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December 21, 2012 / M2 PRESSWIRE / 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 4158 companies with "abnormal" market making, 2002 companies with positive Friction Factors and 3683 companies with negative Friction Factors. Here is a list of the top companies with the highest net buy volume on Friday 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. APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. (NASDAQ:AMAT), Boston Scientific Corp (NYSE:BSX), Penn Virginia Resource Partners LP (NYSE:PVR), Tellabs Inc (NASDAQ:TLAB), Hovnanian Enterprises Inc (NYSE:HOV), Ford Motor Co (NYSE:F). 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 $0.120 1.05% 20,876,990 66.67% 10,222,095 32.64% 10,654,895 887,908
BSX $0.010 0.17% 7,456,932 43.98% 3,793,651 22.38% 3,663,281 3,663,281
PVR $0.110 0.43% 5,093,821 71.38% 844,103 11.83% 4,249,718 386,338
TLAB $0.060 1.74% 7,766,553 66.43% 3,534,884 30.24% 4,231,669 705,278
HOV $0.620 10.11% 17,897,486 40.78% 5,643,376 12.86% 12,254,110 197,647
F $0.090 0.76% 32,500,105 35.26% 20,916,381 22.69% 11,583,724 1,287,080
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 AMAT with a Net Buy Volume of 10,654,895 shares and a Friction Factor of 887,908 shares. That means that it takes 887,908 more shares of buying than selling to move AMAT higher by one penny. This means the Market Makers are allowing the stock to move up higher as of Friday (lower friction). And with one of the highest Net Buy Volumes, the combination of low friction and high net buy volume is bullish.
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..
Boston Scientific Corp (NYSE:BSX) - Boston Scientific Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets medical devices used in various interventional medical specialties worldwide. It offers cardiac rhythm management products, which monitor the heart and deliver electricity to treat cardiac abnormalities; and RF generators, intracardiac ultrasound and steerable ablation catheters, and diagnostic catheters for the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac arrhythmias. The company also provides interventional cardiology products, such as coronary stent systems, coronary revascularization products to treat patients with atherosclerosis and intraluminal catheter-directed ultrasound imaging catheters and systems; vascular access products, balloon catheters, stents and peripheral vascular catheters, wires, and accessories, as well as products for peripheral embolization procedures; and biliary stents, drainage catheters, and micro-puncture sets to treat, diagnose, and ease various forms of benign and malignant tumors. In addition, it offers coated and uncoated detachable coils, micro-delivery stents, micro-guidewires, micro-catheters, guiding catheters, and embolics to neuro-interventional radiologists and neurosurgeons to treat diseases of the neurovascular system; and endoscopy and interventional bronchoscopy products to diagnose and treat various digestive diseases, as well as pulmonary disease systems within the airway and lungs. Further, the company provides urology/womens health products to treat patients with urinary stone disease, benign prostatic hyperplasia, stress urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, and excessive uterine bleeding; and spinal cord stimulation system for the management of chronic intractable pain of the trunk and/or limbs. Boston Scientific Corporation markets its products through direct sales force, and a network of distributors and dealers. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Natick, Massachusetts with additional offices in Tokyo, Japan and Paris, France..
Penn Virginia Resource Partners LP (NYSE:PVR) - Penn Virginia Resource Partners, L.P. engages in the management of coal and natural resource properties; and gathering and processing of natural gas in the United States. It operates in two segments, Coal and Natural Resource Management, and Natural Gas Midstream. The Coal and Natural Resource Management segment primarily involves in the management and leasing of coal properties. It also engages in land management activities; and provides coal preparation and loading services. As of December 31, 2010, this segment owned or controlled approximately 804 million tons of proven and probable coal reserves in central and northern Appalachia, the San Juan Basin, and the Illinois Basin. The Natural Gas Midstream segment offers gas processing, gathering, and other related natural gas services. This segment owns and operates natural gas midstream assets located in Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and Texas. It owned and operated approximately 4,263 miles of natural gas gathering pipelines and 6 natural gas processing facilities having 400 million cubic feet per day of total capacity. This segment also owns a natural gas marketing business, which aggregates third-party volumes and sells those volumes into intrastate pipeline systems and at market hubs accessed by various interstate pipelines. The company was founded in 1882 and is based in Radnor, Pennsylvania..
Tellabs Inc (NASDAQ:TLAB) - Tellabs, Inc. designs, develops, and supports telecommunications networking products for communications service providers worldwide. Its products and services enable customers to deliver wireline and wireless voice, data, and video services to business and residential customers. The company operates through three segments: Broadband, Transport, and Services. The Broadband segment provides access products that enable service providers to deliver bundled voice, video, and high-speed Internet/data services over copper or fiber networks; managed access transport products, which deliver wireless and business services primarily outside of the United States; and data products, including packet-switched products that enable wireline and wireless carriers to deliver business services and next-generation mobile voice and Internet services. The Transport segment enables service providers to transport services and manage bandwidth; and wireline and wireless providers to support wireless and business services for enterprises, as well as provides triple-play voice, video, and data services. The Services segment includes deployment, support, training, systems integration, and network design/consulting services. These services support various phases of the network, such as planning, building, and operating. The company sells its products and services through its direct sales organization, value-added resellers, distributors, and public and private network providers. Its customers include communication services providers, including local exchange carriers; wireline and wireless service providers; multiple system operators; competitive service providers; distributors; original equipment manufacturers; system integrators; and government agencies. The company was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Naperville, Illinois..
Hovnanian Enterprises Inc (NYSE:HOV) - Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. engages in homebuilding and financial services businesses in the United States. The company designs, constructs, markets, and sells single-family detached homes, attached townhomes and condominiums, mid-rise and high-rise condominiums, urban infill, and active adult homes. It markets and builds homes for first-time buyers, first and second-time move-up buyers, luxury buyers, active adult buyers, and empty nesters. The company offers homes for sale in 192 communities in 40 markets in 18 states in the United States. It also provides various financial services, including originating mortgages from homebuyers and selling such mortgages in the secondary market, as well as offers title insurance services. The company was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in Red Bank, New Jersey..
Ford Motor Co (NYSE:F) - Ford Motor Company primarily develops, manufactures, distributes, and services vehicles and parts worldwide. It operates in two sectors, Automotive and Financial Services. The Automotive sector offers vehicles primarily under the Ford and Lincoln brand names. This sector markets cars, trucks, and parts through retail dealers in North America, and through distributors and dealers outside of North America. It also sells cars and trucks to dealers for sale to fleet customers, including daily rental car companies, commercial fleet customers, leasing companies, and governments. In addition, this sector provides retail customers with a range of after-sale vehicle services and products in the areas, such as maintenance and light repair, heavy repair, collision repair, vehicle accessories, and extended service contracts under the Ford Service, Lincoln Service, Ford Custom Accessories, Ford Extended Service Plan, and Motorcraft brand names. The Financial Services sector offers various automotive financing products to and through automotive dealers. It offers retail financing, which includes retail installment contracts for new and used vehicles; direct financing leases; wholesale financing products that comprise loans to dealers to finance the purchase of vehicle inventory; loans to dealers to finance working capital, purchase real estate dealership, and/or make improvements to dealership facilities; and other financing products, as well as provides insurance services. Ford Motor Company was founded in 1903 and is based in Dearborn, Michigan..
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