Market Maker Surveillance Report. TWX, QCOM, CIEN, HMSY, NWSA, FCAL, Bullishly Biased Price Friction For Wednesday, November 7th 2012
Nov 08, 2012 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) --
BUYINS.NET / www.buyins.net, announced today its proprietary Market Maker Friction Factor Report for Wednesday. Since October 2008 market makers are now required to be on the bid as much as they are on the offer and for like amounts of stock. This Fair Market Making Requirement is designed to prevent market makers from manipulating stock prices. On Wednesday there were 3606 companies with "abnormal" market making, 1288 companies with positive Friction Factors and 4586 companies with negative Friction Factors. Here is a list of the top companies with Abnormal Price Friction (bullish bias) in their stock prices. This means that there was more selling than buying in the stocks and their stock prices rose. TIME WARNER INC. (NYSE:TWX), Qualcomm Inc (NASDAQ:QCOM), Ciena Corp (NASDAQ:CIEN), HMS Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:HMSY), News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA), First California Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:FCAL). To access Friction Factor, Naked Short Data and SqueezeTrigger Prices on all stocks please visit http://www.buyins.net .
Market Maker Friction Factor is shown in the chart below:
Symbol Change Percent Buy Volume Buy %% Sell Volume Sell %% Net Volume Friction
TWX $1.800 4.18% 2,854,656 21.51% 4,764,707 35.91% -1,910,051 Abnormal
QCOM $2.030 3.36% 9,717,583 47.52% 10,652,304 52.09% -934,721 Abnormal
CIEN $1.270 9.64% 5,392,982 47.64% 5,863,773 51.80% -470,791 Abnormal
HMSY $1.430 6.17% 2,562,649 43.25% 3,330,512 56.21% -767,863 Abnormal
NWSA $0.090 0.35% 13,232,955 42.87% 16,760,873 54.30% -3,527,918 Abnormal
FCAL $0.850 12.59% 1,166,149 41.00% 1,678,462 59.00% -512,313 Abnormal
Analysis of the Friction Factor chart above shows that each of the six stocks mentioned above had more selling than buying on Wednesday and their stock prices rose. The Friction Factor displays how many more shares of buying than selling are required to move a stock higher by one cent or how many more shares of selling than buying moves a stock lower by 1 cent.
For example, the chart above shows TWX with 1,910,051 greater shares of selling than buying (NetVol) and the stock price was up $1.80000. This means the Market Makers were trading the stock in a way inconsistent with normal supply and demand (Economics 101); more selling than buying should cause prices to drop.
TIME WARNER INC. (NYSE:TWX) - Time Warner Inc. operates as a media and entertainment company in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Networks, Filmed Entertainment, and Publishing. The Networks segment provides domestic and international networks and premium pay television programming services, which consist of the multi-channel HBO and Cinemax pay television programming services. It provides its services to cable system operators, satellite distribution services, telephone companies, and other distributors. The Filmed Entertainment segment produces and distributes theatrical motion pictures, television shows, animation and other programming, and videogames; distributes home video products; and licenses rights to its feature films, television programming, and characters. The Publishing segment publishes magazines and books; and operates various Web sites, as well as involves in marketing services and direct-marketing businesses. It publishes magazines on celebrities; sports; lifestyle, beauty, and fashion; life, home, body, and soul; news and events; economic and business developments; and consumer. The companys brands include TNT, TBS, CNN, HBO, Cinemax, Warner Bros., New Line Cinema, People, Sports Illustrated, and Time. It has strategic alliance with ALDAR Properties PJSC and Abu Dhabi Media Company. The company was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in New York, New York..
Qualcomm Inc (NASDAQ:QCOM) - QUALCOMM Incorporated engages in the development, design, manufacture, and marketing of digital wireless telecommunications products and services. The company operates in four segments: Qualcomm CDMA Technologies (QCT), Qualcomm Technology Licensing (QTL), Qualcomm Wireless and Internet (QWI), and Qualcomm Strategic Initiatives (QSI). The QCT segment develops and supplies code division multiple access (CDMA)-based integrated circuits and system software for wireless voice and data communications, multimedia functions and global positioning system products. The QTL segment grants licenses to use portions of its intellectual property portfolio comprising patent rights useful in the manufacture and sale of wireless products, such as products implementing cdmaOne, CDMA2000, WCDMA, CDMA TDD, GSM/GPRS/EDGE, and/or OFDMA standards and their derivatives The QWI segment consists of Qualcomm Internet Services that provides content enablement services for the wireless industry and push-to-talk and other products and services for wireless network operators; Qualcomm Government Technologies, which offers development, hardware, and analytical services to the United States government agencies involving wireless communications technologies; Qualcomm Enterprise Services that provides satellite and terrestrial-based two-way data messaging, position reporting, wireless application services, and managed data services to transportation and logistics companies and other enterprise companies; and Firethorn, which builds and manages software applications that enable mobile commerce services. The QSI segment makes strategic investments to support the worldwide adoption of CDMA- and OFDMA-based technologies and services. QUALCOMM Incorporated primarily operates in China, South Korea, Taiwan, Japan, and the United States. The company was founded in 1985 and is based in San Diego, California..
