These are this morningâs top day trader and active trader alerts. We have added the price moves and color on each stock as of approximately 8:40 AM EST unless stated otherwise, as well as historical data for a comparison.
Delta Petroleum Corp. (NASDAQ: DPTR) shares are surging by 20% at $1.64 on over 1 million shares pre-market.Â The market cap as of yesterday was only $384 million, yet the company said it was going to sell part of the Piceance acreage for $400 million.
FedEx Corporation (NYSE: FDX) is lower despite having raised its guidance with earnings this morning after its profit more than doubled.Â The new range for 2010 earnings is $3.60 to $3.80 EPS versus a prior target of $3.45 to $3.75 EPS.Â The issue here is one of valuation as the stock was up about 150% from 2009 lows.Â Shares are down almost 3% at $87.30 on about 500,000 shares.
Nike Inc. (NYSE: NKE) is hitting new 52-week highs this morning after posting $1.01 EPS and $4.7 billion in revenue versus Thomson Reuters estimates of $0.89 EPS $4.6 billion in revenues.Â Volume is still rather thin but the stock is up 4% at $73.75.Â $71.33 is the old 52-week high.
Sandy Spring Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ: SASR) is one of the top drops today although this is thin volume usually.Â Shares are down 10% at $13.40 after it priced a public secondary offering of 6.5 million shares at $13.50 per shareÂ to raise approximately $87,750,000.00.Â The market cap here was only $245 million yesterday and shares were at $14.91 on Wednesdayâs close. The 52-week trading range was $8.19 to $17.92 and the stockâs average volume is only about 50,000 shares.
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NASDAQ: TEVA) closed yesterday at $59.94, but shares are up 4.15% at $62.43 on almost 1 million shares at 8:35 AM EST.Â Teva reached an agreement for about $5 billion deal to buy German generic drug maker Ratiopharm.Â Tevaâs market cap was $53 billion before the effects of this deal.Â The 52-week range is $42.77 to $62.17 and the average share volume is about 5.3 million shares.
Trina Solar Ltd. (NYSE: TSL) is down almost 4% at $22.19 after a close of $23.08 yesterday and versus a 52-week range of $3.73 to $31.18.Â After the close yesterday, Trina announced a follow-on public secondary offering of 7,900,000 ADRs via Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs and Barclays Capital.
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JON C. OGG