These stocks gapped up today and had open prices sharply higher than the previous trading day's close:

  • Hertz Global Holdings (HTZ) gapped up today, opening at $15.15 after closing the previous trading session at $13.15. While trading at a volume of 14.3 million, the stock price has risen 12.8%. Shares have been on an upward trajectory over the past month, rising $3.36 (29.3%) from a price of $11.47 on July 27, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 200-day moving average of $13.22 today.

  • Zalicus (ZLCS) closed the previous trading session at $1.26, gapping up to open at $1.48 today. Shares are up 11.1% and trading at a volume of 3.1 million. The stock is trading 16.8% above its 50-day moving average and 20.4% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Cell Therapeutics (CTIC) gapped up today, opening at 45 cents after closing the previous trading session at 40 cents. Shares have risen 15%, trading at a volume of 2.2 million. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting at just 94.5% of the mark.