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8 Stocks Ripping Higher on Unusual Volume

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NetApp (NTAP)

This company is a provider of storage and data management solutions. This stock is trading up 7.9% at $37.42 in recent trading.

Today's Volume: 15,100,000

Average Volume: 6,982,510

Volume % Change: 156%

From a technical standpoint, NTAP is gapping up big today with monster volume back above its 50-day moving average of $36.92. If NTAP can manage to close above $36.92 then traders should look for a breakout trade to trigger once the stock takes out some near-term overhead resistance at $37.44. At last check, NTAP briefly traded above $37.44 today and the volume is off the charts strong at over 15.1 million shares traded. Market player should now watch for a sustained high-volume move and close over $36.92 to $37.44 to trigger a run back towards $38.97, or potentially much higher in the near future. The huge upside volume today would indicate to me that a big spike higher is coming soon for this stock.

To see more stocks rising on unusual volume like AMC Networks (AMCX - Get Report), Zhongpin (HOGS) and Cree (CREE - Get Report), check out the Stocks Rising On Unusual Volume portfolio on Stockpickr.

-- Written by Roberto Pedone in Winderemere, Fla.


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At the time of publication, author had no positions in stocks mentioned.
Roberto Pedone, based out of Windermere, Fla., is an independent trader who focuses on stocks, options, futures, commodities and currencies. He is also an outside contributor to and maintains the website, which he sold to Blue Wave Advisors in 2008. Roberto studied International Business at The Milwaukee School of Engineering, and he spent a year overseas studying business in Lubeck, Germany.
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