Seeking Alpha

Contextuall's  Instablog

Contextuall
Send Message
Contextuall was founded on the belief that people’s online activities are a leading indicator of what they plan to do in the future. - Before you buy a car, you search for the best deals online - If you just lost your job, you tweet about it - If you’re visiting your local shopping mall, you... More
My company:
Contextuall
My blog:
Contextuall Free Reports
  • Best Performing Stocks By Sector: Week's Best Stocks In Technology Sector - (KNXA, UBNT, NTE, YELP, MTE) 0 comments
    Aug 29, 2012 10:18 PM | about stocks: IBM, UBNT, NTP, YELP, MTE, VNET, ARUN, APKT, CPSI, VHC, TLAB, LOGM, IXYS, MCRS, CALL, CRUS, GAME, FIRE, ATE

    If you're looking for stocks that are outperforming their competitors, the following list might be a good starting point for your research.

    Here is a list of the top performing Technology stocks over the last week.

    The list has been sorted by each stock's alpha vs. their industry average.

    We've also included links to company websites and industry descriptions (all links open in new tabs).

    More Posts Like This: Top Weekly Returns in Technology Sector

    All data below current as of 8/29/2012.

    1. Kenexa Corp. (KNXA): Returned 40.87% over the last week vs. an industry average of 0.99%. (Industry: Business Software & Services. Alpha vs. industry at 39.88%, based on average of 36 companies)

    Kenexa Corporation and its subsidiaries provide software, proprietary content, and services that enable organizations to recruit and retain employees. (Link to Kenexa Corp. website)

    2. Ubiquiti Networks, Inc. (UBNT): Returned 36.37% over the last week vs. an industry average of 2.01%. (Industry: Wireless Communications. Alpha vs. industry at 34.36%, based on average of 27 companies)

    3. Nam Tai Electronics, Inc. (NTE): Returned 30.49% over the last week vs. an industry average of 0.99%. (Industry: Diversified Electronics. Alpha vs. industry at 29.5%, based on average of 19 companies)

    Provides electronics manufacturing and design services to the original equipment manufacturers of telecommunication and consumer electronic products.

    4. Yelp, Inc. (YELP): Returned 25.18% over the last week vs. an industry average of -0.13%. (Industry: Internet Information Providers. Alpha vs. industry at 25.31%, based on average of 27 companies)

    5. Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd. (MTE): Returned 19.84% over the last week vs. an industry average of 0.48%. (Industry: Foreign Telecom Services. Alpha vs. industry at 19.36%, based on average of 14 companies)

    Operates as a total telecom solution provider primarily in Delhi and Mumbai, India.

    6. 21Vianet Group, Inc. (VNET): Returned 16.18% over the last week vs. an industry average of 1.35%. (Industry: Information Technology Services. Alpha vs. industry at 14.83%, based on average of 18 companies)

    Provides carrier-neutral Internet data center services in China.

    7. Aruba Networks, Inc. (ARUN): Returned 18.18% over the last week vs. an industry average of 4.19%. (Industry: Networking & Communication Devices. Alpha vs. industry at 13.99%, based on average of 10 companies)

    Provides distributed enterprise networks that securely connect local and remote users to corporate information technology resources worldwide. (Link to Aruba Networks, Inc. website)

    8. Acme Packet, Inc. (APKT): Returned 14.64% over the last week vs. an industry average of 0.73%. (Industry: Communication Equipment. Alpha vs. industry at 13.91%, based on average of 26 companies)

    Provides session delivery network solutions that enable the delivery of interactive communications, such as voice, video, and multimedia sessions; and data services across internet protocol (IP) network borders. (Link to Acme Packet, Inc. website)

    9. Computer Programs & Systems Inc. (CPSI): Returned 11.77% over the last week vs. an industry average of 2.05%. (Industry: Healthcare Information Services. Alpha vs. industry at 9.72%, based on average of 8 companies)

    Computer Programs and Systems, Inc., a healthcare information technology company, designs, develops, markets, installs, and supports computerized information technology systems to small and midsize hospitals in the United States. (Link to Computer Programs & Systems Inc. website)

    10. VirnetX Holding Corp (VHC): Returned 11.54% over the last week vs. an industry average of 2.31%. (Industry: Internet Software & Services. Alpha vs. industry at 9.23%, based on average of 13 companies)

    Engages in developing and commercializing software and technology solutions for securing real-time communications over the Internet. (Link to VirnetX Holding Corp website)

