Apr 03, 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 4007 companies with "abnormal" market making, 2501 companies with positive Friction Factors and 2969 companies with negative Friction Factors. Here is a list of the top companies with Abnormal Price Friction (bullish bias) in their stock prices. This means that there was more selling than buying in the stocks and their stock prices rose. Banco Santander SA (NYSE:SAN), Cemex SAB de CV (NYSE:CX), UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH), GenCorp Inc (NYSE:GY), Ford Motor Co (NYSE:F), Oracle Corp (NASDAQ:ORCL). 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
SAN $0.110 1.62% 2,695,592 21.43% 6,997,591 55.63% -4,301,999 Abnormal
CX $0.040 0.33% 2,088,546 20.44% 3,704,885 36.27% -1,616,339 Abnormal
UNH $2.770 4.70% 6,595,313 29.24% 7,764,834 34.42% -1,169,521 Abnormal
GY $0.180 1.33% 325,485 15.10% 1,538,128 71.36% -1,212,643 Abnormal
F $0.120 0.93% 10,833,107 30.79% 12,817,028 36.43% -1,983,921 Abnormal
ORCL $0.280 0.86% 10,000,602 44.32% 12,489,670 55.35% -2,489,068 Abnormal
Analysis of the Friction Factor chart above shows that each of the six stocks mentioned above had more selling than buying on Tuesday and their stock prices rose. 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 SAN with 4,301,999 greater shares of selling than buying (NetVol) and the stock price was up $0.11000. This means the Market Makers were trading the stock in a way inconsistent with normal supply and demand (Economics 101); more selling than buying should cause prices to drop.
Banco Santander SA (NYSE:SAN) - Banco Santander, S.A. provides a range of banking and financial products. It offers various deposit products, such as demand and time deposits, and savings and current accounts; repurchase agreements; mortgages and personal loans; consumer finance; and telephone banking services, and online and mobile telephone banking services. The company also engages in corporate banking, treasury, and investment banking activities; designs and manages mutual and pension funds, investment companies, and discretionary portfolios; manages real estate investment products; and offers trade finance and wholesale banking services. In addition, it provides financial advice and wealth management for high-net-worth clients; private equity for venture capital; protection and household savings insurance products; brokerage of securities; and credit and debit cards, as well as collection services and payment processing for merchants. The company operates primarily in Spain, the United Kingdom, other European countries, Brazil and other Latin American countries, and the United States. As of December 31, 2011, it had 6,608 branch offices in continental Europe; 1,379 branches in the United Kingdom; 6,046 branches in Latin America; and 723 branches in the United States. The company was formerly known as Banco Santander Central Hispano S.A. and changed its name to Banco Santander, S.A. in June 2007. Banco Santander, S.A. was founded in 1857 and is headquartered in Madrid, Spain..
Cemex SAB de CV (NYSE:CX) - CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V., through its subsidiaries, engages in the production, marketing, distribution, and sale of cement, ready-mix concrete, aggregates, and other construction materials worldwide. It also offers asphalt, concrete blocks, roof tiles, concrete pipes, and architectural products, as well as other precast products, such as rail products, concrete floors, box culverts, bridges, drainage basins, barriers, and parking curbs. In addition, the company provides admixtures and gypsum materials; and cementitious materials, including fly ash and blast furnace slag. It serves home and commercial construction industries; improvement and renovation sector for infrastructure, agricultural, industrial, and other specialty applications. CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. was founded in 1906 and is based in Garza Garc a, Mexico..
UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) - UnitedHealth Group Incorporated operates as a diversified health and well-being company in the United States. The company s UnitedHealthcare segment offers consumer-oriented health benefit plans and services for large national employers, public sector employers, mid-sized employers, small businesses, and individuals; health care coverage, and health and well-being services to individuals aged 50 and older addressing their needs for preventive and acute health care services, as well as services dealing with chronic disease and other specialized issues for older individuals; health plans and care programs to beneficiaries of acute and long-term care Medicaid plans; and specialty benefits, such as dental, vision, life, and disability products. This segment serves through a network of 780,000 physicians and other health care professionals, and 5,900 hospitals. Its OptumHealth segment provides health management services, integrated care delivery services, consumer relationship management, sales distribution platform services, and financial services. This segment serves individuals through programs offered by employers, payers, government entities, and directly with the care delivery system. The company s OptumInsight segment offers software and information products, advisory consulting services, and business process outsourcing services to hospitals, physicians, commercial health plans, government agencies, life sciences companies, and other organizations. Its OptumRx segment provides pharmacy benefit management services and programs, including claims processing, retail network contracting, rebate contracting, and management; and clinical programs, such as step therapy, formulary management, and disease/drug therapy management programs. This segment also offers patient support programs and dispensing of prescribed medications through its mail order pharmacies for its clients members. The company was founded in 1974 and is based in Minnetonka, Minnesota..
