Centene, Comverse Technology Among Stocks Gapping Down Thursday

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These stocks gapped down today and had opening prices sharply lower than the close on the previous trading day:

  • Centene (NYSE:CNC) opened at $33.52, gapping down from its previous close of $37.33. Shares have dropped 13.8%, trading at a volume of 1.5 million. The stock is down over the last three months, having fallen $13.43 (-29.4%) from $45.61 on March 12, 2012. The stock is trading at 84.1% of its 50-day moving average and 78.1% of its 200-day moving average.

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  • Comverse Technology (NASDAQ:CMVT) opened at $5.42 after closing the previous trading session at $6.07, gapping down. Shares are down 4.4%, trading at a volume of 3.9 million. The share price has been falling in the last month, down 76 cents (-11.6%) from $6.56 on May 8, 2012. The stock is trading at 91.6% of its 50-day moving average and 89.9% of its 200-day moving average.
  • After closing the previous trading session at $16.90, Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) gapped down with an opening price of $14.69. The stock price is down 7% with a volume of 116,351. Over the last three months, the stock has lost $1.80 (-10.3%) from a price of $17.52 on March 12, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 200-day moving average of $16.70 today.