These Stocks Are Displaying Major Volume Momentum Now

Wall St. Watchdog generated a stock screen for share momentum, which tests for stocks whose trading volume in the previous session exceeded 300% of their average volume.

Criteria for the screen are:

  • Exchange Country = “USA”
  • Exchange traded on != “Over the counter”
  • Volume 1-day change > 300%
  • Market capitalization > $500 million

Following is information on the companies that met all of these criteria:

  • Petrohawk Energy Corporation (NYSE:HK): This company operates in the Energy sector. The trading volume of the company’s stock for the last trading day was 5943.75% of its average daily volume. The stock most recently traded at $38.17 and the stock price has changed by 117.12% over the past 52 weeks. Its market capitalization is $11,595,550,000. About the company:  Petrohawk Energy Corporation is an oil and gas company. The Company participates in the exploration and production of natural gas and crude oil. Petrohawk’s operations are currently focused in proven oil and gas producing trends primarily in South Texas, Louisiana, and Central California.
  • The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX): This company operates in the Consumer/Non-Cyclical sector. The trading volume of the company’s stock for the last trading day was 860.41% of its average daily volume. The stock most recently traded at $74.55 and the stock price has changed by 14.31% over the past 52 weeks. Its market capitalization is $9,940,109,000. About the company:  The Clorox Company produces and markets non-durable consumer products sold primarily through grocery and other retail stores. The Company’s principal products include household cleaning and bleach products, charcoal, cat litter, automotive care products, dressings, and trash bags. Clorox markets its products in the United States and other countries around the world. Clorox Should Be Scared: Here’s Carl Icahn’s 7 Worst Investments>>
  • Range Resources Corp. (NYSE:RRC): This company operates in the Energy sector. The trading volume of the company’s stock for the last trading day was 335.14% of its average daily volume. The stock most recently traded at $61.78 and the stock price has changed by 47.41% over the past 52 weeks. Its market capitalization is $9,928,285,000. About the company:  Range Resources Corporation is an independent oil and gas company that explore, develops, and acquires oil and gas properties. The Company conducts operations primarily in the Southwestern, Appalachian and Gulf Coast regions of the United States.
  • Ralcorp Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:RAH): This company operates in the Consumer/Non-Cyclical sector. The trading volume of the company’s stock for the last trading day was 623.00% of its average daily volume. The stock most recently traded at $86.00 and the stock price has changed by 55.01% over the past 52 weeks. Its market capitalization is $4,733,817,000. About the company:  Ralcorp Holdings, Inc. produces a variety of store brand foods that are sold under the individual labels of various grocery, mass merchandise, and drug store retailers. The Company’s products include cereals, crackers and cookies, snack nuts, chocolate candy, salad dressings, mayonnaise, peanut butter, jams, syrups, and sauces. Ralcorp also holds a partial interest in Vail Resorts, Inc.
  • FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLIR): This company operates in the Capital Goods sector. The trading volume of the company’s stock for the last trading day was 656.67% of its average daily volume. The stock most recently traded at $28.92 and the stock price has changed by -5.52% over the past 52 weeks. Its market capitalization is $4,618,019,000. About the company:  FLIR Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets thermal imaging and broadcast camera systems for a variety of applications in the commercial and government markets. The Company makes products for condition monitoring, research and development, airborne observation and broadcast, search and rescue, and surveillance and reconnaissance. FLIR Systems, Inc. Second Quarter Earnings Sneak Peek>>
  • Bank of Ireland (ADR) (NYSE:IRE): This company operates in the Financial sector. The trading volume of the company’s stock for the last trading day was 630.69% of its average daily volume. The stock most recently traded at $1.24 and the stock price has changed by -67.20% over the past 52 weeks. Its market capitalization is $3,448,767,689. About the company:  The Governor and Company of the Bank of Ireland provides a range of banking, life insurance and other financial services to customers in Ireland and United Kingdom. Services include branch banking, personal and business loans, loan insurance, mortgages, foreign exchange, correspondent banking, credit cards and stockbroking.
  • James Hardie Industries SE (ADR) (NYSE:JHX): This company operates in the Capital Goods sector. The trading volume of the company’s stock for the last trading day was 394.64% of its average daily volume. The stock most recently traded at $29.81 and the stock price has changed by 8.01% over the past 52 weeks. Its market capitalization is $2,601,737,000. About the company:  James Hardie Industries SE manufactures building products, including fiber cement siding, backerboard, and pipe.
  • First Horizon National Corporation (NYSE:FHN): This company operates in the Financial sector. The trading volume of the company’s stock for the last trading day was 302.49% of its average daily volume. The stock most recently traded at $9.60 and the stock price has changed by -17.95% over the past 52 weeks. Its market capitalization is $2,528,016,000. About the company:  First Horizon National Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides a range of financial services. The Company offers a variety of commercial banking services and also conducts mortgage banking, capital markets, and transaction processing.
  • Qlik Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:QLIK): This company operates in the Technology sector. The trading volume of the company’s stock for the last trading day was 329.69% of its average daily volume. The stock most recently traded at $30.25 and the stock price has changed by n/a over the past 52 weeks. Its market capitalization is $2,438,962,000. About the company:  QLIK Technologies Inc. develops business intelligence solutions. The Company’s software platform combines enterprise-class analytics and search functionality into a single platform.
  • Allied Irish Banks, plc. (ADR) (NYSE:AIB): This company operates in the Financial sector. The trading volume of the company’s stock for the last trading day was 460.65% of its average daily volume. The stock most recently traded at $1.93 and the stock price has changed by -83.57% over the past 52 weeks. Its market capitalization is $1,911,275,926. About the company:  Allied Irish Banks plc (NYSE:AIB) attracts deposits and offers commercial banking services. The Bank offers mortgage, automobile, business, plant and equipment purchase, and lease financing loans, investment banking, securities brokerage, asset management and treasury services, and discounts invoices. AIB operates in Ireland, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Poland.
