Cost Plus ( CPWM) is a specialty retailer of casual home furnishings and entertaining products in the U.S. This stock is trading up 15.9% at $18.60 in recent trading. Today's Volume: 1.7 million Average Volume: 269,098 Volume % Change: 892% From a technical perspective, CPWM is gapping up huge today on monster volume. The stock has also officially entered breakout territory since it has comfortably taken out some near-term overhead resistance at $15.82 with big volume. As long as CPWM can manage to close near its daily high of $18.98, then traders should continue to look for long biased trades in the near-term. To see more stocks rising on unusual volume, check out the Stocks Rising On Unusual Volume portfolio on Stockpickr. -- Written by Roberto Pedone in Winderemere, Fla.
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.