3 Stocks To Keep Your Eyes On: Rex Energy Corporation(NASDAQ:REXX), Allied Nevada Gold Corp.(NYSEMKT:ANV) and ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc.(NASDAQ:ZIOP)
New York, NY – GDP INSIDER – 01/13/2015.
This article discusses three companies: Rex Energy Corporation(NASDAQ:REXX), Allied Nevada Gold Corp.(NYSEMKT:ANV) and ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc.(NASDAQ:ZIOP)
Rex Energy Corporation(NASDAQ:REXX) traded for a new 52 week low of $2.88 before finishing the day at a closing price of $2.94 after a 20.11% loss of $0.74 per share as WTI crude oil prices dropped 4.6% to $46/barrel and 5.2% to $47.51/barrel for Brent crude oil for February delivery. Yesterday, analysts at Goldman Sachs cut their 3-month forecasts for Brent from $80 to $42/barrel and $70 to $41/barrel for WTI. The firm also lowered its 2015 forecast for Brent from $83.75 to $50.40/barrel and from $70 to $42/barrel for WTI crude oil.
Allied Nevada Gold Corp.(NYSEMKT:ANV) surged 13.33% as gold saw an increase of 1.39% to $1,233/ounce for February delivery on the COMEX yesterday. The stock closed its trading session at $1.19, a $0.14 gain per share which moved the stock 65.28% above its 52-week low of $0.72 and 82.24% below its 52-week high of $6.70. The ticker gained an additional six cents to 5.04% during afterhours trading. Allied Nevada Gold Corp has a market cap of $129.24 million and traded a high volume of 6.86 million shares during yesterday’s trading session.
ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc.(NASDAQ:ZIOP) traded for a new 52-week high of $6.10 before finished yesterday’s trading at a new closing price of $5.93 after a 10.22% boost of $0.55 per share. The stock currently stands at a weekly performance of 16.96%, monthly performance of 49.37% and a quarterly performance of 144.03%. Recently, analysts at TheStreet upgraded their rating on the stock from Sell to Hold. ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc appears to be on the rise. The company traded 156.71% above its 52 week low of $2.31yesterday. The ticker traded 2.13 million shares and 102.71 million shares outstanding.
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