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8 Stocks Spiking on Unusual Volume

Stocks in this article: ACHC RDWR AWAY ANSS FOSL VNET GOOG PETM

21Vianet Group

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21Vianet Group (VNET) is a carrier-neutral Internet data center services provider in the People's Republic of China. This stock is trading up 3.3% at $12.29 in recent trading.

Today's Volume: 319,000

Average Volume: 341,140

Volume % Change: 120%

Shares of VNET are trading higher today in front of the company's earnings report which is due out after the market close.

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From a technical perspective, VNET is ripping here back above its 50-day moving average of $11.86 with decent volume. This move is quickly pushing the stock within range of a major breakout trade. That trade will hit once VNET takes out some past overhead resistance at $13.63 to $13.75 with high-volume.

Traders should now consider long-biased trades after VENT reports its earnings if it can sustain a move or close above those levels with volume that's near or well above 341,140 shares. If we get that post-earnings action, then this stock will have a great chance of hitting $15 to $17 or much higher.

On the flipside, I would avoid VNET or look for short-biased traders if it takes out its 200-day moving average of $10.81 with volume post-earnings.

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