Tag Archives: SD

Mid-Day Market Update: Crude Oil Up Over 1%; SandRidge Energy Shares Spike Higher

Midway through trading Friday, the Dow traded up 0.20 percent to 23,572.59 while the NASDAQ climbed 0.20 percent to 6,881.10. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.20 percent to 2,602.30.

Leading and Lagging Sectors

On Friday, the non-cyclical consumer goods & services sector proved to be a source of strength for the market.

In trading on Friday, cyclical consumer goods & services shares fell 0.01 percent. Meanwhile, top losers in the sector included Griffin Industrial Realty Inc (NASDAQ: GRIF), down 5 percent, and Movado Group, Inc (NYSE: MOV) down 5 percent.

 

Equities Trading UP

Marathon Patent Group Inc (NASDAQ: MARA) shares shot up 100 percent to $4.37 after jumping 54.23 percent on Wednesday.

Shares of SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE: SD) got a boost, shooting up 7 percent to $18.75 following a report from Dow Jones that Carl Icahn purchased a 13-percent stake in the company. Icahn reportedly opposes the company's deal to purchase Bonanza Creek Energy.

LM Funding America, Inc. (NASDAQ: LMFA) shares were also up, gaining 64 percent to $4.95 after surging 34.98 percent on Wednesday.

Equities Trading DOWN

RYB Education Inc – ADR (NYSE: RYB) shares dropped 38 percent to $16.56 following reports of Chinese Police investigating claims of sexual molestation and needlemarks on children at Beijing Kindergarten. RYB Education also reported a $50 million buyback plan.

Shares of Medigus Ltd. (NASDAQ: MDGS) were down 25 percent to $1.67. Medigus priced its 810,000 American depositary shares offering at $2 per ADS. Medigus reported a Q3 loss of $1.2 million on sales of $117,000.

Rand Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ: RLOG) was down, falling around 16 percent to $0.309. Rand Logistics shares declined 37.03 percent on Wednesday following deal to be purchased by American Industrial Partners.

Commodities

In commodity news, oil traded up 1.36 percent to $58.81 while gold traded down 0.38 percent to $1,291.90.

Silver traded down 0.73 percent Friday to $17.09, while copper rose 0.81 percent to $3.1845.

Eurozone

European shares were mostly higher today. The eurozone’s STOXX 600 declined 0.12 percent, the Spanish Ibex Index rose 0.24 percent, while Italy’s FTSE MIB Index climbed 0.14 percent. Meanwhile the German DAX climbed 0.42 percent, and the French CAC 40 rose 0.22 percent while U.K. shares fell 0.12 percent.

Economics

The IHS Markit flash manufacturing PMI dropped to 53.8 in November, versus a prior reading of 54.6. The flash services PMI declined to 54.7 compared to 55.3.

Data on money supply for the latest week will be released at 4:30 p.m. ET.

Mid-Morning Market Update: Markets Open Higher; RYB Education Shares Drop

Following the market opening Friday, the Dow traded up 0.15 percent to 23,561.74 while the NASDAQ climbed 0.12 percent to 6,875.71. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.15 percent to 2,600.92.

Leading and Lagging Sectors

Friday morning, the non-cyclical consumer goods & services sector proved to be a source of strength for the market.

In trading on Friday, cyclical consumer goods & services shares fell 0.03 percent. Meanwhile, top losers in the sector included Francesca's Holdings Corp (NASDAQ: FRAN), down 5 percent, and Hibbett Sports, Inc. (NASDAQ: HIBB) down 5 percent.

 

Equities Trading UP

Marathon Patent Group Inc (NASDAQ: MARA) shares shot up 85 percent to $4.04 after jumping 54.23 percent on Wednesday.

Shares of SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE: SD) got a boost, shooting up 7 percent to $18.76 following a report from Dow Jones that Carl Icahn purchased a 13-percent stake in the company. Icahn reportedly opposes the company's deal to purchase Bonanza Creek Energy.

