Wilmington Trust Corporation (NYSE: WL) is surging today on talk of it having discussions with banks in Canada. Shares were halted briefly on a spike higher, and after reopening the stock is up 13% at $9.15 on more than 4 million shares at 2:38 PM EST.
Average volume is 1.4 million shares and the 52-week trading range is $7.26 to $20.23. Yesterday’s close was at $8.07.
UPDATE 4:25 PM EST: Shares closed up 8.55% at $8.76 on more than 12 million shares.
JON C. OGG