VIVUS, Air Methods Corporation Among Stocks Gapping Up Wednesday
Published July 18, 2012
These are stocks that gapped up today and had open prices higher than the close on the previous trading day:
- VIVUS (VVUS) gapped up today, opening at $30.33 after closing the previous trading session at $26.46. Shares have risen 10.2%, trading at a volume of 14.9 million. The stock has been on an upward trajectory over the last two months, rising $6.77 (30.2%) from a price of $22.40 on May 18, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $26.62 today.
- Air Methods Corporation (AIRM) closed the previous trading session at $98.93, gapping up to open at $112.99 today. While trading at a volume of 343,398, the stock price has risen 9.8%. Share price climbed over the last three months, now up $21.97 (25.4%) from $86.65 on April 20, 2012. The stock is trading 16.6% above its 50-day moving average and 18.4% above its 200-day moving average.
- Flagstar Bancorp (FBC) opened at $1.08 after closing the previous trading session at 93 cents, gapping up. Trading at a volume of 2.9 million, the stock price is up 10.4%. The stock is trading 29.6% above its 50-day moving average and 22.8% above its 200-day moving average.