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Penny Stock Spotlight: Bioflamex Corp. (BFLX)

Shares in Bioflamex Corp. (OTC: BFLX) soared past 249% gains on Tuesday, a day after the developer of “clean tech” and advanced high performance fire prevention and fighting products and systems announced that it has entered into the concluding stages of negotiations with a potential agent covering major Asian markets. The stock rallied to close at a new 52-week high - Continue Reading »

Small-Cap Stock on Watch: Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc. (ALSK)

Small-Cap Stock on Watch: Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc. (ALSK)

Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc. (NASDAQ: ALSK) shares opened higher Monday but later slumped down below last week’s close, losing 0.6% to close at $3.32. The stock saw volume of over 1.89 million shares, versus the 10-day average of 1.07 million. Over the last 52 weeks, the stock has ranged from a low of $2.58 to a high of $11.01.  - Continue Reading »

Small Cap Stock on Watch: James River Coal Reports Q4 and Full Year 2011 Results

Small Cap Stock on Watch: James River Coal Reports Q4 and Full Year 2011 Results

Shares of James River Coal Co. (NASDAQ: JRCC), a coal producer in Central Appalachia and the Illinois Basin, jumped 8.38% to close Thursday’s session at $6.21 after the company posted its latest financial results. The stock saw volume of over 9.83 million shares, versus the 10-day average of 2.53 million. Over the last 52 weeks, the stock has ranged from - Continue Reading »

Small-Cap Stock Spotlight: Zagg Rises on Strong Earnings Report

Small-Cap Stock Spotlight: Zagg Rises on Strong Earnings Report

Shares of Zagg Inc. (NASDAQ: ZAGG), maker of films, skins, audio and power solutions that protect, personalize and enhance mobile devices, traded as much 12% higher to $11.31 on Tuesday, extending gains for the third day in a row.  The stock saw trading volume hit over 5.22 million shares during the session, versus the 10-day average 1.22 million. ZAGG made - Continue Reading »

Pacific Ethanol Inc. (PEIX) Earnings Run Begins Again Amidst Soaring Crude Prices

Pacific Ethanol Inc. (PEIX) Earnings Run Begins Again Amidst Soaring Crude Prices

Shares of Pacific Ethanol Inc. (NASDAQ: PEIX) jumped as much 30% to reach an intraday high of $1.42 Friday, extending gains into a second day on above-average volume of about 28.22 million shares.  Pacific Ethanol, along with many alternative energy related stocks, saw an interesting spike last week as crude oil rallied to reach $108.50 a barrel. Shares in the - Continue Reading »

Renewable Energy Stock on Watch: FuelCell Energy Inc. (FCEL)

Renewable Energy Stock on Watch: FuelCell Energy Inc. (FCEL)

Shares in FuelCell Energy Inc. (NASDAQ: FCEL), maker of fuel cell power plants, soared as much as 22% in Wednesday trade as investors welcomed the news that the company will form a joint venture with Germany’s Fraunhofer IKTS to develop projects in Europe. FCEL shares have gained 32.6% in the last five days; 71.7% in the last month; and 0.6% - Continue Reading »

Threshold Pharmaceuticals (THLD) Surges on Positive Pancreatic Cancer Drug Study

Threshold Pharmaceuticals (THLD) Surges on Positive Pancreatic Cancer Drug Study

Shares in Threshold Pharmaceuticals (THLD) traded higher on Tuesday after the biotechnology company reported positive results from a study on its drug for advanced pancreatic cancer, TH-302. The stock set a new 52-week high of $6.65 before closing at $5.01, up 41.9% for the day.  Over 28 million shares traded hands during the session, topping the 10-day average of 2.23 - Continue Reading »

Penny Stock on Watch: North Springs Resources Corp. (NSRS)

Penny Stock on Watch: North Springs Resources Corp. (NSRS)

Shares in mineral resource company North Springs Resources Corp. (OTC: NSRS) have fallen as much as 55.7% in the last five days, pairing gains made earlier last week. Shares of the penny stock lost $0.16, or 27.2%, to close Wednesday’s trade at $0.43. Over 118 million shares traded hands during the session, against the 10-day average of 47.22 million. The - Continue Reading »

Shipping Stock on Watch: DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ: DRYS)

Shipping Stock on Watch: DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ: DRYS)

Shares of DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ: DRYS) jumped almost 12% to $3.74 Tuesday, extending gains into a second day.  Approximately 68.55 million shares have traded hands during the session, versus the 10-day average volume of 20.09 million. Over the past 52 weeks, the stock has ranged from a low of 1.75 to a high of $5.18. Shares in the Greek dry - Continue Reading »

Small-Cap Stock on Watch: Gevo Inc. (GEVO)

Small-Cap Stock on Watch: Gevo Inc. (GEVO)

Shares of Gevo Inc. (NASDAQ: GEVO) advanced nearly 19 % to close Monday’s trade at $10.11.  Over 362 K shares exchanged hands during the day, versus the 10-day average of 175 K. The stock has a 52-week range of $5.18 – $26.36. It is currently trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $7.28 and $8.32, respectively. Gevo, an - Continue Reading »