Monday, June 3, 2013

Best 5 & Worst 5 Small-Cap Stocks:

Krispy Kreme, OmniVision, Pinnacle, Infinera, 8×8, Inc., Mechel OAO, Astex, Gol Linhas Aereas, Yingli Green Energy, Canadian Solar

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts (NYSE:KKD) rose 21.46% to $17.32 on volume of 12.01M shares versus average-daily volume of 1.63M shares as has lifted its annual profit forecast amid higher same-store sales. After last close, its performance in 2013 stands at 84.65%.
OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OVTI) rose 19.24% to $18.47on volume of 11.52M shares versus average-daily volume of 1.09M shares as its 4Q results and guidance surpassed Wall Street expectations. After last close, its performance in 2013 stands at 31.81%.
Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc (NYSE:PNK) rose 6.21% to $19.68 on volume of 2.87M shares versus average-daily volume of 1.13M shares after it filed SEC Form 8-K on Friday. In other news, the company was said to be in talks with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to settle the agency’s complaint seeking to block its purchase of Ameristar Casinos Inc. (ASCA). After last close, its performance in 2013 stands at 24.32%.
Infinera Corp. (NASDAQ:INFN) rose 3.95% to $10.53 on volume of 5.46M shares versus average-daily volume of 2.46M shares, extending three-day rally after MKM Partners raised its price target on the stock from $10 to $12. After last close, its performance in 2013 stands at 81.24%.
8×8, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGHT) rose 4.16% to $8.27 on volume of 2.45M shares versus average-daily volume of 645,791.00 shares, seemingly after a member of The Motley Fool Blog Network said the stock is currently undervalued. After last close, its performance in 2013 stands at 12.06%.
Mechel OAO (ADR) (NYSE:MTL) fell -15.25% to $3.00 on volume of 13.93M shares versus average-daily volume of 2.75M shares as falling commodity prices hit mining stocks. After last close, its performance in 2013 stands at -56.71%.
Astex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTX) fell -10.19% to $4.85 on volume of 2.74M shares versus average-daily volume of 1.49M shares. The company is set to present at the Jefferies 2013 Global Healthcare Conference on Wednesday June 5th in New York City. After last close, its performance in 2013 stands at 66.67%.
Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SA (ADR) (NYSE:GOL) fell -9.53% to $4.46 on volume of 3.98M shares versus average-daily volume of 2.25M shares with the broad sell-off. After last close, its performance in 2013 stands at -32.01%.
Solar stocks ended Friday sharply lower after Bloomberg reported that Japan’s solar shipments increased at an astronomical rate during the past 12 months, as its government attempts to boost the use of clean energy. Yingli Green Energy Hold. Co. Ltd. (ADR) (NYSE:YGE) fell -8.95% to $2.85on volume of 4.37M shares versus average-daily volume of 5.81M shares. After last close, its performance in 2013 stands at 21.28%.
Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSIQ) fell -7.10% to $8.51 on volume of 2.54M shares. After last close, its performance in 2013 stands at 150.29%.