    11. Tellabs Inc. (TLAB): Returned 9.04% over the last week vs. an industry average of 0.73%. (Industry: Communication Equipment. Alpha vs. industry at 8.31%, based on average of 26 companies)

    Engages in designing and marketing equipment and services for communication-service providers in the United States and internationally. (Link to Tellabs Inc. website)

    12. LogMeIn, Inc. (LOGM): Returned 8.45% over the last week vs. an industry average of 0.23%. (Industry: Application Software. Alpha vs. industry at 8.22%, based on average of 54 companies)

    Provides on-demand, remote-connectivity solutions to small and medium-sized businesses, information technology (IT) service providers, and consumers in the United States and internationally. (Link to LogMeIn, Inc. website)

    13. IXYS Corp. (IXYS): Returned 7.86% over the last week vs. an industry average of -0.06%. (Industry: Semiconductors. Alpha vs. industry at 7.92%, based on average of 19 companies)

    Engages in the development, manufacture, and marketing of power semiconductors, advanced mixed signal integrated circuits (ICs), application specific integrated circuits (ASICs), and systems and radio frequency semiconductors. (Link to IXYS Corp. website)

    14. MICROS Systems, Inc. (MCRS): Returned 7.62% over the last week vs. an industry average of 0.23%. (Industry: Application Software. Alpha vs. industry at 7.39%, based on average of 54 companies)

    Designs, manufactures, markets, and services enterprise information solutions for the hospitality and specialty retail industries. (Link to MICROS Systems, Inc. website)

    15. magicJack VocalTec Ltd. (CALL): Returned 8.99% over the last week vs. an industry average of 2.02%. (Industry: Domestic Telecom Services. Alpha vs. industry at 6.97%, based on average of 15 companies)

    16. Cirrus Logic Inc. (CRUS): Returned 6.45% over the last week vs. an industry average of -0.06%. (Industry: Semiconductors. Alpha vs. industry at 6.51%, based on average of 19 companies)

    Develops high-precision analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs). (Link to Cirrus Logic Inc. website)

    17. Shanda Games Limited (GAME): Returned 6.61% over the last week vs. an industry average of 0.13%. (Industry: Multimedia & Graphics Software. Alpha vs. industry at 6.48%, based on average of 12 companies)

    Engages in the development and operation of online games in the People's Republic of China.

    18. Sourcefire, Inc. (FIRE): Returned 5.85% over the last week vs. an industry average of -0.38%. (Industry: Security Software & Services. Alpha vs. industry at 6.23%, based on average of 7 companies)

    Provides intelligent Cybersecurity solutions for information technology (IT); environments of commercial enterprises, such as healthcare, financial services, manufacturing, energy, education, retail, and telecommunications; and federal, state, and international government organizations worldwide. (Link to Sourcefire, Inc. website)

    19. Advantest Corp. (ATE): Returned 6.31% over the last week vs. an industry average of 0.16%. (Industry: Semiconductors. Alpha vs. industry at 6.15%, based on average of 26 companies)

    Advantest Corporation and its subsidiaries manufacture and sell semiconductor and component test system products, and mechatronics-related products.

    Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

    Themes: Technology Stocks: IBM, UBNT, NTP, YELP, MTE, VNET, ARUN, APKT, CPSI, VHC, TLAB, LOGM, IXYS, MCRS, CALL, CRUS, GAME, FIRE, ATE
Back To Contextuall's Instablog HomePage »

Instablogs are blogs which are instantly set up and networked within the Seeking Alpha community. Instablog posts are not selected, edited or screened by Seeking Alpha editors, in contrast to contributors' articles.

Comments (0)
Track new comments
Be the first to comment
Full index of posts »
Latest Followers

StockTalks

  • $$ [new post] Intelligent Machines Reading the News, and Predicting the Future http://bit.ly/16juxxB
    Apr 30, 2013
  • $$ Just launched a graphical news sentiment tool for major companies--any thoughts? Please let us know :) http://bit.ly/ZlN89l
    Apr 23, 2013
  • $$ List of most bullish sectors and industries, based on aggregated tweets over last 24hours http://bit.ly/XIyyI0
    Apr 2, 2013
More »

Latest Comments


Instablogs are Seeking Alpha's free blogging platform customized for finance, with instant set up and exposure to millions of readers interested in the financial markets. Publish your own instablog in minutes.