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Today's 5-Star Movers

By Motley Fool Staff - Updated Apr 5, 2017 at 7:51PM

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Maybe what glitters really is gold.

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.

 

Up Today

Sector

Sector Past 30 Days

Fools Saying Outperform

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AU Optronics Corp. (ADR)

(NYSE:AUO)

8.58%

Electronic Equipment, Instruments and Components

1.34%

518 of 536

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Rockwood Holdings, Inc.

(NYSE:ROC)

8.55%

Chemicals

(4.90%)

104 of 110

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Internet Initiative Japan, Inc. (ADR)

(NASDAQ:IIJI)

7.54%

Internet Software and Services

0.01%

199 of 204

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Other Five-Star Electronic Equipment, Instruments and Components
Rofin-Sinar Technologies (NASDAQ:RSTI) up 4.26%
Netlist, Inc. (NASDAQ:NLST) up 3.70%
Other Five-Star Chemicals
Airgas, Inc. (NYSE:ARG) up 4.09%
American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD) up 3.54%
Other Five-Star Internet Software and Services
LoopNet, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOOP) up 2.90%
Gmarket, Inc. (ADR) (NASDAQ:GMKT) up 1.59%

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Stocks Mentioned

AU Optronics Corp. Stock Quote
AU Optronics Corp.
AUO
$6.25 (-16.67%) $-1.25
Rofin-Sinar Technologies Inc. Stock Quote
Rofin-Sinar Technologies Inc.
RSTI
Rockwood Holdings, Inc. Stock Quote
Rockwood Holdings, Inc.
ROC.DL
LoopNet, Inc. Stock Quote
LoopNet, Inc.
LOOP.DL
American Vanguard Corporation Stock Quote
American Vanguard Corporation
AVD
$24.17 (3.96%) $0.92

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