WG wild and good, PFE popular, CPF reacts to proposed split

Posted on Monday, January 24th, 2011

Willbros Group Inc.(NYSE: WG) shares rose 15.2% to $11.47 Monday. Volume for the stock was 1.4 million, swallowing up a full-day average of 579,364, after Johnson Rice hiked its view of the oil-industry contractor to overweight from equal-weight.

Pfizer (Nasdaq: PFE) dealt in 36.8 million shares Monday, just shy of its full-day average of 45.4 million. Share prices were up 0.3 percent to $18.42, after Mylan Inc. said Monday it is now shipping a generic version of Pfizer Inc.’s heartburn drug Protonix.

Central Pacific Financial Corporation (NYSE: CPF) went south 10.6 percent to $1.61 Monday. Volume for the stock was 584,318 shares, doubling its daily average, after Friday letting out word of plans for a reverse stock split.

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