As fundamentals-focused long-term investors, Fools never base an investment decision on the daily gyrations of the market. But the market's daily price movements can be useful when looking for new stock ideas for further research, or to keep tabs on watch-list stocks.

Below you'll find today's biggest movers among our five-star stocks -- the highest rating awarded by our CAPS community of more than 86,000 investors. Have a look, and then visit us on CAPS to dig in further on each of them.

 

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Peerless Manufacturing Co.
Foolcaps
(NASDAQ:PMFG)

8.64%

Diversified Machinery

-5.85%

125 of 127

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Rubicon Minerals Corp. (USA)
Foolcaps
(AMEX:RBY)

8.48%

Gold

-9.02%

306 of 310

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Rowan Companies, Inc.
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(NYSE:RDC)

8.10%

Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration

-4.14%

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Other Five-Star Diversified Machinery
The Gorman-Rupp Company (AMEX:GRC) up 1.64%
The Middleby Corp. (NASDAQ:MIDD) up 0.90%
Other Five-Star Gold
Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RTP) up 1.56%
Northgate Minerals Corp. (USA) (AMEX:NXG) up 0.32%
Other Five-Star Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration
Noble Corp. (NYSE:NE) up 4.58%
Hercules Offshore, Inc. (NASDAQ:HERO) up 3.85%