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, the oil and gas engineering and construction firm, was upgraded from neutral to buy late Thursday by analyst DA Davidson and was touted as a "Desired Dozen" by Jim Cramer on
"Mad Money," launching it atop Stockpickr's list of
Foster Wheeler's shares also were
Rising on Unusual Volume
, leaving the company second only to
China Petroleum & Chemical
(SNP - Get Report)
, the Chinese energy company, in that category.
(SIF - Get Report)
shares soared Friday, after swinging to a profit in the second quarter ended March 31. The stock ended the day at $17.70, earning it
Biggest % Gainer
, the commercial energy generator, reported a wider first-quarter loss Friday, making it the
Biggest % Loser
(FL - Get Report)
slashed first-quarter earnings guidance by two-thirds, sending shares down more than 7% to $21.63, a
Merger talk for metals companies like
(AL - Get Report)
Stocks with Unusual Option Activity
Finally, electronics wholesaler
Latest Activist Situations
list, after hedge fund Monarch Activist Partners on Friday disclosed a 6.1% stake in the company and said in a 13D filing it intended to push management to explore ways to enhance shareholder value.
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