Top stock gainer No.1: ROSG
Rosetta Genomics Ltd. (ROSG) develops, validates and commercializes a range of microRNA-based molecular diagnostic tests. On Wednesday, the company announced a registered direct offering for investors to purchase an aggregate of 632,057 ordinary shares at a price of $3.50 per share, the net proceeds from the offering will be primarily used to fund the company’s operations and for other general corporate purposes. The company ushered a big day today, ROSG stock price was up 39.24%, or $1.55, to end at $5.50 with a volume of 1.81 million shares versus average volume of 181,889 shares. Over the last 52 weeks, ROSG stock traded as high as $36.45 and the current stock price is 84.9% off the top.
Top stock gainer No.2: BWS
Brown Shoe Company, Inc.(BWS), a footwear retailer and wholesaler, operates through retail shoe stores and e-commerce websites, to provide casual, dress, and athletic footwear products to women, men, and children. The company reported the first quarter 2012 results today, showing net sales of $626.4 million versus $619.6 million a year ago, adjusted earnings of $0.23 per share, up 44% compared with $0.16 per share in the same period of last year. The results mean a great start for the company this year, sending its stock price shooting up 25.46%, or $2.23, to finish at $10.99 per share, with a volume of 3.45 million shares versus an average basis of 383,056 shares. Over the past 52 weeks, BWS stock traded as high as $11.53, 4.9% higher than the current share price.
Top stock gainer No.3: NEWL
NewLead Holdings Ltd.(NEWL), an international shipping company that engaged in product tankers and dry bulk carriers. It operates in two segments, Wet Operations and Dry Operations. NEWL stock price soared 16.67%, or $0.25, to close at $1.75 per share. Over the past 52 weeks, the highest level of NEWL stock price was $5.23 while the lowest was $0.40, and the current stock price is 66.5% off the ceiling. The company was expected to release its latest quarterly earnings today, but so far we haven’t seen any result about this.