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Activist Hates Alcoa Deal

Editor's Note: In this feature from Stockpickr , we highlight lists of stocks that have made new highs, lows or seen other unusual activity.

Investor and activist hedge fund Jana Partners panned Alcoa's (AA - Get Report) $27 billion hostile takeover bid for Alcan (AL - Get Report), sending the aluminum giant atop Stockpickr's list of Latest Activist Situations . Jana said Alcoa's shareholders would be better served through a potential sale "to one or more buyers."

Florida East Coast Industries (FLA) soared atop the list of 52-Week Highs after the commercial real estate company agreed to be acquired by Fortress Investment Group for $3.5 billion. The commercial real estate company also led Stockpickr's Rising on Unusual Volume list.

ENGlobal (ENG - Get Report) led the Biggest % Gainers after the engineering company posted solid first-quarter earnings.

Shares of DJO (DJO) dropped 13% to a 52-Week Low after reporting poor earnings.

Finally, heavier-than-expected losses sank business service provider APAC Customer Services (APAC) to the bottom of the Biggest % Losers . Shares lost 29%.

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