Intevac ( IVAC) provides process manufacturing equipment solutions to the hard disk drive industry and manufacturing equipment and inspection solutions to the photovoltaic industry. This stock is trading up 12.2% at $9.05 in recent trading. Today's Range: $8.66-$9.35 52-Week Range: $6.11-$12.03 Volume: 128,000 Three-Month Average Volume: 78,595 Shares of IVAC are skyrocketing today after Needham & Company reiterated its buy rating on the stock and its $10 price target. >>6 Tech Stocks That Rate Better Than Apple From a technical perspective, IVAC is gapping sharply higher here as the stock moves within range of triggering a major breakout trade. That trade will hit once IVAC can manage to sustain a high-volume move or close above some past overhead resistance at $9.25. At last check, IVAC has hit an intraday high of $9.36 on volume that's well above its average action. Traders should now look for long-biased trades if IVAC is trending above $9.25 with volume that's near or well above 78,595 shares. If we get that action soon, look for IVAC to tag its next significant overhead resistance levels at $10.30 to $11 in the near future.
Central European Distribution (Nasdaq:CEDC) hit a new 52-week low Thursday as it is currently trading at $2.73, below its previous 52-week low of $2.75 with 347,910 shares traded as of 11 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 915,600 shares over the past 30 days.