  • Bankrate Inc (NYSE:RATE): This company operates in the Financial sector. The trading volume of the company’s stock for the last trading day was 502.37% of its average daily volume. The stock most recently traded at $17.94 and the stock price has changed by n/a over the past 52 weeks. Its market capitalization is $1,794,000,000. About the company:  Bankrate, Inc. offers online financial data feed management service.  The company’s suite provides information on financial products, including mortgages, credit cards, new and used auto loans, money market accounts and CDs, checking and ATM fees, home equity loans, and online banking fees.
  • Sprott Physical Gold Trust (NYSE:PHYS): This company operates in the Basic Materials sector. The trading volume of the company’s stock for the last trading day was 476.08% of its average daily volume. The stock most recently traded at $13.90 and the stock price has changed by 20.24% over the past 52 weeks. Its market capitalization is $1,724,629,000. About the company:  Sprott Physical Gold Trust is a closed-end mutual fund trust. The Trust was created to invest and hold substantially all of its assets in physical gold bullion. Sprott intends to invest primarily in long-term holdings of unencumbered, fully allocated, physical gold bullion and does not does not anticipate making regular cash distributions to unitholders.
  • Genesis Energy, L.P. (NYSE:GEL): This company operates in the Energy sector. The trading volume of the company’s stock for the last trading day was 2660.17% of its average daily volume. The stock most recently traded at $26.05 and the stock price has changed by 26.70% over the past 52 weeks. Its market capitalization is $1,682,180,000. About the company:  Genesis Energy, L.P. owns and operates crude oil gathering, marketing, and pipeline operations. The Company purchases and aggregates crude oil at the wellhead and at pipeline and terminal facilities for resale to refineries and other customers. Genesis Energy operates principally in Texas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Florida, Mississippi, Kansas, and Oklahoma.
  • Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPB): This company operates in the Technology sector. The trading volume of the company’s stock for the last trading day was 1729.83% of its average daily volume. The stock most recently traded at $28.07 and the stock price has changed by 3.12% over the past 52 weeks. Its market capitalization is $1,429,765,000. About the company:  Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. manufactures batteries, pet food, and lawn care products. The Company produces alkaline, rechargeable and hearing-aid batteries; pet foods; plant food, insecticides and herbicides; power tools; cookware; small appliances; and electric razors.
  • Greenhill + Co., Inc. (NYSE:GHL): This company operates in the Financial sector. The trading volume of the company’s stock for the last trading day was 693.79% of its average daily volume. The stock most recently traded at $46.50 and the stock price has changed by -30.91% over the past 52 weeks. Its market capitalization is $1,379,730,000. About the company:  Greenhill & Co., Inc is an independent investment bank. The Company focuses on providing financial advice on mergers, acquisitions, restructurings, financings and capital raisings to corporations, partnerships, institutions and governments. Greenhill & Co. has offices throughout the world.
  • Two Harbors Investment Corp (NYSE:TWO): This company operates in the Services sector. The trading volume of the company’s stock for the last trading day was 1120.99% of its average daily volume. The stock most recently traded at $10.23 and the stock price has changed by 21.79% over the past 52 weeks. Its market capitalization is $913,304,700. About the company:  Two Harbors Investment Corporation is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company focuses on investing in, financing and managing residential mortgage-backed securities, or RMBS, and related investments.
  • Pioneer Drilling Company (AMEX:PDC): This company operates in the Energy sector. The trading volume of the company’s stock for the last trading day was 710.85% of its average daily volume. The stock most recently traded at $15.77 and the stock price has changed by 156.01% over the past 52 weeks. Its market capitalization is $857,215,300. About the company:  Pioneer Drilling Company provides contract land drilling services under the name Pioneer Drilling Co., Ltd. The Company serves independent and major oil and gas operators drilling wells in central, south, and east Texas.
  • OSI Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSIS): This company operates in the Technology sector. The trading volume of the company’s stock for the last trading day was 441.27% of its average daily volume. The stock most recently traded at $43.12 and the stock price has changed by 53.84% over the past 52 weeks. Its market capitalization is $821,514,400. About the company:  OSI Systems, Inc. produces medical monitoring and anesthesia systems; security and inspection systems; and lasers, optics, and optoelectronic components. The Company’s products include blood pressure monitors, anesthesia machines and hemoglobin saturation monitors; systems for inspecting baggage, people, and vehicles; and lasers, lenses, prisms, and microelectronic components.
  • Medidata Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDSO): This company operates in the Technology sector. The trading volume of the company’s stock for the last trading day was 305.38% of its average daily volume. The stock most recently traded at $22.63 and the stock price has changed by 43.32% over the past 52 weeks. Its market capitalization is $549,135,900. About the company:  Medidata Solutions, Inc. provides hosted clinical development solutions. The Company’s solutions include comprehensive platform that integrates electronic data capture, or EDC, with a clinical data management system, or CDMS, in a single solution that replaces traditional paper-based methods of capturing and managing clinical data.
  • NewStar Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:NEWS): This company operates in the Financial sector. The trading volume of the company’s stock for the last trading day was 304.13% of its average daily volume. The stock most recently traded at $10.60 and the stock price has changed by 54.74% over the past 52 weeks. Its market capitalization is $535,525,900. About the company:  NewStar Financial, Inc. is a specialized finance company. The Company offers flexible debt capital solutions to mid-sized corporations, real estate borrowers, securities issuers, and asset aggregators. NewStar helps finance acquisitions, consolidations, corporate growth, debtor-in-possession, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, and refinancings.

(Note: Selected data are sourced from screener.co.  All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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