(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 3947 companies with "abnormal" market making, 3332 companies with positive Friction Factors and 2031 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. Mattson Technology Inc (NASDAQ:MTSN), Interactive Intelligence Group Inc (NASDAQ:ININ), Cytokinetics Inc (NASDAQ:CYTK), Paragon Shipping Inc (NYSE:PRGN), Canadian Solar Inc (NASDAQ:CSIQ), NewLead Holdings Ltd (NASDAQ:NEWL). 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
MTSN $0.180 17.31% 342,431 57.26% 255,576 42.74% 86,855 4,825
ININ $6.120 18.60% 399,431 51.93% 354,969 46.15% 44,462 73
CYTK $0.230 25.56% 1,495,556 57.94% 1,085,614 42.06% 409,942 17,824
PRGN $0.770 21.10% 113,594 40.26% 106,231 37.65% 7,363 96
CSIQ $0.670 18.11% 1,412,538 56.66% 1,080,615 43.34% 331,923 4,954
NEWL $1.320 188.57% 393,936 58.65% 275,414 41.00% 118,522 898
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 MTSN with a dollar gain Wednesday of $0.18000 and a Friction Factor of 4,825 shares. That means that it only took 4,825 more shares of buying than selling to move MTSN 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.
Mattson Technology Inc (NASDAQ:MTSN) - Mattson Technology, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, marketing, and support of semiconductor wafer processing equipment used in the fabrication of integrated circuits for the semiconductor industry worldwide. Its dry strip products include the SUPREMA strip system that incorporates its inductively coupled plasma (ICP) technology photoresist process module, and vacuum-based productivity platform for processing of sub 30 nm devices. The company s rapid thermal processing products include the Helios and Helios XP systems for conventional annealing applications, and the Millios system for millisecond anneal applications. Its etch products comprise the paradigmE and Alpine that feature a proprietary Faraday-shielded ICP with etch bias control to provide process on-wafer performance. The company sells its products directly, as well as through distribution agreements to foundries, and memory and logic device manufacturers. Mattson Technology, Inc. was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Fremont, California..
Interactive Intelligence Group Inc (NASDAQ:ININ) - Interactive Intelligence Group, Inc. provides software products and services for contact center automation, unified communications, business process automation, content management, and vertical applications. It offers Interactive Intelligence Customer Interaction Center (CIC), a solution for voice, data, and process automation. The company s CIC contact center application suite enables contact centers to automate, route, monitor, record, track, and report on phone calls, fax, email, Web interactions, SMS, and social media in a single or multi-site operations; and CIC solution for Unified Communications allows organizations to route live communications to various devices. Its CIC software platform for process automation platform automates and unifies phone calls, faxes, emails, and Web interactions, as well as manages various media types; and Interaction Process Automation solution allows an organization to capture, prioritize, route, escalate, and track each step in a work process. The company also provides AcroSoft Documents product for document and information management; AcroSoft AnyWhere-Documents, a Web-based document management solution; and accounts receivable management products that offer a set of software solutions to collection agencies, credit departments, debt buyers, creditors, and attorneys to manage debt collection and recovery process. In addition, it also offers servers and telephone handsets; Interaction Media Server, Interaction Edge, Interaction Gateway, and Interaction SIP Station appliances; and professional, support, managed, and education services. Interactive Intelligence Group, Inc. provides its solutions for use in teleservices, insurance, banking, accounts receivable management, utilities, healthcare, retail, technology, government, and business services industries in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and the Asia-Pacific. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana..
Cytokinetics Inc (NASDAQ:CYTK) - Cytokinetics, Incorporated, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, engages in the discovery and development of small molecule therapeutics that modulate muscle function for the treatment of serious diseases and medical conditions. Its drug candidates include omecamtiv mecarbil, a novel cardiac muscle myosin activator for the treatment of heart failure, which is in Phase I and IIb clinical trials; CK-2017357, a skeletal sarcomere activator for treating diseases or medical conditions associated with skeletal muscle weakness or wasting, which is in Phase II clinical trials; and CK-2127107, a skeletal sarcomere activator, which is in non-clinical stage. The company is also developing mitotic kinesin inhibitors, including ispinesib, SB-743921, and GSK-923295 for the treatment of cancer. The company has a strategic alliance with Amgen Inc. to discover, develop, and commercialize small molecule therapeutics that activate cardiac muscle contractility for applications in the treatment of heart failure. Cytokinetics, Incorporated was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in South San Francisco, California..
Paragon Shipping Inc (NYSE:PRGN) - Paragon Shipping Inc. provides shipping transportation services worldwide. It engages in the ocean transportation of dry bulk cargoes, including commodities, such as iron ore, coal, grain, and other materials. As of June 19, 2012, the company's fleet consisted of 12 dry bulk vessels with a total carrying capacity of 779,270 dwt. Paragon Shipping Inc. was founded in 2006 and is based in Voula, Greece..
Canadian Solar Inc (NASDAQ:CSIQ) - Canadian Solar Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, manufacture, and sale of solar power products in Canada and internationally. The company offers solar wafers, cells, and solar module products that convert sunlight into electricity for various uses. Its products include a range of standard solar modules for use in a range of residential, commercial, and industrial solar power generation systems. The company also designs and produces specialty solar modules and products consisting of customized solar modules that its customers incorporate into their products, such as solar-powered bus stop lighting; and specialty products, such as portable solar home systems and solar-powered car battery chargers. In addition, it sells solar system kits, a package consisting of solar modules produced by it; and third party supplied components, such as inverters, racking system, and other accessories. Further, the company implements solar power development projects; and performs the engineering design, procurement, and construction work for the solar project. Canadian Solar Inc. sells its products under the CanadianSolar brand name. The company offers its standard solar modules through a direct sales force and sales agents primarily to distributors, system integrators, and original equipment manufacturer customers, as well as to solar projects; and specialty solar modules and products to the automotive, telecommunications, and light-emitting diode lighting sectors. Canadian Solar Inc. was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Guelph, Canada..
NewLead Holdings Ltd (NASDAQ:NEWL) - NewLead Holdings Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the ownership and management of product tankers and dry bulk vessels worldwide. Its tankers transport various refined petroleum products. The company also transports and handles bulk cargoes. As of September 18, 2012, it operated four vessels, including two double-hull product tankers and two dry bulk vessels. The company was formerly known as Aries Maritime Transport Limited and changed its name to NewLead Holdings Ltd. in December 2009. NewLead Holdings Ltd. was incorporated in 2005 and is based in Piraeus, Greece..
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