Dec 20, 2012 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) --
BUYINS.NET / www.buyins.net, announced today its proprietary Market Maker Friction Factor Report for Wednesday. 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 Wednesday there were 4042 companies with "abnormal" market making, 2681 companies with positive Friction Factors and 2928 companies with negative Friction Factors. Here is a list of the top companies with the largest percentage gain per share Wednesday 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. BOS Better On-Line Solutions Ltd (NASDAQ:BOSC), Progenics Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:PGNX), Edap - Tms SA (NASDAQ:EDAP), Dynatronics Corp (NASDAQ:DYNT), Neptun SA (NASDAQ:NEPT), Alterra Capital Holdings Ltd (NASDAQ:ALTE). 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
BOSC $3.430 72.67% 270,116 57.82% 187,001 40.03% 83,115 242
PGNX $0.460 19.09% 464,039 59.39% 316,437 40.50% 147,602 3,209
EDAP $0.410 25.79% 526,819 62.72% 312,582 37.22% 214,237 5,225
DYNT $1.150 54.76% 189,983 51.45% 179,065 48.49% 10,918 95
NEPT $0.350 20.47% 1,280,440 63.78% 726,297 36.18% 554,143 15,833
ALTE $5.200 22.46% 6,552,269 54.58% 5,127,299 42.71% 1,424,970 2,740
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 BOSC with a dollar gain Wednesday of $3.43000 and a Friction Factor of 242 shares. That means that it only took 242 more shares of buying than selling to move BOSC 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.
BOS Better On-Line Solutions Ltd (NASDAQ:BOSC) - B.O.S Better Online Solutions Ltd., through its subsidiaries, provides mobile and radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions, and supply chain solutions for enterprise logistics and organizational processes. It offers turnkey solutions, as well as stand-alone products, including RFID and Automatic Identification Data Capture (AIDC) hardware and communications equipment, BOS middleware, and industry-specific software applications. The companys hardware products include thermal and barcode printers; RFID and barcode scanners and readers; wireless, mobile, and forklift terminals; wireless infrastructure; active and passive RFID tags; and consumables, such as ribbons, labels, and tags. Its middleware comprises BOS RFID Server, a middleware between the enterprise application system and the RFID equipment that enables data collection and event management. The companys software platform and applications include BOS ID, a platform for systems integrators to assemble applications, without programming, for transfer to any AIDC client, such as a handheld rugged terminal, barcode reader, or mobile PC; and BOS Livestock that enables livestock operations to manage, track, support, and plan all day-to-day tasks. Its Supply Chain Solutions division provides electronic components, networking and telecommunications equipment, and components consolidation services to the aerospace, defense, medical, and telecommunications industries and enterprise customers worldwide. The company also provides integration services, such as site surveys, business requirements analyses, and system design and configuration, as well as implementation, testing, and deployment. B.O.S Better Online Solutions markets its solutions primarily to medium and large sized corporations through a combination of direct sales, sales agents distributors, and system integrators. The company was founded in 1990 and is based in Rishon LeZion, Israel..
Progenics Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:PGNX) - Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, engages in the development and commercialization of therapeutic products to treat the unmet medical needs of patients with debilitating conditions and life-threatening diseases in the United States and internationally. The company offers RELISTOR-Subcutaneous injection for the treatment of opioid-induced constipation in advanced illness patients receiving palliative care. It is also conducting a Phase I clinical trial of a human monoclonal antibody-drug conjugate directed against prostate specific membrane antigen (PSMA), a protein found at high levels on the surface of prostate cancer cells, as well as in blood vessels supplying other solid tumors. In addition, the company is developing therapeutic vaccines designed to stimulate an immune response to PSMA; PRO 140, a viral-entry inhibitor for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which is in Phase II clinical testing; and novel multiplex PI3-Kinase inhibitors to combat aggressive forms of cancer. Additionally, it engages in researching a prophylactic vaccine for HIV infection; and candidates that are HCV-entry inhibitors. The company was founded in 1986 and is based in Tarrytown, New York..
