Here are stocks that gapped up today with opening prices significantly higher than the close on the previous trading day:

  • WellCare Health Plans (WCG) gapped up today, opening at $59.16 after closing the previous trading session at $52.83. The stock price is up 14.1% with a volume of 1.2 million. The stock has seen some positive movement recently as shares are up $7.30 (13.8%) from a price of $53 on June 29, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $53.87 today.

  • Molina Healthcare (MOH) opened at $25.72 after closing the previous trading session at $23.07, gapping up. Trading at a volume of 1.1 million, the stock price is up 13%. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $23.43 today.

  • Neostem (NBS) gapped up today, opening at 63 cents after closing the previous trading session at 56 cents. Shares have risen 11%, trading at a volume of 911,338. The stock is trading 39.8% above its 50-day moving average and 21.9% above its 200-day moving average.