Activision Blizzard and 4 Technology Stocks Spiking Higher Mid-Day: ATVI, CSC, MOLX, MELI, CY

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Through early trading, these stocks are helping the Technology (NYSE:XLK) sector. Long time Wall St. Cheat Sheet readers know to watch stock prices because Technicals on the Stock Chart are Strong’ is one of the ‘T’s in our CHEAT SHEET investing framework.

Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) is one of the top price gainers. Its stock price is $12.19, which is 15 cents (+1.2%) above the previous close of $12.04. Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Activision Blizzard) is an online, personal computer (NYSE:PC), console and handheld game publisher. It has three segments:Activision Publishing,Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. and its subsidiaries & Activision Blizzard Distribution.

Stock Price Performance: From August 19, 2011, to September 19, 2011, the stock price had risen $1.37 (12.8%) from $10.67 to $12.04. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between September 9, 2011 and September 16, 2011 when shares rose for six straight trading days, rising 6.3% (+72 cents). It saw one of its worst periods between June 2, 2011 and June 9, 2011 when shares fell for six straight trading days, falling 5.2% (-62 cents).

Shares of Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE:CSC) are trading at $28.97, up 36 cents (+1.3%) from the previous close of $28.61. Computer Sciences Corporation offers information technology and professional services to commercial and government markets, specializing in the application of complex IT problems.

Stock Price Performance: From June 22, 2011, to September 16, 2011, the stock price had fallen $8.73 (-23%) from $38.01 to $29.28. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between January 28, 2011 and February 8, 2011 when shares rose for eight straight trading days, rising 7.8% (+$4.02). It saw one of its worst periods between July 22, 2011 and August 4, 2011 when shares fell for 10 straight trading days, falling 13.3% (-$5).

Molex Incorporated (NASDAQ:MOLX) is one of the top price gainers. Its stock price is $21.90, which is 38 cents (+1.8%) above the previous close of $21.52. Molex Inc. manufactures electronic components, including switches, integrated products and electrical and fiber optic interconnection products and systems.

Stock Price Performance: From June 23, 2011, to September 19, 2011, the stock price had fallen $4.38 (-16.9%) from $25.90 to $21.52. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between April 18, 2011 and April 29, 2011 when shares rose for nine straight trading days, rising 11.4% (+$2.75). It saw one of its worst periods between July 26, 2011 and August 8, 2011 when shares fell for 10 straight trading days, falling 25.7% (-$6.43).

Shares of MercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI) are trading at $69.47, up 92 cents (+1.3%) from the previous close of $68.55. Mercadolibre, Inc. is an online commerce platform in Latin America, called MercadoLibre.

Stock Price Performance: From July 21, 2011, to September 16, 2011, the stock price had fallen $11.97 (-14.9%) from $80.35 to $68.38. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between March 18, 2011 and April 5, 2011 when shares rose for 13 straight trading days, rising 31.9% (+$20.67). It saw one of its worst periods between July 28, 2011 and August 8, 2011 when shares fell for eight straight trading days, falling 26.6% (-$21.15).

Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY) is one of the top price gainers. Its stock price is $17.67, which is 57 cents (+3.3%) above the previous close of $17.10. Cypress Semiconductor Corporation designs, develops, manufactures and markets high-performance, mixed-signal, programmable solutions that provide customers with rapid time-to-market and system value.

Stock Price Performance: From July 21, 2011, to September 16, 2011, the stock price had fallen $3.52 (-16.7%) from $21.04 to $17.52. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between January 3, 2011 and January 14, 2011 when shares rose for 10 straight trading days, rising 17.6% (+$3.18). It saw one of its worst periods between August 29, 2011 and September 6, 2011 when shares fell for six straight trading days, falling 8.8% (-$1.45).

 

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