Top Gainers Today: Boston Beer Co. Inc. (NYSE:SAM), Puma Biotechnology (NYSE:PBYI), Mexco Energy Corporation (AMEX:MXC), Technical Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:TCCO), and New Concept Energy (AMEX:GBR)

Posted by on Jul 22, 2016

On Friday, the top 5 biggest gainers included Boston Beer Co. Inc. (SAM), a company servicing the Consumer Goods. Boston Beer Co. Inc. is up 17.79% today so far in trading, or 29.30. The price at time of writing is 194.04 with a volume of 716,379. The stock has a PE of 24.33 and a market cap of 2.07B.

The Boston Beer Company, Inc. produces and sells alcohol beverages primarily in the United States. The company’s flagship beer is Samuel Adams Boston Lager. It sells approximately 60 beers under the Samuel Adams or the Sam Adams brands; 12 flavored malt beverages under the Twisted Tea brand; and 10 hard cider beverages under the brand Angry Orchard brand, as well as approximately 40 beers under various Alchemy & Science trade names.

In addition, Puma Biotechnology, Inc. (PBYI) also showed leading gains, posting an increase of 18.76% since prior closing. Puma Biotechnology, Inc. services the Healthcare sector of the market. The price at time of writing is 41.00 with a volume of 1,759,221.

Puma Biotechnology, Inc., a development stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization of products for the treatment of various forms of cancer. Its drug candidates include PB272 (neratinib (oral)) and PB272 (neratinib (intravenous) that are in Phase-III and Phase-II clinical trials for the treatment of early stage breast cancer, metastatic breast cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, and HER2 mutation-positive solid tumors. The company is also developing PB357, an orally administered agent that is an irreversible tyrosine kinase inhibitor that blocks signal transduction through the epidermal growth factor receptors, HER1, HER2, and HER4.

Next is Mexco Energy Corporation (MXC), a company in the Basic Materials sector. Mexco Energy Corporation is showing gains of 19.69% today, which is up 0.55. The price at time of writing is 3.34 with a volume of 45,850.

Mexco Energy Corporation, an independent oil and gas company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of natural gas, crude oil, condensate, and natural gas liquids in the United States. It owns interests in and operates 15 producing wells and 1 water injection well; and partial interests in an additional 6,006 producing wells located in the states of Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Wyoming, Kansas, Colorado, Montana, Virginia, and North Dakota. As of March 31, 2015, the company’s total estimated proved reserves were approximately 6.289 billion cubic feet of natural gas and 659,700 barrels of oil and natural gas liquids.

Technical Communications Corporation (TCCO), in the Technology sector, is showing 77.85% gains. The price at time of writing is 5.14 with a volume of 3,812,070.

Technical Communications Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, distributes, markets, and sells communications security devices, systems, and services worldwide. The company primarily provides voice, data, and facsimile encryptors. Its products include government systems, such as DSD 72A-SP military bulk encryptor, CSD 3324SE telephone/fax encryptor, and the DSP 9000 radio encryptor, as well as the HSE 6000 squad radio headset and telephone encryptor for public safety special operations land mobile radio applications and for military applications.

And lastly: New Concept Energy, Inc. (GBR), which is in the Basic Materials sector, has 121.08% gains (which is 2.35 in dollars) so far today. The price at time of writing is 4.29 with a volume of 10,995,521.

New Concept Energy, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates oil and gas wells, and mineral leases primarily in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Oil and Gas Operations, and Retirement Facilities. Its oil and gas wells, and mineral leases are located in Athens and Meigs counties in Ohio; and Calhoun, Jackson, and Roane counties in West Virginia.

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