is down 9 points and the S&P 500 is down 7 points. [Read more...]

6 NASDAQ Stocks Trading Higher This Morning: TWER, ITMN, VECO, AMRN, FCEL, PWAV

Nasdaq StocksStocks have been trading mixed Thursday morning while Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) briefly touched $600 today. Economic reports showing improvements in the labor market and manufacturing did little to send the market up as inflation is on the back of every one’s mind.

Weekly jobless claims hit a four year low last week at 351,000 according to the Labor Department. Most economists were expecting weekly jobless claims to fall to 356,000. The unemployment rate remained steady at 8.3%.

Producer prices rose less than expected in February as they increased by 0.4%. Energy costs contributed to this increase.

A quick look at the major indexes show the Dow up 12 points, the Nasdaq up 8 points and the S&P 500 up 3 points. [Read more...]

Nasdaq Stocks Rallying as Market Trades Flat: KUTV, ZOLL, JVA, VELT, FCEL, COOL

Nasdaq StocksStocks aren’t seeing a lot of movement today after economic data from China. China’s trade balance fell $31.5 billion into the red in February, the largest deficit in at least 10 years and caused doubts about about what caused the drop, weak foreign demand or a seasonal drop. Investors will also be keeping an eye on Tuesday’s statement from the Federal Open Market Committee to gauge the direction on monetary policy. The Dow is up 15 points this morning, the Nasdaq is down about 1 point and the S&P 500 is down a half point.

Oil prices fell today which should help consumers at the pump if the prices continue to drop even further. Gold is also down and is trading below $1,700. [Read more...]


list of nasdaq stocksStocks are trading negative in midday trading due to lack of economic news and the upcoming weekend. Traders usually close positions before the weekend to avoid any kind of breaking news that could affect the market on Monday. The Dow is trading down 27 points, the Nasdaq is down 10 points and the S&P 500 is down 5 points.

Sino Clean Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:SCEI) is up 34.43% in midday trading at $2.8310. SCEI has traded 4.8 million shares so far today, well above its daily average of 416 thousand shares. SCEI shares have jumped nearly 100% over the past two trading days. Sino Clean continues to go higher after news on March 1 about their finances. The company has a market cap of 66.74 million. [Read more...]

Stock Market Lower, Early Winners: HCKT, FIRE, FCEL, CHS, THLD, BRCD

Bull outside NYSEPrivate sector data in the euro zone dropped unexpectedly in February according to the preliminary Markit Purchasing Managers Index released today. The index reading for the month was 49.7, down from 50.4 in January. Any reading below 50 is seen as contraction in private sector activity. Economists were expecting the index to rise to 50.4. Many economists believe that this dip in the private sector is further proof that Europe may be falling back into a recession. In other news, Fitch cut Greece’s rating again and says a default in the near future is “high likely.” Stocks opened lower this morning and are still trading slightly lower 30 minutes into the trading day. The Dow is down 7 points, the Nasdaq is down 5 points and the S&P 500 is down 2 points.

The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCKT) is up 21.96% in early trading at $4.72. HCKT shares are rallying today after the company released fourth quarter results yesterday and announced a $55 million stock repurchase tender offer. HCKT has traded 612 thousand shares so far today, well above its daily average of 86 thousand shares. The company has a market cap of 191.07 million. [Read more...]

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