POINT ROBERTS – October 21, 2011 – www.InvestorIdeas.com, a global investor research portal for independent investors, reports on top percentage gainers on the NASDAQ for Thursday October 20th. NASDAQ closed with a loss of 5.42 (-0.21%) at 2598.62.
JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ:JASO) was the top percentage gainer for the session closing higher 0.43 (23.89%) to $2.23. The stock is trading large volume and is up again in Friday morning trading. Chinese solar stocks are getting more investor attention following the Solyndra US failure. Trina Solar (NYSE: TSL ) is also up in trading.
Uranium Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ:URRE) surged 0.31 (28.70%) to $1.39 as Hydro Resources Inc. is one step closer to beginning its uranium mining operations in western New Mexico. Also the stock lifted as Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO) is said to have bid 11 percent more for Hathor Exploration than Cameco (NYSE: CCJ).
Select Comfort Corp. (NASDAQ:SCSS) surged 3.30 (20.47%) to close at $19.42 after the company said that it earned $17.2 million, or 31 cents a share on revenue of $199.6 million in its third-quarter, surpassing analysts' estimates of 27 cents per share on revenue of $182.3 million.
The company also projects to earn 99 cents to $1.01 a share for the full fiscal year, lifted from its previous guidance of 90 to 96 cents a share.
NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) closed with an impressive gain 2.63 (19.86%) to end the day at $15.87 after the company said that it earned 24 cents a share on revenue of $72.6 million in its third quarter, ahead of analysts' estimates of 22 cents a share on revenue of 69.89 million.
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