Tuesday, April 23, 2013 – Today’s Biggest Losers, Highest Gainers, Advancers and Decliners

Most Active Stocks – Top Gainers by Percentage Points (NYSE & NASDAQ)
April 23, 2013 - Top Stock Gainers by Percentage Points (NYSE & NASDAQ)

  • Shares of Memsic (MEMS) soared 50.18% to end the day at $4.07, based on news that the firm will be acquired by IDG-Accel China Capital II and Affiliates at a deal worth $4.225 per share. “The Board of Directors of MEMSIC, in approving the transaction, acted at the unanimous recommendation of a Special Committee, consisting of the company’s three independent directors, that was appointed in November 2012 to consider the IDG proposal and the company’s other strategic alternatives.”
  • Caesars Entertainment Corp saw its shares surge 27.30%. As reported by the AP, “Caesars Entertainment plans to create new a growth-focused company with private investors.”
  • Netflix shares were the third highest gainers across the Nasdaq and NYSE, rising 24.44% to close at $216.99 based on better than expected earnings.

Most Active Stocks – Top Losers by Percentage Points (NYSE & NASDAQ)
April 23, 2013 - Top Losers by Percentage Points (NYSE & NASDAQ)

  • II-VI, Inc. was the biggest stock loser today, dropping 12.03% to end the day at $14.85. Investors rushed to sell the company’s stock after it reported a $145.2 million revenue figure that missed Wall Street expectations.
  • Shares of Mecox Lane Ltd were the next highest stock losers dropping 10.74%, after the firm reported Q4 and Full Year 2012 numbers that disappointed investors.
  • Synergy Pharmaceuticals fell 8.81% making it the third biggest stock loser across the Nasdaq and NYSE.

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MarketConsensus Stock Analysis Team

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