Editor's Note: In this feature from Stockpickr, we highlight lists of stocks that have made new highs, lows or seen other unusual activity.
rocketed 51% Monday after announcing that it would collaborate with
on its RNAi technology. Roche will pay $331 million in upfront costs and equity investments and the deal could eventually be worth $1 billion, the companies said. RNAi technology is a method for turning off genes, therefore potentially preventing disease-causing proteins from being made. Alnylam shares climbed $7.92, reaching $23.12.
soared 23% to a 52-week high after the maker of solar modules entered into a five-year agreement worth nearly $1.3 billion that will produce 685 megawatts of solar power. The company also entered into long-term agreements with EDF Energies Nouvelles and Sechilienne-Sidec. The company closed up $23.05 at $119.34.
: First Solar was also experiencing a 360% increase in average trading volume.
plunged 12% after the company said Chairman, President and CEO Bill Berilgen has resigned. The oil and gas company closed Monday trading down $2.66 to $19.25.
dropped 6.4% to a 52-week low after warning that second- and third-quarter earnings would miss estimates. The company sees adjusted earnings of 62 cents to 67 cents a share during the second quarter on a revenue decline of about 2%. The printer maker tumbled $3.15 to $46.25.
was experiencing unusual options activity as the stock traded up $3.01, or 3.7%, to $84.05.
: Spencer Capital disclosed a 6.8% stake in
. William Ackman's Pershing Square Capital also owns an 11.7% stake in the bookseller. Pershing Square also holds a big stake in Borders' rival
Barnes and Noble
. There has been talk in the past he could push the two to merge. Borders closed up 3 cents at $19.31.
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