Today, these stocks gapped up with opening prices significantly higher than the close on the previous trading day:
- Urban Outfitters (NASDAQ:URBN) opened at $36.91 after closing the previous trading session at $31.28, gapping up. Shares have risen 15.6%, trading at a volume of eight million. Over the last two months, shares have shown some positive movement as the price has climbed $8.62 (31.3%) from a price of $27.55 on June 22, 2012. The stock is trading 20.6% above its 50-day moving average and 21.1% above its 200-day moving average.
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- H&E Equipment Services (NASDAQ:HEES) closed the previous trading session at $17.50, gapping up to open at $19.45 today. Shares are up 7.2% and trading at a volume of 284,267. Shares have been on on the rise over the past month, climbing $4.81 (34.5%) from a price of $13.95 on July 23, 2012. The stock is trading 18% above its 50-day moving average and 12% above its 200-day moving average.