Life Partners Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPHI) is down 20.41% in early trading at $5.07. LPHI is down on heavy volume after news the SEC is suing the company and alleges firm defrauded shareholders. LPHI has traded 993 thousand shares so far today, way above its daily average of 114 thousand shares. The company has a market cap of 93.98 million.
Acme Packet, Inc. (NASDAQ:APKT) is down 19.40% today at $25.64. APKT has traded 9.6 million shares so far today, three times its daily average volume. Acme Packet is down again today after the company lowered its 2011 outlook. The company has a market cap of 1.71 billion.
BioMimetic Therapeutcis Inc (NASDAQ:BMTI) is down 13.06% at $2.53 this morning. BMTI has traded 559 thousand shares so far today, 5 times its daily average. BMTI is down today after the FDA said its proposed bone-graft device augment would not be approved without more information from previous studies. The company has a market cap of 72.10 million.
Amarin Corporation plc (NASDAQ:AMRN) is down 8.65% today at $6.44. AMRN has traded 8 million shares so far today, four times its daily average. AMRN is down again today after announcing price of $150 million of exchangeable senior notes due 2032. The company has a market cap of 875.65 million.
Alcatel-Lucent, S.A. (NYSE:ALU) is down 6.76% in early trading at $1.5850. ALU has traded 6.3 million shares so far today and trades 22.5 million shares a day on average. ALU is dipping today after it gaped up yesterday to around $1.70. The company has a market cap of 3.60 million.
CPI Corp. (NYSE:CPY) is down 6.98% today at $1.60. CPY has traded 322 thousand shares so far today, nearly 100 thousand more than its daily average. CPY has dipped about $0.50 a share since last Friday. The company has a market cap of 11.40 million.