DAQQ New Energy Corp. (NYSE: DQ) shot 19.4 percent in price Thursday to $13.46. Volume was 1,361,295 shares, nearly triple normal volume. DQ a leading polysilicon manufacturer based in China that aims to become a vertically integrated photovoltaic product manufacturer.
Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) was a volume leader late Thursday, with 75,257,554 shares traded, just shy of its daily average of 82,335,800. Prices for the car maker’s stock gained 1.7 percent to $18.20, amid word F was closing in on Toyota’s number-one position in U.S. sales.
RPC Inc. (NYSE: RES) tottered 11.2 percent in Thursday trading to $16.35. Volume for the stock was 1,884,038 shares, besting its daily average by more than 50 percent. RPC provides a broad range of specialized oilfield services and equipment primarily to independent and major oilfield companies.