Stock Quotes in this Article: ACPW, EDAP, EJ, PWER, REGI

WINDERMERE, Fla. (Stockpickr) -- At Stockpickr, we track daily portfolios of stocks that are the biggest percentage gainers and the biggest percentage losers.

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.

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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.

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

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E-House China

E-House China (EJ) is engaged in providing real estate agency and brokerage services in the primary and secondary markets and real estate consulting and information services in the People's Republic of China. This stock is trading up 7% to $4.47 in recent trading.

Today’s Range: $4.20-$4.47

52-Week Range: $2.95-$7.61

Volume: 229,000

Three-Month Average Volume: 233,411

From a technical perspective, EJ is bouncing higher here right above some near-term support at $4 with decent volume. This move is quickly pushing shares of EJ within range of triggering a near-term breakout trade. That trade will hit if EJ manages to clear some near-term overhead resistance levels at $4.48 to $4.60 and then once it takes out more overhead resistance at $4.81 with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in EJ as long as it’s trending above $4, and then once it sustains a move or close above those breakout levels with volume that hits near or above 233,411 shares. If that breakout triggers soon, then EJ will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at its 200-day of $5 or at $5.69.
Edap TMS
Edap TMS (EDAP) develops, produces and markets minimally invasive medical devices, mainly for urological diseases. Its activity is organized in two divisions: HIFU and UDS. This stock is trading up 11.6% to $2.34 in recent trading.

Today’s Range: $2.11-$2.40

52-Week Range: $1.43-$2.85

Volume: 566,000

Three-Month Average Volume: 63,000

From a technical perspective, EDAP is exploding higher here right off some near-term support at $2.10 with monster upside volume. This stock has been uptrending strongly for the last month, with shares soaring from a low of $1.43 to its recent high of $2.40. During that move, shares of EDAP have been consistently making higher lows and higher highs, which is bullish technical price action. That move has now pushed EDAP within range of triggering a major breakout trade. That trade will hit if EDAP manages to clear some key overhead resistance levels at $2.63 to $2.85 with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in EDAP as long as it’s trending above $2, and then once it sustains a move or close above those breakout levels with volume that hits near or above 63,000 shares. If that breakout triggers soon, then EDAP will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at $3.75 to $4.35.

Power-One

Power-One (PWER) is a designer and manufacturer of power conversion and power management products, mainly for the communications and server/storage infrastructure equipment, industrial applications, high-end consumer and renewable energy markets. This stock is trading up 3.2% to $4.53 in recent trading.

Today’s Range: $4.41-$4.66

52-Week Range: $3.51-$7.16

Volume: 1.69 million

Three-Month Average Volume: 1.77 million

From a technical perspective, PWER is bouncing higher here right above its 50-day moving average of $4.14 with decent volume. This stock has been uptrending for the last month and change, with shares moving higher from a low of $3.71 to its intraday high of $4.65. During that move, shares of PWER have been consistently making higher lows and higher highs, which is bullish technical price action. That move has now pushed PWER within range of triggering a near-term breakout trade, which will hit if PWER manages to clear its 200-day at $4.65 and if it takes out more overhead resistance at $4.96 with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in PWER as long as it’s trending above its 50-day at $4.14, and then once it sustains a move or close above those breakout levels with volume that hits near or above 1.77 million shares. If that breakout triggers soon, then PWER will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at $5.25 to $5.75.

Active Power

Active Power (ACPW) designs, manufactures and markets power solutions that provide business continuity and protect customers in the event of an electrical power disturbance. Its products deliver clean power, protecting customers from voltage fluctuations. This stock is trading up 1% to $3.45 in recent trading.

Today’s Range: $3.38-$3.92

52-Week Range: $0.58-$3.55

Volume: 51,000

Three-Month Average Volume: 218,038

From a technical perspective, ACPW is bouncing strongly here right off its 50-day moving average of $3.39 with light volume. This move is quickly pushing shares of ACPW within range of triggering a near-term breakout trade, which will hit if ACPW manages to take out its 200-day moving average of $3.91 and then more overhead resistance at $3.94 to $4.10 with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in ACPW as long as it’s trending above its 50-day at $3.39, and then once it sustains a move or close above those breakout levels with volume that hits near or above 218,038 shares. If that breakout triggers soon, then ACPW will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance level at $4.44 to $4.50. Any move above those levels will then put $4.70 to $4.84 into focus for shares of ACPW.

Renewable Energy Group
Renewable Energy Group (REGI) is the largest producer of biodiesel in the United States. It markets and distributes its biodiesel throughout the country to all segments of the petroleum-based distillate fuel supply chain. The stock is trading up 8.2% to $6.92 in recent trading.

Today’s Range: $6.52-$6.99

52-Week Range: $4.28-$10.65

Volume: 386,000

Three-Month Average Volume: 172,397

From a technical perspective, REGI is trending higher here back above its 200-day moving average at $6.80 with above-average volume. This stock recently bounced strongly right off its 50-day moving average and it’s now moving within range of triggering a major breakout trade. That trade will hit if REGI manages to clear some near-term overhead resistance at $7.50 with high volume.

Traders should now look for long-biased trades in REGI as long as it’s trending above $6.40, and then once it sustains a move or close above $7.50 with volume that hits near or above 172,397 shares. If REGI triggers that breakout soon, then this stock will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at $8 to $9. Any high-volume move above $9 could then send REGI towards $9.50 to $10 in the near future.

-- Written by Roberto Pedone in Winderemere, Fla.


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

Roberto Pedone, based out of Windermere, Fla., 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.