Stocks sold off broadly to start off the trading session on Friday, October 21, 2016. However, stocks managed to claw back above session lows seen earlier in the day. In the end, micro-cap stock indices still managed to see losses across the board. Only large-cap stocks managed to make a comeback Friday, closing slightly above unchanged.

OTC Markets-2016-10-21
OTC Markets-2016-10-21

Today’s Top OTC Winners:

  • PT Bumi Resources TBK (OTC Pink: PBMRY) +217.65%: Shares of PBMRY rallied an impressive 217.65%, during trading Friday, October 21, 2016. However, there is no news or press that would provide reasoning behind the surge. The stock saw volume of 556 shares exchange hands, compared to average daily volume of 0 shares over the past month.
  • Peabody Energy Corp. (OTC Pink: BTUUQ) +68.90%: This is now the third consecutive day that BTUUQ has landed on the “winners list.” According to a Seeking Alpha article, the recent surge in shares of the bankrupt coal company could be due to an options short squeeze.
  • Sinotruk Hong Kong Ltd. (OTC Pink: SHKLY) +51.74%: Shares of SHKLY surged nearly 52% on no news or new developments. The company saw 600 shares exchange hands in today’s session, compared to average daily volume of 0 shares over the past three months.
  • Global Recycle Energy, Inc. (OTC Pink: GREI) +38.89%: After finding itself on yesterday’s “top losers” list, GREI staged a comeback and erased yesterday’s losses. However, there is still no news to support the swings in the stock. The company saw volume of 810 shares today, compared to average daily volume of 471 shares over the past three months.
  • New Energy Exchange Ltd. (OTC Pink: EBODF) +33.56%: Shares of EBODF rallied 33.56% during Friday trading. However, no news was out to support the rally. The company saw volume of 100 shares, compared to average daily volume of 50 shares over the past three months.
  • Williams Industries, Inc. (OTC Pink: WMSI) +31.03%: Shares of WMSI staged a 31% rally Friday, but no news or press was released. The company saw volume of 1,200 shares, compared to average daily volume of 137 shares over the past three months.
  • New Hope Corporation Ltd. (OTC Pink: NHPEF) +29.45%: Shares of NHPEF staged a rally of 29.45% during Friday’s trading session. However, while there was no specific news to support the rally, the coal company may be benefitting from the latest coal rally.
  • Dyesol Limited (OTC Pink: DYSOY) +24.31%: The solar and renewable energy company sustained a 24.31% rally on Friday, but did not release any news or press. The company saw volume of 200 shares, compared to average daily volume of 18 shares over the past three months.

Today’s Top OTC Losers:

  • Omtool, Ltd. (OTC Pink: OMTL) -68.25%: Shares of the document capture company dove Friday, but there was no news to support to sell off. The company saw 570 shares exchange hands during Friday’s trading session, compared to average daily volume of 19 shares over the past three months.
  • Dragon Jade International Ltd. (OTCQB: DGJI) -55.56%: Shares of the health supplement provider skidded -55.56% Friday. However, there was no clear indication as to what may have caused the sell off. The company saw volume of 100 shares, compared to average daily volume of 81 shares over the past month.
  • Nyrstar NV (OTC Pink: NYRSY) -31.69%: Shares of the junior mining company were crushed Friday, but there was no news to explain the sell off. The drop in shares of NYRSY comes just nearly a week after Moody’s Corporation (NYSE: MCO) upgrades the company’s outlook from stable to positive.
  • Connecticut Natural Gas Corp. (OTC Pink: CTGSP) -30.63%: Preferred shares of Connecticut Natural Gas Corp. sold off -30.63% on Friday, October 21, 2016. There was no news or evidence to suggest what could be behind the sudden drop in shares. However, the company is flagged for “no information” on com and continued silence on behalf of management could cause a stock to sell off.

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Have a great weekend!

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