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

Stock Name Industry Group Last Price Gain this Year
THLD Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc Biotechnology & Drugs $9.77 585.00%
BDSI Biodelivery Sciences Biotechnology & Drugs $66.91 510.96%
ARNA Arena Pharmaceuticals Biotechnology & Drugs $5.47 382.62%
ELLI Ellie Mae Inc Software & Programming $29.45 359.14%
PCYC Pharmacyclics Inc Biotechnology & Drugs $3.17 351.28%
PATK Patrick Indus Constr. – Supplies & Fixtures $20.04 212.20%
PGTI PGT Inc Constr. – Supplies & Fixtures $26.12 210.68%
BONT Bon-Ton Stores Retail (Department & Discount) $148.04 210.39%
DDD 3D Systems Corp Computer Peripherals $21.46 204.24%
HW Headwaters Incorporated Constr. – Supplies & Fixtures $33.63 200.90%
XOMA XOMA Corp Biotechnology & Drugs $25.77 187.83%
SNSS Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Major Drugs $10.49 174.25%
OREX Orexigen Therapeutics Inc Biotechnology & Drugs $14.37 171.43%
TREE Tree.com Inc Consumer Financial Services $8.01 167.44%
PRKR Parkervision Inc Semiconductors $3.68 165.10%
AFFY Affymax, Inc Biotechnology & Drugs $17.70 164.75%
LL Lumber Liquidators Inc Retail (Home Improvement) $3.20 164.50%
REGN Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Biotechnology & Drugs $26.27 163.07%
RPRX Repros Therapeutics Inc Biotechnology & Drugs $4.85 163.07%
CRUS Cirrus Logic Semiconductors $12.67 162.27%
WSBF Waterstone Financial Inc Regional Banks $11.23 156.61%
ARRY Array Biopharma Biotechnology & Drugs $4.93 155.56%
ECYT Endocyte Inc Biotechnology & Drugs $3.47 153.99%
HCII Homeowners Choice Inc Insurance (Prop. & Casualty) $10.84 151.44%
AUTH AuthenTec Inc Semiconductors $9.59 150.16%
AWRE Aware Inc Communications Services $4.48 141.77%
XNPT XenoPort Inc Biotechnology & Drugs $2.30 140.42%
DK Delek US Holdings Inc Oil & Gas Operations $9.31 134.68%
OMER Omeros Corporation Biotechnology & Drugs $15.22 132.91%
KTCC Key Tronic Corp Computer Peripherals $13.00 132.20%
AGEN Agenus, Inc. Biotechnology & Drugs $4.59 131.50%
ALNY Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Biotechnology & Drugs $18.28 123.68%
FFBH First Fed Bancshares (AR) S&Ls/Savings Banks $43.72 122.69%
SRZ Sunrise Senior Living Healthcare Facilities $46.65 121.91%
AOL AOL Inc Computer Services $9.05 121.79%
CYNO Cynosure Inc Class A Medical Equipment & Supplies $8.94 120.66%
VVUS Vivus Inc Biotechnology & Drugs $41.69 120.53%
KBALB Kimball Intl Cl’B’ Semiconductors $6.65 120.51%
AVD American Vanguard Corporation Chemical Manufacturing $9.43 119.42%
ETRM EnteroMedics Inc Medical Equipment & Supplies $5.93 118.82%

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