LM Funding America, Inc. (NASDAQ: LMFA) shares were also up, gaining 91 percent to $5.75 after surging 34.98 percent on Wednesday.

Equities Trading DOWN

RYB Education Inc – ADR (NYSE: RYB) shares dropped 37 percent to $16.93 following reports of Chinese Police investigating claims of sexual molestation and needlemarks on children at Beijing Kindergarten. RYB Education also reported a $50 million buyback plan.

Shares of Medigus Ltd. (NASDAQ: MDGS) were down 25 percent to $1.68. Medigus priced its 810,000 American depositary shares offering at $2 per ADS. Medigus reported a Q3 loss of $1.2 million on sales of $117,000.

Qudian Inc – ADR (NYSE: QD) was down, falling around 17 percent to $13.55 after declining 16.19 percent on Wednesday.

Commodities

In commodity news, oil traded up 1.38 percent to $58.82 while gold traded down 0.32 percent to $1,292.70.

Silver traded down 0.59 percent Friday to $17.115, while copper rose 0.93 percent to $3.1885.

Eurozone

European shares were higher today. The eurozone’s STOXX 600 gained 0.27 percent, the Spanish Ibex Index rose 0.32 percent, while Italy’s FTSE MIB Index climbed 0.37 percent. Meanwhile the German DAX climbed 0.88 percent, and the French CAC 40 rose 0.58 percent while U.K. shares rose 0.03 percent.

Economics

The IHS Markit flash manufacturing PMI dropped to 53.8 in November, versus a prior reading of 54.6. The flash services PMI declined to 54.7 compared to 55.3.

Data on money supply for the latest week will be released at 4:30 p.m. ET.

22 Stocks Moving In Friday's Mid-Day Session

LM Funding America, Inc. (NASDAQ: LMFA) shares gained 93.8 percent to $5.83 after surging 34.98 percent on Wednesday.
Marathon Patent Group Inc (NASDAQ: MARA) shares climbed 81.74 percent to $3.98 after jumping 54.23 percent on Wednesday.
Riot Blockchain Inc (NASDAQ: RIOT) shares surged 25.1 percent to $20.00 after climbing 42.01 percent on Wednesday.
Seven Stars Cloud Group Inc (NASDAQ: SSC) gained 25.1 percent to $3.11 after gaining 0.40 percent on Wednesday.
U.S. Global Investors, Inc. (NASDAQ: GROW) climbed 24.8 percent to $3.84 after dropping 8.06 percent on Wednesday.
Seven Stars Cloud Group Inc (NASDAQ: SSC) shares gained 24.5 percent to $3.10.
Digital Power Corporation (NYSE: DPW) shares jumped 19.4 percent to $0.740 after gaining 9.79 percent on Wednesday.
Allied Healthcare Products Inc (NASDAQ: AHPI) shares rose 13.4 percent to $2.40.
Gain Capital Holdings Inc (NYSE: GCAP) shares jumped 10.3 percent to $8.05.
Social Reality Inc (NASDAQ: SRAX) shares gained 7.6 percent to $6.26 after surging 37.59 percent on Wednesday.
Xunlei Ltd (NASDAQ: XNET) shares gained 7.3 percent to $25.73 after climbing 11.74 percent on Wednesday.
SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE: SD) gained 7.2 percent to $18.76 following a report from Dow Jones that Carl Icahn purchased a 13-percent stake in the company. Icahn reportedly opposes the company's deal to purchase Bonanza Creek Energy.
Yandex NV (NASDAQ: YNDX) rose 3 percent to $34.91 following news that a Russian regulator has approved the company’s deal to merge ride-sharing unit with Uber.

