(M2 PressWIRE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) BUYINS.NET / www.buyins.net, announced today its proprietary Market Maker Friction Factor Report for Thursday. 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 Thursday there were 3642 companies with "abnormal" market making, 1640 companies with positive Friction Factors and 3847 companies with negative Friction Factors. Here is a list of the top companies with the highest net sell volume on Thursday 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. APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. (NASDAQ:AMAT), AT&T Inc (NYSE:T), CA Inc (NASDAQ:CA), Eli Lilly and Co (NYSE:LLY), Prudential Financial Inc (NYSE:PRU), Amarantus BioSciences Inc (OTC:AMBS). 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
AMAT $-0.280 -2.52% 9,786,925 42.24% 13,439,252 58.01% -3,652,327 -130,440
T $-0.350 -1.04% 9,323,729 25.47% 13,075,439 35.72% -3,751,710 -107,192
CA $-0.330 -1.46% 2,320,974 17.97% 10,586,374 81.97% -8,265,400 -250,467
LLY $-0.710 -1.47% 1,474,675 6.40% 18,369,553 79.73% -16,894,878 -237,956
PRU $-2.020 -3.64% 1,385,942 10.45% 8,844,069 66.69% -7,458,127 -36,921
AMBS $-0.013 -26.68% 16,195,562 39.28% 25,040,589 60.72% -8,845,027 -6,751,929
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 AMAT down $-0.28000 with a Friction Factor of -130,440 and a Net Volume of -3,652,327. That means that it takes 130,440 more shares of selling than buying to drop AMAT by one penny. On Monday the Market Makers allowed the stock to move down on heavier selling than buying (low negative friction).
APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. (NASDAQ:AMAT) - Applied Materials, Inc. provides manufacturing equipment, services, and software to the semiconductor, flat panel display, solar photovoltaic (PV), and related industries worldwide. Its Silicon Systems Group segment offers a range of manufacturing equipment used to fabricate semiconductor chips or integrated circuits. It provides systems that perform primary processes used in chip fabrication, including atomic layer deposition, chemical vapor deposition, physical vapor deposition, electrochemical deposition etch, rapid thermal processing, chemical mechanical planarization, wet cleaning, and wafer metrology and inspection, as well as systems that etch, measure, and inspect circuit patterns on masks used in the photolithography process. The companys Applied Global Services segment offers products and services designed to improve the performance and productivity, and reduce the environmental impact of the fab operations of semiconductor, LCD, and solar PV manufacturers. Its Display segment provides equipment to fabricate thin film transistor LCDs for televisions, computer displays, and other consumer-oriented electronic applications. The companys Energy and Environmental Solutions segment offers manufacturing solutions for the generation and conservation of energy. It also provides manufacturing solutions for wafer-based crystalline silicon, and glass-based thin film applications. In addition, this segment offers roll-to-roll vacuum Web coating systems for deposition of a range of films on flexible substrates for functional, aesthetic, or optical properties, as well as roll-to-roll machine for depositing ultra-thin aluminum films for flexible packaging applications. The company serves manufacturers of semiconductor wafers and chips, flat panel liquid crystal displays, solar photovoltaic cells and modules, and other electronic devices. Applied Materials, Inc. was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California..
AT&T Inc (NYSE:T) - AT&T Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides telecommunication services to consumers, businesses, and other service providers worldwide. Its Wireless segment offers wireless voice communication services, including local wireless communications service, long-distance service, and roaming services. This segment also sells various handsets, wirelessly enabled computers, and personal computer wireless data cards; and accessories comprising carrying cases, hands-free devices, batteries, battery chargers and, other items. This segment sells its products through its own stores, or through agents or third party retail stores. The companys Wireline segment provides voice services, including local and long-distance services, calling card, 1-800 services, conference calling, wholesale switched access service, caller ID, call waiting, and voice mail services; and application management, security service, integration services, customer premises equipment, outsourcing, government-related services, and satellite video services. This segment also offers data services, such as switched and dedicated transport, Internet access and network integration, data equipment, and U-verse services; high-speed connections comprising private lines, packet, dedicated Internet, and enterprise networking services, as well as DSL/broadband, dial-up Internet access, and WiFi products; businesses voice applications over IP-based networks; and local, interstate, and international wholesale networking capacity to other service providers. In addition, its Advertising solutions segment publishes yellow and white pages directories; and sells directory advertising and Internet-based advertising and local search. The company was formerly known as SBC Communications Inc. and changed its name to AT&T Inc. in November 2005 as a result of merger with AT&T Corp. AT&T Inc. was founded in 1983 and is based in Dallas, Texas..
