(M2 PressWIRE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) 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 3972 companies with "abnormal" market making, 2984 companies with positive Friction Factors and 2382 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. Royale Energy Inc (NASDAQ:ROYL), Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:SGYP), OCZ Technology Group Inc (NASDAQ:OCZ), China Information Technology Inc (NASDAQ:CNIT), SemiLEDs Corp (NASDAQ:LEDS), (NASDAQ:DRTX). 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
ROYL $-0.390 -11.70% 2,414,515 49.78% 2,425,465 50.00% -10,950 -281
SGYP $-0.690 -11.48% 6,313,560 45.14% 7,496,341 53.60% -1,182,781 -17,142
OCZ $-0.190 -12.50% 1,832,367 44.86% 2,251,838 55.14% -419,471 -22,077
CNIT $-0.190 -12.93% 37,325 44.21% 47,108 55.79% -9,783 -515
LEDS $-0.250 -17.48% 295,048 43.99% 375,643 56.01% -80,595 -3,224
DRTX $-1.350 -15.64% 44,721 35.73% 79,833 63.79% -35,112 -260
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 ROYL with a dollar loss Thursday of $-0.39000 and a Friction Factor of -281 shares. That means that it only took 281 more shares of selling than buying to move ROYL 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.
Royale Energy Inc (NASDAQ:ROYL) - Royale Energy, Inc. operates as an independent oil and natural gas producer in the United States. It engages in the production and sale of natural gas; acquisition of oil and gas lease interests and proved reserves; drilling of exploratory and development wells; and sale of fractional working interests in wells to be drilled. The company owns wells and leases located principally in the Sacramento Basin and San Joaquin Basin in California, as well as in Utah, Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Alaska. In addition, it holds proved developed producing and non-producing reserves of oil and natural gas in Utah, Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana. As of December 31, 2011, the company operated 57 natural gas wells in California; owned and operated 7 natural gas wells in Utah; and had non operating interests in 12 oil and gas wells in Texas, 3 in Oklahoma, 1 in California, and 2 in Louisiana. It also had proved developed reserves of 4,174 MMCF and total proved reserves of 4,570 MMCF of natural gas; and proved developed oil reserves of 5 MBBL and total proved oil reserves of 5 MBBL. The company was founded in 1986 and is based in San Diego, California..
Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:SGYP) - Synergy Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a development stage biopharmaceutical company, engages in the development of drugs to treat gastrointestinal disorders and diseases in the United States. Its lead product candidate is Plecanatide, a guanylyl cyclase C (GC-C), receptor agonist, which is in Phase II/III clinical trials to treat gastrointestinal disorders, primarily chronic constipation. The company also develops Plecanatide for the treatment of constipation-predominant-irritable bowel syndrome. In addition, it develops SP-333, a second generation GC-C receptor analog that is in pre-clinical development stage for the treatment of gastrointestinal inflammatory diseases, such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn s disease. The company is headquartered in New York, New York..
OCZ Technology Group Inc (NASDAQ:OCZ) - OCZ Technology Group, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and distribution of solid state drives (SSDs) and computer components primarily in the United States, Canada, Germany, the Middle East, Africa, and other European countries. It specializes in high-speed memory in the enterprise and consumer SSD markets, a technology that competes with traditional rotating magnetic hard disk drives. The company provides SSDs, including MLC-based drives, SLC-based drives, and portable SSD and USB drives for personal computers, servers, data storage systems, and industrial equipments. It also offers various components for computing devices and systems, including AC/DC switching power supplies, as well as computer gaming solutions; and memory processing products. The company sells its products directly to enterprise customers and original equipment manufacturers through its direct sales force; and to other end customers through a channel of systems integrators, information technology, integrators, and fulfillment and retail distributors. OCZ Technology Group, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in San Jose, California..
China Information Technology Inc (NASDAQ:CNIT) - China Information Technology, Inc. provides integrated solutions for the geographic information systems (GIS), digital public security technology (DPST), digital hospital information systems (DHIS), education, media, and consumer product markets in the People s Republic of China. The company offers a portfolio of integrated solutions and services, including software development and display technologies. It provides police-use GIS platform, application interface services, and civil-use GIS, as well as Geostar, its GIS software. The company also provides DPST products comprising first responder coordination platform, a software program which integrates the contact numbers for general police, fire, traffic, and other related government organizations into one contact number; intelligent recognition systems, which store biometric information from passengers in a database, and integrates it with infrared and license plate recognition technologies to enable the automation of border control checkpoints; and residence card information management system that facilitates various social programs. In addition, it offers DHIS products, including hospital information management software and solutions, such as medical case statistics software and electronic medical case management system for building scientific and digital hospitals. The company provides its DHIS products for use in the management of hospital fiscal information, clinic information, medical technologies, equipment, and inventory, as well as hospital information. It sells its products primarily to public sector entities for use in public security, traffic control, fire control, medical rescue, border control, surveying, and mapping, as well as healthcare management. The company is headquartered in Shenzhen, the People s Republic of China..
SemiLEDs Corp (NASDAQ:LEDS) - SemiLEDs Corporation engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of light emitting diode (LED) chips and LED components. Its products are used primarily for general lighting applications, including street lights and commercial, industrial, and residential lighting, as well as specialty industrial applications, such as ultraviolet (UV) applications, curing of polymers, LED light therapy in medical/cosmetic applications, counterfeit detection, and LED lighting for horticulture applications. The company markets and sells blue, green, and UV LED and enhanced vertical LED chips under the MvpLED brand name to packagers, or distributors that sell to packaging customers in China, Taiwan, Russia, and the United States. It also packages its LED chips into LED components and sells to distributors and end-customers. SemiLEDs Corporation was founded in 2005 and is based in Chunan, Taiwan..
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