Top Gainers Today: Ocean Power Technologies(NASDAQ:OPTT), Sophiris Bio(NASDAQ:SPHS), Hudson Technologies (NASDAQ:HDSN), Real Goods Solar(NASDAQ:RGSE), and Golden Enterprises (NASDAQ:GLDC)
On Tuesday, the top 5 biggest gainers included Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (OPTT), a company servicing the Industrial Goods. Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. is up 31.30% today so far in trading, or 2.00. The price at time of writing is 8.39 with a volume of 5,434,250.
Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. develops and commercializes proprietary systems that generate electricity by harnessing the renewable energy of ocean waves primarily in the United States, Europe, Asia, and Australia. It offers autonomous PowerBuoy system that is designed to generate power for use independent of the power grid in remote locations. The company focuses on serving public and private entities, and agencies that use electricity in and near the ocean.
In addition, Sophiris Bio, Inc. (SPHS) also showed leading gains, posting an increase of 32.05% since prior closing. Sophiris Bio, Inc. services the Healthcare sector of the market. The price at time of writing is 4.12 with a volume of 13,076,144.
Sophiris Bio, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development of products for the treatment of urological diseases. The company’s primary product candidate is PRX302, which is in Phase III clinical trial for treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), as well as for the treatment of localized low to intermediate risk prostate cancer. It has a strategic relationship with Kissei Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. for the development and commercialization of PRX302 and other products for the treatment of the symptoms of BPH, prostate cancer, prostatitis, or other diseases of the prostate; and license agreement with UVIC Industry Partnerships Inc. and The Johns Hopkins University with respect to the use of PRX302 for the development of therapeutics for the symptoms of BPH, prostate cancer, and other non-cancer diseases and conditions of the prostate.
Next is Hudson Technologies Inc. (HDSN), a company in the Industrial Goods sector. Hudson Technologies Inc. is showing gains of 33.77% today, which is up 1.28. The price at time of writing is 5.07 with a volume of 10,226,835. The stock has a PE of 22.43 and a market cap of 123.21M.
Hudson Technologies Inc. operates as a refrigerant services company in the United States and internationally. The company sells reclaimed and virgin refrigerants, and industrial gases; and provides refrigerant management services, which primarily include reclamation of refrigerants and laboratory testing. It also separates crossed refrigerants; and provides re-usable cylinder refurbishment and hydrostatic testing services.
Real Goods Solar, Inc. (RGSE), in the Industrial Goods sector, is showing 42.91% gains. The price at time of writing is 7.86 with a volume of 349,507.
Real Goods Solar, Inc. operates as a residential and commercial solar energy engineering, procurement, and construction company in the United States. It operates in three segments: Residential, Sunetric, and Other. The company offers solar energy services, including design, procurement, permitting, build-out, grid connection, financing referrals, and warranty and customer satisfaction.
And lastly: Golden Enterprises Inc. (GLDC), which is in the Consumer Goods sector, has 58.40% gains (which is 4.38 in dollars) so far today. The price at time of writing is 11.88 with a volume of 334,805. The stock has a PE of 29.07 and a market cap of 83.18M.
Golden Enterprises, Inc., through its subsidiary, Golden Flake Snack Foods, Inc., produces, markets, and distributes snack products in the United States. The company offers salted snack items, such as potato chips, tortilla chips, corn chips, fried pork skins, baked and fried cheese curls, onion rings, and puff corn. It also sells canned dips, pretzels, peanut butter crackers, cheese crackers, dried meat products, and nuts packaged by other manufacturers using the Golden Flake label.