These are stocks that gapped up today and had open prices higher than the close on the previous trading day:
- McDermott International (NYSE:MDR) closed the previous trading session at $9.89, gapping up to open at $10.88 today. Shares are up 15.7% and trading at a volume of 4.6 million. The stock has been sinking in the last two months, down $2.15 (-15.8%) from a price of $13.59 on March 14, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting at just 99.3% of the mark.
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- AVG Technologies (NYSE:AVG) opened at $14.54 after closing the previous trading session at $12.83, gapping up. While trading at a volume of 185,798, the stock price has risen 9.5%.
- Athersys (NASDAQ:ATHX) gapped up today, opening at $1.59 after closing the previous trading session at $1.44. Shares have risen 4.9%, trading at a volume of 133,750. The stock is down over the last three months, having fallen 34 cents (-18.4%) from $1.85 on February 14, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $1.45 today.