These are stocks that gapped up today and had open prices higher than the close on the previous trading day:

  • NRG Energy (NRG) closed the previous trading session at $18.05, gapping up to open at $20 today. The stock price is up 7.5% with a volume of 7.8 million. Share price is up, having risen $4.14 (27.1%) from $15.26 on June 21, 2012. The stock is trading 17.3% above its 50-day moving average and 14.3% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Synacor (SYNC) opened at $12.57 after closing the previous trading session at $11.25, gapping up. Shares have risen 13.5%, trading at a volume of 588,630.

  • DigitalGlobe (DGI) closed the previous trading session at $14.22, gapping up to open at $15.83 today. While trading at a volume of 508,266, the stock price has risen 1.9%. Over the last three months, the stock has gained $2.13 (17.2%) from a price of $12.36 on April 25, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting at just 95% of the mark.

  • Lucas Energy (LEI) gapped up today, opening at $1.73 after closing the previous trading session at $1.53. The stock price is up 8.5% with a volume of 267,227. Shares have been on on the rise over the past month, climbing 16 cents (10.7%) from a price of $1.50 on June 21, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $1.51 today.