(M2 PressWIRE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) BUYINS.NET / www.buyins.net, announced today its proprietary Market Maker Friction Factor Report for Friday. 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 Friday there were 3972 companies with "abnormal" market making, 3328 companies with positive Friction Factors and 2140 companies with negative Friction Factors. Here is a list of the top companies with Abnormal Price Friction (bearish bias) in their stock prices. This means that there was more buying than selling in the stocks and their stock prices dropped. Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE), Sequenom Inc (NASDAQ:SQNM), Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras (NYSE:PBR), INTEL CORPORATION (NASDAQ:INTC), SLM Corp (NASDAQ:SLM), Baristas Coffee Co Inc (OTC:BCCI). 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
PFE $-0.080 -0.28% 9,503,761 35.18% 7,844,211 29.03% 1,659,550 Abnormal
SQNM $-0.280 -6.24% 5,494,337 58.91% 3,724,541 39.93% 1,769,796 Abnormal
PBR $-0.300 -1.71% 7,327,383 33.32% 5,539,422 25.19% 1,787,961 Abnormal
INTC $-0.310 -1.42% 24,132,652 53.90% 20,533,627 45.87% 3,599,025 Abnormal
SLM $-0.290 -1.50% 6,596,775 57.41% 4,874,408 42.42% 1,722,367 Abnormal
BCCI $-0.012 -19.48% 15,173,965 52.26% 13,860,966 47.74% 1,312,999 Abnormal
Analysis of the Friction Factor chart above shows that each of the six stocks mentioned above had more buying than selling on Friday and their stock prices dropped. 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 PFE with 1,659,550 greater shares of buying than selling (NetVol) and the stock price was down $-0.08000. This means the Market Makers were trading the stock in a way inconsistent with normal supply and demand (Economics 101); more buying than selling should cause prices to rise.
Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE) - Pfizer Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, engages in the discovery, development, manufacture, and sale of medicines for people and animals worldwide. It primarily offers Celebrex, Chantix/Champix, Lipitor, Lyrica, Premarin, Pristiq, and Viagra pharmaceutical products in the therapeutic and disease areas of Alzheimer s disease, cardiovascular, erectile dysfunction, genitourinary, depressive disorder, pain, respiratory, and smoking cessation. The company also provides BeneFIX, Enbrel, Genotropin, Geodon, Prevnar/Prevenar, Rebif, ReFacto AF, Revatio, Xalatan, Xyntha, and Zyvox pharmaceutical products in the therapeutic and disease areas of anti-infectives, endocrine disorders, hemophilia, inflammation, multiple sclerosis, ophthalmology, pulmonary arterial hypertension, specialty neuroscience, and vaccines. In addition, it offers Aromasin, Sutent, Torisel, and Xalkori pharmaceutical products for addressing oncology and oncology-related illnesses; and other prescription pharmaceutical products, such as Arthrotec, Effexor, Medrol, Norvasc, Protonix, Relpax, and Zosyn/Tazocin. Further, the company provides vaccines, parasiticides, and anti-infectives to prevent and treat disease in livestock and companion animals; and non-prescription products, including Advil, Caltrate, Centrum, ChapStick, Preparation H, and Robitussin in the areas of dietary supplements, pain management, respiratory, and personal care. Additionally, it offers various infant and toddler nutritional products, such as S-26 and SMA product lines, as well as formula for infants with special nutritional needs. The company sells its products to wholesalers, distributors, retailers, hospitals, clinics, government agencies, pharmacies, individual provider offices, veterinarians, livestock producers, and grocery and convenience stores. Pfizer Inc. was founded in 1849 and is headquartered in New York, New York..
Sequenom Inc (NASDAQ:SQNM) - Sequenom, Inc. provides products, services, diagnostic testing, applications, and genetic analysis products that translate the results of genomic science into solutions for biomedical research, translational research, molecular medicine applications, and agricultural and livestock research. The company operates in two segments, Molecular Diagnostics and Genetic Analysis. The Molecular Diagnostics segment researches, develops, and commercializes noninvasive molecular diagnostic tests for prenatal genetic disorders and diseases, women s health related disorders and diseases, ophthalmology, oncology, infectious diseases, and autoimmunity. This segment markets diagnostic technology for prenatal diagnostics under the trademark SEQureDx. The Genetic Analysis segment designs and markets MassARRAY system, a nucleic acid analysis platform that comprises hardware, software applications, consumable chips, and reagents to measure genetic target material and variations. This segment offers its MassARRAY system for various DNA/RNA analysis applications, including single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP), genotyping, detection of mutations, analysis of copy number variants, and other structural genome variations, as well as quantitative gene expression analysis, quantitative methylation marker analysis, comparative sequence analysis of haploid organisms, SNP discovery, and oligonucleotide quality control. It also provides iPLEX multiplexing assay, which permits multiplexed SNP analysis and somatic mutation analysis. The company offers its products through direct sales, and sales and distribution partners to clinical research laboratories, bio-agriculture, bio-technology and pharmaceutical companies, academic institutions, and various government agencies worldwide. Sequenom, Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in San Diego, California..
Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) - Petr leo Brasileiro S.A. operates as an integrated oil and gas company in Brazil and internationally. Its Exploration and Production segment engages in the exploration, development, and production activities; sale and transfer of crude oil in domestic and foreign markets; and sale of oil products produced at natural gas processing plants. The company s Refining, Transportation and Marketing segment is involved in the refining, logistics, transportation, export, and the purchase of crude oil, as well as in the purchase and sale of oil products and ethanol. This segment also engages in the extraction and processing of shale. Its products include gasoline, diesel, and residential liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). The company s Gas and Power segment engages in the transportation and trade of natural gas; transportation and trade of LNG; generation and trade of electric power; and fertilizer business. Its Biofuel segment engages in the production of biodiesel and its co-products, as well as in the production and marketing of ethanol, sugar, and the excess electric power generated from sugarcane bagasse. The company s Distribution segment distributes oil products, ethanol, and compressed natural gas in Brazil. Its International segment engages in the exploration, production, refining, transportation, marketing, and distribution of gas and power in countries other than Brazil as well as provides petrochemicals. As of December 31, 2011, the company had proved developed oil and gas reserves of 8,124 Million barrels of oil equivalent (mmboe), including synthetic oil and synthetic gas from oil shale; and proved undeveloped reserves of 4,143 mmboe in Brazil. Petr leo Brasileiro S.A. was founded in 1953 and is headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil..
INTEL CORPORATION (NASDAQ:INTC) - Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells integrated digital technology platforms worldwide. The company operates through PC Client Group, Data Center Group, Other Intel Architecture, Software and Services, and All Other segments. It offers microprocessors that process system data and controls other devices in the system; and chipsets, which sends data between the microprocessor and input, display, and storage devices, such as keyboard, mouse, monitor, hard drive or solid-state drive, and optical disc drives; system-on-chip products that integrate its processing functions with other system components, including graphics, audio, and video onto a single chip; wired network connectivity products; and wireless connectivity products. The company also provides mobile phone components comprising baseband processors, radio frequency transceivers, and power management integrated circuits; and mobile phone platforms, such as Bluetooth wireless technology and global positioning systems receivers, software solutions, customization, and interoperability tests. In addition, it offers endpoint security, network and content security, risk and compliance, and consumer and mobile security software products for consumer, mobile, and corporate environments to protect systems from malicious virus attacks, as well as loss of data. Further, the company provides NAND flash memory products, which are used in solid-state drives. It sells its products primarily to original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, and industrial and communications equipment manufacturers in the computing and communications industries. Intel Corporation was founded in 1968 and is based in Santa Clara, California..
SLM Corp (NASDAQ:SLM) - SLM Corporation, through its subsidiaries, originates, acquires, finances, and services private education loans in the United States. It offers processing capabilities to educational institutions, 529 college-savings plan program management services, and a consumer savings network. The company also provides servicing, loan default aversion, and defaulted loan collection services for loans owned by the Department of Education (ED), Guarantors of FFELP Loans, and other institutions. In addition, SLM Corporation offers campus solutions, which comprise electronic billing, collection, payment and refund, and tuition payment plan administration services. The company promotes its products through the financial aid offices on campuses, as well as through direct marketing to students and their families. SLM Corporation was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Newark, Delaware..
Baristas Coffee Co Inc (OTC:BCCI) - Baristas Coffee Company, Inc. operates as a drive through beverage retailer. The company offers hot and cold beverages, specializing in coffees, blended teas, and other custom drinks. It also provides smoothies, fresh-baked pastries, and other confections, as well as hot apple cider, hot chocolate, and frozen coffee products. The company was formerly known as Innovative Communications, Inc. Baristas Coffee Company, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is based in Kent, Washington..
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