These stocks gapped down today and had opening prices sharply lower than the close on the previous trading day:
- With an opening price of $6.77, AuRico Gold (NYSE:AUQ) gapped down from its previous close of $7.54. While trading at a volume of four million, the stock price has fallen 14.5%.
- Mattress Firm (NASDAQ:MFRM) gapped down today, opening at $26.75 after closing the previous trading session at $29.77. Shares have dropped 14.8%, trading at a volume of 820,991.
- StanCorp Financial Group (NYSE:SFG) opened at $32.88, gapping down from its previous close of $37.09. Shares are trading at a volume of 226,160 at a price decrease of 10.2%. The stock has lost momentum over the last three months, losing $5.60 (-14.4%) from $38.90 on April 19, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $36.10 today.
- With an opening price of $21.41, Werner (NASDAQ:WERN) gapped down from its previous close of $23.80. The stock price is down 2.9% with a volume of 325,784. The stock has been going in a negative direction over the last month, dropping $1.03 (-4.3%) from a price of $24.13 on June 15, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $23.79 today.