Pre-Market Most Active for Aug 28, 2013 : ALU, BAC, FB, ASTX, BBVA, MRK, BHP, NOK, QQQ, TSLA, DRYS, AVGO

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The NASDAQ 100 Pre-Market Indicator is up 1.88 to 3,061.46. The total Pre-Market volume is currently 2,212,960 shares traded.

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

Alcatel Lucent ( ALU ) is -0.05 at $2.52, with 1,388,723 shares traded. ALU's current last sale is 126% of the target price of $2.

Bank of America Corporation ( BAC ) is +0.01 at $14.12, with 685,184 shares traded. BAC's current last sale is 99.09% of the target price of $14.25.

Facebook, Inc. ( FB ) is +0.22 at $39.86, with 512,927 shares traded. As reported by Zacks, the current mean recommendation for FB is in the "buy range".

Astex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ( ASTX ) is +0.87 at $6.35, with 440,502 shares traded. As reported in the last short interest update the days to cover for ASTX is 7.082594; this calculation is based on the average trading volume of the stock.

Banco Bilbao Viscaya Argentaria S.A. ( BBVA ) is +0.0503 at $9.69, with 402,700 shares traded. BBVA's current last sale is 108.51% of the target price of $8.93.

Merck & Company, Inc. ( MRK ) is -0.095 at $47.02, with 391,984 shares traded. Over the last four weeks they have had 4 up revisions for the earnings forecast, for the fiscal quarter ending Dec 2013. The consensus EPS forecast is $0.92. MRK's current last sale is 92.19% of the target price of $51.

BHP Billiton Limited ( BHP ) is -0.19 at $62.63, with 307,462 shares traded. As reported by Zacks, the current mean recommendation for BHP is in the "buy range".

Nokia Corporation ( NOK ) is -0.09 at $3.90, with 292,186 shares traded. As reported in the last short interest update the days to cover for NOK is 14.375424; this calculation is based on the average trading volume of the stock.

PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 ( QQQ ) is +0.05 at $75.19, with 164,070 shares traded. This represents a 22.64% increase from its 52 Week Low.

Tesla Motors, Inc. ( TSLA ) is +2.09 at $169.10, with 112,197 shares traded. TSLA's current last sale is 116.62% of the target price of $145.

DryShips Inc. ( DRYS ) is +0.06 at $2.50, with 93,040 shares traded. DRYS's current last sale is 125% of the target price of $2.

Avago Technologies Limited ( AVGO ) is +2.735 at $39.29, with 67,172 shares traded. As reported by Zacks, the current mean recommendation for AVGO is in the "buy range".




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