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

  • Polypore International (PPO) opened at $32.88, gapping down from its previous close of $37.16. Shares have dropped 13.3%, trading at a volume of 2.3 million. The stock has been losing steam over the last month, dropping $6.90 (-17.6%) from a price of $39.11 on July 2, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $37.12 today.

  • With an opening price of $22.87, True Religion Apparel (TRLG) gapped down from its previous close of $26.24. The stock price is down 12.3% with a volume of one million. Over the last month, the share price has dropped $6.10 (-21%) from $29.11 on July 2, 2012. The stock is trading at 82.4% of its 50-day moving average and 80% of its 200-day moving average.

  • Nice Systems (NICE) gapped down today, opening at $31.65 after closing the previous trading session at $36. Shares are trading at a volume of 386,569 at a price decrease of 11.1%. The stock has lost momentum over the last three months, losing $5.62 (-14.9%) from $37.61 on May 4, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $35.58 today.

  • With an opening price of $19.17, Kraton Performance Polymers (KRA) gapped down from its previous close of $23.42. Shares are down 12.6%, trading at a volume of 357,906. Shares have shown some positive movement over the last two months as the price has climbed $2.56 (14.3%) from a price of $17.90 on June 4, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $21.44 today.

  • FARO Technologies (FARO) gapped down today, opening at $38.50 after closing the previous trading session at $43.03. While trading at a volume of 184,812, the stock price has fallen 14.9%. The stock is down over the last three months, having fallen $14.96 (-29%) from $51.59 on May 4, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $41.93 today.

  • After closing the previous trading session at $5.14, Array BioPharma (ARRY) gapped down with an opening price of $4.50. The stock price is down 15.4% with a volume of 707,010. Over the last three months, the stock has gained $1.12 (34.7%) from a price of $3.23 on May 4, 2012. The stock is trading 13.4% above its 50-day moving average and 24% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Suntech Power Holdings (STP) opened at $1.01, gapping down from its previous close of $1.13. Shares are trading at a volume of 2.2 million at a price decrease of 14.2%. The stock is trading at 56.3% of its 50-day moving average and 40.9% of its 200-day moving average.

  • With an opening price of $14.05, The Chefs Warehouse (CHEF) gapped down from its previous close of $16.15. Shares have dropped 14.4%, trading at a volume of 126,662. Over the last three months, the stock has lost $5.45 (-28.3%) from a price of $19.27 on May 4, 2012. The stock is trading at 79.1% of its 50-day moving average and 71.1% of its 200-day moving average.

  • After closing the previous trading session at $10.94, TTM Technologies (TTMI) gapped down with an opening price of $8.76. The stock price is down 13.2% with a volume of 170,705. Shares are up over the last two months, having risen 66 cents (7.5%) from a price of $8.84 on June 4, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $9.58 today.