Flash storage stocks post big gains ahead of Nimble's earnings

|About: Nimble Storage, Inc. (NMBL)|By:, SA News Editor

Nimble Storage (NMBL +6.9%), Fusion-io (FIO +6%), and Violin Memory (VMEM +6.6%) are all rallying strongly ahead of Nimble's first earnings report as a public company (due after the close).

Fusion-io had 15% of its float shorted as of Feb. 14. Violin, which sold 18M shares in a September IPO, had a 4.2M-share short interest as of Feb. 14.

Going into its report, Nimble is up 157% from a December IPO price of $21.