New York, New York - February 20th, 2013 - (www.investorideas.com newswire, ) Investorideas.com staff: Investorideas.com, an investor research portal specializing in sector research for independent investors reports on the top percentage gainers on the NASDAQ for February 20th, 2013.
Netspend Holdings Inc., (NASDAQ:NTSP) trading at $15.805 gained $3.52 or 28.60% on a volume of 21,418,700 shares, making it today's top percentage gainer on the NASDAQ.
Former United States Securities and Exchange Commission attorney Willie Briscoe and the securities litigation firm of Powers Taylor, LLP are investigating the sale of NetSpend Holdings, Inc. to TSYS. Under the terms of the proposed deal valued at approximately $1.4 billion, NetSpend shareholders will only receive $16.00 in cash for each share of common stock owned.
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc., (NASDAQ:MDRX) trading at $12.62 moved up $1.44 or 12.88% on a volume of 5,418,976 shares.
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, a leading player in the health care information technology market, reported fourth-quarter 2012 adjusted earnings per share of 8 cents, missing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 17 cents. For 2012, adjusted earnings per share of 49 cents missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 57 cents.
Reported net loss was $24.3 million in the fourth quarter compared with net income of $26 million in the prior-year quarter.
First Financial Holdings Inc., (NASDAQ:FFCH) trading at $18.31 rose by $1.81 or 10.97% on a volume of 630,538 shares.
B Communications Ltd., (NASDAQ:BCOM) trading at $5.4999 gained $0.53 or 10.57% on a volume of 4,266 shares.
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