Ticker: OVNT

Friday's close: $28.88

Week's change: +10%

Overnite's shares climbed last week as the company raised its earnings forecast for the second quarter of 2004. The Richmond trucking company said it would earn from 53 cents to 58 cents a share for the quarter, compared to an earlier estimate of 43 cents to 48 cents. Overnite plans to release second-quarter results on July 28.


Ticker: VCMP

Friday's close: $2.83

Week's change: +26%

VCampus's stock surged as the company inked a partnership with the Association for Financial Professionals to develop an online curriculum for people seeking to maintain their Certified Treasury Professional Or Certified Cash Manager credentials. The credentials are often required of job seekers in the financial industry. VCampus is to offer the courses for $75 to $125.

Hanger Orthopedic

Ticker: HGR

Friday's close: $11.81

Week's change: -25%

Shares of Hanger Orthopedic were battered on Wall Street as the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York and the Securities and Exchange Commission began investigating possible improprieties. Hanger had earlier said it was looking into allegations that one of the company's clinicians was signing doctors' signatures on prescription forms.

Sherwood Brands

Ticker: SHD

Friday's close: $3

Week's change: -24%

Sherwood Brands' stock slipped in a week when the company reported a $1.7 million loss for the third quarter (42 cents a share), although that loss was narrower than for the same period in 2003, when Sherwood lost $2.75 million (69 cents a share). The Rockville candy maker earned $9.34 million in revenue for the third quarter of 2004 compared to $9.48 million during that quarter in 2003.