On Thursday documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission revealed that former RIM co-CEO Jim Balsillie sold his stake in the company. At the end of 2011, Balsillie had held 5.1% of RIM's shares, according to media reports.
Shares of the Canadian handset maker, which gained 7.72% during Thursday's session, rose 2.52% to $15.45 in pre-market trading on Friday. BlackBerry was also the most active pre-market Nasdaq stock on share volume of 361,168.
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