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 110,000 investors. Have a look, and then visit us on CAPS to dig in further on each of them.

 

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Sector Past 30 Days

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Dycom Industries, Inc.
Foolcaps
(NYSE:DY)

8.93%

Heavy Construction

(10.11%)

78 of 80

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Genentech, Inc.
Foolcaps
(NYSE:DNA)

5.76%

Biotechnology

1.00%

1729 of 1818

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Activision Blizzard, Inc.
Foolcaps
(NASDAQ:ATVID)

5.49%

Multimedia & Graphics Software

(11.91%)

2061 of 2125

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Other Five-Star Heavy Construction
Preformed Line Products Company (NASDAQ:PLPC) up 2.15%
Layne Christensen Company (NASDAQ:LAYN) down 0.61%
Other Five-Star Biotechnology
EXACT Sciences Corp (NASDAQ:EXAS) up 11.55%
Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) up 2.83%