Ryder System, Protalix BioTherapeutics Gapping Down Friday

Here are stocks that gapped down today with opening prices significantly lower than the previous trading day's close:

  • After closing the previous trading session at $40.75, Ryder System (NYSE:R) gapped down with an opening price of $36.02. Shares have dropped 11.2%, trading at a volume of 1.2 million. The stock has fallen over the last three months, dropping $16.86 (-31.8%) from $53.06 on March 27, 2012. The stock is trading at 83.2% of its 50-day moving average and 73.4% of its 200-day moving average.
  • Protalix BioTherapeutics (AMEX:PLX) opened at $5.57 after closing the previous trading session at $6.60, gapping down. Shares are trading at a volume of 552,272 at a price decrease of 9.1%. The stock has been on a downward trajectory over the last two months, slipping $1.20 (-16.7%) from a price of $7.20 on April 25, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 200-day moving average of $6.11 today.