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Social Media Outlook for Thursday August 23 (LANC, NL, GES, BA)

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 23.

Most Bullish

Lancaster Colony (NASDAQ: LANC) traded up higher on Thursday after reporting earnings.

NL Industries (NYSE: NL)

Most Bearish

Guess (NYSE: GES) traded down sharply on Thursday, dropping oer 20%. The company reported earnings that came in below expectations.

Boeing (NYSE: BA) fell on Thursday after an $8.5 billion order was cancelled.

Most Discussed

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) is frequently discussed on social media, and recently became the most valuable company by market cap in history.

Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) continues to languish following the announcement that director Peter Thiel had sold over 20 million shares last week.

Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) traded down sharply on Thursday, after the company reported disappointing earnings Wednesday afternoon.

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) is a popular stock to discuss on social media. Shares traded near $676 on Thursday.

Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) followed HP in trading lower on Thursday. The companies operate in the same sector, so traders may have projected HP's troubles onto Dell.

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