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4 Stocks Rising on Unusual Volume

Carmike Cinemas

Carmike Cinemas (CKEC) is a motion picture exhibitor in the U.S. that owns and operates over 200 theaters with 2,277 screens located in 35 states. This stock is trading up 5.8% at $17.67 in recent trading.

Today's Volume: 396,000

Average Volume: 136,885

Volume % Change: 315%

From a technical perspective, CKEC is trending higher here right above its 50-day moving average of $16.06 with above-average volume. This move is quickly pushing shares of CKEC within range of triggering a near-term breakout trade. That trade will hit if CKEC manages to take out its 52-week high of $17.83 with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in CKEC as long as it's trending above its 50-day at $16.06 or today's low of $16.63, and then once it sustains a move or close above its 52-week high of $17.83 with high volume that hits near or above 136,885 shares. If that breakout triggers soon, then CKEC will set up to enter new 52-week-high territory, which is bullish technical price action. Some possible upside targets off that breakout are $20 to $23.

Global Partners LP

Global Partners LP (GLP) owns, controls or has access to refined petroleum products in the Northeast. It is also a wholesale distributor of gasoline, distillates and residual oil to wholesalers, retailers and commercial customers. This stock is trading up 3.3% to $37.23 in recent trading.

Today's Volume: 83,000

Average Volume: 69,672

Volume % Change: 101%

From a technical perspective, GLP is bouncing higher here right off some near-term support at $35.06 with above-average volume. This stock has been uptrending strong for the last three months, with shares soaring higher from its low of $21.80 to its recent high of $37.88. During that move, shares of GLP have been mostly making higher lows and higher highs, which is bullish technical price action. That move has now pushed shares of GLP within range of triggering a near-term breakout trade. That trade will hit if GLP manages to take out its 52-week high of $37.88 with high volume.

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