Technology Sector Gainers: Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE:AMD), Smith Micro Software (NASDAQ:SMSI), Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW), Plug Power (NASDAQ:PLUG)

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (NYSE: AMD) had an unusual end-of-week gain. It was a move that would have been missed by many investors. Still, this all fits in with the ongoing theme of a turnaround. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) stock performance was 5.90% in last session and finished the day at $3.95. Traded volume was 55.47million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 22.55million shares. The beta of the stock remained 2.73. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) insider ownership is 0.50%.

Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMSI) Productivity and Graphics Group this week announced the availability of Anime Studio® Pro 10 and Anime Studio Debut® 10, an animation software aimed at allowing artists of all ages and skill levels to craft high-quality 2D animations for personal or professional expression. Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMSI) rose 38.29 percent to $2.42 Friday on volume of 8.69million shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $1.85 to $2.69. Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMSI) has a market capitalization of $89.62million.

Palo Alto Networks Inc® (NYSE: PANW), the leader in enterprise security, announced that today Honorable Judge Sue L. Robinson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware (the “Court”) declared a mistrial in a lawsuit brought by Juniper Networks against Palo Alto Networks due to the jury being unable to reach a verdict. Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW)’s stock on Mar 7, 2014 reported a increase of 11.04% to the closing price of $77.12. Its fifty two weeks range is $39.08-$79.99. The total market capitalization recorded $5.71billion. The overall volume in the last trading session was 7.57million shares. In its share capital, PANW has 72.85million outstanding shares.

FuelCell uses different technology from fellow fuel-cell specialist Plug Power Inc (NASDAQ:PLUG), which posted an even more impressive gain of 30% today. FuelCell’s emphasis on larger-scale projects could give it a competitive edge over Plug Power Inc (NASDAQ:PLUG) for some lucrative business opportunities, and excitement about the industry generally has raised investor awareness of all of the stocks in the space. On Friday, shares of Plug Power Inc (NASDAQ:PLUG) advanced 30.03% to close the day at $8.27. Company return on investment (ROI) is -180.80% and its monthly performance is recorded as 169.38%. Plug Power Inc (NASDAQ:PLUG) quarterly revenue growth is 551.18%.