NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Several small-cap stocks were poised to move on above-average volume during Wednesday's session

Intertape Polymer ( ITP) jumped by 19 cents, or 9.1%, to $2.30 in the premarket session after the company reported third-quarter earnings of 3 cents a share, dropping from its year-ago profit of 7 cents a share. Meanwhile, revenue tumbled 19% to $163.7 million. The three-month average daily volume for Intertape is 68,000, according to Yahoo! Finance.

China Housing and Land ( CHLN) surged by $1.34, or 35.6%, to $5.10 in the premarket session after the company posted third-quarter earnings of 24 cents a share on revenue that jumped 217% to $23.8 million. The average of two analyst forecasts called for earnings of 8 cents a share on revenue of $20.4 million. The company also guided fourth-quarter revenue above consensus targets. The three-month average daily volume for China Housing and Land is 423,000, according to Yahoo! Finance.

Nucryst Pharmaceuticals ( NCST) climbed by 55 cents, or 55%, to $1.55 in the premarket session after the company said it will sell all of its assets, including all rights to its proprietary nanocrystalline silver technology, to Smith & Nephew ( SNN) for $21 million. The three-month average daily volume for Nucryst is 26,000, according to Yahoo! Finance.

Synergetics ( SURG) jumped by 37 cents, or 25%, to $1.85 in the premarket session after Stryker ( SYK) said it will acquire OtisMed as well as certain assets from both Synergetics and Japan's Mutoh used to produce the Sonopet Ultrasonic Aspirator control consoles and handpieces.. The three-month average daily volume for Synergetics is 43,000, according to Yahoo! Finance.

GT Solar International ( SOLR) rose by 19 cents, or 4%, to $4.95 in the premarket session after Kaufman Bros. said the firm's price target of $9 a share is "conservative." The research note comes a day after GT Solar reported fiscal second-quarter earnings, which fell short of the Thomson Reuters average estimate but was in-line with the company's preannouncement. The three-month average daily volume for GT Solar is 790,000, according to Yahoo! Finance.

-- Written by Robert Holmes in New York.

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