These are stocks that gapped down today and had opening prices significantly lower than the close on the previous trading day:

  • After closing the previous trading session at $40.70, Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V (CBI) gapped down with an opening price of $35.90. Shares are down 12.7%, trading at a volume of 5.4 million. Over the last three months, the stock has lost $9.95 (-21.9%) from a price of $45.50 on May 2, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 200-day moving average of $40.16 today.

  • Salix Pharmaceuticals (SLXP) opened at $45.91 after closing the previous trading session at $53.19, gapping down. Shares are trading at a volume of 1.2 million at a price decrease of 10.7%.

  • After closing the previous trading session at $59.33, Lufkin Industries (LUFK) gapped down with an opening price of $52.77. While trading at a volume of 404,276, the stock price has fallen 13.2%. The stock has fallen over the last three months, dropping $25.80 (-33.4%) from $77.28 on May 2, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $54.93 today.

  • Armstrong World Industries (AWI) opened at $39.01 after closing the previous trading session at $45.13, gapping down. Shares are down 11.7%, trading at a volume of 301,829. The share price has been dropping in the last month, down $8.58 (-17.7%) from $48.45 on June 28, 2012. The stock is trading at 84.8% of its 50-day moving average and 84.3% of its 200-day moving average.