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Social Media Outlook for Thursday August 16 (TGT, PAG, SPLS, DE)

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 Wednesday, August 15.

Most Bullish

PetSmart (NASDAQ: PETM) rallied over 4% on Thursday after the company reported earnings.

Oasis Petroleum (NYSE: OAS) opened higher on Thursday, but later corrected back after being rated Outperform at Imperial Capital.

Most Bearish

Sears Holdings (NYSE: SHLD) rallied 6% early on Thursday after reporting earnings in the pre-market.

Idenix Pharma (NASDAQ: IDIX) dropped nearly 30% after reporting that its IDX184 has been put on partial clinical hold by the FDA.

Most Discussed

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) is frequently discussed on social media. The tech giant is expected to unveil the iPhone 5 in the coming weeks.

Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) rallied strongly on Thursday after the company reported earnings on Wednesday and raised its dividend.

Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) traded to new lows on Thursday as its lockup expired.

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) traded near $670 on Thursday, up just slightly on the session. The company is a favorite topic on social media.

Walmart (NYSE: WMT) reported earnings on Thursday, and traded down after missing revenue. The company cited the strength of the U.S. dollar for its revenue miss.

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