Information Services Group Inc. (NasdaqGM: IIIIU) rocketed up 91.45 percent in Friday trading to close at $8.73. Volume was 65,393 shares, although the stock’s three-month daily average was not available at press time. The Stamford, Connecticut-based information-based services company has announced the release of third-quarter financial results, slated for after the close of trading Tuesday, November 9.
Carver Bancorp., Inc. (NasdaqGM: CARV) jumped 64.37 percent to close Friday’s trading at $3.27, on volume of 22,988 shares, towering over its three-month volume average of 1,429.Carver Bancorp, Inc. is the holding company for Carver Federal Savings Bank, a federally chartered stock savings bank, founded in 1948 to serve African-American communities. Friday, the Company reported a net loss of $23.4 million for the second quarter of fiscal 2011 compared to a net loss of $300,000 for the second quarter of fiscal 2010 and a loss of $2.5 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2011.
Bank of America Corporation (NYSE: BAC) was among the volume leaders Friday, selling in 404,415,995 shares, compared to its three-month average of 186,392,000 shares. BAC gained a respectable 1.9 percent on the day to close at $12.36. The share volume follows word that BAC and Citigroup Inc. are considering whether to let employees use the Apple Inc. phone as an alternative to Research In Motion Ltd.’s BlackBerry for corporate e-mail.
China Cord Blood Corporation (NYSE: CO) hurtled earthward 29.86 percent in price to close Friday at $3.97. Volume was 4,643,558 shares, around 100 times its normal daily volume average. The company, which operates a blood bank in China for umbilical cord blood, announced it was pricing a sale of 8.1 million shares at a steep discount.