In mid-morning trading on Tuesday, March 13, 2012, the Dow is up 0.4%, the Nasdaq is up 0.5% and the S&P 500 is up 0.5%. Today, these stocks gapped up with opening prices significantly higher than the close on the previous trading day:

  • Midas, Inc. (NYSE:MDS) closed the previous trading session at $8.99, gapping up to open at $11.46 today. Shares are up 27.4% and trading at a volume of 7.9 million. The stock is trading 28% above its 50-day moving average and 26% above its 200-day moving average.
  • Great Wolf Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:WOLF) gapped up today, opening at $5.11 after closing the previous trading session at $4.19. The stock price is up 22.3% with a volume of 2.7 million.
  • Omeros Corporation (NYSE:OMER) closed the previous trading session at $7.64, gapping up to open at $9.50 today. Shares have risen 22.4%, trading at a volume of 375,432.
  • Carmike Cinemas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CKEC) gapped up today, opening at $10.60 after closing the previous trading session at $9.10. Shares are up 23.5% and trading at a volume of 222,616.
  • BankAtlantic Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:BBX) closed the previous trading session at $1.93, gapping up to open at $3.05 today. While trading at a volume of 504,810, the stock price has risen 97.4%. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $2.83 today.
  • UTStarcom Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:UTSI) gapped up today, opening at $1.55 after closing the previous trading session at $1.38. The stock price is up 12.3% with a volume of 789,583.
  • Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE:INO) closed the previous trading session at 62 cents, gapping up to open at 69 cents today. Shares have risen 6.7%, trading at a volume of 517,082. The stock is trading 9.6% above its 50-day moving average and 13.7% above its 200-day moving average.