Archive for September 1st, 2009

Mosaic Sees Unusual Options Trading (MOS)

Mosaic Co. (NYSE: MOS) is seeing some unusual trading today, particularly in its SEPT-2009 CALL OPTIONS.  At 11:06 AM EST we have shares of the common stock up over 3% at $49.90 on almost 3.8 million shares.  Average volume is 6.9 million shares and the 52-week trading range is $21.94 to $104.00.  The real action [...]

Fannie & Freddie, Selling Continues (FNM, FRE)

Fannie Mae (NYSE: FNM) and Freddie Mac (NYSE: FRE) are both playing giveback all over again on Tuesday with most other speculative financial stocks.  Yesterday’s research hinting that there is effectively no value remaining is a harsh reminder of how high run ups can go on no news and solely on the flight to junk [...]

Novavax Loves the Flu, 52-Week Highs (NVAX)

Novavax, Inc. (NASDAQ: NVAX) is soaring on positive flu data.  As of 8:34 AM EST we have seen almost 2 million shares trade hands versus average volume of 7 million shares.  The price is surging as well by 14% to $6.91.  Chalk this up as a 52-week high as the old high was $6.30 before [...]

AIG Sees a Downgrade (AIG)

American International Group, Inc. (NYSE: AIG) is getting hit again after a big drop on Monday.  At 8:26 AM EST we have seen over 500,000 shares trade hands and the drop is by 5% to $43.05.  Closing price yesterday was $45.33 and the average volume is $27 million shares.  After the close came word that [...]

SEQUENOM Plays Give-Back (SQNM)

SEQUENOM Inc. (NASDAQ: SQNM) is giving back much of yesterday’s gaisn in trading this morning since no news has hit the tape over its Down’s testing results as many were speulating over (or hoping for) on Monday.  In early trading at 8:21 AM EST SQNM is down 7% at $5.94 on about 340,000 shares.  Average [...]

China Medical Technologies Gets No Love (CMED)

China Medical Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: CMED) is getting a slap this this morning.  Revenues rose 29%, but the company posted a loss of about $400,000… on an adjusted basis, the earnings drop is only 7.7%… Sellers are clearly in charge.  At 8:16 AM EST we have seen about 32,000 shares trade hands and shares are [...]

Rambus Hit By A Bus (RMBS)

Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ: RMBS) is getting hit this morning by over 10%.  There was news of insiders selling stakes of stock and there were chats about a cash judgement going against the company, but there has actually been very little on the headline front.  This was last night’s big loser trading down almost 15% to [...]