Posts Tagged ‘ACXM’

ACXM pops, ORCL over its average, MTOR moves down

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Acxiom Corp. (Nasdaq: ACXM) shares rose 6.8% to $14.42. Volume was 3.5 million shares, or six times its daily average, after BMO Capital Markets Ltd. upgraded the computer-services company from market perform to outperform.

Oracle Corporation (Nasdaq: ORCL) did 28.2 million shares worth of business Thursday, just besting its daily share average of just below 26 million. ORCL prices moved up 1.4% to $33.52.

Meritor Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) shares fell 15.1% to $17.00, on volume of 11.3 million shares, compared to a daily average of 2.3 million, after the auto-parts supplier lowered its second-quarter earnings forecast. The former ArvinMeritor also said it would close its European trailer axle business.

GEOI garners, MSFT mighty, ACXM misfires

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

GeoResources Inc. (Nasdaq: GEOI) shares gained 6.7% to $30.65. Volume was 539,190 shares, nosing out its daily average of 470,379, after Wells Fargo Securities initiated coverage of the exploration company with an outperform rating.

Microsoft Inc. (Nasdaq: MSFT) traded in 29.9 million shares, or about half of its daily average, sending its share prices to $25.60 or 0.4% higher than Tuesday’s close.

Acxiom Corp. (Nasdaq: ACXM) shares declined 22.7% to $13.49, on volume of 9.5 million shares, or 20 times its daily average, after the data-services provider said its CEO had resigned, effective two days ago, and that its CFO plans to step down.