CA Inc (NASDAQ:CA) - CA Technologies, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, marketing, licensing, and support of information technology (IT) management software products that operate on a range of hardware platforms and operating systems. It offers Enterprise IT Management software for organizations to manage IT computing environments, which include people, information, processes, systems, networks, and applications, as well as databases regardless of the hardware or software. The company has a portfolio of software products and services that address its customers needs with a focus on service management and assurance; mainframe; project and portfolio management; security (identity and access management); virtualization and automation; and cloud computing. It serves banks, insurance companies, other financial services providers, governmental agencies, manufacturers, technology companies, retailers, educational institutions, and health care institutions worldwide through its direct sales force, as well as indirectly through global systems integrators, managed service providers, technology partners, value-added resellers, representatives, and distributors and volume partners. CA Technologies delivers its solutions on-premise and Software-as-a-Service basis. It has strategic alliance with Siemens IT Solutions and Services Ltd. to provide carbon and sustainability management tools and processes that measure, assess, and report environmental impact and performance within an organization. The company was formerly known as CA, Inc. and changed its name to CA Technologies in May 2010. CA Technologies was founded in 1974 and is based in Islandia, New York..
Eli Lilly and Co (NYSE:LLY) - Eli Lilly and Company develops, manufactures, and sells pharmaceutical products worldwide. It offers neuroscience products to treat schizophrenia, manic episodes, and bipolar maintenance; depression and diabetic peripheral neuropathic pain; attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in children, adolescents, and adults; bulimia nervosa and obsessive-compulsive disorders; and bipolar depression and treatment-resistant depression. The companys endocrinology products are used for diabetes; type 2 diabetes; osteoporosis in postmenopausal women; osteoporosis in postmenopausal women and men at high risk for fracture; and human growth hormone deficiency and pediatric growth conditions. It also provides oncology products to treat malignant pleural mesothelioma; pancreatic, metastatic breast, non-small cell lung, ovarian, and bladder cancers; and colorectal cancers, as well as offers cardiovascular products to treat erectile dysfunction and pulmonary arterial hypertension, for the reduction of thrombotic cardiovascular events in patients with acute coronary syndrome, as an adjunct to percutaneous coronary intervention, and to treat adults with severe sepsis at high risk of death. In addition, the company offers animal health products, such as cattle feed additives; antibiotics to treat respiratory and other diseases in cattle, swine, and poultry; leanness and performance enhancers for swine and cattle; protein supplements to improve milk productivity in dairy cows; anticoccidial agents; antibiotics to control enteric infections in calves and swine; parasiticides for use on cattle and premises; products to treat canine separation anxiety; and products that prevents flea infestations on dogs, as well as other pharmaceutical products to treat staphylococcal infections and bacterial infections. Eli Lilly distributes its products through independent wholesale distributors, as well as directly to pharmacies. The company was founded in 1876 and is based in Indianapolis, Indiana..
Prudential Financial Inc (NYSE:PRU) - Prudential Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, offers various financial products and services in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. The company operates through three divisions: The U.S. Retirement Solutions and Investment Management, The U.S. Individual Life and Group Insurance, and The International Insurance and Investments. The U.S. Retirement Solutions and Investment Management division provides individual variable and fixed annuity products, as well as offers retirement investment and income products and services to retirement plan sponsors in the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors. This division also provides investment management and advisory services to the public and private marketplace. The U.S. Individual Life and Group Insurance division offers individual variable life, term life, and universal life insurance products; and group life, long-term and short-term group disability, long-term care, and group corporate-, bank-and trust-owned life insurance products to institutional clients. This division also sells accidental death and dismemberment, and other ancillary coverages, as well as provides plan administrative services; and offers preferred provider and indemnity dental coverage plans to clients. The International Insurance and Investments division provides international individual life insurance products in Japan, Korea, and other foreign countries; and offers proprietary and non-proprietary asset management, investment advice, and services to retail and institutional clients internationally. In addition, the company engages in real estate brokerage franchise business, which involves marketing its franchises to the real estate companies. Further, it provides institutional clients and government agencies with various services in connection with the relocation of their employees. Prudential Financial, Inc. was founded in 1875 and is headquartered in Newark, New Jersey..
Amarantus BioSciences Inc (OTC:AMBS) - .
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