Staar Surgical ( STAA) designs, develops, manufactures and sells implantable lenses for the eye. STAAR makes lenses both for use in surgery that treats cataracts, and for use in corrective or refractive surgery. This stock is trading up 0.37% at $10.81 in recent trading after hitting a 52-week of $10.88 earlier in the day. Today's Range: $10.48-$10.88 52-week Range: $4.41-$10.88 Volume: 112,000 shares Three-Month Average Volume: 356,173 shares Staar Surgical has a market cap of $390.56 million and an enterprise value of $376.18 million. The stock trades at a trailing price-to-earnings of 983.64 and a forward price-to-earnings of 67.62. Its estimated growth rate for next year is pegged at 166.7%. From a technical standpoint, this stock recently triggered a breakout trade once it took out some near-term overhead resistance at $10.03 on monster volume. As long as this stock can remain above that key breakout level, then this stock should continue to trend much higher. The next significant overhead resistance levels to watch for a potential target if this breakout holds are $12 to $15. >>Stocks Rising on Unusual Volume
SonoSite (Nasdaq:SONO) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $53.74, above its previous 52-week high of $53.73 with 542,881 shares traded as of 1:25 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 214,800 shares over the past 30 days.
Shares of SonoSite (Nasdaq:SONO) were gapping up Thursday morning with an open price 26.8% higher than Wednesday's closing price. The stock closed at $42.24 yesterday and opened today's trading at $53.54.