Posts Tagged ‘VRGY’

RURL in a whirl, VRGY in crosshairs, FUQI in a funk

Monday, March 28th, 2011

Rural/Metro Corporation (NASDAQ: RURL) shares leaped 36.3% to $17.11. More than four million shares changed hands in the first hour, overwhelming a full-day average around 91,000, after it announced it has entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of the Company by the private equity firm Warburg Pincus in an all-cash transaction.

Verigy Ltd. (Nasdaq: VRGY) was among the volume leaders in the early going Monday, trading in 9.1 million shares, compared to a full-day average of 1.2 million. Share prices were up 0.4% to $14.23, amid stories Advantest was to buy Verigy for $1.1 billion.

Fuqi International Inc. (Nasdaq: FUQI) shares fell 5.7% to $3.17. Share volume topped 883,000, trumping its average of 568,635. The Chinese jewelry company again delayed the filing of its restated 2009 results, citing an internal investigation of cash transfers.

VRGY leaps, C busy, LTXC fades

Monday, December 6th, 2010

Verigy Ltd. (NasdaqGS: VRGY) improved 30.42 percent in Monday’s first hour to $11.92. Volume of 6,269,040 shares easily outdistanced its normal full-day average volume of 846,028. VRGY, which makes semiconductor test equipment, this morning said it received an unsolicited $12.15-a-share cash acquisition bid from Advantest

Citigroup (NYSE: C) assumed its place among the volume leaders early Monday morning, trading in 134,580,936 shares, its full-day average around 464,320,000. Share prices backtracked, however, 0.11 percent to $4.45.

LTXCredence Corp. (NasdaqGM: LTXC) gave back 16.8 percent in price Monday to $7.03, on volume of 1,523,632 shares, nearly doubling its full-day average in just the first hour. The global provider of ATE solutions weighed in this morning on the prospective Adventest-Verigy deal, believe that it, LTXCredence, would be a better fit for Verigy.

CDTI leaps, CSCO posts strong volume, VRGY bruised

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

Clean Diesel Technologies Inc. (NasdaqCM: CDTI) prospered 19.13 percent in price in early Thursday afternoon trade to $18.25  Volume of 286,570 shares trumped the stock’s three-month daily average of 48,333. The Ventura, Calif.-based CDTI is a cleantech emissions reduction company.

Cisco Systems Inc. (NasdaqGS: CSCO) was a volume leader early Thursday afternoon, with 55,840,000 shares changing hands, against its usual daily volume of 68,212,800 shares. CSCO shares nipped ahead 0.8 percent Thursday in price to $19.56.

Verigy Ltd. (NasdaqGS: VRGY) fell in price early Thursday by 6.17 percent to $8.36. Volume of 4,340,000 shares trampled over usual daily volume of 628,148 shares. It was announced Thursday that LTX-Credence Corporation was being investigated for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law in connection with their attempt to complete a sale of the Company to Verigy Ltd.