Mar 19, 2013 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) --
BUYINS.NET / www.buyins.net, announced today its proprietary Market Maker Friction Factor Report for Monday. 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 Monday there were 4199 companies with "abnormal" market making, 2128 companies with positive Friction Factors and 3118 companies with negative Friction Factors. Here is a list of the top companies with the largest percentage loss per share Monday and low price friction (bearish). This means that there was more selling than buying in the stocks and their stock prices dropped faster with less Friction. Mind CTI Ltd (NASDAQ:MNDO), Ambow Education Holding Ltd (NYSE:AMBO), Entropic Communications Inc (NASDAQ:ENTR), LDK Solar Co Ltd (NYSE:LDK), Pernix Therapeutics Holdings Inc (AMEX:PTX), Guanwei Recycling Corp (NASDAQ:GPRC). 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
MNDO $-0.230 -10.60% 45,618 34.48% 86,675 65.52% -41,057 -1,785
AMBO $-0.250 -16.13% 308,237 27.69% 353,337 31.75% -45,100 -1,804
ENTR $-0.460 -9.87% 527,974 43.87% 675,461 56.13% -147,487 -3,206
LDK $-0.150 -10.56% 627,231 37.38% 708,465 42.22% -81,234 -5,416
PTX $-0.680 -10.82% 141,350 46.93% 159,872 53.07% -18,522 -272
GPRC $-0.200 -11.83% 42,110 37.19% 71,128 62.81% -29,018 -1,451
Analysis of the Friction Factor chart above shows that each of the six stocks mentioned above have high net dollar losses (Change) and extremely 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 MNDO with a dollar loss Monday of $-0.23000 and a Friction Factor of -1,785 shares. That means that it only took 1,785 more shares of selling than buying to move MNDO lower by one penny. This means the Market Makers are allowing the stock to drop quickly (low friction). The combination of low friction and negative market direction can drive prices lower faster than normal.
Mind CTI Ltd (NASDAQ:MNDO) - Mind C.T.I. Ltd. develops, manufactures, and markets real-time and off-line billing and customer care software for communication providers worldwide. The company offers billing and customer care supports services, including voice, data, and content services, as well as prepaid and postpaid payment models in a single platform. It also offers workflow engine to support the creation and execution of business processes, such as order management, trouble ticket, and debt collection, as well as integral point of sale solution that covers all dealer, store and cashier management, and sales processes. In addition, the company provides professional services, such as installation, turnkey project implementation services, customer support, training and maintenance services, customization, and project management, as well as managed services, including day to day billing operational tasks primarily to billing and customer care customers. Further, it offers call management systems comprising PhonEX, MEIPS, and PhonEX-ONE used by organizations for call accounting, telecom expense management, traffic analysis, and fraud detection. The company primarily serves traditional wireline and wireless, voice over IP, and broadband IP network operators, as well as WiMAX, cable, 3G, and mobile virtual network operators. It offers its products directly and through vendors, systems integrators, and resellers in the Americas, the Asia Pacific, Africa, Europe, and Israel. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Yoqneam, Israel..
Ambow Education Holding Ltd (NYSE:AMBO) - Ambow Education Holding Ltd. provides educational and career enhancement services in the People s Republic of China. The company s Better Schools division offers K-12 programs and tutoring services that enable students to enhance their academic results and educational opportunities. This division operates tutoring centers, which offer classroom instruction, small class, and one-on-one tutoring for students to prepare for important tests, primarily high school and university entrance exams; and educational curriculum and software products through Web-based applications to allow students the access to tutoring services. Its full-subject national curriculum includes mathematics, language, history, sciences, and arts; and educational software products comprise eBoPo that offers subjects, online practice tests, and instruction for K-12 level students. Ambow Education Holding Ltd. s Better Jobs division provides career enhancement service programs that facilitate post-secondary students to obtain employment; and college programs. This division offers its career enhancement services primarily to students at universities, colleges and community colleges, and recent graduates of these institutions; and employees and management in corporates. Its career enhancement services curriculum provides hands-on training for professional skills consisting of case studies, job environment simulation, and specific technical skills; and soft skills training comprising courses on time management, presentation, leadership, and interview techniques. This division also offers corporate training programs for employees; and degree programs to incoming students. As of December 31, 2011, the company operated 150 tutoring centers and 5 K-12 schools; and 25 career enhancement centers, 2 career enhancement campuses, and 1 college. Ambow Education Holding Ltd. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Beijing, the People s Republic of China..
