Session Recap: Viewing Unusual Volume for These Stocks: SMTC Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTX) and Tremor Video, Inc. (NYSE:TRMR)

SMTC Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTX) shares are seeing unusual volume mid-trading session today.  While the stock price moved along with the volume change, shares are touching $1.18.  The day’s total volume of 57290 this morning is in contrast from the three-month daily average of 25.98K.  When we divide the current volume by the three-month average volume, we get a relative volume of 2.59.

Why is this important?

Trading volume is a hugely important consideration for any investor.  By watching how many shares are trading hands and looking for any changes in that activity, trading opportunities can be spotted along with a deeper understanding of the reliability of other indicators on the stock. 

Looking Back

SMTC Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTX)‘s market cap, the total dollar value of all of their outstanding shares, is 20.19m.  Including today’s unusual volume, SMTC Corporation‘s stock is performing at -20.92% on the year.  For the week, the stock is performing -6.20%.  Over the past month the firm’s stock is -4.72%, -1.63% for the last quarter, -10.37% for the past six-months and -23.90% for the last year.

Current levels places SMTC Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTX)’s stock about -15.71% from the 50-day high and 5.36% away from the 50-day low.  

Investors are on alert as Tremor Video, Inc. (NYSE:TRMR)’s stock is experiencing unusual volume during today’s trading.  While the stock price moved along with the volume change, shares are touching $2.31.  The day’s total volume of 271084 this morning is in contrast from the three-month daily average of 78.06K. 

Looking Back

Tremor Video, Inc. (NYSE:TRMR)‘s market cap, the total dollar value of all of their outstanding shares, is 111.30m.  Including today’s unusual volume, Tremor Video, Inc.‘s stock is performing at -10.44% on the year.  For the week, the stock is performing 2.76%.  Over the past month the firm’s stock is -5.91%, -5.91% for the last quarter, -7.47% for the past six-months and 17.99% for the last year.

Current levels places Tremor Video, Inc. (NYSE:TRMR)’s stock about -9.77% from the 50-day high and 14.93% away from the 50-day low.  

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