Vallon Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:VLON) stock is rising higher on Monday despite a lack of news from the clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company.
Instead, it looks like heavy trading is behind today’s gains. As of this writing, more than 8 million shares of VLON stock have changed hands. To put that in perspective, the company’s daily average trading volume is closer to 4.7 million shares.
It’s also worth keeping in mind that VLON stock is a penny stock. That comes from its share price trading for less than $1, as well as its low market capitalization of around $6 million. Both of these make it susceptible to volatility, especially during pre-market trading.
Other Recent VLON Stock News
Just because there’s no Vallon Pharmaceuticals news today doesn’t mean there isn’t other recent news to note. For example, the company provided an update on its planned merger with GRI Bio. That merger will have the combined company focusing on GRI Bio’s pipeline of NKT cell regulators.
Considering the recent update, as well as the low price of VLON stock, it makes sense why shares would see volatility in the following days. That could continue with further gains or switch to losses, depending on how trading goes. That’s something to think about before considering a stake in Vallon Pharmaceuticals.
VLON stock is up 38.4% as of Monday morning.
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