Linkedin Corporation, Skullcandy Among Stocks Gapping Up Friday

Published August 03, 2012

| FOXBusiness

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

  • Linkedin Corporation (LNKD) gapped up today, opening at $105.66 after closing the previous trading session at $93.51. While trading at a volume of 2.8 million, the stock price has risen 14.2%. Shares are up over the last two months, having risen $13.73 (14.8%) from a price of $93.08 on June 6, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $102.64 today.

  • Skullcandy (SKUL) opened at $15.50 after closing the previous trading session at $13.85, gapping up. The stock price is up 8.4% with a volume of 728,937. Share price is up, having risen 56 cents (3.9%) from $14.46 on July 5, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $13.99 today.

  • Blyth (BTH) closed the previous trading session at $33.47, gapping up to open at $36.98 today. Trading at a volume of 204,070, the stock price is up 13%. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting at just 97.9% of the mark.

  • Thor Industries (THO) opened at $31 after closing the previous trading session at $27.22, gapping up. While trading at a volume of 234,176, the stock price has risen 13.9%. Shares have been on on the rise over the past month, climbing $3.06 (11%) from a price of $27.94 on July 5, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $28.11 today.

  • NetSpend Holdings (NTSP) gapped up today, opening at $9.61 after closing the previous trading session at $8.27. Shares have risen 11%, trading at a volume of 436,971. Over the last three months, the stock has gained $2.01 (28%) from a price of $7.17 on May 8, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $8.90 today.

  • ARCA biopharma (ABIO) opened at 52 cents after closing the previous trading session at 45 cents, gapping up. Shares have fallen 6.7%, trading at a volume of 130,855. The stock has lost momentum over the last three months, losing 10 cents (-19.2%) from 52 cents on May 8, 2012. The stock is trading at 84.9% of its 50-day moving average and 59.6% of its 200-day moving average.

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