Losers
RYB Education Inc – ADR (NYSE: RYB) shares dipped 37.6 percent to $16.68 following reports of Chinese Police investigating claims of sexual molestation and needlemarks on children at Beijing Kindergarten. RYB Education also reported a $50 million buyback plan.
Medigus Ltd. (NASDAQ: MDGS) tumbled 25.1 percent to $1.67. Medigus priced its 810,000 American depositary shares offering at $2 per ADS. Medigus reported a Q3 loss of $1.2 million on sales of $117,000.
Qudian Inc – ADR (NYSE: QD) dropped 16.5 percent to $13.49 after declining 16.19 percent on Wednesday.
Rand Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ: RLOG) shares declined 15 percent to $0.312. Rand Logistics shares declined 37.03 percent on Wednesday following deal to be purchased by American Industrial Partners.
Ekso Bionics Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: EKSO) declined 12.8 percent to $3.04 after dropping 15.50 percent on Wednesday.
Jianpu Technology Inc (NYSE: JT) shares dropped 10.6 percent to $5.14 after falling 12.88 percent on Wednesday.
Cleantech Solutions International Inc (NASDAQ: CLNT) fell 9.9 percent to $ 6.40. Cleantech Solutions shares surged 59.55 percent on Wednesday after the company disclosed that its subsidiary Vantage Ultimate Limited, entered into a conditional share swap deal to buy 51 percent interest in Marvel's issued share capital of Integrated Media Technology.
Frontier Communications Corp (NASDAQ: FTR) dipped 9.3 percent to $ 7.16 as some users complained about service outage.
Net 1 UEPS Technologies Inc (NASDAQ: UEPS) shares declined 9 percent to $11.18 after gaining 21.34 percent on Wednesday.

22 Stocks Moving In Friday's Mid-Day Session

LM Funding America, Inc. (NASDAQ: LMFA) shares gained 93.8 percent to $5.83 after surging 34.98 percent on Wednesday.
Marathon Patent Group Inc (NASDAQ: MARA) shares climbed 81.74 percent to $3.98 after jumping 54.23 percent on Wednesday.
Riot Blockchain Inc (NASDAQ: RIOT) shares surged 25.1 percent to $20.00 after climbing 42.01 percent on Wednesday.
Seven Stars Cloud Group Inc (NASDAQ: SSC) gained 25.1 percent to $3.11 after gaining 0.40 percent on Wednesday.
U.S. Global Investors, Inc. (NASDAQ: GROW) climbed 24.8 percent to $3.84 after dropping 8.06 percent on Wednesday.
Seven Stars Cloud Group Inc (NASDAQ: SSC) shares gained 24.5 percent to $3.10.
Digital Power Corporation (NYSE: DPW) shares jumped 19.4 percent to $0.740 after gaining 9.79 percent on Wednesday.
Allied Healthcare Products Inc (NASDAQ: AHPI) shares rose 13.4 percent to $2.40.
Gain Capital Holdings Inc (NYSE: GCAP) shares jumped 10.3 percent to $8.05.
Social Reality Inc (NASDAQ: SRAX) shares gained 7.6 percent to $6.26 after surging 37.59 percent on Wednesday.
Xunlei Ltd (NASDAQ: XNET) shares gained 7.3 percent to $25.73 after climbing 11.74 percent on Wednesday.
SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE: SD) gained 7.2 percent to $18.76 following a report from Dow Jones that Carl Icahn purchased a 13-percent stake in the company. Icahn reportedly opposes the company's deal to purchase Bonanza Creek Energy.
Yandex NV (NASDAQ: YNDX) rose 3 percent to $34.91 following news that a Russian regulator has approved the company’s deal to merge ride-sharing unit with Uber.

