Cimatron Limited (NasdaqCM: CIMT) stood out amid all the initial gloom on Wednesday, gaining 68.54 percent in price to $3.00 in the first trading hour. Volume broke away from its three-month daily restraints of 6,132 and crowded the half-million mark to begin the day. The Israeli-based provider of integrated CAD/CAM solutions for the toolmaking and manufacturing industries announced third-quarter revenues were up 26% from the same quarter last year.
Citigroup (NYSE: C) proved the volume leader early Wednesday, trading in 107,771,989 shares in the first hour. The banking group even managed to forge ahead in price by 0.47 percent to $4.32.
Bank of America Corporation (NYSE: BAC) traded in 48,192,182 shares in the first hour Wednesday, compared to a daily three-month average of 193,972,000. BAC shares inched up 0.16 percent to $12.29.
Smart Technologies Inc. (NasdaqGS: SMT) saw its price tumble 27.47 percent in Wednesday’s first hour to $9.48. Volume in SMT hit 6,537,933 shares in the opening hours, more than 10 times its three-month average. The slip comes after a downgrade by RBC Capital Markets to “sector perform” from “outperform”.