Dec 18, 2012 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) --
BUYINS.NET / www.buyins.net, announced today its proprietary Market Maker Friction Factor Report for Monday. 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 Monday there were 3956 companies with "abnormal" market making, 3376 companies with positive Friction Factors and 2480 companies with negative Friction Factors. Here is a list of the top companies with the largest percentage gain per share Monday 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. Smith Micro Software Inc (NASDAQ:SMSI), GenVec Inc (NASDAQ:GNVC), Stein Mart Inc (NASDAQ:SMRT), Velti PLC (NASDAQ:VELT), LiveDeal Inc (NASDAQ:LIVE), AVT Inc (OTC:AVTC). 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
SMSI $0.220 17.69% 233,487 59.13% 161,407 40.87% 72,080 3,276
GNVC $0.390 29.77% 786,576 51.57% 738,459 48.42% 48,117 1,234
SMRT $1.490 21.26% 236,176 89.10% 28,904 10.90% 207,272 1,391
VELT $0.710 18.49% 2,395,248 53.25% 2,093,755 46.55% 301,493 4,246
LIVE $1.460 41.13% 153,000 51.21% 144,655 48.42% 8,345 57
AVTC $1.170 29.40% 80,104 18.92% 46,163 10.90% 33,941 290
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 SMSI with a dollar gain Monday of $0.22000 and a Friction Factor of 3,276 shares. That means that it only took 3,276 more shares of buying than selling to move SMSI 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.
Smith Micro Software Inc (NASDAQ:SMSI) - Smith Micro Software, Inc. provides software and services that simplify, secure, and enhance the mobile experience. The company s Wireless segment develops mobile connectivity and communications management solutions, which comprise QuickLink Mobile, a broadband connectivity solution, which enables mobile users to connect personal computer, laptop, or other wireless device to wireless wide area networks, and wireless local area networks or Wi-Fi hotspots; QuickLink Mobility, a mobile VPN and connection management solution for enterprises with mobile workforces; and Experience Manager that enables end-users to manage their broadband connections and data plans across different devices and networks. This segment also provides QuickLink Hotspot Manager, which provides control over the use and sharing of mobile hotspot devices; Mobile Network Director that provides intelligent traffic management for data offload and network transitions between 3G/4G/Wi-Fi; Device Management Suite, which offers automated mobile device provisioning and configuration; Push-To-Talk, a data service that uses a mobile Internet connection to send and receive walkie-talkie style calls; Visual Voicemail and Voice to Text solutions; and Vidio and Vidio XTP for adaptive streaming of video content. Its Productivity and Graphics segment offers StuffIt Deluxe, a solution for documents and media; Poser, a solution for creating 3D character art and animations; Anime Studio, an animation tool for professionals and digital artists; and Manga Studio, a solution for creating manga and comic art. This segment distributes its products through online stores, third-party wholesalers, retailers, and value-added resellers worldwide. The company serves mobile network operators, original equipment manufacturers, device manufacturers, and enterprise businesses. Smith Micro Software, Inc. was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Aliso Viejo, California..
GenVec Inc (NASDAQ:GNVC) - GenVec, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, engages in developing novel gene-based therapeutic drugs and vaccines. The company uses proprietary drug discovery and development technologies to support a portfolio of product programs that address the prevention and treatment of various diseases. It is developing and evaluating the potential of TNFerade for the treatment of various cancers, including esophageal cancer, head and neck cancer, rectal cancer, and soft tissue sarcomas; and developing vaccines for infectious diseases, such as influenza, HIV, malaria, foot-and-mouth disease, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), and HSV-2. The company has a research collaboration and licensing agreement with Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Inc. to discover and develop treatments for hearing loss and balance disorders. It also has strategic alliances and research contracts with the U.S. department of homeland security, the U.S. department of agriculture, PATHS malaria vaccine initiative, the U.S. Naval Medical Research Center, and the Vaccine Research Center of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. GenVec, Inc. was founded in 1992 and is based in Gaithersburg, Maryland..
Stein Mart Inc (NASDAQ:SMRT) - Stein Mart, Inc. operates retail stores that offer fashion merchandise for women and men in the United States. The companys stores provide fashion apparel, accessories, shoes, and home fashions. As of April 19, 2011, it operated a chain of 263 retail stores. The company was founded in 1908 and is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida..
Velti PLC (NASDAQ:VELT) - Velti plc provides mobile marketing and advertising solutions for mobile operators, ad agencies, brands, and media groups. The companys Mobile Marketing Platform (MMP) helps businesses to plan, execute, monitor, and measure mobile marketing or advertising campaigns on various digital delivery channels, including Internet sites, SMS and MMS, mobile TV, mobile communities, mobile applications, location-based services, and mobile social networking. Its MMP also helps in the creation of mobile Websites, portals, blogs, content, iPhone applications, branded games, and mobile widgets; and in the mobile marketing through mobile clubs, mobile content, contests, couponing, alerts and tips, photo/text to screen, green screen, and image remix applications. In addition, MMP offers Mobile CRM solutions that help in the creation and management of mobile communities, mobile broadcasts, member management, segment management, member rewards, multichannel registration, and advanced profiling. It has operations in Europe, North America, the Middle East, and Asia. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in London, the United Kingdom..
LiveDeal Inc (NASDAQ:LIVE) - LiveDeal, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, delivers local customer acquisition services for small and medium-sized businesses. Its services are combined with an Internet Yellow Pages directory to deliver various ways for businesses via Internet through its online property, livedeal.com. The company, formerly known as YP Corp., was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada..
AVT Inc (OTC:AVTC) - AVT, Inc. manufactures and operates technology based vending solutions and equipment in southern California. It primarily engages in manufacturing vending and product dispensing systems, which utilize an approach of development, integration of technology, and advertising media. The company also operates approximately 1,000 vending systems throughout the Los Angeles, Orange, and Riverside counties of California. AVT, Inc. offers a family of products for consumers, establishments, and operators in the convenience food, digital signage, and product dispensing industry. Its line of products and services include Automated Express Market system for use in specialized locations, such as hotels, inns, c-stores, malls, and retail stores to sell and market food, convenience items, or higher priced items, which are subject to pilfering; AVTi Media, which allows consumers to view the media, advertising, or hotel messaging; Vending Management System that enables viewing item information for each machine to help plan for daily replenishment, sales statistics, and alerts the company of defects to operators, as well as defect history for each machine; and Vend Sensing System, which provides a surefire solution for detecting various vended items. AVT, Inc. also offers RAM4000, a refrigerated vending system; RAM5000, a non-refrigerated snack vending machine; and a line of kiosk systems. The company was formerly known as Automated Vending Technologies, Inc. and changed its name to AVT, Inc. in January, 2008. AVT, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is based in Corona, California..
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