Endeavor International Corporation (NYSE: END) gained 4.4 percent in price in Thursday afternoon trade to close at $8.77 Volume of 102,795 shares was below its usual share volume of 564,506. The Houston-based oil and gas exploration and production company announced Wednesday a one-for-seven share consolidation.
Yahoo Corp. (NasdaqGS: YHOO) was among Thursday’s volume leaders, trading in 45,688,242 shares Thursday afternoon, nearly doubling its usual daily volume of 23,853,700 shares. Shares of the search engine company surge 5.2 percent to close at $16.99. Wednesday, Tippr, which operates Tippr.com, one of the largest group buying sites on the Internet, today announced a partnership with Yahoo!, Inc. to feature Tippr.com deals on Yahoo!’s new Local Offers program.
BankAtlantic Bancorp Inc. (NasdaqGM: BBXT) fell in price Thursday by 14.55 percent to $7.39. Volume of 24,799 shares was more than eight times the company’s usual daily volume.