Gulfport Energy ( GPOR) is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company with its principal producing properties located along the Louisiana Gulf Coast in the West Cote Blanche Bay and Hackberry fields, and in West Texas in the Permian Basin. This stock is trading up 2.6% at $31.11 in recent trading. Today's Volume: 659,000 Average Volume: 641,377 Volume % Change: 53% >>11 Oil and Gas Stocks That Define the "New Middle East" From a technical perspective, GPOR is bouncing off its 200-day moving average of $30.55 and right near some previous support at $30.13 today with decent volume. Traders should continue to look for long-biased trades in GPOR as long as the stock is trending above its 200-day with strong upside volume flows. If the stock continues that trend, then look for its next big breakout trade to hit once GPOR takes out its 50-day at $33.69 with high-volume. Look for volume on that move that's near or well above 641,377 shares.
Cost Plus (Nasdaq:CPWM) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $21.99, above its previous 52-week high of $21.97 with 584,014 shares traded as of 3:19 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 696,600 shares over the past 30 days.