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 100,000 investors. Have a look, and then visit us on CAPS to dig in further on each of them.

 

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LJ International, Inc.
Foolcaps
(NASDAQ:JADE)

22.65%

Recreational Goods, Other

-1.76%

242 of 248

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Preformed Line Products Company
Foolcaps
(NASDAQ:PLPC)

14.28%

Heavy Construction

8.02%

184 of 186

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EnCana Corp (USA)
Foolcaps
(NYSE:ECA)

8.04%

Independent Oil & Gas

12.36%

581 of 599

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Other Five-Star Heavy Construction
Matrix Service Company (NASDAQ:MTRX) up 3.39%
Dycom Industries (NYSE:DY) up 2.28%
Other Five-Star Independent Oil & Gas
GEORESOURCES (NASDAQ:GEOI) up 5.78%
Abraxas Petroleum (AMEX:ABP) up 2.45%