JC Penney, THQ Among Stocks Gapping Down Wednesday

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

  • JC Penney (NYSE:JCP) opened at $28.25 after closing the previous trading session at $33.32, gapping down. The stock price is down 12.7% with a volume of 13.2 million. The stock has fallen over the last three months, dropping $13.59 (-31.8%) from $42.68 on February 17, 2012. The stock is trading at 83.8% of its 50-day moving average and 82.6% of its 200-day moving average.
  • After closing the previous trading session at 68 cents, THQ (NASDAQ:THQI) gapped down with an opening price of 61 cents. While trading at a volume of 1.4 million, the stock price has fallen 12%. Share price is up 15 cents (33%) from 45 cents on April 17, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of 62 cents today.
  • With an opening price of $3.01, Cleantech Solutions International (NASDAQ:CLNT) gapped down from its previous close of $3.96. Shares are down 15.4%, trading at a volume of 250,856.