Tuesday, December 10, 2013

InvestorsGuru.com 22 Filtered Mid-Day Market Movers Recap

Market Pulse trends and observations last week show that out of our newly added 22 filtered movers, Healthcare was back on top with 8 stocks, followed by Industrials with 5 names, 4 Technology stocks, 2 each for Mining and Energy, with 1 Retail company. Some of these stocks may have already made their move, while others are still trending and remain on our daily Hot Sheet.

Here's our Dec. 2 - Dec. 6 breakdown:
- 8 Healthcare (Pharma/Thera/BioTech/Food: XOMA ABIO CNAT OCLS NNRX, Medical Devices/Equip./Systems: VSCI INFU ETRM)
- 5 Industrials/Transportation/Manufacturing (Energy Plants: AGX, Steel: MTL, Recycled Plastic: AXIH, Forestry: T.WEF, Alloys: V.IB)
- 4 Technology (Cloud/RFID: WYY BOSC, Fuel Cells: PLUG BLDP)
- 2 Mining (Gold/Ecuador: V.EGX, Cobalt/E. Asia: V.GCO)
- 2 Energy (O&G/Africa/Canada: EGY V.ALX)
- 1 Retail/Wholesale/Entertainment (Apparel: CBK)

Organizing stocks in this way is subjective as companies often qualify for more than one sector or sub-sector. Each name is grouped in the most apparent category, to help us and our members get a feel for the small-cap market's pulse of what's moving right now and on our radar going into a new week.

Mid-Day Market Movers focus on above average volume, price action, breakout chart trends and news - posted throughout the day live at the top of InvestorsGuru.com and on our Hot Sheet. Below recaps last week's movers, all prices when posted, week high price Wk-H:, with a brief company description and recent news headlines. Submit any ticker symbol to our Detailed Quote Portal (top-left of all pages) for quotes, java charts, research and news, or to comment/share.

(NYSE: AGX) Argan Inc. $18.00 $24.52 Wk-H: $25.19
- designs and builds energy plants (gas, alternative fuels and renewable wind power) through its Gemma Power Systems, Strong Q3 Earnings
(NYSE: MTL) Mechel OAO $3.17 $2.14 Wk-H: $2.22
- a leading Russian mining/metals co., Agreed Covenant Holidays With VTB Bank; Finalizes Negotiations $1B Synd. Loan Agr. With Intl. Lenders
(NYSE: CBK) Christopher & Banks Corp. $6.96 Wk-H: $7.35
- specialty women's apparel retailer, Results Ended Nov. 2: Same-store sales, Net Sales, Operating and Net Income higher on fewer stores
(NYSE: EGY) Vaalco Energy Inc. $6.59 Wk-H: $6.94
- focused on crude oil in Gabon, Angola and Equatorial Guinea in West Africa, Clearance To Proceed With Drilling Program Offshore Angola

(AMEX: WYY) WidePoint Corp. $0.76 $0.88 $0.95 $1.11 $1.22 Wk-H: $1.28
- secured, cloud-delivered, ent.-wide, info tech. mobility solutions, to Present at Conf. Dec 11; Global Master Services Agr. with Compass Grp.
(AMEX: INFU) InfuSystems Holdings Inc. $1.47 $2.07 Wk-H: $2.30
- a leading provider of infusion pumps and services for the U.S. healthcare industry, Nov 12 Reports Net Profit of $0.03/Share in Q3

(NASDAQ: PLUG) Plug Power Inc. $0.24 $0.44 $0.64 $1.11 Wk-H: $2.24
- a leader in clean and reliable energy solutions, Hosts Conference Call and Webcast to Present Business Updates
(NASDAQ: BLDP)(TSX: BLD) Ballard Power Systems Inc. $1.36 $1.83 $1.75 Wk-H: $2.03
- provides clean energy fuel cells, Signs MOU with Van Hool for Further Zero Emission Fuel Cell Bus Deployments; Q3 Sales +65%
(NASDAQ: BOSC) B.O.S. Better Online Solutions Ltd. $3.78 $7.54 Wk-H: $10.85
- Israeli provider of RFID and Supply Chain solutions to global enterprises, Q3 Net Profit of $219K and Non-GAAP Net Profit of $415K
(NASDAQ: XOMA) XOMA Corp. $4.07 $5.83 Wk-H: $6.28
- discovers and develops therapeutic antibodies, to Present at the Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conf.; Awarded Key Flexible Manufacturing Patent
(NASDAQ: ABIO) ARCA biopharma Inc. $2.91 $2.03 Wk-H: $2.15
- develops genetically-targeted therapies for cardio-vascular diseases, US FDA Accepts Gencaro IND Application to Treat Atrial Fibrillation
(NASDAQ: ETRM) EnteroMedics Inc. $1.36 $1.95 Wk-H: $2.24
- developer of medical devices using neuroblocking technology to treat obesity, metabolic diseases etc., 18 Month ReCharge Study Results
(NASDAQ: CNAT) Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc. $7.36 Wk-H: $8.20
- Receives U.S. Orphan Drug Designation for Emricasan for Treatment of Liver Transplant Recipients With Reestablished Fibrosis
(NASDAQ: OCLS) Oculus Innovative Sciences Inc. $5.79 Wk-H: $7.21
- makes prescription and non-prescription products in 27 countries, Receives FDA Clearance for Microcyn Scar Management HydroGel
(NASDAQ: VSCI) Vision-Sciences Inc. $1.29 Wk-H: $1.50
- a leading provider of unique flexible endoscopic products and its EndoSheath technology, Promotes Howard Zauberman to CEO/Pres./BOD

(OTCBB: NNRX) Nutranomics Inc. $1.21 Wk-H: $1.32
- R&D of nutritional food, Appoints MD & PhD Microbiologist Supply Chain Manager; Initial Purchase Order New Testosterone Booster Formula
(OTCBB: AXIH) AXION International Holdings Inc. $0.78 Wk-H: $0.86
- a leader in recycled plastic and composites, subsidiary awarded $42M multi-year contract with one of the largest US thermoplastics co.'s

TSX (quote T. and ticker symbol)
(TSX: WEF) Western Forest Products Inc. (3 posts since $0.38 4/21/10) $1.75 Wk-H: $1.77
- largest coastal B.C. woodland operator and lumber producer, Confirms Record Date on Q4 $0.02 Dividend; $27.6M Adj. EBITDA in Q3

TSX Venture (quote V. and ticker symbol)
(TSXV: EGX) Ecuador Gold and Copper Corp. $0.055 $0.085 $0.115 Wk-H: $0.14
- Condor Project & Santa Barbara Au-Cu porphyry, Files New 43-101 Technical Report, updates Indicated to ~6.4Moz + Inferred ~2.1Moz Gold
(TSXV: GCO) Global Cobalt Corp. $0.16 $0.23 Wk-H: $0.25
- focused on strategic metals in new mining region of Republic of Altai, Warrants Exercise; Shares for Debt; Deploys 3rd Drill Rig to Karakul
(TSXV: ALX) Alexander Energy Ltd. $0.55 Wk-H: $0.63
- Alberta based O&G exploration and development co., Recapitalization Financing and New Management Team
(TSXV: IB) IBC Advanced Alloys Corp. $0.155 Wk-H: $0.22
- makes rare metals (beryllium) based alloys, Working with Lockheed Martin to Qualify Beralcast Alloys for F-35 Lightning II Applications
Which Market Pulse sector trends do you expect to see this week?

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