Technology Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks

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Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about today’s action in the Technology (NYSE:XLK) sector:

Gainers (% price change)

  • Bel Fuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:BELFB): The shares closed at $17.22, up $3.61, or 26.52%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $208.70 million. About the company: Bel Fuse Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells products used in networking, telecommunication, data transmission, and automotive and consumer electronics. The Company’s products include magnetic components, fuses, delay lines, and thick film hybrids. Bel Fuse operates facilities around the world.
  • Wave Systems Corp. (NASDAQ:WAVX): The shares closed at $2.74, up $0.51, or 22.87%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $227.02 million. About the company: Wave Systems Corp. creates technologies and services to secure and sell digital information. The Company’s EMBASSY technology is a hardware and software-based device that enables secure transaction processing and distributed information metering in users’ personal computers.
  • Kopin Corporation (NASDAQ:KOPN): The shares closed at $3.76, up $0.67, or 21.68%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $252.85 million. About the company: Kopin Corporation develops and manufactures semiconductor materials and small form factor displays. The Company uses its proprietary technology to design, manufacture, and market products used in commercial wireless communications and high resolution portable applications. Kopin’s principal semiconductor wafer product is a heterojunction bipolar transistor device wafer.
  • PROS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:PRO): The shares closed at $13.87, up $2.21, or 18.95%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $373.58 million. About the company: PROS Holdings, Inc. develops and markets business computer software. The Company offers pricing and revenue optimization software.
  • OmniVision Tech., Inc. (NASDAQ:OVTI): The shares closed at $15.08, up $2.37, or 18.65%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $898.93 million. About the company: OmniVision Technologies, Inc. provides integrated single chip semiconductor imaging devices. The Company designs, develops, and markets semiconductor imaging devices for computing, communications, and consumer electronics applications. OmniVision’s image sensor product is used in cameras and camera related products such as personal computer, digital, and security cameras.

Losers (% price change)

  • Sify Technologies Limited (NASDAQ:SIFY): The shares closed at $2.84, down $0.29, or 9.27%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $151.52 million. About the company: Sify Technologies Limited provides Internet, networking and e-commerce services consumers and businesses in India. The Company’s services include consumer Internet access services, corporate network and technology services, and on-line portal and content offerings.
  • Quality Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:QSII): The shares closed at $88.36, down $3.75, or 4.07%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.59 billion. About the company: Quality Systems, Inc. develops and markets healthcare information systems. The Company’s systems automate medical and dental group practices, physical hospital organizations, management service organizations, community health centers, and dental schools.
  • Retalix Limited (NASDAQ:RTLX): The shares closed at $13.10, down $0.35, or 2.6%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $316.76 million. About the company: Retalix Ltd. provides integrated enterprise-wide software solutions for the retail food industry worldwide, including supermarkets, convenience stores, and restaurants. The Company offers a suite of software applications that support a food retailer’s essential retailing operations. Retalix markets its solutions through direct sales, distributors, local dealers, and through its subsidiary.
  • BMC Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:BMC): The shares closed at $38.28, down $0.96, or 2.45%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $7.04 billion. About the company: BMC Software, Inc. provides management solutions for mainframe and distributed information technology systems. The Company’s portfolio of software solutions spans enterprise systems, applications, databases and IT process management. BMC also provides maintenance and support for its products and performs software implementation, integration and education services for its customers.
  • EXFO Electro-Optical (NASDAQ:EXFO): The shares closed at $5.60, down $0.14, or 2.44%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $337.35 million. About the company: EXFO, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets fiber optic test, measurement, and monitoring instruments for the telecommunications industry. The Company’s equipment is used to diagnose and repair problems within an optical network, monitor the quality of an optical signal as it passes through a network, and analyze equipment during production.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from Google Finance. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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