NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Velti (Nasdaq: VELT) have taken a tremendous swing upward. The stock is trading at $7.26 as of 12:41 p.m. ET, 22.8% above Thursday's closing price of $5.91. Volume is at 3.4 million, 2.9 times the daily average of 1.2 million. Velti has a market cap of $359.1 million and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 13.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Velti plc engages in the provision of mobile marketing and advertising technology and solutions for brands, advertising agencies, mobile operators, and media companies in Europe, the Americas, Asia, and Africa. TheStreet Ratings rates Velti as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has had a generally disappointing performance in the past year. You can view the full Velti Ratings Report. See our top % gaining stocks list for other stocks that are soaring today, or get investment ideas from our investment research center.