Feb 27, 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 4094 companies with "abnormal" market making, 2796 companies with positive Friction Factors and 2447 companies with negative Friction Factors. Here is a list of the top companies with the highest net sell volume on Tuesday and lowest negative price Friction (bearish). This means that there was more selling than buying in the stocks and their stock prices dropped faster with less Friction. Nokia Oyj (NYSE:NOK), CISCO SYSTEMS INCORPORATED (NASDAQ:CSCO), Express Scripts Holding Co (NASDAQ:ESRX), JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM), GAZPROM OAO-SPON ADR (OTC:OGZPY), Itau Unibanco Holding SA (NYSE:ITUB). 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
NOK $-0.080 -2.20% 15,773,092 30.89% 19,046,296 37.30% -3,273,204 -409,151
CSCO $-0.030 -0.15% 15,385,158 45.63% 18,254,695 54.14% -2,869,537 -956,512
ESRX $-0.060 -0.10% 3,514,947 37.19% 5,933,107 62.78% -2,418,160 -403,027
JPM $-0.120 -0.25% 9,543,084 24.43% 11,543,700 29.55% -2,000,616 -166,718
OGZPY $-0.040 -0.45% 162,510 4.54% 3,126,445 87.43% -2,963,935 -740,984
ITUB $-0.270 -1.54% 3,601,422 26.01% 5,355,098 38.67% -1,753,676 -64,951
Analysis of the Friction Factor chart above shows that each of the six stocks mentioned above have low price friction combined with more selling than buying (negative Net Volume) 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 NOK down $-0.08000 with a Friction Factor of -409,151 and a Net Volume of -3,273,204. That means that it takes 409,151 more shares of selling than buying to drop NOK by one penny. On Monday the Market Makers allowed the stock to move down on heavier selling than buying (low negative friction).
Nokia Oyj (NYSE:NOK) - Nokia Corporation provides telecommunications infrastructure hardware, software, and services worldwide. The company offers smart phones and smart devices; and feature phones, and related services and applications. It provides feature phones and smart phones under the Nokia brand; and mobile devices under the Vertu name. The company also develops a range of location-based products and services for consumers; platform services and local commerce services for device manufacturers, application developers, Internet services providers, merchants, and advertisers; and digital map information, and related location-based content and services for mobile navigation devices, automotive navigation systems, Internet-based mapping applications, and government and business solutions. In addition, it provides Flexi Multiradio base station, a software defined radio that supports global system for mobile communications, as well as third generation mobile communications and long-term evolution radio technologies with common Internet protocol/Ethernet, optical, or microwave transport; base station controllers; and related software. Further, the company offers network planning, optimizing, and managing services; software and hardware maintenance, proactive and multi-vendor care, and competence development services; network implementation; and consultation and systems integration services. Additionally, it provides products for subscriber customer care automation, network and resource management, device and data management, network and service assurance, reporting and analytics, charging and billing, identity and campaign management, and inventory management; mediation and service brokerage; and mobile browsing, messaging, multi screen television, and location-based services, as well as a voice as a service solution for virtualized services in a private cloud environment. Nokia Corporation was founded in 1865 and is headquartered in Espoo, Finland..
CISCO SYSTEMS INCORPORATED (NASDAQ:CSCO) - Cisco Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells Internet protocol (IP) based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industries worldwide. It offers switching products, including fixed-configuration and modular switches, and storage products that provide connectivity to end users, workstations, IP phones, access points, and servers, as well as function as aggregators on local-area networks and wide-area networks; and routers that interconnects public and private IP networks for mobile, data, voice, and video applications. The company also provides set-top boxes; cable modem CPE products, such as data, EMTA, and gateways; cable modem termination systems products; videoscape software products; and headend equipment, which include encoders, decoders, and transcoders. In addition, it offers collaboration products comprising IP phones, call center and messaging products, unified communications infrastructure products, and Web-based collaborative offerings, as well as telepresence systems that integrates voice, video, data, and mobile applications on fixed and mobile networks; and security products consisting of firewall, intrusion prevention, remote access, virtual private networks, unified clients, network admission control, Web gateways, and email gateways, which deliver identity, network, and content security solutions for mobile, collaborative, and cloud-enabled businesses. Further, the company provides wireless products, such as wireless access points, controllers, antennas, and integrated management solutions; data center products, which include blade and rack servers, fabric interconnects, and server access virtualization; and home networking and other networking products. Additionally, it offers technical support services; and responsive, preventive, and consultative support services for its technologies. Cisco Systems, Inc. was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in San Jose, California..
