Elan Corporation plc, Strayer Education Among Stocks Gapping Down Tuesday
Published July 24, 2012
Today, these stocks gapped down with open prices significantly lower than the close on the previous trading day:
- Elan Corporation plc (ELN) gapped down today, opening at $11.54 after closing the previous trading session at $13.51. The stock price is down 13.4% with a volume of 7.5 million. The stock has been going in a negative direction over the last month, dropping $2.57 (-18%) from a price of $14.28 on June 22, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 200-day moving average of $13.49 today.
- With an opening price of $90.83, Strayer Education (STRA) gapped down from its previous close of $101.62. Shares are down 8.6%, trading at a volume of 148,147. Shares are down $8.97 (-8.8%) from a price of $101.81 on July 17, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $98.78 today.
- Volterra Semiconductor Corporation (VLTR) gapped down today, opening at $22.05 after closing the previous trading session at $25.22. While trading at a volume of 594,594, the stock price has fallen 14%. Over the last three months, the stock has lost $10.56 (-32.7%) from a price of $32.25 on April 26, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $25.11 today.