Small Caps to Watch: BG Medicine, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGMD), Noranda Aluminum Holding Corporation (NYSE:NOR), National Bank of Greece (ADR) (NYSE:NBG)
Northern, WI 05/03/2013 (GDPInsider) – BG Medicine, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGMD) opened trading at 1.68 and is up 10.37% on trading volume of 112.21K. The technical chart shows that the stock has been rather flat for the last 2 months and is currently down 74.65% on its 52-week high of 7.10. It is however, up 80% on its 52-week low of 1.00 and analysts have set a target price of 5.00 for the stock. BGMD has a RSI of 57.88 and the stock is trading 2.18% above its 50-day simple moving average and 6.07% above its 20-day simple moving average. EPS next year is expected to rise by 28.90% and sales Q/Q has risen 182.85%. There are 27.58 million shares outstanding and institutions own 70.42% of the stock.
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Noranda Aluminum Holding Corporation (NYSE:NOR) opened trading at 3.66 and is 6.72% on trading volume of 302.41K. The stock is down 59.63% on its 52-week high of 9.58 but up 23.12% on its 52-week low of 3.14. Noranda is one of North America’s largest producers of aluminum products and rolled aluminum coils and the company recently filed a Form 10-Q reporting its quarterly results. According to the filing, higher natural gas prices resulted in net cash cost per pound shipped in Q1 2013. The company has a P/E of 4.96 and analysts have set a target price of 6.25. NOR has a RSI of 51.58 and the stock is trading 6.66% below its 50-day moving average and 4.57% above its 20-day moving average.
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National Bank of Greece (ADR) (NYSE:NBG) is up 7.63% having started the day’s trading at 0.94. The stock had a previous close of 1.00 and is trading with a range of 0.94 and 1.02. Volume for NBG is 2.83 million and the stock is up 63.38% on its 52-week low of 0.61. The company has a market cap of $1.13 billion and EPS this year is set to rise 83.58%. The stock is up 4.53% on its 50-day simple moving average and 23.88% up on its 20-day simple moving average. Analysts believe the outlook for banking stocks looks positive so long as there’s a rebound in interest rates. NBG looks to be rallying from the approval of its recap plan by shareholders.
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