Here are stocks that gapped up today with opening prices significantly higher than the close on the previous trading day:
- The Hain Celestial Group (HAIN) opened at $64.97 after closing the previous trading session at $56.91, gapping up. While trading at a volume of 1.7 million, the stock price has risen 15.4%. The stock has been on an upward trajectory over the last two months, climbing $14.39 (28.1%) from a price of $51.30 on June 26, 2012. The stock is trading 19.2% above its 50-day moving average and 24.3% above its 200-day moving average.
- Advantage Oil & Gas (AAV) gapped up today, opening at $3.62 after closing the previous trading session at $3.28. The stock price is up 8.2% with a volume of 113,244. The stock has moved up across its 200-day moving average of $3.31 today.
- Presstek (PRST) closed the previous trading session at 43 cents, gapping up to open at 49 cents today. Shares have risen 12.8%, trading at a volume of 138,882. Over the last three months, the stock has lost 12 cents (-19.2%) from a price of 60 cents on May 29, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of 45 cents today.