I understand there's already a breakout thread. This thread will be for posting 2 of the strongest breakouts of the 2010's and some of the similarities they exhibited prior to the breakout. Here's one example: VRUS - Aug 2011 Some observations... *Price greater than 30 as of the breakout *consolidation from Nov 2010 to Mar 2011 *Market Cap under 10 Billion *High volatility *IPO'd 2007. *Making significantly higher all time highs. The high as of Aug 2011 is already a 200% increase from the all time high as of Dec 2010. VRUS after...- Dec 2011 *GILD announces acquisition of VRUS for 11 Billion or $135/share.