U.S. stocks ended mixed on Friday, January 13, 2017. The Dow Jones ended slightly lower by 0.03%, the S&P 500 increased 0.18%, and the Nasdaq led with a 0.48% gain. Commodities did not fare much better: crude oil dropped 1.02%, gold prices skid 0.17%, and silver was unchanged.

Micro-cap stocks, collectively, outperformed larger-cap stocks on Friday. Nine of the ten indices saw gains today, in which eight of the nine gainers outperformed the S&P 500. The one micro-cap laggard was the OTCQB Venture Index, which dipped 0.11%.

OTC Markets 2017-01-13
OTC Markets 2017-01-13

Today’s Top OTC Winners:

  • CannaSys, Inc. (OTC Pink: MJTK) +175%: The cannabis technology company shot up 175% on Friday, January 13, 2017. However, there is no recent official news from the company. Overall, the stock saw volume of 469.14 million shares exchange hands today.
  • Champion Iron, Ltd. (OTC Pink: CHPRF) +44.75%: Shares of the Australian company jumped 44.75% on Friday, January 13, 2017. However, there was no news or press that could be located. Overall, the stock saw volume of 1.31 million shares exchange hands on Friday.
  • OWC Pharmaceutical Research Corp. (OTCQB: OWCP) +35.44%: The Israeli cannabis company has continued to see volatility in recent weeks, as the stock gained an additional 35.44% on Friday. However, there is no news that was released in recent days. The stock saw volume of 7.7 million shares on Friday.
  • mCig, Inc. (OTCQB: MCIG) +31.03%: The vaporizer manufacture has had very active price action in recent weeks and rallied another 31.03% today. However, there is no official news or press in recent days. The stock saw volume of 21.99 million shares exchange hands today.
  • World Media & Technology Corp. (OTC Pink: WRMT) +21.78%: Despite being marked with the “buyer beware” and skull-and-crossbones sign by OTCmarkets.com, the wearable device company rallied 21.78% on Friday, January 13, 2017. There was no news or press released in the last couple of days. Overall, the stock saw volume of 108,018 shares exchange hands today.
  • Peabody Energy Corp. (OTC Pink: BTUUQ) +19.71%: The bankrupt coal company has continued to rally over the past several days and finished out the week with another 19.71% gain. However, there is no recent news other than the reorganization issues with senior debt holders from several days ago. The stock saw volume of 1.41 million shares exchange hands today.
  • PetroGas Company (OTC Pink: PTCO) +10.67%: The oil & gas company rallied 10.67% on Friday, after the company recently announced it has acquired 11 different oil & gas wells within Texas. The company is purchasing the wells that are operated by Vanguard Operating, LLC.
  • Proto Script Pharmaceutical Corp. (OTC Pink: PSCR) +10.49%: The pharmaceutical company continued to rally, after reporting strong revenue growth in the past couple of days. Shares rallied 10.49% on Friday, January 13, 2017. However, there is no recent news since the revenue report. The stock saw volume of 735,921 shares exchange hands today.

Today’s Top OTC Losers:

  • MJP International Ltd. (OTC Pink: MJPI) -27.85%: The green energy company dove 27.85% on Friday, January 13, 2017. The sell off comes just a day after the company released details on its latest retail expansion within the United States.
  • AXIM Biotechnologies, Inc. (OTCQB: AXIM) -26.05%: The CBD pharmaceutical company has been on fire this week. However, shares dove 26.05% on Friday, in what is most likely profit taking. The stock saw volume of 659,878 shares exchange hands on the day.
  • Novus Acquisition & Development Corp. (OTC Pink: NDEV) -14.11%: The acquisition & development company dropped 14.11% on Friday, but there is no recent news or press in past few days. Overall, the stock saw volume of 1.82 million shares exchange hands on Friday.
  • Q BioMed, Inc. (OTCQB: QBIO) -12.86%: The biomedical company dropped 12.86% on Friday, but there was no news or press that was released today. Overall, the stock saw volume of 517,091 shares exchange hands today.

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