(M2 PressWIRE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) 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 3942 companies with "abnormal" market making, 3560 companies with positive Friction Factors and 1802 companies with negative Friction Factors. Here is a list of the top companies with the largest percentage gain per share Wednesday and low price friction (bullish). This means that there was more buying than selling in the stocks and their stock prices rose faster with less Friction. VASCULAR SOLUTIONS, INC. (NASDAQ:VASC), Old Second Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:OSBC), Uni-Pixel Inc (NASDAQ:UNXL), Meru Networks Inc (NASDAQ:MERU), Ku6 Media Co Ltd (NASDAQ:KUTV), Zogenix Inc (NASDAQ:ZGNX). 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
VASC $3.450 22.77% 73,224 65.40% 38,534 34.42% 34,690 101
OSBC $0.760 25.41% 79,930 70.15% 34,005 29.85% 45,925 604
UNXL $3.800 20.21% 1,455,976 52.46% 1,266,204 45.62% 189,772 499
MERU $0.800 19.51% 1,608,839 53.84% 1,372,036 45.92% 236,803 2,960
KUTV $0.190 18.11% 167,246 68.42% 77,199 31.58% 90,047 4,739
ZGNX $0.480 39.67% 5,719,010 50.61% 5,577,201 49.36% 141,809 2,954
Analysis of the Friction Factor chart above shows that each of the six stocks mentioned above have high net buy volumes (buy volume, sell volume) and low price friction in their stocks. 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 VASC with a dollar gain Wednesday of $3.45000 and a Friction Factor of 101 shares. That means that it only took 101 more shares of buying than selling to move VASC higher by one penny. The Market Makers are currently allowing the stock to rise quickly (low friction). The combination of low friction and positive market direction can drive prices higher much faster than normal.
VASCULAR SOLUTIONS, INC. (NASDAQ:VASC) - Vascular Solutions, Inc. develops solutions for interventional cardiologists and interventional radiologists worldwide. Its catheter product line include Accumed wrist positioning splint designed to position and stabilize the hand, wrist, and forearm for arterial puncture and support during radial artery catheterization; and Pronto V3 and Pronto V4 catheters to remove blood clots, Pronto-Short for use in clotted dialysis grafts, Pronto 035 for large vessels, Pronto LP for smaller vessels, QXT extraction catheters, Langston dual lumen pigtail catheters to measure intravascular pressure gradients, and Twin-Pass dual access catheters to access discrete regions of arterial vasculature. Its product line also includes Gopher catheters to assist in the passage of interventional devices; Minnie support catheters to provide guidewire support and exchange during interventions; GuideLiner catheters to enable deep seating, guide back-up support, and selective intubation in coronary interventions; SuperCross microcatheters for guidewire support and delivery; and various access kit products to gain percutaneous access to the vasculature. In addition, the company offers hemostat products, including D-Stat Dry hemostat bandage to control surface bleeding; and D-Stat Flowable hemostat, a thrombin-based mixture for preventing bleeding in subcutaneous pockets, as well as vein products comprising Vari-Lase endovenous laser, a laser console and procedure kit for the treatment of varicose veins. Further, it provides Guardian hemostasis valves to minimize blood loss; Micro Elite and Expro Elite snares for control and maneuverability in accessing distal targets; SmartNeedle and pdACCESS products for auditory ultrasound guided access; and Acolysis ultrasound thrombolysis systems for the treatment of peripheral vascular disease, as well as distributes Angio Assist docking stations and Teirstein Edge device organizers. The company was founded in 1996 and is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota..
Old Second Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:OSBC) - Old Second Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Old Second National Bank that provides commercial and retail banking services to corporations, partnerships, individuals, and government agencies in India. The company offers demand, NOW, money market, savings, time deposit, individual retirement, and Keogh deposit accounts. It also provides commercial loans, including lines of credit for working capital and operational purposes, and term loans for the acquisition of equipment; commercial real estate loans; construction loans; residential real estate loans consisting of residential first mortgages, second mortgages, and home equity line of credit mortgages; and consumer loans, including motor vehicle, home improvement, and signature loans, as well as small personal credit lines. In addition, the company offers safe deposit operations; trust and wealth management services; and other banking services, including traveler s checks, money orders, cashier s checks, foreign currency, direct deposits, discount brokerage, debit cards, and credit cards. Further, it provides electronic banking services, such as Internet banking; and corporate cash management products, including remote deposit capture, investment sweep accounts, zero balance accounts, automated tax payments, ATM access, telephone banking, lockboxes, automated clearing house transactions, account reconciliation, controlled disbursement, detail and general information reporting, wire transfers, vault services, and checking accounts. Additionally, the company offers trust, investment, agency, and custodial services for individual, corporate, and not-for-profit clients. As of December 31, 2011, it operated 27 branches in Kane, Kendall, LaSalle, Will, DeKalb, DuPage, and southwestern Cook counties. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Aurora, Illinois..
