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

  • Kulicke and Soffa Industries (KLIC) opened at $11.20 after closing the previous trading session at $9.83, gapping up. Shares have risen 9%, trading at a volume of 2.1 million. Shares price has risen $2.14 (25%) from $8.57 on July 24, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 200-day moving average of $10.54 today.

  • J. Alexander's Corporation (JAX) gapped up today, opening at $13.05 after closing the previous trading session at $11.75. The stock price is up 10.9% with a volume of 402,730.

  • Bruker Corporation (BRKR) opened at $13.56 after closing the previous trading session at $11.54, gapping up. Shares are up 3.2% and trading at a volume of 262,137. The stock is down over the last three months, having fallen $3.89 (-24.6%) from $15.80 on May 3, 2012. The stock is trading at 88.5% of its 50-day moving average and 83% of its 200-day moving average.