Market Maker Surveillance Report. XLY, NOK, S, HPQ, DHI, AKS, Bearishly Biased Price Friction For Wednesday, November 14th 2012
Nov 15, 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 3704 companies with "abnormal" market making, 1312 companies with positive Friction Factors and 4666 companies with negative Friction Factors. Here is a list of the top companies with Abnormal Price Friction (bearish bias) in their stock prices. This means that there was more buying than selling in the stocks and their stock prices dropped. Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSE:XLY), Nokia Oyj (NYSE:NOK), Sprint Nextel Corp (NYSE:S), Hewlett-Packard Co (NYSE:HPQ), DR Horton Inc (NYSE:DHI), AK Steel Holding Corp (NYSE:AKS). 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
XLY $-0.540 -1.19% 4,345,708 38.77% 1,927,886 17.20% 2,417,822 Abnormal
NOK $-0.020 -0.74% 13,835,669 38.96% 10,987,741 30.94% 2,847,928 Abnormal
S $-0.080 -1.43% 12,324,743 31.61% 10,471,432 26.86% 1,853,311 Abnormal
HPQ $-0.010 -0.08% 8,324,014 33.18% 6,521,045 26.00% 1,802,969 Abnormal
DHI $-0.860 -4.47% 4,287,014 38.79% 2,535,182 22.94% 1,751,832 Abnormal
AKS $-0.480 -10.67% 7,886,190 40.20% 6,220,113 31.71% 1,666,077 Abnormal
Analysis of the Friction Factor chart above shows that each of the six stocks mentioned above had more buying than selling on Wednesday and their stock prices dropped. 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 XLY with 2,417,822 greater shares of buying than selling (NetVol) and the stock price was down $-0.54000. This means the Market Makers were trading the stock in a way inconsistent with normal supply and demand (Economics 101); more buying than selling should cause prices to rise.
Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSE:XLY) - CONSUMER DIS SS S.
Nokia Oyj (NYSE:NOK) - Nokia Corporation manufactures and sells mobile devices, and provides Internet and digital mapping and navigation services worldwide. Its Devices & Services segment develops and manages a portfolio of mobile devices; and services comprising applications and content. It also offers Internet services focusing on navigation, applications and games, music, and mail, as well as on the tools that enable developers to create applications under the Ovi brand name. The companys NAVTEQ segment provides various digital map information and related location-based content and services to mobile device and handset manufacturers, automobile manufacturers and dealers, navigation systems manufacturers, software developers, Internet portals, parcel and overnight delivery services companies, and governmental and quasi-governmental entities. Its map database enables its customers to offer advanced driver assistance systems, dynamic navigation, route planning, location-based services, and geographic information-based products and services to consumer and commercial users. Its Nokia Siemens Networks segment provides mobile and fixed network solutions and related services to operators and service providers. This segment offers various business solutions, such as consulting and systems integration; service management, and charging and billing software; and subscriber database management. It also provides managed services, including network planning, optimization, and network operations; software and hardware maintenance, proactive, and multi-vendor care, as well as competence development services; and project management, turnkey implementations, and energy efficient sites. In addition, this segment offers fixed and mobile network infrastructure comprising Flexi multiradio base stations, packet core products, optical transport systems, and broadband access equipment, as well as network solutions. Nokia Corporation was founded in 1865 and is based in Espoo, Finland..
