Mar 15, 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 3675 companies with "abnormal" market making, 3518 companies with positive Friction Factors and 2120 companies with negative Friction Factors. Here is a list of the top companies with the largest percentage loss per share Thursday 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. Superconductor Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:SCON), Velti PLC (NASDAQ:VELT), VirnetX Holding Corp (AMEX:VHC), Verso Paper Corp (NYSE:VRS), MiMedx Group Inc (OTC:MDXG), (NYSE:DGAZ). 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
SCON $-0.660 -17.10% 250,684 47.61% 275,758 52.37% -25,074 -380
VELT $-0.330 -13.75% 4,595,116 48.47% 4,832,016 50.97% -236,900 -7,179
VHC $-10.020 -28.09% 2,918,531 29.81% 2,989,432 30.53% -70,901 -71
VRS $-0.210 -12.90% 25,206 28.94% 29,621 34.01% -4,415 -210
MDXG $-0.730 -12.44% 92,959 15.28% 145,205 23.86% -52,246 -716
DGAZ $-1.720 -11.61% 355,701 32.55% 403,842 36.96% -48,141 -280
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 SCON with a dollar loss Thursday of $-0.66000 and a Friction Factor of -380 shares. That means that it only took 380 more shares of selling than buying to move SCON 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.
Superconductor Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:SCON) - Superconductor Technologies Inc. engages in the development and production of high temperature superconducting (HTS) materials and associated technologies. The company leverages its technologies, including radio frequency (RF) filtering, HTS materials, and cryogenics to develop HTS wire for existing and emerging power applications and to develop applications for advanced RF wireless solutions and adaptive filtering, as well as for government research and development. It designs, manufactures, and sells infrastructure products for wireless communication applications, including SuperLink, a receiver front-end HTS wireless filter system to eliminate out-of-band interference for wireless base stations, combining filters with a proprietary cryogenic cooler and a cooled low-noise amplifier; AmpLink, a ground-mounted unit for wireless base stations that includes a high-performance amplifier and up to six dual duplexers; and SuperPlex, a multiplexer that provides low insertion loss and excellent cross-band isolation designed to eliminate the need for additional base station antennas. It has developed approximately 100 patents. Superconductor Technologies Inc. sells its products primarily to wireless carriers through direct sales force in the United States, as well as through indirect channels internationally. The company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas..
Velti PLC (NASDAQ:VELT) - Velti plc engages in the provision of mobile marketing and advertising technology and solutions for brands, advertising agencies, mobile operators, and media companies in Europe, the Americas, Asia, and Africa. Its Velti mGage platform allows its customers to use mobile and traditional media, such as television, print, radio, and outdoor advertising to plan, execute, monitor, and measure mobile marketing and advertising campaigns that reach consumers through mobile Internet applications. The company s products include Velti mGage Visualize that offers the ability to track the performance of mobile, traditional, and Internet-based media campaigns; Velti mGage Reach, which manages advertising inventories and media buys for advertisers and publishers; Velti mGage Create that enables the design and development of mobile Websites, mobile portals, rich media creation, landing pages, and micro-sites through a drag and drop graphical user interface; and Velti mGage Interact, which provides customer relationship management functionality to enable brands and advertising agencies to build engagement with its customers. It also offers Velti Play that enables brands, broadcasters, and mobile operators to extend tried and tested mass-participation concepts to social media and mobile apps; and Velti mGage Measure, which offers end-to-end tracking and reporting of consumer behavior and engagement in media platforms, including traditional, online, and mobile. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Dublin, the Republic of Ireland..
VirnetX Holding Corp (AMEX:VHC) - VirnetX Holding Corporation develops software and technology solutions for securing real-time communications over the Internet. The company s software and technology solutions include domain name registry and GABRIEL Connection Technology, which provide security platform for Internet-based applications, such as instant messaging, voice over Internet protocol, mobile services, streaming video, file transfer, and remote desktop. It also intends to provide a portfolio of licenses and services comprising VirnetX technology; GABRIEL Connection Technology software development kit, including object libraries, sample code, and testing and quality assurance tools, as well as documentation support services required by customers to implement the company s technology; domain name registrar service; technical support; and secure domain name master registry and connection services. The company serves original equipment manufacturers in the Internet protocol telephony, mobility, fixed-mobile convergence, and unified communications markets. VirnetX Holding Corporation was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Zephyr Cove, Nevada..
Verso Paper Corp (NYSE:VRS) - Verso Paper Corp. engages in the production and sale of coated papers in the United States. The company offers coated groundwood paper, which is used primarily for catalogs and magazines; coated freesheet paper that is used primarily for annual reports, brochures, and magazine covers; and supercalendered paper, which is primarily used for retail inserts. It also provides northern bleached hardwood kraft pulp that is used to manufacture printing and writing paper grades, and tissue products; recycled paper to meet specific customer requirements; and customized product solutions by producing paper grades with customer-specified weight, brightness, and pulp mix characteristics. In addition, the company offers ultra-lightweight uncoated printing papers, and ultra-lightweight coated and uncoated flexible packaging papers. It serves catalog, magazine, insert, and commercial printing markets through direct sales, commercial printers, paper merchants, and brokers. The company was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee..
MiMedx Group Inc (OTC:MDXG) - MiMedx Group, Inc. operates as an integrated developer, manufacturer, and marketer of regenerative biomaterial products and allografts processed from human amniotic membrane. Its biomaterial platform technologies include the device technologies HydroFix and CollaFix; and the tissue technologies AmnioFix and EpiFix. The company s tissue technologies, processed from the human amniotic membrane, utilize its proprietary Purion process to produce implants. It develops and supplies amniotic tissue to distributors and original equipment manufacturers for application in the ophthalmic, orthopedics, spine, wound care, and dental sectors of healthcare. MiMedx Group, Inc. sells its products primarily through independent stocking distributors and representatives in the United States; and through independent distributors in international markets. The company is based in Kennesaw, Georgia..
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