Community Bankers Trust Corp. (AMEX: BTC) grew 36.1 percent in price Thursday to $1.47. Volume of 253,884 shares better than tripled its normal volume. Virginia-based BTC the holding company for Essex Bank.
Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) traded in 65,285,889 shares traded, surpassing its daily average of 56,645,700. Prices for the stock gained 2.5 percent to $28.96. Thursday, MSFT unveiled the next generation of the Microsoft Surface experience featuring PixelSense technology.
Phazar Corp. (Nasdaq: ANTP) fell 17 percent in Thursday trading to $4.48. Volume for the stock was 51,639 shares, short of its daily average of 63,499, after announcing it was dropping its True Mesh Network Radio program.