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 120,000 investors. Have a look, and then visit us on CAPS to dig in further on each of them.

 

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Sector

Sector Past 30 Days

Fools Saying Outperform

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Liquidity Services, Inc.

(NASDAQ:LQDT)

16.85%

Internet Software and Services

(15.04%)

141 of 152

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MetroGAS S.A. (ADR)

(NYSE:MGS)

10.39%

Gas Utilities

(8.05%)

176 of 181

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Houston Wire & Cable Company

(NASDAQ:HWCC)

8.15%

Trading Companies and Distributors

(21.52%)

416 of 433

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Other Five-Star Internet Software and Services
CryptoLogic Limited (USA) (NASDAQ:CRYP) up 4.39%
PHOTOCHANNEL NETWORKS, Inc.(OTCBB: PNWIF) up 3.60%
Other Five-Star Gas Utilities
Star Gas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:SGU) up 1.53%
EnergySouth, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSI) no change
Other Five-Star Trading Companies and Distributors
Empire Resources, Inc. (AMEX:ERS) up 1.82%
Huttig Building Products, Inc. (NYSE:HBP) no change

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