Stock Quotes in this Article: ARO, DSCI, VRNG

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Stocks that are making large moves like these are favorites among short-term traders because they can jump into these names and try to capture some of that massive volatility. Stocks that are making big-percentage moves either up or down are usually in play because their sector is becoming attractive or they have a major fundamental catalyst such as a recent earnings release. Sometimes stocks making big moves have been hit with an analyst upgrade or an analyst downgrade.

Regardless of the reason behind it, when a stock makes a large-percentage move, it is often just the start of a new major trend -- a trend that can lead to huge profits. If you time your trade correctly, combining technical indicators with fundamental trends, discipline and sound money management, you will be well on your way to investment success.

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With that in mind, let's take a closer look at a several stocks under $10 that are making large moves to the upside.

Aeropostale

Aeropostale (ARO), together with its subsidiaries, operates as a mall-based specialty retailer of casual apparel and accessories. This stock closed up 3.9% to $4.96 in Tuesday's trading session.

Tuesday's Range: $4.78-$5.03

52-Week Range: $4.30-$17.10

Tuesday's Volume: 2.58 million

Three-Month Average Volume: 4.15 million

From a technical perspective, ARO spiked sharply higher here and broke out above some near-term overhead resistance at $5 with lighter-than-average volume. Shares of ARO tagged an intraday high of $5.03, before the stock closed just below that level at $4.96. The near-term trend for ARO looks to be reversing into an uptrend from its more prolonged downtrend that the stock was stuck in over the last six months. Market players should now look for a continuation move to the upside in the short-term if ARO manages to take out Tuesday's high of $5.03 with strong volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in ARO as long as it's trending above some near-term support at $4.61 and then once it sustains a move or close above $5.03 with volume that hits near or above 4.15 million shares. If that move gets underway soon, then ARO will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at $5.43 to its 50-day moving average of $5.80. Any high-volume move above those levels will then give ARO a chance to tag $6.50.

Vringo

Vringo (VRNG), together with its subsidiaries, develops, acquires, licenses, protects and monetizes intellectual property worldwide. This stock closed up 4.1% to $4 in Tuesday's trading session.

Tuesday's Range: $3.82-$4.03

52-Week Range: $2.61-$5.45

Tuesday's Volume: 2.26 million

Three-Month Average Volume: 2.76 million

From a technical perspective, VRNG ripped higher here right off its 50-day moving average of $3.82 with decent upside volume. This move is quickly pushing shares of VRNG within range of triggering a near-term breakout trade. That trade will hit if VRNG manages to take out Tuesday's high of $4.03 to some more near-term overhead resistance at $4.10 with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in VRNG as long as it's trending above Tuesday's low of $3.82 or above more near-term support at $3.60 and then once it sustains a move or close above those breakout levels with volume that hits near or above 2.76 million shares. If that breakout materializes soon, then VRNG will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at $4.49 to $5, or even its 52-week high at $5.45.

Derma Sciences

Derma Sciences (DSCI) operates as a tissue regeneration company in the wound care market. This stock closed up 4.9% to $9.99 Tuesday's trading session.

Tuesday's Range: $9.50-$10.03

52-Week Range: $9.06-$15.51

Tuesday's Volume: 543,000

Three-Month Average Volume: 179,337

From a technical perspective, DSCI trended sharply higher here right off $9.50 with above-average volume. This stock has been downtrending badly for the last two months, with shares falling sharply from its high of $15.51 to its 52-week low of $9.06. During that downtrend, shares of DSCI have been making mostly lower highs and lower lows, which is bearish technical price action. That said, the short-term trend for DSCI looks ready to reverse to an uptrend and potentially trigger a breakout trade. That trade will hit if DSCI manages to take out Tuesday's high of $10.03 to some more near-term overhead resistance at $10.25 with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in DSCI as long as it's trending above $9.50 or above its 52-week low of $9.06 and then once it sustains a move or close above those breakout levels with volume that hits near or above 179,337 shares. If that breakout gets underway soon, then DSCI will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at $11 to $12, or even $13.

To see more stocks that are making notable moves higher, check out the Stocks Under $10 Moving Higher portfolio on Stockpickr.

-- Written by Roberto Pedone in Delafield, Wis.


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At the time of publication, author had no positions in stocks mentioned.

Roberto Pedone, based out of Delafield, Wis., is an independent trader who focuses on technical analysis for small- and large-cap stocks, options, futures, commodities and currencies. Roberto studied international business at the Milwaukee School of Engineering, and he spent a year overseas studying business in Lubeck, Germany. His work has appeared on financial outlets including

CNBC.com and Forbes.com.

You can follow Pedone on Twitter at www.twitter.com/zerosum24 or @zerosum24.