Archive for March, 2011

Volume Dark Horse: Astea (ATEA)

Astea International Inc. (Nasdaq: ATEA) may not exactly be a household name but the price surge and volume spike alone should have traders, speculators, and small-cap investors busy today and well into next week.  The company is a “provider of service lifecycle management and mobility solutions” and it is up big after earnings.  For its [...]

Websense Volume Spike Alert: M&A Rumor (WBSN)

Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN) just saw a major volume spike on WSJ reports that the company is now exploring a sale.  The online monitoring and security company saw shares pop on major volume. At 1:47 PM EST we have shares up 9.5% at $22.37 on more than 1.77 million shares versus an average daily volume [...]

Finisar Fallout Spreads Wide (FNSR, JDSU, OCLR, ALU, CIEN, HLIT, AFOP)

Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR) turned in a lackluster earnings report and lowered guidance well under plan after a weak China climate and other factors.  You already know the news because this about looking for primary and secondary fallout. JDS Uniphase Corporation (NASDAQ: JDSU) is now trading down over 11% at $22.55 on over 500,000 shares [...]

Sonus Ready for Major Volume Spike (SONS)

Sonus Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: SONS) rose handily last night and this morning we have shares higher with a pre-market volume spike.  The news was that the infrastructure equipment and software maker for wireline and wireless telephone service providers crushed earnings estimates.  Last night in teh after-hours session we saw shares up almost 30% at $3.92 [...]