Tech Gainers: Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK), BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY)

The stock price of Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) went up more than 7% to $62.41 per share after its chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg dismissed speculations that she is planning to leave the company to run for a political office on Wednesday. The social network giant’s recent gain was the highest since January 30th. Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) stock performance was 7.25% in last session and finished the day at $62.41. Traded volume was 100.22million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 62.87million shares. Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) insider ownership is 0.50%.

Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s Greg Christie, who led the company’s “human interface” team that designs software for its products, is leaving the company, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing an internal email. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) rose 1.31 percent to $530.32 Wednesday on volume of 7.36million shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $522.02 to $530.49. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has a market capitalization of $473.28billion.

Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) has come up yet again with a budget device, which also happens to be the slimmest internet phone to date. Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) 225 is equipped with a 2.8-inch display, and comes preloaded with Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK)’s cloud-powered Xpress Browser, which helps to optimize website data and boost the performance even with slow internet speed. Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK)’s stock on Apr 09, 2014 reported a increase of 3.03% to the closing price of $7.81. Its fifty two weeks range is $3.02 -$8.20. The total market capitalization recorded $28.99billion. The overall volume in the last trading session was 32.78million shares. In its share capital, NOK has 3.87billion outstanding shares.

Struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) is a good long-term investment that is being unfairly punished by the stock market, the chief executive of the company’s top shareholder said on Wednesday. “We think over time BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY)is going to do well,” Prem Watsa, CEO of Canada’s Fairfax Financial Holdings , which holds about 10 percent of BlackBerry’s shares, said at Fairfax’s annual general meeting in Toronto. On Wednesday, shares of BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) close the day at $7.96. Company return on investment (ROI) is -8.45% and its monthly performance is recorded as -14.50%. BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) quarterly revenue growth is -6.79%.