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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Excel Maritime Carriers
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(NYSE:EXM)

9.72%

Shipping

-8.72%

1336 of 1388

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Brigham Exploration Company
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(NASDAQ:BEXP)

7.81%

Independent Oil & Gas

8.17%

717 of 748

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Comstock Resources
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(NYSE:CRK)

7.77%

Independent Oil & Gas

8.17%

196 of 202

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Other Five-Star Shipping
Diana Shipping (NYSE:DSX) up 5.24%
Euroseas (NASDAQ:ESEA) up 4.00%
Other Five-Star Independent Oil & Gas
Panhandle Oil and Gas (AMEX:PHX) up 4.74%
Ultra Petroleum (AMEX:UPL) up 4.51%