(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 highest net sell volume on Wednesday and lowest negative price Friction (bearish). This means that there was more selling than buying in the stocks and their stock prices dropped faster with less Friction. Leap Wireless International Inc (NASDAQ:LEAP), Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO), Amkor Technology Inc (NASDAQ:AMKR), Cincinnati Bell Inc (NYSE:CBB), Nippon Telegraph And Telephone Corp (NYSE:NTT), Sanofi SA (NASDAQ:GCVRZ). 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
LEAP $-0.130 -2.28% 1,998,981 44.14% 2,529,277 55.86% -530,296 -40,792
MO $-0.230 -0.67% 5,367,868 29.12% 6,119,907 33.20% -752,039 -32,697
AMKR $-0.090 -2.15% 1,136,372 37.44% 1,898,839 62.56% -762,467 -84,719
CBB $-0.930 -22.41% 15,136,688 25.10% 17,864,784 29.62% -2,728,096 -29,334
NTT $-0.600 -2.55% 316,204 19.33% 988,782 60.45% -672,578 -11,210
GCVRZ $-0.020 -1.09% 69,916 7.08% 917,156 92.92% -847,240 -423,620
Analysis of the Friction Factor chart above shows that each of the six stocks mentioned above have low price friction combined with more selling than buying (negative Net Volume) 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 LEAP down $-0.13000 with a Friction Factor of -40,792 and a Net Volume of -530,296. That means that it takes 40,792 more shares of selling than buying to drop LEAP by one penny. On Monday the Market Makers allowed the stock to move down on heavier selling than buying (low negative friction).
Leap Wireless International Inc (NASDAQ:LEAP) - Leap Wireless International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides digital wireless services under the Cricket brand name in the United States. It offers unlimited local and the U.S. long distance service, and unlimited text messaging services, as well as mobile Web, 411 services, navigation, and data back-up. The company also provides BridgePay, a flexible payment option for customers to use and pay for the company s cricket wireless service; Cricket PAYGo, a pay-as-you-go unlimited prepaid wireless service designed for customers who prefer the flexibility and control offered by traditional prepaid services; Muve Music, an unlimited music download service for mobile handsets in various cricket markets; and Cricket Broadband, an unlimited mobile broadband service that allows customers to access the Internet through their computers. In addition, it offers voice and data roaming services; and a range of handsets, including smart phones and feature phones. The company sells its cricket handsets and services through company-owned retail stores, as well as through authorized dealers and distributors, including premier dealers and local market authorized dealers; nationwide retail locations; and other indirect distributors. As of June 20, 2012, it served 6.2 million customers. Leap Wireless International, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in San Diego, California..
Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) - Altria Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes, smokeless products, and wine in the United States and internationally. It offers cigarettes primarily under the Marlboro brand; smokeless tobacco products under the Copenhagen, Skoal, Red Seal, Husky, and Marlboro Snus brands; cigars principally under the Black & Mild brand; and pipe tobacco. The company also produces and sells blended table wines under the Chateau Ste. Michelle and Columbia Crest names; and distributes Antinori and Villa Maria Estate wines, and Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte in the United States. In addition, it maintains a portfolio of leveraged and direct finance leases in rail and surface transport, aircraft, electric power, real estate, and manufacturing. The company sells its tobacco products primarily to wholesalers, including distributors; large retail organizations, such as chain stores; and the armed services. Altria Group, Inc. markets its wine products to restaurants, wholesale clubs, supermarkets, wine shops, and mass merchandisers. The company was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia..
Amkor Technology Inc (NASDAQ:AMKR) - Amkor Technology, Inc. provides outsourced semiconductor packaging and test services in the United States and internationally. It offers package formats and services using wirebonding and flip chip interconnect technologies that connect the die to the package carrier. The company s package carriers include leadframe packages that utilize metal and place the electrical interconnect leads to the system board around the perimeter of the package; substrate packages, which utilize a laminate as the package carrier; and wafer-level packages. It provides chip scale packages comprising stacked chip scale packages for chipsets and memory applications; package-on-package solutions for the integration of logic and memory in a single footprint; and system-in-package modules that integrate two or more chips and passive device elements into a single package. The company also offers ball grid array packages comprising flip chip ball grid array packages that are used with silicon nodes for small devices and other applications; and plastic ball grid array packages, which use wirebond technology. In addition, it provides other packaging services, such as wafer bumping services. Further, the company offers semiconductor testing services, including wafer testing or probe, final testing, strip testing, and end-of-line test services; and specialized logistical services, such as security certification and anti-counterfeit measures. It primarily serves the communications, consumer, computing, networking, automotive, and industrial markets. Amkor Technology, Inc. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Chandler, Arizona..
Cincinnati Bell Inc (NYSE:CBB) - Cincinnati Bell Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides telecommunications and technology services. The company s Wireline segment offers local voice services, including local telephone service, switched access, and value-added services, such as caller identification, voicemail, call waiting, and call return; and data services comprising high-speed Internet using digital subscriber line technology and over fiber using its gigabit passive optical network, as well as local area network services, network access, metro Ethernet, and asynchronous transfer mode data transport services. This segment s services also comprise long distance and voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) services, such as long distance voice, audio conferencing, VoIP, and other broadband services; entertainment services that consist of television over fiber optic cable in limited areas, and DirecTV commissioning over the company s operating area; and other services, such as wire installation for business enterprises, rental revenue, public payphones, and clearinghouse services. Its Wireless segment provides advanced digital wireless voice and data communications services through the wireless network in a licensed service territory, which includes Greater Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio, and areas of northern Kentucky and southeastern Indiana. This segment offers postpaid and prepaid wireless subscription services; and wireless handset devices to customers to use its wireless services. The company s Data Center Colocation segment offers data center colocation services to businesses. As of December 31, 2011, it owned and operated 20 data centers in Texas, Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, England, and Singapore. The company s IT Services and Hardware segment provides a range of managed IT solutions, including managed infrastructure services, IT and telephony equipment sales, and professional IT staffing services. Cincinnati Bell Inc. was founded in 1873 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio..
Nippon Telegraph And Telephone Corp (NYSE:NTT) - Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides fixed and mobile voice related services, IP/packet communications services, telecommunications equipment, and system integration and other telecommunications-related services in Japan. It offers regional communications services, including intra-prefectural communications and related ancillary services; long distance and international communications services, such as inter-prefectural communications, international communications, and solution businesses; mobile communications services, including mobile telephone and related services; and data communications services, such as system integration and network system services. The company also provides financial services, such as issuing leases and credit cards; real estate services, including building rentals and apartment sales; systems development services; and construction-related services, such as the design, construction, and maintenance of buildings. As of March 31, 2012, it had 16,564 thousand FTTH service subscriptions; 2,322 thousand ADSL service subscriptions; 31,672 thousand fixed-line telephone service and ISDN service subscriptions; 11,882 thousand ISP service subscriptions; and 60,129 thousand mobile subscribers. Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation was founded in 1952 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan..
Sanofi SA (NASDAQ:GCVRZ) - .
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