Apr 19, 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 4037 companies with "abnormal" market making, 1930 companies with positive Friction Factors and 3188 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. Air Methods Corp (NASDAQ:AIRM), UniTek Global Services Inc (NASDAQ:UNTK), Uni-Pixel Inc (NASDAQ:UNXL), Mecox Lane Ltd (NASDAQ:MCOX), Crumbs Bake Shop Inc (NASDAQ:CRMB), (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
AIRM $-8.130 -17.05% 179,293 40.09% 257,810 57.65% -78,517 -97
UNTK $-0.180 -12.08% 102,769 49.26% 105,770 50.70% -3,001 -167
UNXL $-5.720 -15.02% 1,785,301 46.90% 1,940,660 50.98% -155,359 -272
MCOX $-1.290 -19.94% 108,294 47.03% 118,748 51.58% -10,454 -81
CRMB $-0.230 -15.44% 43,814 35.81% 78,538 64.19% -34,724 -1,510
DGAZ $-1.430 -14.58% 982,836 30.54% 1,328,943 41.29% -346,107 -2,420
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 AIRM with a dollar loss Thursday of $-8.13000 and a Friction Factor of -97 shares. That means that it only took 97 more shares of selling than buying to move AIRM 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.
Air Methods Corp (NASDAQ:AIRM) - Air Methods Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides air medical emergency transport services and systems in the United States. It transports persons requiring intensive medical care from either the scene of accident or general care hospitals to highly skilled trauma centers or tertiary care centers. The company operates through three segments: Community-Based Services, Hospital-Based Services, and United Rotorcraft. The Community-Based Services segment provides air medical transportation services, including aircraft operation and maintenance, medical care, dispatch and communications, and medical billing and collection services. This segment operates 201 helicopters and 15 fixed wing aircraft in 29 states. The Hospital-Based Services segment offers air medical transportation services, and medically equipped helicopters and airplanes for hospitals. It operates 212 helicopters and 6 fixed wing aircraft in 34 states. The United Rotorcraft segment designs, manufactures, installs, and certifies modular medical interiors, multi-mission interiors, and other aerospace and medical transport products for domestic and international customers, as well as provides quality assurance and certification services. Air Methods Corporation was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado..
UniTek Global Services Inc (NASDAQ:UNTK) - UniTek Global Services, Inc. provides outsourced infrastructure and technical services to the wireless and wireline telecommunications, satellite television, and broadband cable industries in the United States and Canada. Its services include network engineering and design services for underground plant construction, aerial infrastructure, and multi-dwelling content delivery; and construction and project management services for the cable and wireline telecommunication industries, which comprise systems engineering, aerial and underground construction, regular maintenance of the distribution facilities and networks, emergency services for accidents or storm damage, routine replacements, and upgrades of network overhauls. The company s services also include comprehensive installation and fulfillment services that comprise residential and commercial installation, warehousing/logistics, call centers, inventory management, customer service compliance, fleet management, and risk and safety related services. In addition, it offers wireless telecommunication infrastructure services, which include communications infrastructure equipment construction and installation; radio frequency and network design, and engineering; radio transmission base station installation and modification; in-building network design, engineering, and construction; and site acquisition services. Further, the company provides systems integration services for communications projects for transportation, public safety, entertainment, hospitality, and enterprise-grade commercial real estate projects. UniTek Global Services, Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania..
Uni-Pixel Inc (NASDAQ:UNXL) - Uni-Pixel, Inc. delivers performance engineered films to the display, touch screen, and flexible electronics market segments. It offers finger print resistant and hard coat protective cover films for various touch enabled devices. The company sells its films under the Diamond Guard brand, as well as under private labels to original equipment manufacturers. It is also involved in developing indium tin oxide less touch films and flexible electronic films for roll to roll printing of flexible thin-film conductor patterns. Uni-Pixel, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas..
Mecox Lane Ltd (NASDAQ:MCOX) - Mecox Lane Limited, through its subsidiaries, engages in the design and sale of apparel, accessories, and home and healthcare products through its online platform and stores in the People s Republic of China. The company offers apparel and accessories, including women s T-shirts, sweaters, jeans, dresses, outerwear, purses, and shoes, as well as kids apparel, men s apparel, and maternity apparel. It also provides home products comprising home furnishings and other small household appliances; beauty and health products, such as skin care, fragrance, cosmetics, and other personal care products; and pet-related and other products, and office accessories. The company sells its products under Euromoda, Rampage, and various third-party brands through its M18.com e-commerce Website. In addition, the company is involved in the telephonic sale of garments, accessories, and other products; wholesale and retail of garments; and provision of software development and information technology support services. As of December 31, 2011, its store network consisted of 400 stores, including 282 franchised stores and 118 directly operated stores in 146 cities. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Shanghai, the People s Republic of China..
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