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3 Tech Stocks Spiking on Big Volume

Stocks in this article: DIOD AMBA AZPN

Ambarella

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Ambarella ( AMBA) is a developer of semiconductor processing solutions for video that enable high-definition video capture, sharing and display. This stock is trading up 5.6% at $14.75 in recent trading

Today's Volume: 1.12 million
Average Volume: 383,224
Volume % Change: 317%

From a technical perspective, AMBA is ripping higher here right above its 50-day moving average of $13.11 with heavy upside volume. This move has started to push shares of AMBA into breakout territory, since the stock is flirting with some near-term overhead resistance levels at $14.50 to $15. This move is also quickly pushing shares of AMBA within range of triggering another major breakout trade. That trade will hit if AMBA manages to take out its all-time high of $16 with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in AMBA as long as it's trending above $14.50 or above today's low of $13.99, and then once it sustains a move or close above $16 with volume that hits near or above 383,224 shares. If that breakout triggers soon, then AMBA will set up to enter new all-time high territory above $16, which is bullish technical price action. Some possible upside targets off that move are $18 to $20.

To see more stocks rising on unusual volume, check out the Stocks Rising On Unusual Volume portfolio on Stockpickr.

-- Written by Roberto Pedone in Madison, Wis.

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At the time of publication, author had no positions in stocks mentioned.

Roberto Pedone, based out of Madison, Wis., is an independent trader who focuses on technical analysis for small- and large-cap stocks, options, futures, commodities and currencies. Roberto studied international business at the Milwaukee School of Engineering, and he spent a year overseas studying business in Lubeck, Germany. His work has appeared on financial outlets including CNBC.com and Forbes.com. You can follow Pedone on Twitter at www.twitter.com/zerosum24 or @zerosum24.

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