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Why Is Lion Group (LGHL) Stock Up 31% Today?


  • Lion Group (LGHL) stock is gaining with heavy trading today.
  • That’s despite a lack of news from the company.
  • This could be the result of its penny stock status.
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Lion Group (NASDAQ:LGHL) stock is rocketing higher on Tuesday despite a lack of news from the trading platform operator today.

There’s been no new press releases or filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that explain why shares of LGHL stock are on the move today. Instead, it looks like investors can thank heavy trading for the current rally.

As of this writing, more than 16 million shares of the company’s stock have changed hands. To put that in perspective, the daily average trading volume of LGHL stock is closer to about 1.9 million shares.

Investors will also keep in mind that LGHL is a penny stock. That comes from its low trading price of about 12 cents, as well as its market capitalization of $7.326 million. These two factors make it easy for speculative traders to manipulate the shares.

What to Know About LGHL Stock

Lion Group is based out of Singapore, and it allows for trading on exchanges around the world. The company operates a small trading platform that allows trading for corporate clients, individual traders, and retail investors.

Lion Group was founded in 2015 and went public via a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) merger with Proficient Alpha Acquisition. This saw the company’s shares make their debut in July 2020.

LGHL stock is up 31% as of Tuesday morning.

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On the date of publication, William White did not have (either directly or indirectly) any positions in the securities mentioned in this article. The opinions expressed in this article are those of the writer, subject to the InvestorPlace.com Publishing Guidelines.

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