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Social Media Outlook for Thursday August 9 (EAT, NOV, NWSA, FSYS)

In recent years, traders and investors have increasingly turned to social media to discuss their investments. Now, interested parties can get a scientific look at what is being discussed on a weekly, monthly, and even hourly basis.

Provided by Social Market Analytics, here is the social media outlook for Thursday, August 9.

Most Bullish

Brinker International (NYSE: EAT) traded up over 7% on Thursday after the company reported earnings that exceeded expectations.

National Oilwell (NYSE: NOV) announced that it would be purchasing Robbins & Myers for $2.5 billion.

Most Bearish

News Corp (NASDAQ: NWSA) traded down slightly on Thursday. The company reported earnings Wednesday afternoon.

Fuel Systems (NASDAQ: FSYS) traded up over 3% on Thursday after reporting earnings that exceeded analyst expectations.

Most Discussed

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) is frequently discussed on social media. Shares of the tech giant traded near $620 on Thursday. Many anticipate that the company will unveil the next iteration of its popular iPhone next month.

priceline.com (NASDAQ: PCLN) traded relatively flat on Thursday. Shares traded sharply lower on Wednesday, following a disappointing earnings report.

Research in Motion (NASDAQ: RIMM) shares have seen strength in recent sessions after speculation circulated that the company could be acquired by Samsung.

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) traded near $643 on Thursday. The company will pay $22.5 million to settle charges with the FTC over its tracking cookies.

Exelixis (NASDAQ: EXEL) traded up slightly on Thursday after announcing that that it would have a PDUFA date November 29 for its Cabozantinib drug.

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