GenCorp Inc (NYSE:GY) - GenCorp Inc. engages in the manufacture and sale of aerospace and defense products and systems in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Aerospace and Defense, and Real Estate. The Aerospace and Defense segment offers defense system products, including liquid, solid, and air-breathing propulsion systems and components for applications in missile defense systems, maneuvering propulsion systems, precision war-fighting systems, and specialty metal products, as well as for use in strategic, tactical, and precision strike missiles. This segment also provides composite and metallic aerospace structural components, and warhead and armament systems for precision tactical and long range weapon applications. In addition, it offers liquid, solid, and electric propulsion systems and components for space systems, such as expendable and reusable launch vehicles, transatmospheric vehicles, manned and unmanned spacecraft, separation and maneuvering systems, upper stage engines, satellites, large solid boosters, and integrated propulsion subsystems. This segment serves military, civil, and commercial space customers. The Real Estate segment engages in the re-zoning, entitlement, sale, and leasing of the company s excess real estate assets. This segment owns approximately 11,900 acres of land in the Sacramento metropolitan area. GenCorp Inc. was founded in 1915 and is headquartered in Rancho Cordova, California..
Ford Motor Co (NYSE:F) - Ford Motor Company engages in the development, manufacture, distribution, and service of vehicles, parts, and accessories worldwide. The company operates through two sectors, Automotive and Financial Services. The Automotive sector offers vehicles primarily under the Ford and Lincoln brand names. This sector markets cars, trucks, parts, and accessories through retail dealers in North America, and through distributors and dealers in South America, Europe, Turkey, Russia, and the Asia Pacific region. In addition, this sector sells vehicles to dealers for sale to fleet customers, including commercial fleet customers, daily rental car companies, and governments, as well as provides maintenance and repair services. The Financial Services sector offers various automotive financing products to and through automotive dealers. This sector provides financing products, which include retail installment sale contracts for new and used vehicles; leases for new vehicles to retail customers, government entities, daily rental car companies, and fleet customers; wholesale financing that comprise loans to dealers to finance the purchase of vehicle inventory; and loans to dealers to finance working capital, purchase dealership real estate, and/or make improvements to dealership facilities, as well as offers insurance services. Ford Motor Company was founded in 1903 and is based in Dearborn, Michigan..
Oracle Corp (NASDAQ:ORCL) - Oracle Corporation develops, manufactures, markets, hosts, and supports database and middleware software, applications software, and hardware systems. It licenses database and middleware software, including database and database management, application server and cloud application, service-oriented architecture and business process management, business intelligence, identity and access management, data integration, Web experience management, portals, and content management and social network software, as well as development tools and Java, a software development platform; and applications software comprising enterprise resource planning, customer relationship management, financials, governance, risk and compliance, procurement, supply chain management, enterprise portfolio project and enterprise performance management, business intelligence analytic applications, Web commerce, and industry-specific applications software. The company also provides customers with rights to unspecified software product upgrades and maintenance releases; Internet access to technical content; and Internet and telephone access to technical support personnel. In addition, it offers computer server, storage and networking product, and hardware-related software, such as Oracle Solaris Operating System; Oracle engineered systems; storage products, which comprise tape, disk, and networking solutions for open systems and mainframe server environments; and hardware systems support solutions, including software updates for the software components, as well as product repair, maintenance, and technical support services. Further, the company provides consulting solutions in business and IT strategy alignment, enterprise architecture planning and design, initial product implementation and integration, and ongoing product enhancement and upgrade services; Oracle managed cloud services; and education services. Oracle Corporation was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California..
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