Shares of Rocket Companies Inc. dropped 8.1% in premarket trading, to pull back after more than doubling over the past three sessions. The stock had soared a one-day record 71.2% on Tuesday on record volume of 376.6 million shares, and ran up 109.0% amid a three-day win streak, after the real estate services company reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter results and announced a special dividend of $1.11 a share. The company is presenting later Wednesday at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom Conference. S3 Partners said Tuesday that the stock’s recent rally and short-selling activity, in which short interest increased during the rally, was “reminiscent of another recent highflying ‘meme’ stock — GameStop Inc.” . Rocket’s stock has advanced 104.8% over the past three months through Tuesday, while the S&P 500 has gained 5.6%.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.
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