Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, Barclays Among Stocks Gapping Down Thursday
Published June 28, 2012
Today, these stocks gapped down with open prices significantly lower than the close on the previous trading day:
- With an opening price of $53.93, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX) gapped down from its previous close of $61.11. Shares are down 9.2%, trading at a volume of seven million. The stock is trading 19.4% above its 200-day moving average.
- After closing the previous trading session at $12.33, Barclays (BCS) gapped down with an opening price of $10.65. The stock price is down 14.8% with a volume of 5.7 million. The stock has lost momentum over the last three months, losing $4.73 (-31%) from $15.24 on April 2, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $12.13 today.
- With an opening price of $6.44, Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) gapped down from its previous close of $7.33. Shares have dropped 12.1%, trading at a volume of 548,687. Over the last three months, the stock has lost $2.43 (-27.4%) from a price of $8.87 on April 2, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $7.09 today.