Dex One Corporation (NYSE:DEXO) is up 25.95% in midday trading at $1.65. DEXO has traded 1.7 million shares so far today, nearly a million more than its daily average of 958 thousand shares. DEXO has been in a big uptrend the past five trading sessions moving from less than $0.80 to as high as $1.80. The company has a current market cap of 82.38 million.
Magma Design Automation Inc. (NASDAQ:LAVA) is up 24.74% at $7.14. LAVA has traded 39.3 million shares so far today, way above its daily average of 766 thousand shares. Synopsys (NASDAQ:SNPS) said it has agreed to buy Magma Design for $7.35 a share. The company has a current market cap of 488.73 million.
GMX Resources Inc. (NYSE:GMXR) is up 19.70% today at $1.58. GMXR has traded 1.5 million shares so far today and has already traded what it usually trades in a day. GMX Resources announced it will sell an overriding royalty interest in certain long-lived producing assets in Haynesville Bossier for $50 million. The company has a current market cap of 90.04 million.
Texas Industrials Inc. (NYSE:TXI) is up 17.45% at $29.75 in midday trading today. TXI has traded 3 million shares so far today, 10 times its daily average. TXI spiked right around the noon hour and jumped as high as $35.84. The company has a current market cap of 827.17 million.
Charming Shoppes Inc. (NASDAQ:CHRS) is up 13.14% today at $4.39. CHRS has traded 7.2 million shares so far today, more than 3 times its daily average. CHRS stock is up today after the company plans to sell Fashion Bug operations and conduct a strategic review. The company has a current market cap of 511.23 million.
Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSPT) is up 15.78% at $8.07 in midday trading today. TSPT has traded 2.2 million shares so far today, nearly 4 times its daily average.Transcept Pharmaceuticals announced today Purdue’s exercise of option to commercialize Intermezzo in the U.S. The company has a current market cap of 108.44 million.