Archive for December 2011

Penny-Cap Stock on Watch: Spectrum Acquisition Holdings Inc. (SPAH)

Penny-Cap Stock on Watch: Spectrum Acquisition Holdings Inc. (SPAH)

Spectrum Acquisition Holdings Inc. (SPAH) shares got an 84% boost Monday, extending Friday’s gains when the company announced it is developing “small footprint” technologies including a laser guidance system for diamond wire stone cutting apparatus and continuous refractory ore bio-processing apparatus for digesting metal ore with bacteria. Shares gained $0.31 to close the session at $0.68, with over 7.52 million - Continue Reading »

Small-Cap Stock Spotlight: Agria Gets a Lift on Strong Earnings

Small-Cap Stock Spotlight: Agria Gets a Lift on Strong Earnings

Shares of China-based agriculture company Agria Corp. (NYSE: GRO) spiked as much as 37% to $1.45 in Friday trade.  The stock saw trading volume hit 1.27 million shares during the session, versus the 10-day average 109.55 K. Shares closed the session at $1.35, above the 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $1.11 and $1.10, respectively.   GRO shares have gained - Continue Reading »

Stock Alert for ISTA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ISTA)

ISTA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ISTA), a pharmaceutical company, engages in the discovery, development, and marketing of remedies for diseases and conditions of the eye in the United States.  ISTA currently markets four products, including treatments for ocular inflammation and pain post-cataract surgery, glaucoma and ocular itching associated with allergic conjunctivitis. The Company’s development pipeline contains additional candidates in various stages of - Continue Reading »

Stock Alert for Gevo Inc. (GEVO)

Gevo Inc. (GEVO) engages in the conversion of existing ethanol plants into biorefineries to make renewable building block products for the chemical and fuel industries. The Company plans to convert renewable raw materials into isobutanol and renewable hydrocarbons that can be directly integrated on a “drop in” basis into existing chemical and fuel products to deliver environmental and economic benefits. - Continue Reading »

Small-Cap Stock on Watch: SuperMedia Inc. (SPMD)

Small-Cap Stock on Watch: SuperMedia Inc. (SPMD)

Shares of  Dallas, Texas-based advertising company SuperMedia Inc. (NASDAQ: SPMD) advanced 23% to close Thursday’s session at $3.10, with over 1.17 million shares traded.  SPMD is currently trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $2.13 and $2.62, respectively.  Market capitalization currently stands at 48.01 million and it has 15.49 million outstanding shares. SPMD recently announced a deal with - Continue Reading »

Stock Alert for eOn Communications Corp. (EONC)

eOn Communications Corp. (EONC) is a global provider of innovative communications solutions. Backed by over 30 years of telecommunications engineering expertise, the Company’s solutions enable its customers to easily leverage advanced technologies in order to communicate more effectively.  EONC’S offerings are built on reliable open architectures that enable easy adoption of technologies, such as Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and - Continue Reading »

TSON Shares Advance as Medicare Contractor Decides to Cover AxiaLIF Procedure

TSON Shares Advance as Medicare Contractor Decides to Cover AxiaLIF Procedure

Shares of medical device company TranS1 Inc. (TSON) were boosted on news that Medicare administrative contractor Palmetto GBA has removed its non-coverage policy for AxiaLIF effective January 1, 2012. Shares of TSON have gained 19.4% in the last five days; 24.5% in the last month; and 15.3% year-to-date. - Continue Reading »

Stock Alert for Alexza Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ALXA)

Alexza Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ALXA) is a pharmaceutical company focused on the research, development and commercialization of novel, proprietary products for the acute treatment of central nervous system conditions.  The Company’s technology, the Staccato system, vaporizes unformulated drug to form a condensation aerosol that, when inhaled, allows for rapid systemic drug delivery through deep lung inhalation.  The drug is quickly absorbed - Continue Reading »

Penny Stock Spotlight: Fuse Science Inc. (DROP)

Penny Stock Spotlight: Fuse Science Inc. (DROP)

Shares of Fuse Science Inc. (Pink: DROP) rose 23.3% to $0.98 Tuesday, extending gains for the seventh day in a row. Over 12.25 million shares traded hands during the session, above the one-month average of 1.74 million. DROP hit a 52-week high when it reached $1.25 in Tuesday’s trade. Fuse Science engages in the development of new, patent-pending technologies poised - Continue Reading »

Stock Alert for OXiGENE Inc. (OXGN)

OXiGENE Inc. (OXGN) is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics to treat cancer and eye diseases. The Company’s major focus is developing vascular disrupting agents that selectively disrupt abnormal blood vessels associated with solid tumor progression and visual impairment. OXGN is dedicated to leveraging its intellectual property and therapeutic development expertise to bring life-extending and life-enhancing medicines to patients.  - Continue Reading »