Edap - Tms SA (NASDAQ:EDAP) - EDAP TMS S.A. and its subsidiaries develop, produce, market, distribute, and maintain medical devices for the treatment of urological diseases. It operates in two divisions, High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) and Urology Devices and Services (UDS). The HIFU division develops, manufactures, and markets devices for the minimally invasive destruction of certain types of localized tumors using HIFU technology. The HIFU technology enables a surgeon to destroy a defined area of diseased tissue without damaging surrounding tissue and organs. This division offers Ablatherm, an ultrasound guided HIFU device for the treatment of organ-confined prostate cancer. The UDS division produces and markets lithotripters devices for the treatment of urinary tract stones by using ESWL technology. This division manufactures three models of lithotripters: the Sonolith Praktis, the Sonolith Vision, and the Sonolith I-Sys. It also involves in leasing lithotripters, as well as offers disposables, spare parts, and maintenance services. EDAP TMS S.A. serves public and private hospitals, urology clinics, and research institutions. It markets and sells its products through direct marketing, service platform, and sales organization, as well as through third-party distributors and agents worldwide. The company was founded in 1979 and is based in Vaulx-en-Velin, France..
Dynatronics Corp (NASDAQ:DYNT) - Dynatronics Corporation designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes physical medicine and aesthetic products in the United States. The company offers physical medicine products, such as electrotherapy products to treat chronic intractable pain and/or acute post-traumatic pain, increasing local blood circulation, relaxation of muscle spasms, prevention or retardation of disuse atrophy, and muscle re-education; therapeutic ultrasound products to treat pain, muscle spasms, and joint contractures; infrared light therapy products to treat medical conditions, including pain and stiffness associated with arthritis, as well as muscle and joint pain; oscillation therapy devices for minor muscle aches and pains; iontophoresis devices; and vibration therapy products. It also provides medical supply and soft good products, such as hot packs, cold packs, exercise balls, therapy wraps, wrist splints, ankle weights, lumbar supports, cervical collars, slings, cervical pillows, back cushions, weight racks, and parallel bars; and treatment tables and rehabilitation equipment. In addition, the company distributes products, such as hot and cold therapy products, lotions and gels, paper products, athletic tapes, canes and crutches, reflex hammers, stethoscopes, splints, elastic wraps, exercise weights, Thera-Band tubing, walkers, treadmills, stair climbers, heating units for hot packs, whirlpools, gloves, electrodes, and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation devices. Further, it offers aesthetic products under the Synergie brand name, including the Elite Aesthetic Massage System, the Elite microdermabrasion device, and the Elite LT. Dynatronics offers its products to physical therapists, chiropractors, podiatrists, sports medicine specialists, medical doctors, hospitals and clinics, plastic surgeons, dermatologists, and aestheticians. The company exports its products to approximately 30 countries. Dynatronics was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah..
Neptun SA (NASDAQ:NEPT) - Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc., a biotechnology company, engages in the research, development, and commercialization of products derived from marine biomasses for the nutraceutical, pharmaceutical, and cosmetic industries. It offers Neptune Krill Oil (NKO), a marine oil that provides a blend of nutritional elements; Neptune Krill Aquatein, a protein concentrate that contains amino acids; and OPA3 for the functional food and biopharmaceutical markets. The companys NKO product prevents skin damages caused by chronic exposure to UV radiation; reduces the physical and emotional symptoms associated with premenstrual syndrome; provides relief from dysmenorrheal; and controls hyperlipidemia by reducing the cholesterol levels. It sells its products in Canada, the United States, Europe, and Asia/Oceania. The company was founded in 1925 and is headquartered in Laval, Canada..
Alterra Capital Holdings Ltd (NASDAQ:ALTE) - Alterra Capital Holdings Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides specialty insurance and reinsurance products to corporations, public entities, and property and casualty insurers in North America, Europe, and internationally. It offers professional liability products, which include errors and omissions insurance, employment practices liability insurance, and directors and officers insurance; excess liability products, such as excess umbrella liability insurance, excess product liability insurance, excess medical malpractice insurance, and excess product recall insurance; and property insurance, as well as provides airline, general aviation, and aerospace insurance. The company also offers reinsurance products consisting of agriculture, auto, aviation, credit/surety, general casualty, marine and energy, medical malpractice, professional liability, property, whole account, and workers compensation reinsurance. In addition, it offers general liability, inland marine, and ocean marine insurance; accident and health insurance and reinsurance, financial institutions insurance, and surety reinsurance; and employers and public liability insurance, and medical malpractice insurance, as well as life and annuity reinsurance. The company was formerly known as Max Capital Group Ltd. and changed its name to Alterra Capital Holdings Limited in May 2010. Alterra Capital Holdings Limited was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda..
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