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 125,000 investors. Have a look, and then visit us on CAPS to dig in further on each of them.

 

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K-Tron International

(NASDAQ:KTII)

6.92%

Machinery

13.87%

392 of 405

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Precision Drilling Trust

(NYSE:PDS)

5.78%

Energy Equipment and Services

0.36%

1116 of 1145

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Inter Parfums

(NASDAQ:IPAR)

5.78%

Personal Products

9.73%

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Other Five-Star Machinery
Actuant (NYSE:ATU) up 3.65%
MFRI (NASDAQ:MFRI) up 2.98%
Other Five-Star Energy Equipment and Services
Unit Corp. (NYSE:UNT) up 2.34%
CGG Veritas (NYSE:CGV) up 1.89%
Other Five-Star Personal Products
L'Oreal up 1.33%
Schiff Nutrition International up 0.18%

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