Six Stocks on the Move With Unusual Volume, Twitter Chart Included

Professional investors running mutual funds and hedge funds don't just look at a company's fundamentals, they also track unusual volume. Often when heavy volume hits a stock, it precedes a notable increase in volatility.

Unusual volume can signal large fund activity, such as insider or "superinvestors" buying or selling. These types of investors like to get in well before a bigger trend, so it's always prudent to scan the market for unusual volume activity across all sectors.

With that in mind, let's take a look at several stocks that are experiencing unusual volume activity.

Meanwhile, over on Real Money, Cramer says alternatives to stocks -- things like bonds, gold and real estate -- seem very expensive compared to owning stocks. Get his insights with a free trial subscription to Real Money.


  • Monday's Volume: 47.38 million
  • Three-Month Average Volume: 19.31 million
  • Volume % Change: 163%

From a technical perspective, Twitter (TWTR) ripped higher here and closed back above its 200-day moving average of $17.53 with strong volume. Market players should now look for a continuation move to the upside in the short term, if it manages to clear some key resistance levels.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in Twitter as long as it's trending above Monday's intraday low of $16.97 and then once it manages to clear Monday's intraday high of $17.65 with volume that hits near or above 19.31 million shares. If that move gets started soon, then this stock will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next key resistance levels at $18.77 to $20 a share.

If you liked this article you might like

7 Essential Rules for Investing in Tech Stocks

Ryanair Customers Take Their Complaints to Social Media

Puerto Rico Is Completely Without Power Because of Hurricane Maria

Comcast Dodges Big Social, Moves Watchable In-House

Twitter Appoints Former Google CFO to Board of Directors