Express Scripts Holding Co (NASDAQ:ESRX) - Express Scripts Holding Company provides a range of pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services in North America. It offers healthcare management and administration services on behalf of its clients, which include health maintenance organizations, health insurers, third-party administrators, employers, union-sponsored benefit plans, workers compensation plans, and government health programs. The company s integrated PBM services comprise network claims processing, home delivery services, patient care and direct specialty and fertility home delivery to patients, benefit plan design consultation, drug utilization review, formulary management, drug data analysis services, distribution of injectable drugs to patients homes and physicians offices, bio-pharma services, and fulfillment of prescriptions to low-income patients through manufacturer-sponsored patient assistance programs. It is also involved in the distribution of pharmaceuticals and medical supplies to providers and clinics; international retail network pharmacy management; home delivery pharmacy services in Germany; scientific evidence to guide the use of medicines, and diabetes prescriptions and testing supplies; and healthcare administration and implementation of consumer-directed healthcare solutions. The company was formerly known as Aristotle Holding, Inc. and changed its name to Express Scripts Holding Company on April 2, 2012 as a result of its merger with Medco Health Solutions, Inc. Express Scripts Holding Company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri..
JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) - JPMorgan Chase & Co., a financial holding company, provides various financial services worldwide. Its Investment Bank segment offers various investment banking products and services, including advising on corporate strategy and structure, capital-raising in equity and debt markets, risk management, market-making in cash securities and derivative instruments, prime brokerage, and research services for corporations, financial institutions, governments, and institutional investors. The company s Commercial Banking segment provides lending, treasury, investment banking, and asset management services to corporations, municipalities, financial institutions, and not-for-profit entities. Its Treasury and Securities Services segment offers cash management, trade, wholesale card, and liquidity products and services to small and mid-sized companies, multinational corporations, financial institutions, and government entities. This segment also holds, values, clears, and services securities, cash, and alternative investments for investors and broker-dealers; and manages depositary receipt programs. The company s Asset Management segment provides investment and wealth management services to institutions, retail investors, and high-net-worth individuals. This segment offers investment management in equities, fixed income, real estate, hedge funds, private equity, and liquidity products, as well as trust and estate, banking, and brokerage services to high-net-worth clients; and retirement services for corporations and individuals. Its Retail Financial Services segment offers consumer and business, and mortgage banking products and services that include checking and savings accounts, mortgages, home equity and business loans, and investments. The company s Card Services and Auto segment provides payment processing and merchant acquiring services. JPMorgan Chase & Co. was founded in 1823 and is headquartered in New York, New York..
GAZPROM OAO-SPON ADR (OTC:OGZPY) - Open Joint Stock Company Gazprom, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration, production, transportation, storage and sale of gas in the Russian Federation and internationally. It also involved in the production of crude oil and gas condensate; processing of oil, gas condensate and other hydrocarbons, and sale of refined products; and generation and sale of electric and heat energy. The company operates the Unified Gas Supply System that consists of 161.7 thousand kilometers of gas trunklines and branches; 215 pipeline compressor stations; 6 gas and gas condensate treatment facilities; and 25 underground gas storage facilities. It also operates gas and hydro power generating facilities with an installed capacity of 37 gigawatts, as well as a network of gas and compressed natural gas filling stations. The company was founded in 1993 and is based in Moscow, the Russian Federation..
Itau Unibanco Holding SA (NYSE:ITUB) - Ita Unibanco Holding S.A. provides a range of credit and other financial services to individuals and companies in Brazil and internationally. Its products and services include personal loans, overdraft protection, payroll loans, vehicle loans, credit cards, mortgage and agricultural loans, working capital loans, and trade note discount and export; pension plans, mutual funds, time deposits, demand deposit accounts, savings accounts, and capitalization plans; and insurance products, including life, home, credit/cash cards, vehicles, and loan protection, as well as exchange and brokerage services. The company also provides financial products and services, such as investment options; private retirement plans; and investment capital loans, inventory financing, trade financing, foreign currency services, equipment leasing services, letters of credit, and guarantees, as well as collection services and electronic payment services. In addition, it provides factoring, leasing, corporate finance, mutual funds, insurance brokerage, and trading services; derivatives and advisory services; and portfolio management services for pension funds, corporations, private bank customers, and foreign investors, as well as manages mutual funds. Further, the company offers loans from multilateral credit agencies, off-shore loans, international cash management services, guarantees for international bidding processes, derivatives for hedging or proprietary trading purposes, structured transactions, and international capital markets offerings. As of December 31, 2011, it had a network of 4,072 full service branches, 912 customer site branches, and 28,769 ATMs in Brazil and internationally. The company was formerly known as Ita Unibanco Banco M ltiplo S.A. and changed its name to Ita Unibanco Holding S.A. in April 2009. The company was founded in 1944 and is headquartered in S o Paulo, Brazil. Ita Unibanco Holding S.A. is a subsidiary of Ita Unibanco Participa es S.A..
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