(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 3926 companies with "abnormal" market making, 2721 companies with positive Friction Factors and 2503 companies with negative Friction Factors. Here is a list of the top companies with the highest net buy volume on Wednesday and lowest price Friction (bullish). This means that there was more buying than selling in the stocks and their stock prices rose faster with less Friction. Dell Inc (NASDAQ:DELL), ConAgra Foods Inc (NYSE:CAG), PNC Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:PNC), Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG), Micron Technology Inc (NASDAQ:MU), SOUTHERN COMPANY (THE) (NYSE:SO). 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
DELL $0.080 0.01% 40,747,076 52.46% 36,870,257 47.47% 3,876,819 484,602
CAG $0.060 0.00% 4,836,507 73.85% 880,029 13.44% 3,956,478 659,413
PNC $0.150 0.00% 4,536,320 67.13% 612,896 9.07% 3,923,424 261,562
PG $0.340 0.01% 7,552,729 44.39% 4,072,316 23.93% 3,480,413 102,365
MU $0.080 0.01% 25,898,406 55.64% 20,994,271 45.10% 4,904,135 613,017
SO $0.200 0.01% 6,038,396 70.80% 1,024,982 12.02% 5,013,414 250,671
Analysis of the Friction Factor chart above shows that each of the six stocks mentioned above have high net dollar gains (Change) and very 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 DELL with a Net Buy Volume of 3,876,819 shares and a Friction Factor of 484,602 shares. That means that it takes 484,602 more shares of buying than selling to move DELL higher by one penny. This means the Market Makers are allowing the stock to move up higher as of Wednesday (lower friction). And with one of the highest Net Buy Volumes, the combination of low friction and high net buy volume is bullish.
Dell Inc (NASDAQ:DELL) - Dell Inc. provides integrated technology solutions in the information technology (IT) industry worldwide. It designs, develops, manufactures, markets, sells, and supports mobility and desktop products, including notebooks, workstations, tablets, smartphones, and desktop PCs, as well as servers and networking products. The company offers storage solutions, including storage area networks, network-attached storage, direct-attached storage, and various backup systems. It also provides IT and business services comprising transactional services, such as support, managed deployment, enterprise installation, and configuration services; outsourcing services, including data center and systems management, network management, life cycle application development and management, and business process outsourcing services; and project-based services consisting of IT infrastructure, applications, business process, and business consulting services. In addition, the company offers third-party software products comprising operating systems, business and office applications, anti-virus and related security software, and entertainment software; and peripheral products, such as printers, televisions, notebook accessories, mouse, keyboards, networking and wireless products, and digital cameras. Further, it provides financial services, including originating, collecting, and servicing customer receivables related to the purchase of its products and third-party technology products. The company sells its products and services directly through its sales representatives, telephone-based sales, and online sales; and through retailers, third-party solution providers, system integrators, and third-party resellers. It serves corporate businesses, law enforcement agencies, small and medium businesses, consumers, and public institutions that include government, education, and healthcare organizations. Dell Inc. was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Round Rock, Texas..
ConAgra Foods Inc (NYSE:CAG) - ConAgra Foods, Inc. operates as a food company primarily in North America. The company operates through two segments, Consumer Foods and Commercial Foods. The Consumer Foods segment provides branded, private label, and customized food products in various categories, such as meals, entr es, condiments, sides, snacks, desserts, breakfast products and other sausages, packaged fruits, and pretzels, which are sold in various retail and foodservice channels. This segment s principal brands include Alexia, ACT II, Banquet, Blue Bonnet, Chef Boyardee, DAVID, Egg Beaters, Healthy Choice, Hebrew National, Hunt s, Marie Callender s, Odom s Tennessee Pride, Orville Redenbacher s, PAM, Peter Pan, Reddi-wip, Slim Jim, Snack Pack, Swiss Miss, Van Camp s, Wesson, Kangaroo, and Del Monte. The Commercial Foods segment offers commercially branded foods and ingredients that are sold primarily to foodservice, food manufacturing, and industrial customers. It provides specialty potato products, milled grain ingredients, a range of vegetable products, seasonings, blends, and flavors under the ConAgra Mills, Lamb Weston, and Spicetec Flavors & Seasonings brands. ConAgra Foods, Inc. was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska..