Ciena Corp (NASDAQ:CIEN) - Ciena Corporation provides communications networking equipment, software, and services that support the transport, switching, aggregation, and management of voice, video, and data traffic. Its optical service delivery and carrier Ethernet service delivery products are used, individually or as part of an integrated solution, in networks operated by communications service providers, cable operators, governments, and enterprises worldwide. The company is a network specialist targeting the transition of disparate, legacy communications networks to converged, next-generation architectures, better able to handle increased traffic, and to deliver a mix of high-bandwidth communications services. Its products, along with its service-aware operating system and unified service and transport management, enable service providers to deliver critical enterprise and consumer-oriented communication services. The companys product offering, together with its professional support and consulting services, seeks to address the business and network needs of its customers. It creates business and operational value for its customers by enhancing network productivity, reducing operating costs, and enabling new and integrated service offerings. The company also provides consulting and support services, including network analysis, planning, and design; network optimization and tuning; project management; deployment; and maintenance and support services. Ciena Corporation was founded in 1992 and is based in Linthicum, Maryland..
HMS Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:HMSY) - HMS Holdings Corp. provides cost management services for government-sponsored health and human services programs. The company offers coordination of benefits, cost avoidance, and program integrity services, which enable customers to recover amounts due from third parties, avoid and reduce costs, and ensure regulatory compliance. Its coordination of benefits services route claims paid by a government program to the liable third party, which reimburses the government payor; cost avoidance services provide validated insurance coverage information that is used by government payors to reject claims that are the responsibility of a third party; and program integrity services are designed to review claims paid by government programs, identify payment errors, and recover the erroneous payments. The company also offers a suite of program integrity and payment accuracy solutions to detect fraud and improper payments. Its services include audit, compliance and education, data and analysis, eligibility verification, medical review, and investigation services. In addition, HMS Holdings provides independent external medical review on issues of quality of care, medical necessity, and experimental/investigational treatment services to state government and private clients; and audit programs, program design, benefit management, and general and pharmacy systems consulting services. It serves state Medicaid agencies, government-sponsored managed care plans, pharmacy benefit managers, child support agencies, the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), commercial plans, self-funded employer plans, and other healthcare payors. The company was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in New York, New York..
News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA) - News Corporation operates as a diversified media company worldwide. Its Cable Network Programming segment engages in producing and licensing programming distributed through cable television systems and direct broadcast satellite operators primarily in the United States, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. The companys Filmed Entertainment segment produces and acquires live-action and animated motion pictures for distribution and licensing in various formats in entertainment media, as well as produces and licenses television programming worldwide. Its Television segment broadcasts network programming and operates 27 broadcast television stations in the United States. The companys Direct Broadcast Satellite Television segment distributes programming services via satellite and broadband directly to subscribers in Italy. Its Publishing segment involves in the publication of 4 national newspapers in the United Kingdom; approximately 146 newspapers in Australia; and a metropolitan newspaper and a national newspaper in the United States, as well as in the provision of information services. This segment also publishes English language books worldwide; and publishes free-standing inserts and offers in-store marketing products and services in the United States and Canada. The companys Other segment provides display advertising in outdoor locations, primarily in the Russian Federation and eastern Europe. News Corporation was founded in 1922 and is based in New York, New York..
First California Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:FCAL) - First California Financial Group, Inc. operates as the holding company for First California Bank, which provides commercial banking services to individuals, professionals, and small- to mid-sized business in California. Its deposit products comprise non-interest bearing checking, interest checking, savings accounts, time deposits, and money market accounts. The companys loan portfolio includes revolving lines of credit, term loans, commercial real estate loans, construction loans, consumer and home equity loans, entertainment finance, and small business administration loans. As of March 18, 2010, it operated through 17 full-service branches in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, and Ventura counties. The company was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Westlake Village, California..
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