Sprint Nextel Corp (NYSE:S) - Sprint Nextel Corporation, through its subsidiaries, offers wireless and wireline communications products and services to individual consumers, businesses, government subscribers, and resellers in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The companys Wireless segment provides data transmission services, including mobile productivity applications, such as Internet access, messaging, and email services; wireless photo and video offerings; location-based capabilities comprising asset and fleet management, dispatch services, and navigation tools; and mobile entertainment applications; and local and long distance wireless voice services, voicemail, call waiting, three-way calling, caller identification, directory assistance, and call forwarding services. This segment also provides customized design, development, implementation, and support services for wireless services provided to large companies and government agencies, as well as sells accessories, such as carrying cases, hands-free devices, batteries, battery chargers, and other devices and accessories to subscribers, agents, and other third-party distributors for resale. The companys Wireline segment offers voice and data communications, including domestic and international data communications using various protocols, such as multiprotocol label switching technologies, IP, managed network services, voice over Internet protocol, session initiated protocol, and traditional voice services, as well as offers wholesale voice local and long distance services. This segment markets and sells its services primarily through direct sales representatives. The company offers its wireless and wireline voice and data transmission services under the Sprint, Nextel, Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile, Assurance Wireless, and Common Cents. Sprint Nextel Corporation was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas..
Hewlett-Packard Co (NYSE:HPQ) - Hewlett-Packard Company offers various products, technologies, software, solutions, and services to individual consumers and small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), as well as to the government, health, and education sectors worldwide. The companys Services segment provides consulting, outsourcing, and technology services to infrastructure, applications, and business process domains. Its Enterprise Storage and Servers segment offers storage and server products. This segment provides industry standard servers, business critical systems, and storage works offerings. The companys HP Software segment provides enterprise IT management solutions, information management and business intelligence solutions, and communications and media solutions. Its Personal Systems Group segment offers commercial personal computers (PCs), consumer PCs, workstations, handheld computing devices, calculators and other related accessories, and software and services for the commercial and consumer markets. The companys Imaging and Printing Group segment provides consumer and commercial printer hardware, printing supplies, printing media, and scanning devices, such as inkjet and Web solutions, laserjet and enterprise solutions, managed enterprise solutions, graphics solutions, and printer supplies. Its HP Financial Services segment offers leasing, financing, utility programs, and asset recovery services; and financial asset management services for enterprise customers, as well as specialized financial services to SMBs, and educational and governmental entities. The company also provides network infrastructure products under the ProCurve, 3Com, and TippingPoint brand names; video collaboration products under the Halo brand name; and Palm smartphones, as well as licenses its specific technology to third parties. Hewlett-Packard Company was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California..
DR Horton Inc (NYSE:DHI) - D.R. Horton, Inc. operates as a homebuilding company in the United States. The companys Homebuilding segment engages in the acquisition and development of land, and construction and sale of residential homes on the land in 26 states and 72 markets in the United States primarily under the name of D.R. Horton and Americas Builder. This segment also builds traditional single-family detached homes, as well as attached homes, such as town homes, duplexes, triplexes and condominiums, which share common walls and roofs. Its Financial Services segment involves in originating and selling mortgages, as well as provides title insurance policies, examination, and closing services to homebuyers. The company markets and sells its homes through commissioned employees and independent real estate brokers. The company was founded in 1978 and is based in Fort Worth, Texas..
AK Steel Holding Corp (NYSE:AKS) - AK Steel Holding Corporation, through its subsidiaries, produces flat-rolled carbon, stainless, and electrical steels, and tubular products primarily in the United States and internationally. It manufactures flat-rolled carbon steels, including coated, cold-rolled, and hot-rolled products; and specialty stainless and electrical steels that are sold in hot band, sheet, and strip forms. The company also involves in finishing flat-rolled carbon and stainless steel into welded steel tubing, which is used in the automotive, large truck, and construction markets, as well as trades in steel and steel products and other materials in Europe. It sells flat-rolled carbon steel products primarily to automotive manufacturers; and to customers in the infrastructure and manufacturing markets consisting of manufacturers of appliances, electrical transmission, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. The company also sells its coated, cold rolled, and hot rolled carbon steel products to distributors, service centers, and converters. AK Steel Holding sells its stainless steel products primarily to manufacturers and their suppliers in the automotive industry; manufacturers of food handling, chemical processing, pollution control, and medical and health equipment; and distributors and service centers, as well as electrical steels to manufacturers of power transmission and distribution transformers, and electrical motors and generators. The company was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in West Chester, Ohio..
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