Jan 16, 2013 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) --
BUYINS.NET / www.buyins.net, announced today its proprietary Market Maker Friction Factor Report for Tuesday. 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 Tuesday there were 4029 companies with "abnormal" market making, 2862 companies with positive Friction Factors and 2517 companies with negative Friction Factors. Here is a list of the top companies with the largest percentage gain per share Tuesday 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. EGAIN COMMUNICATIONS CORP (NASDAQ:EGAN), Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp (NASDAQ:BGFV), ENERNOC, INC. (NASDAQ:ENOC), PLATINUM GROUP METALS LTD (AMEX:PLG), Elephant Talk Communications Inc (OTCBB:ETAK), Express Inc (NYSE:EXPR). 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
EGAN $1.150 24.57% 45,888 62.02% 27,100 36.63% 18,788 163
BGFV $1.660 12.74% 273,965 55.24% 218,344 44.03% 55,621 335
ENOC $3.330 26.51% 1,488,890 49.89% 1,473,845 49.39% 15,045 45
PLG $0.170 17.71% 555,273 37.27% 379,958 25.50% 175,315 10,313
ETAK $0.120 11.87% 205,561 41.76% 128,556 26.12% 77,005 6,417
EXPR $3.340 23.76% 4,373,607 37.08% 3,619,010 30.68% 754,597 2,259
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 EGAN with a dollar gain Tuesday of $1.15000 and a Friction Factor of 163 shares. That means that it only took 163 more shares of buying than selling to move EGAN 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.
EGAIN COMMUNICATIONS CORP (NASDAQ:EGAN) - eGain Corporation engages in the development, licensing, implementation, and support of customer interaction software solutions worldwide. It primarily offers cloud or hosting, and on-site customer interaction software for sales and service. The company provides eGain 10 Suite of applications, which help businesses to acquire, engage, and serve customers through various interaction channels. Its eGain 10 Suite consists of eGain Interactive Sales Suite to transform business to consumer Websites into shopping destinations; eGain Service Suite to transform traditional call centers into multichannel customer interaction hubs; eGain CIH, a multichannel customer interaction hub platform that provides centralized business rules, interactions, knowledge, workflow, analytics, administration, and integrations to all applications; and eGain Adapters for integrating with call center, business, content, and email systems. The company also offers eGain 10 applications for Web, social, and contact center interactions; and eGain 10 for Cisco Unified CCX, which provides a pre-integrated, multichannel interaction solution for use with Cisco Unified Contact Center Express. In addition, it provides Web customer interaction, social customer interaction, and contact center applications, as well as flexible deployment options. Further, the company offers professional services primarily consisting of consulting, implementation, and training services, as well as maintenance and support services, including technical support and software upgrades and enhancements. eGain Corporation sells its products through sales representatives and sales consultants, as well as through partners and resellers. The company was formerly known as eGain Communications Corporation and changed its name to eGain Corporation in November 2012. eGain Corporation was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California..
Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp (NASDAQ:BGFV) - Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a sporting goods retailer in the western United States. The company offers athletic shoes, apparel, and accessories, as well as a selection of outdoor and athletic equipment for team sports, fitness, camping, hunting, fishing, tennis, golf, snowboarding, and roller sports. It also provides various private label merchandise, including shoes, apparel, binoculars, camping equipment, fishing supplies, and snow sport equipment. The company sells private label merchandise under its owned labels comprising Court Casuals, Golden Bear, Harsh, Pacifica, Rugged Exposure, and Triple Nickel; and licensed trademarks, including Avet, Body Glove, Fila, GoFit, Hi-Tec, Maui & Sons, Morrow, and Realm and The Realm. As of November 1, 2012, it operated 409 stores in 12 states under the Big 5 Sporting Goods name. The company was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in El Segundo, California..
ENERNOC, INC. (NASDAQ:ENOC) - EnerNOC, Inc. provides energy management applications, services, and products for the smart grid, which include demand response, data-driven energy efficiency, energy price and risk management, and enterprise carbon management. The company uses its network operations center and demand response application, DemandSMART, to remotely manage and reduce electricity consumption across a network of commercial, institutional, and industrial end-users of energy (C&I customers) sites, and electric power grid operator and utility customers. It also offers EfficiencySMART, an energy efficiency suite that includes commissioning and retro-commissioning authority services, energy consulting and engineering services, a commissioning application, and an enterprise energy management application for managing energy across a portfolio of sites; SupplySMART, an energy price and risk management application that enables C&I customers in restructured or deregulated markets in the United States to manage the energy supplier selection process, including energy supply product procurement and implementation, budget forecasting, and utility bill information management; and CarbonSMART, an enterprise carbon management application that supports and manages the measurement, tracking, analysis, reporting, and management of greenhouse gas emissions. In addition, the company provides cellular modems and an agricultural specific wireless technology solution that enable C&I customers to connect their equipment remotely and access meter data. It serves C&I customers in technology, education, food sales and storage, commercial real estate, government, healthcare, and manufacturing/industrial markets. As of December 31, 2011, the company managed approximately 7,100 megawatts of demand response capacity across a C&I customer base of approximately 4,900 accounts and 11,400 sites throughout multiple electric power grids. The company was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts..
PLATINUM GROUP METALS LTD (AMEX:PLG) - Platinum Group Metals Ltd. engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of mineral properties in Canada and South Africa. It primarily explores for platinum, palladium, gold, copper, and nickel ores. The company s principal property includes the Project 1 Platinum Mine located in the Western Bushveld Complex of South Africa. It also has interests in War Springs and Tweespalk projects located on the North Limb of the Bushveld Complex, as well as exploration programs with drilling at the Sable Joint Venture and Waterberg Joint Ventures in South Africa; and exploration programs in Canada. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada..
Elephant Talk Communications Inc (OTCBB:ETAK) - Elephant Talk Communications Corp. provides business software and services to the telecommunications and financial services industry the Netherlands, rest of Europe, Hong Kong, the Middle East, and the Americas. It offers various products, such as remote health care, credit card fraud prevention, mobile Internet ID security, multi-country discounted phone services, loyalty management services, and a range of other customized mobile services. The company provides telecommunication companies, mobile network operators, banks, supermarkets, consumer product companies, media firms, and other businesses a suite of products and services that enables them to provide telecom services as part of their business offerings. It enables mobile carriers and virtual operators to offer a suite of products, delivery platforms, support services, industry expertise, and customer service without substantial upfront investments from clients. The company also provides landline network outsourcing services, including carrier select and carrier pre-select services, toll free, and premium rate services to the business market; and fraud prevention and security software solutions for electronic fraud relating to credit and debit card, Internet, and telephone channels. Elephant Talk Communications Corp. is based in Lutz, Florida..
Express Inc (NYSE:EXPR) - Express, Inc. operates as a specialty apparel and accessory retailer primarily in the United States. Its stores provide apparel and accessories for women and men between 20 and 30 years old across various aspects of the lifestyles comprising work, casual, jeanswear, and going-out occasions. As of August 22, 2012, it operated approximately 600 retail stores, located primarily in shopping malls, lifestyle centers, and street locations in the United States and in Puerto Rico. Express, Inc. also distributes its products through the company's e-commerce website, express.com, as well as operates seven Express stores located in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Kuwait under a development agreement with Alshaya Trading Co. The company was formerly known as Express Parent LLC and changed its name to Express, Inc. in May 2010. Express, Inc. was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio..
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