Feb 27, 2013 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) -- BUYINS.NET / www.buyins.net, announced today its proprietary Market Maker Friction Factor Report for Tuesday. Since October 2008 market makers are now required to be on the bid as much as they are on the offer and for like amounts of stock. This Fair Market Making Requirement is designed to prevent market makers from manipulating stock prices. On Tuesday there were 4094 companies with "abnormal" market making, 2796 companies with positive Friction Factors and 2447 companies with negative Friction Factors. Here is a list of the top companies with the highest net buy volume on Tuesday and lowest price Friction (bullish). This means that there was more buying than selling in the stocks and their stock prices rose faster with less Friction. Dell Inc (NASDAQ:DELL), EMC Corp (NYSE:EMC), Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ), INTEL CORPORATION (NASDAQ:INTC), West Fraser Timber Co Ltd (NYSE:WFT), Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A. (NYSE:BBVA). To access Friction Factor, Naked Short Data and SqueezeTrigger Prices on all stocks please visit http://www.buyins.net .
Market Maker Friction Factor is shown in the chart below:
Symbol Change Percent Buy Volume Buy %% Sell Volume Sell %% Net Volume Friction
DELL $0.030 0.22% 13,698,634 58.42% 9,661,727 41.21% 4,036,907 1,345,636
EMC $0.100 0.43% 6,034,940 33.00% 3,945,680 21.57% 2,089,260 208,926
VZ $0.270 0.59% 6,294,931 35.84% 3,968,458 22.59% 2,326,473 86,166
INTC $0.360 1.78% 33,987,293 51.08% 32,428,660 48.74% 1,558,633 43,295
WFT $0.040 0.34% 5,399,115 38.97% 2,737,920 19.76% 2,661,195 665,299
BBVA $0.190 2.04% 3,596,920 74.39% 505,169 10.45% 3,091,751 162,724
Analysis of the Friction Factor chart above shows that each of the six stocks mentioned above have high net dollar gains (Change) and very low price friction in their stocks. The Friction Factor displays how many more shares of buying than selling are required to move a stock higher by one cent or how many more shares of selling than buying moves a stock lower by 1 cent.
For example, the chart above shows DELL with a Net Buy Volume of 4,036,907 shares and a Friction Factor of 1,345,636 shares. That means that it takes 1,345,636 more shares of buying than selling to move DELL higher by one penny. This means the Market Makers are allowing the stock to move up higher as of Tuesday (lower friction). And with one of the highest Net Buy Volumes, the combination of low friction and high net buy volume is bullish.
Dell Inc (NASDAQ:DELL) - Dell Inc. provides integrated technology solutions in the information technology (IT) industry worldwide. It designs, develops, manufactures, markets, sells, and supports mobility and desktop products, including notebooks, workstations, tablets, smartphones, and desktop PCs, as well as servers and networking products. The company offers storage solutions, including storage area networks, network-attached storage, direct-attached storage, and various backup systems. It also provides IT and business services comprising transactional services, such as support, managed deployment, enterprise installation, and configuration services; outsourcing services, including data center and systems management, network management, life cycle application development and management, and business process outsourcing services; and project-based services consisting of IT infrastructure, applications, business process, and business consulting services. In addition, the company offers third-party software products comprising operating systems, business and office applications, anti-virus and related security software, and entertainment software; and peripheral products, such as printers, televisions, notebook accessories, mouse, keyboards, networking and wireless products, and digital cameras. Further, it provides financial services, including originating, collecting, and servicing customer receivables related to the purchase of its products and third-party technology products. The company sells its products and services directly through its sales representatives, telephone-based sales, and online sales; and through retailers, third-party solution providers, system integrators, and third-party resellers. It serves corporate businesses, law enforcement agencies, small and medium businesses, consumers, and public institutions that include government, education, and healthcare organizations. Dell Inc. was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Round Rock, Texas..
EMC Corp (NYSE:EMC) - EMC Corporation develops, delivers, and supports the information and virtual infrastructure technologies and solutions. The company offers enterprise storage systems and software, which are deployed in storage area networks (SAN), networked attached storage (NAS), unified storage combining NAS and SAN, object storage, and/or direct attached storage environments, as well as provides backup and recovery, and disaster recovery and archiving solutions. It also offers information security solutions in various areas, such as enterprise governance, risk and compliance, data loss prevention, security information management, continuous network monitoring, fraud protection, identity assurance and access control, and encryption and key management. In addition, the company provides information intelligence software, solutions, and services, including EMC Captiva for intelligent enterprise capture; EMC Document Sciences for customer communications management; EMC Kazeon for e-discovery; EMC Documentum xCP for building business solutions and an action engine for big data; and the EMC Documentum platform for managing and delivering enterprise information. Further, it offers virtual and cloud infrastructure products, such as virtualization and virtualization-based cloud infrastructure solutions that address a range of IT problems, as well as facilitate access to cloud computing capacity, business continuity, software lifecycle management, and corporate end-user computing device management. In addition, the company provides consulting, technology deployment, managed, customer support, and training and certification services. EMC Corporation markets its products through direct sales and through various distribution channels in North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, South Africa, and the Asia Pacific region. It has a strategic partnership with Lenovo. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Hopkinton, Massachusetts..
Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) - Verizon Communications Inc. provides communications, information, and entertainment products and services to consumers, businesses, and governmental agencies worldwide. Its Verizon Wireless segment offers data services and applications comprising Internet access through smart phones and basic phones; mobile broadband services; messaging services, which enable its customers to send and receive text, picture, and video messages; customer-focused and business-focused offerings; location-based services; and global data services, as well as access to data applications and services of third parties. This segment also provides voice services; other connection-related services, such as data access and value added services to support telemetry-type applications; and M2M services that support devices used in healthcare, manufacturing, utilities, distribution, and consumer products markets, as well as sells smart phones and basic phones, tablets, and other Internet access devices. The company s Wireline segment offers video services over its fiber-optic network; data Services comprising high-speed Internet and FiOS broadband data products, as well as local exchange capacity, managed, mobility, and security services; voice services, such as local exchange, regional, long distance, wire maintenance, and voice messaging services, as well as VoIP, and landline and wireless services; and local dial tone and broadband services to local exchange carriers. This segment also provides networking products and solutions, such as private Internet protocol services, and Ethernet access and ring services; and infrastructure and cloud services. As of August 10, 2012, it served 94.2 million retail customers, including 88.8 million retail postpaid customers. The company was formerly known as Bell Atlantic Corporation and changed its name to Verizon Communications Inc. in June 2000. Verizon Communications Inc. was founded in 1983 and is based in New York, New York..
INTEL CORPORATION (NASDAQ:INTC) - Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells integrated digital technology platforms primarily in the Asia-Pacific, the Americas, Europe, and Japan. The company offers microprocessors that process system data and controls other devices in the system; and chipsets, which sends data between the microprocessor and input, display, and storage devices, such as keyboard, mouse, monitor, hard drive or solid-state drive, and CD, DVD, or Blu-ray drives; system-on-chip products that integrate its processing functions with other system components, including graphics, audio, and video onto a single chip; wired network connectivity products; and wireless connectivity products. It also provides mobile phone components comprising baseband processors, radio frequency transceivers, and power management integrated circuits; and mobile phone platforms, such as Bluetooth wireless technology and GPS receivers, software solutions, customization, and interoperability tests. In addition, the company offers endpoint security, network and content security, risk and compliance, and consumer and mobile security software products for consumer, mobile, and corporate environments to protect systems from malicious virus attacks, as well as loss of data. Further, it develops and licenses embedded and mobile device software products that comprise operating systems, virtualization technologies, middleware, and development tools; and provides NAND flash memory products, which are used in solid-state drives, portable memory storage devices, digital camera memory cards, and other devices. The company markets its products primarily to original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, and industrial and communications equipment manufacturers in the computing and communications industries. Intel Corporation was founded in 1968 and is based in Santa Clara, California..
West Fraser Timber Co Ltd (NYSE:WFT) - Weatherford International Ltd. provides equipment and services used in the drilling, evaluation, completion, production, and intervention of oil and natural gas wells worldwide. It offers artificial lift systems, which include reciprocating rod lift systems, progressing cavity pumps, gas lift systems, hydraulic lift systems, plunger lift systems, hybrid lift systems, wellhead systems, and multiphase metering systems. The company also provides drilling services, including directional drilling, Secure Drilling services, well testing, drilling-with-casing and drilling-with-liner systems, and surface logging systems; and well construction services, such as tubular running services, cementing products, liner systems, swellable products, solid tubular expandable technologies, and inflatable products and accessories. In addition, it designs and manufactures drilling jars, underreamers, rotating control devices, and other pressure-control equipment used in drilling oil and natural gas wells; and offers a selection of in-house or third-party manufactured equipment for the drilling, completion, and work over of oil and natural gas wells for operators and drilling contractors, as well as a line of completion tools and sand screens. Further, the company provides wireline and evaluation services; and re-entry, fishing, and thru-tubing services, as well as well abandonment and wellbore cleaning services; stimulation and chemicals, including fracturing and coiled tubing technologies, cement services, chemical systems, and drilling fluids; integrated drilling services; and pipeline and specialty services. It serves independent oil and natural gas producing companies. The company was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland..
Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A. (NYSE:BBVA) - Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. engages in the retail banking, asset management, private banking, and wholesale banking businesses. It accepts various customer deposits, such as demand, savings, and time deposits; and offers commercial and industrial, construction real estate, mortgage, and individual loans. The company provides corporate, business, and investment banking services; and insurance products, as well as manages mutual and pension funds; and engages in treasury and distribution activities. It serves small and medium sized enterprises, corporations, public institutions, multinationals, and developer sectors in Spain and internationally. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Bilbao, Spain..
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