Losers
RYB Education Inc – ADR (NYSE: RYB) shares dipped 37.6 percent to $16.68 following reports of Chinese Police investigating claims of sexual molestation and needlemarks on children at Beijing Kindergarten. RYB Education also reported a $50 million buyback plan.
Medigus Ltd. (NASDAQ: MDGS) tumbled 25.1 percent to $1.67. Medigus priced its 810,000 American depositary shares offering at $2 per ADS. Medigus reported a Q3 loss of $1.2 million on sales of $117,000.
Qudian Inc – ADR (NYSE: QD) dropped 16.5 percent to $13.49 after declining 16.19 percent on Wednesday.
Rand Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ: RLOG) shares declined 15 percent to $0.312. Rand Logistics shares declined 37.03 percent on Wednesday following deal to be purchased by American Industrial Partners.
Ekso Bionics Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: EKSO) declined 12.8 percent to $3.04 after dropping 15.50 percent on Wednesday.
Jianpu Technology Inc (NYSE: JT) shares dropped 10.6 percent to $5.14 after falling 12.88 percent on Wednesday.
Cleantech Solutions International Inc (NASDAQ: CLNT) fell 9.9 percent to $ 6.40. Cleantech Solutions shares surged 59.55 percent on Wednesday after the company disclosed that its subsidiary Vantage Ultimate Limited, entered into a conditional share swap deal to buy 51 percent interest in Marvel's issued share capital of Integrated Media Technology.
Frontier Communications Corp (NASDAQ: FTR) dipped 9.3 percent to $ 7.16 as some users complained about service outage.
Net 1 UEPS Technologies Inc (NASDAQ: UEPS) shares declined 9 percent to $11.18 after gaining 21.34 percent on Wednesday.

Mid-Day Market Update: Crude Oil Up Over 1%; SandRidge Energy Shares Spike Higher

Midway through trading Friday, the Dow traded up 0.20 percent to 23,572.59 while the NASDAQ climbed 0.20 percent to 6,881.10. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.20 percent to 2,602.30.

Leading and Lagging Sectors

On Friday, the non-cyclical consumer goods & services sector proved to be a source of strength for the market.

In trading on Friday, cyclical consumer goods & services shares fell 0.01 percent. Meanwhile, top losers in the sector included Griffin Industrial Realty Inc (NASDAQ: GRIF), down 5 percent, and Movado Group, Inc (NYSE: MOV) down 5 percent.

 

Equities Trading UP

Marathon Patent Group Inc (NASDAQ: MARA) shares shot up 100 percent to $4.37 after jumping 54.23 percent on Wednesday.

Shares of SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE: SD) got a boost, shooting up 7 percent to $18.75 following a report from Dow Jones that Carl Icahn purchased a 13-percent stake in the company. Icahn reportedly opposes the company's deal to purchase Bonanza Creek Energy.

LM Funding America, Inc. (NASDAQ: LMFA) shares were also up, gaining 64 percent to $4.95 after surging 34.98 percent on Wednesday.

Equities Trading DOWN

RYB Education Inc – ADR (NYSE: RYB) shares dropped 38 percent to $16.56 following reports of Chinese Police investigating claims of sexual molestation and needlemarks on children at Beijing Kindergarten. RYB Education also reported a $50 million buyback plan.

Shares of Medigus Ltd. (NASDAQ: MDGS) were down 25 percent to $1.67. Medigus priced its 810,000 American depositary shares offering at $2 per ADS. Medigus reported a Q3 loss of $1.2 million on sales of $117,000.

Rand Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ: RLOG) was down, falling around 16 percent to $0.309. Rand Logistics shares declined 37.03 percent on Wednesday following deal to be purchased by American Industrial Partners.

Commodities

In commodity news, oil traded up 1.36 percent to $58.81 while gold traded down 0.38 percent to $1,291.90.

Silver traded down 0.73 percent Friday to $17.09, while copper rose 0.81 percent to $3.1845.

Eurozone

European shares were mostly higher today. The eurozone’s STOXX 600 declined 0.12 percent, the Spanish Ibex Index rose 0.24 percent, while Italy’s FTSE MIB Index climbed 0.14 percent. Meanwhile the German DAX climbed 0.42 percent, and the French CAC 40 rose 0.22 percent while U.K. shares fell 0.12 percent.

Economics

The IHS Markit flash manufacturing PMI dropped to 53.8 in November, versus a prior reading of 54.6. The flash services PMI declined to 54.7 compared to 55.3.

Data on money supply for the latest week will be released at 4:30 p.m. ET.