A few hot penny stocks are seeing major movement on Friday as shares ride higher on recent news. We’re jumping into those below to see why investors are so happy with those companies today.
Hot Penny Stocks: Zomedica (ZOM)
Today’s ZOM stock news also has it seeing heavy trading. As of this writing, more than 64 million shares of the stock changed hands. That’s an impressive jump from its daily average trading volume of about 27 million shares.
Hot Penny Stocks: AEterna Zentaris (AEZS)
AEterna Zentaris (NASDAQ:AEZS) shares are up next with the stock climbing more than 11% higher as of this writing. That comes despite a lack of news, which means we’re likely seeing a short-squeeze of the shares by retail traders.
To support that, AEZS is seeing unusually high trading volume today. That has some 26 million shares trading as of this afternoon. For perspective, the company’s daily average trading volume is closer to 1.3 million shares.
Hot Penny Stocks: Progenity (PROG)
Progenity (NASDAQ:PROG) stock closes us out today with shares rising over 18% as of this afternoon. Yet again, we’re seeing a penny stock run higher on a lack of news. This is actually a continuation of a meme stock rally that we reported on Thursday.
That rally has PROG stock experiencing heavy trading today. As of this afternoon, roughly 180 million shares of the stock have changed hands. That’s a hefty increase over its daily average trading volume of 9.1 million shares.
We’ve got more than just penny stock news worth checking out below!
There’s plenty of stock coverage that traders need to know about for Friday. A few examples include what’s happening with Novavax (NASDAQ:NVAX), AMC Entertainment (NYSE:AMC), and Biomerica (NASDAQ:BMRA) shares today. You can learn all about that at the following links!
More Stock Market News for Friday
- Novavax News: Why NVAX Stock Investors Have a Tough Pill to Swallow Today
- AMC Stock Alert: 2 Reasons Why Investors Are Buzzing About AMC Entertainment Today
- BMRA Stock: The Big Walmart Deal That Has Biomerica Investors Smiling Today
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