Posts Tagged ‘GEOI’

GEOI garners, MSFT mighty, ACXM misfires

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

GeoResources Inc. (Nasdaq: GEOI) shares gained 6.7% to $30.65. Volume was 539,190 shares, nosing out its daily average of 470,379, after Wells Fargo Securities initiated coverage of the exploration company with an outperform rating.

Microsoft Inc. (Nasdaq: MSFT) traded in 29.9 million shares, or about half of its daily average, sending its share prices to $25.60 or 0.4% higher than Tuesday’s close.

Acxiom Corp. (Nasdaq: ACXM) shares declined 22.7% to $13.49, on volume of 9.5 million shares, or 20 times its daily average, after the data-services provider said its CEO had resigned, effective two days ago, and that its CFO plans to step down.