Apr 05, 2013 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) --
BUYINS.NET / www.buyins.net, announced today its proprietary Market Maker Friction Factor Report for Thursday. 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 Thursday there were 3971 companies with "abnormal" market making, 2765 companies with positive Friction Factors and 2321 companies with negative Friction Factors. Here is a list of the top companies with the largest percentage gain per share Thursday 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. CONN'S, INC. (NASDAQ:CONN), Best Buy Co Inc (NYSE:BBY), IMPLANT SCIENCES CORP (OTC:IMSC), Mecox Lane Ltd (NASDAQ:MCOX), Invivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp (OTC:NVIV), Primo Water Corp (NASDAQ:PRMW). 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
CONN $4.960 12.71% 947,371 50.29% 917,022 48.68% 30,349 61
BBY $3.480 16.07% 18,822,216 34.02% 18,216,114 32.93% 606,102 1,742
IMSC $0.137 14.89% 215,976 71.78% 65,838 21.88% 150,138 10,927
MCOX $0.950 23.81% 142,118 63.00% 83,455 37.00% 58,663 618
NVIV $0.420 17.80% 233,933 34.23% 188,699 27.61% 45,234 1,077
PRMW $0.200 17.24% 603,526 71.38% 241,159 28.52% 362,367 18,118
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 CONN with a dollar gain Thursday of $4.96000 and a Friction Factor of 61 shares. That means that it only took 61 more shares of buying than selling to move CONN 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.
CONN'S, INC. (NASDAQ:CONN) - Conn s, Inc. engages in the specialty retail of durable consumer products in the United States. The company offers consumer electronics, including cameras; camcorders; video game hardware and software products; portable audio; 3D, LED, LCD, plasma, and DLP televisions; and home theater systems. It also provides home appliances, such as refrigerators, freezers, washers, dryers, ranges, dishwashers, built-ins, cook tops, air conditioners, and vacuum cleaners; furniture and mattresses comprising upholstery, recliners, dining and bedroom mattresses, and bedding accessories; home office products, including computer peripherals, computer monitors, printers, computers, home office furniture, laptops, Internet devices, tablets, and computer accessories; and lawn and garden equipment. In addition, the company offers repair service agreements, installment credit programs, and various credit insurance products. As of December 3, 2012, it operated 66 retail stores comprising 57 in Texas, 6 in Louisiana, 2 in Oklahoma, and 1 in New Mexico. The company also sells its products through operating conns.com. Conn s, Inc. was founded in 1890 and is headquartered in Beaumont, Texas..
Best Buy Co Inc (NYSE:BBY) - Best Buy Co., Inc. operates as a retailer of consumer electronics, computing and mobile phone products, entertainment products, appliances, and related services primarily in the United States, Europe, Canada, and China. The company s stores offer video products, including televisions, e-readers, navigation products, digital cameras and accessories, digital camcorders and accessories, and DVD and Blu-ray players; and audio products, such as MP3 players and accessories, home theater audio systems and components, musical instruments, and mobile electronics comprising car stereo and satellite radio products. Its stores also provide computing and mobile phone products consisting of notebook and desktop computers, tablets, monitors, mobile phones and related subscription service commissions, hard drives and other storage devices, and networking equipment, as well as office supplies and other related accessories, such as printers; entertainment software products, including video gaming hardware and software, DVDs, Blu-rays, CDs, digital downloads, and computer software; and appliances, air conditioners, and housewares. In addition, the company offers service contracts, warranties, computer-related services, and product repair, as well as delivery and installation services for home theaters, and mobile audio and appliances; and snacks and beverages. It operates its retail stores and call centers, as well as online retail operations under various brand names, such as Best Buy, Best Buy Mobile, The Carphone Warehouse, Five Star, Future Shop, Geek Squad, Magnolia Audio Video, Pacific Sales, and The Phone House. The company was formerly known as Sound of Music, Inc. and changed its name to Best Buy Co., Inc. in 1983. Best Buy Co., Inc. was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Richfield, Minnesota..
IMPLANT SCIENCES CORP (OTC:IMSC) - Implant Sciences Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of sensors and systems for use in security, safety, and defense industries primarily in the United States, China, and Iraq. Its products include Quantum Sniffer a QS-H150 portable explosives detector for the simultaneous detection of explosives particulates and vapors with or without physical contact; and Quantum Sniffer QS-B220 benchtop explosives and narcotics detector for the detection and identification of various military, commercial, and improvised explosives, as well as narcotics. The company offers its products for use in aviation and transportation security, high threat facilities and infrastructure, military installations, customs and border protection, and mail and cargo screening. Implant Sciences Corporation markets and sells its products through direct sales and marketing staff, as well as through a network of independent and specialized sales representatives, and distributors. The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Wilmington, Massachusetts..
Mecox Lane Ltd (NASDAQ:MCOX) - Mecox Lane Limited, through its subsidiaries, engages in the design and sale of apparel, accessories, and home and healthcare products through its online platform and stores in the People s Republic of China. The company offers apparel and accessories, including women s T-shirts, sweaters, jeans, dresses, outerwear, purses, and shoes, as well as kids apparel, men s apparel, and maternity apparel. It also provides home products comprising home furnishings and other small household appliances; beauty and health products, such as skin care, fragrance, cosmetics, and other personal care products; and pet-related and other products, and office accessories. The company sells its products under Euromoda, Rampage, and various third-party brands through its M18.com e-commerce Website. In addition, the company is involved in the telephonic sale of garments, accessories, and other products; wholesale and retail of garments; and provision of software development and information technology support services. As of December 31, 2011, its store network consisted of 400 stores, including 282 franchised stores and 118 directly operated stores in 146 cities. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Shanghai, the People s Republic of China..
Invivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp (OTC:NVIV) - .
Primo Water Corp (NASDAQ:PRMW) - Primo Water Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides three- and five-gallon purified bottled water, self-serve filtered drinking water, water dispensers, and carbonating beverage appliances in the United States and Canada. The company s Primo Water segment sells multi-gallon purified bottled water and self-serve filtered drinking water vending service through retailers in the United States and Canada. It offers its services through point of purchase display racks or self-serve filtered water vending displays, and recycling centers. Its Primo Dispensers segment sells water dispensers that are designed to dispense Primo and other dispenser-compatible bottled water. This segment engages in dispensers sales primarily through retailers. The company also offers home beverage appliances, flavor concentrates, carbon dioxide cylinders, and accessories used with the appliances to make various cold beverages. As of December 31, 2011, its exchange and refill services were offered in each of the contiguous United States and in Canada at approximately 23,600 combined retail locations. Primo Water Corporation was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina..
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