Archive for February, 2011

Mother of all Volume Spikes for Molycorp (MCP)

Molycorp, Inc. (NYSE: MCP) is going to have the mother of all volume spikes this Friday.  The company has priced a $180 million offering of 5.50% mandatory convertible preferred stock being sold by the company AND it priced 13,500,000 shares of common stock at a price per share of $50.00 which are being sold by [...]

7 Unusual Stock & Option Volume Standouts on Friday (ANN, CIEN, CSTR, DLB, JDSU, LVS, NG)

Friday is always an interesting day when it comes to volume spikes.  Buyout rumors, contract award rumors, drug events, management changes and more all tend to get speculated on each Friday.  We are looking at some key equity volume spikes as well as the options volume spikes that stand out as unusual. AnnTaylor Stores Corp. [...]