PNC Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:PNC) - The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. operates as a diversified financial services company in the United States and internationally. The company s Retail Banking segment provides deposit, lending, brokerage, investment management, and cash management services. Its Corporate and Institutional Banking segment offers lending products, such as secured and unsecured loans, letters of credit, and equipment leases; treasury management services, including cash and investment management, receivables management, disbursement and funds transfer, information reporting, and trade services; capital markets-related products and services; and commercial loan servicing, technology solutions, and real estate advisory services. The company s Asset Management Group segment offers wealth management products and services, such as financial and retirement planning, customized investment management, private banking, tailored credit solutions, and trust management and administration services; and institutional asset management services. Its Residential Mortgage Banking segment provides residential mortgage loans; and Non-Strategic Assets Portfolio segment offers commercial residential development loans, cross-border leases, consumer brokered home equity loans, retail and non-prime mortgages, and residential construction loans. The company s BlackRock segment offers investment management; market risk management, financial markets advisory, and enterprise investment system; and financial markets advisory services. The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. serves corporations, government and not-for-profit entities, middle-market companies, and institutional and retail clients through its branch network, call centers, and online banking channels. As of December 31, 2011, it operated a network of 2,511 branches and 6,806 automatic teller machines in Washington, D.C., as well as in the 14 states of the United States. The company was founded in 1922 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania..
Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) - The Procter & Gamble Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of a range of branded consumer packaged goods. The company operates in five segments: Beauty, Grooming, Health Care, Fabric Care and Home Care, and Baby Care and Family Care. The Beauty segment provides antiperspirants, deodorants, cosmetics, hair care products, hair colors, personal cleansings, prestige products, professional salon products, and skin care products primarily under the Head & Shoulders, Olay, Pantene, SK-II, and Wella brand names. The Grooming segment offers blades and razors, electronic hair removal devices, hair care appliances, and pre and post shave products primarily under the Braun, Fusion, Gillette, and Mach3 brand names. The Health Care segment provides feminine care, gastrointestinal, incontinence, rapid diagnostics, respiratory, toothbrush, toothpaste, oral care, and other personal health care products, as well as vitamins/minerals/supplements primarily under the Always, Crest, Oral-B, and Vicks brand names. The Fabric Care and Home Care segment offers bleach and laundry additives, air care products, batteries, dish care items, fabric enhancers, laundry detergents, pet care products, and surface care products primarily under the Ace, Ariel, Dawn, Downy, Duracell, Febreze, Gain, Iams, and Tide brand names. The Baby Care and Family Care segment provides baby wipes, diapers and pants, paper towels, tissues, and toilet papers primarily under the Bounty, Charmin, and Pampers brand names. The company markets its products through mass merchandisers, grocery stores, membership club stores, drug stores, high-frequency stores, department stores, perfumeries, pharmacies, salons, and e-commerce in approximately 180 countries worldwide. The Procter & Gamble Company was founded in 1837 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio..
Micron Technology Inc (NASDAQ:MU) - Micron Technology, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in manufacturing and marketing semiconductor devices worldwide. Its products for data storage and retrieval comprise dynamic random access memory (DRAM) products, including DDR2 and DDR3 for use as main system memory in computers and servers; and other specialty DRAM memory products, such as DDR and DDR2 mobile low power DRAM, DDR, SDRAM, reduced latency DRAM, and pseudo-static RAM used in laptop computers, tablets, and other consumer devices. The company also offers NAND flash memory products, including RealSSD solid-state drives, flash memory cards, CompactFlash and memory stick products, SD memory cards, and JumpDrive products used in mobile phones, MP3/4 players, computers, solid-state drives, tablets, digital still cameras, and other personal and consumer applications. In addition, it resells flash memory products that are purchased from other NAND flash suppliers. Further, Micron Technology, Inc. provides NOR flash memory products that are electrically re-writeable, non-volatile semiconductor memory devices used in consumer electronics, industrial, wired and wireless communications, computing, and automotive applications; and manufactures semiconductor components for CMOS image sensors and other semiconductor products. It markets its products to original equipment manufacturers and retailers through its internal sales force, independent sales representatives, and distributors, as well as through a Web-based customer direct sales channel, and channel and distribution partners. The company was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Boise, Idaho..
SOUTHERN COMPANY (THE) (NYSE:SO) - The Southern Company operates as an electric utility company. It is involved in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity through coal, nuclear, oil and gas, and hydro resources. The company also constructs, acquires, owns, and manages generation assets, including renewable energy projects. As of December 31, 2011, it owned and/or operated 33 hydroelectric generating stations, 34 fossil fuel generating stations, 3 nuclear generating stations, and 13 combined cycle/cogeneration stations, as well as 2 solar facilities and 1 landfill gas facility; and had a total generating capacity of approximately 12,222 megawatts. In addition, the company offers various wireless communication options, such as talk, cellular service, text messaging, wireless Internet access, and wireless data services; and wholesale fiber optic solutions to telecommunication providers under the Southern Telecom name. It serves retail and wholesale customers in the southeast United States. The company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia..
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