Uni-Pixel Inc (NASDAQ:UNXL) - Uni-Pixel, Inc. delivers performance engineered films to the display, touch screen, and flexible electronics market segments. It offers finger print resistant and hard coat protective cover films for various touch enabled devices. The company sells its films under the Diamond Guard brand, as well as under private labels to original equipment manufacturers. It is also involved in developing indium tin oxide less touch films and flexible electronic films for roll to roll printing of flexible thin-film conductor patterns. Uni-Pixel, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas..
Meru Networks Inc (NASDAQ:MERU) - Meru Networks, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides wireless local area network (LAN) solutions in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. It offers a virtualized wireless LAN solution based on its System Director Operating System, which runs on its controllers and access points to enable enterprises to deliver business-critical applications over wireless networks. The company s System Director Operating System provides centralized coordination and control of various access points on the network; controllers synchronize access points to optimize the user experience and manage traffic on the network; and Wi-Fi certified access points to provide network connectivity for wireless devices. It also offers Meru Networks E(z)RF application suite comprising E(z)RF Network Manager, E(z)RF Service Assurance Manager, E(z)RF Location Manager, E(z)RF OnTheGo, Spectrum Manager, and wired and wireless management solutions, which enable enterprises to configure, monitor, troubleshoot, secure, and operate virtualized wireless LAN solution. In addition, the company provides Identity Manager that simplifies enterprise network access and identity management; Wireless Intrusion Prevention System to recognize and mitigate threats; Compliance Manager to reduce the risk of security breach by protecting customer and employee personal information by extending security to the wireless network; AirFirewall to intercept and block unwanted communications as they transmit over the air, stopping them before they reach the network; and Security Gateway SG1000 to meet the demands of the Federal Information Processing Standard, 140-2 Level 3 security required by federal government agencies and other security-conscious organizations. It serves the education, healthcare, hospitality, manufacturing, retail, technology, finance, government, telecom, transportation, and utility markets. The company was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California..
Ku6 Media Co Ltd (NASDAQ:KUTV) - Ku6 Media Co., Ltd. operates as an online video company in the People s Republic of China. It operates ku6.com, an online video portal that provides video information services and entertainment, such as news, reports, and other interactive entertainment programs to viewers. The company also offers a video platform for video-sharing and watching user-generated content. Its online video content includes news, comedies, Channel V music videos, games, and micro movies; and sub-channels, which include entertainment, sports, finance, fashion, technology, automobile, education, and others. As of December 31, 2011, the company s content library had approximately 55 million video clips. Ku6 Media Co., Ltd. is based in Beijing, the People s Republic of China..
Zogenix Inc (NASDAQ:ZGNX) - Zogenix, Inc., a pharmaceutical company, engages in the development and commercialization of products for the treatment of central nervous system disorders and pain. Its commercial product includes Sumavel DosePro (sumatriptan injection), a delivery system that offers needle-free subcutaneous administration of sumatriptan for the acute treatment of migraine and cluster headache. The company s lead product candidate, Zohydro, is a single-entity extended-release hydrocodone, which has completed Phase III clinical trials for the treatment of moderate to severe chronic pain requiring around-the-clock opioid therapy. It is also developing Relday, an injectable formulation of risperidone to treat the symptoms of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder in adults and teenagers 13 years of age and older. Zogenix, Inc. markets and sells its Sumavel DosePro through field sales force primarily to neurologists and other prescribers of migraine medications, including headache clinics and headache specialists in the United States. It has a licensing and distribution agreement with Desitin Arzneimittel GmbH to develop and commercialize DosePro in the European Union, Norway, Switzerland, and Turkey; license agreement with Alkermes Plc to import, use, offer for sale, and sell tablet formulations of hydrocodone; and a co-promotion agreement with Astellas Pharma US, Inc. to market and sell Sumavel DosePro in the United States, as well as an asset purchase agreement with Aradigm Corporation. The company was formerly known as SJ2 Therapeutics, Inc. and changed its name to Zogenix, Inc. in August 2006. Zogenix, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in San Diego, California..
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