Dec 14, 2012 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) -- BUYINS.NET / www.buyins.net, announced today its proprietary Market Maker Friction Factor Report for Thursday. 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 Thursday there were 3926 companies with "abnormal" market making, 2066 companies with positive Friction Factors and 3800 companies with negative Friction Factors. Here is a list of the top companies with the largest percentage gain per share Thursday and low price friction (bullish). This means that there was more buying than selling in the stocks and their stock prices rose faster with less Friction. Stereotaxis Inc (NASDAQ:STXS), Best Buy Co Inc (NYSE:BBY), Parametric Sound Corp (NASDAQ:PAMT), SuperMedia Inc (NASDAQ:SPMD), AVT Inc (OTC:AVTC), Trovagene Inc (NASDAQ:TROV). 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
STXS $0.350 21.21% 88,666 53.33% 74,191 44.62% 14,475 414
BBY $1.940 15.93% 13,992,793 31.87% 13,638,036 31.06% 354,757 1,829
PAMT $1.070 20.11% 68,467 70.13% 28,689 29.39% 39,778 372
SPMD $0.700 26.03% 176,731 53.98% 150,697 46.02% 26,034 372
AVTC $1.800 83.72% 104,265 15.05% 73,115 10.55% 31,150 173
TROV $0.910 18.57% 141,580 58.69% 98,054 40.65% 43,526 478
Analysis of the Friction Factor chart above shows that each of the six stocks mentioned above have high net buy volumes (buy volume, sell volume) and 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 STXS with a dollar gain Thursday of $0.35000 and a Friction Factor of 414 shares. That means that it only took 414 more shares of buying than selling to move STXS higher by one penny. The Market Makers are currently allowing the stock to rise quickly (low friction). The combination of low friction and positive market direction can drive prices higher much faster than normal.
Stereotaxis Inc (NASDAQ:STXS) - Stereotaxis, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets cardiology instrument control system for use in hospitals interventional surgical suite or interventional lab to treat arrhythmias and coronary artery disease in the United States and internationally. The company offers Niobe system, which comprises Niobe Magnetic Navigation System that navigates catheters, guidewires, and other delivery devices through the blood vessels and chambers of the heart to treatment sites; Navigant, an advanced user interface or physician control center, which helps physicians to visualize and track procedures and to provide instrument control commands that govern the motion of the working tip of the catheter, guidewire, or other interventional device; and Cardiodrive, an automated catheter advancement system to remotely advance and retract the catheter in the patients heart. It also offers Odyssey Enterprise Solution, which provides information solution to manage, control, record, and share procedures across networks; acquire remote view of the lab capturing synchronized procedure data for review of important events during cases; and review recorded cases and create snapshots following procedures for clinical reporting, auditing, and presentation. In addition, the company markets and sells various disposable interventional devices, including catheters, guidewires, and other delivery devices. Stereotaxis markets its products through direct sales force, distributors, and sales agents. It has strategic partnerships with Siemens AG Medical Solutions, Philips Medical Systems, and Biosense Webster, Inc. The company was founded in 1990 and is based in St. Louis, Missouri..
Best Buy Co Inc (NYSE:BBY) - Best Buy Co., Inc. operates as a retailer of consumer electronics, home office products, entertainment products, appliances, and related services primarily in the United States, Europe, Canada, and China. The companys stores offer video products, including televisions, navigation products, digital cameras and accessories, digital camcorders and accessories, e-readers, and DVD and Blu-ray players; and audio products, such as MP3 players and accessories, home theater audio systems and components, musical instruments, and mobile electronics comprising car stereo and satellite radio products. Its stores also provide home office products consisting of notebook and desktop computers, tablets, monitors, mobile phones and related subscription service commissions, hard drives, networking equipment, and related accessories, such as printers; entertainment software products, including video gaming hardware and software, DVDs, Blu-rays, CDs, digital downloads, and computer software; and appliances, air conditioners, small electrics, and housewares. In addition, the company offers service contracts, warranties, computer-related services, and product repair, as well as delivery and installation services for home theaters, and mobile audio and appliances; and snacks and beverages. It operates its retail stores and call centers, as well as online retail operations under various brand names, such as Best Buy, Best Buy Mobile, The Carphone Warehouse, Five Star, Future Shop, Geek Squad, Magnolia Audio Video, Napster, Pacific Sales, and The Phone House. The company was formerly known as Sound of Music, Inc. and changed its name to Best Buy Co., Inc. in 1983. Best Buy Co., Inc. was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Richfield, Minnesota..
Parametric Sound Corp (NASDAQ:PAMT) - Parametric Sound Corporation provides hypersonic sound products. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Henderson, Nevada. Parametric Sound Corporation is a former subsidiary of LRAD Corporation..
SuperMedia Inc (NASDAQ:SPMD) - SuperMedia Inc. provides media advertising programs in the United States. It publishes SuperYellowPages, the print directories, which offer a range of paid advertising options, such as listing options, in-column advertising options, display advertising options, and specialty advertising, as well as white pages directories. The company also operates Superpages.com, an online local search site that provides advertisers fixed-fee and performance-based advertising options. In addition, it offers direct mailers under SuperpagesDirect name; and Superpages Mobile, an information source for wireless subscribers. Further, SuperMedia Inc. operates as an official publisher of print directories. The company was formerly known as Idearc Inc. and changed its name to SuperMedia Inc. in January 2010. SuperMedia Inc. is based in Dallas, Texas..
AVT Inc (OTC:AVTC) - AVT, Inc. manufactures and operates technology based vending solutions and equipment in southern California. It primarily engages in manufacturing vending and product dispensing systems, which utilize an approach of development, integration of technology, and advertising media. The company also operates approximately 1,000 vending systems throughout the Los Angeles, Orange, and Riverside counties of California. AVT, Inc. offers a family of products for consumers, establishments, and operators in the convenience food, digital signage, and product dispensing industry. Its line of products and services include Automated Express Market system for use in specialized locations, such as hotels, inns, c-stores, malls, and retail stores to sell and market food, convenience items, or higher priced items, which are subject to pilfering; AVTi Media, which allows consumers to view the media, advertising, or hotel messaging; Vending Management System that enables viewing item information for each machine to help plan for daily replenishment, sales statistics, and alerts the company of defects to operators, as well as defect history for each machine; and Vend Sensing System, which provides a surefire solution for detecting various vended items. AVT, Inc. also offers RAM4000, a refrigerated vending system; RAM5000, a non-refrigerated snack vending machine; and a line of kiosk systems. The company was formerly known as Automated Vending Technologies, Inc. and changed its name to AVT, Inc. in January, 2008. AVT, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is based in Corona, California..
Trovagene Inc (NASDAQ:TROV) - TrovaGene, Inc. develops transrenal molecular diagnostics that addresses health problems. The company focuses on the development of tests using its patented transrenal nucleic acid technology (transrenal DNA/RNA molecular diagnostic technology). It intends to apply its proprietary transrenal DNA/RNA test platform to develop non-invasive molecular diagnostics. The companys technology uses urine specimens and has a range of applications, including tumor detection and monitoring, infectious disease detection, prenatal testing, tissue transplantation, genetic testing for forensic identity determination, drug development, and research to counter bioterrorism. Its TrovaGene molecular diagnostics assays would provide information that will enable physicians to provide medical care for their patients. The company was formerly known as Xenomics, Inc. and changed its name to TrovaGene, Inc. on March 1, 2010. TrovaGene, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in San Diego, California..
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