OPXA pops, CSCO does business, MTG slumps

Posted on Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

Opexa Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: OPXA) saw its price pop 18.1 percent to $2.48 Wednesday afternoon. Volume of 1,738,310 shares overwhelmed a full-day volume average of 269,989. OPXA is preparing to start a Phase 3 clinical study of its Tovaxin drug candidate for multiple sclerosis

Cisco Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: CSCO) traded Wednesday in 33,840,714 shares, only about half its full-day average. Prices for CSCO fell 1.9 percent to $20.82. CSCO announced Wednesday it will bring its fancy videoconference systems for teaching to several universities in Colorado, giving students at some remote, rural schools access to more classes.

MGIC Investment Corporation (NYSE: MTG) listed lower by 18.8 percent Wednesday to $9.46. Volume was 16,430,897 shares, four times its normal daily volume, on word that higher claims paid out last year hurt the company’s bottom line.

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