These are stocks that gapped up today and had open prices higher than the close on the previous trading day:

  • Physicians Formula Holdings (FACE) opened at $4.21 after closing the previous trading session at $3.68, gapping up. Shares are up 14.8% and trading at a volume of 718,837.

  • Renewable Energy Group (REGI) closed the previous trading session at $4.70, gapping up to open at $5.29 today. The stock price is up 10.2% with a volume of 136,591.

  • American Apparel (APP) opened at $1.10 after closing the previous trading session at $1, gapping up. While trading at a volume of 235,323, the stock price has risen 5.7%. Shares have been on on the rise over the past three months, climbing 16 cents (17.4%) from a price of 90 cents on July 17, 2012. The stock is trading 17.1% above its 50-day moving average and 18.5% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Senesco Technologies (SNT) closed the previous trading session at 20 cents, gapping up to open at 23 cents today. Trading at a volume of 114,896, the stock price is up 13.2%. The stock has seen some negative movement recently as shares are down 5 cents (-17.5%) from a price of 28 cents on August 8, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting at just 95% of the mark.