Entropic Communications Inc (NASDAQ:ENTR) - Entropic Communications, Inc., fabless semiconductor company, designs, develops, and markets system solutions to enable connected home entertainment in the United States and internationally. Its products include integrated circuits and related software associated with home networking solutions based on the Multimedia over Coax Alliance standard; direct broadcast satellite (DBS); high-speed broadband access; and silicon tuners. The company s home networking products enable the delivery of various streams of high-definition television-quality video, standard-definition television-quality video, and HD video, as well as other multimedia content, such as movies, music, games, and photos into and throughout the connected home. Its DBS products comprise band translation switch and channel stacking switch integrated circuits. The company also offers a suite of digital set-top box components and system solutions for satellite, terrestrial, cable, and IPTV networks. It serves telecommunications carriers, cable operators, DBS service providers, original equipment manufacturers, and consumer electronics manufacturers, as well as over-the-top service providers. Entropic Communications, Inc. offers its products through direct sales force, as well as through third-party sales representatives and distributors primarily in Asia, Europe, the United States, and other North America countries. The company was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in San Diego, California..
LDK Solar Co Ltd (NYSE:LDK) - LDK Solar Co., Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of photovoltaic (PV) products; and development of power plant projects. It offers solar-grade and semiconductor-grade polysilicon; and multicrystalline and monocrystalline solar wafers to the manufacturers of solar cells and solar modules. The company also provides wafer processing services to monocrystalline and multicrystalline solar cell and module manufacturers; and sells silicon materials, such as ingots and polysilicon scraps. In addition, it engages in the production and sale of solar cells and modules to developers, distributors, and system integrators; and design and development of solar power projects in Europe, the United States, and China, as well as provides engineering, procurement, and construction services. LDK Solar Co., Ltd. operates in Europe, the Asia Pacific, and North America. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Xinyu City, the People s Republic of China. On November 22, 2011, LDK Solar Co., Ltd. filed for administration..
Pernix Therapeutics Holdings Inc (AMEX:PTX) - Pernix Therapeutics Holdings, Inc., a pharmaceutical company, focuses on developing, marketing, and selling branded and generic pharmaceutical products for pediatric and adult indications in various therapeutic areas. Its products comprise ALDEX, an antihistamines, decongestants, and cough suppressants for the temporary relief of respiratory allergies, allergic rhinitis, and symptoms of common cold; BROVEX, an antihistamine for the temporary relief of sneezing, itchy, watery eyes, itchy nose or throat, and runny nose due to hay fever or other respiratory allergies; and CEDAX, a oral cephalosporin used for the treatment of mild to moderate acute bacterial exacerbations of chronic bronchitis, middle ear infection due to haemophilus influenza, or streptococcus pyogenes. The company also offers NATROBA, a prescription medicine used to treat head lice in adults and children; PEDIATEX, an antihistamine/nasal decongestant liquid for oral administration; and REZYST, a proprietary probiotic blend that promotes the dietary management of patients with the distinctive nutritional requirements associated with the gastro-intestinal flora. In addition, it engages in the development of Theobromine, an alkaloid for persistent cough. The company serves drug wholesalers, retail drug stores, mass merchandisers, and grocery store pharmacies in the United States. Pernix Therapeutics Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas..
Guanwei Recycling Corp (NASDAQ:GPRC) - Guanwei Recycling Corp. engages in the manufacture and distribution of low density polyethylene (LDPE) and other recycled plastics products primarily in the People s Republic of China. The company transforms plastic waste into useful plastic grains. It produces LDPE from plastic waste procured in Europe, which it recycles into recyclable LDPE for sales to approximately 300 customers. The company also sells scrap materials, which comprise plastic. It primarily serves building and construction industry, where there is an ongoing governmental push to promote the use of plastic in various products, such as water and sewage pipelines. Guanwei Recycling Corp. also sells its products to customers in a range of industries, including shoe manufacturing, architecture and engineering products, industrial equipment and supplies, and chemical and petrochemical manufacturing. Guanwei Recycling Corp. was founded in 2005 and is based in Fuqing, the People s Republic of China..
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