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Top Active Trader Alert Stocks (ACTI, AIB, CIEN, COCO, GERN, ININ, KG, MEDQ, SYNA, TQNT, TXIC)

Active traders and day traders have many stocks to choose from this morning.  We are tracking news and moves in shares of Some of the most active stocks or largest moves seen in shares of ActivIdentity Corporation (NASDAQ: ACTI), Allied Irish Banks plc (NYSE: AIB), CIENA Corporation (NASDAQ: CIEN), Corinthian Colleges, Inc. (NASDAQ: COCO), Geron Corporation (NASDAQ: GERN), Interactive Intelligence (NASDAQ: ININ), King Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NYSE: KG), MedQuist, Inc. (NASDAQ: MEDQ), Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ: SYNA), TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. (NASDAQ: TQNT), and Tongxin International Ltd. (NASDAQ: TXIC).

ActivIdentity Corporation (NASDAQ: ACTI) is soaring this morning after receiving a $162 million buyout offer from Assa Abloy.  Shares are up about 42.4% at $3.22 on more than 1 million shares.

Allied Irish Banks plc (NYSE: AIB) is becoming an all-too-regular character in this cast, but a movers report just about always has large moves each morning now… usually to the downside.  Shares are down 4.75% at $1.20 on over 20,000 shares.

CIENA Corporation (NASDAQ: CIEN) is trading lower after it reaffirmed guidance because it is offering $175 million in notes.  Shares are down almost 3% at $15.13 on more than 100,000 shares.

Corinthian Colleges, Inc. (NASDAQ: COCO) is lower after its President/COO resigned and no replacement was named.  Industry pressure got too much perhaps.  Shares are down 5% at $6.00 on more than 50,000 shares.

Geron Corporation (NASDAQ: GERN) is seeing continued interest after yesterday’s news of an enrollment in a stem cells study.  Shares are up 4.7% at $5.94 on almost 50,000 shares.

Interactive Intelligence (NASDAQ: ININ) was halted but the company changed its guidance:  expects to report revenues of $41 to $42 million and non-GAAP EPS of $0.35 to $0.39 and it expects 20% annual revenue growth.  Thomson Reuters has estimates of $0.23 EPS and $37.88 million.

King Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NYSE: KG) is soaring after Pfizer announced a $3.6 billion acquisition of the company for a price of $14.25 per share.  Shares are up 39% at $14.14 on more than 38 million shares.

MedQuist, Inc. (NASDAQ: MEDQ) is trading lower after a record date for its special dividend.  Shares are down 13% at $10.00 on low volume.

Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ: SYNA) is lower after its CEO left the company and on lower guidance.  Shares are trading lower by 6.5% at $24.14 on over 50,000 shares.

TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. (NASDAQ: TQNT) is trading up after offering guidance this morning, a day after a downgrade on valuation concerns.  Shares are trading up 3.4% at $9.40 on more than 200,000 shares.

Tongxin International Ltd. (NASDAQ: TXIC) is trading lower after NASDAQ rejected the company’s plan and its request for continued listing on the NASDAQ Stock Market.  Shares are down almost 15% at $3.15 on about 15,000 shares.

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JON C. OGG