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 96,000 investors. Have a look, and then visit us on CAPS to dig in further on each of them.

 

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LeMaitre Vascular, Inc.
Foolcaps
(NASDAQ:LMAT)

15.44%

Medical Instruments & Supplies

4.06%

14 of 14

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Badger Meter, Inc.
Foolcaps
(AMEX:BMI)

14.28%

Scientific & Technical Instruments

3.76%

109 of 118

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Excel Maritime Carriers Ltd
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(NYSE:EXM)

13.76%

Shipping

7.25%

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Other Five-Star Medical Instruments & Supplies
China Medical Technologies (NASDAQ:CMED) up 5.30%
Merit Medical Systems (NASDAQ:MMSI) up 2.99%
Other Five-Star Scientific & Technical Instruments
Itron (NASDAQ:ITRI) up 5.38%
Hurco Companies (NASDAQ:HURC) up 4.80%
Other Five-Star Shipping
Diana Shipping (NYSE:DSX) up 5.00%
Genco Shipping & Trading (NYSE:GNK) up 4.59%