Today, these stocks gapped up with opening prices significantly higher than the close on the previous trading day:
- Cost Plus, Inc. (CPWM) opened at $17.70 after closing the previous trading session at $16.02, gapping up. Shares are up 8.5% and trading at a volume of 588,030. The stock is trading 21.5% above its 50-day moving average and 38% above its 200-day moving average.
- NCI Inc (NCIT) closed the previous trading session at $6.70, gapping up to open at $7.50 today. Shares have risen 8.2%, trading at a volume of 534,818. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting at just 99.5% of the mark.
- DURECT Corporation (DRRX) opened at 93 cents after closing the previous trading session at 78 cents, gapping up. While trading at a volume of 398,804, the stock price has risen 8.4%. The stock has lost momentum over the last three months, losing 33 cents (-28%) from $1.18 on December 23, 2011. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of 79 cents today.