Pacific Ethanol Inc (NASDAQ:PEIX) down by 4.85%, Knight Capital Group Inc. (NYSE:KCG)

Posted by Lacee Page May 9, 2013 0 Comment 1263 views


Hartford, CT 05/09/2013 (GDPInsider) – Pacific Ethanol Inc (NASDAQ:PEIX) tumbled 4.85% to $0.293. Its opening share price was $0.32 as compared to the previous days share closing price of $0.31. The stock rose to an intraday high of $0.32 and dipped to an intraday low of $0.28. Shares in excess of 1.63 million were traded in today’s trading session as compared to the average trading volume of 2.29 million which is calculated over a period of thirty days. The market cap of the stock at current levels is $42.33 million and beta is 1.91 which is calculated from the movement of the stock in comparison to the index. The analysts are targeting a price of about $0.96, thus there is further room for the stock to fall. The short float percentage in the company’s stock is 7.12% and the short ratio is 3.90. The price of the stock is 2.13% above its 20 days simple moving average of $0.29.

The company reported its 1Q2013 results where revenue increased by 14% to $225.5 million from $197.7 million a year ago. The company reported a gross profit of $0.846 million as compared to a gross loss of $7.5 million a year ago.

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Knight Capital Group Inc. (NYSE:KCG) tumbled 0.85% to $3.52. Its opening share price was $3.53 as compared to the previous days share closing price of $3.55. The stock rose to an intraday high of $3.55 and dipped to an intraday low of $3.52. Shares in excess of 3.40 million were traded in today’s trading session as compared to the average trading volume of 1.40 million which is calculated over a period of thirty days. The market cap of the stock at current levels is $759.04 million and beta is 0.16 which is calculated from the movement of the stock in comparison to the index. The analysts are targeting a price of about $3.33, thus there is further room for the stock to fall. The short float percentage in the company’s stock is 2.21% and the short ratio is 4.98. The price of the stock is 0.94% below its 20 days simple moving average of $3.55.

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