Pre-Market Most Active for Aug 23, 2012 : HPQ, NOK, BAC, NVS, BIG, MKTAY, UN, AAPL, SIRI, ZNGA, FB, QQQ

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The NASDAQ 100 Pre-Market Indicator is down -4.94 to 2,778.48. The total Pre-Market volume is currently 8,449,782 shares traded.

The following are the most active stocks for the pre-market session :

Hewlett-Packard Company ( HPQ ) is -1.01 at $18.19, with 2,043,538 shares traded. HPQ's current last sale is 72.76% of the target price of $25.

Nokia Corporation ( NOK ) is +0.06 at $2.94, with 1,100,093 shares traded. NOK's current last sale is 140% of the target price of $2.1.

Bank of America Corporation ( BAC ) is +0.01 at $8.23, with 1,021,665 shares traded. BAC's current last sale is 91.44% of the target price of $9.

Novartis AG ( NVS ) is -0.1156 at $60.12, with 685,306 shares traded. As reported by Zacks, the current mean recommendation for NVS is in the "buy range".

Big Lots, Inc. ( BIG ) is -6.34 at $32.50, with 551,917 shares traded. RTT News Reports: Big Lots Q2 12 Earnings Conference Call At 8:00 AM ET

Makita Corp. ( MKTAY ) is +0.3217 at $37.69, with 368,000 shares traded.

Unilever NV ( UN ) is +0.03 at $34.45, with 250,800 shares traded. As reported by Zacks, the current mean recommendation for UN is in the "buy range".

Apple Inc. ( AAPL ) is -2.38 at $666.49, with 147,573 shares traded. Over the last four weeks they have had 8 up revisions for the earnings forecast, for the fiscal quarter ending Dec 2012. The consensus EPS forecast is $15.56. As reported by Zacks, the current mean recommendation for AAPL is in the "buy range".

Sirius XM Radio Inc. ( SIRI ) is -0.01 at $2.55, with 142,315 shares traded. Over the last four weeks they have had 3 up revisions for the earnings forecast, for the fiscal quarter ending Sep 2012. The consensus EPS forecast is $0.02. As reported in the last short interest update the days to cover for SIRI is 8.666547; this calculation is based on the average trading volume of the stock.

Zynga Inc. ( ZNGA ) is +0.03 at $3.29, with 141,724 shares traded. ZNGA's current last sale is 67.14% of the target price of $4.9.

Facebook, Inc. ( FB ) is +0.151 at $19.59, with 133,057 shares traded. Over the last four weeks they have had 9 up revisions for the earnings forecast, for the fiscal quarter ending Sep 2012. The consensus EPS forecast is $0.08. FB's current last sale is 52.95% of the target price of $37.

PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 ( QQQ ) is -0.23 at $68.20, with 105,524 shares traded. This represents a 36.14% increase from its 52 Week Low.



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