FriendFinder Networks Inc (FFN)., an Internet and technology company, provides services in the social networking and Web-based video sharing markets. FriendFinder Networks saw its stock price shoot up 48.70% in Tursday regular trading with a volume of 5.37 million shares versus the average daily volume of 510,562 shares. FriendFinder stock price maintained the strong upward momentum to soar 16.96% in the after-hours trading, leading today’s top stock gainers. Over the past 52 weeks, FFN stock traded as high as 6.44% and now is 63.5% off the ceiling.
Carver Bancorp, Inc.(CARV), a holding company for Carver Federal Savings Bank, engages in providing a range of consumer and commercial banking services for consumers, businesses, and governmental and quasi-governmental agencies in New York. CARV stock jumped 33.18%, or $1.27, to $3.82 at the openning of the market kept the gain till the closing bell of the market with a tiny volume of 172 shares. Over the past 52 weeks, CARV stock traded between $1.10 to $18.30. Given the stock price advance today, CARV is marked as the No.2 top stock gainer.
Media General, Inc.(MEG), a provider of proprietary local news and information over various media platforms primarily in small- and mid-size communities in the southeastern United States. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK/A) (A) announced today to pay $142 million for 63 of Media General Inc.’s newspapers including the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Promoted by thisv news, Media General stock price rallied 55.7% at the openning and in the following session traded betwen an intraday range of $4.07-$4.97. As of the closing bell of the market, MEG stock finally settled at $4.18 with an increase of 33.12% and a volume of 1,852,440 shares. Over the past 52 weeks, Media General traded its shares between $1.14 and $6.84, and the current stock price is 39% off the highest level.
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