Magnetek Inc. (NYSE: MAG) shot ahead 13.7 percent in price Wednesday to $1.58. Volume of 381,794 shares proved more than five times its all-day average. The company is a leading provider of digital power and motion control systems.
Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) traded in 80,027,294 shares, to within spitting distance of its daily average. Prices for the stock gained 3 percent to $17.90. The car maker yesterday reported 2010 sales figures of 1.935 million units, up 19 percent from 2009.
WSI Industries Inc. (Nasdaq: WSCI) dropped 22.1 percent Wednesday to $5.10, on volume of 49,764 shares, eclipsing its full-day average of 30,152. Wednesday, the Company reported quarterly sales of $5,528,000, a 29.9% increase versus the prior year amount of $4,254,000. Net income was $69,000 versus $163,000 in the prior year first quarter.