The following are some of the top stocks to watch for active trading today based on pre-market and after-hours volume activity. There are links through to more detailed coverage and volume analysis at VSInvestor.com:
Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: ARIA) shares are down this morning on cash crunch worries, following concerns raised by BioHealthInvestor.com earlier this week of just such a scenario.
Anadys Pharmaceuticals Inc (Nasdaq: ANDS) are up 50 percent in the premarket after getting a key FDA clearance.
Solar stocks are looking dimmer. First Solar Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) is down sharply on increased receivables, and negative conference call comments about pricing and debt financing. Evergreen Solar Inc. (Nasdaq: ESLR) shares are sinking on a wider loss, lower margins and similar pricing concerns
Synaptics Inc. (Nasdaq: SYNA) shares are getting hammered on concerns about PC revenue and a CEO transition.
Novatel Wireless Inc. (Nasdaq: NVTL) shares are surging on raised Q3 guidance.
Abaxis Inc. (Nasdaq: ABAX) shares are up strongly after earnings, and a strong diagnostic reagent disc sales increase.
AVI BioPharma Inc. (Nasdaq: AVII) shares are down 9 percent in early trade, after the company filed a shelf registration.
-The 24/7 Wall St. Team