Editor's Note: In this feature from Stockpickr , we highlight lists of stocks that have made new highs, lows or seen other unusual activity. Investor and activist hedge fund Jana Partners panned Alcoa's ( AA) $27 billion hostile takeover bid for Alcan ( AL), sending the aluminum giant atop Stockpickr's list of Latest Activist Situations . Jana said Alcoa's shareholders would be better served through a potential sale "to one or more buyers." Florida East Coast Industries ( FLA) soared atop the list of 52-Week Highs after the commercial real estate company agreed to be acquired by Fortress Investment Group for $3.5 billion. The commercial real estate company also led Stockpickr's Rising on Unusual Volume list. ENGlobal ( ENG) led the Biggest % Gainers after the engineering company posted solid first-quarter earnings. Shares of DJO ( DJO) dropped 13% to a 52-Week Low after reporting poor earnings. Finally, heavier-than-expected losses sank business service provider APAC Customer Services ( APAC) to the bottom of the Biggest % Losers . Shares lost 29%.
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