Archive for June 18th, 2008

After-Hours Surge: Evergreen Solar (ESLR)

Evergreen Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: ESLR) is seeing a huge surge after-hours on trading volume and in price.  The solar panel maker announced a huge contract after the close and shares at 6:25 PM EST have already seen some 653,877 shares trade hands since the 4:00 PM close.  Shares closed at $10.24 in regular trading and [...]

Stock/Option Volume Spike: Myriad Genetics (MYGN)

Myriad Genetics Inc. (NASDAQ: MYGN) is trading more actively than normal ahead of data on its Flurizan for Alzheimer’s Disease.  Shares are up 3.75% at $48.37 at 3:06 PM EST and we have seen 1,309,814 shares trade hands.  Some data has already been published last week in Nature. Forbes noted yesterday that it observed a [...]

Options & Stock Volume Alert: Sears Holdings (SHLD)

There has been unusual options trading in Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) today, and it is even more unusual now that this puts Sears Holdings at a new 52-Week low.  On first glance it appears like a straddle, but after looking closer it may just be a hedge for a short position on the stock.  [...]

Downward Volume Spike: Valmont Industries, Inc. (VMI, LNN)

Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE: VMI) is seeing a significant surge on downward volume this morning.  The stock is down $15.85, or 13.2%, at $103.60 today alone on more than double normal volume (over 800,000 shares) at 11:00 AM EST.  There has been no fresh news on the company itself, although the disastrous earnings reaction in [...]

Price/Volume Spike: A-Power Energy Generation Systems (APWR)

A-Power Energy Generation Systems, Ltd. (NASDAQ: APWR) is seeing a continued surge in both price and trading volume.  This stock is up 6% at $30.18 on right at 600,000 shares at 10:10 AM EST.  There is no fresh news, but this one has been on a tear as shares were at $23.00 just five days [...]

Pre-Market Volume Spike: Panera Bread (PNRA)

Panera Bread Company (NASDAQ: PNRA) is seeing an unusual surge in pre-market trading this morning.  The company issued mixed guidance, although as the news is good for the current quarter it is being scored as a win.  Shares closed at $45.46 yesterday and shares are up over 7.5% at $49.10 as of 8:51 AM EST.  [...]