PMCB Stock: 14 Things to Know About PharmaCyte Biotech as Shares Skyrocket


PharmaCyte Biotech (NASDAQ:PMCB) stock is taking off on Wednesday and there are a few things that potential investors need to know about the company.

Stacks of pennies sitting around each other representing PMCB Stock.

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Let’s jump into all the details traders need to know of PMCB stock today below!

  • PharmaCyte Biotech is a biotechnology company developing cellular therapies for cancer and diabetes.
  • The company is using a proprietary cellulose-based live-cell encapsulation technology called Cell-in-a-Box for this.
  • This has the tech acting as its development platform to create treatments for various types of cancer and diabetes.
  • Investors will want to know that the company has only recently started trading on the Nasdaq Exchange.
  • Prior to this, the company was trading on the OTC Markets Group.
  • PharmaCyte Biotech uplisted to the Nasdaq after a reverse stock split in an effort to gain additional investors.
  • The company said it needed that additional funding to continue its work.
  • The plan was a success as it gained numerous institutional investors after that reverse stock split.
  • However, there’s no denying that the company is still a risky bet for traders.
  • Even after the reverse stock split and uplist to the Nasdaq, PMCB shares are still firmly in the penny stock range.
  • That means traders will want to be extra careful about investing in the stock.
  • Penny stocks are prone to volatility as they are easier to manipulate than other stocks.
  • PMCB is seeing incredibly heavy trading today with some 68 million shares changing hands.
  • That’s a massive jump from the company’s daily average trading volume of roughly 431,000 shares.

PMCB stock was up 117.1% as of Wednesday morning.

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