Top 40 Russell 3000 Stocks

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There are 40 stocks in Russell 3000 with the minimum gain of 118% and as much as 585%. These stocks are worth watching for further up move and entry can be made by applying the technical analysis to find optimum entry point. For example, THLD closed at $8.94 on Friday, August 31st, 2012. If THLD pullback to $8.00 then it would be a good entry to purchase some shares. In this list there are some stocks which have option chains. For example, CRUS, a short-term trader can time his/her entry to go long via Calls. Please note that lot of high percentage gainers are in Biotechnology & Drugs group. I hope you catch at least one of these to make some decent gains. If you do then please send me email. This article was written on September 1st, 2012

StockNameIndustry GroupLast PriceGain this Year
THLDThreshold Pharmaceuticals IncBiotechnology & Drugs$9.77585.00%
BDSIBiodelivery SciencesBiotechnology & Drugs$66.91510.96%
ARNAArena PharmaceuticalsBiotechnology & Drugs$5.47382.62%
ELLIEllie Mae IncSoftware & Programming$29.45359.14%
PCYCPharmacyclics IncBiotechnology & Drugs$3.17351.28%
PATKPatrick IndusConstr. – Supplies & Fixtures$20.04212.20%
PGTIPGT IncConstr. – Supplies & Fixtures$26.12210.68%
BONTBon-Ton StoresRetail (Department & Discount)$148.04210.39%
DDD3D Systems CorpComputer Peripherals$21.46204.24%
HWHeadwaters IncorporatedConstr. – Supplies & Fixtures$33.63200.90%
XOMAXOMA CorpBiotechnology & Drugs$25.77187.83%
SNSSSunesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.Major Drugs$10.49174.25%
OREXOrexigen Therapeutics IncBiotechnology & Drugs$14.37171.43%
TREETree.com IncConsumer Financial Services$8.01167.44%
PRKRParkervision IncSemiconductors$3.68165.10%
AFFYAffymax, IncBiotechnology & Drugs$17.70164.75%
LLLumber Liquidators IncRetail (Home Improvement)$3.20164.50%
REGNRegeneron PharmaceuticalsBiotechnology & Drugs$26.27163.07%
RPRXRepros Therapeutics IncBiotechnology & Drugs$4.85163.07%
CRUSCirrus LogicSemiconductors$12.67162.27%
WSBFWaterstone Financial IncRegional Banks$11.23156.61%
ARRYArray BiopharmaBiotechnology & Drugs$4.93155.56%
ECYTEndocyte IncBiotechnology & Drugs$3.47153.99%
HCIIHomeowners Choice IncInsurance (Prop. & Casualty)$10.84151.44%
AUTHAuthenTec IncSemiconductors$9.59150.16%
AWREAware IncCommunications Services$4.48141.77%
XNPTXenoPort IncBiotechnology & Drugs$2.30140.42%
DKDelek US Holdings IncOil & Gas Operations$9.31134.68%
OMEROmeros CorporationBiotechnology & Drugs$15.22132.91%
KTCCKey Tronic CorpComputer Peripherals$13.00132.20%
AGENAgenus, Inc.Biotechnology & Drugs$4.59131.50%
ALNYAlnylam PharmaceuticalsBiotechnology & Drugs$18.28123.68%
FFBHFirst Fed Bancshares (AR)S&Ls/Savings Banks$43.72122.69%
SRZSunrise Senior LivingHealthcare Facilities$46.65121.91%
AOLAOL IncComputer Services$9.05121.79%
CYNOCynosure Inc Class AMedical Equipment & Supplies$8.94120.66%
VVUSVivus IncBiotechnology & Drugs$41.69120.53%
KBALBKimball Intl Cl’B’Semiconductors$6.65120.51%
AVDAmerican Vanguard CorporationChemical Manufacturing$9.43119.42%
ETRMEnteroMedics IncMedical Equipment & Supplies$5.93118.82%

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