Green Mountain Coffee Roasters ( GMCR) is engaged in the specialty coffee and coffee maker businesses. This stock is trading up 7.8% at $30.02 in recent trading. Today's Volume: 10.1 million Average Volume: 6.6 million Volume % Change: 183% >>5 Stocks With Big Insider Buying From a technical perspective, GMCR is soaring higher here with above average volume. This move has now pushed GMCR into a previous gap down zone that started near $50 back in May. Traders should now look for GMCR to continue to fill some of that gap as long as this stock can continue to push above its gap down day high of $30.29 with strong volume. I would consider any upside volume day above $30.29 with volume that's close to or above 6.6 million shares as bullish. If GMCR can continue to push into that gap with volume, then this stock has a solid chance of re-testing or taking out its 200-day moving average of $39.32.
Shares of Homeowners Choice (Nasdaq:HCII) have taken a tremendous swing upward. The stock is trading at $13.50 as of 12:49 p.m. ET, 21.1% above Thursday's closing price of $11.15. Volume is at 106,349, 7.8 times the daily average of 13,700.